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Sleeping with the Fishes by M. Davidson

31 July 2010 Jennifer 5

You would not believe the sheer number of books that I’ve read that have vampires and weres as the main characters. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good story with my ‘go to’ paranormals, but I figured it might be interesting to read a story that didn’t involve them. […]

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Guest Author: Robert Sadler

30 July 2010 Jackie 21

Today, Literary Escapism is excited to welcome Robert Sadler, author of Secrets of Blood and Bone, to the floor. What if one night you discovered you were a rare breed of warrior meant to be the champion of all mankind? That you were caught in the middle of an age […]

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Pocket After Dark

30 July 2010 Jackie 1

This press release from Pocket Books showed up in my inbox this morning and I thought I would share.  No I haven’t checked it out yet, so if anyone does, please let me know what you think! _______________________________________________________________________________ POCKET BOOKS LAUNCHES POCKET AFTER DARK A NEW ONLINE COMMUNITY CREATED ESPECIALLY […]

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Jemima J by J. Green

30 July 2010 Lisa 7

As a woman who has struggled with my weight for the past 10 years of my life, I found myself intrigued by the book synopsis for Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans by Jane Green. Jemima Jones is overweight. About one hundred pounds overweight. Treated like a […]

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Ian’s Top 10 Board Books

29 July 2010 Jackie 3

As I’m getting ready for Simon’s arrival, I’ve been gathering up board books again.  I didn’t keep all of Ian’s – it just wasn’t possible since I’ve transfered my love of buying books for my library to his – and I’ve had to reestablish a collection.  Yes, the boys totally […]

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Secrets of Blood & Bone by R. Sadler

29 July 2010 Jennifer 5

Secrets of Blood and Bone by Robert S. Sadler was a book whose story really intrigued me, but whose character interactions left a lot to be desired. What if one night you discovered you were a rare breed of warrior meant to be the champion of all mankind? That you […]

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Coming August 1st: NAC Mini-Challenge

28 July 2010 Jackie 4

I’ve been racking my brain, trying to think up a great theme for August when it literally hit me.  As in this 11×14 canvas board of 40 author signatures that fell onto my desk from where it’s be leaning against the wall since May.  That’s right, the RT Author Board […]

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Book Club Chat Tonight!

28 July 2010 Jennifer 1

Okay ladies and gents, tonight is the night! Literary Escapism’s very first book club chat is being held tonight at 9pm eastern in LE’s chat room! The book being discussed is Night’s Cold Kiss by Tracey O’Hara. Talk to your hearts content. We want to know what you think of […]

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King Rolen’s Kin Trilogy

28 July 2010 Jackie 0

The Uncrowned King, the second novel in the King Rolen’s Kin trilogy by Rowena Cory Daniells, is officially out as of yesterday. Cloaked in silent winter snow, the kingdom of Rolencia sleeps as rumours spread of Affinity Seeps, places where power wells up from the land’s heart. Meanwhile, King Rolen […]

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Sins of the Heart by E. Silver

28 July 2010 Tricia 2

I am so very happy that I made the last minute decision to pick up Sins of the Heart by Eve Silver. I now have another favorite author to add to my A-List!  I really didn’t know what I was going to think of Sins of the Heart since I […]