Exclusive Excerpt: Losing Control by Nina Croft

29 August 2013 Jackie 1

I am excited to welcome author Nina Croft, who is sharing an exclusive excerpt of her new novel, Losing Control. Four years after escaping her abusive ex-husband, Kim finally believes she’s in control of her life and her emotions and she’s determined to never risk either again with a man. […]

Escapists Uncensored

Escapists Uncensored: Release Date Nightmare

28 August 2013 Natassia 3

You walk into the bookstore with money to burn and go to your favorite section, eager to peruse the new releases. You see cover after cover of the same style and subgenre, turning the book over you read a similar synopsis to every other book published that day and begin […]

Happily Never After Reflected

28 August 2013 Jackie 1

Tor.com has an excerpt of the newly released comic by China Mieville, Dial H #15. Larissa Ione has posted an excerpt of her newly released Lords of Deliverance novel, Reaver, which hits shelves December 17th. io9 has an excerpt from Chapter one of Ramez Naam’s Crux, which released yesterday. io9 […]

Guest Author: Cheryse Durrant

27 August 2013 Jackie 0

I am excited to welcome author Cheryse Durrant, who is celebrating the release of her debut novel, The Blood She Betrayed. To save her kingdom, she must betray her blood… Thrust into the technology-driven Earthlands via magical mists, Shahkara is forced to rely on Max McCalden to help search for […]

Sunday Surprise: AAD Finds!

25 August 2013 Jackie 0

Sunday Surprise is a feature that showcases three random novels that have either caught our eye, have received for review or are just not getting enough attention. Hopefully we’re able to introduce you to a new fabulous read or even remind you of what you’re missing. Did we catch your […]

Thoughts on what I’ve been reading

25 August 2013 Jackie 2

I haven’t been doing a lot of reviewing lately, but I have been reading. You can only say “OMG it was fraking awesome” so many times before it gets old. Since I’ve mainly been reading series I’m invested in with a couple new ones sprinkled in, and to avoid saying […]


Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward

22 August 2013 Nikki R 0

When I read Casey’s review for Lover Unleashed by J.R.Ward, I wondered if I could skip this one and not miss anything. Her review isn’t negative at all, in fact she says she loved it, she just had a few issues with it and they happen to be ones I […]

Guest Authors: Philippa Ballantine & Tee Morris

22 August 2013 Jackie 1

I am excited to welcome the dynamic writing duo Philippa Ballantine & Tee Morris, who are getting ready to release their new anthology, Ministry Protocol. The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences novels are a multi-award winning steampunk series, which tells the story of the government agency committed to keeping citizens safe […]

Linda Grimes

Guest Author: Linda Grimes

20 August 2013 Jackie 1

I am excited to welcome author Linda Grimes, who is celebrating the release of her second Ciel Halligan novel, Quick Fix. Ciel Halligan, an aura adaptor with a chameleon-like ability to step into the lives of her clients and fix their problems for them—as them—is working a job at the […]