Reading, contesting, and linking, oh my!

Congrats to the commenters who won copies of Dark Hunger: Tink, Anne, Morning Glow, CC, and Dottie! Thanks to everyone who participated – stop back tomorrow for a new book giveaway.


All About Books has a copy of Karen Marie Moning’s Dreamfever up for grabs – comment by 11:59 pm, EDT, August 27, for your chance to win.

You have several chances to win a copy of Devyn Quinn’s latest release, Possession: at Love Romance Passion (comment before August 29) and at Anna’s Book Blog (comment before August 30).

SciFiGuy is giving away two signed copies of Annette McLeave’s new release, Drawn into Darkness. Leave a comment by midnight, August 31, for your chance to win.

For your chance to win a copy of Jory Strong’s Ghostland or Spider-Touched, leave a comment at Literary Escapism by midnight, September 1.

A Journey of Books is giving away copies of Highland Rebel – you have until midnight EDT, September 15, to participate.

Fantasy Dreamer has a great list of book news and contests. So does Cecile!


Sony announced a wireless ebook reader yesterday. Gizmodo compares the major wireless ebook readers and has some info about the virtual library ebook checkout that Sony mentioned.

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any crazier than Mr. Darcy, Vampyrehere comes Jane Bites Back.

LOL – if you’re brave and need some laughs, head on over to The Thrillionth Page to read about Miss Doreen’s sordid reading discovery

How about a random but adorable link to a little black kitty boy?


Reading Update
Blue Fire, ePistols at Dawn, and The Long Way Home by Z.A. Maxfield. ebooks. M/m romance. Blue Fire and ePistols at Dawn were ok. Sadly, The Long Way Home would definitely have benefited from more editorial attention – the basic story was good, but it rambled, wandered, and fell down more than once due to structural issues.
St. Nacho’s and Physical Therapy by Z.A. Maxfield. ebooks. Related m/m romances about the somewhat mystical and strangely healing California town of Santo Ignacio, known as St. Nacho’s. (And hey, there’s a detour to River Falls, Wisconsin!)
Fire on the Mountain by P. D. Singer. ebook. Smokin’ hot m/m about two guys fighting forest fires in the Rockies.
Black Hills by Nora Roberts. I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned how much I love the Black Hills, so I was particularly interested in the latest from Nora Roberts. Alas, it’s set in the Deadwood area, which isn’t the area of the Black Hills with which I’m familiar. As usual with the Nora, it was well-written and suspenseful until almost the very last page.
Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, Book 9) by Charlaine Harris. Oh, my, just when you think that Sookie’s life can’t get any more complicated and crazy… another book comes out.
Somebody Killed His Editor (Holmes & Moriarity, Book 1) by Josh Lanyon. ebook. Mystery writer Christopher Holmes is trying to revitalize his career at a writing retreat and things don’t go quite as planned… This was really well-done and poked fun at publishing and crazyily targeted mystery niches. Speaking of Josh Lanyon, Love Romances & More is deep in their m/m focus series and had a great interview with him yesterday.


May appears to have forgiven the toy basket… mostly.

“I’m keeping an eye on this toy basket, and keeping one foot on the floor. Just in case.” -Mayhem

24 thoughts on “Reading, contesting, and linking, oh my!”

  1. Good Morning May, Chaos and Chris:

    I hope you are all well. That toy basket is looking excellent to me today. 🙂

    Congrats to the winners of Ms. Herron’s book!

    Thanks so much for the links Chris!

    Have a great day. 🙂

    Best
    L

  2. I won! I won! I won!

    This is the second thing I’ve won this month after a lifetime of winning NOTHING. Lol. I should play the lotto too while I’m at it.

  3. This is what I get for not following the series (umm, I’d blame Anita Blake, but I recovered from that a while ago) is you post and I find out that the Charlaine Harris series is on Book 9??? Damn!

  4. I’m so glad Sony finally got it together about offering wireless on their ereader, which I never really understood why they didn’t in the first place. After all you would think the makers of Playstation & PSP would realize the value of wireless on anything portable.

    Looks like you have some good reads, hope your enjoying them. 🙂

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