Category Archives: Book Review

Where’s Kourtney in October + What’s She Reading?

October is my busiest month this year. I’m on the road the most I’ve ever been and doing the most events in the shortest bursts of time. I always try to schedule one event a week, but well, sometimes an … Continue reading

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The Pleasure of Reading

It’s been a while since I got lost in the pages of a book. Giving myself over to the pleasure of the story and enjoying it. My brain is hardwired to analyze story. To note the pacing, look for the … Continue reading

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Awesome Reads From 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve posted book reviews. Here are two great reads from the fall of 2014. One of the best cross-genre books I’ve ever read! Mr. Holm melds noir and urban fantasy perfectly. I love how Samuel’s … Continue reading

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Great Books on Storytelling

I know writers who don’t read books about the craft of writing. But I’m not one of them. I’ve always been able to absorb stuff from books and apply it. That might be my superpower. It’s why I am a voracious reader … Continue reading

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Fantastic YA Reads: Daughter of Smoke and Bone and Harbinger

    It is rare that a book feels like a soul. A being that I’ve connected with. But great books are imbued with a soul. A tiny piece of their creator lives inside them.Daughter of Smoke and Bone tore … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Emergence and An Abundance of Katherines

  Emergence, the second book in the Darkness and Light series, is a neck-tingling, tension-filled journey that I loved every second of. It picks up shortly after The First of Her Kind left off. The entire book kept me on … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: First of Her Kind and Death's Dream Kingdom

For February, I’d like to showcase two uber talented indie authors that are on my authors to watch list. Because I expect more and more great things from both of them! K.L. Schwengel crafts a beautiful page-turner with her debut … Continue reading

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Double Dip Release and Recent Reads

My Killer Nashville conference buddy, Gretchen Archer, is releasing her second book in the Davis Way Crime Caper tomorrow. So I’m squeezing one more review in this month. I read the awesome ARC and wanted to blog about it close … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Merry Market Murder + How to Write A Novel

Merry Market Murder Terrific setting, lovable characters, and a great mystery all come together in this fabulous book. This cozy mystery is the fifth installment of Paige Shelton’s Farmers’ Market Mystery series. I love returning to Monson, South Carolina and … Continue reading

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