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Getting Lit Ep11: Grimspace

By Ann Aguire. Special guest host: my sister Katy! Highlights: "I'm eating it like a Go-gurt because I'm a damn adult and I can do what I want." "...like the meth?" "I can only imagine him wearing puka shells." "Amishland: the worst theme park ever." "I'm...

Books I Read, Vol 42

    Space romance: laser guns of loooooveeee! A marquess with nightmares. Book deal alert! Scarred yet adorably, cheerfully arrogant duke from Tessa Dare. And a nonfiction academic look at our society's beef with obesity.             Grimspace Author: Ann Aguire...

“Have you tried losing weight?”

I'd like to take a break from romance novels and podcasts to talk a little bit about a recent experience. It has been sticking in my mind for the past few weeks, and I haven't been able to get over it. I am being tested for sleep apnea. I've been told I snore off and...

Books I Read, Vol 41

Two Stephanie Laurens with far too much importance, a not-amish not-midwife by Marie Starns Clark, and a friend-zoned stick-in-the-mud from Sabrina Jeffries.         Podcast Book: Amish Midwife Author: Mindy Starns Clark Series: Lancaster County #1 Tags: Amish,...

Getting Lit Ep10: The Amish Midwife

By Mindy Starns Clark. Highlights: "You guys are knee deep in amniotic fluid, and you get his whole CV!" "He has negative personality. He is a black hole of personality." "Tell me your deepest, darkest secret: I have kind eyes." "The 'Could Have Been Much More Sexist'...

Books I Read: Vol 40, Nov 12

  Devil's Bride by Stephanie Laurnes | The Truth About Love and Dukes by Laura Lee Ghurke       Devil's Bride Author: Stephanie Laurens Series: Cynster #1 Tags: historical romance, Dukes!, accidental ruination, hiding from the storm, murder mystery Format: audiobook...

Books I Read: Vol 39, Nov 5

Keystone, Dannika Dark | Sins of a Wicked Duke, Sophie Jordan | Wildfire, Ilona Andrews I've been having trouble meeting my weekly deadlines as of late, so I decided to change the blog name to simply Books I Read. I'm going to change my posting days to the second and...

BIRTW: Vol 38, Oct 22

Twist by Dannika Dark | Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler | How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks   Twist (+ 1/2 of Impulse) Author: Dannika Dark Series: Mageri #2 (#3) Tags: paranormal romance, ragtag team, scrappy newcomer, secret...

Getting Lit Ep09: How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire

By Kerrelyn Sparks. Special guest host Heidi! Highlights: "Edward Cullen makes me want to drink." "The unliving wage." "I think I have Stockholm Syndrome about Stockholm Syndrome." "That is good use of a sex doll there… in terms of other stuff…"...

BIRTW: Vol 37, Oct 14

Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin | The Beauty and The Blacksmith by Tessa Dare | The Trouble with Harry by Katie MacAlister   Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives Author: Gretchen Rubin Series: N/A Tags: nonfiction, self help, habit...

BIRTW: Vol 36, Sept 30

Born of Shadows | Sherrilyn Kenyon Born of Shadows Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Series: The League #4 Tags:  Space romance! Space smugglers! Warrior Princess! Spartan type society. Surprise royalty! Disguise! Running from the law. Have to spend the night in a hovel...

Getting Lit Ep08: Immortal Cowboy

By Alexis Morgan. Highlights: "What are kids these days doing with dry ice?" "...Spookifying EVERYTHING." "I like to think of this as a suspense novel about a very troubled young woman." "LAZARUS VAGINA!" Ilana's Drink: Ghost Cowboy...

BIRTW: Vol 35, Sept 16

It feels like foreevvveeeerrr since I've written in my blog. I am sad to say that I broke my streak of posting once a week for the first time since I started Books I Read This Week in January. BUT! I bring you consolation prize. A fancy schmancy new website! Ya know,...

Books I read this week: Vol 34, Sept 2nd

Day of the Duch'ass. Lady Pirate. Knave of Hearts. The Day of the Duchess Author: Sarah MacLean Series: Scandal and Scoundrel #3 Tags: historical romance, regency romance, estranged marriage, American!, house party, contest for a husband, runaway wife,...

Books I read this week: Vol 33, Aug 26

Born of Fire Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Series: The League #2 Tags: Space romance!, tortured past, convict, criminal, wealthy merchant, hacker, bounty hunter, kickass heroine, sorry I'm secretly betraying you, treasure hunt against time, someone needs a hug,...