Monthly Archives: September 2014

Advice to Writers – Jon Winokur

In Advice to Writers, Jon Winokur, author of the bestselling The Portable Curmudgeon, gathers the counsel of more than four hundred celebrated authors in a treasury on the world of writing. Here are literary lions on everything from the passive … Continue reading

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Book Bingo Update #4

I feel like I’m on a reading hangover! I’ve been binging for weeks now and have weird moods when I never want to pick up another book again (shocking!), but I’ve made serious progress! To save some pasting, I’m not … Continue reading

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Customer Appreciation Day

Let’s take a break for a minute and I’ll tell you about my latest book lover’s adventure… I had a RARE day off last Saturday, and we were all excited to hang out and have fun. Leaving Dad at home … Continue reading

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Out of Breath – Rebecca Donovan

Breathing, book three Emma leaves Weslyn and everyone in it behind to attend Stanford University, just as she always intended. A shell of her former self, she is not the same girl. She is broken, and the only way that … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne

Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Boston, this tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth reveals Nathaniel Hawthorne’s concerns with the tension between the public and the private selves. Publicly disgraced and ostracized, Hester … Continue reading

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Manifestations 3 Now Available!!

I’ve got reviews for The Scarlet Letter and Wicked coming, but I’m going to do a little plugging first. I’m so excited to let you guys know that Manifestations of a Phantom’s Soul, Vol. 3 is now available on Amazon! I love that cover! You can … Continue reading

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Manifestations of a Phantom’s Soul, Vol. 1 – Michelle Rodriguez

Eek! This should have been up ages ago!! “The Phantom of the Opera” is a story about love, obsession, music, and passion. For the past few years, published author Michelle Rodriguez has been sharing her stories with the Phantom community, … Continue reading

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It’s come to my attention that I…um…might have made a teeny mistake on this blog a few days ago. In preparing for Angels and Demons @The Humble Book Nerd, I accidentally published a post I only meant to edit. It … Continue reading

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Starting Now – Debbie Macomber

A Blossom Street novel (number nine, or so Goodreads tells me) For years Libby Morgan dreamed only of making partner in her competitive, high-pressure law firm. She sacrificed everything for her career—her friends, her marriage, her chance at creating a … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons @The Humble Book Nerd

How’s that for a tag line? Twitter inspired me! We’ve only got a month left, guys! I’m busy writing posts at the moment, but I sure could use a breather, so how about some advice from the author?

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