Saving sunni is the second book in The Keyhole Series from Kasi Alexander. Exploring the many facets of a polyamorous lifestyles – lived by the author herself – and including BDSM is no simple piece of pulp titillation. » Read more..
WARNING:This interview is with an author who specialises in erotic romance. While there is nothing in this post that is sexually explicit, it does discuss erotica and other subjects of a sexually explicit nature. If you are offended by or do not enjoy reading material that fits this description, please read some of our other posts. If you are under 18 please visit our sister site: On a Far Away Bookshelf which features more age-appropriate material. » Read more..
Some weeks, a girl just gets lucky. This week is one of those weeks with Just Heard, Just Read, Just Seen able to post an interview with yet another great Indie writer. It’s a fantastic time to be reading (and writing) with so many great stories out there. » Read more..
Just Heard, Just Read, Just Seen has had the chance to read a fantastic little book from Indie author MCV Egan, The Bridge of Deaths and it really is worth your time and energy. Equally as exciting was getting the opportunity to interview Egan and find out a little bit more about the book and the author herself. » Read more..
Author: Philippa Gregory
Imprint: Simon & Schuster (Penguin)
HB ISBN: 978-0-85707-730-1
TPB ISBN: 978-0-85707-731-8
EB ISBN: 978-0-85707-733-2
TITLE: Building a Blog For Readers
AUTHOR: Nick Thacker
FORMAT: Kindle (print coming)
PUBLISHER: Turtle Shell Press (May 25, 2012)
So you’ve decided you want to make your fortune blogging. Or at least make your name. And why not? After all, in this age of iPads, iPhones, Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, and any other cyberspace gadget you can think of, why not join ‘em in order to beat ‘em.
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Title: Dead Meat
Author: Chris & Patrick Williams
Format: E-book & Paperback
Publisher: Permuted Press
River’s Edge has a problem. A severe outbreak of rabies has been declared and people are dying by the truckload. Sort of. A survivor by the name of Gavin who is trying to find his family has a feeling there is something more to this rabies outbreak and as the story progresses, and he encounters other survivors he discovers just what.
River’s Edge is full of zombies and they’re hungry. Before long Gavin and his rag tag group have dubbed the zombies ‘bees’ in ‘honor’ of the way they swarm when attacking – and not only do the survivors have to watch out for the bees, they are also in danger of being killed by the exterminators. Exterminators are soldiers who have been sent to well…exterminate the zombies. Or anything they might come across.
Ok I have to be honest up front. I’m not a zombie fan. The idea makes me feel a little ill – not in an ‘oh please, get real’ kind of way. It’s more of an ‘oh please excuse me, I think I’m going to be sick’ kind of way. I think it has something to do with the way zombies are portrayed as being so relentless and hungry…but I digress.
Originally an online, serialised novel Dead Meat was no different, it made me feel ill. But that is not a criticism – it’s a compliment. Well written with strong narrative, excellent characters and yes nausea inducing descriptions, Dead Meat is a good addition to any horror library and a must read for any zombiephile. Yes, such things exist. My sister is one….
It’s impossible to not be drawn into the horror and desperation Gavin experiences as the story advances and this is testimony to the talent of the authors. A little online research suggests there are more instalments to come and I certainly hope so as the brothers’ style and talent has certainly hooked me. Even if I am double checking all the locks tonight.
The Williams brothers have a great site for all things concerning Dead Meat (and zombies) so make sure you drop by the site: Dead Meat: A Zombie Novel by Patrick & Chris Williams
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Would you like to win a copy of Dead Meat? Just Heard, Just Read, Just Seen has a Kindle copy to give away – simply leave a comment telling us why you would like to win Dead Meat and you’re in the draw. Draw will close on June 1, 2012 and the winner will be selected, notified and announced on June 3, 2012.
This is not Jessica Angelique’s first book. She is the author of the successful The Road to Me: I know now why the caged bird sang detailing her life in foster care, her battle with cancer and the hardships of being a homeless single mother to two small children.
Due to be released exclusively on Amazon in the next 24 hours, Alas Peace Be Still is the heart – and often gut wrenching – account of Angelique’s reaction to seeing Oprah Winfrey interview critically acclaimed producer Tyler Perry.
The result is a moving and inspirational account of the author’s state of life, the realisation of the depth of her faith, her shift from balancing on the brink of suicide to embracing her life – even the parts she is not happy with.
Alas, Peace Be Still is not easy to read. At times Jessica Angelique’s despair and desperation are almost overwhelming – but she writes with such generosity and such truth you can not turn away. It is indeed a rare privilege to be able to share someone’s journey as they rediscover the truth of themselves.
Toward the end she writes:
“When you spend time with yourself, you get to know yourself and that’s what’s happening to me. I’m finally getting to know my true self. It also means that you learn how to love the person that you are.”
Jessica Angelique’s courage and honesty are a rare gem indeed.
Originally written for The Kindle Book Review (this review will appear on Amazon upon release of Alas, Peace Be Still)
Title: Heck on Heels
Author: Mary T Wagner
Heck on Heels is the second book from award winning author, Mary T Wagner.
The journalist turned lawyer turned to blogging after an accident and Running with Stilettos was born. Before long a collection of the essays from the blog were gathered and a very successful book by the same name emerged.
Heck on Heels is the next installment of essays from Mary and she has recently repackaged them into an e-book to created what she calls “some lovely ‘take me away’ moments”.
And they are lovely. Not to mention often funny, sometimes sad, and very inspirational. Whether she is talking about munching M&Ms while trying to stop her promotional poster being blown away at her first book fair or removing a dead mouse from the hood fan over the stove, Wagner is entertaining and down to earth at the same time.
Non fiction can be tricky to write; it often ends up either cringingly self lampooning or so deadly serious it is depressing (which is not to say that it always does, simply that there is that risk). Wagner has deftly sidestepped both pot holes and produced a wonderfully entertaining series of snapshots of her life that will leave you wanting to read more.
(Originally written for The Kindle Book Review)