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Busy Little Bee

Ok so I've definitely created a lot of work for myself by acting on my ambition, but I'm super excited about it.  I've got a bunch of interviews scheduled, and a bunch of reviews as well.  I'm editing that schedule more and more every day.

First up will be Jennifer James.  She's first because I'm so excited for her, as she's about to publish her first book, and also because she's a close friend.  That's important for this because we'll be able to laugh together as I stumble my way through giving my first interview :P

*takes deep breath* Holy progress, Batman!

I've also signed up for my first bloghop!  It's the Small Blogs, Big Dreams Blog Hop, hosted by Forbidden Passions Reviews and Walking on Bookshelves, and it'll run from April 16th to April 21st.

Alright, back to my books!  Starting Sunday (with a new SSS), you'll see posts every few days :-)


Book Reviews

Ok, so in an effort to be more active, keep myself on track reading, and be more active in the community, I've decided to do some book reviews for my own blog as well.  I'm going to start off with a few books that I've already read, primarily because I have listed as few as favorites, but have never left a review or rating on Amazon or anywhere else.  I'm a horrible person, I know.  But I'm going to rectify that.  After posting a review here, I will also go and post it to Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Over the next few weeks I hope to post a review a week, then post reviews whenever I read something I feel comfortable reviewing.  Some of the first books in line are (in no particular order):

The Mystic Wolves by Belinda Boring
Significance by Shelly Crane
Collide by Shelly Crane
Madly by M. Leighton
Destiny Binds by Tammy Blackwell
Lean on Me by Tori Scott
Kate's Crew by Jayne Rylon
Blood Awakening by Wenona Hulsey

I have others that I've read that I'm debating…

Life Goes On

Well, I can't put my finger on exactly how or why, but that last post...really helped.  I'm now working on getting back up and running as normal as possible.  I'm going to be jumping back into books regularly (at least trying to, my attention span is still a little erratic, but less so that it was).  I'm going to be working on some reviews both for GraveTells and maybe a few here (haven't decided on the latter yet).

I'm also trying to into the writing/blogging/reviewing etc community more.  I LOVE blog hops for this reason.  I've discovered some AWESOME blogs and even greater people through them.  I plan to eventually participate in them, but am not quite ready for that just yet.  For now I'll settle for entering as much as I can (I'm an absolute book addict, so if I can get free ones, hells yeah!).  I also want to eventually do my own giveaways and host some guest authors etc.  I know a couple I can probably approach with that, so I might work on t…

Grief, Life, and Children.

As my previous post stated, my 2 year old nephew passed away last week in his sleep.  I sit here just over a week later, unable to sleep despite the Tylenol PM I took 3 hours ago.  I couldn't stop crying, and if I didn't do something, I was going to have a complete breakdown, and I just really wasn't feeling up to handling that implosion.  So I reached out and texted a friend.  She asked me what another friend had days earlier.  "Have you thought about writing about your feelings?  Just for yourself of course, but just to let them out?"

I'd thought about it, but hadn't been able to get my thoughts together to unload something coherent, and I couldn't decide if I should do it purely for myself, talk it all over with someone instead, or post it somewhere.  As usual, I was overthinking it (and was called out on that fact, thanks for that nudge).
I sat down (with a fresh box of tissues), and just typed away.  I don't really know how coherent it is, b…

Tragedy

My 2 year old nephew passed away Monday morning.  He had barely begun to live and show any personality, and his life is already over.  All I know is that he liked playing with shoes, and he loved lollipops.

Anyway, as one would imagine, it's a really rough time for me and my family.  For an unknown "while", I may or may not be around much, and since my writing is on hold at the moment, my Six Sentence Sundays will be on hold as well.

Thank you for your understanding, and thank you tremendously to all my friends and family for all your support!

SIX SENTENCE SUNDAY - TWO

Also from Earthbound Angel book 1:

The car has come to a stop upside down, and looking to my left, I see the truck that hit us several feet away. It’s a big truck.

Amber is screaming in the back seat, which is good, right? At least it means she’s alive. Her mom is limp next to me though, and there’s blood dripping down her hair. “Oh, God” I whisper.