A Masterpiece of a Debut – Now is the Real Dystopia? All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

One of the best books I’ve read in a long time, All Our Wrong Todays, was a far-reaching, insightful, and witty, novel, disguised as a shallow time-travel piece. I cried, I laughed, I yelled in frustration, as I read, Elan Mastai’s debut, in was an emotional roller-coaster.

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How To Maximize Your Buy Links

As a blogger, Indie Author, or in my case, both, tracking and analytics is imperative to continued success. If something works, you want to know that it works and then you want to know what you did, so you can repeat it. No one is going to knock on your door and say “Hey, what you did there. It rocked. Do it again.” But, if you see that people are clicking, things like links… a lightbulb can go off, and you’ll realize that your efforts are paying off. If you can’t tell what people are clicking, though…well you’ve lost before you even started.

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A Diverse Read That Takes a Bit of Patience to Read…Finding Gideon

Finding Gideon was marketed as a stand-alone, even though there are more stories in this series, and technically it is, but I did feel that I fell feet first into a story that I wasn’t ready for. I think it had to do with the main POV in the beginning which was Medianoche, which starts out in a place I didn’t want to be. I didn’t like him, I didn’t want to read about him…and it kept increasing.

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Romancing the Weekend: Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson series has been a favorite of mine for several years, and by book 10 (10!!!) these characters are like old friends. I love paranormal stories, and Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thomson series is one of the best. She had my attention at the first line:

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Book Signings 101 – What I Learned From A Year of Signings

The weekend that passed, was Booking in Biloxi, a large author even that is held every year in the city of Biloxi, Mississippi. The BiB signing was the first signing that I participated in as a new author. It took me almost a year to work myself up to do a signing – and – also to make it onto a list. So, after this recent event, I had successfully (loose interpretation of successful) completed one year of signings. This is what I’ve learned.

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Mordacious by Sarah Lyons Fleming

A must read novel! Mordacious is the first in a new series, but an addition to Sarah Fleming's Until the End of the World series. Mordacious, takes us back to New York city and focuses on what "real life" survivors might have to deal with. In Mordacious you meet some new characters and some characters that were mentioned in the Until the End of the World series. I have high hopes for this new series and hope the culmination will be a huge plot arc that comes back to the original series.

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My Book is Here!!!! Honor by Gillian Zane Release Day Party & Giveaway

The NOLA Zombie series comes to a close with this emotional and action-packed installment. Since the SHTF, Romeo is good at one thing, killing zombies. He doesn’t want to waste his time with anything else. His fellow survivors think of him as a machine and he’s fine with that. There isn’t any time to waste on things, like feelings, or other nonsense.

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It’s NOLA Zombie Time! Parajunkee interviews herself…as her pen name…

This might be a little weird to some people. I’m interviewing myself. But, and this might be different for other authors that use pen names - my pen name has almost become a new “personality” within myself. Please don’t break out the straight-jackets and lock me away for a multiple-personality disorder. The only way I can describe it, is if you are a mom and you go to your kids school and put on your “kid friendly personality” and then say you are a bartender and serve drinks and you put on your “flirty” personality. Well, Gillian Zane is the zombie writer/prepper personality shoved into me. Because on top of Gillian, there is also the Parajunkee personality which is the crazy book reader and blogger, then there is Rachel, the PTA President and non-stop volunteer personality, and then there is Rachel The Great - which is the secret personality that only comes out to annoy my husband. So, think of this as the Parajunkee personality interviewing the Gillian Zane personality. I apologize in advance.

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