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I <3 Historical Research! (with Michelle McLean author of ROMANCING THE RUMRUNNER)

 Author Michelle McLean is here today, talking about her research for her latest release, Romancing the Rumrunner! Top 5 Rumrunner Obsessions A big part of writing historical romances is the research. It’s one of the aspects of my job that I love. And this book was even more fun than most to research. These are a few things I came across while researching that I fell in love with: 1.     1920s fashion – the fringe, the feathers, and especially those gorgeous headbands! And the men in their pin-stripes and fedoras were quite dapper as well. 2.     1920s automobiles – do an image…

The Week in Review: What I’m Reading, and a Must-See PSA for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (10/5/13)

I love this video in a way that’s probably not exactly healthy. It gives me something to look forward to every October–I try not to watch it all year long. Now that I’ve got a semi-intelligent phone, though, I’m definitely going to pick up that app. In the interest of keeping healthy, of course. That’s all. Honest. Back to the real world this week–no more Baltimore Book Festival. (Until next year, at least. My sister-in-law said in a text as we chugged away via train on Monday that “we’d be glad to have you back”. I’m keeping it as evidence,…

Book Review and New Release: Wish Upon a Star by Michelle McLean

  Title: Wish Upon a Star Author: Michelle McLean Genre: paranormal/sci fi romance Published: 2013 Pages: 120 Format read: ebook Rating: C I don’t read a lot of zombie-related fiction; for the most part I leave that to Mini Moe #1; but Warm Bodies is sitting in my TBR pile–I’ve heard good things. Something about this one spoke to me, though, so I decided to request it. It’s a novella and Halloween is coming, so I thought, why not? Ceri McKinley has brought her young daughter Skye to Pleasure Island, one of Las Vegas’s hottest locations. She’s already feeling nervous, because her ex, Russell Saxton, owner of…

New Releases and Giveaways from Entangled and Ever After!

There’s a whole lot of release-day goodness going on today! Check out these new titles (several of which I’ll be reviewing here SOON) and enter the Rafflecopter giveaways below to win!   Find Your Ever After in Under An Hour   Ruby Hill by Sarah Ballance From her earliest memories, Ashley Pearce has been drawn to Ruby Hill Lunatic Asylum, and she’s not the only one. Decades after the abandoned hospital ended its institutional reign of torture and neglect, something lurks in the shadows. Since she’s a paranormal investigator, it’s Ashley’s job to find out what. Crime scene expert Corbin…

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