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My Thoughts:  The Entertainment Industry and Authors (or OMG They are Ruining the Story!)

My Thoughts: The Entertainment Industry and Authors (or OMG They are Ruining the Story!)

With SO many books getting made into TV series and movies I feel a lot of authors are catching some serious shit with their readers. I wanted to share my point of view and general thoughts on what happens when an author sells their rights on a book.  I think  most people make wrong assumptions about what takes place.  Please note that none of this is intended as legal advice and I am not a lawyer. (I just play one… Read more »

Keri Lake Cover Model Contest

Keri Lake Cover Model Contest

Choose The Cover Model For SOUL ENSLAVED by Keri Lake! From a pool of nearly 500 candidates, I’ve narrowed down TWO finalists possessing the best attributes for Gavin–the smooth & deadly leading male in the next installment of my Sons of Wrath series.  These guys not only have a smokin’ hot bod, they’ve got the gorgeous face to go along with it. Check out their spotlights. Vote for your favorite By doing so, you’ll not only exercise the power to… Read more »

Cover Reveal: Desired (Club Sin #3) by Stacey Kennedy

Cover Reveal: Desired (Club Sin #3) by Stacey Kennedy

Publisher: Loveswept (Random House Publishing Group) ISBN: 9780553391183 Release date: July 22, 2014 Club Sin Book 3 – Desired   *** Readers of Fifty Shades of Grey are sure to love Desired, Stacey Kennedy’s latest seductive, electrifying novel of Club Sin, where fantasy becomes reality. Kyler Morgan, Master at the legendary Club Sin in Las Vegas, knows how to give women what they want—too well. He hasn’t had a real challenge in a long time. Then Ella Snow enters his life. Beautiful, inhibited, and innocent… Read more »

What is New Adult?

What is New Adult?

Recently I have been swimming my way through some award nominations and one of those categories is New Adult.  As I wade into a world of Amazon  and Goodreads to make sure each title is nominated in an appropriate category – I realized how muddied the definition of New Adult is and starting thinking more about it. New Adult is term that is just now being brought to the front of literature.  I understand its purpose and definition – so… Read more »

Book Conventions – a How To Guide!

Or maybe a How and How NOT to!  I have been very lucky and have a chance to do several book conventions over the last couple of years.  I also have at least two planned for 2014.  Now, I am not rich in any way and wanted to share some tips on how I budget and manage going to conventions.  Several little things can make a difference both financially and emotionally! I decided to start off with the budget issue… Read more »

Giveaway & Spotlight: Born in Blood by Alexandra Ivy

Giveaway & Spotlight: Born in Blood by Alexandra Ivy

Welcome to Booked & Loaded’s stop on Alexandra Ivy’s Born in Blood tour!  You can read my review HERE! PART 4 A SENTINEL LOVE STORY By Alexandra Ivy Part Four She hunched a shoulder, deeply regretting her brown hair that was pulled in a ponytail and the predictable dark eyes that came with her Italian heritage.   She wasn’t ugly.  She was…plain.  Ordinary.  Just once she wished she could be the sort of woman that made a man like Anton look… Read more »