Monster In My Closet (Monster Haven #1) by R.L. Naquin

Synopsis from GR:  “I stopped believing in monsters long ago. But I knew I wasn’t imagining things when I found one in my kitchen baking muffins. I’d seen him before: lurking in my closet, scaring the crap out of my five-year-old self. Turns out that was a misunderstanding, and now Maurice needs a place to stay. How could I say no? After all, I’ve always been a magnet for the emotionally needy, and not just in my work as a… Read more »

Karma – a Poem by Annie

OK – so this is my first poem in a VERY long time that I have shared.   It very hard to pick!!  I created a few inspired by recent books, but I decided to hold back on those!  So here it is… Karma Sum up your life what can you say? Describe what it is each and every day   Do you walk around pretending to be just? Do you tell everybody just to make a fuss   You… Read more »

Hexed (Iron Druid Chronicles #2) Kevin Hearne – Audio Book Review

“Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn’t care much for witches. Still, he’s about to make nice with the local coven by signing a mutually beneficial nonaggression treaty—when suddenly the witch population in modern-day Tempe, Arizona, quadruples overnight. And the new girls are not just bad, they’re badasses with a dark history on the German side of World War II. With a fallen angel feasting on local high school students, a horde of Bacchants blowing in from Vegas with their… Read more »

Musical Mania Monday – Redemption & Jack White

My top two loves (entertainment speaking here) are Reading and Music.  So I have decided to turn this into a weekly or bi-weekly running post about books I have read and assign them my own theme song.  Now – I know that some artist have play lists for each book.  I love this whole concept, but not all of the authors do this and maybe as a reader I think it resonates a different tone! So for my frist Music Madness Monday I am… Read more »

Shifters In Ascent (Louisiana Shifters Book 1) by Vivian Wood

     Tessa Anderson has been dragged, wide-eyed, into the world of Shifters – beings capable of changing into wolves. Unfortunately for Tessa, her new world is fraught with danger from Shifters and human enemies alike. She finds shelter from the storm with deeply conflicted Shifter Jace Copeland, and a breathless passion is sparked – but when all the secrets come out, Tessa will have to choose who to protect. Shifters In Ascent began face-paced and jumped right into the… Read more »

Poetry & Blasts From the Past – A Random Thought

Sometimes I put random thoughts into blog posts so everyone has evidence of my weirdness.  In writing.   Here is one of those installments. I thought this was appropriate since..it is Friday the 13th *cue creepy music* So a strange thing happened to me the other day.  I am sure this has happened to most of you at some point.  A blast from my past showed up.  I don’t mean like a tiny blast either as in hand grenade.  This was epic proportions big…. Read more »