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Readers Pick Their Favorite Books

Barbara Vey -- January 2nd, 2014

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The readers have spoken and named their favorite books of of 2013.  The rules were:

1.  Only one book could be nominated.

2.  It had to be published in 2013.

Seems simple, but readers love their books and many favorites listed were whole series and lists of books.  To keep things fair, only the first book listed was counted and if a series was nominated (instead of titles) it was disqualified.  So here’s the top vote getters.

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1.  Out of Turn by Tiffany Snow

2.  A Ghostly Undertaking by Tonya Kappes

3.  Striking Distance by Pamela Clare

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4.  The Best Man by Kristan Higgins

And a 5 way tie for 5th place.

5.  A Thousand Lies by Sharon Sala

5.  The Sword Dancer by Jeannie Lin

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5.  Duke of Midnight by Elizabeth Hoyt

5.  A Beautiful Mess by T.K. Leigh

5. Turn on a Dime by Tiffany Snow

There were plenty of other books nominated, so please go back and check them all out.  Congratulations to all and here’s to a a new year of exciting new books.

Bottom Line:  Today would have been my parents 63rd Wedding Anniversary.  Missing them and raising a glass.

And the Author Recommends…

Barbara Vey -- September 19th, 2013

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People have been posting on Twitter and Facebook that they have successfully listened to the For the Love of Romance webcast.  Here’s the link they give.  PW has not officially notified me that it is ready and when I tried to listen I only heard part of the audio.  Please listen when you have time and let me know if it works for you.  I’d love to hear your feedback.  What you liked, what you’d want to hear in future webcasts.

And now, here’s what the authors are recommending.

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.Redeeming Love

Carla Neggers recommends COLD by Stella Cameron (thriller)

Debbie Kaufman highly recommends her all-time favorite inspirational story, Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers.

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Every Breath She Takes

The Wolf Gift.Pamela Clare recommends Every Breath She Takes By Norah Wilson (romantic suspense)

Anne Elizabeth recommends Anne Rice’s The Wolf Gift – Rice’s hero is flawed and perfect in so many wonderful ways and speaks to the primal nature of man and the beast. I’m looking forward to the next book.

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Jade Lee recommends Hot Head by Damon Suede (M/M romance)

Jennifer Jakes recommends Silverhawk by Barbara Bettis.  (Historical Romance) It’s one of my fave books ever and I would LOVE to recommend her book.

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DickCover17877304KT Grant recommends Take Care, Sara by Lindy Zant. This book will tear at your heart, but in a good way. Don’t be surprised as you read, you find a lump in your throat and tear up at certain points.

Holly Jacobs recomments How to Write a Dick by Colleen Collins/Shaun Kaufman,   This is a fantastic read for writers, and for people who just want to know how a detective really works. (Nonfiction)
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Authors can send their recommendations to maggiemaepw@gmail.com

Bottom Line:  Ok, I’ve got to admit the title How to Write a Dick made me think of a Dear John letter but the guy is named Dick.  I need more coffee.

 

 

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WW Ladies Book Club Blurbs

Barbara Vey -- May 19th, 2010

Well, I’m now in Florida. No, not a vacation. I’m here with two of my brothers and we’re working on the family home. Painting, patching, throwing out lots of stuff. I’ve even washed drapes and hung them on the clothesline.  I haven’t done that in years.  It has been about 90 degrees every day, but I love the heat.  We’ve also had the opportunity to visit my 87 year old uncle and boy, does he have the stories to tell.  I take it back…it is a vacation.  Now on to the WW Ladies reads of the week.

Writing Jane Austen by Elizabeth Aston
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Authors, imagine that your agent comes to find a heretofore undiscovered first chapter of a handwritten Jane Austen manuscript, hands it to you, and says, “Here, finish this, and no one can know she didn’t write it.” That’s just what happens to award-winning author Georgina Jackson, only she doesn’t write light, bright Regency romance, but grim, darker Bronte-style fiction of a later period, has never read an Austen book, and is annoyed by the Austen fans of the world. As the story unfolds, Gina has to delve into a romantic world she never experienced, and finds she likes it there.
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This was a fast moving audio book, and the story is greatly entertaining. While the romance in Gina’s own life is a little tepid, her newly discovered romance with Jane Austen is wholly believable, and I was intrigued with how she’d deal with her problem. My problem, now, is that I want to read the fantastic sounding novel that Georgina produces, but that’s only in my imagination.
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Field of Danger by Ramona Richards
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April Presley just witnessed a murder. Now her life is in danger. Daniel Rivers believes April knows who the killer is and wants answers to his father’s murder. He hopes to get them before the killer gets to April.
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This race against time book left me breathless as the killer comes after April. I wondered where the killer would pop up next. I couldn’t read this book fast enough.
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Shamrock Alley by Ronald Damien Malfi

Read by Michelle

John Mavio aka John Esposito is an undercover Secret Service Agent who infiltrates an Irish gang suspected by counterfeiting.  John and his partner Bill Kersh get more than they bargained for as they team up with the FBI and the NYPD to dig deeper into the terror that Mickey O’Shay and Jimmy Kahn have unleashed on Hell’s Kitchen.

Ronald Damien Malfi’s father was an undercover Secret Service Agent who did infiltrate an Irish gang in Hell’s Kitchen.  As the story unfolds and the true depth of a psychotic killer emerges, it’s disturbing to know that this novel is based on a true story.  Mr. Malfi had my attention from page one.  I shivered, I cringed and I kept hope that good would prevail over evil.

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Naked Edge by Pamela Clare

Read by Heidi

Gabriel Rossiter has become a cold hearted man who can only be with a woman once or twice, and that’s it. No one is going to fill the whole in his heart. That is, until he rescues Katherine James in a landslide. Kat creates feelings inside Gabe that he hoped to keep away. It seems that dangerous circumstances keeps Kat in his life and they can both become targets in deadly game.

Between the cat and mouse games and steam between Kat and Gabe, this book took me around the world and back again. Excellent read for spring and summer.


Bottom Line: I need to find more things to wash down here, it feels great to be outside doing physical labor again.