SUMMER ROMANCE REVIEW: Between the Waves by Ellie Malouff

Since I don’t have a vacation on the horizon, I’d been looking for a summer romance novel to sink my teeth into and escape. If you’re looking for a beachy read like I was, I recommend Between the Waves by Ellie Malouff. This story pulls you in from page one with the introduction of Audrey….

Self-Publishing Phenomenon

“Physically, he was my dream and in every other way, my nightmare.” ― Stepbrother Dearest, Penelope Ward I love a successful self-publishing story! And Penelope Ward is a phenom. As she should be, because Ward is an excellent writer. In this scenario, Ward had good timing as well. There was a stepbrother romance trend happening…

Beautiful Boss

What a cover, right? Hanna is fierce! Christina Lauren almost always seems to be a five star guarantee. But this novella didn’t work for me. Since it arrived on my Kindle at the end of February, I’ve reread certain parts hoping something might pull me in…but, no. There were a few reasons why… Anticipation. Its…

2016 Book Releases

I previously talked about slipping into a writing lull.  I think writing apathy was an easy state to revert to, because 1) Writing is hard and 2) I have a gigantic ‘to-be-read’ pile to distract me. So, when I wasn’t writing, I was reading.  Drifting off into another world, instead of creating my own, was…

Work in Progress

I spent this past weekend working on my second WIP. It was also my NaNoWriMo project from November. I LOVE the word count ticker! The main goal is to pen 50,000 words in a month. I didn’t hit the 50k mark (I started a week late), but I came close. I wrote 43,181 words, which…

Shattering Stigma: Falling from the Sky Book Review

She’s the woman he doesn’t remember. He’s the man she can’t forget. Bad boy Hank “Hazardous” Lazarus used to have everything: a gorgeous girlfriend, a career as a freestyle snowboarder and a spot on the US Olympic team. Nine months ago, after a bad crash in the half pipe, he woke up in the hospital,…