Posts Tagged ‘ShannonC’

QQ REVIEWS: Mix of Six from Ashley, Butcher, Kane, Holly, Hoyt, and Winfree

Friday, August 14, 2009 1:00 2 Comments

I know you’ve all been saying to yourself, “Self, I have not read any scintillating content from Shannon C. lately. Does she not love us anymore?” To which the answer is, no. I’ve just been behind on reviewing, and I’ve been kind of underwhelmed by a lot of the romances I’ve picked up. Still, I [...]

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REVIEW: The Accidental Human by Dakota Cassidy

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 13:00 No Comments

Shannon C.’s review of The Accidental Human (Accidental Friends, Book 3) by Dakota Cassidy Paranormal romance released by Berkley 3 Mar 09 There’s something intrinsically satisfying about reading the final volume to a series. I always close the book with a smile, a bit wistful that I’ll never get to spend time with these characters [...]

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REVIEW: Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh

Saturday, June 6, 2009 1:00 4 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Caressed By Ice (Psy-Changeling Series, Book 3) by Nalini Singh Paranormal romance released by Berkley 4 Sep 07 I know my reaction to Angels’ Blood, Ms. Singh’s latest novel, was fairly meh, but I still adore her Psy/Changeling series. Recently, my friend Bree got onto a Nalini Singh kick, and so [...]

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REVIEW: Say Goodbye by Lisa Gardner

Thursday, May 21, 2009 13:00 6 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Say Goodbye by Lisa Gardner Suspense/thriller hardcover released by Bantam 15 Jul 08, paperback release 19 May 09 I came to read this book because Wendy the Super Librarian and super awesome Harlequin reviewer herself blogged about it. Since Sybil so kindly provided me with the e-copy that I read, I [...]

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REVIEW: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Austen and Grahame-Smith

Thursday, May 7, 2009 1:00 3 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith Humorous fiction released by Quirk Books 4 Apr 09 It is a truth universally acknowledged that a blogger in possession of an opinion must be in want of a platform to post it in. And after reading Dear Author’s haiku [...]

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***Contest Winner*** Help a Duckie Out!

Monday, May 4, 2009 13:00 1 Comment

Way back in the Dark Ages, (by which I mean last year), I had made a post looking for Lora Leigh recs. I still have not yet read a Lora Leigh book, but I figure it’s high time we announced a winner to this contest since it really is ancient. So, if Heather Tutorow is [...]

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REVIEW: Angels’ Blood by Nalini Singh

Thursday, April 9, 2009 1:00 3 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Angels’ Blood (Guild Hunters, Book 1) by Nalini Singh Paranormal romance/urban fantasy released by Berkley 3 Mar 09 Nalini Singh is easily one of the best writers writing romance these days. She manages to create vivid and compelling worlds, as well as love stories with enough sexual tension and smoldering sensuality [...]

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REVIEW: Bound by Steel by Kirsten Saell

Saturday, March 7, 2009 13:00 2 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Bound by Steel (Emissaries of Belthalas, Book 2) by Kirsten Saell Erotic fantasy romance eBook released by Samhain Publishing 14 Oct 08 I’ve long been a fan of Kirsten Saell, both as a person and as a writer. I love her take on fantasy romance, which is both sexy and believably [...]

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Moira Rogers Quacks about Writing

Friday, March 6, 2009 11:13 69 Comments

I met the Bree half of Moira Rogers several months ago in a multi-fandom community, and from there it was like some kind of synergy had taken place. Our taste in books, particularly romance, is frighteningly similar, and so when the first Moira Rogers books came out, I became an instant fan. Now, with Crux, [...]

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REVIEW: Crux by Moira Rogers

Friday, March 6, 2009 1:00 No Comments

Shannon C‘s review of Crux (Southern Arcana, Book 1) by Moira Rogers Urban fantasy/paranormal romance released by Samhain Publishing 3 Mar 09 This is yet another of those reviews about which I cannot be objective, because if I were to be trapped on a desert island with only a cabana full of nekkid mens and [...]

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REVIEW: Hope’s Folly by Linnea Sinclair

Thursday, March 5, 2009 1:00 2 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Hope’s Folly (Dock 5 Series, Book 3) by Linnea Sinclair Science fiction romance released by Bantam 24 Feb 09 Linnea Sinclair is one of those authors that I feel I should love. Her books always seem to have strong world-building, which I love, kick-ass heroines, which make me squee, and nice [...]

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Why ebook accessibility matters

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 17:34 9 Comments

Ac*cess`i*bil”i*ty\, n. [L. accessibilitas: cf. F. accessibilit['e].] 1. the quality of being at hand when needed [syn: handiness] [ant: inaccessibility] 2. the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with [syn: approachability] [ant: unapproachability] There have been a lot of comments about the Author’s Guild, text to speech software, and eBook technology. Lately, the [...]

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REVIEW: Biting Nixie by Mary Hughes

Saturday, February 28, 2009 13:00 3 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Biting Nixie by Mary Hughes Paranormal erotic romance eBook released by Samhain Publishing 13 Jan 09 I love fresh takes on paranormal romance. Nothing is more boring to me than same-old, same-old, so I am delighted to report that Mary Hughes’ debut from Samhain is, at least in my experience, one [...]

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REVIEW: Last Hope by Moira Rogers

Thursday, February 26, 2009 13:00 No Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Last Hope by Moira Rogers Paranormal erotic romance eBook released by Loose ID 6 Jan 09 Standard Disclaimer: I consider the two writers that make up Moira Rogers to be personal friends. I still think I can make a go of writing an honest review, but if you disagree, you might [...]

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REVIEW: Dancing With the Devil by Laura Drewry

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 13:00 7 Comments

Shannon C.’s review of Dancing With the Devil by Laura Drewry Historical paranormal romance released by Leisure 25 Nov 08 Dear Satan, …And he should be smart and funny. I don’t care what he looks like as long as he’s good in bed and has a really big… Oh, wait, that’s my letter to Santa. [...]

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