Tag: Rants

Review/Rant: Baby, Come Home by Stephanie Bond (with spoilers)

Review/Rant: Baby, Come Home by Stephanie Bond (with spoilers)

Holly‘s review of Baby, Come Home (Southern Roads, Book 2) by Stephanie Bond Southern Town Seeks Single Women. One in particular . . . The hardheaded Armstrong brothers are determined to rebuild their tornado-ravaged hometown in the Georgia mountains. They’ve got the means, they’ve got the manpower…what they need are women! So they place an […]

Should a Reviewer "Cut Some Slack" to a Newbie Author?

Posted March 29, 2011 by Holly in Discussions | Tagged: , , , , | 18 Comments

Today I read a blog post Penny Watson of Penny Romance wrote on Goodreads titled “Penelope’s Advice To Authors Who Don’t Like Beeyotchy Reviewers…“. The post basically reiterated what we’ve all been saying for years – If you don’t want your book to be criticized, don’t publish it. It was a well written post and […]

Sour Grapes?

Sour Grapes?

Here’s the scenario: Last year an author released a book that was labeled as contemporary romance. It was part of a long running series and this character’s book was much anticipated. Only…it wasn’t a contemporary. The author decided to make it a time-travel/futuristic/sci-fi blend. Readers were pretty upset about it – rightly so, IMO. The […]

When Authors Cross the Line

When Authors Cross the Line

Today author Jacquelyn Frank put up an..interesting..blog post. Apparently she’s having some personal problems and felt the need to share her side of it with the interwebs. Fair enough. She’s an adult and can post whatever she wants on her blog, right? Right. Her mother never thanks me. In fact, she treats the whole thing […]

Review/Rant: Can’t Stand the Heat by Wynter Daniels

Review/Rant: Can’t Stand the Heat by Wynter Daniels

Holly‘s review of Can’t Stand the Heat by Wynter Daniels Savannah chef Marissa Walker thought she was through with her gambling ex-husband, Billy when he left for Atlanta. When their boss brings Billy back into her life, she’s forced to keep her emotions and her libido in check as they compete for the position of […]