Monthly Archives: October 2009

Fright Night

There’s only one scene I remember enjoying from the classic 80’s horror movie, Fright Night. Yes, _that_ scene, dubbed the “seduction scene.” Chris Sarandon was just so hot (don’t ask). I think it still holds up well and quit laughing, … Continue reading

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"When Love Isn't Enough" by Kathleen Gilles Seidel

When Love Isn’t Enough by Kathleen Gilles Seidel (1984) is a category romance apart of the Harlequin American Romance line, #80, paperback published by Harlequin, 254 pgs. Theme is “marriage in trouble.” Who doesn’t love seeing two people find their … Continue reading

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Weekend Is Here, Finally!

Been busy with life, work and reading. Meanwhile, here are some links of interest for you and hey, have yourselves a good weekend. I’m glad it’s finally here because, seriously, it’s been a long week. Reader’s Have Copyright Rights Too … Continue reading

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The Wrong Wife by Jule McBride, Review by Senetra

The Wrong Wife by Jule McBride (1994) is a Harlequin Romance #546. This TBR review was written by fellow reader, Senetra. Can’t say that I’d add this one to the stockpile. Lord Nicholas Westhawke is a widowed earl living in … Continue reading

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October's TBR Challenge is Tomorrow!

Wow, just two more months to go till the end of this challenge! Way to go for those readers who were consistent throughout the whole year and for those readers like me who missed a month or two, well, this … Continue reading

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Monday Morning's Bad Poetry (If You Can Call It That)

There once was a six-year old boy who thought a hot air balloon was a toy up, up, into the sky he went or so we thought he went… heh, the media didn’t speculate the logistics of such an event … Continue reading

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Readers Remember, Kathleen Winsor, "Forever Amber"

Today is the birthday of late author, Kathleen Winsor. Fellow reader Maili had an idea along with other readers, in that readers should honor Kathleen Winsor’s memory with doing a list of their favorite romances. A top “16” list as … Continue reading

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Revisiting Victoria Holt, Queen of Gothic Romance

I thought a post about Victoria Holt would be fun especially since the publisher has been reissuing some of them with really nice covers. And Yes. I am reading some new stuff. Mystery, of course. Romance -bah. Didn’t last long … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? by Neil Gaiman, Andy Kubert

Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? (2009) by writer Neil Gaiman and artist, Andy Kubert. Currently sells in hardcover (Deluxe Edition) for $24.99 US, 128 pgs and distributed by DC Comics. Batman creator was Bob Crane. So Neil Gaiman gets … Continue reading

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Dennis Lehane to Pen Sequel to 'Gone Baby Gone'

I recently read on Twitter that Dennis Lehane will be writing another Patrick & Angie book. It will be the sequel to Gone Baby Gone, set some 11 years later. That’s awesome news for Dennis Lehane fans considering that the … Continue reading

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Trends: Sound Alike/Look Alike Book Titles

Purposeful or not, titles with similar sounding names can be confusing and annoying. It has led to duplication of purchases in some instances. There’s nothing distinctive about sound alike/look alike titles and not everybody does it either. Some titles sound … Continue reading

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