Tag Archives: Reader’s Corner

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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Reader's Corner: Last Page Readers

Believe it or not, there are readers out there who cannot help themselves when it comes to knowing how a book ends. They must always read the last page or the last chapter of a book. Is this you? I … Continue reading

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Reader's Corner: Glomming Author's Backlist

If you’re an avid reader then you are already familiar with the term glomming. The term refers to a reader’s need to search for an author’s backlist when they’ve enjoyed their newer works. I just threw “need” in there as … Continue reading

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Reader's Corner: How Often Do You Reread Your Favorite Books?

I rarely, if ever, reread books. I would love to reread favorites but I never get around to it. Plus, to my way of thinking, it subtracts quality time away from my new books. Hey, I read slow enough as … Continue reading

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Reader's Corner: There's a Fine Line Between Romantic Suspense and Mystery

Today’s post was inspired by a forum discussion at AAR where readers are yet still defining what constitutes a romance but that’s not what I’m going to expound on here today. The discussion started around a romantic suspense novel, FADE … Continue reading

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Reader's Corner: Covers

Not trying to rehash the debate on the effectiveness of covers. I’d just like to make a statement about them. Obviously, covers are what attracts the reader’s eye. More or less, the cover is what makes a first impression to … Continue reading

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Reader's Corner: The L Word

Does it matter to you if the hero or heroine ever say I love you? In Iris Johansen’s REAP THE WIND, the hero never once utters the words but there is no mistaking that he does. But then I understood … Continue reading

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Reader's Corner: Flashbacks, Love Them, Hate Them?

Definition: flash·back –noun 1. a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., by which an event or scene taking place before the present time in the narrative is inserted into the chronological structure of the work. 2. … Continue reading

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Favorite Time & Place to Read?

No matter how hard I try to change up my reading routine, it more or less stays the same. So here it is to share with the Internet: I can only read in bed and at night. At least, that’s … Continue reading

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Reader's Corner: Blogging

I’ve been blogging for probably a little more than 3 years. I started with Blogger (very limiting platform) and eventually moved to WordPress (thanks to Maili) and have relatively enjoyed blogging for the most part. Obviously, blogging is not for … Continue reading

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