As some of you may remember, when I started my blog two and a bit years ago, I reviewed exclusively paranormal romance and one of the authors who generated my love for this genre was Nailni Singh, author of the Guild Hunter and Psy/Changeling series. My taste in books has branched out somewhat but Nalini has remained … Continue reading Fiction Fandom Freakouts
Okay, okay...I know some of you will question what exactly I was expecting when the book has a cover like this, but for those of you who have been with me since I swoon over fictional men's birth, you'll remember that, initially, I reviewed nothing but paranormal romance. I guess my DNFing (it's a word, shut up) of this … Continue reading DNF: ‘The Dark Ones’ Rachel van Dyken
It's happening again. Why, why, why!? I don't want to sound like I'm whining, but WHY!?
The world is falling apart around us. Terrorism is creeping around this planet like some sort of parasite, choking the life and vitality out of it, but it's important that we remember one crucial thing during these dark times. Muslims aren't the enemy; terrorists are. So often in the wake of these attacks, people take … Continue reading Manchester
It's not very often that a simple sentence flaws me, leaving me pondering the ways of the world for several minutes afterwards. But that is exactly what my current read - Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost - did earlier this evening. The main character, Leila, is describing a man she's seen and her description is as follows: "...All set … Continue reading A sad, undeniable truth
Friend: So, basically you read fictional porn? Me: No, paranormal romance. Friend: So...fictional exotic porn? Me: Okay, okay. I get this is a genre that leaves most people feeling somewhat bemused and that's fine, it's not for everyone...but I must have spent about 30 minutes last night trying to explain exactly what paranormal romance is and … Continue reading I need a rant
Why!? Yet another book where mind control is being used for more sinister purposes. Why can't people use their powers to, I don't know, make the ice cream man give them a triple scoop for the price of one? That's more fun than convincing a woman she wants you in her pants, right? And way … Continue reading Mind control