Month: October 2012

NaNoWriMo Pep Talk #1

Hello Darlings!Happy Halloween to all! Can  you believe it’s October 31st? Insane right? Anyway, National Novel Writing Month officially starts tomorrow so I decided to ramble, I mean talk, a little about some of the things I’ll be doing this month. Be warned, I love to talk about writing so this video, yes, lots of talking. If you’re participating, don’t forget to add me!Well, … Read More NaNoWriMo Pep Talk #1

Book Spotlight: Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill

Meant to be or not meant to be . . . that is the question. It’s one thing to fall head over heels into a puddle of hazelnut coffee, and quite another to fall for the—gasp—wrong guy. Straight-A junior Julia may be accident prone, but she’s queen of following rules and being prepared. That’s why she keeps a pencil sharpener in her purse and a … Read More Book Spotlight: Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill

Book Spotlight: Shadows in the Silence by Courtney Allison Moulton

Your strength in heart and hand will fall. . . .Ellie knows that the darkest moments are still to come, and she has everything to fight for:She must fight for Will.The demonic have resorted to their cruelest weapons to put Will in mortal danger, and Ellie makes an unlikely alliance to save him and to stop Lilith and Sammael, who seek to drown the … Read More Book Spotlight: Shadows in the Silence by Courtney Allison Moulton

Book Spotlight: Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter

She won’t rest until she’s sent every walking corpse back to its grave. Forever.Had anyone told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that’s all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone.Her … Read More Book Spotlight: Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter

Shop Talk Thursday: NaNoWriMo Here I Come!

I know you’ve seen about a bazillion posts about NaNo by now. I mean, it seems that every writer who’s a writer is doing it this year (which by the way, is awesome). No really, just think of the support! I know that NaNoWriMo is already all about support but when you have people like Beth Revis and Sarah J Maas willing to start … Read More Shop Talk Thursday: NaNoWriMo Here I Come!

Cover Reveal: Shadow of the Mark by Leigh Fallon

Hello lovelies,So today I have a special treat for you! You know I really adore Leigh and her writing and today she’s letting me be part of her special cover reveal. First, meet Leigh! I started out life in South Africa. A year later my parents moved home to Dublin, Ireland. When I was older and realized myparents had moved me from exotic Durban, … Read More Cover Reveal: Shadow of the Mark by Leigh Fallon

Book Haul: 10-19-12

Hello darlings,I know it’s been a while, but look what I have for you today. A video! And I’m in it! Hope you enjoy, but I warn you. Proceed at your own caution. I’m a bit delirious. What’s in your mailbox?Happy reading, Valia 

Shop Talk Thursday: NaNoWriMo Anyone?

I have no idea if I’m going to do NaNoWriMo this year.I have to be honest and say I really like this idea. I tried participating last year but life just got in the way of my writing plans. Don’t you hate when that happens? It’s been happening a lot lately and I don’t like it. So while I’m still deciding whether or not … Read More Shop Talk Thursday: NaNoWriMo Anyone?

Book Spotlight: Witch World by Christopher Pike

Heading off for a weekend in Las Vegas with her friends, Jessie Ralle has only one worry—how to make it through the road trip in the same car with her Ex, Jimmy Kelter. The guy who broke her heart five months ago when he dumped her for no reason. The guy who’s finally ready to tell her why he did it, because he wants … Read More Book Spotlight: Witch World by Christopher Pike

Shop Talk Thursday: Friendships in the Writing World

You know what I love about the writing community? I love the fact that it is a community. As writers, we tend to be pretty lonely creatures. Our world consists of a lot of one on one with imaginary and we’re happy with that. It’s not a problem to us to sit in front of a computer or a notepad and plan out every … Read More Shop Talk Thursday: Friendships in the Writing World

Road Trip Wednesday: Writing Goals

Hello darlings, It’s that time again. I have to say that time really goes by super fast. I feel like I just wrote this post, and here it is again. If you guys haven’t checked out YA Highway yet, you need to. Now, let’s talk about writing. This Week’s Topic: What do you hope to be writing in one year? Three? Five? Road Trip Song … Read More Road Trip Wednesday: Writing Goals

Book Spotlight: Conjure (The Hoodoo Apprentice #1) By Lea Nolan

Be careful what you search for… Emma Guthrie expects this summer to be like any other in the South Carolina Lowcountry–hot and steamy with plenty of beach time alongside her best friend and secret crush, Cooper Beaumont, and Emma’s ever-present twin brother, Jack. But then a mysterious eighteenth-century message in a bottle surfaces, revealing a hidden pirate bounty. Lured by the adventure, the trio … Read More Book Spotlight: Conjure (The Hoodoo Apprentice #1) By Lea Nolan