Well, today's the day. Or, I guess, the first day. If you pre-ordered "Felix Navidad" from the Bold Strokes Books webstore, you should find it in your in-box as of this morning! If you pre-ordered elsewhere, it will be available on the 13th of December, because Bold Strokes Books does this awesome "first of the … Continue reading “Felix Navidad” is now available from Bold Strokes Books!
I never used to be the sort who waved goodbye to Hallowe'en and immediately turned to thoughts of the winter holidays. I put that down to being in Retail where I had no choice in the matter, and had already been forced to schedule, hire, plan, train and prepare for Christmas Retail (a.k.a. the most … Continue reading Winter (Re)Reading
Continuing from yesterday, where I talked about some books I think you'd like if you enjoyed "Rear Admiral," I'm going to put my bookseller hat back on and make some recommendations the way I used to, and hopefully connect you with some new (or new-to-you) books to check out. The idea behind these posts is … Continue reading If You Liked (Faux Ho Ho)…
Rounding out the trio of awesome women-loving-women holiday romance novellas in All I Want for Christmas is Fiona Riley's "A Christmas Miracle" and once again, I have to underline just how much this book was the low-angst, warm-simmer anthology I needed so very much at the time I read it. This time, we get a … Continue reading Short Stories 366:333 — “A Christmas Miracle,” by Fiona Riley
I'm back with All I Want for Christmas again this week, with the second of the three women-loving-women holiday romance novellas, and this time it's Maggie Cummings taking us to December in New York and oh, I was there. We meet Hannah Monroe, who is in the city just for a couple of weeks to … Continue reading Short Stories 366:326 — “Hustle & Bustle,” by Maggie Cummings
Before I begin, I feel like I need to underscore how this trio of novellas was one of the most singularly best timed reading experiences of my life. Ottawa had been dumped on with snow and ice and I was not ready for that (even though it's November and I should be). Also, the news … Continue reading Short Stories 366:319 — “Triple Dog Dare,” by Georgia Beers