It's that day of the year again: I made it all the way around the sun without being eaten by a faster predator. I shall celebrate with cake later (my husband made me a cake!) and intend to be pretty much a sloth, but since I'm forty-mumble, I don't really need any more things. So, … Continue reading Birthday Presence
Last year, the vast majority of my reading was short fiction, which was by design, as I’m really, really good at buying collections and anthologies and then a new anthology or collection comes out and repeat and suddenly I’ve read one story from eleven different books. This led to my Short Stories 366 Project last … Continue reading Audiobooks, 2020
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
Gimme This is a bit different today, in that I don't have short fiction to recommend, but rather short fiction I'd love to read that (as far as I know) doesn't exist. Side characters or secondary characters or just supportive folk that appear in a story that I wish I could read more about always … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Twenty-Two — Side Character Short Fiction Requests
Okay, it's possible that is my saddest title yet, but hey. This year I had a bounty of awesome lady-love reads, and I figured I would do what I usually do and try to list of some of the great books I read this year, in case you're looking for gift ideas, or just awesome … Continue reading F/Fa-la-la-la-la!