Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on January 9, 2012 |

Some time ago I wrote a review of a book that had been sent to me by an author I’d met in an online writer’s group. It wasn’t a rave review, nor was it a scathing review, but I did point out that there were some problems with the plot and some of the writing […]

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Guest Post from John Desjarlais

Posted by mcm0704 on August 22, 2011 |

Please help me welcome John Desjarlais as she shares his experience with getting to know and understand a female character who is Latina. Sometimes it’s hard enough for a man to understand any woman, but what a challenge it must have been to understand a woman of another culture. When I first began to gather […]

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Guest Blogger Tomorrow

Posted by mcm0704 on August 21, 2011 |

There will be no book review today, but I will say I am reading Double Cross by James Patterson and enjoying it. I recently started reading his books again after reading I, Alex a year or so ago, and I admire his ability to keep a reader engaged. It’s true that Alex Cross is a […]

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Book signings can be fun

Posted by mcm0704 on June 15, 2011 |

The business part of my trip was almost as much fun as the personal part. It is always great to meet new bookstore staff and spend time sharing what kinds of books we like to read and why. Sometimes I am even tempted to buy a book the staff recommends and expand my reading habits. […]

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Book Review – The Innocent Woman by Parnell Hall

Posted by mcm0704 on June 12, 2011 |

 Another review from Carl Brookins. This one is short and sweet. Thanks, Carl. The Innocent WomanBy Parnell HallE-bookB0050W9HD4 A Steve Winslow zinger. Here’s an author who can write! Parnell Hall  has enough novels out you’d expect that, right? This was my first Steve Winslow mystery. It won’t be my last. Fine, distinct interesting characters. Limited […]

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