Author: Carmel

Cover Love #19: Finale, Unguarded & Lover At Last

Cover Love #19: Finale, Unguarded & Lover At Last

The Rules: Choose a cover (or two, or three), preferably new-ish, and share what you like about it. Grab my graphic or don’t (just so long as you link back). I’ll be posting Cover Love every Monday but feel free to post yours on whatever day works best for you. My Picks:   Every single […]

— Posted June 10, 2012 by Carmel / 8 Comments
Review: Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

Review: Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

I finally bought the bullet and succumbed to the hype that is the Fifty Shades trilogy. Even though this book doesn’t fall into any of the typical genres that I review; I have a feeling that many of my followers are just as curious about these books as I was. Once I started this series […]

— Posted June 9, 2012 by Carmel / 27 Comments
Promo Stop: Abbey of Angels Series by Danielle Gavan

Promo Stop: Abbey of Angels Series by Danielle Gavan

About the Author Danielle Gavan lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband and their two sons. She loves a good book and is usually found with her nose in one. Danielle has an extensive list of them on her book pile. When she’s not writing or reading, Danielle keeps herself busy designing book covers and […]

— Posted June 8, 2012 by Carmel / 0 Comments
Armchair BEA: Beyond Your Blog

Armchair BEA: Beyond Your Blog

“Has blogging opened up opportunities for you beyond getting free, advance copies of new books? Has it helped you get offers to write or review elsewhere (maybe even for pay)? Have you gotten invites to special events or places you might not have been to otherwise?” No, not really. Obviously if I got an offer […]

— Posted June 7, 2012 by Carmel / 2 Comments
ARC Review: The Taken by Vicki Pettersson

ARC Review: The Taken by Vicki Pettersson

Title: The TakenSeries: Celestial Blues #1Author: Vicki PetterssonPublisher: Harper VoyagerFormat: Trade Paperback, 432 pagesPublished: June 12, 2012ISBN #: 9780062064646 / 0062064649Genre: Urban FantasyMy Copy: provided by Harper Collins CanadaRating:Buy: Griffin Shaw used to be a PI, but that was back when gumshoes hoofed the streets . . . and he was still alive. Fifty years […]

— Posted June 7, 2012 by Carmel / 11 Comments
I’m Over at Bookkus Publishing Today!

I’m Over at Bookkus Publishing Today!

I’m participating in Bookkus Publishing’s “The (vacant) Author Series” where each post is modeled around an emotion. As you all know, I recently took a three week long break from book blogging so I chose overwhelmed for my topic. Want to know what I really did during my vacay? Come say hi and check it […]

— Posted June 6, 2012 by Carmel / 0 Comments
Armchair BEA: Let’s Talk Networking

Armchair BEA: Let’s Talk Networking

In Canada offline networking is a little more challenging mainly because the bloggers are spread so far apart and also, most authors don’t visit their neighbours to the North quite as frequently. Unless you live in a major metropolitan area such as Montréal, Toronto or Vancouver, you have to get a little “creative” with your […]

— Posted June 6, 2012 by Carmel / 6 Comments