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Question: Do You Notice Easter Eggs?

Question: Do You Notice Easter Eggs?

Definition: An Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message, or feature in a work such as a computer program, video game, movie, book, or crossword puzzle. The name has been said to evoke the idea of a traditional Easter egg hunt. —Wiki I appreciate it whenever an author caters to their fans by […]

— Posted April 2, 2015 by Carmel / 36 Comments
Question: How Do You Fight Blogging Slumps?

Question: How Do You Fight Blogging Slumps?

You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been really slacking in the comment department lately, both in replying & returning them. To my dismay, real life has decided to beat up my blogging mojo with a baseball bat which blows, but c’est la vie! I’m trying not to get too down on myself because I haven’t hit […]

— Posted March 26, 2015 by Carmel / 43 Comments
Question: What Do You Do With Your ‘Read’ Books?

Question: What Do You Do With Your ‘Read’ Books?

It’s inevitable. Anyone who’s been a reader for any amount of time accumulates books, and this is doubly true if you’re a blogger. My shelves aren’t as overcrowded as they once were since e-galleys have become the norm, but physical advanced review copies (ARCs) are still common, not to mention the titles that I purchase […]

— Posted March 19, 2015 by Carmel / 47 Comments
Question: Does Bonus Material Add Value?

Question: Does Bonus Material Add Value?

The standard book includes the cover art, the story itself, and things like the author’s backlist, their bio, maybe a glossary of terms, etc. But, occasionally a novel goes above and beyond by throwing in things like maps, illustrations, family trees, a note to readers, a preview of the next installment, or if we’re talking […]

— Posted March 12, 2015 by Carmel / 41 Comments
Question: Have You Ever Played Hooky To Read?

Question: Have You Ever Played Hooky To Read?

Confession time! But first, I feel like this post should come with a disclaimer, so if there’s even the remotest possibility that your boss might see your answer if you leave a comment, and you could jeopardize your job as a result, ZIP IT. Ok, now that that’s done with I’d like to clarify that […]

— Posted March 5, 2015 by Carmel / 47 Comments
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