January 2018 Wrap Up Books read

January Wrap Up

I feel like I've been starting every wrap up lately with "So I didn't read much this month" and yeah... I didn't read much this month. I don't know what's going on guys but I've been slow on reading lately. This month I did take an impromptu trip to the Canary Islands so that slowed …

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Merry Gentry urban fantasy paranormal book series review

Merry Gentry by Laurell K. Hamilton

"My name is Meredith 'Merry' Gentry, but of course it's not my real name. I dare not even whisper my true name after dark for fear that one hushed word will travel over the night winds to the soft ear of my aunt, the Queen of Air and Darkness. She wants me dead. I don't …

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Book Review Sunglasses After Dark Nancy A Collins urban fantasy vampire book

Sunglasses After Dark Review

Title: Sunglasses After Dark   Author: Nancy A Collins   Genre: Urban Fantasy, Horror   Series: Sonja Blue #1   Goodreads Rating: 3.9/5   Goodreads Link    Synopsis: One spring night in London, heiress Denise Thorne disappears while partying at a nightclub, never to be seen again. That very same night, Sonja Blue, a tough-as-nails punk vampire/vampire-slayer, conceived …

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Book Chat: Authors Being Negative Towards Reviewers

Good morning/afternoon people,

I want to share a very interesting article with you all today about something a lot of reviewers will probably have experienced or witnessed before. That is authors (and sometimes other reviewers) attacking people for the reviews they write. I haven’t experienced this myself but I have witnessed it happen to a friend of mine who stopped reviewing altogether because of what was said to her.

This behaviour is completely unprofessional from the author and a deplorable way to interact with your audience.

Check out Graceling Accountant’s article below.

Graceling Accountant

Hi Ya’ll.

So I wanted to open up a discussion about a problem I am noticing more and more across various social platforms: some authors, generally not highly-publicized authors but no promises, have been attacking reviewers for bad reviews of their book.

Just a warning ahead of time, the screenshots are a little blurry but still readable, and if you’re not a fan of bad language this post might not be for you.

I hopped on Goodreads today ready to scroll through my feed and noticed a huge conversation surrounding a review of The Black Rose byEliana Bonaguro. The posts have since been deleted that the author made, but after reading a negative review on their book that someone had written the author decided it was a good idea to start attacking that reviewer in the comments on their review. A ghost account also started insulting the reviewer at…

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