Monthly Archives: December 2011

Interview with Author Joyce Mitchell


Today, I have the pleasure of talking to Joyce Mitchell about her books and her writing career. Joyce has agreed to answer some of my questions to help her readers understand her, and her books a bit better.

Joyce Mitchell 

So, here we go:

Please describe your books? What genre do you consider your books?
My books cover several genres from historical fiction, to children’s books, fantasy, and adventure.

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Guest Post by Author Alyssa Rose Ivy – The Ones That Got Away


The Ones That Got Away

Guest Post by Author Alyssa Rose Ivy

Most authors have them. They stay hidden in drawers or in long forgotten computer files. I’m talking about the stories and books that have never been finished or weren’t deemed good enough to see the light of day. I have my fair share of them—mostly short stories or early chapters of books I abandoned. I have many reasons for the abandonment, sometimes I just couldn’t get into the story, or it seemed too much like something else I had written, other times they were great but I wanted to focus on a different story.

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Lokant by Charlotte E. English Review


Lokant (Draykon Series)Lokant by Charlotte E. English

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Lokant is the second book in the Draykon series and it is a fine sequel to the first one. I had reviewed the first book, ‘Draykon’ earlier here. As hoped for and expected, the second book continues with the story of Llandry, with all other characters making an appearance as well. There are a plethora of new characters, who add completely new dimensions to the story.

After reading the first book, I had built up in my head, a direction the story would take. I have to say that the story moved in a completely different but equally nice direction compared to what I had imagined. The book definitely moved into science fiction territory, which I love. SF and fantasy are my two favourite genres and any combination is always welcome (The SF parts are not overwhelming or unbelievable and are credible enough to go down smoothly with the reader). This book really expands the stage on which the story is played out. We find that the three conjoined worlds in the previous book are just a small part of what is really happening. This, at first seemed to me, to be an unusual twist which I could not really digest. But as the story moved forward and things became a little clearer, the roles of everyone in the story became a lot more defined and that is where the fun began.

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Interview with the author of ‘Rapture’, Phillip W. Simpson


I have previously reviewed ‘Rapture’ (You can find my review here). I’d like to welcome to the blog, Phill Simpson, the author of Rapture, to talk about the book and his series. He will be answering my questions truthfully as I don’t think he wishes to remain behind when the Rapture happens!

Phillip W. Simpson 

Describe your book? What genre do you consider your book?

Rapture is a Young Adult dystopian, post-apocalyptic novel. It’s a different take on the end of the world scenarios using the Rapture as a stepping off point, imbuing it with all the fantasy elements that I love.

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Guest Post by Author Nicole Storey – Book Signings R Fun!


I am starting a new feature on the blog. I will be trying to get guest authors to post regularly on all topics related to books, besides the reviews and interviews I do from time to time. These of course can be on anything under the sun, the small restriction being that the topic is somehow connected with books. And I would love readers to interact here, and ask questions. I am sure the guests would gladly answer all queries!

I’d like to welcome Author Nicole Storey to the blog for the first ever post by a Guest Author!  She will be talking about her her first book signing as an indie author.

About Nicole:

Nicole Storey is a native of LaGrange, Georgia.  She lives there with her husband, two amazing children, a finicky cat, and a bunch of goldfish.  She has been an avid supporter of special-needs children since her son was diagnosed with autism at the age of two.  This led her to write her first book, Grimsley Hollow-The Chosen One, where the main character and hero of the story is an autistic boy.

When Nicole isn’t in Grimsley Hollow dreaming up more adventures for her characters, she enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, and blogging (along with book reviews).   She also enjoys scheming and devising plans on how to celebrate her favorite holiday when it rolls around each year; Halloween!

Nicole can be reached here:

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/nicolestoreyfans

Twitter:  @Nicole_Storey

Blog:  http://nicolestorey.wordpress.com

Website:  http://nicolestorey.weebly.com

A drumroll please for the first ever guest post of the blog:

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