4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Violet Ryan loves the delicious food she gets to eat on the reality shows she produces for The Food Channel. What she hates is her expanding waistline. Determined to drop the pounds, Violet hatches a plan to kick start a fitness regimen. But when her determination isn’t enough to … Continue reading The Backlist: Fit (Fit Trilogy #1) by Rebekah Weatherspoon
3 out of 5 stars ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: Zofia Smith left behind a promising career as a journalist when she realized her former employers meant it when they said, “You’ll never work in this business again.” Convinced by her best friend to move to New Orleans and start over, Zo opened a bookstore in the Crescent … Continue reading REVIEW MY BOOK: Bloody Murder by Kate Kulig
Hello to all the indie authors out there trying to get your book into the hands of the public. We admire your persistence and dedication to your craft and the process of publishing a book. Since self-publishing comes with a multitude of jobs — you’re not just an author, but also a designer, marketer, producer, … Continue reading When Your Twitter Marketing Is Really Just SPAM
3 out of 5 stars ★★★☆☆ Synopsis: In a new America where almost no one can be trusted, Caroline lies unconscious in a government hospital as others decide her fate. She is a political dissident, wanted for questioning by a brutal regime that has come to power in a shockingly easy way. As she … Continue reading REVIEW MY BOOK: Dissident by Cecilia London
In which 80 Books Blog discusses and debates hot topics in publishing. This week, we talk bloggers, reviews, and the strained relationship with authors. “Really, Hagrid, if you are holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.” –Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire … Continue reading Should Authors Take Bad Reviews Seriously?