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Book Blogging 101 – Chapter 1 Making a Plan Think Blogging is your calling? Want to give it a try? The first step before you even login to WordPress or Blogger is to Make A Plan. To introduce myself, I’m a blogger, a book blogger to be exact that runs a number of side blogs for design and social media. I started book blogging for fun, as a hobby, but I approached it like a business. Yes, it is a hobby, but my career is based in marketing and it has taught me some things along the way […]
I am currently being harassed by a hurricane at the present moment. Which is why the DWW post did not go live. Thursday’s posts are scheduled but access to internet is all via my phone. So please, if you email me I might be a bit delayed. Xoxo – PJ
PJV Quickie: My initial thoughts with ‘Beauty Queens’ were, of course, captivation with the cover, but the concept threw me through a loop. I hadn’t read Bray before, so I wasn’t familiar with her writing style or sense of humor. This led to an initial trepidation, satire is not always my cup-of-tea, along with force-fed cultural messages, but I think I made a wise choice in partaking via audiobook. Libba Bray did her own narration and the added benefit of some extra “special effects” made ‘Beau […]
Parajunkee’s View Welcomes Tom Pollock, author of The City’s Son from Flux. A longtime fan of science fiction and fantasy, Tom Pollock has spectacularly failed to grow out of his obsession with things that don’t, in the strictest sense of the word, exist. He has his master of fine arts degree from Sussex University and also holds a master’s degree in philosophy and economics from Edinburgh University. Pollock works for a global shipping firm based in London. His travels have ta […]
I suddenly realized there is a whole slew of books coming up soon that I’m dying to get my hot little hands on. It seems to me that they come in bunches – there won’t be anything I’m really interested in for a few weeks and then BAM! I want every book released in a 3-week period… So, what’s coming up that’s got my bookish heart all aflutter? Quite a bit, actually. Let’s take a look at some of the adult contemporary/erotic romance on my wish list […]
PJV Quickie: A nice mix of mystery and sexy: hot government agents, attempted murder, and the family from hell make for an entertaining read. Title: Sweet Talk Author: Julie Garwood Type: Romantic Suspense Published: August 7, 2012 by Dutton Adult Source: Received by Publisher [xrr rating=3/5 imageset=blue_star] Review IRS agent Olivia Mackenzie was very sick as a child. Stuck in the hospital with an unknown disease for months at a time, she has an unbreakable bond with th […]
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Home > Book Blogging 101 > Major Book Blogger Mistakes Part 2 Major Book Blogger Mistakes Part II Continued from last week’s, Major Book Blogger Mistakes, here are four more mistakes that can be easily made. Book Blogger Mistake #4 All About You Adding a personality to your blog is one thing, making it all about you is another. I might get a few stink faces on this one, because frankly I know you guys like talking about yourself and posting updates about your dogs…cats, gerbils, etc. […]
Home > Review > CHILDHOOD’S END by Arthur C. Clarke Genre: Adult, Sci-fi Apocalypse SciFi Element: AliensOrder Online: Amazon.comStalk the Author: Web Audiobook review, copy purchased from audible.com PJ’s QUICKIE POV:Touted by some as Clarke’s best novel, CHILDHOOD’S END is a stunning picture of first contact and the repercussions of what might happen if we were to meet an alien race. Clarke who is the embodiment of what a science fiction author should be created a tale that w […]
Home > Review > Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione Genre: Adult, Paranormal RomanceParanormal Element: DemonsSeries: Demonica Series #1Order Online: Amazon.comStalk the Author: Web | Twitter Purchased audiobook through audible.com PJ’s QUICKIE POV: After the tenth “You haven’t read the Demonica series yet? *Gasp*” I realized that maybe this was something I should get into. I was not disappointed. One of the most original paranormal romances I’ve read in awhile, Larissa Ione isn’t afrai […]
Home > Guest Post > Guest Post & Giveaway with Annie Nicholas Please welcome Annie Nicholas to parajunkee.com. Annie Nicholas is the author of the Paranormal Romance series THE VANGUARDS along with other paranormal titles, like BAIT, CATCH (THE ANGLER series books) and the soon to be released title IRRESISTIBLE. Annie will be giving away a digital copy of her upcoming release. Please comment on this post to be included in the giveaway. Cross Breeding? On my author blog, I ran a poll a few y […]