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Kindle Unlimited: Tuesday, July 7th

Kindle Unlimited from the Reader’s view:

Kindle Unlimited (KU) is like “Netflix” for books. If you pay a $9.99 monthly fee, you can rent and read as many books as you would like, just as long as the book you want happens to be enrolled in the program. 492 more words

Daily Journal

Guest Blogger C. S. Boyack and a Special Guest

I’ve got a treat for your today. Actually a double one. Craig Boyack of Entertaining Stories and I are doing a blog swap. Craig and a “special guest” I asked him to bring along are taking over my blog, while I’m hanging out at his. 990 more words

Author Spotlight

Meme: Six in Six 2015

The Six in Six meme is the brain child of Jo at The Book Jotter, and this is its 4th year! I am joining in again as I think it is a fun and easy way to reflect on my reading half way through the year. 253 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Hyped Books I've Never Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish . Every week they challenge readers to generate top ten lists about anything and everything bookish. 213 more words

a smell rose as sweet turned by Diane Castiglioni (All About My Name Poetry Series)

a smell rose as sweet turned
by Diane Castiglioni

In the beginning there were two
She the younger, dark locks
With dull brown eyes
A twisted smile at nothing… 359 more words


Call Me Gertie by Gail Fishman Gerwin (All About My Name Poetry Series)

Call Me Gertie
by Gail Fishman Gerwin

Tradition calls for naming
a new baby after a dead relative.

There never was a Gail in my family… 303 more words


Authors select their YA summer reads!

And because authors are lovely, helpful people, this morning I can offer you a list of their recommended reads for summer:

Rhian Ivory (The Boy Who Drew The Future, out September 2015) – Mine would be Under My Skin by James Dawson which I’ve just read because there’s not much else out there like it. 380 more words