Archive | January, 2009

Names

28 Jan

Have you ever been at work, minding your own business, when you stumble upon a name that makes you burst into laughter? Well, obviously it happened to me today. The name? Cowpie. The person’s name was XXXXX Cowpie.

I’m sure the people in the room wondered if I was psychotic.

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Preview: Huntress Anthology

26 Jan

huntressanthologyChristine Warren

Devil’s Bargain
Supernatural bounty hunter Lilli Corbin made a pact with the Prince of Hell: She agreed to recover a book of prophecies. When she learns it could trigger the apocalypse, Lilli is forced to make the ultimate choice: save her soul, or the man she loves?

Caitlin Kittredge

Down in the Ground Where the Dead Men Go

Ava is a demon slayer who needs help from mage Jack Winter to reach the demon underworld—a place of dark seduction…and, maybe, one of no return.

Marjorie M. Liu

The Robber Bride

Welcome to a post-apocalyptic world where women are fed on for their life forces. Now it’s up to Maggie, one of the last female survivors, to hunt down and destroy an army of darkness…

Jenna Maclaine

Sin Slayer

London 1889. Jack the Ripper is killing off the city’s vampire population, and now it’s up to Cin Craven to hunt him down—and save the infected Michael, the love of her undead life.

Huntress will be released in July of 2009.

Weekly library run

21 Jan

I took the girls to the library and found (as usual) there were only three books that interested me and gave them a box of books. Their paperback romance, sci-fi and fantasy sections are pathetic. Sci-fi and fantasy share a section of shelving. One section. Six standard rows. That’s it.

The paperback romance and fiction have a total of four sections of five rows, sad. 😦 The books are usually very old (the library budget was cut in half). I’ve still got a ton of boxes to go through and drop off at the library.

Meanwhile I borrowed:

  • Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse by Victor Gischler (Couldn’t get past the first four chapters.)
  • Charmed & Dangerous by Candace Havers
  • Dead Sexy by Tate Hallaway.

Today was historical

20 Jan

but did they have any bathroom’s like this hidden anywhere? Just asking.

sexybathroom

Join in the bidding

20 Jan

Looking for a way to help a family out while getting something for yourself?

Romantic Ink has found the perfect way for you to give back by being selfish . Buy something that you need or want (jewelry, books,  manuscript critique…) at Romance Ink’s auction.

(Just don’t bid on the Rachel Caine or the Writing Playground gift basket, they are mine.) Ha-ha!

Happy Meme

19 Jan

taggedMy buddy Kimberly tagged me for the Happy Meme so here goes.

Here are the rules: Link to the person who has tagged you. Write down six things that make you happy. Post the rules. Tag six others and let them know you did it. Then tell the person when your entry is complete.

Six things that make me happy (Yeah, you won’t find anything deep here):

  1. Reading
  2. Modern life amenities (running water, toilets, electricity…)
  3. When my children are good
  4. Blogging
  5. Watching a great movie or General Hospital
  6. Getting my tax refund

I choose you! Tag your it!

Wombs clenching

18 Jan

I’m almost finished reading a book by a popular author. No I won’t name the person, but I’m almost to the point where I want to go back and count the number of times this person has used the following sentence.
Her womb clenched.
Any comments?
womb