Book Review: Overnight Sensation by Sarina Bowen

Book Review: Overnight Sensation by Sarina Bowen

Aug. 13, 2019 by

Sarina Bowen Delivers Another Fun, Flirty, Steamy Hockey Romance I can’t say I’ve read every book by Sarina Bowen (Because, have you seen the size of her backlist? When does this woman sleep, or eat?), but every one I have

More Accolades for In Deep

More Accolades for In Deep

Jul. 30, 2019 by

In Deep Chosen as a 2019 HOLT Medallion Award Finalist I am pleased as punch to announce that second novella in the Emerald Mountain Series, In Deep, has done it again. In addition to winning the N.N. Light Book Award

Random Musings: The Five Biggest Relationship Lies

Random Musings: The Five Biggest Relationship Lies

Jul. 12, 2019 by

The Five Relationship Lies We’ve Been Fed for Years Hurt Everyone In my teens and twenties I was your typical relationship pessimist. My parent’s marriage seemed a thing of evil, and I couldn’t understand why anyone would get married voluntarily. 

Random Musings: Romance Novels & the Hot Guy/Hot Sex Fantasy

Random Musings: Romance Novels & the Hot Guy/Hot Sex Fantasy

Jun. 13, 2019 by

Are Romance Novels Selling Women an Unrealistic Fantasy of Fidelity, Respect, Hotties, and Orgasms? Just the other day, a man on Twitter (who claimed to be a lover of the romance genre) asked why all the men in romance novels

Random Musings: Media Representation, Romance Novels, and Changing Norms

Random Musings: Media Representation, Romance Novels, and Changing Norms

May. 31, 2019 by

Romance Novels Have the Power to Transform Our Relationships with Ourselves, and Others The impact of media on societal norms has been on my mind for years, but it was a recent article celebrating Sesame Street’s fiftieth anniversary that made

Book Review: Some Assistance Required

Book Review: Some Assistance Required

May. 15, 2019 by

Some Assistance Required by C.L. Ogilvie is Well Worth Your Time and Money If you’re looking for a fun, fast, and quirky read, look no further! Some Assistance Required is a fresh cross between Piers Anthony’s classic punny fantasy Xanth

Random Musings: Diversity, Politics, Love, and Romance Novels

Random Musings: Diversity, Politics, Love, and Romance Novels

May. 2, 2019 by

Washington DC Sits at the Intersection of Diversity, Politics, Love, and Everything Great About Romance Novels A couple weeks ago, I took a trip to Washington DC with my best girlfriend. Neither of us had been there since we were

Book Review: Make You Mine

Book Review: Make You Mine

Mar. 28, 2019 by

Make You Mine by Tia Louise is the Best Romance I’ve Read So Far this Year I’ve read seven romances since January. Or at least tried to (see my recent blog posts on Quality vs Quantity and Why I DNF

Random Musings: Women’s Fiction and Men’s Fiction

Random Musings: Women’s Fiction and Men’s Fiction

Mar. 18, 2019 by

Why Do We Need a Separate Category for Women’s Fiction, but Not Men’s Fiction? I’m always fascinated by the responses of my male friends when they read my books. Yes, I write romance, which is typically considered a sub-genre of

Random Musings: On Becoming a Writer

Random Musings: On Becoming a Writer

Feb. 26, 2019 by

So You Want to Become a Writer? Here Are My Five Best Tips… It seems like every day on social media somebody asks “How do I become a writer?”. Of course, the simple answer is, “If you want to be