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Reading Round Up for November

I didn’t do as much reading in November as I have in past months.  I’m not entirely sure why.  Reading fatigue maybe?  However, I did read a few titles that I thought I’d share. THE YELLOW WIFE by Sadeqa Johnson: … Continue reading

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October Reading Roundup

I didn’t do as much reading last month as I wanted, largely because Captain Pete and I were on a bit of a Star Trek movie binge, but I did squeeze in a few titles. Most of these books are … Continue reading

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Barb’s Book Recommendations for September 2020

There are two big advantages to working part time in a bookstore.  One is being able to purchase new releases as soon they are published (and at a discount!).  The other is having access to a Netgalley Account.  This means … Continue reading

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The Wait is Over! Backyards Have Bodies Is Here!

Do you hear that noise? It’s the sound of me cheering (and maybe sighing in relief as well).  Backyards Have Bodies, the long-awaited sequel to The Suburbs Have Secrets is live and for sale on all platforms. Backyards Have Bodies … Continue reading

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Having a Posse Will Help You Live Longer

As many of you know, I walk for an hour every morning before work.  To make the time go by faster, I listen to podcasts.  Frequently, I listen to true crime, because nothing gets the blood pumping like an unsolved … Continue reading

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Can You Help a Girl Out?

  BookBub is a free reader service that provides readers with book recommendations, news about price discounts, and updates from favorite authors.   It’s actually a pretty cool way to discover new authors.  Think of it like Goodreads, but will … Continue reading

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Summer Time Blues (Pandemic Version)

It’s July 7th.  Normally, around this time I am shopping and gearing up for the RWA Annual Conference, a  week-long party an industry business and networking event for romance writers.  I love this week because it’s often my only chance to … Continue reading

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Update, Update, Who Has an Update?

Last week, I typed The End on my latest Harlequin Romance.  It will be my 23rd title for Harlequin in eleven years, and my 26th book over all.  Tentatively titled The Billionaire’s Second Chance, it will hit shelves in February, … Continue reading

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WINTER READING SUMMARY

  First, though a quick announcement.  For those of you who haven’t read it, THE SUBURBS HAVE SECRETS will be free until April 1.  I wanted to give everyone who is stuck inside a chance to grab a good read … Continue reading

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Barb’s Tips for Having Fun While Social Distancing

True confession:  When the concept of social distancing first reared its head, I was happy.  I have a book due at the end of the month, and I’m behind. Being forced to stay home for 14 days means I might … Continue reading

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