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[Review] – The Competition by Marcia Clark

I must admit I came to the conclusion of WHODUNIT far before the characters in the novel, which created some nail biting tension while I waited for Rachel and Bailey to figure it out. And again at the climax of the story, when I knew it wasn’t over…. and it wasn’t.

Minimal Progress is still progress- July Writing goals

So, not much happening over this way, at least not much that is newsworthy. Ruby’s is still out with a few people reading it. The latest readersĀ are writers so I am hoping to get some useful feedback. Meanwhile, back at the Ranch, I am about halfway thru my own edits. I printed out a hard […]

[REVIEW] Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

Cop Town is a fast paced novel with a high level of suspense. Slaughter knows her stuff when it comes to a police procedural– from intense detail to thrilling action, Cop Town does not disappoint.

[Review] That Night Chevy Stevens

Title: That Night Author: Chevy Stevens Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Release Date: June 17th, 2014 Format: Kindle Pages: 384 Source: NetGalley As a teenager, Toni Murphy had a life full of typical adolescentcomplications: a boyfriend she adored, a younger sister she couldn’t relate to, a strained relationship with her parents, and classmates who […]

Four Questions on Writing Process (Reblogged)

So, I am not a part of this blog tour, but I love questions that make me think about my process and why I do what I do. I saw this posted at Tayari Jones’ website and thought they were great questions that inspire thinking and intelligent answers. 1) What are you working on? My […]

Welcome to The Sweet Escape, home of writer Melinda Jones. I blog about my adventures as a Literary Fiction/Romance/ Women's Fiction reader and writer. My work has appeared at IndieInk.org, Short-Story.net and Storyfix.com.

I enjoy reading (lots and lots of reading) writing, candy, Sprite, and things flavored with raspberry... but not raspberries themselves. I blog Mondays and Fridays and random Wednesdays and Sundays as time and material allows. I hope you'll drop by often and share in the joy (uh huh) of writing! Enjoy your stay!



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GOODREADS 2014 Challenge

2014 Reading Challenge

2014 Reading Challenge
Curvy has read 4 books toward her goal of 85 books.

2013 Reading Challenge

2013 Reading Challenge
Curvy has read 37 books toward her goal of 50 books.

my read shelf:
Curvy's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)
I have agreed to read 21+ books from NetGalley this year. I track this via a Goodreads list.

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