Im not really a notetaker. I use a calendar, but really only to track when books are being released or remind me when I’ve scheduled a brunch. To run my life, I pretty much depend on my brain. And lately, my brain is full and tired of braining.
Monthly Archives: January 2014
The Cost of Love and Sanity by Jaye Cherié Expected publication: January 14th 2014 by Strebor Books Summary: For Alex Carter, everything is going according to plan she’s built a successful career and has a steady boyfriend, until life decides to throw a wrench in the mix. Suddenly, her company threatens to downsize and her boyfriend ends their relationship. It is then that she realizes that, like many women, she has neglected to pursue love and family;the goals closest to her heart in favor of a career. As a new year begins and Alex decides to focus on personal concerns, she runs into an old flame, Nathan Chestnut. Though she […]
Brown keeps us wondering, thinking, mentally investigating each character, because we don’t know which ones are clean and which ones are out to get Honor and keep her from helping Coburn uncover her husband’s secret.
What’s in the TBR pile for the weekend??? This weekend I have two books that I hope to finish by Sunday evening, and I’m pretty excited about both of them. I’m still working on the long list of Sandra Brown novels that I want to read. Lethal was released in Jan 2011 and the synopsis looks great: When her four year old daughter informs her a sick man is in their yard, Honor Gillette rushes out to help him. But that “sick” man turns out to be Lee Coburn, the man accused of murdering seven people the night before. Dangerous, desperate, and armed, he promises Honor that she and […]
Badlands by Jill Sorenson Published December 31st 2013 by Harlequin HQN Summary: Every day, bodyguard Owen Jackson puts his life on the line — and keeps his feelings for Penny Sandoval locked away. Assigned to protect Penny’s father, a presidential candidate, Owen can’t get emotionally involved. That is, until Penny and her young son, Cruz, are abducted and taken deep into the California badlands. Owen knows the bleak territory from his childhood. Worse, he knows the gang leader making ransom demands — his own brother, Shane. When a terrified Penny escapes into the desert with Cruz, Owen has to save her: from the elements and from the gang in close […]
There aren’t really any books I read where I am shocked that they didn’t get more love or attention. Books that I expected to be panned were pretty much ignored. Books I expected to do well (based on sheer name recognition– Grisham– did very well.