Judging a Book by its Cover #utopya2014 @utopyacon

Hey everyone! I was having a brain fart on what to write for my utopYA post this month. Toni had an awesome post on book blurbs last month so why not talk about something equally as important….the cover! I admit, I’m the type of person that judges a book by its cover. I think it’s […]

Blogging: One Size Does Not Fit All

Hello everyone! I wanted to briefly talk about blogging in general and my experiences. I’ve had the pleasure of working with several new bloggers the past few months and the most common question/statement I get is “how do I become a better blogger.” My response “How the hell should I know.” I’ve been blogging for […]

Expand Your Universe #UtopYACon2014 @UtopYAcon

Hello awesome peeps!! Today I’m going to tell you why it’s important to “Expand Your Universe,” book-lover style, and why Cons like UtopYA are just the ticket you need! Sky is the limit! Whether you are a reader, blogger or an author, breaking out of your shell can open you up to a world full […]

Make Your Blog Pretty #1: Block Quotes

Hey everyone! I talked about doing one of these posts a while ago and never got around to it.If you have a tutorial that you’d like me to cover, comment below or shoot me an email at lukesmommy85@gmail.com! The most common question I get asked by blogging newbies is “How do you get those cool […]

Creature Feature

Hey Everyone!! Halloween is quickly approaching and I thought I’d share some paranormal/fantasy books that aren’t about vampires, werewolves and witches. I call this my “Creature Feature.” We all need a change of pace once in a while and I think these books would be just the thing you need…. your ticket to get out […]

Congratulations Blurb/Relaunch Alert: Booktrope has Picked Up Swimming Upstream by Ruth Mancini

Congrats to Ruth Mancini who’s self published book Swimming Upsteam was picked up for publishing with Booktrop, an indie publisher based in Seattle, and relaunch later this year. Swimming Upstream Blurb “I once read that the end of a relationship is like being involved in a road traffic accident. Which is quite fitting really, given […]

Recent Reads

Some of you may have seen my post about taking a break from reviewing. I wanted to keep you in the loop of what I’m reading and rating. I got a little burned out when it comes to reviews. It’s a huge weight off my shoulders to slow down a bit. Here’s what I have […]

Indie-Credible Authors Tour: Author Spotlight on Jennifer Collins

It’s no secret that Indie Authors are my rockstars! I love them and most importantly, I love their books. There are so many out there that I fear I will never get to read all the wonderful stories they put out :::insert sad face::: Everything I do as far as blogging goes is for them. […]

Happy Birthday, D.T. Dyllin!! Oh, and there’s a giveaway!

SQUEEEAALLSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s my favorite author lady’s bday today!!!! Myself and the other Dragon Hussies figured she needed something super awesome for her birthday. We got her this adorable dragon pendant made by Dreaming Dragons. They are so cute!! You can see the pic here http://dtdyllin.com/2013/08/22/i-love-my-dragon-hussies/.  Her books are PHENOMENAL! I would give them all a […]

I Need A Break

Hello my lovely blog readers! If you haven’t noticed, my blog posts have dwindled down this past month. I have decided that my blogging needs to take a little break. I’ve been so stressed out with working 4 jobs and finding the time to maintain my blog has been non existent. I will still be […]