#CLTBRCHALLENGE15 Book Review: Highland Blessings by Jennifer Hudson Taylor 4/5 Stars

Overview: Two clans hate each other but have struck a peace treaty. Sadly before the deal can be completed in marriage the chieftain of one clan dies at the hands of it’s new ally. Years later the new chieftain is set to wed the daughter but rejects her. His brother steals her away and fallsContinue reading “#CLTBRCHALLENGE15 Book Review: Highland Blessings by Jennifer Hudson Taylor 4/5 Stars”

Author Spotlight Interview: Stephane Desienne

What inspired you to write your first book? Definitely, when I read Asimov’s Foundation trilogy. Soon after ending the book, I said to myself : I wish I could write a story like this. But I was young, 15 or 16. Later, I discovered Dan Simmons’s Hyperion saga. I remember me in front of aContinue reading “Author Spotlight Interview: Stephane Desienne”

#CLTBRCHALLENGE15 Book Review: Beauty and the Beast by Marie Prince De Beaumont 3/5 Stars

Overview: A merchant has three boys and three girls, the youngest nicknamed Beauty. The merchant goes to pick something up from town, gets lost and meets the beast. The beast releases him to bring back a daughter and save the merchants life. Beauty volunteers to go. She breaks the curse. Opinion: I think I amContinue reading “#CLTBRCHALLENGE15 Book Review: Beauty and the Beast by Marie Prince De Beaumont 3/5 Stars”

#CLTBRCHALLENGE15 Book Review: Roots by Alex Haley 4/5 Stars

Overview: Roots is the story of Kunta Kinte and his children for seven generations. We follow Kunta’s kidnapping clear to the author’s life and writing of the book. We go on a journey through slave days, being sold from one plantation owner to the next. Learning different trades and finally being freed. Opinion: It tookContinue reading “#CLTBRCHALLENGE15 Book Review: Roots by Alex Haley 4/5 Stars”

Author Spotlight Interview: Zoe Ambler

Welcome Zoe Ambler to Author Spotlight Interviews! Zoe Ambler is 44 years old and broke through into writing by way of role-play gaming, which she still loves to this day. She has traveled the world, being a ‘military brat’, but always finds her way back home. Her hobbies include sketching, playing violin (badly), collecting odditiesContinue reading “Author Spotlight Interview: Zoe Ambler”

Author Spotlight Interview: Anne Conley

Welcome to Author Spotlight Interviews! Today The wonderful Anne Conley has answered a good-sized list of questions for you readers. So where are you from? I’m originally from Houston, TX, where I met my husband. We moved up to East Texas shortly after marriage, and have lived here for 12 years. Our own little sliceContinue reading “Author Spotlight Interview: Anne Conley”

Author Interviews

New year, and I have decided to do something new. I am going to try and start doing some author interviews! I’m gathering a following on here, Twitter, and everywhere of Indie authors; so I thought I could feature them on my blog. Help get their words out there and share their brilliance. I allContinue reading “Author Interviews”

New Year’s Preporation

In preparing for the new year, and my resolution goals, I decided to update my “to-read” list on goodreads.com . I don’t usually add my amazon purchases to that list simply because there are a lot of them and I continue to buy more throughout the year. However I have decided this year I’m goingContinue reading “New Year’s Preporation”

Selfish Promoting on my Birthday!

I am going to be a little selfish for a few minutes….Today is my birthday! Why don’t you go and checkout one of my books? http://www.amazon.com/Courtney-Wend…/…/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1