It’s January which means that in North America and most of Europe we’re in the grip of a deep freeze. Today it was -8 C here in Toronto but with the wind chill it felt like -20 C. There’s no escape from the cold but we’ll try to brighten your days and nights by reviewing a few books and hope you can find one or two to keep you warm
This week I’m interviewing Kris Piet and S.L. Armstrong about their company, Storm Moon Press. The interview will be live on Wednesday.
Nicole Kimberling has written her usual bi monthly column and this time it’s about Too Stupid To Live characters. Check out her post on Thursday – it’s really funny. .
Next week I’ll be interviewing Nathie, an artist who is an incredible talent. This will be a first for the site because Nathie speaks very little English so the interview will be in both English and German. If your native language is German I hope you will drop by to ask Nathie questions and maybe a few volunteers will translate them into English. Should be fun.
If you didn’t see it, here’s a link to Rick R. Reed’s first post as a regular Author Contributor on the site: Coming Out as a Romance Author
This weekend the following books were reviewed: MNevermind 1: The Persistence of Memory by Jordan Castillo Price reviewed by Jeayci; Raine reviewed Lightning Rod (Broken Mirrors series no. 2) by Vaughn R. Demont; Buda reviewed Out-Foxed (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #3) by Haley Walsh; I reviewed The Other Guy by Cary Attwell; Sirius reviewed Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz; and Cryselle reviewed Angel in the Window by Charlie Cochrane.
My favourite NFL punter, Chris Kluwe, was on Ellen last Friday talking about why gay Major League players don’t come out.
In preparation for the Super Bowl in two weeks watch Chris Kluwe’s incredible kick on Ellen
Free Books This Week
Trick of Time by J.L. Merrow
Blessed Isle by Alex Beecroft – Riptide Publishing
The Strength of the Pack by Kendall McKenna – MLR Books
Stage Fright by Pender Mackie – Loose id
Prelude to the Night by Angela Plowman – Loose id
Reactivated (Killer Contingency) by Caitlin West – eXtasy Books
Reviews This Week
Lasha: Something New Under the Sun by L.A. Witt
Feliz: Luck of the Irish by Cindy Sutherland
Andrea: Let it Go by Mercy Celeste
Larissa: Love You Like a Romance Novel by Megan Derr
Sammy: Learning to Love (Michael and Sean) by K.C. Wells
Sirius: Screwing the System by Josephine Myles; Aiden’s Luck by Con Riley (tentative)
Jeayci: MNevermind 1: the Persistence of Memory by Jordan Castillo Price
Raine: Need by Todd Gregory
Cryselle: Aria by Shira Anthony and Las Posadas by Kate Roman
Wave: The Other Guy by Cary Attwell; Changing the Guard by Peter Hansen; and one other book which I promised to review last week
A sad note: This may be the last week for the Friday Guys because a number of artists and photographers are not happy that their photos are posted on various websites without royalties being paid. Since I can’t afford to be sued (this site does not charge for any of its services so there’s no money in the kitty), I think I should be prudent and withdraw from the fray. After more than four years of weekly posts the Friday Guys will take their last bow this week. I may post pictures of the guys occasionally but the weekly column is toast I’m afraid.
Till next week that’s a wrap.