ROMP with Molly Harper

ROMP with Molly Harper

Posted August 1, 2012 by Jennifer in Author Guest Post | 23 Comments

TALKING ABOUT WRITING ROMP AND STOMP SCENCES For a romance writer, I seem to write a lot of fight scenes. My characters tend to be rowdy. And writing a fight scene is a lot like writing a love scene. You have to keep anatomy and physical space in mind. You have to be careful with your terminology. Though, to be fair, I’ve never embarrassed by the thought of my mom reading one of my fight scenes. At a writers conference last year, I sat on a panel with several writers, including Julie Kagawa, author of THE IMMORTAL RULES, discussing fight scenes. I was amazed by how our own experiences with fighting influenced the way we wrote. I, for instance, have never been in a fight, […]


STOMP VS ROMP

STOMP VS ROMP

Posted July 31, 2012 by Jennifer in Author Guest Post | 5 Comments

Grab the button! <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><a href=”http://thebooknympho.blogspot.com/” target=”_blank”> <<span class=”hiddenSpellError” pre=”” data-mce-bogus=”1″>img</span> alt=”Stomp VS Romp hosted by Rabid Reads & The Book Nympho” <span class=”hiddenSpellError” pre=”Nympho ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>src</span>=”https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cJ1eDnfDQBw/T8k9NtxxllI/AAAAAAAACpw/XCJieotq_MU/s498/StompVSRomp.png” width=”98%” /></a></span></span>Rabid Reads and I have joined forces to say goodbye to summer 2012 with style! We’re hosting thebiggestbloggy event of the season. Welcome to STOMP VS ROMP!26 authors will be battling it out in August to prove once and for all whether ACTION or ROMANCE reigns supreme. There will beguest posts, interviews, reviews, giveaways and MORE!We’re asking YOU TO BE THE JUDGE, read each author’s arguments and vote on which side deserves to come out on top. And, of course, no event of this magnitude would be complete without an ULTIMATE GIVEAWAY at the […]


CR Review: Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis

Posted July 30, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 2 Comments

Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis Book #6 in the Lucky Harbor seriesContemporary Romance★★★★ Grace never thought she’d be starting her life over from scratch. Losing everything has landed her in Lucky Harbor, working as a dog walker for overwhelmed ER doctor Josh Scott. But the day his nanny fails to show up, Grace goes from caring for Josh’s lovable mutt to caring for his rambunctious son. Soon Grace is playing house with the sexy single dad . . . With so many people depending on him, Josh has no time for anything outside of his clinic and family-until Grace arrives in town. Now this brainy blonde is turning his life inside out and giving a whole new meaning to the phrase “good bedside manner.” Josh […]


Bloodstone by Nancy Holzner

Bloodstone by Nancy Holzner

Posted July 28, 2012 by Jennifer in Book Review | 1 Comment

Bloodstone is the third book in the Deadtown Series by Nancy Holzner. Victory (Vicky) Vaughn, the heroine, is a shape shifter living in Deadtown; part of Boston where all the paranormals are forced to live. Vicky exterminates personal demons for a fee during her “day job” and in between cases, she tries to save the world from demi-demons that try to take over the world. After Vicky finishes up her latest extermination job she is faced with trying to help her MIA vampire roommate, Juliet Capulet (Yes THE Juliet Capulet as in Romeo and Juliet). Juliet went on the run from the Old Ones (a group of very old vampires) in Hellforge and now she is back and needing Vicky’s help. While Vicky tries to […]


EARLY CR Review: Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood

Posted July 27, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 2 Comments

Sweet Talk  by Julie Garwood  Contemporary RomanceAugust 7th 2012 by Brilliance CorporationARC from NetGalley★★★★ When FBI agent Grayson Kincaid first encounters Olivia MacKenzie, she makes quite an impression. The beautiful, tough, young attorney has stumbled into the middle of an FBI sting operation and has reduced it to chaos. Months of surveillance and careful planning down the drain, Kincaid’s partner is furious and lets Olivia know that she’s ticked off the wrong guy. After all, he’s FBI. Olivia isn’t intimidated by his partner’s bullying because she’s something even scarier…she’s IRS. And working for the IRS isn’t for the faint of heart. She’s on the trail of an elaborate Ponzi scheme, one that threatens to ruin the lives of naive and unsuspecting victims, and one she […]


CR Review: At Last by Jill Shalvis Book

CR Review: At Last by Jill Shalvis Book

Posted July 26, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

  Amy Michaels, a waitress at the Eat Me diner, has a reputation for being a “tough girl” because she exudes attitude and wears steel-toed boots. She’s only been in Lucky Harbor for about six months and the residents don’t know how really tough her life was before she came to town as Amy keeps everyone at a distance. That includes Matt Bowers, the local forest ranger, who exudes sexiness, has his own past he’d like to leave behind and seems to have his eyes firmly fixed on Amy. She notices and they’ve been doing a quiet dance around this odd attraction for a while. Amy is a tough girl, no question about it, having been on her own since she was sixteen and her […]


CR Review: Lucky in Love by Jill Shalvis

Posted July 25, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

Lucky in Love by Jill Shalvis Book #4 in the Lucky Harbor SeriesContemporary Romance★★★★ Mallory Quinn has had enough of playing it safe. As a nurse and devoted daughter, she takes care of everyone but herself. And as the local good girl, she’s expected to date Mr. Right. But for once, she’d like to take a risk on Mr. Wrong. And who could be more wrong than Ty Garrison? The mysterious new guy in town has made it clear that he’s only passing through, which suits Mallory just fine. Besides, his lean, hard body and sexy smile will give her plenty to remember once he’s gone . . . For the first time in his life, Ty can’t bear to leave. Helping this sexy seductress-in-training walk on […]


HR Review: Texas Glory by Lorraine Heath

Posted July 23, 2012 by Jonetta in Book Review | 0 Comments

Texas Glory by Lorraine Heath Book #2 in the Texas Trilogy Historical Romance/Western Romance Amazon | B&N RATING: ★★★★ Cordelia McQueen was a virtual prisoner in her father’s house. Until everything changed when she was shamelessly traded in a battle for land and water rights, and thrust into an unfamiliar world as the bride of Dallas Leigh. Dallas had given his life to the land. Now he aimed to put West Texas on the map. But as he gazed into the eyes of the lovely stranger who belonged to him, he caught a glimpse of another ambition–a warm, radiant desire of the heart. Was this the woman who would walk beside him as, together, they carved out a rich future with all the promise of […]