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I have a very exciting news for you guys! the title already tells you what it is but anyways, I created my BOOKTUBE CHANNEL! FINALLY! โค ๐Ÿ˜€ โคย 

Guess the name… guess… it is Enthralling Dimple! Surprised? Nope? Okay… ๐Ÿ˜›

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Blog Tour | Review | A Secret Lies Deep by Jake Hatmacher

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Welcome to my stop of the blog tour for the book โ€œA Secret Lies Deepโ€ by Jake Hatmacher , hosted by Sageโ€™s Blog Tours.

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Title: A Secret Lies Deep
Author: Jake Hatmacher
Genre: Psychological, Romance
Publisher: Jake Hatmacher

Publishing date: 2nd April, 2017
My Rating: 3/5 stars

 


Synopsis:

SECRETSโ€ฆ We attempt to conceal our own but are frustrated by those concealed from us.ย  That is the crux of Erynโ€™s story as she seeks answers to the questionsโˆ’the secretsโˆ’that have troubled her since her youth.ย  Perhaps if she wasnโ€™t so smart these questions wouldnโ€™t bother her, but she is.ย  Erynโ€™s new job is a further challenge to her own secret as she strives to protect it.ย  Not only that, but when challenged concerning her sexuality she must ultimately decide whether that secret is worth withholding forever.ย  Itโ€™s not that no one is aware of Erynโ€™s secret.ย  She has entrusted it to close family members and a few childhood acquaintances.ย  When confronted by her grandfather, unhappy with the cause of the secrecy, Erynโ€™s defenses and his words put a barrier between them that she feels helpless to resolve.ย  She desires his acceptance again.ย  But how will she regain it?ย  Perhaps if she could only find the answers to her troubling questions.ย  But where would she even begin?ย  By coincidenceโˆ’or is it by divine interventionโˆ’she and her co-worker are given the task to research genealogies for a new display at their museum.ย  Unbeknownst to Eryn, the path to her answers begins on her flight to New York as she embarks on her new assignment.ย  What she experiences next is a remarkable and shocking series of events which leads to the truth she seeks, and to the discovery of who she was truly meant to be and who she was truly meant to love.


My Take:

SECRETSโ€ฆ We attempt to conceal our own but are frustrated by those concealed from us.

Isn’t this an intriguing starting line?

When I first read the synopsis, for me, with each sentence it took an interesting turn. The synopsis had me in as I didn’t like the cover much. (I do judge the book from it’s cover sometimes, guilty! ๐Ÿ˜› We all do, don’t we? ๐Ÿ˜› )

The way the synopsis ended. From drama to all philosophical, I was in. Now, I had to read the book.

What she experiences next is a remarkable and shocking series of events which leads to the truth she seeks, and to the discovery of who she was truly meant to be and who she was truly meant to love.

So, here it goes…

The book starts with Eryn’s and Diana’s playful bickering in their museum office. For some parts it was funny but some parts the wittiness felt forced like this one here.

” Work, work, work… work, work, work, that’s all we ever do!”
“Diana, why don’t you get a Snickers or something because you are starting to get on my nerves!” Eryn suggested as she sat behind her office desk reviewing the tour groups that were to come through the musuem that day.

To make up for this, the skit they plan for the museum is fun to read about and the party they go to with Diana going on crazy and Eryn having to be the voice of reason is good but Eryn kind of over thinks at a point.

Diana is the girl who keeps complaining about her work the whole time but in a funny manner while Eryn is the serious worker, that’s the reason Eryn is promoted way faster than Diana is.

The story progresses gradually, it sure has a lot to hold your attention, it could get bland at points but the next parts usually make up for it. It havingย female transgender main character and some paranormal undertones made up for quite an interesting read. ๐Ÿ™‚ย The patches focused on the museum and their work is very interesting as well. ๐Ÿ˜€

I feel like this book is more about the lesson it conveys than the way the story is told. If it was not for something that I believe in I am not sure I would’ve liked it much. The emotional and mental turmoil of finding out the meaning of your existence, who you actually are, what you actually want is something we all go through at one or the other point in our lives.

For some of us, it’s not that complicated but for some of us it is about questioning everything that we know of and then fighting the feel that we know nothing about ourselves, having to question even the basic stuff and living in the fear of society not accepting us.

This book touches the subject well enough. Eryn’s struggle sums it up for all us- why we are on this earth, our history that we have experienced and what we will experience.

She makes it a mission to figure out she actually is. I feel that readers will connect to her at that level and it will help the readers to embark on their own journey to discover their true selves.


Why would I pick it up?

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Deep thinking? Why not? ๐Ÿ˜€

As the author says in his bio: “They also include humor, although mostly subtle…” ๐Ÿ˜›ย 


About the author:

jerry's portraitAs you already know, I am a professional writer. But I’m also a physician. I spent many years practicing, and practicing means working, as an obstetrician and gynecologist. I still maintain three state licenses but I spend my time now writing.

The fictional stories that I have written have sprung out of time spent treating patients. The stories are unique in that although they are fictional, they have much in the way of historical fact and medical fact. They also include humor, although mostly subtle and are flavored with a touch of fantasy.

I grew up in a city of near thirty-five thousand in the north-central part of Illinois. My higher education was at Loyola University of Chicago, followed by medical school at Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine. I treated patients for 25 years in Illinois before moving to Ohio, where I now reside.
Besides writing, my time is filled taking care of my home, gardening, hiking, and simply enjoying the fresh air outdoors and the beautiful plants and animals that nature provides. I am always trying to introduce new plants that are not invasive, conserve water and attract butterflies. The reason for wanting to attract butterflies has a story, but let me just say here, it mostly has to do with their variety of color and the way they appear to float on the air as they fly-they are calming.

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Book Review | Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

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Title: Eleanor & Park
Author: Rainbow Rowell
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Romance
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

Publishing date: 26th February, 2013
Pages: 328

My Rating: 4/5 stars

 


Summary:

Two misfits.
One extraordinary love.

Eleanor… Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough…Eleanor.

Park… He knows she’ll love a song before he plays it for her. He laughs at her jokes before she ever gets to the punch line. There’s a place on his chest, just below his throat, that makes her want to keep promises…Park.

Set over the course of one school year, this is the story of two star-crossed sixteen-year-oldsโ€”smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.


My take:

I read this book because of the hype surrounding it. I don’t know what I feel. I kind of have mixed feelings for this book. It was a good read actually, it went smooth and I liked the switching narration of Eleanor and Park. ๐Ÿ™‚

It’s been a while since I read this book so I had to search a lot and find out if people quoted something that even I liked and quoted in my copy because I lost all of my highlights. Reading those quotes made me connect to the book again on a personal level.

There’s a place on his chest, just below his throat, that makes her want to keep promises…

If you’ve ever been in love, true love, your first love, you will get what I am saying. It’s so nerve-wrecking and comforting at the same time. All those feelings leave you scared but that person drives all your fears away. First love is really a very pure experience and people who have experienced it are lucky. These quotes that I picked out are a mass acceptance because everyone seems to have loved these lines. I think it really connects with people. You go through these feelings when you are in love and it’s quite frightening until you know it is mutual, even then you need some time to digest the fact that you have such a wonderful person with you to hold and be held forever. โค ๐Ÿ˜€ โค

This book had all those feelings, the words had feelings and lots of them to be honest. Just read these lines if you haven’t and you will understand… ๐Ÿ™‚

โ€œI don’t like you, Park,” she said, sounding for a second like she actually meant it. “I…” – her voice nearly disappeared – “think I live for you.”
He closed his eyes and pressed his head back into his pillow.
“I don’t think I even breathe when we’re not together,” she whispered. “Which means, when I see you on Monday morning, it’s been like sixty hours since I’ve taken a breath. That’s probably why I’m so crabby, and why I snap at you. All I do when we’re apart is think about you, and all I do when we’re together is panic. Because every second feels so important. And because I’m so out of control, I can’t help myself. I’m not even mine anymore, I’m yours, and what if you decide that you don’t want me? How could you want me like I want you?”
He was quiet. He wanted everything she’d just said to be the last thing he heard. He wanted to fall asleep with ‘I want you’ in his ears.โ€

These words. โค Now that I read it again I know exactly what Eleanor meant. This fear of the person, that is giving you all these feels, not wanting you like you want them and leaving you is real. It’s only them that can drive that fear away and that’s what Park does. I love it how Eleanor opens up to Park and how Park tries to solve all her problems and wants her to experience the beauty of little things. May it be reading comics to her pace or making her a tape of the songs he thinks she might like or thinking about asking for batteries as Christmas present so that Eleanor could listen to songs… really, it’s the little things that matter in the long run. Park wins with flying colours in that aspect. Him kicking his friend’s ass for bullying Eleanor is an added bonus. I was impressed with that kick. โค

โ€œNothing was dirty. With Park.
Nothing could be shameful.
Because Park was the sun, and that was the only way Eleanor could think to explain it.โ€

These lines by Eleanor are something that every person in love feels. How you get comfortable with things you were uncomfortable with and how you start liking them. Love does get you to a new level of comfort with a person. ๐Ÿ™‚

โ€œMy girlfriend is sad and quiet and keeps me up all night worrying about her.โ€

This reminds me of something. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ™‚

โ€œEleanor was right. She never looked nice.She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.โ€

Park really has a way with words. I don’t think he could have found better words as to describe the way Eleanor dresses. To be honest, her style is too loud for someone who doesn’t want to get noticed. The same goes for Park. The guy who was focused on not being noticed starts wearing eyeliner which will surely get him noticed, I felt like he did it to piss his dad off. I don’t know I just felt like the scene was forced.

The ending, when Eleanor realizes who the person was behind all those little mean notes she got and the night she goes to bed and finds it out had me on edge. The book made me nervous from that point. I was scared for everyone involved and the actual ending seemed bland in comparison to the climax. Eleanor spends considerable time with her dysfunctional family so at this point they were all an important aspect of the story, forgetting them completely once Eleanor is out of the mess wasn’t exactly a good idea. I wanted to know what became of her mother and siblings, how they were, and what about her stepdad? Through Park we do know that they left but that seemed like lazy writing. Instead of delving into their story, the characters just disappeared with a vague explanation.

All in all I loved the love they share and the bond they have but the story… I need more. I need to know what happened to Eleanor’s family and what became of Eleanor and Park. I felt it was kind of wrong on Eleanor’s part to not reply even once and then start the interaction after months. I know she had problems but you don’t leave the only person helping you miserable. I am not sure how I feel about the ending. I felt like there’s always hope for love and felt sorry for Park.


Why would I pick it up?

Because… Love! โค

Blog Tour | Book Review | The Last Resort by Matt Drabble

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Welcome to my stop of the blog tour for the book โ€œThe Last Resortโ€ by Matt Drabble , hosted by Sageโ€™s Blog Tours.

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Title: The Last Resort
Author: Matt Drabble
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Publisher: Eden Publications

Publishing date: 14th June, 2016
Pages: 327

My Rating: 5/5 stars

 

 


Summary:

The Paradise Resort is the ultimate in exclusive luxury island resorts, a private haven for only those deemed worthy enough to attend.

Landon Verger is a titan of industry and the founder of Paradise. The resortโ€™s opening weekend should have been a celebration of wealth and excess, but without warning, it has gone silent.

Sam Verger knows his father only too well; the great man casts a long and dark shadow. He also knows that Landon Vergerโ€™s enemy list is long and varied, any one of which would love to see his father dead. Sam seeks to employ a professional to investigate the island, and Mac is one such woman.

An ex-military officer, she works dirty jobs and doesn’t ask questions if the money’s right. With her like-minded team, they travel to Paradise. Mac thought sheโ€™d seen everything that death had to offer, but she was wrong. What started out as a simple mission will quickly become the most desperate fight for survival sheโ€™s ever faced. Thereโ€™s only one thing that sheโ€™s sure of: not everyone is getting out alive.


My Take:

This book is phenomenal! ๐Ÿ˜€ โค

When I read the synopsis I was interested in reading this book but when I saw Matt Drabble’s name on the cover I was sure that I had to read this book. I must say, not a decision I regret. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I’ve read one of his books earlier, namely,ย “Asylum II โ€“ 13 More Tales Of Terror”ย (Click on the title to read my review) and I loved it. Matt kindly gave me one of his other books “Abracadaver” which I started reading right away but had to put it down because of college work and forgot about it. After I read “The Last Resort” I picked up “Abracadaver” again and considering the time passed between now and the last time I was reading it, I was sure that I would have to start again but to my surprise I remembered everything that I had read.

So, now I’ve read three books by this author and there’s no doubt that I will be reading all of his books. I never had books that could get me out of reading slumps but I found the author whose books are going to be a great help to me. Thank you, Matt Drabble! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

The writing style is, to describe in a word, engaging. With some books you rush the reading to just get it done with but not with his book, not even a page. I never wanted to rush even a word of this book. I loved being captivated by Matt’s words, the world he paints is magical, the way your attention is captured is mindblowing, you will be kept rooted to your seat neither wanting to keep the book down nor wanting the story to end. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I know this is supposed to be a review of “The Last Resort” but I am so impressed that I can’t stop myself from singing the author’s praises. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

Anyways, getting on with the review… (finally ๐Ÿ˜› )

The story is what the summary tells you but the book as a whole is much much more than I could put in words. The characters are unique and you will find all types of personalities there. Throughout the book the uniqueness of the characters was maintained.

The plot line might seem simple but the way the suspense unfolds is very interesting. There were subtle hints pointing towards the answer of the questions that the characters had and the questions which keeps the readers thinking, if you are an observant reader then you surely can guess but it will still surprise you.

The action sequences will have you cheering for the characters, the loyalty some of the characters show will tug at your heart, some characters might make you grit your teeth and you are sure to feel the adrenaline rush.

The minute details with which the author describes every thing is commendable. No scope for lazy writing. This book has every detail paid attention to and all the loose ends tied.

I am not going to reveal much because I seriously want you to read this book and mind you, it will keep you on the edge of your seat.

I will be including some snippets from the book here when I post my review for Abracadaver. Stay tuned for that. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜›


Why would I pick it up?

That’s me with Matt Drabble’s books. โค โค I feel like a book with his name on it is the only thing I am going to need in future to read his books. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜€


Authorโ€™s Bio:

PictureBorn in Bath, England in 1974, a self-professed “funny onion” equal parts sport loving jock and comic book geek. I am a lover of horror and character driven stories. I am also an A.S. sufferer who took to writing full time two years ago after being forced to give up the day job.

I have a career high position of 5th on Amazon’s Horror Author Rank of which I am immensely proud. I was also accepted as a full member of the Horror Writers Association.

“GATED” is the 2015 Readers Favorite Gold Medal Winner. It is also a UK and US Horror Chart Top Ten Best Seller and winner of the Full Moon Awards 2014 Horror Book of the Year.

“ASYLUM – 13 TALES OF TERROR” is a US Horror Chart #5. It was also voted #5 on The Horror Novel Review’s Top 10 Books of 2013 and is a Readers Favorite 2014 Gold Medal Winner.

Both “THE TRAVELLING MAN” and “ABRA-CADAVER” won Indie Book of the Day awards while “ABRA-CADAVER” is also a 2015 Kindle Book Review Finalist.

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Blog Tour | Book Review | Blaming The Wind by Alessandra Harris

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Welcome to my stop of the blog tour for the book โ€œBlaming The Windโ€ by Alessandra Harris , hosted by Sageโ€™s Blog Tours.

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Title: Blaming The Wind
Author: Alessandra Harris
Genre: Womenโ€™s Fiction
Publisher: Red Adept Publishing

Publishing date: May, 2016
Pages: 260

My Rating: 4.5/5 stars

 

 


Summary:

Sophia Douglas canโ€™t shake the fear that sheโ€™s in over her head. A spontaneous elopement and a layoff from her high-paying job are stressful enough, but a plus sign on her pregnancy test sends her into a panic.ย  Fearing her husband, Terrence, might leave like her father did, Sophia confides her insecurities to Tara, her friend and mom of three.

Though Tara Fisher encourages Sophia to trust Terrence, sheโ€™s hiding her own secret: a handsome attorney is pursuing her, and sheโ€™s questioning her commitment to Josh, her husband of ten years. After a devastating career-ending accident, Josh has changed and so have Taraโ€™s feelings for him.

When a crisis arises that threatens to destroy Sophia and Terrenceโ€™s young marriage, Sophia must either overcome her fear of abandonment or lose everything she never knew she wanted.ย  Meanwhile, as Tara is torn between responsibility and passion, her imperfectly put together life starts to unravel, and ghosts from her past resurface to haunt her.

As these two couples grapple with secrets, temptation, and illness, only time will tell if their vows are strong enough to hold them together.


My Take:

This is one of those realistic stories which pops up every now and then and blows your mind up, in a good way, ofcourse! ๐Ÿ˜›

The cover has a strong appeal, that is what caught my eye. โค ๐Ÿ˜‰

As for the summary, reading it, I thought this was going to be one of those books where you look forward for the book to be just done with, but, but, but… this was not the case with this book. The summary is like an iceberg for this book. The summary shows us just the tip and the rest enormous part is hidden in the book. ๐Ÿ˜€ โค

I wasn’t anticipating this book to be this deep. It succeeded in surprising me, a very good one to that, mind you! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

The brush with reality in every part of the book was what made it so good for me. That’s life for you, not only do the main characters have problems but the sub-characters are given equal importance. Different point of views always makes a novel interesting for me. Sophia, Tara, Terrence, Josh; every one of them gave a great insight to how one’s action affects another. Usually novels deal with only the main characters’ life which sometimes makes it dull. I get that they are the main characters and should be given the spotlight but reality doesn’t work that way.

Don’t tell me that a friend or family member stands by the lead in difficult times because they are helping the lead, show me they are supportive by painting a picture of what they are dealing with in their life while being there for the lead. This novel succeeded in doing that. ๐Ÿ™‚

The first pages, when the story didn’t even being, caught my attention and the rest of the book held it throughout.

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I just love it when the quotes used by the author are a perfect fit for the story. โค

This book deals with every possible tragedy imaginable that occur on a more regular basis with people.

  • Parents killed in accident (Terrence’s), suicide of a parent(Tara’s), supportive parents (Josh’s), cheating parent and kind of drowning-in-self-pity-parent (Sophia’s).
    Terrence’s pain and his love for his dead parents can be felt all throughout the book with nothing too glamorous but just a passing mention that happens with us. Tara’s is a completely different story. (I already think that I am giving too much away so reading the book for yourself should answer this.) Josh’s parents were supportive of him through and through. Sophia’s dad cheated on her mom and her mom always kept on reminding her that by telling her to focus on her career more than her family. Her pain was resulting in her being kind of emotionally detached with Sophia, only giving advice which is correct to her experience but not for Sophia.Screenshot_2016-05-28-07-32-15-1
  • Cheating spouse, Loving spouse, Supportive spouse, Emotionally detached spouse.
  • Fights, Love, Secrets, Misunderstandings, Forgiveness, Relationship issues, Financial Problems, Financial growth, Promotion, Business Trips, Work accidents, Extended Family Problems.
  • Marriage, Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth, Children.
  • and the most important of all, the underlying main topic of the book, Mental illness.

I loved how nothing was overdone in this book and every problem was a proper part of the characters’ life. The characters being black wasn’t being rubbed in the face either, it was just there but not something of importance and I really feel that this should be how characters need to be represented- by their thoughts not by their race, nationality, looks, etc. Yes, these things do make a person what they are in some way but it doesn’t have to be important, these are just attributes to us.

Sometimes having so much can make the book too cluttered. This book has a perfect balance for all of its twists and turns.

And the end is just… โค โค

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Why would I pick it up?

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For this interesting dedication. ๐Ÿ˜› This book is a perfect balance between reality and fiction. Real problems being presented in an engaging way is the impressive part for me. ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€


Authorโ€™s Bio:

PictureAlessandra Harris loves dramaโ€ฆ well, on the page, that is.ย  As a writer of womenโ€™s fiction, she delves into real-life issues without shying away from controversial topics.

After graduating from San Jose State, Alessandra volunteered as a contributing writer for CityFlight.com, a former online magazine geared toward the San Francisco Bay Areaโ€™s African American Community.ย  An avid reader of womenโ€™s fiction, she transitioned to writing fiction with the help of writing instructors and critique groups.

Currently, Alessandra is the organizer of San Jose Writers, a diverse group of writers in the South Bay Area, California.ย  At home, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four wonderful children.

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Blog Tour | Book Review | Cassia by Lanette Kauten

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Welcome to my stop of the blog tour for the book โ€œCassiaโ€ by Lanette Kauten ย , hosted by Sageโ€™s Blog Tours.

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Title: Cassia
Author: Lanette Kauten
Genre: Literary Women’s Fiction
Publishing date: 26th March, 2016
Pages: 228

My Rating: 3.5/5 stars

 

 

 


Summary:

As a reporter living in Deep Ellum, all Tanya Falgoust wants is to be accepted as part of the underground arts district. But living among free thinkers and musicians doesnโ€™t make her one of them. Then she meets the sensual, rebellious Cassia, a performance artist who struts onto the stage and into Tanyaโ€™s bed.

No one knows who Cassia is, but her beauty and talents as an actress and dancer captivate the local scene. Tanya is mesmerized, and they quickly form a relationship. A close friend warns Tanya about Cassia, but she brushes him off. But when Cassia refuses to divulge anything about herself, where she lives, or even her real name, Tanya starts to realize her friend was right. And the secrets her lover is hiding are deeper and more damaging than Tanya could imagine.

As the pull of their relationship deepens and becomes more volatile, Tanya must decide whether to break from her desire before she loses the one thing she wants mostโ€”connection to the musicians who have accepted her into their community.


My Take:

“Cassia” is one of the books that will make you keep the book aside and then reflect on what you just read. The intellectual discussion on art and it’s effect on humans and things in that tangent is something that most of the people will like reading.

Cassia as a character comes out really strong. Her confidence, her charm is not something you can ignore easily. I liked how she was mysterious about her past, dodged any questions that could reveal her past with philosophical counterbacks but yet was as transparent as they came. As a person she was open and outgoing.

Tanya on the other hand was kind of the typical natives who obviously couldn’t have resisted the charms of someone like Cassia. ย Tanya lets her emotions rule her decisions while Cassia doesn’t care what people think. Cassia came across as someone who wanted to change the society but realized at a very young age that she couldn’t so she put on a mask to deal with whatever came her way.

Cassia will keep you entertained while Tanya’s friends Rodney, Nick, and Bonnie are the much needed variety in the mix.


Why would I pick it up?

For Cassia’s Personality and some of the mind simulating discussions.


Authorโ€™s Bio:

I grew up in the suburbs of Dallas, TX, and moved all the way over to the next countyโ€ฆ Pictureso, not very far. In high school, I was a serious and determined student with the goal of becoming a psychologist. However, an artistic desire awakened inside me during my late teens, and I became enamored with artists of all strains, and Deep Ellum became a home for my soul.

After a couple of years, I realized I would have to grow up eventually (actually, my mom realized that for me), so I went to nursing school and once again became a serious and determined student. While in school, I became fascinated with research, and after a few years of working as a floor nurse, I went into nephrology research and loved it!

Because just about everything interests me, I eventually picked up my long-dead hobby of writing, which Iโ€™m happy to say is now a budding career. My debut novel, HOUSE OF THISTLES, came out two years ago. Iโ€™m very proud of my latest, which takes place in an industrial arts neighborhood.

Iโ€™m married with two kids and a step-son, and I home school my youngest.


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