It’s still been a pretty rough couple of weeks. Most of my bruises have healed (though I am still a little stiff with shoulder pain), I bought a new car, and we’re almost done with the insurance… I do have book mail though, so without further ado …
I’ve been muddling through a book I really want to love. I purchased it, it’s a New Zealand author, shortlisted for a literary award, and in my all-time favorite genre*. I should love it. Except I don’t. And I’ve found myself dreading having to sit down and continue reading it.
I was so busy babysitting and dealing with runny noses yesterday, my Monday Mailbox post went away in a ball of four-year-old drama and tissues. So, today, we’re doing First Chapter, First Paragraph Intro Tuesday and using what arrived in my mailbox over the week, making it a genuine two for one!
The last week has been pretty sad. I did not get the reading I wanted to do done. First of all, there were the events of 1 October (the official name for the Las Vegas shooting in which 58 people lost their lives and several more are still in critical condition).
Well before his arrival in Cincinnati, everyone knew that Chip Bingley was looking for a wife. Two years earlier, Chip – graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School, scion of the Pennsylvania Bingleys, who in the twentieth century …
This is a new thing I’m going to be trying out, sharing the first paragraph from the first chapter of a book. This week, I’ll be introducing you to my current read, a book from my TBR Pile, and another one I’ve already read (but may not have reviewed). Every single one is in the mystery/thriller/noir category. What can I say? I’m on a bit of a killer kick ðŸ™‚
Since I’m still behind on my reading, I thought I’d let you know my go-to sites for finding free or discounted e-books. most of which will send a daily email with books tailored to your likes. Who doesn’t like a great deal falling in their lap?
When I entered “Biker Fiction” in Goodreads, it came back with a list of books that were mostly steamy romance novels featuring women trying to tame a bad boy biker (mostly that badass tattooed biker-gang type). Ladies, if that’s the kind of guy you’re going for, more power (and a whole lot of luck) to you, but that’s not what I want.