Books Received

In order to comply with new FTC regulations, I have created a Books Received page that lists every book I have received for free. Many of these books I received via SFSignal in my role as book reviewer for that site, but sometimes I refer to these books on my own site as well and […]

Before Edward

In two separate blog posts today I’ve read attributions of vampire Romance somehow beginning with TWILIGHT’s Edward. Shattersnipe offers some very good insight in “Why Paranormal Romance Is No Fad,” but also seems to be unaware that vampire Romances existed pre-Edward (emphasis mine): “Which brings me to the current trend in paranormal romance and urban […]

WAP: Of Paranormal Heroines

My latest post is up at the Writers At Play blog and today I’m talking about the nature of heroines in Paranormal Romances, specifically how rare they are. Once in a while a blog post or comment takes on a life of its own. A while back I responded to a comment by Diana Peterfreund […]

Kindle App for iPhone

Squee! Amazon has released the Kindle App for the iPhone and iPod Touch. From iPod observer: iPhone owners that aren’t ready to shell out the cash for a Kindle ebook reader don’t have to now that Amazon has released a Kindle client application for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app lets users keep all […]