Old favorites

WP_20140816_003Yes, it’s that time of the year when the only thing I want to read (or should I say re-read) areWP_20140816_002 my favorite books.


Right now it’s Georgette Heyer and I can’t even begin to tell you how happy these books still make me feel. I’ve been reading GH books since for twenty-seven years and they still continue to give me as much pleasure now as the first time I cracked the spine. I can also never resist buying the old hardback versions when I see them, because the drawings on the dust covers are just so gorgeous.

Plus, they have seen me through all of my university exams, the birth of my children and many of my summer holidays. What about everyone else? What is your go-to favorite reads?WP_20140816_001

New book deal

Look. How pretty is this! Fiction: Women’s/Romance Amanda Ashby’s DATING THE GUY NEXT DOOR, an independent artist can’t resist her smoky hot neighbor, but there’s a problem: she’s sworn never to have a baby, while he wants nothing more, to Leis Pederson at Intermix, in a two-book deal, by Susan Hawk at The Bent Agency… Read More


Ah, dear website, it’s been quite a while since I’ve come along and done any housework, and I’d like to say that I feel guilty, but really I’ve been too busy watching Supernatural and moving country. Yes, that’s right, I’m now back living in New Zealand and if anyone ever hears me say that I’m… Read More

GCC presents Jeri Smith-Ready

Jeri Smith-Ready (author of the Shade trilogy) makes her contemporary debut in what Kirkus calls “a captivating story of family heartbreak.” THIS SIDE OF SALVATION Everyone mourns differently. When his older brother was killed, David got angry. As in, fist-meets-someone-else’s-face furious. But his parents? They got religious. David’s still figuring out his relationship with a… Read More

GCC presents Eileen Cook

Year of Mistaken Discoveries by Eileen Cook is now available! About the book: Friendship is a bond stronger than secrets in this novel from the author of The Almost Truth and Unraveling Isobel. As first graders, Avery and Nora bonded over a special trait they shared—they were both adopted. Years later, Avery is smart, popular,… Read More

GCC presents Denise Jaden

Rather than doing a traditional interview-filled blog tour, Denise Jaden is celebrating the release of her new nonfiction writing book, FAST FICTION, by dropping tips about writing quickly at every stop of her blog tour, and offering some awesome prizes for commenting on any of these posts (including this one!) The more you drop by… Read More