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Mar
21

What Makes a Good Gateway Book?

What Makes a Good Gateway Book? In case you haven’t heard any of the recent online and on-the-air discussions surrounding Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James, this isn’t one of them! I will tell you, I have not read the book and honestly, I don’t intend to. This isn’t a commentary on Fifty Shades nor a discussion on whether or not one should read the book… I’m in favor of books that get people reading, and that is what this book is doing. What I am here to talk about is what I hope Fifty Shades of Grey will be for many individuals… a GATEWAY book: a book that brings new readers into a...
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Mar
17

Contest Winners – March Book Giveaway

Contest Winners – March Book Giveaway I would like to thank everyone for stopping by That’s What I’m Talking About for the March Book Giveaway. A special thanks goes out to my new and continuing Google Connect Followers. I hope you are having an enjoyable St. Patty’s Day.  Every person that commented was entered into the contest – one entry per person. The winners were selected using random.org. The Winners: Set #1 erin Set #2 Sariah Set #3 Book Geek  CONGRATULATIONS!! I am sending the winners an email to contact me with their full name and mailing address. Please email me at twimom227 (at) gmail (dot) com with your information so I can send you...
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Mar
12

March Book Giveaway

March Book Giveaway Hello readers… Happy March and Happy St. Patty’s Day! I hope the Luck of the Irish is with you for this month’s giveaway!  Now It’s time for our March Book GIVEAWAY! How do these titles sound?  Set #1 Wedded In Scandal by Jade Lee Passion Wears Pearls by Renee Bernard The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne by Madeline Hunter Passion and Pretense by Susan Gee Heino Set #2 How to be Death by Amber Benson Vampire’s Kiss by Veronica Wolff Fated by Benedict Jacka Set #3 Dying Wish by Shannon K. Butcher Wicked Edge by Nina Bangs Darkness Undone by Jessa Slade Three lucky winners will win some great March...
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Feb
18

Contest Winners – February Book Giveaway

Contest Winners – February Book Giveaway I would like to thank everyone for stopping by That’s What I’m Talking About for the February Book Giveaway. A special thanks goes out to my new and continuing Google Connect Followers. I hope you had an enjoyable Valentine’s Day.  Every person that commented was entered into the contest – one entry per person. The winners were selected using random.org. The Winners: Set #1 Na Set #2 elaing8 Set #3 rissatoo  CONGRATULATIONS!! I am sending the winners an email to contact me with their full name and mailing address. Please email me at twimom227 (at) gmail (dot) com with your information so I can send you the books. You...
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Feb
13

February Book Giveaway

February Book Giveaway Hello readers… Happy February and Happy Valentine’s Day! I love February for two big reasons… First we travel to Florida to visit my parents every year. This year I’m taking the kids to LEGO LAND. They are so excited. Second, it’s my birthday at the end of the month. I love celebrating birthdays! It’s also the month of LOVE and I want to share some book love with you… Now It’s time for our FEBRUARY Book GIVEAWAY! How do these titles sound?  Set #1 Breakaway by Deirdre Martin Lucky Penny by Catherine Anderson Set #2 Shaded Vision by Yasmine Galenorn Dream Shadows by Ingrid Weaver Eternal Captive by Laura...
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Oct
17

October Reading Giveaway

October Reading Giveaway Hello readers… Autumn is in full swing here in New England. We have decorated for Halloween and the kids are planning their costumes. It’s time for my OCTOBER READING GIVEAWAY! How do these titles sound? (Click title of book for more information.) Set #1: Miracle Cure by Harlan Coben  Dead Mann Walking by Stefan Petrucha In Memories We Fear by Barb Hendee Set #2: Slow Ride by Erin McCarthy  The Accidental Courtesan by Cheryl Ann Smith  Bonds of Passion by Bertrice Small Animal Attraction by Jill Shalvis  Two lucky winners will win some great October books.   The Rules: To be entered, you must leave a comment telling me...
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Sep
21

A Look Ahead in books

A Look Ahead in books With the year almost 3/4 over, we’ve had some really great books to read in 2011. My favorites so far this year have been: But there are so many more great books that are still to come! At the top of my WANT list are the following: Those are only a few of the many books I want this fall! What have been your favorite books released in 2011? What titles are you still waiting for this fall? ALSO…. I wanted to point out a new feature at That’s What I’m Talking About… Do you see the new “STORE” link in my header? I’ve created a place at Amazon...
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May
18

WE LOVE GENA WEEK

WE LOVE GENA WEEK In celebration of the upcoming release of The Darkest Passion by Gena Showalter, Bells at Hanging With Bells and I are dedicating a week to Ms. Showalter and her wonderful Lords of the Underworld Series.  I just got word that Ms. Showalter is going to donate 5 books to our WE LOVE GENA week – one for each day!!  Bells and I are SO EXCITED! RULES regarding the giveaway will be posted each day with the post. Check back often and spread the word!! THANK YOU, GENA!! Here is the upcoming schedule: Wednesday May 19, 2010: On Bell’s blog check out a story about our love for GENA and her books (and...
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Apr
5

Hear Twimom Roar…

Hear Twimom Roar… A little rant from Twimom… Readers of my blog know a couple of things about me. 1) I bought a Kindle earlier this year and I am in LOVE with it. 2) I am a huge fan of Lora Leigh’s Breed series and am excited for the release, tomorrow. Put those two things together and you can guess that I pre-ordered Lion’s Heat for my Kindle weeks ago! I received the following email from Amazon yesterday (Sunday): Hello from Amazon.com, We’re writing to let you know that we’ve canceled your order for Lion’s Heat because it will not be released by the publisher in Kindle format on Tuesday, April...
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Mar
23

Confessions of a book-a-holic

Confessions of a book-a-holic Greetings from Philadelphia! I am here for work – arrived on Sunday and will leave on Wednesday. It’s my first solo trip from my family and I admit: I’m loving it! Sure I miss my babies and hubby, but really… It’s so nice to have a big bed all to myself! So what is everyone around me doing?? – They are going to dinners, drinkings, site-seeing (attending the conference, of course!). What do I want to do… sit in my quiet room all by myself and READ! It’s heaven! My first night here, I went to bed with my Kindle and read for 3 hours. I woke up and...
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