Category: Saturday Conversations

Saturday Conversations: Archiv..

Posted September 28, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations: Archived Posts

Publicizing old posts I’ve noticed a trend lately on twitter, and I’m not sure what to make of it. I’m seeing more and more tweets pushing “archived” blog posts. It started with one or two blogs, but now I seem to see these tweets coming from all directions. No matter what the posts are dubbed… all […]

Saturday Conversations: Surpri..

Posted September 21, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations: Surprisingly Good

It was surprisingly good… Earlier this week, I was talking with a coworker about the movie, Avatar. She mentioned how she didn’t care for it; felt it was overdone and overhyped. On the other hand, I actually liked it and thought it was… surprisingly good. Do those words ever slip out of your mouth? Why is […]

Saturday Conversations: Readin..

Posted September 14, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations: Reading Challenges

Reading Challenges I realize that it’s only September and there are still over three months left in 2013. However, I’ve already been thinking a lot about next year. First… I am already starting to schedule reviews for January 2014… That’s right! My personal review schedule is pretty much set through the end of this year. […]

Saturday Conversations: Using ..

Posted September 7, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations: Using the Library

Going to the Library We are big fans of the library in my house. The kids and I visit our local library on average, every other week. There is a wonderful children’s room, full of hundreds of picture books and just as many middle-grade readers. They have a section of chunky board books, a reference […]

Saturday Conversations: Attend..

Posted August 31, 2013 by Nima in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations: Attending a Book Launch Party

Nima attends the DOON Launch Party in Cincinnati This is the fun part of my job, meeting and associating with wonderfully creative people.  I sat in heavy traffic thanks to an accident, so I arrived a few minutes late.  There was already a crowd gathered by the hearth of Joseph-Beth Booksellers, adjacent to the children’s […]

Saturday Conversations: AADSAV

Posted August 24, 2013 by Jen in Authors After Dark, Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations: AADSAV

Authors After Dark 2013 Today I’m hijacking the Saturday Conversation spot to bring you a recap of my trip to Authors After Dark 2013: Savannah Nights! I had another wonderful time at AAD, and if I had to summarize in one word this year compared with the previous two, it would be MELLOW. The entire […]

Saturday Conversations: Violen..

Posted August 17, 2013 by Jen in Authors After Dark, Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations: Violence in Urban Fantasy

Thresholds for Violence in Urban Fantasy Books Greetings to you all from Authors After Dark 2013: Savannah Nights! I am having a wonderful time connecting and reconnecting with authors, publishers, readers and bloggers. Although the weather hasn’t been great, we’ve been living it up here at the hotel. On Friday, I attended a fabulous panel […]

Saturday Conversions: Saying F..

Posted August 10, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversions: Saying Farewell to a Series

Saying Goodbye In the past two weeks I’ve had to say farewell to two of my favorite series. Meljean Brook capped of her marvelous Guardian series with the eighth title, Guardian Demon, and Philippa Ballantine ended her epic fantasy Book of the Order series with the fourth book, Harbinger. While I was in the midst of reading these books […]

Saturday Conversation: What th..

Posted August 3, 2013 by Jen in Book Spotlight, Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversation: What the Bride Wore by Jade Lee

Sourcebooks Casablanca is excited to announce that Jade Lee’s anticipated release, What the Bride Wore, a PW Top Ten Romance Pick for Fall 2013, will be released on August 6, 2013! In honor of Ms. Lee’s release, Sourcebooks wants to know…WHAT DID YOU WEAR? They want to see your wedding dress! They want to see the good, the […]

Saturday Conversation: The Big..

Posted July 27, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversation: The Big Move

Moving to WordPress As most of you have heard by now, I’ve moved! Early this week, I made the successful transition from a Blogger hosted website to a self-hosted (thank you GoDaddy!) blog on WordPress. Without going into all of the details, I’ll give you a brief account of what happened to finally get me […]

Urban Fantasy Summer Reading C..

Posted July 20, 2013 by Jen in Giveaway, Saturday Conversations
Urban Fantasy Summer Reading Celebration-Winners

original images by marin & papaija2008 at FreeDigitalPhotos.com banner designed by Jennifer from Books Make Me Happy I’m hijacking this week’s Saturday Conversations to bring you a list of the winners from the Urban Fantasy Summer Reading Celebration. First I’d like to thank each of the readers and commenters that stopped by to participate. I’d […]

Saturday Conversations 07/13/2..

Posted July 13, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations 07/13/2013 – UF Celebration Wrap-Up

Urban Fantasy Summer Reading Celebration Wrap-UpWow! What a lot of fun the past two weeks have been… And there are still a few GIVEAWAYS open. For more information and links to posts, click HERE. (Note… all contest winners will be announced next Saturday.) original images by marin & papaija2008 at FreeDigitalPhotos.com banner designed by Jennifer […]

Saturday Conversations 07/06/2..

Posted July 6, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations 07/06/2013 – Overheard at RAGT 2013

Overheard at RAGT 2013 People watching is a particularly rewarding pastime at Lori Foster’s Reader Author Get Together (RAGT). This year’s RAGT was no exception. Held in West Chester, OH, from June 6-9, 2013, the “get together” hosted a number of romance authors, readers, publishers and the occasional male book cover model.  People watching and […]

Saturday Conversation 06/29/20..

Posted June 29, 2013 by Jen in Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversation 06/29/2013 – The Boss Finale

Today is the final chat for The Boss Read Along at our Saturday Conversation… I hope you’ve enjoyed this read along! It’s been a treat to host Abigail Barnette (i.e. Jenny Trout) and our own Vampbard as they’ve shared the highs and lows of Sophie and Neil’s story. The Boss is over! The Boss is a […]

Saturday Conversations 06/22/2..

Posted June 22, 2013 by Jen in Giveaway, Saturday Conversations
Saturday Conversations 06/22/2013 with Jess Haines

The TBR List This Saturday I’m here to discuss something we all love, but most of us probably fear… the TBR LIST! To Be Read… those books that we really, really want to read, but haven’t yet found the time. We buy them, borrow them, put them on shelves, download them onto ereaders, stack them […]