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Selah Janel Guest Review: Rapunzel’s Revenge

Selah Janel Guest Review: Rapunzel’s Revenge

It’s a new year but Selah’s still at it! She’s popping in to post another fantastic review on Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon and Dean Hale. We’re all used to fairy tales being turned on their heads, but it’s really, really fun when you find one […]

2018 Goodreads Reading Challenge and More

2018 Goodreads Reading Challenge and More

I didn’t make it last year. I tried and failed to complete the 2017 Goodreads Reading Challenge goal that I set for myself. Not by much, but I did not hit 125 books last year. This year, I intend to read 125 books and my […]

Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Good Omens is a good time. Witty and hilarious, if you don’t laugh while reading this one you’d better get a new sense of humor. I’m so glad this is my first book of 2018. It gives me hope that this year will bring better […]

Happy New Year – Welcome to 2018

Happy New Year – Welcome to 2018

Happy New Year – Welcome to 2018 Ready for a year of writing prompts, books, and more as we move in a slightly different directions?

Selah Janel Guest Review: A Very Ninja Christmas

Selah Janel Guest Review: A Very Ninja Christmas

Selah’s Take on A Very Ninja Christmas Back today with another holiday comic title for ya! Today I’ll be looking at A Very Ninja Christmas (Amelia Rules!). As a heads up, like others I’ve highlighted, this is part of a series, but the author does […]

January 2018 Anticipated New Releases

January 2018 Anticipated New Releases

That’s right, I’m early with my January 2018 new releases!  Hopefully, some of you have some gift cards so you can run out and snatch up some of these books! Happy reading!! As always, I’m including the affiliate links to Amazon. There is no extra […]

Merry Christmas From BooksByViolet

Merry Christmas From BooksByViolet

Merry Christmas! From my house to yours, may your day be filled with love, laughter, and a lot of books. We will be on hiatus until after the first of the year but mostly, I’ll have my nose in a book and a beer in […]

Selah Janel Guest Review: Pilot & Huxley

Selah Janel Guest Review: Pilot & Huxley

Selah’s Review of Pilot & Huxley Another fun read that I found while combing the card catalog in a holiday mood was Pilot & Huxley: The Next Adventure. While not quite Christmas-centric, this definitely has Christmasy characters, but is a nice alternative if you want […]

Great Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Writers

Great Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Writers

It doesn’t matter what you celebrate – writers are not going to turn away any of these gifts this holiday season. Most writers are, well, poor so we just appreciate the sentiment when somebody gives us a gift. Trust me. It’s true. Great Last Minute […]

The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

The Vanishing Season is a decent mystery/crime novel but it took a while to hook me and I figured the murderer out too early for my tastes. It’s about what I expected though I planned to finish it in one sitting. Obviously, that did not […]

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