For those who have accepted my 5 a week comment challenge, I'll be posting how well I did the past week on leaving comments on other blogs (a little accountability never hurts). I invite you to share your progress in the comments (then you can count that as one towards this week goal!).
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Authors who are looking for guest post features, I have several openings in all 3 features for February (as well as a couple in January). See "Review Policy" for description of the features or the side bar for the link to sign up.
My first review on 2013 posted on Saturday. For a light read, check out my review of Phone Kitten.
The Confessions Tour with J. B. Lynn kicked off TODAY. See all the stops here. The first LIVE event is TONIGHT at 8 pm EST on Ali Talks Live. Feel free to call in with questions or just to chat with J. B. Lynn.
I set my 2013 reading goal at 84 books (one more than last year). However, if this past week is any indication I won't make that goal. In my defense, I did finish proofreading a manuscript and start beta reading another. What is your reading goal for 2013?
The Indie Exchange will be hosting a Family Fiction Fest to highlight all the great children, middle grade, and young adult authors and book in February. We are looking for authors and bloggers (particularly classroom bloggers) to participate. Authors you do not have to blog on your own, there will be bloggers available to feature you on their blog during the hop. Learn more by joining The Indie Exchange Facebook Group.
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What would you do if you could see into the future?Fixer is not available until March 2013, but learn more about it at Goodreads.
As a child, he dreamed of being a superhero. Most people never get to realize their childhood dreams, but Corrigan Bain has come close. He is a fixer. His job is to prevent accidents—to see the future and “fix” things before people get hurt. But the ability to see into the future, however limited, isn’t always so simple. Sometimes not everyone can be saved.
“Don’t let them know you can see them.”
Graduate students from a local university are dying, and former lover and FBI agent Maggie Trent is the only person who believes their deaths aren’t as accidental as they appear. But the truth can only be found in something from Corrigan Bain’s past, and he’s not interested in sharing that past, not even with Maggie.
To stop the deaths, Corrigan will have to face up to some old horrors, confront the possibility that he may be going mad, and find a way to stop a killer no one can see.
Corrigan Bain is going insane . . . or is he?
Because there’s something in the future that doesn’t want to be seen. It isn’t human. It’s got a taste for mayhem. And it is very, very angry. From Goodreads.com
Gen Y has been picked apart by analysts, statistics, and trend reports, which often portray 20-somethings in negative, one-dimensional terms like "entitled" and "whiners". In this thought-provoking new book that aims to dispel these stereotypes, journalist Hannah Seligson chronicles the lives of seven individuals who embody this generation, exploring their challenges and ambitions in vivid detail and sketching a picture, through their eyes, of what life is actually like for young adults. Through these first-hand stories, readers will discover the transformational effect this enterprising, open-minded, innovative, and diverse generation is having on society. From Goodreads.comFind Mission: Adulthood at Goodreads, Amazon, and IndieBound.
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