Saturday, March 4, 2023

A Confession: Daisy Jones & The Six

I have a confession: I did not read the book. 


Crazy to think about, right? My 16-year-old and I are both avid readers in romance, but we tend to snap up different genres. She’s more of a NA reader, and I like paranormal, contemporary and historical. In fact, there’s even a fear of – gasp – actually, reading the SAME novel. (Really, that’s more on her part than mine.)


Anyway, maybe that’s a reason why while she gushed over Daisy Jones & The Six, I stayed away. It was a countdown to watch the Amazon Prime series, and when it popped up a day early (late Thursday night), she binged it all. Then she did something she normally wouldn’t, she came into the living room and played the first episode for me.


Then on Friday night, after getting home from her friend’s house, we watched the next two.  Hooked. What can I say? It’s a riveting ensemble cast that blends music, #womenpower and a 70s historical background. 


Pop culture enthusiast Joe posted this compilation on Twitter:


Top left: Daisy, Camilla, Karen and Simone 


All these women push to be noticed in different ways. For Daisy, I love the kick-ass attitude of not wanting to be the muse for anyone else (more specifically a man).


"I had absolutely no interest in being somebody else's muse. I am not a muse. I am the somebody. End of fucking story."


Camilla possesses a more subdued strength. When she asked Billy. “Do you think I moved here for you? I moved here with you.”




Maybe now I’ll read the book – but not until after we finish the series. I’m still a little bit worried about having my heart ripped out. 


Honestly, confession #2: I've never been a fan of '70s clothes. Yesterday after watching Daisy Jones & The Six, I perused eBay for an inspired outfit for our upcoming Taylor Swift concert in Phoenix. Stay tuned for how the shopping goes!


The first three episodes of the miniseries Daisy Jones & The Six have dropped on Amazon Prime, with new shows being released on Fridays. 

Thursday, February 16, 2023

#AmReading: Wicked Grace by Luna Joya

 Time to get Wicked!


He’s a grumpy demon prince. She’s a sunshine magical orphan who’s his fated mate and forbidden. But can he survive rejecting her?

Demon prince Alexei is ruthless in business and deadly in battle. The mafia boss will do anything to protect his family, even consider an arranged marriage with a royal he doesn’t love.

There’s just one problem.

When the grumpy hero rescues a sunshine princess locked away in a tower, he knows she’s his fated mate. She also seems to be a freakin’ forbidden angel. Like the villain he is, Alexei rejects her without saying why.

Despite her tortuous childhood, Jolene is determined to find her real family and win her grumpy prince. Come on—the man has wings! But loving her antihero makes him a target of her human enemies who are out to destroy all supernaturals.

These two opposites attract in all the wicked ways. But when supernatural children in Alexei’s hometown start disappearing, the two must work together, and Jolene will have to reveal that her sunshine-and-sparkles magic isn’t what it seems. Can they find their happily ever after or will their differences and enemies destroy them both?

Publication Date: February 14, 2023
Publisher: City Owl Press
Language: English
Print Length: 364

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Sunday, January 8, 2023


For the indie romance community, the year concluded with awards run by Reading Writing Ladies

Throughout December, over 2,000 readers voted for their favorites out of the selection of books this Facebook group has helped promote in 2022.

CheckMate by Angela Taylor won RWL Best Featured Book 2022, having endeared itself to the readers with its lively characters and hilarious banter.

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RWL Favorite New Release 2022 title went to Bound by Survival, Part 1 by A.J. Wyatt, a clear favorite amongst lovers of dark and angsty mafia romance.

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The immense response and support the RWL Awards got in their first year of running ensured their continuance in 2023. 

For further information on the RWL Awards and how to participate, visit Reading Writing Ladies Group.

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