The Son and His Hope, a sweeping standalone from New York Times Bestselling author Pepper Winters is live! “Things you should know about me from the very beginning: I was born to true love, witnessed the destruction it causes, and vowed never to let such agony happen to me. I am not a story-teller like my father. I […]
Verdict: Absolutely wonderful. My rating: 4,5 out of 5 stars. Published by Hachette, 2010. Genre: Biography Find it on Goodreads. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still […]
In January 2017, I moved from comedy to crime. It was a bold move. I’d made my name as writer of comedy and enjoyed much success, written features for and appeared in national magazines, been on numerous BBC radio stations, even interviewed on BBC Breakfast Television (twice!). I’d won the prestigious People’s Book Prize award […]
Alright, so I knew that the first woman that the laird meets in this was going to kind of end up being the woman of his dreams. After all, it’s a short story in a collection of Scottish Romances. Nothing else is going to happen but two people meet and fall in love in a wonderfully short period of time. That isn’t to say that the journey isn’t wonderful. And my heart did that little skip-a-beat that it does when I find an incredibly sweet and beautiful tale.
The Bent-Legged Jumps of Eighteenth-Century Ballet One of the most interesting aspects of eighteenth-century ballet was its system of distinct styles: There was not one technique but rather four, commonly called the serious, half-serious, comic, and grotesque. In practical terms, this meant that a single given step would have had potentially four or more […]
This week, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on artificial intelligence and the Pentagon declassified part of its AI strategy. Neither was a first attempt at a national AI strategy. In 2016, the Obama administration published a comprehensive plan on the future of AI, which never had time to gain the momentum it […]
[Squeee Post] Today I took delivery of volumes 53 and 54 of an 80 volume set: “Transformers – The Definitive G1 Collection“, one volume published every fortnight by Hachette Partworks Ltd. I have LOTS more I can say about this subscription series and Hachette as a company (good AND bad/terrible) but that’s for the future, […]
February’s Diabetes Late Nite guest Lisa Young PhD, RDN, CDN is sharing heart hearty nutrition tips in partnership with Smart Lifebites in honor of American Heart Month (February). “Heart disease can often be prevented with some simple healthy lifestyle modifications and smart food choices,” says Dr. Lisa Young. Divabetic’s Heart Healthy Food Swap #1: Swap Your […]
I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about this book, none of which want to be put on paper, so that’s fantastic!!!!