Jelly Belly

22 May 19
Bourbon, Bikes, and Books

Titles: Tempt the Beauty & Tempt the Wolf Series: Fairy Tale Billionaire Romance Author: Alexandra Banks Genre: Short Contemporary Romance (can be standalone) Cover Design: Mayhem Cover Creations It was love at first hump—for my dog.  Rosey The little guy went at his leg like Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome was God’s gift to womankind. […]

21 May 19
My Books-My World

Bump: A Secret Pregnancy Second Chance Alpha Bad-Boy Romance Maggie Marr Publication date: May 21st 2019 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance Our relationship is over. We’ve loved and lost. Or that’s what we thought. It was one drunken night at his sister’s wedding and we fooled around…a one-night hook up. And then we became XWB (exes […]

21 May 19
Because HE said so

Have you ever had one of those days that you wish you could start over? The days where hiding under the covers and praying to the good Lord above that you make it through breakfast without throat punching one of your kids for whining about how much they hate peanut butter and jelly, when just […]

21 May 19
johnstourdeforce

My preparations for my Le Loop/Tour de France exploits in June/July 2019 reached their peak on the middle weekend of May when I spent four days in the Vosges region of eastern France. This was spent in the company of fellow Bigfoot rider Rob and most of the same bunch of guys with whom I […]

21 May 19
Musings From An Addicted Reader

Bump: A Secret Pregnancy Second Chance Alpha Bad-Boy Romance Maggie Marr Publication date: May 21st 2019Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance Our relationship is over. We’ve loved and lost. Or that’s what we thought. It was one drunken night at his sister’s wedding and we fooled around…a one-night hook up. And then we became XWB (exes with […]

21 May 19
Jacey Bedford

You can read the first chapter of Winterwood (Book 1 of the Rowankind trilogy) here. Silverwolf Book 2 of the Rowankind Trilogy by Jacey Bedford (Published by DAW, USA) Chapter One Happy Ever Afters Deep in the Old Maizy Forest, Somewhere near Chard, Somerset Early Spring 1801 A large silver-gray shape trotted out of the […]

20 May 19
A lost soul

The worthless feeling deep inside, the life inside me has all but died,  what use do I have except as a mule, self loathing I feel,  i’m just a tool. Used for strength and a paycheck as well, inside my head is a living hell. Love is found, and Love is lost, some give up […]

20 May 19
Denise Allen - Art you ADORE Photography and gallery design

I spend almost every hour I can with a camera in my hand but when I’m not shooting or taking care of my family, I am absolutely indulging in some (maybe weird?) me time. I play video games. Yep. I am a gamer. I live in a house with MULTIPLE gaming consoles and while I […]

20 May 19
#VidonTour

AND SO. Brendan and I finally got around to completing the National Three Peaks. Most people aim to complete this challenge in less than 24 hours. We were ecstatic to be attempting to complete it in less than 12 months. A sodden Scafell Pike was clambered in May 2018. A gloomy Snowdon was topped in […]

20 May 19
Little Milky Fish

Nimuë is three months old today, and Game of Thrones finale ended closing the loop of a story that’s been open in my brain for 12 years (I only started reading in 2017). The two things aren’t related, but right now there’s this feeling of doors swinging shut and lines been drawn underneath things and […]

20 May 19
Daily Republic

ART EXHIBITS Arata Fine Art Gallery: Thalia Stratton, through June 2; open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday; 637 First St., Benicia. https://aratafineartgallery.com. Arts Benicia: “Enchanted Realms: Metaphors of Natural Design,” June 1 through July 7; open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday during exhibitions, 991 Taylor St., […]

20 May 19
WWD

The first retailers will open in the fall and continue to open through holiday 2019 and early 2020.

20 May 19
Pickup Novels

It had been morning when they had gone into the basement, but when the two emerged, it was a little after 1:00 pm. Yi Ti put Cecil on the sofa and watched him for a while. Although he said he was all right, no matter how she looked at it, he wasn’t all right. How […]

19 May 19
12th House Son

On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 I finally had my long-awaited top surgery with Richard A. Bartlett, M.D. in Boston, Massachusetts. Whee! I’ve waited for almost six years for this opportunity and now I am 17 days post-op! My girlfriend, Monica, and I made it to Boston on Monday, April 29th. We wanted to make sure […]