My Goodreads bookshelf shows that I read 126 books in 2012. That’s up 19 from the previous year, which surprised me since I’d assumed, at the beginning of 2012, that I’d read less. But, with all those books, only (7) were marked FAVORITE. To receive *Favorite* status, they must combine captivating story, rich prose, complex-authentic-believable characters, and Read More
Tag: Mother of Pearl
A Christmas Smorgasbord of Novels, Part One
(I’m giving away one copy of the Maj (Ret) Jeff Struecker/Alton Gansky novel, Hide and Seek. It’s a perfect gift for that special man in your life, or for the woman who loves a military/Special Ops thriller. For contest information, see below) In my opinion, there’s no gift tastier than a book. Is there a better way Read More
The Winner of MOTHER OF PEARL is …
Kay M! Congratulations, Kay! I know you’ll love Mother of Pearl by Kellie Coates Gilbert. Please contact me at BrendaBryantAnderson(AT)comcast(dot)net to give me your mailing address. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and commented. I loved hearing about your favorite books. 🙂
Fabulous Fall Fiction – Plus Book Giveaway!
*For Book Giveaway – Read post then see details below* It’s no secret that I’m a picky reader. For me to completely enjoy a novel, it has to have the perfect storm of intelligent prose, believable dialogue, intriguing story, authentic characters, and a satisfying–does not equate to happy–ending. So far in 2012 I’ve read 111 Read More