Kira Brady

Archive for 'romance novels'

Mar 17
Romance Novel March Madness: Vote for Hearts of Darkness!
Romance Novel March Madness, officially the DABWAHA or Dear Author Bitchery Award for Hella Good Authors (or something like that), is officially underway. Today was the day to fill out your brackets, in which I hope a great many of you had faith in the underdog, HEARTS OF DARKNESS, and put it to go all the way to the final round. You did, didn’t you? (Don’t forget there are awards for the worst bracket!) Author-GameOn-Nominee2013(1) Have you missed all the hullabaloo? Read about DABWAHA and vote here. I’ve been a big fan of the romance review blogs Smart Bitches Trashy Books… Read more »
May 1
Romance Extravaganza this weekend
If you are in the Seattle area, there is a fabulous romance reader and writer event this Saturday at the Covington Library. I will be there as a reader. Please introduce yourself if you get the chance! ROMANCE EXTRAVAGANZA Saturday, May 5, 11am – 2pm Covington Library Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with some of the brightest stars and most popular authors of romance and women’s fiction books.11am–Noon Romance All Stars featuring Julia Quinn, Stefanie Sloane and Amanda Quick (Jayne Ann Krentz) Noon Refreshments and Book Signing 12:30–1:30pm New Trends in Romance featuring Meljean Brook, Alexis Morgan and Gerri Russell 1:30–2pm… Read more »
Sep 9
Release mania: My TBR pile grows
Good thing I bought the kindle–my tottering To-Be-Read pile is now in compact, massless form. On the flip side, perhaps I wouldn’t buy so many books if it wasn’t so easy. ONE CLICK WONDER. The first page of my kindle is filled with yet-to-be-read books, and all of them look good. I just haven’t had time to read them yet. We’ve been on the road exploring the wide blue skies of the southwest. Desert and juniper trees and tumbleweeds. Yesterday was an explosion of new releases that I want to read, including: SHADOWKIN by M.J. Scott. We share the same… Read more »
May 13
Four Question Friday: All About Books
It’s Friday the 13th. Are you superstitious? I’ve spent my whole life claiming I’m not, but it’s a big fat lie. Superstition doesn’t have basis in rational fact, so much like my heroine, I reject it. However, I can’t help the creepy crawly feeling in my stomach that screams “BE VERY VERY CAREFUL.” I throw the salt, avoid walking under ladders, and feel uneasy if a black cat walks directly in front of me (I like all cats, black and otherwise, so don’t think I avoid them!). But I don’t know what a person is supposed to do on Friday… Read more »