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Hot Booyah Books For A Cold February... And a Giveaway

02/28/15 7:27 am

Cheers, everyone, and welcome back for the February edition of Booyah Books, the place where we share some of our favorite reads with you, and you get the chance to win. We've brought 11 titles to you this month, all books we loved, and if you leave a comment below, you'll be entered for a chance to win TWO e-books of your choice from the list. Comments must be received by Midnight Pacific time on Thursday, March 5, 2015, to qualify. One winner will be drawn at random on Frida...

Guest Blogger: Andrew Grey

02/13/15 9:15 pm

I'm so excited to welcome Andrew Grey to my blog today! *** I want to thank Mary for having me as a guest on her blog.   She is such a wonderful friend!   I’m here today to talk a little about my new book, Backward .   This is the third story in the Bronco’s Boys series.   The funny thing about the books in this series has been that a lot of the talk about these books has been about the covers which I love and have had the opp...

Release day for Quiet Nights

02/08/15 9:42 pm

 It's release day today as we are 40 minutes into Monday the 9th. I realize now that I should have said I'll blog every early Monday morning because Sunday sort of comes and goes without warning. But it's a special day for me because it's release day (yeah!) and Kelly and Coz are out. So here's a little excerpt of them chatting on the street. *** Coz was mouthwatering. The long-sleeved navy shirt set off his dark hair and eyes, the black dress pants clung to his muscular t...

Booyah Books Starts 2015 Off With a Bang

01/30/15 4:36 pm

Greetings, everyone, and welcome to our first Book of the Month selections of 2015. It’s hard to believe we’ve already sped our way through the first month of the new year, but I suppose that’s what happens when you spend all your time with your nose in a book. :) As in previous months, we at The Novel Approach would like to give you the opportunity to read a couple of this month’s recommendations, on us, so leave a comment right here, and you’ll automatically be entered f...

Locations and inspiration

01/25/15 11:39 pm

Court of the Two Sisters I get inspired by all kinds of things. Sometimes its a song, a ton of times it's a picture and other times, it's a location. That's what happened to me with Just Desserts . I was in New Orleans, walking around at night when I was at RT last year and got inspired. I will say that from looking at all the art on display in Jackson Square, that everyone has the same reaction to the city. There is history everywhere, ghost stories, magic, amazing ...