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You tell us: Do audiobooks count as reading a book?


Recently I was in a conversation with an author who was saying she had a friend who didn’t read, but instead listened to audiobooks because the friend had a long drive to commute to work each day and this was the only free time for “reading”. The author felt that this was, in some way, […]

You tell us: Do you re-read?


I love to re-read. I read hundreds of books every year for pleasure (last year it was over 330) and of those, a good 50-75 can be re-reads. For example, last year I re-read the entire JD Robb In Death series. All 40-some books. Some of those books (like the first, Naked in Death) I’ve […]

You Tell Us: Your Favorite Story Tropes


I don’t know about you guys, but when I read for leisure (yeah, do you hear me snorting? I hardly ever get time for that anymore *sobs*), I tend to be drawn to certain types of books. Certain tropes that time and again fulfill some…need in me. Here are a few of my favorites: –friends […]

You tell us: What con have you always wanted to attend? (includes pics from #rt12!)


Okay, I admit it, this is a bit of a copout post. I’ve just spent the last week, Monday to Sunday, at the Romantic Times convention in Chicago. I’m exhausted, my brain is total mush and I had a great time. Since I spend so much time traveling to cons, they don’t always hold the […]

You tell us: What song should be a book?


I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, because there are a few songs that intrigue me and make me wish I could read the “story” behind them. Now, not all songs tell a great story, some are just…songs. For instance, Katy Perry’s song California Gurls is a fantastic dance song, but it really doesn’t […]