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Debbie Wiley | Reading Slumps are the WORST
Author Guest / January 20, 2022

by Debbie Wiley Books have been part of my life for as long as I remember. Even before I could fully read on my own, I remember my grandmother reading to me and listening to books on record albums, following along with the words in the accompanying book. Everyone knows the last two years have been tough, but for this reader, it’s been worsened by a reading slump. Instead of turning to books for comfort, I’ve watched a lot of mindless television, much to the chagrin of my husband. Fortunately, a few recent reads have really jumped out at me and tugged me into the storylines, snapping that reading slump into tiny pieces! One of the tricks often cited to break a reading slump is to reread old favorites. My twist on this is to read authors I’ve loved over the years. CURSE OF SALEM by Kay Hooper perfectly fit the bill! Not only have I loved Kay Hooper’s books dating back to the 1980s when she wrote category romances, but I’ve also faithfully followed her Bishop Special Crimes Unit series, devouring them as soon as I could get my hands on each new installment. CURSE OF SALEM returns to the town…

Lisa Kessler | Title Challenge: PIRATE’S PARADOX
Author Guest / January 20, 2022

Hey there! I’m Lisa Kessler and I write passionate, page-turning, paranormal romances! I’m so excited to share PIRATE’S PARADOX with you today! It’s book 6 in my Sentinels of Savannah series, but all of the books are standalone so you can jump into PARADOX and you won’t be lost. This book is a sweeping adventure that will take Caleb and Diana all the way to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean! I can’t wait for you to read it… P – is for Pirates! Immortal Pirates to be exact! They plundered the Holy Grail in 1795. I – is for Intelligent – Our hero, Caleb, has spent 250 years studying the sciences. He has numerous PhDs R – is for Rrrrrrr – Caleb would tell you no self-respecting pirate would ever say that. Only in the movies! A – is for Atlantis – The hunt for Atlantis is on and the clock is ticking. T – is for Television – Caleb has insomnia and is addicted to buying gadgets from QVC and infomercials. E – is for Eccentric – Caleb is quirky and so adorable! S – is for Sexy – The chemistry between Caleb and Diana was very steamy….