Friday Book Roundup

Hmm, I hadn’t figured I’d do this as a regular feature but it seems to be popular … If you are debating over Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol, the Book Depository.com has it on special for 50% off … again,

Friday Book Roundup

Are you a Maya Banks fan? If you are, here’s a heads-up – bookdepository.com has her latest — Sweet Seduction — on for 50% off. So instead of having to pay $15 for it, you get it for $7.49. Remember,

By the numbers

Oy, it’s 9 a.m. and I’m only JUST sitting down to the computer. Why is it some mornings take so much longer to get your head together? I haven’t even had my first cup of coffee yet! First off –

Plundering for freebies

Ahoy, me hearties, did you know tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? I’ve got my pirate flag up in the basement and everything. (I bought it in the US Virgin Islands, reputed home of the infamous … um,

Driving Stick

I’ve discovered that for the next semester I’ve got a new job – Mom’s Taxi. Curly, my youngest son, starts his co-op placement today at the funeral home, and he’s trying to hold down his part time job at the

Weekend Roundup

With my youngest heading back to school, this week’s been really busy. Curly’s in his last year of school – in fact technically he graduated high school in June although the ceremony won’t be until October. But he couldn’t decide

Save Money Now!

Nope, it’s not an ad. Well, yeah, I guess it is. But not for any of my own books. Consider it a Public Service Announcement. Those of you who follow me on twitter may have seen me post this over

Daily Draw Winner #26

The winner of a Maya Banks book (print or e-copy) is: Pearl Congratulations, Pearl. Please send an email to me at Leah @LeahBraemel DOT com with your full name and mailing address, and your choice of book, and I will

The Sweet Seduction of Maya Banks

Maya Banks is one of those authors I’ve ‘worshipped from afar’. If you look for her at your local bookstore you’ll find her books amongst the Silhouette Desires: The Tycoon’s Pregnant Mistress, The Tycoon’s Rebel Bride; Berkley Heat: Sweet Persuasion,

Gobsmacked and Grateful

I’m sitting here looking at my calendar for July. Except for one single day*, it’s completely filled with names of authors who have gone above and beyond and offered to help me celebrate my birthday. Each time I opened an

A lovely distraction …

I must admit I’ve never been a Harlequin reader. I’ve tried a few of them in the past (yes, okay, in the 80s) and just couldn’t see the attraction. (Harlequin Historicals excepted.) But lately, I’ve come across some contemporaries that