• Tropes in Romance and Erotica 
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    Tropes I hate in Romance and Erotica

    Tropes in Romance and Erotica  That is becoming a cliche    I have been looking to read more “lighter” reads at the time being to take a break from the Thrillers/mystery/horror or dystopia genres. Before I start this blog post I would like to the point out this is by any means any disrespect to the authors who write on this specific genre or the genre itself. This is a list I made of tropes in Romance and Erotica while reading that I’ve noticed in this type of genre.   The woman that needs to be rescued aka The damsel in distress   Please, can we stop with the woman being rescued? Is there…

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    Top 5 dystopian novels

    Top 5 dystopian novels you have to read at least once    I have a fundamental love for dystopian novels. If you are not familiar with the genre this is what the word means.  Adjective relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. “the dystopian future of a society bereft of reason” noun a person who advocates or describes an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad. “a lot of things those dystopian feared did not come true” Basically is set in the future and a government takes over and controls everything. Without…

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    Top 5 disturbing books

    Top 5 disturbing books.   Reading is a form of entertainment regardless of the genre, audiences will find a story they’ll enjoy. Where the characters are engaging, the word flow and the prose is beautiful. We all love a well-written tale but what about those stories that crawl under your skin. Where, while reading, you can’t help to notice Goosebumps, you feel a shiver that feels like spiders are clawing on your back. Familiar? That means you are reading a disturbing book. Here top 5 disturbing books I have read, so far.       The Road By Cormac McCarthy        Frist on the lists of top 5…

  • Best books I’ve read so far in 2018
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    Best books I’ve read so far in 2018

    Best books I’ve read so far in 2018   Another year has gone by. Last year, I made a blog post about the best books I’ve read a few months ago you can read it here. Six months have already gone by from the start of the year time is flying fast. Without further ado here are my top five best books I’ve read so far.   Disclaimer, not all books I list here are all from this year.   The Woman Next Door By Crass Green       First, on the list of the best books I’ve read so far 2018. Read this one at the beginning of this year…

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    Best current books to read: Top five best books I’ve read so far.

    Best current books to read top five best books I’ve read so far.   Since spring is here and summer is among us (it feels like it’s already summer in this part of the world) I’m making a list of the best books I’ve read from the beginning of the year since now. So, far I’ve read 32 books out of 70. I’m quite busy this year so I don’t know if I’ll finish this goal but we will see. Without further ado, here is the list of the best current books to read.    Disclaimer: These books I’ve chosen are just in my opinion.   The wife between us…

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    Writing the first draft

    Writing the first draft Writing the first draft: it’s called the first draft for many reasons, writing the first draft is jointing down your ideas on paper.   Whatever you do, don’t look at what you wrote. I repeat; don’t look at what you wrote. Why? Because that comes later when revising, yes prepare to be mortified.   Don’t correct the grammatical errors or spelling that also goes into the revising phrase.   Some writers like to edit the first draft hoping it will be beautifully written. In that turtle mood, you’ll never finish the thing. Your focus is to slap “The End” at the bottom of the page and…

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    5 authors that influenced my writing.

    5 authors that influenced my writing. Those 5 authors I will mention here have inspired me to become a writer or at least to sit down and create stories.  Although I’ve read lots of books from different authors and different genres, I always return to their books. So who are the 5 authors that influenced my writing?   Stephen King The first on in the 5 authors that influenced my writing. I have to admit; I find him overrated but in a good way. He is not a writer but a storyteller which is even harder to achieve when writing, the ability to tell a good story. The first book…

  • Top five female characters in fiction
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    Top five female characters in fiction

    Top five female characters in Fiction.   I’m going with the theme of the national women’s day that was last Wednesday. I came up with the idea to do a blog post about Top five female characters in fiction.    Disclaimer these are ladies are from books I have read. So far if you don’t see yours, don’t get offended it means I haven’t read them yet xD   Clarice Starling from The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris.   Frist one in the list of Top five female characters in fiction. Read this book a while ago and must have seen the movie a few times, and it…

  • How to write a book review.
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    How to write a book review.

    How to write a book review. I’ve been reviewing books for quite some time now. I have authors who contact me to review their book. They give me a free copy in exchange for an honest review. I’m also a member of Net Galley  I love to read what’s out there, traditionally published or self-published it doesn’t matter. How do you write a book review?   Read the book.     The first tip in how to write a book review. If you are going to write a book review or rate a book, make sure you have read the book. Do not leave a book review if a friend read the…

  • Top 5 sexiest books
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    Top 5 sexiest books: That will get you hot and bothered.

    Top 5 sexiest books: That will get you hot and bothered.   Still going on the Valentines theme here is my top 5 sexiest books. Disclaimer: these are the books that I have read so I’m not going to list books that I have not read.    The Story of O by Paulin Reage    You thought Fifty Shades of Grey is raunchy? Think again this is the original Fifty Shades of Grey published in 1954 under the pen name of Pauline Reage, the author stated she wrote the novel under series of love letters to her lover.   The themes of the book consist of bondage, anal sex, objects inserted…