ARCs, Recommends, and Giveaways! (and one very sleepy violinist)

This isn’t an April Fool’s joke. You really are seeing another rare post from bookmarkedone! Please, contain your enthusiasm. I know, I know, you missed me. I missed me too. Okay, the point is that I have exciting news. Bookmarkedone is an official advance reader for L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future VolumeContinue reading “ARCs, Recommends, and Giveaways! (and one very sleepy violinist)”

ARC Review: Writers of the Future Vol. 37 (Part II)

So as promised, here is the second half of my Writers of the Future Vol. 37 review. If you missed the first post, you can read it here. Or just go out of order and read this post and then that one. Sometimes it’s a backwards day. Right. I don’t have anything else important toContinue reading “ARC Review: Writers of the Future Vol. 37 (Part II)”

Book Giveaway Winners!

It’s finally time! Mine is the pleasure to announce the two lucky winners of our first BookmarkedOne giveaway! A little refresher for those who weren’t fanatically reading each recent installment of my blog: Amy Bartelloni, in association with my review of the first Children of Camelot book, has graciously agreed to give away a signedContinue reading “Book Giveaway Winners!”

In light of your concern…

Hi. I’m okay, thanks for checking. I know there were probably some of you who wondered if my corner of the universe had imploded since I didn’t make a September 22 Hobbit Day post. I am sorry about that. I also don’t have a great excuse. I think I blinked at the beginning of SeptemberContinue reading “In light of your concern…”

Writing Update: August 31, 2021

There’s something wonderful and terrifying about starting a new story. Extra terrifying if you’re working in a genre where the nerds will kill you if you desecrate their sacred rites but will not give you the time of day if you don’t make something new. Also corpses. Thankfully not mine. This time. In case you’reContinue reading “Writing Update: August 31, 2021”

The Revenge of Magic (Book Review)

So I’ve finally dug my grubby little claws into James Riley’s latest series, The Revenge of Magic! Hold on to your dragons and grab your moral support cats because we are in for exactly one romp of fabulous magic, monsters, and mayhem, where the biggest threat of all is nerds with teenage angst and antibacterialContinue reading “The Revenge of Magic (Book Review)”

Blogiversary!

Drumroll, please, for BookmarkedOne’s second blogiversary! I’m still here! Woo! So first order of business is to say thank you to my 181 followers for putting up with my book snobbery and reading my late-night rants about dragons and tea (or sometimes dragons drinking tea). Thank you. Your comments usually wind up making my day.Continue reading “Blogiversary!”

Writing Update: June 25, 2021

So I accidentally started reading my first NaNoWriMo novel yesterday.
A couple of clarifications here:
I’m not one of those people who as done NaNo forever and a day,
When I say “accidentally,” I don’t mean I fell in a hole and remarkably discovered my old manuscript in the mud, typed up and tied together with a ribbon.

The Bi-Annual Epic Book Haul

Nefarious. That was our code word. No, we weren’t burgling a dragon or planning a spy mission. But we were sneaking off on a delicious adventure. The Epic Library Book Sale. That’s right! Twice a year, one of the big warehouse rooms at the fairgrounds is filled to the brim with books, and whoever hasContinue reading “The Bi-Annual Epic Book Haul”

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