Monday Mash Up

Good Morning Everyone!  I’ve been trying to catch up on my blog reading and here have been my favorites so far!  Enjoy!

Writing and Reading:

Kristen Lamb has packed the new year with more awesome posts including Kung Fu Writing – Taking on the Year of the Dragon and Here There Be Blog Trolls – How to Spot Them and What to Do.

August McLaughlin talks thrillers and writers in her Author Interview: With Kyle Mills.

Jillian at A Room of One’s Own made her wish list:  Top 10 Authors I Wish Had Written Another Book.

Things To Do Until Winter’s Over:

Tiffany A. White blogged about Being Human and I just may give the show another chance after making it halfway through the BBC’s first season.  See her review Striving Toward Normalcy.

Amber West also made me reconsider giving Terra Nova and it’s teenage drama another try in Is Terra Nova Still Simmering?

Little Miss Vix gives romantic comedies the once over in her review of the new chick flick adaptation of Emily Giffin’s Something Borrowed.

Ellie Ann Soderstrom has just what the love doctor ordered this winter in her Thilly Thursday post Dime Novel Romance.  Get cozy and get cuddly, cuz it’s gettin hot in heah!

All Things I Found Absolutely Fascinating:

Gene Lempp wrote what may be my favorite Designing from Bones post yet on the hoax of the Cargiff Giant in The Stone Giant and Escalating Tension.

Catie Rhodes has got the latest in haunted histories with stories from around the world in Haunted Nacogdoches.

Sara Grambusch is getting lots of SPAM and it’s really boosting her ego.  From Spam With Love.

Jenny Hansen enlightens the battle of the sexes once again in the second edition of Another Peek into Man-Speak.

Shameless self-promoting via the Incredible Marcia Richards who hosted the first Woman’s Day blog series featuring me and author Patricia Sands.  Please check out Celebrate Our 1st Birthday With Sexy Women!

What were your favorite reads this past week?  Feel free to share a link or two below; I’m happy to check out new writers anytime! 

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19 responses

  1. Thanks Jess for including me!

  2. Valerie Biel Johnson | Reply

    Regarding the link to the Room of One’s Own list of “Top ten authors I wished would have written a second book” — I see Jillain mentions Charlotte and Anne Bronte. I just read an amazing book “Becoming Jane Eyre” by Sheila Kohler. It follows the Bronte sisters from the years 1846 through 1854. It is a fictional biography – true to the major milestones in their lives but fictionalized as to their day to day lives/conversations etc.. Great read for Bronte fans.

    1. Oooooh definitely gonna remember that title! Thanks Valerie! Are you attending the Madison conference again?

      1. Valerie Biel Johnson | Reply

        I hope to, but I haven’t decided yet. It would make a lot of sense if I have finished my middle-grade novel by then.

  3. I love the BBC Being Human- I need to find season 2!

    1. I couldn’t get into that one, and then what do you suppose I got caught up watching a mini marathon of last night….

  4. Great lineup, Jess! I’ve got to get over to Catie’s! Thanks for the shout out, but it was your’s and Patrcia’s posts that made the celebration! I can’t wait to hear how you like Angelology. I thought about reading it at one time, but then forgot about it.

    1. Thank you again for honoring me and Patricia at your blog, Marcia. You really are the hostess with the mostest!

      Angelology is starting to pick up now that I’m 100 pages in and have had more than 10 minutes to sit down and read at a time! Be sharing soon.

  5. Thanks for the shout out, Jess! I’m honored to be listed among such fabulous links.

    (Can’t believe I missed Marcia’s Woman’s Day post! Whew, thanks for saving me… ;))

    1. Loving the new trends you’ve set up for your blog, August! Keep em comin!

  6. Hey Jess, shameless self-promotion is what we writers do! Thanks for mentioning our appearance on Marcia’s fab blog – so much fun getting to know you there.

    1. Loved being paired with you Patricia! Let’s do it again soon!

  7. GREAT list, Jess! And thank you so much for including my Being Human blog post. I hope you do give it another go. SyFy is airing it marathon-style today in preparation for the season two premiere tonight. I have it on in the other room…

    1. You were right, I got sucked in. Get it, sucked…. LOL. Ok, I’m done.

  8. Excellent list. I see more than one great looking post that I’ve missed reading. Now I have my rewards for break times today.

    1. Ooh that’s a great idea, I’ll keep that in mind. You are so disciplined.

  9. Cool list, Jess. Thanks for the link love, glad you enjoyed the post 🙂

    1. Definitely a fave designing from bones!

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