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#BookReview of #FreeBook “The Life of Tofu” by Maxim Ginsburg on Ourboox

#BookReview of #FreeBook “The Life of Tofu” by Maxim Ginsburg on Ourboox

Book Review of Free Book “The Life of Tofu” by Maxim Ginsburg on Ourboox   The Life of Tofu  by Maxim Ginsburg is a delightful illustrated story retracing the peregrinations of Tofu, who wanted to be eaten. The transformation Tofu goes trough in his search to become more attractive, his attempt to become something he is not in order to be accepted and wanted and the book’s ending are a classic. Published on Ourboox, the new book creating and … Read entire article »

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An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann

An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann

An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann repost from J.C. Martin   Elizabeth Buhmann’s debut novel, Lay Death at Her Door, has just been released by Red Adept Publishing. She is here today to tell us more about the book’s very intriguing story. An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann Lay Death at Her Door is about an old murder that comes unsolved when the man who was convicted of it is exonerated. The fictional case is … Read entire article »

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One-Star Reviews Don’t Suck

One-Star Reviews Don’t Suck

One-Star Reviews Don’t Suck Until midway through last year I had an unpleasant reaction to one-star reviews. Partly it was because, being a newer author, I had not received any. So the first one stung. The next one was worse, not because of the review, but because more than one meant the first one wasn’t a mistake. As writers we are told (and tell others, and tell ourselves) to “have thick skin”, but let’s face the music, … Read entire article »

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Should Authors Pay for Good Reviews?

Should Authors Pay for Good Reviews?

Should Authors Pay for Good Reviews? syndicated post from @TheMadReviewer (via The Masquerade Crew) Buffer The following is syndicated from The Mad Reviewer and is posted here with permission. Most people consider me either ridiculously calm or emotionally stunted.  Either way, I don’t get angry very often and on the rare occasion I do, it’s generally very mild.  However, there are two things… review, good review, reviewer, honest review, blogs, bad reviews, ebooks, quick money, free ebook, … Read entire article »

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Book review – Lady of Devices by Shelley Adina

Lady of Devices (Book one of Magnificent Devices) by Shelley Adina Review by D.A Lascelles Steampunk is becoming a big thing these days. While it might not yet have achieved the lofty heights of the Vampire as a standby for writers to fall back on, it is certainly gaining a lot of credence as a popular genre for readers and writers to explore. Lady of Devices is an excellent example of the genre. Seeming to combine the best traits of YA fiction – a plucky young heroine in a complex love triangle – with the standard tropes of Steampunk fiction – clockwork and steam powered machines in a gritty Victorian setting. The story follows the exploits of Claire Trevelyan, a young lady of the aristocracy recently graduated from St Cecilia’s Academy for Young … Read entire article »

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