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What a week [40]: What is your Blogger Age? Part II – The Kid Blogger’s Playground

Welcome to my weekly recap where I shared what happened last week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writer Desk and Blogging Corner. My featured section for this week is my… Blogging Corner Welcome to Part II of my First Blogiversary Week Extravaganza Remember my story about being a toddler blogger? Remember THOSE posts I’m didn’t like too much? WHY I DON’T VISIT YOUR BLOG Well, VERY often one of the reasons listed was… BECAUSE YOU POST TOO MANY BOOK TOURS I was like… WOW… … Keep reading

Book review: Awakening and Amidst the Shadows, by Laura Greenwood

Darkly and Steamy These two surprisingly dark retellings get my check marks for ✓ Writing and ✓ Plot 3.7 stars About the Books/Short Stories   Amidst the Shadows: Tales From Here, After And Beyond BETRAYED A retelling of Rumpelstiltskin. All Cienna and Henry want is a child and Cienna can only see one way of getting what she wants; a deal with the notorious Xavier. But every deal requires payment and sometimes the cost is too steep. Awakening (The Alventia Series I) … Keep reading

What a Week [39]: Blogging Tip – What is your Blogger Age? Part I – Identity Crisis

Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened last week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writer Desk and Blogging Corner. My featured section for this week is my… Blogging Corner First Blogiversary Edition In my What a Week [38]: Blogging Tip: Does your blog design work for you? we shared our thoughts about blog design [thank you all for all your comments, you are all fabulous! 🙂 ]. and I realized I haven’t changed my blog design for months! So… I … Keep reading

In the spotlight [20]: Blogger Interview – Lexxie @ (Un)conventional Books Views

Lexxie is one of my favorite people in the Blogosphere! 🙂 Why??? Well… let’s start by saying SHE IS A TEACHER! there is nothing awesomer than a teacher (well maybe a book blogger but again she is that too!). Then on top of that Lexxie is a MA student, a mom of FOUR [four!], a wife and still has time to read gazillions books and write great reviews. Oh… now that I mention her reviews… [WARNING] Lexxie is also a terrible influence! … Keep reading

Book Review: Sanctum (Guards of the Shadowlands #1), by Sarah Fine

I know what I want to be when I grow up… I want to be a writer like Sarah! 🙂 Sarah Fine never disappoints! [check out her interview!]! Sanctum gets my check marks for ✓ Writing, ✓ Premise, and ✓World-building. 4.3 stars I would probably read ANY book Sarah writes. 🙂 Her stories are just ME 🙂  Urban, dark, gothic…  and about the afterlife!! Sara is the Queen of the afterlife! No one mingles the afterlife with the real life more seamlessly!   About the … Keep reading

Book Release: Marked in Flesh (The Others #4), by Anne Bishop

I heard only great things about this series I had to read it. I just started book one I can tell why people just love it! So today I am very happy to promote this book release 🙂 Check out these reviews and you’ll want to read this series too: Kim @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer and Barb @ bookertsfarm Marked in Flesh (The Others #4) by Anne Bishop For centuries, the Others and humans have lived side by side in … Keep reading

Book Release: Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1), by Cassandra Clare

You know Angel and Demons books are my weakness! So I can’t wait to read this new book! Today I want to share this new release with you… Los Angeles. It’s been five years since the events of the Mortal Instruments when Nephilim stood poised on the brink of oblivion and Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs lost her parents. After the blood and violence she witnessed as a child, Emma has dedicated her life to to discovering exactly what it was that … Keep reading

What a Week [38]: Blogging Tip: Does your blog design work for you?

Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened last week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writer Desk and Blogging Corner. My featured section for this week is my… Blogging Corner If you visited my blog last year you probably noticed that I was kind of obsessed with my blog design, always changing it, and very often either crashing the blog or recovering from the last crash. 🙂 I was never happy with the way my blog looked. Always pursuing the Ultimate Design, which I … Keep reading

What a Week [37]: Writing Tip – Characters Relationships

Welcome to my weekly recap where I shared what happened this week in my Reading Bookshelf, Writer Desk and Blogging Corner. My featured section for this week is my… Writing Desk Beautiful People February – Valentines Edition As you may already know, I’m participating in Beautiful People, a monthly blog meme hosted by Sky @ Further Up and Cait @ Paper Fury. Every month they post 10 questions for us aspiring authors to answer. This month the questions were relationship-theme and… oh… [sight] I … Keep reading

Cover Reveal: Reliquary (Reliquary, #1), by Sarah Fine

As you may know already…   I’m a HUGE fan of Sarah Fine [click here to see her interview]!!! So today I am very excited to share the cover of RELIQUARY, the first in Sarah’s newest adult urban fantasy series. It comes out June 14th, and the sequel, SPLINTER, will come out only seven weeks later on August 2nd! About the Book Reliquary (Reliquary, #1), by Sarah Fine Mattie Carver’s engagement party should have marked the start of her own personal fairy tale. But … Keep reading

Book Release: A Gathering of Shadows, (A Darker Shade of Magic #2), by Victoria Schwab

Unfortunately I haven’t gotten to read the first book A Darker Shade of Magic  yet but I do love the premise and the reviews. So, since A Darker Shade of Magic is in my Goodreads “Reading Next” Shelf , I wanted to promote the release of book 2. I can’t wait to start reading this series! Check out some the two reviews that make me want to read it: Cait @ Paperfury and Anissa@shereadstoomuch. Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into … Keep reading

Book Release: Firstlife (Everlife #1), by Gena Showalter

Gena Showalter has a very especial place in my heart as the author that made me a fan of paranormal romance with her series Lords of the Underworld. I’m very curious about this book because it seems very different from what Gena usually does but I’m sure it will be very entertaining, as all of her books 🙂 Check out this review! Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews About the Book Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen … Keep reading

What a Week [37]: Book Review – Mercury Striking (The Scorpius Syndrome #1), by Rebecca Zanetti

Welcome to my weekly recap where I share what happened this week in my Reading Bookshelf, <a< span=””> href=”http://www.danielaark.com/writing-desk-2/” target=”_blank”>Writer Desk and Blogging Corner. My featured section for this week is my… Reading Bookshelf Book Review – Mercury Striking (The Scorpius Syndrome #1), by Rebecca Zanetti Reading this book was like being the mom of a spoiled brat! You love him but you still want to spanking him! WTH??? 😀 Here I am, soooo freaking loyal to you and your writing Rebecca and … Keep reading

New Book Release: Riders (Riders #1), by Veronica Rossi

  I’m really excited about this book because of its premise so today I want to post about this new release… Riders (Riders #1), by Veronica Rossi For eighteen-year-old Gideon Blake, nothing but death can keep him from achieving his goal of becoming a U.S. Army Ranger. As it turns out, it does. Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers and a bizarre cuff he can’t remove. His death has brought … Keep reading