Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Life is pleasantly back to normal...

Things are right again with the world. My kitty is back, both parents and kids had a wonderful full night of sleep, I went to the gym last night and worked out all the built-up emotions that swamped me over the weekend, the weather forecasters are calling for a snowstorm, my in-laws arrive tomorrow ... (screeching halt)
Oh, crap!! I have visitors arriving tomorrow - FOUR visitors - and I haven't cleaned, grocery shopped, made the beds, caught up on laundry...
MollyMaid?? HELP!!!

I got the most perfect thank-you gift from a friend yesteday -- a gift certificate for Chapters. I picked up Colleen Gleason's The Rest Falls Away and a JR Ward. I was looking at Katie MacAllister (on Amy's recommendation) but it seemed to be a series and I had no clue which to get first so Amy, please advise! I began The Rest Falls... late late last night (with kitty purring next to me :) and so far, so excellent! The cover alone would have enticed me to buy it, even if the buzz hadn't been so hot. It's bee-ooo-ti-ful. I'll post it when I've finished reading it.

And speaking of great covers - take a look at the pic on Antonia's Bargain! This woman actually has hips. Isn't that a nice change? (Don't get me started on my rant about skinny models!) I must give a shout-out to fellow Black Lace & Ellora's Cave author, Kate Pearce. As I mentioned before, I'm not a book review site, blah blah,... other people do it so much better, blah blah, whole sites devoted to the romance/erotica genre, yada yada,...
But I read Kate's Antonia's Bargain a few weeks ago and must say -- It's hot. HOT! Gideon and Antonia burn up the pages with their escapades (or should I say sexcapeds? *g*)
I liked that it was a Regencybecause there's something about uninhibited premarital sex in a time and place where stringent rules were attached to the behaviour of young ladies that makes it somehow more shocking. Naughtier, if you will *g*. (I don't usually giggle in posts,... there was just sumthin sumthin about this little tale! Or should I say, tail!) Okay, okay... I'll stop!! But I can't help it! I crack myself up. I'm still on a high over finding my pussy. My cat, I mean, Mortimer!
Get ye to Ellora's Cave and download this hotness! And while you're there, get M.A. Everaux's The Claiming of Moira Shine, in-case you missed my earlier posting.

Probably won't be blogging much this coming week with the visitors here. And I must finish the Toronto Romance Writers newsletter, which will consume any extra time I have. So adios until Sunday!


Anonymous said...

Ahhh, visitors! Have fun, and I hope things aren't too wild and woolly.

ROFLMAO... you're cracking me up with the pussy thing.

And wow, Antonia's Bargain does have a gorgeous cover!

Christine said...

I bbought The Rest Falls Away yesterday as well. I love it so far and can't wait to get home and read someomore. I'm going to be interviewing Colleen tonight and I'm excited to pick her brain (in a good way) about her stories.

Kate's cover is beautiful! I'll have to check this one out. :)

Kate Pearce said...

Wylie...the check's in the mail :)

It is a great cover isn't it? She looks a bit like Cameron Diaz in my opinion but maybe I'm nuts.

Colleen is a great writer-I have her book too. We blog together on 'The Spiced Tea Party' a blog for the crumpet strumpets of erotic historical romance-check it out!

Amy Ruttan said...

Which Katie Mac? If you were looking at Aisling Grey the first one is You Slay Me, then Fire Me Up then Light My Fire.

She has stand alones like MEN IN KILTS (my personal fave). The vampire books I've never read in order. EVEN VAMPIRES GET THE BLUES was freaking hilarious, and I hadn't read any other of her vamp books.

I do love the cover of Kate's book, will check it out for sure. Nice to see a cover with an actual curvaceous body. Hooray!

Wylie Kinson said...

I'm going to have to look for Men in Kilts next time in Chap'ts. And yes, the series was the Aisling Grey one. Are they good too?

Amy Ruttan said...

Aisling Grey is so funny, and mainly it has to do with the demon she conjures up, Eferjim or Jim, he's in the form of a Newfoundland Dog and the things he says, OMG, so funny.

I like the second one the best.