Llaph

One Year Anniversary
Staffer for 3 years
Staffer for Two Years

I have always liked to read. Along with reading I tried to be artistic with almost anything I could get my hands on—colored pencils, clay, paints, Photo Shop, and embroidery just to name a few. In ’07 I had a stroke and one of the results was me losing my sight. That just opened up more time for me to read as I had to put my colored pencils and art stuff aside. There are more ways to find and read books these days, for which I am so very very grateful (though I miss the smell of libraries and book stores).

Since my stroke I have expanded my list of genres that I will read by … a lot. Right now I love reading Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy. I have been known to read those genres along with sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, suspense, historical romance, contemporary romance, and heck pretty much anything else if I like the story. I admit to being obsessive about some books, I just love them so much and I have lost count of how many times I have read them.

I am a big introvert and prefer reading stuff online over talking most of the time. Since I lost my sight my book collection is … well … pretty big since it is all text files now and you can fit a lot of text onto a USB drive. I usually have a set of headphones on with my I Phone attached listening to a book. That is if I am not lurking at the forums here or at Good Reads finding new things to read.

I enjoy reading and reviewing books here at CTR, since it lets me try out new genres and authors that I normally wouldn’t have found myself. I can also share my thoughts and chat with like-minded people. After all, sharing my thoughts in a format other people can read is a bit more productive than talking over my thoughts in my own head. (Not to mention less crazy sounding.) I look forward to reading more and talking about what I think to whoever will listen. Now I mainly read, chat, and write, sometimes I even share the weirdness that I think up.

Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

Death Rejoices by A.J. Aalto

Light My Fire by G.A. Aiken

Blind Love by Kishan Paul

The Asset by Anna Del Mar

A Succubus’ Guide to Gold Digging by Addision Lockwood
A Chance of Raine by Sonnet O’Dell
A Friend in Need by Rosalie Stanton
A Little Bit of Blackmail by RC Bonitz
A Stranger’s Touch:  Book 1 by Lacey Savage
A Vampire to be Reckoned with:  Book 3 by R.E. Mullins
Apocalispstick by Lisa Acerbo
Apocalyptic Moon:  Book 1 by Eva Gordon
Art of Affection:  Book 3 by Ellen Butler
At the Heart of the Stone by Roxanne D. Howard
At the Water’s Edge:  Book 1 by Melanie Nilles
Beast Coast:  Book 2 by J.C. McKenzie
Beneath the Blood Moon:  Book 2 by Amanda Jayde
Bewitching Ways by Judy Fayre
Beyond Tomorrow:  Book 3 by P.L. Parker
Black Ghost Runner by M. Garnet
Black Amaranth:  Book 1 by Sasha Hibbs
Blood Purple:  Book 1 by Ashley Nemer
Bloodsworn by Stacey Brutger
Bone of My Bones by Debra Doggett
Bound by Oath and Honor by Debbie Peterson
Bound for Trouble:  Book 1 by Envy Augustine
Capture of a Heart by Maya Lairis
Children of Poseidon: Rann:  Book 2 by Annalisa Carr
Circus Wolf:  Book 4 by Lynde Lakes
Crimson Sins:  Book 1 by Madeline Pryce
Curator’s Curse:  Book 1 by Scarlet Hunter
Danger Zone:  Book 2 by Dee J. Adams
Dating in the Dark by Sarah Bale
Dirty by Martha Davis
Divide and Conquer:  Book 1 by Carmen Fox
Dream Shadow:  Book 1 by Mary Wine
Dweller On the Threshold:  Book 1 by Rinda Elliott
Eden Forest:  Part 1 by Aoife Marie Sheridan
Eternity:  Book 1 by Tmonique Stephens
Ever After by Candace Sams
Finding the Way Back by E.A. West
Fire of the Dragon:  Book 1 by Lori Dillon
First of Springs:  Book 3 by Kelsey Jordan
Five Alarm Lust:  Canadian Heroes Book 1 by Elise Whyles
Flesh and Moonlight by Eric Del Carlo
Forever and Ever, Amen by Liv Rancourt
Full Contact Decorating by Robin Weaver
Have Monster, Will Travel:  Monsters in Hollywood Book 4 by Lila Dubois
Haven:  Book 1 by Celia Breslin
Honor at Stake by Declan Finn
Hope with Stickers:  Book 2 by M.L. Crum
House of Cards by Terri Molina
I Hear Voices by Gail Koger
Immortal Death by Laurel O’Donnell
Immortal Duty by J.K. Coi
Impure Bargains:  Book 1 by Decadent Kane
Isolation (the Saa’ar Chronicles) by A.B. Gayle
Legend Beyond the Stars by S.E. Gilchrist
Lemonade Dreams by Mary Lou George
Lycan Gladiator:  Book 1 by Eva Gordon
Man Trouble by Sabine Ferruci
Marked for Vengeance:  book 1 by S J Pierce
Marked Souls:  Book 1by Michelle Clay
Mating Season by Allie Ritch
Mistakenly Mated by Sonnet O’Dell
Monster on the Mountain by Aurora Russell
Mortal Musing by Aria Glaski
Out of the Smoke by Becca Jameson
Perfect Mate by Mina Carter
Privateer’s Princess by Gail MacMillan
Probabilities:  Book 3 by Lynn Crandall
Promised at the Moon by Rebekah R. Ganiere
Queen of Jastain by Kary Rader
Rattle:  Book 1 by Olivia R. Burton
Raven Moon:  Book 2 by Eva Gordon
Releasing the Demons:  Book 1 by L.D. Rose
Relic:  Book Two by Deena Remiel
Rescued by a Duke by Ruth J. Hartman
Riders of the Lightening Storm:  Book 1 by Jennifer Macaire
Seal of Honor:  Book 1 by Tonya Burrows
Second Chance City by L.A. Kelley
Shift Work: Book 3 by J.C. McKenzie
Skin Deep by Marissa Doyle
Sky Tinted Water:  Book 1 by Keta Diablo
Stormdamage by Kerry Adrienne
Struck by J.M. Davis
Super Love:  Book 1 by Stephanie Beck
Supernova by Jennifer Marting
Surrendering Love’s Sins by Tess Lynne
Ten Yen True by Amanda Armstrong and Christina St. Clair
The Beacon:  Book 1 by Cara Crescent
The Coming of Arabella:  Book 2 by Joanne Guidoccio
The Devil Duke Takes a Bride:  Book 4 by Rachel Van Dyken
The Dragon Chronicles: Book 2 by D.R. Grady
The Fiend of White Buck Hall by Penelope Marzec
The Gate by Kaitlyn O’Conner
The Ice Dragon:  Book 3 by Bianca D’Arcc
The Keeper:  Book 1 by Rebecca E. Neely
The Last Marine by Cara Crescent
The Lycan Hunter: Book 1 by Kelsey Jordan
The Mark of Abel by Viola Ryan
The Mechanic’s Mate:  Book 1 by Mikea Howard
The Plan by Imogene Nix
The Prince of Elantis by Lyn Brittan
The Princess of the Wild:  Book 2 by Lorelei Orion
The Vampire, the Handler, and Me by Eileen Sheehan
The Wolf Within by Mandy Monroe
Three Kings for Sarah by Noa Xireau
Tuesday’s Child by Icy Snow Blackstone
Unspoken by J.A. Garland
Vexed by Wren Michaels
Wake for Me:  Book 1 by Isobel Irons
Warrior Rogue:  Book 2 by Nancy J. Cohen
Weathering Rock by Mae Clair
Whispers in a Dead Man’s Ear
Wind Born:  Book 1 by Cherie Nicholls
Wolf Eye Alibi:  Book 2 by Terri Lyndie
Wolf Nip:  Book 6 by Vivian Arend
Wolf on Wheels:  Book 1 by Layne Macadam

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