2016: My Year in Books! Part 1

One key piece of advice for aspiring authors is to READ, READ, READ.

While I’d heard and read that suggestion everywhere, I didn’t take it seriously until this year. As a result, I did my best to increase the number of books I read in 2016. I’d set a goal on Goodreads for 12 books but, I’m going to read 24 or 25 books this year instead.

That isn’t an earth-shattering number for many others, but for me? It’s a fly me to the moon sort of number. (Uh, I don’t know why I have Frank Sinatra singing in my head, but that’s where the moon reference came from).

So, what did I read this year?

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Introducing … Invier

I’ve introduced Neith as well as Landen Sohr – two characters in Book 1 of the Nome Chronicles Trilogy, The Pursual.

As I get closer to finishing the publication process, I realize I haven’t shared much about a major character called Invier.

Invier is Neith’s boyfriend. (In my head, I said boo, but I’m glad I typed boyfriend, lol). He’s a stubborn fella, but he loves his girl completely.

It was a little difficult figuring out what he looked like in my head. I knew components of his features but then one day, I decided to actually figure out exactly what he looked like

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Finally Finished: ‘An Ember in the Ashes’

So happy I finally finished this book. It was a struggle in the beginning but I enjoyed it in the end.

Yayyyyy!!!

I finally finished reading An Ember in the Ashes and I’m having a happy Britney moment. Continue reading “Finally Finished: ‘An Ember in the Ashes’”