Excerpt: KISS ME IN PARIS by Karpov Kinrade (+ GIVEAWAY!)

It is my pleasure today to post an excerpt of Karpov Kinrade‘s contemporary new adult romance, Kiss Me in Paris. I love this wife-and-husband author team, and I love this book! It’s currently on sale for $0.99 — you’ve GOT to…

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Tattoo Stories

I got my first tattoo the fall of my sophomore year in college, which means I was…19? And it was late in the year 2000. Wow. 13 years ago. That would explain why it’s so faded. In any case, I…

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Embrace the green cheese

The scene of the crime. A few days ago, I was making Play-Doh figurines with my two-year-old, Zoe (of “52 Stories for Zozo” fame). For her birthday she got a Play-Doh “picnic kit” which came with molds and clay; her…

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52 Stories for Zozo

Posted by Anne Chaconas on Jun 24, 2013 in 52 Stories for Zozo, Blog | My darlin’ Zozo. I can NEVER resist this face–and she knows it. My two-year-old, Zoe, loves to “read” (where she opens up her board books…

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The Non-Sportsman’s Survival Guide to the Super Bowl

In just under three weeks, one of the biggest sporting events of the year will take place: Super Bowl XLVII (aka Super Bowl 2013 or the one where Destiny’s Child is doing the Halftime Show OMG!). This also means that,…

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The Book Thief

My very first “big person” book—by which I mean a book that was longer than 100 pages and had words I had to look up in the dictionary to understand—was Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. I was twelve years old. The book…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR, FREAKS. » Anne Chaconas, Writer

I have a lot of teeny-tiny resolutions for 2013, but I only have one big one: EMBRACE FEAR. If my relentless self-reflection has taught me one thing, it is that fear should be my compass and not my deterrent. It…

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Book Review: “The Hungry Heart” by Brenda Gayle

Title: The Hungry Heart Author: Brenda Gayle Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc. (Champagne Rose) Book genre: Romance Number of pages: 324 Book summary (from Amazon.com): Child advocate Nora Cross doesn’t have time for the private cooking lesson her sister won at a charity auction. Hunter Graham,…

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Book Review: “The Angry Woman Suite” by Lee Fullbright

Title: The Angry Woman Suite Author: Lee Fullbright Publisher: Telemachus Press, LLC (March 10, 2012) Book genre: Literary Fiction Number of pages: 378 Book summary (from Amazon.com): When overbearing former big band star Francis Grayson mentions the “murdering bitches” who supposedly ruined his life, his resentful stepdaughter…

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SCREW THE RULES » Anne Chaconas, Writer

Back in July, I wrote a post asking writers to please stop treating their readers like idiots. I encourage you to amble on over and take a gander at it, if nothing else because it really seemed to resonate with…

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