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A Day In The Life Of An RT Intern

BY admin, JUNE 30, 2010 | PERMALINK

Lizzie Poteet, one of RT's two summer interns, reflects on her first major assignment: An RT exclusive author interview with Heather Graham.

It was my second day of work in the big, bad New York City and I was a little overwhelmed. After all, New York is a long way from my home in the suburbs of Nashville -- far geographically, culturally and mentally. I’m confused by the subway system, the New York City streets and I still can’t get a handle on the difference between uptown and downtown. Thankfully, I had somehow managed to find the RT BOOK REVIEWS office in Brooklyn with a minimum of confusion and wrong turns and now faced my second day of my first internship.

No pressure, it’s just an internship at My Dream Job.


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On The Bookshelves Tuesday 6/29/2010

BY admin, JUNE 29, 2010 | PERMALINK

Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance

  Love In The Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas

"Uncoventional, delightful, touching and unforgettable."

 

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller


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Tags: Romantic Suspense, RT Daily Blog, Erotica, Mainstream, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult
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Janni Nell Asks The Audience

BY admin, JUNE 28, 2010 | PERMALINK
 

Author Janni Nell stops by to give us a behind-the-scenes look at the making of her novel Allegra Fairweather: Paranormal Investigator. And don't miss her question for readers at the end of the blog entry.


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Tags: E-Book, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy
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Summer Heat Genre Giveaway

BY admin, JUNE 23, 2010 | PERMALINK

In honor of this week's summer heat, we are giving away some of the hottest books to be released between June 10th and 29th. We are giving away books from aross the genres. So whether you are a fan of historicals, like Courtesan's Kiss by Mary Blayney, or thrillers, like Barry Eisler's Inside Out, we've got a book for you.

All you need to do is pick the genre that you'd like to win, and follow the instructions below!


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Tags: RT Daily Blog, Erotica, Inspirational, Mainstream, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult
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On The Shelves Tuesday 6/22/2010

BY admin, JUNE 22, 2010 | PERMALINK

Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance

  Twice Tempted By A Rogue by Tessa Dare

"A great book that deserves a place on your keeper shelf"  

 


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Author Interview With Gail Carriger

BY admin, JUNE 22, 2010 | PERMALINK
 

Gail Carriger, author of the Alexia Tarabotti series, is interviewed by RT BOOK REVIEWS Assistant Web Editor Whitney Sullivan about her supernatural steampunk heroine and where the series is headed ...

Whitney Sullivan: Your heroine, Alexia Tarabotti, has no soul (and her partner is a werewolf) - what does she find most inconvenient about these unusual circumstances?

Gail Carriger: She will turn supernatural creatures mortal when she touches them. This can be terribly embarrassing, not to say fatal, for said creatures. It also means that on several occasions certain baser elements of society are actively trying to kill her, without proper introduction – so rude. One side effect of her soulless state is that Alexia is very practical in her approach to coping with most problems (including said werewolf partner). She either bashes them over the head with her parasol, or talks at them, with equally disastrous results.


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Post A Review for a Chance To Win a 2011 RT BOOKLOVERS CONVENTION Registration

BY admin, JUNE 11, 2010 | PERMALINK

On your mark, get set, post your own review!

On each of our book reviews, you can tell us (and your fellow readers) exactly what you think of the books you have read. Now is the time to let everyone know your opinion about your favorite (or not so favorite) stories. With over 40,000 reviews on the RT BOOK REVIEWS site, the possibilities to share are almost endless.

Now until August 1st, each time you review a book you will be entered to win a free registration to the 2011 RT BOOKLOVERS Convention in L.A. The more reviews you post, the more chances you have to win. We will randomly choose one lucky winner to receive the free convention registration.

Not registered as a visitor? No problem! Click here to sign up for an RT site login. Its free and easy.

Already have a login? You are ready to post. Use the advanced book search for help finding the titles you would like to review.

Official Contest Rules >>

Let us know what books you are reviewing - comment below and keep us informed!


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Tags: RT Daily Blog, Convention, E-Book, Erotica, Inspirational, Mainstream, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult
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Dangerous Women Fight Breast Cancer

BY admin, JUNE 10, 2010 | PERMALINK

Join the fight against breast cancer. The authors of the Dangerous Women Writing blog have come up with a way for you to help eradicate breast cancer.

When author Jennifer Haymore was diagnosed with breast cancer, she turned to her fellow authors and bloggers on Dangerous Women Writing for help. Haymore asked that the women create a way for people to donate money to support the fight.

The authors Dawn Halliday, Cynthia Eden, Caridad Pineiro, Donna Grant and Lisa Renee Jones quickly started a store where the proceeds go to helping end breast cancer.

Want to participate? You can visit their store for merchandise or support their efforts with a link on your website, blog or Facebook page.

Visit the store >>

Visit their blog >>


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Tags: RT Daily Blog, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, Romance
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Kelly Meding To Continue Her Urban Fantasy Series

BY Whitney Sullivan, JUNE 10, 2010 | PERMALINK
 

Kelly Meding, author of Three Days To Dead, has just signed a deal with Dell to continue the Evy Stone series through book four. The series starter, Three Days To Dead, is "a thrilling urban fantasy full of desperate humans and menacing evil" with "impressive" world-building.

For atleast three more books, the recently reanimated Evy Stone will continue policing the Dregs, the non-humang population of her city. Medding shares that Evy will have "alot of growing up to do" as she works to keep the Dregs' existence a secret from the city's human population. Fans can expect to see familiar faces as well as what Meding calls "a lot of shifts in the power dynamics between the various races." And the author warns, expect Evy's romantic life to "take an unexpected turn."


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Infinity By Sherrilyn Kenyon Giveaway

BY admin, JUNE 09, 2010 | PERMALINK
 

Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon got 4 1/2 stars and is a Top Pick for June!

The urban fantasy takes place within the world of Kenyon's Dark-Hunters. But, Infinity begins a prequel series called Chronicles of Nick. This new series follows teenage Nick Gautier to trace how this human became involved with the mythical Dark-Hunters.

RT Senior Reviewer Jill M. Smith says of Infinity, "that part of Nick’s future destiny is already known adds poignancy to this exciting tale as past, present and potential futures collide. The imagination of Kenyon is a wonder to behold and an amazing place to visit!"


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