Author Archives: eileendandashi

About eileendandashi

I am a lover of books, both reading and writing. 2018 marks the beginning of my own journey from writer to published author. This blog will showcase various authors' thoughts on the elements of novel crafting, and my attempts to find my voice in writing. While journaling this journey, I hope to encourage others to follow their dreams. Book reviews continue as I have the last four years, only making time for my new pursuits.

Ever wonder just how a read is a great read? See what I’ve planned for next month.

I’m so excited to start another aspect of my blog—learning how to write a novel.  I’m doing it to help me and to help those who are interested in becoming good writers. It may also make reading more interesting because … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Discover J.R. Ward’s The Black Dagger Brotherhood series with this new release (January 7) PRISONER OF NIGHT Book 16.5

PRISONER OF NIGHT The Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J. R. Ward On Sale: January 7, 2019 Gallery Books | E-book Original E-ISBN: 9781501195174 | $5.99 (My review follows book excerpt) Publisher’s Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward … Continue reading

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Review: THE WINTER OF THE WITCH by Katherine Arden ~ seep yourself in the winter forests of medieval Russia in this fantasy triology ~ releases January 8, 2019

  Title:  The Winter of the Witch  Winternight Trilogy Book 3 Author: Kathleen Arden Genre: Literary Fiction, Fantasy Pages: 384 Published by: Del Rey Published Date: January 8, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B077LT812J  Winternight Trilogy: The … Continue reading

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Review: THE HIGHLAND RENEGADE by Amy Jarecki set to release January 8, 2019

  Title:  The Highland Renegade  Lords of the Highlands Book 5 Author: Amy Jarecki Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 368 Published by: Forever Published Date: January 8, 2019 Sold by: Hachette Book Group ASIN: B07CWQQ2S7  Lords of the Highlands series: The … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: UNENDING LOVE by Kathryn Le Veque ~ part of the de Lohr Dynasty

Totally worth listening to more than twice.  Great story in production! Title: Unending Love de Lohr Dynasty Author: Kathryn Le Veque Genre: Historical Romance, Medieval Pages: 293 Published by: Dragonblade Publishing, Inc., 3 edition Published Date: May 7, 2014 ASIN: … Continue reading

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Review: EARL OF HEARTS from the Farthingale Series by Meara Platt. Releases January 1, 2019!

  Title: Earl of Hearts The Farthingale Series Book 6 Author: Meara Platt Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 303 Publication Date: January 1, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B07JBDHVB5   Publisher’s Summary: Love comes to those who need … Continue reading

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Review: ONCE UPON A DUKE by Erica Ridley ~ fun holiday reading throughout the year!

Title: Once Upon a Duke   12 Dukes of Christmas, Book 3 Author: Erica Ridley Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 159 Published by: WebMotion Published Date: November 20, 2018 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B07GQJDSSW Publisher’s Summary:  Love, Actually… Rumor … Continue reading

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Review: A SULTRY PERFORMANCE by Jessica Lauryn ~ entangle yourself in mystery and suspense within The Rabourn Theater Series

  Title: The Sultry Performance The Rabourn Theater Series Book 3 Author: Jessica Lauryn Genre: Contemporary Suspense Pages: 303 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Published Date: December 4, 2018 ASIN: B07KFM63QW   The Rabourn Theater Series: A Passionate Play … Continue reading

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Review: THE HIGHLAND CHIEFTAIN by Amy Jarecki ~ part of Lords of the Highlands Series! Next month a new release!

    Title: The Highland Chieftain Lords of the Highlands Series, Book 4 Author: Amy Jarecki Genre: Historical Fiction, Scottish Setting: 1711, Scotland Pages: 352 Published by: Forever Published Date: July 31, 2018 Sold by: Hachette Book Group ASIN: B0776SGGWZ Lords … Continue reading

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Advanced Reader’s Copy Review: TRIAL OF A WARRIOR by Mary Morgan ~ indulge in this fantasy world where Fae and human collide

Title: Trial of a Warrior  Legends of the Fenian Warriors, Book 3 Author: Mary Morgan Genre: Fantasy, Time Travel, Paranormal Pages: 283 Published by: The Wild Rose Press, Inc Published Date: December 12, 2018 ASIN: B07JGMH8XS   Publisher’s Summary: “You met them in the Order of the … Continue reading

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