Category: Book Talk

John Grisham in Conversation with Candice Millard

On Monday, October 30th, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham appeared in Kansas City, Missouri, for a conversation about books and writing with New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard and Rainy Day Books founder and president, Vivien Jennings. A little over 1200 people attended the intimate, sold out event, and I was one of them. Click the link to read about the event and what was discussed.

Posted November 1, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Duke of Desire by Elizabeth Hoyt (Teaser Excerpt)

DUKE OF DESIRE by Elizabeth Hoyt The Maiden Lane Series #12 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Mass Market Release Pub Date: October 17th 2017 A LADY OF LIGHT Refined, kind, and intelligent, Lady Iris Jordan finds herself the unlikely target of a diabolical kidnapping.  Her captors are the notoriously evil Lords of Chaos.  When one of the masked-and-nude!-Lords spirits her away […]

Posted September 20, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Jodi Ellen Malpas Signs Global Three-Book Deal

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR JODI ELLEN MALPAS SIGNS GLOBAL THREE-BOOK DEAL INCLUDING A NEW INSTALLMENT IN THE PHENOMENAL HIT THIS MAN TRILOGY  With This Man To Be Published in March 2018   New York, NY—September 13, 2017 Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (GCP), has announced that they have acquired the World English language rights for three […]

Posted September 13, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Sale News: Jamie McGuire signs with Forever!

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR JAMIE MCGUIRE SIGNS THREE-BOOK DEAL WITH FOREVER, AN IMPRINT OF GRAND CENTRAL PUBLISHING New York, NY—August 9, 2017 Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (GCP), a division of Hachette Book Group has acquired the world rights from Kevan Lyon of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency to a new trilogy by Jamie McGuire, author […]

Posted August 10, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

EXTRA! EXTRA! We’ve got The Trouble With Mistletoe News!

The Trouble With Mistletoe Jill Shalvis ★  ★  ★ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ★  ★  ★  #PassionIsComing this December with The Trouble With Mistletoe! Passionflix and New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis are thrilled to announce the option of THE TROUBLE WITH MISTLETOE, a standalone novel in the Heartbreaker Bay series. Passionflix, a studio and streaming platform launching this September, is dedicated to turning romance novels into movies and series, and […]

Posted June 9, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Weekend Reads (Steals + Deals + Must Read Books)

Looking for a new weekend read? We’ve got you covered on some great steals, deals, and must read books! 99¢ Kindle eBooks * * * $1.25 Kindle eBooks * * * $1.88 Kindle eBooks * * * $1.99 Kindle eBooks                   * * * $2.24 in Kindle eBooks * * * $2.99 in […]

Posted April 29, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Sunday Fun Day: New Book Purchases

HAPPY WORLD BOOK DAY! In honor of #worldbookday, I thought I would share a couple of books I purchased this morning. The first one, I’ve heard a lot about and since I’ve always loved and enjoyed books by Carly Phillips, I decided to get it. The book? Faking it. The second book, Sinfully Mine, by Kendall Ryan, is a book I […]

Posted April 23, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Saturday On The Shelf: Print Book Haul (January – April 2017)

Hey everyone! Happy Saturday! For those of you who don’t follow me (Deanna Lynn) on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, I thought I’d post a few photos of my recent print book hauls. The largest majority of these books were purchased by me, whether online through Amazon or at a local or semi-local brick and mortar store (Wal-mart, Barnes & Noble, Independent […]

Posted April 8, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Make A Date With Harlequin!

What happens when #HarlequinHeroes go on real-life dates? Visit to get your hands on these awesome#FreeHarlequinReads today! 1. A Baby For the Boss by Maureen Child (9780373734344) 2. Her Werewolf Hero by Michele Hauf (9780373009664) 3. The Sheriff of Horseshoe, Texas by Linda Warren (9780373752539) 4. Her Naughty Holiday by Tiffany Reisz (9780373799206) 5. One Tiny Miracle by Carol Marinelli (9780373067237) 6. […]

Posted March 22, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Sunday Happenings: Books on Sale for Kindle

If you haven’t read these books yet, you might want to go snatch them up over at Amazon today. Temptations of a Wallflower by Eva Leigh Part of The Wicked Quills of London Series $1.99 for Kindle Eva Leigh’s deliciously sexy Wicked Quills of London series continues as a Lady’s secret career writing erotic fiction is jeopardized by real-life romance […]

Posted February 12, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Video: Romance Novels: One of publishing’s hottest trends

Hey guys! So as some of you may know, there was a segment shown on CBS Sunday Morning today about romance novels. In this segment, the lovely Eloisa James, Beverly Jenkins, and Sarah Wendell, the lady behind Smart Bitches, Trashy Books were interviewed along with a feature of The Ripped Bodice bookstore. A great segment, to be sure, and I thought I’d […]

Posted February 12, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

Our Top Reads for 2016

  Okay, so I’m a tad bit late for the bandwagon on this post, but it’s here and that’s what counts, right? 😀 I read a lot of books in 2016, some I loved, some I liked, and some I enjoyed but didn’t quite connect with as well as I would have liked. Today, I’m going to list my top […]

Posted January 15, 2017 by Deanna Lynn

And The Story Begins October Unboxing (2016)

Hey guys! I’m here to do my first subscription box unboxing. This one is for the October 2016 And the Story Begins subscription box that I ordered. I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised with the books I received because both books are ones I would buy myself and read. By the time I signed up for this particular service, […]

Posted November 12, 2016 by Deanna Lynn

Weekend Reads

Hey guys! I thought I’d start a new weekend feature about what I’m reading. I’d also love to know about what you’re reading, so if you’re so inclined, be sure to comment with your current/past/future reads. I’m always looking for new books and authors so I’d love to hear about books you’ve enjoyed and loved, or even ones you didn’t […]

Posted October 15, 2016 by Deanna Lynn

American Assassin by Vince Flynn (Book Review + Movie News)

Hey guys. I just wanted to take a few moments to talk about American Assassin. You can read my review of the book below, but I wanted to give you a little background on what led me to want to read this book. Because it might seem like it’s out of my normal reading range to you, but in truth, it’s really not. […]

Posted September 25, 2016 by Deanna Lynn

Stationary Book Tag

Hey guys! I was tagged by Andie @ Books, Coffee, & Passion last night in the Stationary Book Tag that’s been going around on a few blogs. So thank you to Andie, and to @RiverMooseReads for creating this fun book tag. Thank the creator: Sam @ RiverMoosReads Answer the questions. Add pictures! (If you want and are able to) Tag […]

Posted September 25, 2016 by Deanna Lynn