While a lot of people were out tricking this weekend, I decided to stick with the treats--in more ways than one. Yes, I overindulged in the Snickers and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and maybe I had a tad too many Kit Kats and Peanut M & M's but that's not the treat I'm talking about today.
On more than one occasion, I've blogged about my lack of reading time. Writing has taken precedence over that particular joy in my life. I miss my books. I miss the escape. I decided to allow myself to put writing aside for just a few days and really treat myself to a book or two. I did just that and the reward was priceless, plus it had zero calories (unlike the 12 candy bars I consumed).
I figured it would be best to stick with books that were within the same genre of my WIP--the paranormal. Not hard to do since it happens to be my favorite genre to read! These 2 books were particularly inspiring and I'd like to share them with you today in hopes that you'll treat yourself.
1) Seduce Me In Shadow (A Doomsday Brethren Novel) by Shayla Black
This is book 2 in the series and I can tell you that book 1, Tempt Me With Darkness was equally as good. Ms. Black writes about wizards in a way I never expected. Tall, strong, handsome and powerful. They wield wands like a warrior would a sword. The Doomsday Brethren ooze sex appeal. The heroines...equally as appealing. Book 3, Possess Me at Midnight, was just released and will soon be in my greedy little hands!
2) Untouchable by Kresley Cole
Kresley Cole has teamed up with Gena Showalter in a holiday collection called Deep Kiss of Winter. I will start on Ms. Showalter's story, Tempt Me Eternally, tonight. But I will tell you that Kresley Cole has done it again. She is one of my all time favorites. She is amazingly talented and has a way of making you fall in love with all her characters--primary and secondary, male and female, good and bad. While immersed in her stories you find yourself believing in all lore, legends and myths.
Now I'm motivated to get back to writing and have quite a few ideas I need to get down. This was definitely something I needed. A way to recharge!
How do you get recharged?
SIS Barb aka Elle J Rossi