I’m so pleased to offer author J.C. Wing’s contribution to the Author Dream Series this month! I was an only child until I was five, and even when the man who would eventually become my stepdad came into my life, bringing with him a daughter and a son, I still felt very much as though … Continue reading Author Dream Series – J.C. Wing
***This post is part of the Hollywood’s Hispanic Heritage Blogathon, hosted by Aurora of the Once Upon a Screen blog. *** ***Some spoilers*** “The variations on the role of the Western heroine found in Michelena’s characters are unusual for their time, allowing for an unprecedented fluidity in both ethnic and gender identity.” (Lyons, par. 6) … Continue reading Unprecedented Fluidity: Beatriz Michelena in Salomy Jane (1914)
Photo Credit: Book cover for the Dover Thrift Edition of Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth, 2002, uploaded 6 July 2008 by Wolf Gang: Wolf Gang/Flickr/CC BY SA 2.0 "'Once—twice—you gave me the chance to escape from my life, and I refused it: refused it because I was a coward.'" (Lily Bart to Lawrence Selden, … Continue reading “She Can’t Help It”: Revisiting Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth
I spend a lot of time on social media sharing other people’s posts because I know that sharing is caring. So here’s a chance to show the love to a list of authors who are asking you to visit and share their posts on Facebook and Twitter. And for that, you get a chance to … Continue reading Social Sharing Giveaway!
Most people know that BookBub has such great deals on ebooks but did you know that you can also follow your favorite authors to get the latest news on what they’re publishing and when they have BookBub deals going? Here’s a giveaway where you can do that and also enter for a chance to win … Continue reading Follow Me On BookBub Giveaway!
Love Halloween? So do I! So I’m happy to be participating in this giveaway. It has a lot of authors throwing their prizes into the pot with prize packages. And that’s not all. There’s also a grand prize of $150 Paypal cash! My prize package includes the following: An ebook copy of Gnarled Bones and … Continue reading Spooktacular Authors Halloween Giveaway
Goodreads is becoming one of my favorite social media platforms as a reader and it’s a really fun place to be if you like books. This giveaway gives you a chance to follow authors on Goodreads to get a glimpse of what they’re reading, what they think of books, what they recommend and, of course, … Continue reading I Heart Goodreads Giveaway!
***This post is part of the Movie Scientist Blogathon, hosted by Christina Wehner.*** ***Some spoilers*** “[The film] has, in the person of Malita, what… may be the silver screen’s very first female mad scientist.” (El Santo, par. 9) A few weeks ago, I participated in the Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon with this blog post. I focused … Continue reading The First Female Mad Scientist – Malita in The Devil-Doll (1936)
***This post is part of the It’s Just a Joke: The Movie Parody Blogathon, hosted by Movie Movie Blog Blog.*** ***Some spoilers*** “Smile… is such a pungent surprise, a rollicking satire that misses few of the obvious targets…” (Canby, par. 2) The 1970’s was a great time for the social satire film genre. Historically, the … Continue reading A Pungent Surprise – Smile (1975)
You know the old movies where the newsboys with their caps back over their heads run through the streets, yelling “Extrey! Extrey! Read all about it!” Well, you can read all about the work some great authors are doing and what they’re up to in their newsletters. This giveaway allows you to sign up for … Continue reading Read All About It Giveaway!