Shannon Stacey

Archive for February, 2010

Ironic timing

Yesterday I blogged about my mad love for my iPod Touch as a digital reader and the reasons why I wouldn’t buy a dedicated e-book reader.

Today I ordered a Nook.

Yeah, I know. But apparently one of my personalities let one of my other personalities touch the debit card.

The good news: as soon as it gets here you can get a review of the Nook from the point of view of a totally technically-inept reader.

Why the Nook … Read More »

Is it in yet?

Topics have a way of cycling through the romance community, coming and going and coming around again. A common one is reality in romance, which will often spawn a sub-conversation about virgin heroines and their first time around the block, so to speak.

Common complaints include the heroine not feeling enough pain or not being sore after or having fabulously awesome multiple orgasms right out of the starting gate. Okay, fine. A woman’s first time having sex doesn’t usually … Read More »

My iPod, AKA reading central

I’ve been asked this question twice in the last week: “Hey, Shan, since you only read digital, when are you going to upgrade to a real ebook reader?” Real, in this context, meaning dedicated, I guess—the Sony Reader, the Nook, the Kindle—instead of my iPod Touch.

First of all, I have a Sony 505. I prefer the iPod. And as for upgrading to a new and improved model? No reason to. I’m pretty happy reading digital books on my iPod … Read More »

The Amazing Race is back!

Since its very first episode, The Amazing Race has been our favorite show and we were thrilled they didn’t let it go as long between seasons this time.

Early favorites: I’m not sure how they’ll do, but I love Jet and Cord (the cowboys) and Dan and Jordan (the brothers — “I’m gay.” “I’m not.” They cracked me up.)

I didn’t realize Jeff & Jordan from Big Brother would be on there. While I think she’s frighteningly dim, she’s very … Read More »

NO SURRENDER is up for Book of the Week!

No Surrender is one of the books eligible for Book of the Week at Long and Short Reviews! (Voting is Saturday and Sunday only!)

You can read Viscaria’s awesome review here, which starts with:

Sometimes you read a book and you turn the last page and even though you know it’s done, you’re disappointed. And yet, you have a goofy smile on your face. That’s exactly what happened when I read the last word of this book. Ms.

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