Shannon Stacey


Barnes & Noble, mosquitoes, and Unlocked by Courtney Milan

First up—readers are asking me daily now when Yours To Keep will be available to pre-order from Barnes & Noble for the Nook. I really, really wish I had an answer for that. I’m checking several times a day, but so far all I’m getting for the effort is frustration. All I can say is that it will, at some point, definitely be available for the Nook. It’s currently available for pre-order directly from Carina Press and from Amazon for the Kindle/Kindle apps.

Despite starting our weekend stuck in a McDonald’s waiting for the hail to stop, some breathtaking thunder & lightening storms, and Deet-resistant hordes of mosquitoes, we had a good weekend. I put about 70 miles on my machine, which isn’t much for a long weekend, but considering how much of the trail system was under water or washed out, it wasn’t bad.

I did take some time out to curl up on my deck and read Unlocked, a novella by Courtney Milan. I don’t read a lot of post-Medieval historicals, so I can’t tell you if it was Victorian or Regency or what, but I can tell you it had an Earl and a Lady, and it was very, very good. Very unusual and emotional and engrossing and romantic, and very much worth more than the 99-cent price tag. I ignored the lure of my four-wheeler, mud puddles and chocolate-frosted brownies to finish it, so you know it was good!

Less than a week until Yours To Keep releases!

3 comments to “Barnes & Noble, mosquitoes, and Unlocked by Courtney Milan”

  1. MJ
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      · June 1st, 2011 at 5:57 am · Link

    It’s at BN.com now. I preordered it last night!



  2. Andrew Powell
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      · June 3rd, 2011 at 1:31 am · Link

    I really wonder if these e-readers like this one and the Kindle are going to become obsolete soon with the iPad being such a popular alternative with so much more functionality.



  3. Shannon
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      · June 5th, 2011 at 10:49 am · Link

    I think the e-ink screens still offer the best reading experience and they’re very simple to use. And I, personally, find the iPad to be too heavy to use it as my primary reader. I only use it when my option is PDF.







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