Shannon Stacey

Archive for December, 2010

Why Gizmo wins the Nerf wars by default

Gizmo’s always been the silent type. Except for a little squirrel-esque chatter with her sister, she doesn’t say much. The only exception is when she’s carrying around one of her “babies”.

She’s never actually had kittens. The very first day the vet tells me a pet is old enough to be fixed, I’m there at 8am with pet and checkbook in hand. But we had a soft, smushy ball of some sort and a long time ago she started carrying … Read More »

Christmas with Her Boss by Marion Lennox

Christmas with Her Boss (Harlequin Romance #4205)Christmas with Her Boss by Marion Lennox
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved this book. I started it yesterday and immediately fell in love. I even sulked a little when it was bedtime because I wanted to keep reading. Then I got up early this morning, hoping to get some work done, but read straight through to the end instead.

Charming is a word that comes immediately to mind. The hero is deliciously growly and withdrawn, but we … Read More »

Happy news

First up, Sarah Wendell included Exclusively Yours on her list of Best Romances of 2010 for Kirkus Reviews. A really, really loud squeee later, my dog’s nerves will never be the same, but I’m so wicked thrilled!

And I’m excited that Holiday Sparks is helping make holiday seasons a little more jolly! From a review left on Amazon by a reader:

Holiday Sparks was a wonderful steamy hot holiday romance that had me grinning ear-to-ear through the entire story.

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The life of a teenage diva

I’m not very good at math, but I think Mini’s a teenager at the moment. She’s two years and nine months old, so she’s maybe slightly older than a teen in dog years, but she’s a teenager at heart.

I can’t her lazy butt out of bed in the morning.

When she first started sleeping with us, she would jump out of bed as soon as my alarm went off. (Now she only does that on weekends.) After … Read More »

More traveling and uh-oh

I’m guest-blogging again! Today I’m at Novel Thoughts, talking about holiday movies and one in particular which amuses the hell out of me.

Unfortunately, I Do. Not. Feel. Good.

I think I’ll be curling up on the couch with my fleece blanket, my dog, my notebook and a pen. And my iPod Touch, of course, which will keep me somewhat in the loop if I can muster the ambition to reach over to the coffee table and pick it … Read More »

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