RITA Award-I’m Watching You

Award Who: Rita Clay Estrada, Romance Writer’s of America’s first presidentWhat: Novels and novellas - best first book; contemporary; historical; erotic; romanic suspense; paranormal; young adult; religious or spiritual elementsWhen: 1982-2019 replaced by the Vivian Award in 2020 because it was receiving criticism for a lack of diverse authors Prize: NAOther winners: https://www.rwa.org/Online/Awards/RITA/Past_RITA_Winners.aspx Novel I'm… Continue reading RITA Award-I’m Watching You

Man Booker International Award- Satantango

--Dystopian adj: relating to or denoting an imagined state or society where there is great suffering or injustice. Starting Book it Babe's Project 2021 with this dystopian novel. To get acquainted with my project check out https://bookitbabe.com/ Award Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2015. Written originally in Hungarian by Laszlo Krasznahorkai. Translated by… Continue reading Man Booker International Award- Satantango

Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey by Kathleen Rooney

We officers tried to provide relief when we could, but in that tense atmosphere any generous act might also be an affront to dignity. Dignity, I was often reminded, is something most men prize above their very lives. My men were prepared to risk the latter for me, and in return they expected me to… Continue reading Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey by Kathleen Rooney

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Garcia-Moreno

Folktales are full of such coincidences that are never coincidences at all, but the brittle games of powerful forces. If you follow trends in novels, then you must have heard of this book by now, or at least the author's other famous novel Mexican Gothic. I put Gods of Jade and Shadow on my hold… Continue reading Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Garcia-Moreno

The Lynburn Legacy Trilogy: Unspoken, Untold, Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan

Kami had been hearing a voice in her head all her life.  When she was eight, people had thought it was cute that she had an imaginary friend. It was very different now that she was seventeen.  Kami was accustomed to people thinking she was crazy.” –From Unspoken With witty dialogue reminiscent of the Gilmore Girls, the teenage… Continue reading The Lynburn Legacy Trilogy: Unspoken, Untold, Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan