State of the TAM - 10 February

It might snow!

What’s Up?

We are supposed to have snow. This probably isn’t exciting for anyone who GETS snow regularly, but we don’t get a lot of snow anyhow. Especially where I live, since we’re right on the coast. What snow we get tends to gust right over head on its way toward Derry.

It probably won’t lie, but every chance it will freeze into a terrifying mire of slush and black ice. We’ll see!

The Prodigal Blog Tour is well underway. You can find links to the first three blog stops at TA Moore Writes. There’s info about Prodigal by TA Moore, a short story ‘Feet of Clay’ split across six stops, and gift cards to be won!

I’m getting ready to head to ShiMMer next week. It should be easy to pack since I’m there as a reader, not an author, but I’m taking some swag over to hide discreetly around my friend’s guest room until Paris. So there’s a bit of delicate finagling going on with my carry-on.

Speaking of Paris!

Andi Lee, Kim Fielding, KC Wells, Shira Anthony, Aleksandr Voinov, and Bru Baker will also be there so check out their social media for times!

Post ShiMMer, by the way, I’ll be going to the World’s Biggest Primark! I am very excited.

Check out this great review of Downward Facing Dreamboat by Bru Baker on the Paranormal Review Guild!

Reviewed by Shin Mon Thway
Member of the Paranormal Romance Guild Review Team

This is sweet and gooey, and I loved it. If you are looking for a serious and angsty book, this isn’t the one for you but if you are looking for a slow-burn, feel-good, low-angst story, then you found the right one.

Book Rec of the Week/Deal of the Week

Not quite Back in Black, but back to where it all began for Cole and Jae. The whole Dirty Kiss series is on offer now from Dreamspinner Press and Amazon. So check it out.


Poor Private Francis Edmund Bilton. He tried so hard, but his co-star just has effortless screen presence.

Must Read of the Week

I have a stash of these for research, sometimes for books that I am already working on. Frequently, though, I just come across something like this and the ideas just write themselves into being in my head. I mean, c’mon. This is gold, people! Also just really fascinating!

The Oldest Treasures From 12 Great Libraries

When you start to think about the oldest books that a library might hold, there are any number of rabbit holes you can fall down. What’s the oldest book in any particular city? What’s the oldest book in the world? Well, what do you mean by “book”? The oldest written text? The oldest manuscript? The oldest printed material? The oldest bound book?

Read Now

You need to prepare yourself. Maybe take a seat or something? I mean it, you can’t go into this unprepared. This tweet is weapons-grade cute.

These are by Penny Thomson, who makes the most amazing things. Check out this awesome little thing.