Friday, August 26, 2016

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Fangirl Friday - Great fantasy authors I've discovered in 2016

This year I decided to myself I was going to read more books written by men.  It seems that over previous years I've tended to read a lot of female authors. What that translates to, is I haven't been reading very many fantasy books!! That's all changed this year and I thought I would share with you some of the authors I've discovered. This is new to me fantasy, where I've been reading the author's first series and it's been a lot of fun.  The imagination and worlds these authors have created has truly been a pleasure to read. I can't wait to see what new works they produce in the future. Let's have a brief rundown of three great series. Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne by Brian Staveley, The Bloodsounder's Arc by Jeff Salyards and Greatcoats by Sebastien de Castell. There are great authors to watch for in the future. Their storytelling brings the Annurian Empire, the Syldoon Empire and Tristia to life.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

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There went my Zen moment of tranquil chi. Blackout rage, aisle five. 

Destined for an Early Grave
~~Jeaniene Frost 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Just hit me with the dick talk, I can take it,” Owen groaned.  
“You can take the dick?” Kelly deadpanned.  
Owen stared at the camera, and Kelly fought hard not to grin. He finally lost and snorted, unable to pull a straight face to match Owen’s.

Part & Parcel by Abigail Roux

What the Wenches Are Reading

"A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people." Will Rogers
And you get both with the Wenches!

Click through to see what we've been reading this week. And share what you've been reading in the comments below! 

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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“He wanted to care, he wanted to care so badly, but there was this gap between what he felt and what he wanted to feel, a space where something important had been carved out.”

Monday, August 22, 2016

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Every time I think I'm getting wiser, more in control of my actions, I go slamming into a situation that makes me excruciatingly aware that all I've succeeded in doing is swapping one set of delusions for a more elaborate, attractive set of delusions--that's me, the Queen of Self-Deception.

~~Karen Marie Moning

Summer Reading List 2016

Way back at the beginning of June, 25 Summer Books You Can Take To The Beach popped up on my Facebook newsfeed. I was curious and, with a long summer ahead, motivated to indulge.

I shared the list with my fellow Wenches, and some of us decided to partake. We each selected one or more books and promised to come back and share our thoughts with each other and you, our dear readers. It's mind boggling how quickly the summer has passed, but we finally checked in with what we've read so far.

We haven't finished everything that caught our eye, but we haven't given up yet, either. For some of us, kids are already back in school; others have almost another month to enjoy summer indulgences! So who knows, we might still manage to polish off a few more of these books before the leaves begin to fall from the trees.

We hope that you have also had a wonderful June, July, and August, with plenty of "me" time to indulge your love of reading.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Quote of the Day

“If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad.”  

Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey.

Game of Thrones Man Candy: The Living Edition

I don't know about you, Saucy Readers, but I am a huge fan of Game of Thrones and it's book equivalent, A Song of Ice and Fire. I am also a fan of hot men. So, for this Fangirl Friday, I am combining the two. I actually had so many men listed from this show, that I had to break it into two different parts. This one features characters that are still alive. Still alive on the show, I should clarify. None of us know, yet, what will happen in the last two books. Did you hear that George RR Martin? We don't have the last two books yet! Keep writing! Anyway, stay with me after the break to see some delicious Game of Thrones actors. And, here is your obligatory spoiler warning. This post will reveal some details of this past season! Wench Angela, you've been warned.