Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Best of the Bookshelf -- March

It's the March edition of Best of the Bookshelf, where the Playfriends bring you gems from our collections...

Instigator is reading:
First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones.

Charley Davidson is a part time private investigator and full time grim reaper. While her extra powers give her a leg up on her day job, they also complicate her life in ways that are interesting and imaginative. Great read!!

Playground Monitor is reading:
The Accidental Bestseller by Wendy Wax.

Four writing friends join forces to help one of the group who is having personal problems that have led to writer’s block. They collaborate on a book, which becomes a surprise bestseller and then the scrutiny of their lives begins. What’s fact and what’s fiction? And can their friendship survive?

Smarty Pants is reading:
Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran

Everyone knows what happened to Marc Antony and Cleopatra, but what of their three orphaned children? In Cleopatra's Daughter, Michelle Moran blends history and fiction to bring to life the tale of Selene and Alexander, the two children who survive the journey back to Rome after their capture by Emperor Octavian. A fascinating portrait of the intrigue and danger of Imperial Rome as seen through the eyes of a young girl.

Angel is reading:
Roane by Marie Harte

My sister introduced me to a great paranormal erotic author whose series I am just starting. In the three years since Project Dawn disbanded, Roane Weston and his men continue to fight the good fight. Now civilians, his squad--Circe's Recruits--works for a private organization bent on cleaning up the mess left in the wake of Project Dawn's rebirth. Run by Elliot Pearl, a ruthless millionaire, Pearson Labs continues to create Circs, people who have been genetically changed. When needed, these Circs take on an altered form, one neither man nor animal, but something in between. But unlike Roane and his squad, the Circs coming out of Pearson Labs aren't sane... Except for Caitlyn Chase, a female Roane can't get out of his mind. Intense, sexy read!

Problem Child is reading:
Surf, Sea and a Sexy Stranger by Heidi Rice

I actually had a different book picked out for this month, but then a package from Heidi appeared in my mailbox and this little gem was inside (available in the US next month!). Heidi’s heroes are always hot and the stories suck me in. And anyway, how many romance novels start with the heroine having to literally save the hero’s life with some mouth-to-mouth!

And a bonus book for March in case you haven’t been around the Playground at all recently…


robertsonreads said...

Sounds like some wonderful reads. I have Kimberly's book ordered from my mom, who will pass it on to me. Also, I will look for Heidi's book, which sounds good to me.

Have a great day everyone!

Stephanie Jones said...

These all look good but that Cleopatra's Daughter book looks really interesting!

Thanks for sharing with us!

Anonymous said...

Ooohh, some good options here. I always like to be introduced to something I might have missed on a bookshelf.