Illustrated Temptations: Poughkeepsie Begins by Debra Anastasia


“You will never be alone! We’re together. Do you understand?.”Beckett

How could you not love Beckett? Cole? and Blake? These three have always been on the list of my favorite book boyfriends. They made a comeback after the happily ever after on Saving Poughkeepsie. It’s not a continuation though. It’s a rewind from the start, when the bromance blossoms between the three. I had a love-hate moment reading Poughkeepsie Begins. There were so many heart wrenching scenes that I truly cannot imagine happening to these young boys. But everything that they went through really defines and molds the strong foundation of their brotherhood.

Debra will always be on my top favorite authors.

Check out some of my favorite scenes…

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The Ultimate Character Celebration!

I thought it might be fun to do something a little different today. I want YOU to plan the ultimate celebration for your favorite character, and tell us all about it.

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I’m Just Curious…Meeting Characters

This week I’m just curious about which character you would most like to meet if it were somehow possible. Alternate universe maybe 😉

And, under what circumstance? Date? Drinks? Dinner? Shopping? Something else?

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I’m Just Curious…

I’m a curious person. Always have been and hope I always will be. Big things, little things, things of importance, inconsequential things…you get the picture. As a blogger I’m curious about how people respond so differently to storylines, writing styles, characters, etc., and I’m hoping you’ll indulge my curiosity from time to time on different bookish topics…

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Thoughtful Thursday: Borrowing Characters? Yay! or No Way?

How do you feel about authors (in a non-fanfiction setting) borrowing other authors characters. For example, there have been several authors who have included Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in their books as main characters.

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Our Favorite Secondary Characters of 2014


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Secondary characters can play a crucial role in the storyline of our favorite books. These are the ones who made our best of 2014 list…

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Blogiversary Blowout: Introducing Henry Clayton from Something Wicked by Carol Oates!

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I’ve been a fan of Carol Oates and her books since 2011. The first book I read and loved of hers was Ember, so I was very happy when she said yes to helping us celebrate.

Now I’m going to turn it over to Carol…

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Man Candy Monday: Mmmm…David Gandy!

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It’s no secret that I picture David Gandy as my perfect Professor Gabriel Emerson. Aside from that tho I just personally find him incredibly HOT! So, every once in a while I like to give him his own post, and that’s what today’s Man Candy Monday is all about. Some of the pictures are older, but hopefully I found one or two that will be new to you.

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Sundays In Bed With…Jamie Fraser from the OUTLANDER series by Diana Gabaldon

”What book boyfriend is in your bed this morning?”

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THE BEAUMONT SERIES by Heidi McLaughlin – Character Blitz

Today we’re bringing you a character blitz from the Beaumont series by Heidi McLaughlin. 

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