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I feel horrible. My emails are supposed to be sent 10 days apart for my VIP Subs, but I realized that two of my planned newsletters went out at the same time.
LIKE WTF. To realize that the second one was set to go off ‘zero’ days after the previous email. So they got this week and next weeks email. Granted the Gif with the guy and gun, is a little over the top, but it’s how i’m feeling. I want to send an apology email, but then that’s friggn THREE emails in one night.
I’ll post my sorry here, if anyone happens to stop by.
No, seriously though, Why I Love vampires? Why the paranormal? Why did I choose to write about vampires vampyres over all other creatures that go bump in the night?
Vampyres, My, Oh My!
There are so many books and movies, covering all kinds of mythologies surrounding these immortal creatures. I love them. I absolutely adored them from the moment, I first watched Buffy The Vampire Slayer with my mom. Most importantly I love all the different ideas surrounding them. I love how you can brand this species in any way an author see’s fit. It all excites and interests me, and I don’t bash any particular idea, to what one person may feel a Vampyre should be like. Every author, every book has it’s own ideas to the fictional characters. I can’t hate and nor will I ever.
I love how almost every vampyre movie or book I’ve read, vampyre’s seem to radiate confidence. I mean come on, who wouldn’t envy someone with that unyielding level of awesome. It’s almost blinding, and on a human level, wouldn’t you admire someone who is sure of themselves in every way? Sure, if it was in your face ‘Im better than you‘, that most vampyre’s in Hollywood tend to have, then maybe not. But nope, that is not what I’m talking. I admire confident individuals, just saying.
Their teeth, they fascinate me. The idea behind a ‘person’ that looks drop dead gorgeous but can ultimately reveal their true nature and ravage you in the next second, and I’m not talking sexually- Is very interesting, to at least me. Think of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, those vampires looked normal. Then in the next second, the fangs pop out and they look like demons. I was reading an article that the producer of the show said that he didn’t want Buffy going around and killing vampires that looked like humans. He was afraid that at the time, it would have been sending the wrong message. He wanted to show a difference, hence why the faces are so screwed up.
OMG, were the first words that popped into my mind. What an ending. But then again, what was I expecting? To tell you the truth, I was avoiding this book because dark romances I’m really fickle with. Not a lot of authors, I think, can do them properly and I find myself rolling my eyes a lot and skipping pages and muttering to myself ‘Ya, right!‘ a lot.
Finally, I decided to give this book a chance and I have never read anything by this author before, and now, I want more. From the beginning of this book I was intrigued. Caleb he was an interesting man and Olivia other wise Kitten, was a fighter. I loved that she wasn’t just a push over. I loved that she fought and fought hard. She fought despite her punishments, despite not knowing where she was, or how long she was gone for. She fought with every fibre in her body, she fought and not once did she give in. Granted her mental and emotional state at times was questionable but she managed to always pull through. I couldn’t be more happy that her love/hate feelings for Caleb didn’t swallow her and keep her down. I love the author for that.
Some Info: This chapter takes place just before Justice goes on her date with Chace, or otherwise Mathias. Calvin is out having a good night with his friends, but him and another one of his team mates, uncover that The Guardian Angels Corporation, is illegally handling the Taiyou Bullets.
*If you haven’t read Velicious Part One, everything here may just confuse you.*
Return Of GAC
I DON’T KNOW how Kyle had done it, but he managed to pull the gang together for one night of fun, and I think after everything, it was well deserved. Especially since Jessica and I had our hands full trying to track down K-17. Everything could have been smooth sailing, but then it bit Erin.
Erin, a girl from my childhood.
A girl I knew from high school.
My biggest fucking regret is that out of anyone it could have bitten, it happened to grab someone from my past.
My fucking luck is shit.
Nevertheless, if only Kyle, Jessica, and myself knew what abilities K-17 possessed—like screeching at such high frequency or shattering every piece of glass in close proximity—maybe we could’ve taken some steps. You know, like wearing fucking earplugs. But nope, Andrea withheld that information from us—I don’t understand why—and K-17 escaped. Now, she’s putting the pressure on us, like it’s our fault K-17 roamed the streets of Toronto. Obviously, I know that it’s because she’s mostly likely getting it from her higher-ups, but I was tricked into taking on this assignment. If only I could resign, but things don’t work like that within Cerberus.
So, I’ve been really nervous waiting for Velicious Part Two reviews to start coming in. I mean, honestly, I know I kind of screwed up with Velicious Part One. Not with the editing because that’s another story. But all I can do now is move one and hope for the best. You live, you learn.
Now, as I digress, very patiently waiting for reviews to start rolling in, I’ve been talking my husbands ear off about this waiting game XD. I’m lucky he listens and keeps me level headed.
The waiting game is the worst part.
Today I just noticed that I got my first review and its a 5 star, and I love it!
After all, what author doesn’t love a 5 star review? But for me, like I said I know Velicious Part One was a shaky beginning, and if I wasn’t the type of person to jump in head first without doing my homework, that could have been avoided.
Here’s the review:
This is exciting book two in Velicious series. It started from where the story ended in book one. It is just as thrilling but even more entertaining. The story is full of intrigue and mystery. There are many things which are not clear in the beginning but things start to unravel as we read.
Dante is still a mystery to Justice but now she is starting to find out a few things about herself too. But there are still many things which are not clear and as much as story untangles in some ways it becomes more tangled in others.
It is full of action and romance. I think every paranormal lover will like this series.
Yes, I know not every review will be just as good, or even a 5 star. Everyone’s taste is different and such but this is lady is very happy XD
Ps. I know I should be more active on this blog and I will try to be. I promise. Its just I have two little girls 10 months apart. One is a 3 year old and a 2 year old. They keep me very busy at home. But I will try to post more stuff.
Justice Labelle has lost too much in this war of monster and men, and it needs to stop now.
After her run in with Erin, which left her lying in a hospital bed, black and bloody blue, Justice is no longer going to sit by and simply accept the twisted hand, that has been dealt.
Especially since she now has superhuman powers, all thanks to her being a Doll.
Her one and only passion– To get through College and practice law at a top tier firm, is fading from her grasp and its all because of Calvin, Dante, Vampyres and the Government. In fact the government has more secrets than kids have candy… And they’re all just as deadly as the enemies they hunt.
But you know what? Justice has come up with her own master plan and heaven help the Vampyre, monster or human that gets in her way!
I’m so excited, I just can’t hide it, I’m about to lose control and I think I like it.
If I could squeal with excitement, I would but then I would wake up my two little muffins and then, that would be bad. Very bad. So instead, I’ll hold in this bubbling emotion threatening to explode, while twitching my toes. I do that when I have an emotions inside of me that I am unable to express. Angry, excited, happy, sad. You name and my toes do this weird twitching thing. My husband is looking at me like I’ve lost my mind and even more so after he saw the GIF below >_<
The cover reveal for Velicious Part Two: Beautifully Broken is coming out tomorrow and I can’t tell you in words how happy I am. Its really beautiful. Exceptionally beautiful. So beautiful, that I have looked at it once a day, for the past month now and just gaze at it, in an awe trance.
I love Velicious Part Two cover.
And I can’t wait for you guys to see it.
My toes are twitching.
I should end this conversation now before I upload it for everyone to see.
I’m re-releasing my debut novel, with a brand new cover and insides have been completely re-edited. I trusted some bad editors, but you know what instead of whining and complaining, I did the next best thing and paid for good editors. I learned my lesson.
Did you know that Velicious is celebrating its 1 year anniversary? And for this exciting event, I have a brand new cover and got the insides re-edited and polished. However, for reasons and delays, it won’t be revealed until Sept. 7th.
For now you get the old cover (I promise the new cover will be amazing!)
Any who, since August 7th is the actual anniversary, I’m hosting a Mega Velicious Giveaway, that will continue on from August 7th- October 31th 2015. This is a giveaway that you won’t want to miss!
1) $100 Victoria Secret Gift Card+ 1 Physical copy of
Velicious + Physical ARC Copy Of Velicious Part Two +
2) 1 Physical copy of Velicious + Velicious Part Two
3) 1 E-book Copy + Velicious Part Two
This Upcoming Velicious Anniversary, August 2015 will be the 1 year release of my debut novel Velicious and that’s a really exciting time for me. I’ve learned a lot on this journey, had my ups and downs. Made some new friends, and found really cool blogs.
Before releasing my novel I had it edited multiple times but yet reviews were stating that they found editing problems. That really bugged me. I even contacted the very last editor who did my book and sent her back the manuscript. She sent it back to me claiming that she fixed everything. Well it turns out she didn’t do anything. I mean, why lie? But I guess to each their own. And to top it off she tried to blame me saying that I was suppose to send it back to her.
Okay, you know what, I understand that I was suppose to send it back after going over her edits but I forget. However, as a professional shouldn’t you remind a client that they have to send the manuscript back. After all she put her name on my work, claiming that she edited my book and Velicious is on her website as a book she’s worked on. Why would you want your name on something that’s not done properly. I don’t. Hence I kept paying editors to edit my work because it was never done properly.
When I also look at it, maybe I got shitty editing done because I cheaped out. You get what you pay for. Right? right. So with my 1 year anniversary approaching, instead of being depressed because i’m being penalized in my reviews for bad editing, this year i’m gonna do better. This year for my 1 year anniversary, I paid really well for kick ass editing and wait for it… a cover make over!
All coming this September 7th, 2015.
Now, I know what your thinking. In the beginning of the post I said August was the anniversary, now I’m saying September. I got the new cover completed and i’m just waiting on the editing. Its delayed. But you know what, as long as its done properly, I don’t care.
So, now… since the cover reveal and book revision won’t be live until September 7th, in which I’m doing a week long mini tour, I’m also hosting a giveaway starting August 7th. Now this giveaway is a huge, 3 month long fun event that will include.
1. 2 physical copies of Velicious + 2 ARC copies of Velicious Part 2 + Swagalicious goodies
2. 2 E-book copies of Velicious + 2 ARC copies
3. $25 Amazon gift card
I hope you guys have me on all your social media outlets. Sign up for my newsletter, and I can’t wait for this 3 month long event to begin.
I have such a love hate relationship with Good Pussy Bad Pussy and when I saw that A. Aimee was putting out a 2nd copy to this series, I was once again intrigued and I couldn’t resist. I’m really trying to collect my thoughts on this book because there are so many.
Good Pussy Bad Pussy In Captivity, is a different kind of book all in its own category. Its not the kind of book for the faint of heart, and there are scenes in this book, very bad situations that Rachel has fallen into and they are hard to read to through.
This book was a roller coaster ride. It starts you off with some bad news about Albert and from there your heading down a very steep drop. I liked how A. Aimee wrote the sex scenes in this book. It wasn’t just sex and don’t get me wrong, there was a lot of sex, but Rachel’s relationship with Albert and Stefan you felt the love between the three characters. Even though you were reading the sex scenes, it was more like you were reading about how much Albert and Rachel loved each other, or Stefan and Rachel. Does that make sense? I hope it does, lol.
In fact, I hadn’t realized how much I missed Stefan and Rachel being together. They are scenes where you can feel the heavy emotions, feel their love, pain and hurt. You can feel the unspoken regret. I mean, at the end of the day they had, still had love and how can there not be any regrets between them? When Rachel was happy and surprised to see Stefan, I was excited for her.
Rachel, oh Rachel… I hated a lot of decisions in Good Pussy Bad Pussy, and I still hated her decisions in Good Pussy Bad Pussy in Captivity. She’s a frustrating character and I wanted to grab her and slap some senses into her. I couldn’t understand her mind, I’ve tried but still I found her really childish. I don’t know if its childish, maybe gullible or annoyingly naive. Ugh. I don’t know but Rachel is one really irritating character.
This book is darker and it is still a page turner. I wanted to know what would happen to Rachel, despite my feelings for the character. Rachel is a strong character and she will survive. She’s made it this far so it was more, how will everything unfold.
During this read, I felt as though Rachel wasn’t really dealing with everything in a normal way. A person in real life who has been through hell and back, like Rachel has been, would have issues. Especially with her sexuality and trying to figure out her pussy. Like the title says, Good Pussy Bad Pussy. What is a good pussy and bad pussy, and how does one understand it? Where are the limits?
I was very impressed with Rachel’s confession and questions at the Buddhist monastery with Anton, I was really proud of her. It made her seem more normal/human to me.
Good Pussy Bad Pussy In Captivity was a very nice read and I look forward to reading more books by A. Aimee.
* I was given a copy of this book for free, in an exchange for an honest review.
Yes, that’s right. I think my creative juices are back!
So, in my last post This Is More Than Just ‘Writers Block’, I explained why I couldn’t continue to write Velicious Book 2 at the moment. However, a few months ago I started another project, had about 8,000 words and I put it on the back burner to focus on Velicious book 2.
Now its seems with events happening in my life, Velicious Book 2 has been officially paused. Justice, Dante and Calvin just aren’t talking to me anymore but this new project and my new characters are talking to me instead. I love it and can’t wait to get to know Ashleigh and Brayson on a more deeper level.
I’m happy that I can write again. It may not be the Velicious Project but my creative juices are surprisingly still active!
Okay, I’ve battled writers block many times over and most of the time I take writers block as a sign, and relax for a day or two. However, this time with my family moving to a different city and staying with my mother with my husband and two kids isn’t entirely idealistic. (We have a place for April)
Now, since I’ve been at my moms house I haven’t been able to really concentrate on my writing. My characters aren’t talking to me anymore and I’m not seeing them running around in my head causing mischief. I miss them, most importantly I miss Dante and his antics, lol.
I tried writing a few times but its nothing really, most of the time I end up reading and re-reading what I wrote 2 hours ago. I think its stress, its that I’m living with my parents and this house is so full. There’s always something going on. I have my two brothers, mom and dad, grandmother, two fosters kids, my brothers friend and now add in myself, husband and two grand-kids. UGH.
I need a breather. I need a break. I had a deadline for my 2nd book and now with this move, I think its been pushed back and it really frustrates me. My husband has managed to talk me out of my crazy state of depression and I’ll push my release date back. I don’t have a choice and I’m not happy about this, but its better than stressing myself out over something that I really can’t change right now.
Hopefully when we move into our own place in April and we get settled, my characters will start talking back to me once again. I miss ’em.
So, I have book two to my Velicious series completed. I mean, the rough copy needs to be edited but other than that its finished. Now upon reading my reviews for Velicious, I realized that a lot of readers find it slow but then there are still a handful that think Velicious moves at a good pace.
I understand at certain parts it can come across as slow, I won’t deny this. I get what they are saying but then on another hand, I think that its telling a story and maybe those readers are a little impatient. I also know even I get a little too antsy if i’m reading a book moving too slow for my pace. I don’t mind watching a movie moving slow but if a book moves too slow then I tend to fast read to the fun parts and ironically my book to some people moves too slowly.
So now my conclusion, I need to pick up the pace a little and I already have some ideas to what needs to be changed to pick up the pace.
My readers want more face paced entertainment, I will do so to the best of my ability that doesn’t compromise the story that I am trying to tell.
Random Sneak Peak
Jonathan dropped the chain breathing heavy and held unto his wrist, that one I fed off of. I fall to my knees in even more agonizing pain and I swear this bitch better not get up again. Breathing in the soreness, I see him looking up into the empty ceiling witnessing his friends peering down, and I knew he felt bad for what had to be done. Jonathan knew that he needed to protect those he cared about and so he did just that, no questions asked. I like that kid.
He questioned me, “Is she dead?”
Jaw tensing, I spoke through my teeth. “The bitch is still breathing,”
“This one should keep her down,” Jessica said walking over and injecting a needle into her neck. “A few hours, if not more.”
“Promise?” I murmured trying to see how far can I stretch my right hand, and… ahhh, shit! Grunting that was too far, I need more blood. My hand throbbed and the fire alarms finally went off.
Justice yelled down, “I think we can get down.”
“How?” questioned Jonathan.
“There’s a small space up here that didn’t collapse, it leads to the door.”
Jessica looking up warned, “Be careful, the foundation might be weak.”
When are your people coming? I questioned Jessica.
They should be here soon. How badly hurt is Calvin?
They may be internal bleeding.
Audrina and Justice disappear from my sight and they attempt to make it across the unstable foundation. Jonathan heads up stairs to meet them and Angel followed underneath, just in case the floor gives and they need to be caught. When they make it safely outside of the room, I see Jonathan and the girls embrace up stairs, and he whispered to the girls, telling them that he’s sorry and he had to do it. After all the sobbing and sympathizing they all come down the stair case.
Audrina takes a squat on the bottom few steps and slowly Justice meandered towards Nicolle, staring at the unconscious body. Her hair was in total disarray, she was sweaty, eyes puffy and teary; smudged mascara and the left side of her face had another bad bruise and looked tender. Justice looked up at me, then flickered back down to Nicolle. Contemplating, Justice finally kneeled down to unravel the chain from around Nicolle’s neck, when Jessica request that she leave it.
Complying, she dropped the chain sniffling and fixed Nicole’s dress that was hiked up revealing the bottom half of her ass. Angel in the distance walked over to where Jonathan and Audrina are seated and Justice finds herself beside me.
Narrowing her enervated hazel eyes, Justice sat on the rubble beside me saying not a word. A few seconds later she leaned into me resting her head on my shoulder and I heard her sobbing quietly.