Obsessed with Sex (cough)

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Since my last blog for SMP (Insta-Love) addressed the same subject, I will qualify this entry, same general subject, as “additional research” (ahem).

As authors, we all come to realize—quickly—that book reviews are as individual as are readers. Some will love our characters, our premise, our plot lines. With others, we fall flat. As an extremely avid consumer of romance and women’s fiction novels, I will advise: never read the reviews first. Never judge a book by its Amazon star rating. Especially with books from big publishers who have hundreds, sometimes thousands of ratings. I’ve learned this the hard way (like I do everything else, unfortunately).

I recently listened to an audiobook by a Big Five published, best-selling author whose debut novel hit the charts high a few years back and has never flagged. The book has been recommended to me by a number of fellow readers, also lovers of…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; nevabrown-author@weebly.com . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at joneva@suddenlink.net
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