Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Blog Overhaul

In early June I decided to contact Ashley at Creative Whim to see what a blog overhaul would cost and how long it might take. We have a budget in our family and I had to figure out how long I’d need to save and when we could start. I’ve been wanting to have someone create a unique design for Once Upon a Chapter for […]


Title: Duncan Author: Teresa Gabelman Publisher: Self Published/Indie Publication Date: July 2013 Classification: Adult Novel Content: Mature Themes & Sexual Themes Summary from Goodreads: Leader of the VC Warriors Cincinnati branch, Duncan Roark, has devoted his long life to the Warriors he calls brothers and the Vampire Council, protecting innocents of both the vampire and human race. Things change suddenly when it is ordered that […]

Review: Real Live Boyfriends by e Lockhart

When I originally picked up The Boyfriend List, I wasn’t all that impressed. I found Ruby to be a bit annoying and one of those people who magnified her problems until they were insurmountable. I’m not sure why but I stuck with the series and it paid off. Maybe it was because she started out as a character I didn’t love, that I enjoyed Real […]

Reading This Week {12}

As happens with life sometimes, things happen. I didn’t get in nearly the amount of reading time I was hoping too. This week I plan on reading: Finishing The Marriage Pact by Linda Lael Miller Library Wars Vol 2 by Kiiro Yumi The Unexpected Gift by Amanda Shofner Start The Captive by Grace Burrowes What are you reading this week?

The Girl Behind the Blog: Spicy YA

The Girl Behind the Blog: Spicy YA

With the New Adult genre taking off it is hard to remember the days of Spicy YA! What on earth am I talking about?I’m talking about those YA stories that were released that had an older teen feel to them. Either the characters were older or there were more mature themes talked about. One of my favorite mature themes is romance and when an author […]