Showing posts from May, 2012

Did Passion Disappear Into a Minivan?

Ahoy Fellow Fathomers!
Today in The Locker I discuss finding passion again. Where do you think it goes?

So What’s All The Fuss? Over the past few weeks, I’ve researched the camps between Fifty Shades of Grey and Bared To You. Okay, come back, I’m not rehashing either book or reviewing either one. (Although I’ve not read FSOG, I did read Bared To You and have a review just down on this page, if you are so interested.) This blog focuses on how this newest trend in fiction- erotic romance- is impacting my part of the world. Having a double degree in Psychology and Sociology, followed by a Master’s degree in counseling, it stands to reason why I continue to study the world and the people in it long after I walked across the stage to receive my diplomas. When I write my books, I take very real issues in society-the good, bad, or indifferent-and use those issues as integral parts of my storylines. I research the topic and attempt to write my fiction as closely as possible to what is realistic…

Book Review - Bared To You by Sylvia Day

Review of “Bared To You” by Sylvia Day
I enjoyed this well-written book and found it difficult to put down. As a result I finished it fairly quickly. The chemistry between the main characters, Gideon and Eva, was smoking from the jump. Although the book began as a typical “boy wants girl” storyline, as we get to know more about the characters we see their relationship is anything but typical. Throughout the story, as heartbreaking as it is to see characters attempt to destroy each other, it really describes reality and what to expect in the very real world of love and maintaining relationships. The baggage the characters bring into the story heavily impacts how much their desire to slay their demons walks a fine line with just wanting to run away and say “forget it.” A supporting character, Cary, is delightful throughout the book, yet, as he begins his own journey toward love, he appears hell bent on sabotaging anything good in the romance department. It hurt my heart to see the strugg…

Quirky Questions and EXPLICIT Excerpt

Ahoy! Today’s blog is a little about me followed by excerpts of my recently released book, Finless. Life is cranking up these days for me and I love every minute of it! I hope all of you wonderful readers are finding joy in every corner you can.
Now, without further ado, I introduce you to ME, and some quirky trivia.

I am: Davee Jones, and female, (sometimes the name fools folks).

Astrology sign: Taurus and I have the Centaurus constellation tat to prove it
Occupation: PT Writer with Secret Cravings Publishing/FT public servant

Where is your favorite place to shop? Victoria’s Secret

What’s your favorite trend? Planking….although somewhat “been there, done that”, our fam still planks across the US when we travel.

What attracts you to a person? Thoughtfulness-we are really becoming far too selfish as a society these days.

What is the worst fashion trend you loved? Leg warmers- Back in the 80’s during dance class I truly flew my Flashdance Flag.

If you could meet a celebrity, who would it be? …