Philosophy is defined as a theory underlying or regarding a sphere of activity or thought. Well, my theory is if I can add at least 10 new books to my Wishlist and move at least 5 older Wishlist selections to my TBR list every month, then life is a ice cream sundae. And if I can find those 10 books from at least 5 new blogs each month then that's the cherry on top.


Well, I've made it almost 5 years now, so for better or worse, I continue on. I tend to blog in spurts as the urge to be creative erupts. As I don't have an artistic bone in my body, you will see very few changes in the layouts. Hey, I'm a reader not an artist like so many of the awesome bloggers I follow. I know you don't always have the time but if you stopped and looked, take a half a minute and say your piece. Recommend a book that you have enjoyed or hated for that matter. Thank you to all who visit.
Oh, and I moved my Google Friend Connect info and share this buttons to the top, as without our friends, who are we?

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


WOOHOO! More than 50 blogs participating so now there are two Kindles being given away. If you haven't commented on all the blogs you have until the end of the month to do so.

Wilder’s Mate Kindle Contest

Today is the release of Wilder’s Mate, the first story in our newBloodhounds series.  Set in an alternate Wild West, the Bloodhounds books have monstrous heroes, evil vampires, gunslinger adventures and a few mad scientists. It’s a lot paranormal, a little bit steampunk (or gaslight, if you prefer) and a whole lot dirty.  Adults only, please!

Think a vampire-hunting bloodhound is dangerous? Try threatening his woman.

Bloodhounds, Book 1
Wilder Harding is a bloodhound, created by the Guild to hunt down and kill vampires on America’s frontier. His enhanced abilities come with a high price: on the full moon, he becomes capable of savagery beyond telling, while the new moon brings a sexual hunger that borders on madness.
Rescuing a weapons inventor from undead kidnappers is just another assignment, though one with an added complication—keeping his hands off the man’s pretty young apprentice, who insists on tagging along.
At odds with polite society, Satira’s only constant has been the aging weapons inventor who treats her like a daughter. She isn’t going to trust Wilder with Nathaniel’s life, not when the Guild might decide the old man isn’t worth saving. Besides, if there’s one thing she’s learned, it’s that brains are more important than brawn.
As the search stretches far longer than Wilder planned, he finds himself fighting against time. If Satira is still at his side when the new moon comes, nothing will stop him from claiming her. Worse, she seems all too willing. If their passion unlocks the beast inside, no one will be safe. Not even the man they’re fighting to save.

Warning: This book contains a crude, gun-slinging, vampire-hunting hero who howls at the full moon and a smart, stubborn heroine who invents mad-scientist weapons. Also included: wild frontier adventures, brothels, danger, betrayal and a good dose of wicked loving in an alternate Wild West.

Want to win a brand new Wi-Fi Kindle 3? All you have to do is leave a comment on this post, and you can have your chance! For more chances to win, visit the main contest page here . I am number 26 . Every participating blog you visit gives you another chance to win!
This post is part of Moira Rogers’ Wild Web Adventure Promo. For full rules and disclaimers, or to hold your own kindle contest, visit the contest post. Winners will be chosen during the first week of April.

If we end up with 50 or more participating bloggers, we’ll add a second kindle prize to increase chances of winning.  The second winner will be picked in the same fashion, with a second $50 gift certificate going to the blog owner of the second winning comment.
Winners will be announced on the blog during the first weeks of April, and contacted via e-mail.

Participating Blogs

Visit any (or all!) of the blogs below and leave a comment! Each blog you visit & comment on gives you another entry for the kindle, and you’ll get to explore a little more of the blogging community while you’re at it!
  1. My World…
  2. Booklurve
  3. MamaKitty Reviews
  4. Intense Whisper
  5. Reading Between the Wines
  6. The Geeky Bookworm
  7. Book Addict
  8. Alise On Life
  9. Paranormal Haven
  10. Paranormal Romance Addict
  11. The Romance-aholic
  12. Urban Fantasy Investigations
  13. Book Lover’s Hideaway
  14. Ex Libris
  15. Book Crazy Scrapbook Mama
  16. What Book is That
  17. Reading the Paranormal
  18. My Odd Little World
  19. Books and Things
  20. Diary of a Cambridge Student
  21. Gnostalgia
  22. Sweet Vernal Zephyr
  23. Book of Secrets
  24. The Jeep Diva
  25. My This That and Everything Blog
  26. Lisa’s Loves (Books of Course)
  27. VVB32 reads
  28. A Book and a Cupcake
  29. Urban Fantasy Investigations
  30. Lisa Hernandez
  31. Book Recommendations
  32. Wicked Readings by Tawania
  33. Readers Win
  34. Deborah’s Books
  35. Mark Murray Books
  36. Soooz Says Stuff
  37. Lucky Rosies
  38. Jello World
  39. LiteraturelySpeaking
  40. Scraps of Me
  41. The Book Pixie
  42. Book Twirps
  43. Calico Books
  44. I Love Candy
  45. Book Flame
  46. Blkosiner’s Blog
  47. Eliza Gayle
  48. aobibliosphere
  49. Night Lily Design
  50. Cheeky Reads * Adding a second kindle prize!
  51. Absorbed in a Book
  52. Me Want Food
  53. Sniffly Kitty
  54. uavery
  55. Book Love Blog
  56. Kickin’ Back with Kiwi
  57. Wag the Fox
  58. the art and tree chatter of aquariann


Lora1967 said...

I really would love to win this for my daughter. She is an avid reader
Thanks for the giveway

ChrisS said...

Heard good things about this book. I look forward to the series being released.

BLHmistress said...

I agree mix in a cowboy and vamp and I so want to read this book.

Stacy (Urban Fantasy Investigations) said...

Fantastic Contest. Enter me Please


~evening-green~ said...

thanks for hosting this awesome giveaway

eveningreen (at) gmail (dot) com

Jess Richardson said...

Can't wait to read this!

The Romanceaholic

theJeepDiva said...

Looking forward to this book! Thanks for posting the contest.

Mike said...

This looks like an interesting read, a Vampire western? Count me in! Be even better to read it on my new Kindle!

ps its for a Kindle 3 wifi not a 3g, don't want you getting in trouble for promoting the wrong prize!

Kah Woei said...

Yes, yes ... count me in as well. :-)

Anonymous said...

Great contest. Thanks for hosting!

Stephanie G
Paranormal Haven

dor said...

Great sounding book and awesome contest. Could I really win?

dorcontest at gmail dot com

Judy said...

Oh, I can't wait to read this book. A fantastic cover!! I would also love to win the Kindle.


Deborah A. said...

I stopped and looked. :)

Thanks for the chance to enter the giveaway.

Anonymous said...

please enter me, I want a chance to win. lisagk at yahoo dot com

AimeeKay said...

I would love to win a new Kindle!
Can't wait to start reading this book too, it looks awesome!

myrandaroyann said...

Awesome giveaway!

Anonymous said...

I want to win! Count me in!

Diana (Book of Secrets) said...

Thank you for the opportunity!

Diana @ Book of Secrets

Lisa said...

Awesome giveaway. Thanks!


vvb32 reads said...

looking forward to reading this wild west story too!

Michele said...

Thank you for the chance to win - this looks like a great book
rlawrence110 at yahoo dot com

Vivien said...

Fabulous giveaway!

deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

Icedream said...

Would love the chance to read this book on a Kindle. Thanks for the chance!

waitmantwillie at hotmail dot com

Bwyatt said...

Yummy cover! Would love to win a Kindle.

Evie said...

I recently got some kindle books to review so it would really help me a lot :) Right now I am just using Kindle for computer and it gets quite annoying as well as hard on my eyes T_T

I'm happy to join the contest!

-petit said...

I really want to read this book. Thanks for the chance! :D

Kadie said...

I would love a kindle! What a great contest!

kadieandreasen AT gmail DOT com

Sandy Jay said...

Great contest. I'd love to win a Kindle.

forwhlz at gmail dot com

Mark said...

Thank you for the chance to win!


wv_mark at yahoo dot com

Karin said...

I'm definitely looking forward to this series. There aren't enough mad scientists in paranormal romance. lol

Teddy Rose said...

I would love to win a Kindle. Thanks for the chance!

teddyr66 at yahoo dot com

Crystal ♥ said...

Thanks for hosting!!!
Wilder's Mate is an excellent read!

cherio1 said...

This story sounds incredible; I can't wait to read it!

emmad said...

Great read :)

nickieisis3 said...

Sounds like a great book and an awesome contest to go with it.


~The Book Pixie said...

Thanks for such a wonderful opportunity!


desitheblonde said...

love to win twitter and face book and all other sites

Deborah A. said...

I am so hoping to win this Kindle!

Chloe Booklover said...

I would love to win this.

Thanks so much :D

Stella (Ex Libris) said...

Wilder's Mate sounds really cool, what a unique concept and I love the cover, so athmospheric! Please enter me too.

Thank you!

stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

Sena said...

I would love to win this for my brother. Thanks!
sena.sagani [at]gmail[dot]com

darkangel_1988 said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway :)


Katy said...

thanks for the chance!!!
hense1kk AT cmich DOT edu

Stephanie A said...

I would love to win this! Thanks for much for the chance!

Anonymous said...

ENjoyed your blog thanks for being part of the blog tour !


Michelle @ The True Book Addict said...

Count me in...thanks! Can't wait to read the book!


Nightly Cafe said...

The book looks fantastic. I've added it to my TBR. Thanks for the chance to win!


bkwalkerbooks at comcast dot net

Scorpio M. said...

Wilder's Mate was a great read! Thank you for this contest.

Liz said...

This one is already on my TBB list. I am so excited about Moira's new series
lzz25 at yahoo dot com

xxsquigglesxx said...

Awesome contest! I'd love to win this!


Deb830 said...

I was directed here from Moira's site and "I've stopped, and I looked".

Great cover and interesting theme: western, vampires, and steampunk. Thanks for the opportunity to win a Kindle and congrats to Moira Rogers on their new release, Wilder’s Mate.

deb ;0)

Kristi The Book Faery said...

I would really like to be entered for this contest! The Kindle would be fabulous and the Hunky Vamp Killing Cowboy is a must read!

Thanks for the great contest/giveaway!

Eileen (Books R Us) said...

Great contest

eileen at

Carole said...

Sounds fantastic!!

nicolesender said...

I'd love to win this giveaway!
my son would love to have a new wi-fi kindle 3.

Ginger said...

I think this book sounds awesome,i am looking forward to reading it.
Great giveaway,Thanks!!

cyclona66 at aol dot com

Anonymous said...

Moira Rogers can do no wrong in my eyes! Wilder's Mate will be my first foray into an alternate anything romance. Can't wait. And to cap it off with a Kindle giveaway? MR rocks!

galora underscore k12 at

winnie said...

Thanks for the chance, please count me in!


Rebekah said...

Book looks great and my mom would love the kindle. yay!

JHS. said...

I'm definitely in!


jhsmail at comcast dot net

Brenda said...

I would love to win one for my sister! I'ma follower of your blog!

dancealert at aol dot com

Amanda said...

I would love to win a Kindle!
amanda at midwesternmoms dot com

Kaye said...

Wow, what an awesome giveaway. Thanks for hosting!


linda2060 said...

Cowboy+vampire+kindle prize=happy reader.
Thanks and I'll definitely add this on my TBR list.
Lindadao2060 at yahoo dot com

Khyla said...

Fantastic Contest. Enter me Please


Elle said...

Very nice giveaway. I like the colors on your blog too.

Karen Lisa said...

This book sounds amazing! I'd love to win a Kindle!

windycindy said...

What an amazing prize giveaway and
intriguing book...
Many thanks, Cindi

Mary said...

I would LOVE to win a Kindle I have been trying for months!
Thanks for the chance.

mary_reiss @

JesiMarie said...

I can't wait to read this book!

And to have a kindle... that would make knocking books off my tbr list easier!

Thanks for the extra entry!


Anonymous said...

Thanks for hosting the contest. The book sounds fantastic and I'll be sure to keep an eye open for it! :D

books (at) calicobooks (dot) com

Brandileigh2003 (Blkosiner's Book Blog) said...

I'd love to win

Michelle @ The True Book Addict said...

Yay...thanks for the giveaway!


Sena said...

Thank you for the chance to win! Love it!
sena.sagani [at]gmail[dot]com

Miranda @ My Eclectic Bookshelf said...

Great giveaway, sign me up


Stephanie said...

Such a great giveaway, thanks for being part of this!

Stephanie @ Book Love Blog

Anonymous said...

So great! I really would love to win one of fingers are crossed so hard you wouldn't believe it!

Pamk said...

looking forward to reading ths book. great contest.
scrtsbpal at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

Please count me in!

abbydillon16 AT yahoo DOT com

aobibliophile™ said...

hi! here's hoping for a chance at that Kindle! thank you! c",)


please stop by my blog as well and all the best of luck to everyone.

Colleen said...

What an excellent contest! I'd love to own a Kindle, the book sounds like a blast, and it's fun to find new & interesting blogs.


Jean P said...

Fabulous giveaway and the cover on the book is yummy looking. Adding this one to the top of my list to buy.

skpetal at hotmail dot com

Christy said...

Added the contest on my blog.

Add me to your list, please.

hedgerhousehold said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
jenhedger at hotmail dot com

lilypad98010 said...

Thank you for giving me another chance in winning a Kindle! I will be reading the book! Awsome!!

Nightly Cafe said...

Woot! Woot! Awesome giveaway! Can't wait to read this book, especially on a new kindle!


bkwalkerbooks at comcast dot net

rachel said...

Thank you for the chance to win a kindle and an amazing book to read on it!

Rachel Leigh
TheOneRing111 at gmail dot com

Carapace said...

Oh, this series sounds fun! Cattlepunk is the key to my heart, for sure. :D

And a Kindle! Wow! I solemnly swear, if I win the Kindle, this will be the first book I buy for it.:D


vickyvak said...

Awesome giveaway! Count me in too!


aquariann said...

Such a wild contest! I'm having a blast exploring the participating blogs. Shoot over to my Wilder's Mate Kindle Contest blog entry for another chance!

Terri said...

Count me in! Thanks for the opportunity to win a Kindle.

Jaidis said...

Thanks for the chance!

JaidisShaw at yahoo dot com

Vanessa Linna said...

Thank you for the chance to gain a Kindle. I definitely want one! :)

Lisa Weidknecht said...

Trying to win my sister's birthday present! Thanks!

Abby said...

Sounds like a great book! Lots of action all the way!


reviewsbyabby at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Thanks for doing this!!! It's awesome!!!


jen henderson-kuebler said...

entered to win thanks

K W said...

Hoping to win a Kindle for my daughter! We are running out of space for her books!

ekfamilybooks at yahoo dot com

Killie said...

Great giveaway!


Jen B. said...

Holy Cow, I'm comment #100! WTG! This book is a great start to a new series.

Lisa R/alterlisa said...

Glad to know the comment number thingy is working!

zvi said...

Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

zvi likes tv at g mail

ShadowLover said...

Oh, God, I heard so much about this book that I CAN'T wait to finally get it! Please enter me in the giveaway - thanks for it! You rock!

Cari said...

Awesome giveaway!! Thank you!!

loveangel132 said...

Sounds like such a great PNR Book! Thanks for the great give away!

Rabid Fox said...

Who couldn't use a Kindle?


Sarah said...

Fingers crossed...

chickenpouf AT gmail DOT com

Gina said...

Would love to win!
Gchord88 at aol dot com

Maria Romana said...

Thanks for hosting this Kindle Giveaway!


Wolf Bear said...

Wilder's Mate sounds like a great read. Would love to read it on a Kindle.
2much2reid {at} comcast {dot} net

jessica said...

wow. How did you get all of that in your post. I have a hard time copying and pasting stuff in my blog (a newbie here). Thanks for this chance and good luck everyone!
jessangil at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Awesome book and awesome contest, thanks so much!


Adam said...

Amazing! Please do enter me! :D


Karla Vollkopf said...

Moira sure rocks! The book sounds GREAT! O.O Thanks for the giveaway, I'm crossing my fingers. :D
Please enter me.

Lizzy said...

I'm really excited about this new series! Thanks for being part of the contest :)

Glenys said...

The book looks interesting. Count me in!

Chisum Crew said...

I so wanna get my hands on it! trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

Lesa said...

yes! Count me in!!

J.C. said...

This giveaway is great! Crossing my fingers and good luck to all! :D

Tasha said...

Oh my heck please enter me!! I would LOVE a Kindle!

Ramblings of a Part time Druid said...

I would love a chance to win. thanks

Its Just Me said...

I would love to win a kindle, thank you for the contest :)

itsjustme62613 at

Aleksandra Nearing said...

Thanks for the chance to win! I'd love to win a Kindle!
aleksa91 hotmail com

Book Sp(l)ot said...

Thanks for being part of this (and best of luck for the gift card!) :)

book.splot AT gmail DOT com

Anonymous said...

Count me in!!!

Kristin said...

Thanks for the chance!!!

wowknk at gmail dot com