CyberMinions.net: July 2011

Careful... If you ask I'm gonna tell you to follow @JayeWells. Here's why...

Carolyn Tann Starr 2011 Jaye Wells

Careful... If you ask I'm gonna tell you to follow @JayeWells. Here's why...

I have a thing for the fabulous Sabina Kane series Jaye Wells created. Irony is until a few weeks ago I had no idea who my recent tweet-peep was but bouncing between three book clubs means I have to keep reading books and dragging poor unsuspecting victims members/readers along for the ride (LOL). If you're into kick-a$$ chicks with issues, moody attitudes and witty banter (like I am) you're gonna really loooooove this series. I started with Red-Headed Stepchild July 26th because @VickiPettersson did a re-tweet letting her tweet-peeps know about a four day Amazon special that had us bookies downloading that puppy into our Kindle apps as fast as we could click two links (LOL).

For those of you who wanted to know why I didn't blog on the 28th it's because I was too busy happily burning through Violet Tendencies, The Mage In Black and Green Eyed Demon (LOL). Finished them today and put them all on our mandatory beach reading list for this week end (evil grin). I'm betting my bookies get hooked on Jaye just like I did. The guys are really starting to get their urban fantasy groove on as well. These aren't sissy-prissy books people. They're a fun, vampy ride so don't let the sexy chicks gracing the covers fool you into passing on a good read. ;-)

Being a book hound and unrepentant speed reader means I have to amuse myself while I wait for Kim, Vicki and Jocelynn to release more material (sigh). I actually go into withdrawal when I can't read my fave authors (and enjoy re-reading their series to feed my book worm addiction - LOL). It helps that they are active in social media and routinely blog so fans can keep up with their projects (and get their questions answered). If one of them gives a thumbs up to another author I tend to take them very seriously and download everything the author has before I decide to do a book review or not. I'm not into spoilers which is why I give you guys the links (LOL).

A good book should be experienced because reading is very subjective. My fave parts of a book may not be your fave parts (especially since I have a quirky, dark and twisty sense of humor - LOL). Jaye had me cracking up over the cat/demon antics (among other things) in Red-Headed Stepchild so at some point during the first read I had already made up my mind to burn through all of her books and discover what other mischief her mind could cook up. Pssst... chicka is brilliant in very devious ways. I get why Vicki likes her (LOL). You will too and should read her books in order... just sayin' (LOL). ;-)

If you're new to my blog you may have missed the fact that I routinely do the virtual urban fantasy kow tow to my three fave urban fantasy divas. Being a Kim Harrison, Vicki Pettersson and Jocelynn Drake fan has lots of neat benefits which includes (a) them really being them writing in their social media accounts and (b) being turned on to really cool urban fantasy authors to read who are just as real and authentic as they are. Jaye spends most of her time in Twitter but you can find her on Facebook if you look. :-)

 

As usual, all roads lead back to the Kim-Stream (because she started pointing me in the right reading direction at RWANYC when she sent me to go find and read Vicki and said cool things about Jocelynn and Vicki in her blog comments - LOL). You can almost build an urban fantasy author family tree with our book club Kindle selections based upon who these three women compliment (LOL). We're the virtual fans from hell who read, blog, read some more, argue, laugh then pick a book or series to go viral on (poor Jaye now has the Vicki-Joce-Kimi pack hounding her virtual twitter heels - LOL). ;-)

Soooooooo ya' wanna know more about what the we heart Jaye Wells fuss is all about? Start by taking a peek at http://jayewells.com where you can lurk on her cool blog, find out how to pre-order Silver Tongued Devil on Amazon.com, read Chapter One of THE MAGE IN BLACK (Sabina Kane Book Two) and Chapter One of GREEN-EYED DEMON (Sabina Kane Book Three). Then go follow @JayeWells on Twitter and go have some urban fantasy fun sharing her work with your own friends. Chicka will actually answer you back so don't be a twitter pest if you do join the fan ranks.

BTW, her Amazon biography is kind of a fun blurb: "After several years as a magazine editor and freelance writer, Jaye Wells finally decided to leave the facts behind and make up her own reality. Her overactive imagination and life-long fascination with the arcane and freakish blended nicely with this new career path. Her Sabina Kane urban fantasy series is a blend of dark themes, grave stakes and wicked humor. Jaye lives in Texas with her saintly husband and devilish son."

Starbucks is closing. Book Club is done. We're packing up to go home and burn through all things Jeaniene Frost. We're saving her for Monday (LOL). ;-)

 

 

Disclaimer: Any comments and contributions provided on ActiveRain.com (or other electronic or print media) does not establish an agency relationship with any third party. Blog posts are intended to be informational only. Please be advised that real estate practices vary in regions and from state to state and market to market. The information contained herein does not constitute legal advice. All parties in need of legal, accounting, tax, or real estate guidance are directed to consult with the licensed professional of their choice. Please seek specific guidance from a retained professional in the specific field(s) required to service your interests. I and/or team blog writers make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site and its associated sites inclusive of but not limited to CarolynTannStarr.com MySpace/TannStarr 46486 NY Working Moms Examiner ActiveRain Group Club Chaos ClubChaosAgents.com CyberMinions.net CTannStarr Outside Blog CTannStarr Localism Blog TannStarr.net UberMental.com

© Carolyn Tann-Starr, 2008-2015. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from the re-blog authors (when appropriate)and Carolyn Tann-Starr is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Carolyn Tann-Starr, (the re-blog authors when appropriate) and Wordy C's Blog with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

 

Carolyn Tann-Starr Outside Blog Outside Blog Minion Report on Facebook Carolyn Tann-Starr on Blogger  CTannStarr on Twitter Tann Starr on YouTube TannStarr.net

Tann Starr on iTunes

Tann Starr on IMDb

Kim Harrison  Vicki Pettersson  Jocelynn Drake  Jaye Wells  Amy DeZellar  Lynn Rush  Jeannie Holmes

Ward Nasse Gallery

Kendall Grey  Jeaniene Frost  Faith Hunter  Stacia Kane  Sherry Soule

Alicia Anderson: Touched By People Places and Things

CarolynTannStarr.com

Tann Starr on Amazon.com

Life With Wee People

Outside Blog Minion Report

MySpace

Ask me something...

Tann Starr on Jango Music

Tann Starr on Blip.fm

Felix Lipov, Official Photographer, Ambassadors of Chaos

 

 

 

Comment balloon 3 commentsC Tann-Starr • July 29 2011 11:56PM
Careful… If you ask I'm gonna tell you to follow @JayeWells. Here's…
share
Careful… If you ask I'm gonna tell you to follow @JayeWells. Here's why… I have a thing for the fabulous Sabina Kane series Jaye Wells created. Irony is until a few weeks ago I had no idea who my recent tweet-peep was but… more
How To Effectively Spam a Facebook Event to Your Friends
share
Over the past few days I’ve noticed more an more issues on Facebook with those I am connected to. For the longest of time things seemed to be going well. Then all of a sudden there seemed to be another mental lapse on how to use Facebook for… more
Today is a paint day :-)
share
Today is a paint day :-) Was hanging out with Yolie and Nydia earlier. Took a break and made a bee line for Starbucks so I could meet the girls for a briefing then pick up some pizza. I'm in portrait mode (and obsessing over my… more
Help, My Computer is on Fire
share
I'd like to say that I play computer games to bridge "down" time, but that would be a lie. As a Sacramento short sale agent I don't have any free time during the week. I work my butt off from Monday to Friday, typically from 5 AM to 7 PM… more
100 Years and Beyond… Will your work last that long? It can if you…
share
100 Years and Beyond… Will your work last that long? It can if you make your imagination real. Yeah, it's true. I'll jog and blog anywhere (and even get an idea from looking at a rock - LOL). I have stopped here a few times. I… more
Irony is dressing in a LOUD yellow tee shirt and having your gal pal…
share
Irony is dressing in a LOUD yellow tee shirt and having your gal pal not see you (LOL) I missed Sana today. Bummer… I haven't seen her in a couple of weeks and it turns out she was in the same Starbucks I was hanging out taking… more
Duck Hunting with Android and other jog and blog adventures…
share
Duck Hunting with Android and other jog and blog adventures… I've been really giving my Android a run for its money testing out apps and audio/visual features. I'm playing with the option to use it instead of jogging with my… more
I've been sulking since yesterday because I want one of these…
share
I've been sulking since yesterday because I want one of these… (sigh) We're in Starbucks having breakfast while hanging out on Facebook in the Kim-Stream teasing and being teased about San Diego Comic Con because Kim Harrison is there… more
Would You Rather See a Video of My Cats or a Sacramento Free-and…
share
I could not decide which to post today. A video of my cats playing with a plastic strap or a new listing east of College Greens by the American River. I'm not that good of a movie maker. Or maybe my cats aren't that good of reality TV stars. So,… more
3 Ways to Tick Off Your Facebook Fans
share
One of the top questions I always receive when I am presenting as a social media speaker, is how to get more "likes" to your Facebook page. In fact, over the past few weeks I have seen many blog posts with ideas on how you can do this. &… more