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Waiting for the Hobbit

Reviewed: Beer Goggles by Sean Flynn

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’m trying to mend my habits when it comes to writing reviews and that I would start with Sean Flynn’s Beer Goggles. I finally managed to write and submit the review and I thought I would share it in my blog as well. I also thought I would add a separate page where I would collect all my reviews, providing that I manage to write more than just this one. I will use Amazon’s starring system of one to five starts, but I can tell you already that I will only review books that get three stars or more, at least if they are written by fellow indie authors. Anyway, here is my first ever review:
Beer Goggles by Sean Flynn, 4/5 stars
A truly delightful read
The book starts out as a comedy fest of one-liners and funny episodes that will make readers laugh out loud. But Travis’s and Dave’s drunken romp takes a serious turn when they think they have witnessed a murder and try to bring the murderer to justice. The book remains funny, but the tone changes slightly, ra…

The great unveiling of my new cover

Here is the cover for Hannah’s upcoming book. I think it turned out great; it is romantic yet sensual, but I have already had competing opinions. My sister thinks it is nice, but Christmassy – I already changed the original red to darker because of that – and she wasn’t very fond of the red ribbon on the left in general, and my husband thinks the colour is faded and the picture would better sell clothes detergent. So not exactly praising opinions. The ribbon is there for a reason, however. The photo I used wasn’t wide enough for the ideal height/width ratio, and so the canvas needed some filling material, and on its own the photo was a bit overwhelming and needed the red ribbon to balance it out. The overall red hue is so that the text would stand out better and I think it adds to the romantic feel too.

However, I’m sure there are other opinions out there, so feel free to chime in. It is still possible to make changes, provided that I can be bothered to make them. It is surprisingly ex…