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    Happy Feelings from Reviews!

    Okay… I worked at UCLA for a number of years, like, a long time… LOOOONG time. One of my MANY job duties was running the instructor evaluation process. I learned a lot from that part of my job. First, people who really liked the class and sometimes loved it are least apt to write actual words on the back of the evaluation form.  They’d just fill out the bubbles, rating the instructor high and leave it like that. Although, sometimes, an instructor that knows they nailed it would remind the student that the back of the form is for them to write something on. However, on the flip side, those…

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    New Year’s Decisions…

    Well, for me, a lot has changed in the new year. I’ve garnered new perspective in every aspect of my life.  It’s freeing, you know??? I’ve also realized something else. Probably 90% of those who’ve read the first book of Misty Black are those who’ve read it because of Parched. I wanted to start the new year writing the second book. However, I’ve been outlining the story for a few weeks, basically during my holiday break and I’ve come to the conclusion that the story needs to be kicked up about ten notches.  I need to devote my entire mind to that series. This I cannot do if Parched is…

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    What a Year!

    Right? I mean not only for myself but what a year we’ve had as a society. I noticed there are more Christmas lights on the neighbors’ lawns this year. Last year there were less lights and the year before there were hardly any. All of my friends are back to work. All the people that I love are healthy and at least convinced themselves that they’re happy (long stories) LOL! But I’ll be here for them when they can no longer delude themselves… Yes… I digressed… Sorry about that… LOL And it’s been a LONG time since we had a spectacular year in TV but this year I hope is…

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    Nook and Apple “I” Device Users (UPDATE)

    Parched (Parched, book 1) and The Seventh Sister (Parched, book 2) are only available at Amazon.com for 90 days beginning on December 20, 2011 through March 19, 2012. However, Quenched (Parched, book 3) and The Fifth Sister (Parched, book 4) are still available for Nook and Apple “I” devices. And, all future books in the series will be available at these outlets as well. The only books that are momentarily exclusive through Amazon is book 1 and book 2.  You can still purchase the book from Amazon and read it on their Kindle app until I get out of KDP Select. I have to let the 90 days run it’s…

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    The Fifth Sister (Parched, Book 4) NOW AVAILABLE!

    The Fifth Sister (Parched, Book 4) Has been released and is now available for your Kindle and Nook! However, it will not be available for purchase in the Ibook store for a couple of weeks; I plan on remedying this matter in the future. www.amazon.com/Sister-Paranormal-Romance-Parched-ebook/dp/B006M9JS3I www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-fifth-sister-a-paranormal-romance-zl-arkadie/1107994944 Well… The world of Parched continues to turn in this fourth installment of the novel series! It’s time for Glo, the fifth sister, to take her place in the ranks, and this book puts her right in the thick of it! Thanks for signing up for the list! I do hope you enjoy this installment.  And feel free to leave reviews, they’re oftentimes a…

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