Genre: Historical Romance
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Publication Date: May 28, 2019
One honest proposal.
One unconventional game of love.
I requested for an interview with the author, but the Zombie Quiz sounds so much fun and interesting that I’m featuring it here too! Do remember to check out the interview below.
But first, ZOMBIE QUIZ!
How much do you know about zombies? Will your knowledge help you survive in a zombie apocalypse? Take this quiz and find out. It’s true or false, so you have a good chance of getting more than half right.
1. The belief in zombies came from African traditions brought to Haiti.
2. Haitians believed that zombies were reanimated corpses.
3. Zombies will eat anything, but they prefer hearts and brains.
4. Legends have it that zombies had no free will. They were under the control of the Vodou witch or shaman, who created them.
5. White Zombie, featuring Bela Lugosi, made in 1932 was one of the final zombie movies.
6. In most Hollywood zombie movies, you need to shoot the undead creature in the head to stop it.
7. Loud noises frighten off zombies.
8. Humans usually catch the zombie infection from a zombie’s blood.
9. Typically, zombies don’t breathe or have a heartbeat.
10. The best defense against a horde of zombies is to taunt them. It will hurt their feelings.
Answers Below, after the Tour Schedule.
Where to start my rant?
I read because I enjoy reading. I enjoy the escape, and it’s great entertainment. Usually. Of course, I come across a bad book every so often, but I count that as the risks of the trade.
When I was younger, I’d usually discuss the books I read with like-minded people, friends who also read romance and read voraciously. We’d trade books and recommend books to each other. With the advent of blogs like blogspot and wordpress, it made reviewing books even easier and allows us to reach a wider audience, more romance junkies oohing and aahing over the books we love.
It also allowed us to reach authors and tell them how much we love or hate their books. Well, I don’t usually send out the hate, but when it’s a mixed review, I’d tag the author on Twitter. Naively, I thought she’d appreciate knowing what I thought of her book from a reader’s perspective, that maybe she’d take it as constructive feedback.
Some authors are truly nice people. They appreciate your review (whether positive or negative), and they’d thank you nicely. It’s a rare author who can be polite in the face of a negative review.
But they’re not the reason I’m writing this post. Continue reading