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The Happiness Project - Week 3

Well I can see that Tima beat me to posting, but she is 7 hours ahead of me..... ;)


Happiness is not one, but two of your favorite authors/series publishing new books on the same day.

The book on the left is Twice Tempted by Jeaniene Frost. This is part of her Night Prince series. And it stars Vlad, as in Vlad the Impaler.  Most don't know this, but my love of vampires began while reading about the real Vlad Dracul when I was in high school. I even wrote a paper in college, discussing how Eastern European folklore (namely from Vlad and Countess Elizabeth Bathory) found its way into modern day America. 

And the book on the right... ahhhh... The Black Dagger Brotherhood. Blay and Qhuinn. Wrath and all the others..................

Sorry, I was day dreaming about being a BDB shellan.

I devoured the first seven books of the series when I discovered them (thanks Melissa and Juliet!) a couple of years ago. Since then, I have eagerly awaited each new release. In the newest book, Lover at Last, we finally get to see Blaylock and Qhuinn have their happily ever after.  I am SO excited.



The only problem - which do I read first???

I've got 3 hours and 20 minutes to decide 
since then it will be lunch time.








Comments

Unknown said…
I'll have to check out the Jeannie Frost one. Haven't read that series yet.
I love when favorite authors come out with new books!!
Leovi said…
Yes, you're right. A favorite book in my hands happy.
Susan Anderson said…
I always love it when one of my favorite authors publishes a new book!

=)

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