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Brown People Don’t Read. Much.

We interrupt this program to let you know that has jumped the gun and the second book in my Telesa Trilogy, 'When Water Burns' is now available in a print edition. Right this minute. For $14.65. 'When Water Burns' - the second book in the Telesa Trilogy.It’s not easy for a book written by a… Continue reading Brown People Don’t Read. Much.

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Stephenie Meyer Said So

Some of you may know that I kinda like the Twilight books. Just a little bit... Ok, I'm completely obsessed with them, alright! I would choose Twilight over Shakespeare's masterpieces any day. It's sad, but true. (and since when have I ever told lies on this blog?) I love Twilight, which of course also means that… Continue reading Stephenie Meyer Said So

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Why do Women Love Edward Cullen?

Why do so many women love Edward Cullen so much? I have spent many hours a couple of fleeting minutes musing upon this question and come up with one undeniable conclusion. Because Edward Cullen is really - a WOMAN in disguise. Consider the evidence...1. He always wants to know what you're thinking. And it drives… Continue reading Why do Women Love Edward Cullen?

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What makes a book culturally offensive? And other offensive questions on Telesa Tuesday.

Is she a true tamaitai Samoa? A true Samoan woman?TELESA Tuesday. I am preparing myself for outrage,hissing and spitting when TELESA hits the real world. Why? Because I have taken a Samoan legend/myth and completely twisted it beyond all recognizable belief. In doing so, I have probably offended any number of traditional beliefs and customs.… Continue reading What makes a book culturally offensive? And other offensive questions on Telesa Tuesday.