Posts Categorized: Five by Five

Jan 14
5 x 5 – MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL & the Five Books That Inspired Her

5 x 5 – MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL & the Five Books That Inspired Her

      Welcome to a special Five by Five post!   Mary Robinette Kowal was unable to participate in the original Five by Five Week but was very generous in visiting the blog today to share with us five books that have been influential for her as a writer… Read more »

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Dec 14
5 x 5 – AMANDA CARLSON & the Five Books That Inspired Her

5 x 5 – AMANDA CARLSON & the Five Books That Inspired Her

    Carlson wowed me this year with her debut novel, FULL BLOODED.  I love a good werewolf tale and that’s just what Carlson gave me.  Jessica McClain, the only female werewolf in existence, the embodiment of an ancient prophecy that foretells the end of the werewolf race?  DRAMA.  Full… Read more »

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Dec 13
5 x 5 – SUZANNE JOHNSON & the Five Books That Inspired Her

5 x 5 – SUZANNE JOHNSON & the Five Books That Inspired Her

            Suzanne Johnson is one of my favorite authors.  I discovered her work this year with the release of two new series that very quickly became two of my favorite all time series: The sexy PNR series PENTON LEGACY (written under the name Susannah Sandlin) about… Read more »

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Dec 12
5 x 5 – SERESSIA GLASS & the Five Books That Inspired Her

5 x 5 – SERESSIA GLASS & the Five Books That Inspired Her

      I first came across Glass’ SHADOWCHASERS when scouring Goodreads and Amazon for a new UF series.  To be honest, what first drew me to SHADOW BLADE, book one in the series, was the fact that the main character was a woman of color.  You don’t often see… Read more »

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Dec 11
5 x 5 – KRISTEN PAINTER & the Five Books That Inspired Her

5 x 5 – KRISTEN PAINTER & the Five Books That Inspired Her

    The first thing that drew me to Painter’s HOUSE OF COMARRE series was the incredible cover art by the Spanish artist Nekro.  I was instantly drawn to it by the black, white, and red color palette, the golden tattoos, and the intricate, gothic detail that frames every cover… Read more »

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Dec 10
5 x 5 – JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT & the Five Books That Inspired Her

5 x 5 – JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT & the Five Books That Inspired Her

          I first discovered Jennifer’s LUX SERIES around the time I started this blog.  Some of my favorite fellow bloggers waxed poetic about the chemistry Jennifer created between Katy and Daemon, the series’ main protagonists.  These books got such blogger love that it made me stand… Read more »

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Dec 09
Five by Five – Five of My Favorite Authors & the Five Books That Inspired Them

Five by Five – Five of My Favorite Authors & the Five Books That Inspired Them

  Earlier this year, I started a new feature at She-Wolf Reads called “Five by Five” in which five of my favorite authors discussed five books or authors that inspired them.  It was a fun week of great book recommendations and giveaways.  I had so much fun with it that… Read more »

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May 11
Five by Five – JES YOUNG and the Five Books that Inspire Her

Five by Five – JES YOUNG and the Five Books that Inspire Her

Five Authors and the Five Books that Inspire Them – Five by Five, May 7th – 11th:   Due to unfortunate, unforeseen, and totally understandable circumstances, the author originally scheduled for today, was unable to contribute.  So, I decided it would be a great opportunity to introduce you to a… Read more »

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May 10
Five by Five – JENN BENNETT and the Five Books that Inspire Her

Five by Five – JENN BENNETT and the Five Books that Inspire Her

Five Authors and the Five Books that Inspire Them – Five by Five, May 7th – 11th:   Jenn Bennett is the Atlanta-based author of the wonderful Arcadia Bell series.  She is also a visual artist, a Tiki bar expert,  and a dark fairytale enthusiast.  Now, this totally explains the… Read more »

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May 09
Five by Five – NICOLE PEELER and the Five Books that Inspire Her

Five by Five – NICOLE PEELER and the Five Books that Inspire Her

Five Authors and the Five Books that Inspire Them – Five by Five, May 7th – 11th:       Nicole Peeler is actually Dr. Peeler, if you please.  With both a bachelor’s and a PhD in English Literature, she teaches writing at Seton’s Hall MFA program… when she is… Read more »

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