Posts By: Lola

Lola’s Kitchen: Coconut Semolina Cake Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen: Coconut Semolina Cake Recipe

Lola’s Kitchen is a feature on Lola’s Reviews where I talk about all things related to food, cooking and baking. These posts can be recipe posts, tens list posts about food or recipes or more discussion type posts about food. I love cooking and spend some time in the kitchen almost every day, so I wanted to give it a place on my blog as well. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. This is such an unique recipe, a cake unlike most I’ve eaten before. the texture is quite dense, the flavor is sweet… Read more »

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Review: Plot Gardening by Chris Fox

Review: Plot Gardening by Chris Fox

Plot Gardening: Write Faster, Write Smarter (Write Faster, Write Smarter #7) by Chris Fox My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing/ writing Blurb: Learn to Plot without sacrificing Creativity What separates great novels from mediocre ones? Story. Authors that master this vital skill keep their readers up at night, and suffer the deluge of ‘when is the next book coming out’ emails. Whether you are a first time novelist, or a seasoned author Plot Gardening will teach you the fundamentals of storytelling, delivered in a practical way. Through exercises at the end of each chapter you will build your… Read more »

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Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Spartan Heart (Mythos Academy: Colorado #1) by Jennifer Estep narrated by Amanda Dolan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: New school year, same old problems . . . At Mythos Academy, everyone knows exactly who I am: Rory Forseti, Spartan girl and the daughter of Reapers. Even though I fought alongside my cousin Gwen Frost to save the mythological world from Loki and his evil Reapers of Chaos, I’m still the most hated girl at the academy because of all the horrible things my parents did. I had hoped that… Read more »

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Sunday Post #388

Sunday Post #388

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. What happened this week? This week started off not so good, but slowly got a bit better. At the start of the week I was tired from not sleeping as well for a few nights and my boyfriend’s weird work hours. Slowly I started feeling better as I got some better sleep…. Read more »

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Review: Audio for Authors by Joanna Penn

Review: Audio for Authors by Joanna Penn

Audio For Authors: Audiobooks, Podcasting, And Voice Technologies (Books for Writers #11) by Joanna Penn My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing Blurb: Do you want to create, publish and market your audiobooks? Are you ready to use podcasting to grow your author brand and reach more readers with your books? Audiobooks are the fastest-growing segment in publishing with double-digit growth in markets across the world. Podcasting has gone mainstream with listeners consuming audio on mobile phones and in-car devices, as well as through smart speakers. Advancements in voice technology continue to expand possibilities for audio creation and marketing…. Read more »

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Review: The Last Warrior by Susan Grant

Review: The Last Warrior by Susan Grant

The Last Warrior (Lost Colony #1) by Susan Grant My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance/ Science Fiction Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The Last Warrior (lightly updated) is available now – with a gorgeous new cover. A general betrayed by his king… A royal tutor playing a dangerous game… Prism Award Winner As a decorated warrior, General Tal knows only one kind of honor—to his people. But when his king turns on him, he discovers that his sacrifices, his successes, may not have been for the good of the country at all. His only safe… Read more »

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Review: Starcrossed by Allie Therin

Review: Starcrossed by Allie Therin

Starcrossed (Magic in Manhattan #2) by Allie Therin My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: When everything they’ve built is threatened, only their bond remains… 1925 New York Psychometric Rory Brodigan’s life hasn’t been the same since the day he met Arthur Kenzie. Arthur’s continued quest to contain supernatural relics that pose a threat to the world has captured Rory’s imagination—and his heart. But Arthur’s upper-class upbringing still leaves Rory worried that he’ll never measure up, especially when Arthur’s aristocratic ex arrives in New York. For Arthur, there’s only Rory. But… Read more »

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