Sassy Southern Book Blog Review

(copied from Amazon.com Even Halos Can Be Crooked reviews page)
Customer Review

3.0 out of 5 stars and an oddly adorable Devil’s Spawn minion named Desmin, March 6, 2017
This review is from: Even Halos Can Be Crooked (Kindle Edition)
The premise of “Halos” fits right in with a traditional paranormal plotline. After a near-death accident (attempted murder), Autumn is returned to Earth from Limbo to help balance the scales in her soul, by finding and protecting the soul who was the actual target of the murder attempt. In the process she stumbles into a battle with sirens, demons, and devils for all the souls on Earth. With the help of some hot as heck angels, and an oddly adorable Devil’s Spawn minion named Desmin, she navigates her new reality while trying to follow the rules and yet still have a little fun.

Typically books of this nature, are serious and intense. This book tried to infuse a tremendous amount of humor, and tongue-in-cheek phrasing. The intent appears to be to take a deep and intense topic, and have a little fun with it. Unfortunately, I found it to be a little juvenile in the approach. Autumn is in her late 20’s to early 30’s, but when you read her words, she sounds more like a high school girl with all the naivety and hyper-exuberance a teenage girl might have. It made her character’s ability to succeed in this endeavor much less believable. Add in our adorable Desminn with his wit and teenage boy sounding humor, and it was just difficult to take them seriously. The saving grace here was the character of her guardian angel Castle. He tended to be the more serious of the group, allowing you to believe they COULD actually succeed.

Even though the blurb for this book said it was the first in a series, I wasn’t expecting the cliffhanger to be as big as it was. So much was left unresolved and unanswered. I would have expected some resolution to pieces of the story, while setting up for the next book in the series. You weren’t just left hanging, it was as if you were pushed off that proverbial cliff.

If you like your paranormal mysteries on the lighthearted side, then “Halos” is a good fit for you. If you prefer a more serious approach, then probably not.

March Madness 2017 eBook Giveaway

♧♧♧ ~☆In the spirit of March Madness this month, The Crooked Halo Series is doing a special promotional giveaway!!!~☆ ♧♧♧

Three lucky winners will be selected at random to receive an eBook copy of Even Halos Can Be Crooked!!! Contest runs from March 1st, 2017 to March 7th, 2017!! Winners will be announced March 10th, 2017 (to give the winners time to respond with an email address)!

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Happy Halos Everyone and good luck!!

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Goodreads Giveaway Contest!!

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Starting today – February 18th, 2017 – and running until February 25th, 2017, you can enter for a chance to win your very own copy of Even Halos Can Be Crooked by L. M. Schukraft!

What do you need to do to enter this amazingly awesome contest? Just check out the information below!! Click on “Enter Giveaway” and that should take you right where you need to be to join this contest! Good luck everyone and check back often for more updates and giveaways!

Even Halos Can Be Crooked by L.M. Schukraft
Even Halos Can Be Crooked
by L.M. Schukraft (Goodreads Author)

Release date: Feb 07, 2017
Hello All!I am a brand new indie author. I’m also brand new to Goodreads. As a new author, I’m on a quest to find readers for my novel Even Halos Can Be Crooked. I’d love some reviews too!!


My novel is a Paranormal Romance that has been suggested if people like watching the TV series Supernatural, they might like reading my book.
I love my characters. I started reading it again when I got my print proof just a few days ago and have laughed a couple of times out loud in just the first 6 chapters. It’s a fast, light read and I think people would enjoy it if they gave it a chance :)The deadline for this contest is February 25th, 2017. Let’s have some fun reading something new and helping this author out!!

Giveaway ends in: 7 days and 16:57:39

Availability: 1 copy available

Giveaway dates: Feb 18 – Feb 25, 2017

Countries available: US

Format: Print Book

Event: Guest Author Article on The Story Reading Ape March 22, 2017 1:00 am UTC

The Story Reading Ape website will be sharing a guest author article of mine where I’m interviewed by Desmin, the Devils Spawn Minion, from The Crooked Halo series. A direct link to the article will be provided after it has gone live on March 22, 2017 at 1:00 am UTC (London, UK time).

You can RSVP for the Event on The Crooked Halo Series Facebook page here:

The Crooked Halo Series Facebook RSVP Event for Guest Article

Link for The Story Reading Ape blog site:
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Follow L. M. Schukraft on Goodreads

Below is a link to my Goodreads Author page. You can find my novel there for purchase as well, read it, and review it! If you are a member with Goodreads already, please be sure to check out my page and review Even Halos Can Be Crooked. I also might have promotional giveaways posted there from time to time so be sure to follow me for updates.

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Event: Podcast Live Release Date for Desmin’s First Assignment March 03, 2017 6 pm CST

Desmin’s First Assignment, a flash story in The Crooked Halo series,  is scheduled to go live on the March 3rd podcast of 600 Second Saga, episodes go live at 6pm CST/ 7pm EST.

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