General Post, Interviews

Guest Post- Something About Grace

Something About Grace by Andy Blackman Grace is not a complex character to understand, she comes from an era when life was simpler, and family values were stronger than they are in this day and age. Both Grace’s parents were killed in the early bombing of London, not having any siblings or close family to… Continue reading Guest Post- Something About Grace

Reviews

#30AUTHORS-Annette Dashofy Review

  Intro #30Authors is an event started by The Book Wheel that connects readers, bloggers, and authors. In it, 30 authors review their favorite recent reads on 30 blogs in 30 days. It takes place annually during the month of September and has been met with incredible support from and success in the literary community. It has… Continue reading #30AUTHORS-Annette Dashofy Review

General Post, Reviews

#30AUTHORS- J.J. Hensley Review

Intro #30Authors is an event started by The Book Wheel that connects readers, bloggers, and authors. In it, 30 authors review their favorite recent reads on 30 blogs in 30 days. It takes place annually during the month of September and has been met with incredible support from and success in the literary community. It has also… Continue reading #30AUTHORS- J.J. Hensley Review

Author Q & A, Uncategorized

Guest Post: J.D. Jordan

How writing my debut novel was like buying lottery tickets and getting struck by lightning JD Jordan -- Writing a book is hard. But the hardest part was getting struck by lightning. My debut novel, Calamity: Being an Account of Calamity Jane and Her Gunslinging Green Man, hits bookshelves and e-readers on September 1. Bear with me… Continue reading Guest Post: J.D. Jordan

Author Q & A, Interviews

James W. Ziskin Q&A

When I first came across the Ellie Stone series, I knew it would be a bit of a different read for me. I don't typically read Historical Fiction in the form of mysteries, but I experienced some form of enchantment that I haven't found elsewhere, which leads me to believe that this special combination of… Continue reading James W. Ziskin Q&A

Blog Tour, General Post

Blog Tour: The Jump+Giveaway

Summary: Struggling to come to terms with the suicide of her teenage son, Ellie lives in the shadows of the Forth Road Bridge, lingering on its footpaths and swimming in the waters below. One day she talks down another suicidal teenager, Sam, and sees for herself a shot at redemption, the chance to atone for… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Jump+Giveaway

Author Q & A, General Post

Guest Post: Paula Treick DeBoard

GETTING UNSTUCK by Paula Treick DeBoard Recently, I was chatting about writing to a group of creative writers at GO DEEP, a writing and yoga retreat in the Sierra Nevadas. We read Anne Lamott’s “Shitty First Drafts,” an excerpt from Bird by Bird, her excellent book about writing, and I was struck again by how… Continue reading Guest Post: Paula Treick DeBoard

Author Q & A

My Husband’s Son Blog Tour

Stealth Writing: How To Secretly Write A Novel Whilst Holding Down a Job Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist, wrote the early draft of her bestselling novel while working as a PA in the city. Bored and frustrated, whenever she had any down time (and, reading between the lines, even when she didn’t) she’d open… Continue reading My Husband’s Son Blog Tour

Author Q & A

Guest Post: Charlie Donlea

That Book If you’re an avid reader, you’ve come across that book. That magical book that touched you and moved you. The one you didn’t want to put down. The one you stayed up too late reading. The one you couldn’t wait to get back to, couldn’t stop thinking about, and were sad to finish.… Continue reading Guest Post: Charlie Donlea

Author Q & A

Guest Blog: Liz Lazarus

An Unexpected Sisterhood Free of Malice did not start as a novel - it began as my journal, my way of healing from the trauma of being attacked my senior year of college. You see, though my book is fiction, the attack was real. A man did break into my house in the middle of the night… Continue reading Guest Blog: Liz Lazarus