The Books That Die

What Do Authors Do When Their Books Die?I don't mean the ones they've written and published....more

5 lessons learned from seeing Elizabeth Gilbert

When I learned that Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the very popular Eat, Pray, Love book, was coming to a location near my home for a seminar, I quickly bought tickets. I enjoyed her memoir about traveling to Italy, India and Indonesia to find herself after a divorce and ‘life meltdown.’ I follow her on Facebook and other social media, enjoying her quirky, inspirational, funny posts and articles....more

A Reader to Writer Journey

© Sergey Nivens / Dollar Photo Club Used with permission.I blogged about where we buy books last Wednesday, and it launched some interesting conversations, both on the post, and in some discussion lists where I mentioned it....more

Where Do You Buy Your Books?

I had an author guest scheduled for today, but as you know, Life Happens and she wasn’t able to stop by. I like to talk books on Wednesdays, but I was a little stumped about what part of books I should focus on today....more

Creating An Author Website: 7 Sites That Will Totally Inspire You!

Originally Published On Beyond Your BlogIf you clicked to read this article, you probably fall into one of 3 categories:1.) You have an author site and either want to see how it measures up, or know it could use a facelift2.) You don’t have an author site, but have considered creating one to showcase your writing3.) You have a blog or website and would like to add a section/page dedicated to your writingAm I on the right track?...more

Book Review: The Hysterics by Kristen Hope Mazzola

I had never read a series based on music or musicians prior to reading this book. I’m kicking myself in the ass for it now. I thoroughly enjoyed this book beginning to end. My only complaint is that it was too short, I wanted to keep reading and reading about Fallon and Dane forever!...more

Is Ta-Nehisi Coates' New Book 'Between the World and Me' Bleak and Hopeless?

Is Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book, Between the World and Me,  styled as a letter to his 15-year-old son Samori, the opposite of the song that has become somewhat of a rallying cry at some Black Lives Matter movement events, Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright”? ...more
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I received this ebook from NetGalley and Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), Members’ Titles in exchange for an honest review....more

Series Review: The Enthralled Series by Vanessa Fewings

THE ENTHRALL SERIES BY VANESSA FEWINGSBOOK 1: ENTHRALLBOOK 2: ENTHRALL HERBOOK 3: ENTHRALL HIMI’m going to review three books together because I read the series at neck-breaking speed. I was completely sucked into the world created by Vanessa Fewings and hope to inspire you all with my review into wanting to discover that world as well....more

Happy Birthday Katharine Hepburn

May 12, 2015 – Birthday Katharine HepburnKate & I...more