Talking Books with Heather Jacks

Heather Jacks was raised on Indian reservation in southeastern Oregon, until age fifteen, at which time; she was chosen to be an ‘experimental exchange student’ to Australia. She went down under, with an organization called YFU, Youth for Understanding, and spent 10.5 months turning16 in the Outback.  When she returned, she attended college, and received an FCC license, followed by completing a B.A....more

Interview with Jennifer Ott, author of 'Desperate Moon'

Inspiration comes from watching way too much Monty Python. The abstract and the absurd way of looking at normal life, not only offers humor, but questions many problems in society in a light-hearted manner. If we can laugh at ourselves, if we can laugh at life, problems do not seem quite so difficult to tackle.  In fact, problems are not as complicated as they seem; everything is very simple....more

Talking Books with Lisa Tillinger Johansen

We're all on one kind of diet or another during our lifetime.  If not, we should be actively watching what we eat, how we exercise and what ways we can be comfortable with our own bodies.  Our bodies are important to us.  How we take care of them is important to our well-being, health and, yes, happiness.  If you are comfortable with being overweight, that's fine, but think of the health issues that go along with it....more

Talking Self-Publishing with 'Angels, Angels, Everywhere' Michelle Beber

Self-publishing.  The very word might conjure up eebie jeebies amongst writers.  But, self-publishing has come a long way.  I asked Michelle Beber, author of the children's book, Angels, Angels, Everywhere, her thoughts on self-publishing and if she had any tips to help the journey a little easier if you decide to self-publish your own book. Thank you for this interview, Michelle. You self-published your latest book, Angels, Angels, Everywhere.  Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route? ...more

Talking Books with Mary-Lou Stephens, author of 'How To Stay Married'

Mary-Lou Stephens studied acting and played in bands before she got a proper job -in radio. She writes whenever she's not behind the microphone or heading off to a meditation retreat....more

Book Excerpt: White Rogue by Stephen Langford, Dr. David Fett & Connie Malcolm

Title: White Rogue Genre: Spy Thriller Author: Dr. David R. Fett, Stephen Langford & Connie Malcolm Publisher: CreateSpace Pages: 254 Language: English ISBN-10: 1481995510 ISBN-13: 978-1481995511...more

Interview with Kaylin McFarren, author of 'Buried Threads'

Kaylin McFarren is a California native who has enjoyed traveling around the world. She previously worked as director for a fine art gallery, where she helped foster the careers of various artists before feeling the urge to satisfy her won creative impulses....more

Talking Books with Jo Kessel, author of 'Weak at the Knees'

Jo Kessel is a journalist in the UK, working for the BBC and reporting and presenting for ITV on holiday, consumer and current affairs programs. She writes for several national newspapers including the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, the Guardian and the Express and was the anonymous author of the Independent’s hit column: Diary of a Primary School Mum....more

Talking Books with Chick Lit Author Arnine Weiss

Arnine Cumsky Weiss is a nationally certified sign language interpreter and a teacher of English as a second language. She has worked in the field of Deafness for over thirty years. She is the author of six books. BECOMING A BAR MITVAH: A TREASURY OF STORIES, BECOMING A BAT MITZVAH: A TREASURY OF STORIES (University of Scranton Press), THE JEWS OF SCRANTON (Arcadia Publishing), and THE UNDEFEATED (RID Press) and  THE CHOICE: CONVERTS TO JUDAISM SHARE THEIR STORIES (University of Scranton Press)....more

Not My Mother's Son by R.K. Avery

Title: Not My Mother’s Son Genre: Psychological Thriller/Mystery Author: R.K. Avery Publisher: Brighton Publishing Pages: 215 Language: English ISBN – 978-1-62183-009-2...more