#BestBookAwards: Evening in the Yellow Woods by Laura Kemp

We would like to Congratulate “Evening in the Yellow Wood” by Laura Kemp for being chosen as an Award-Winning Finalist in the “Fiction: Cross-Genre” Category of the 2019 Best Book Awards Sponsored by American Book Fest. http://www.americanbookfest.com/generalfiction/crossgenre.htm

#BookReview: The Fourteenth of September by Rita Dragonette

Reviewer: Annie Horsky McDonnell Date of Release: September 18, 2018 Summary: On September 14, 1969, Private First Class Judy Talton celebrates her nineteenth birthday by secretly joining the campus anti-Vietnam War movement. In doing so, she jeopardizes both the army scholarship that will secure her future and her relationship with her military family. But Judy’sContinue reading “#BookReview: The Fourteenth of September by Rita Dragonette”

#BookRelease, #BookReview & #BookGiveaway: Love, Jane By Katie Blanchard

♦ ♦ ♦ Jane always longed for security and thought she found it when she married Stewart. When stress takes a toll on their marriage, she hires yoga instructor Shana to help him, but finds that sometimes inviting a stranger into your home means they never leave. Tossed out of her home and marriage, penniless,Continue reading “#BookRelease, #BookReview & #BookGiveaway: Love, Jane By Katie Blanchard”

#NewRelease, #AuthorInterview & #Giveaway: Meet Eileen Sanchez and learn more about “Freedom Lessons: A Novel”

Q: What first sparked your interest in writing “Freedom Lessons”?  Ten years ago, I was at a professional educational conference in New Orleans, LA. After a long day of presentations, we went out to Pat O’Brien’s, a great bar in the French Quarter. If you ever visit NOLA be sure to go there to haveContinue reading “#NewRelease, #AuthorInterview & #Giveaway: Meet Eileen Sanchez and learn more about “Freedom Lessons: A Novel””

#BookReview: The Shape of the Atmosphere by Jessica Dainty

Reviewer: Annie Horsky McDonnell Date of Release: November 2016 Summary: Gertie MacLarsen believes she was given ugliness at birth. Growing up in an estranged home, the only times she feels beautiful are the nights her father comes in to show her the stars. The day of her 16th birthday, the same day that Sputnik traverses the sky,Continue reading “#BookReview: The Shape of the Atmosphere by Jessica Dainty”

#BookReview: How Fires End by Marco Rafalà

Reviewer: Annie Horsky McDonnell Release Date: October 15, 2019 Summary: A dark secret born out of World War II lies at the heart of a Sicilian American family in this emotional and sweeping saga of guilt, revenge, and, ultimately, redemption. After soldiers vacate the Sicilian hillside town of Melilli in the summer of 1943, theContinue reading “#BookReview: How Fires End by Marco Rafalà”

#Giveaway: Arbitrage by Colette Kebell on Audiobook

We have been kindly offered an Audiobook copy of Colette Kebell’s novel “Arbitrage” on audiobook. Please leave a comment below if you are interested and that you will leave a review.   Summary: Ryan Logan thinks he has it all… A young attorney specialising in finance and tax law, Logan has earned an impressive reputationContinue reading “#Giveaway: Arbitrage by Colette Kebell on Audiobook”

#BookReview, #Excerpt, #Giveaway & #HolidayReads: Mistletoe at the Lakeside Resort by Susan Schild

Reviewer: Annie Horsky McDonnell Release Date: Today. October 25, 2019 Summary: USA Today Bestselling author Susan Schild writes heartwarming and funny novels about women over 40 having adventures, falling in love and finding their happily ever afters. The soon to be released MISTLETOE AT THE LAKESIDE RESORT is a Christmas novella and the third bookContinue reading “#BookReview, #Excerpt, #Giveaway & #HolidayReads: Mistletoe at the Lakeside Resort by Susan Schild”

#BookReview: Beneath Pale Water by Thalia Henry

Reviewer: Annie McDonnell Summary: Set amidst the physical and psychological landscapes of New Zealand’s southern hills and grasslands, Beneath Pale Water is a social realist and expressionistic novel that follows a triangle of three damaged individuals – a sculptor, a vagrant and a model – who have grown calcified shells against the world. Their searchContinue reading “#BookReview: Beneath Pale Water by Thalia Henry”

#AuthorInterview: Bette Lee Crosby author of “Memory House”

I always enjoy speaking with Bette Lee Crosby. It is a very comfortable conversation, as if I have been friends with her all of my life.  Bette is one of the kindest, most easy going people I know. Tonight we spoke about her novel, “Memory House”, which is my favorite of her stories. It willContinue reading “#AuthorInterview: Bette Lee Crosby author of “Memory House””