January 28, 2023

Today’s author is Annie Cathryn, whose debut novel, The Friendship Breakup, will be published on February 7, by Alcove Press. A story about the importance of female friendship, the dynamics that can leave someone out in the cold, and the effort it takes to re-establish relationships, this book has both humor and some tears. A…

October 31, 2022

If you read my blog, you’ll know that Alison McBain is a friend of mine – but that’s not the reason I asked her to tell me where she writes. She’s an incredibly hardworking author, publisher, editor, illustrator, artist, and more. She’s won awards in all those capacities, and does it all with aplomb –…

October 13, 2022

Libby Waterford is a friend and a best-selling author of ten contemporary romance novels, where lust always leads to happily-ever-after. Many are set in California, and, though I don’t read many romances, these are so well written that they’re hard to resist. Her latest is no exception. Take a Bow, which releases today, follows Take…

September 16, 2022

Barbara Conrey‘s wonderful new historical novel My Secret to Keep released on August 23. The story deals with secrets, lies, and betrayals, and begins in 1948, moving forward to the eighties. The plot had some great twists and turns that kept me turning the pages, and I highly recommend it for book clubs, because there’d…

April 1, 2022

Maggie Smith’s debut novel, Truth and Other Lies was published on March 8 and concerns three women trying to find their way amid major life changes. They’re of different ages with different backgrounds and secrets that may hold them back. Their stories are artfully woven together and challenge the reader to decide what’s allowable when…

March 16, 2022

Randye Kaye’s latest book is called Happier Made Simple: Choose Your Words. Change Your Life, and it’s as good as its word. She describes it as being for those of us who are too antsy to meditate, dropped out of yoga, and failed Daily-Gratitude-Lists 101.  I loved this very user-friendly book about making one’s life…

March 4, 2022

Sarahlyn Bruck is the author of the award-winning Daytime Drama (2021), about a daytime soap opera star whose life threatens to fall apart when the network cancels her show. This second novel was described by Kirkus Reviews as “a fun, frothy tale that will leave readers excited for a sequel.” Sounds like a perfect read when you…

January 13, 2022

Sonya Huber is an award-winning, writer – she writes essays and memoir. Her book Pain Woman Takes Your Keys won two awards, and her latest, Supremely Tiny Acts, is likely to garner more. It’s a book-length memoir essay whose framework takes place over an anxiety-inducing day, but covers a lifetime of other memories, expertly interwoven…

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