Carlos Ruiz Zafón passed away on Friday. Colon cancer. He was only 55. Ruiz Zafón is the author of one of my favorite novels, The Shadow of the Wind. It is a book I wish I could read again for… Read More ›
“When selecting an exotic location for travel, it’s advisable to choose one where the air isn’t trying to kill you.” So begins the first book in Erica Ruth Neubauer’s new historical mystery series featuring Jane Wunderly, a young American widow… Read More ›
Historical Fiction Panel. Join the Book Cougars at the Mohegan Sun on Thurs, Sept 27th at 7pm. In conversation with Fiona Davis, Melodie Winawer, James R. Benn, and Marie Benedict.
Last week I highlighted the books I picked up at BookExpo that are already published and out in the world (click here to see that post). This week I’m listing the titles that will be published later this year. There… Read More ›
“Time flies” and “So many books, so little time” are two clichés that banged up against my reading life when I was offered the opportunity to read and review Linda Castillo’s first Kate Burkholder novel, Sworn to Silence. In 2009, when Sworn to Silence came… Read More ›
This Thursday (8/10/17) from 6-7 pm, I’ll be in conversation with writer and activist Sarah Prager at the Book Club Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT. Prager’s new book Queer There and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the… Read More ›
I am beyond thrilled to announce that Mastering the Art of Self-Expression: A Creative Journaling Workbook by Laura Thoma is now available! About the workbook: Mastering the Art of Self-Expression is an interactive full-color workbook based on Laura Thoma’s successful in-person and… Read More ›