I am experiencing some serious “book glow” friends — you know, the reader’s high after finishing a wonderful, satisfying book. Last night I finished Like Never Before by Melissa Tagg and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This was my first read by Melissa and, let me tell you, I was NOT disappointed.
Several weeks ago I introduced you to Paul Combs and his endeavor to open The Last Word Bookstore here in Fort Worth, Texas. An independently published author and avid book lover, Paul’s passion runs deep for bringing this little corner of culture through the printed word to his community. Gives me goosebumps!
I have the great pleasure of introducing you to a fellow author and friend of mine, Andrew Budek-Schmeisser. Andrew and I first connected on the Books and Such Literary Agency blog. His insightful, intelligent, and often witty comments have taught me a lot about writing and life. He also regularly comments on this blog, forContinue reading “Book Review: Emerald Isle”
Hello, lovely readers. You’re all looking exceptionally beautiful today. I’m a bit lighter today (no thanks to the Mother’s Day salted caramel cheesecake) for several reasons. What’s exciting you today?
Oh me, oh my! There’s some tasty treats out there in Book Land. Yummy morsels just begging to be nibbled and savored. Here are two of my favorite fiction book candy flavors. Grab your cellophane bag and twist tie and get ready to stuff your mind full of some sweet stories!
I’m a fan of Top Ten lists around here. Like this one and this one. Today, I’ve got another one….and it’s all about YOU! I present to you…
I met author Paul Combs through a mutual friend. He’s a fellow NaNoWriMo-er and introduced me to the editor who worked on my first novel. Though we’ve actually only met in person once, he’s been an encourager through my journey. He’s independently published two novels, The Last Word and Writer in Residence — a two-book series about cousinsContinue reading “Life Imitating Art: Interview with Author Paul Combs”
“Hallelujah!” Do you ever feel like shouting this when you make it to Friday? This week chewed me up and spit me out. Nothing too major, but this morning I woke up with a brewing cold and a notice that my website was down thanks to my husband disputed the renewal charge because I forgotContinue reading “TGIF”
OOPS! Edited to include our newsletter giveaway winner! See below. 🙂 There’s a lot of great things to be seen around the web. I wouldn’t be a very gracious blog host if I didn’t share some of the best I’ve seen lately, now would I? Here are the top 10 books, blogs, and buddies IContinue reading “Top 10: Books, Blogs, and Buddies”
An author I’ve connected with through a mutual friend is doing something truly remarkable. Paul Combs, author of The Last Word, is beginning exciting plans for opening the only independent bookstore — actually, the only bookstore, period — in downtown Fort Worth, TX. The store, which will also boast the name The Last Word, willContinue reading “Indie Bookstore Coming to Fort Worth”