As a rule I am not a great fan of self-help or advice books. That being said, there is one author I will go to every time I am looking for indie author advice: Gisela Hausmann, a top Amazon reviewer. Every one of her books that I have read has provided me without invaluable suggestions on how to be a successful writer. Note, she … Continue reading “The Little Blue Book for Authors: 53 Dos & Don’ts Nobody Is Telling You” by Gisela Hausmann
Just a few more days to get these book deals! Drawing Ends October 31. Enter to win a SIGNED copy of “Riddle”! No strings, no commitment. Riddle by Elizabeth Horton-Newton “Seven years ago Kort Eriksen went to prison for killing his girlfriend Desiree. Now he’s back in Riddle and some people think he got off easy. Others, including long time friend Norma, think … Continue reading October Book Updates!
As the adult child of a parent who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, I was eager to read Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace with Dementia by author Peter Maeck. I was pleased to find a book of photographs, poetry, and prose that explored the experiences of Maeck and his father as they traveled the road of dementia. In the beginning of the book Maeck admits … Continue reading “Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace with Dementia” by Peter Maeck
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It was 7:00 AM and my husband was up and getting ready for work; time to get my daughter up and make breakfast. I pulled on my thick robe in spite of the warm morning, making certain I was properly covered before going into my daughter’s bedroom. The blinds were closed against prying eyes, but I could tell it… Continue reading A Day in the Life
I’ve eagerly awaited the fourth book in the Troubadours series, and it was well worth waiting for. Song Hereafter by award-winning author Jean Gill continues the story of Dragonetz los Pros and Estela de Matin. Capturing the flavor of the twelfth century, politically and culturally, Gill leads the reader along the path of history. Gill’s ability to breathe life into her characters is stunning. … Continue reading “Song Hereafter” (The Troubadours Quartet, #4) By Jean Gill (ARC)
October is my favorite month of the year. Fall is just beginning, the days are getting cooler, the leaves are turning, and Halloween is coming! What could be better than a hot cup of coffee, a couple of cookies, and a good book? This is the time of the year when I look to old favorites and seek out new books that embody horror, fantasy, … Continue reading October Reading: Vampires and More