The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess

Release Date: July 9, 2019 In the publishing world of the 1980s, Eve Rosen is stuck as an editorial assistant while yearning for her own writing career. Hoping that literary genius will rub off on her, she jumps at an invitation to a Cape Cod summer party hosted by New Yorker writer, Henry Grey, and his enigmatic poet wife, Tillie. At a summer home in … Continue reading The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess

Book Spotlight: Seven Letters by J.P. Monninger

Release Date: October 8, 2019 About The Book:  J. P. Monninger, author of the international bestseller The Map That Leads to You, the novel Nicholas Sparks called “romantic and unforgettable”, tells a poignant love story of the ways the world divides two souls—and the way that love brings them together. Kate Moreton is in Ireland on sabbatical from her teaching position at Dartmouth College when she … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Seven Letters by J.P. Monninger

Book Spotlight: A Girl Named Anna by Lizzy Barber

Release Date: September 3, 2019  About The Book:  A WOMAN’S WORLD BEST NEW BOOK WINNER OF THE DAILY MAIL FIRST NOVEL COMPETITION If your whole life is a lie, who can you trust? Raised in a quiet rural community, Anna has always been taught that her mamma’s rules are the only path to follow. But, on her eighteenth birthday, she defies her mamma for the … Continue reading Book Spotlight: A Girl Named Anna by Lizzy Barber

Book Spotlight: Eastbound From Flagstaff by Annette Valentine

Release Date: June 25, 2019   About The Book:  Annette Valentine’s debut novel opens with the spotlight on a young man in transition at a time in history when men longed for adventure and aspired for something greater than themselves. This multidimensional story confronts bold theological concerns and existential worries, all while providing a compelling narrative about waywardness, grace, and returning home. A novel blending … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Eastbound From Flagstaff by Annette Valentine

You’ve Been Volunteered by Laurie Gelman

Release Date: July 23, 2019 Jen Dixon is the class mom for her son’s third-grade class. It’s a thankless job and she is always short on help.  To enlist others, she entertains the parents with emails loaded with sarcasm and snark that makes it hard for them to resist. At the same time, Jen finds herself enlisted by the new PTA president to manage the … Continue reading You’ve Been Volunteered by Laurie Gelman

The 2018 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction Shortlist Announced

(July 29, 2019; New York, NY)–The Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction announced its shortlist today. The annual award is given to a writer whose work is set in the South, exemplifies the tenets of Southern literature—quality of prose, originality, and authenticity of setting and characters—and reflects, in the words of its namesake, Willie Morris, “hope for belonging, for belief in a people’s better nature, … Continue reading The 2018 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction Shortlist Announced

Author Interview: ”Heart of Barkness” by Spencer Quinn

                      I had the opportunity to sit down with Spencer Quinn to discuss his latest book “Heart Of Barkness: A Chet & Bernie Mystery” which was released 7/2 by Forge Books.  Below is a summary of that conversation along with a quick biography. About the Author: Peter Abrahams is the Edgar Award–winning author of 37 … Continue reading Author Interview: ”Heart of Barkness” by Spencer Quinn

The Whisper Man by Alex North

Release Date: 8/20/2019 Tom Kennedy, a grieving widower, believes a fresh start is just what he and his son Jake need. The town of Featherbank holds promise for Jake, a sensitive and creative child still struggling with discovering his mother’s body. However as tranquil Featherbank seems now, it holds a dark past. Twenty years earlier a serial killer terrorized the town – abducting and murdering … Continue reading The Whisper Man by Alex North