Blog Tour: Dayna Steele Discusses Coping with Alzheimer’s Through Facebook

Blog Tour: Dayna Steele Discusses Coping with Alzheimer’s Through Facebook

Author of Surviving Alzheimer’s With Friends, Facebook, and A Really Big Glass of Wine The book chronicles your mother’s illness through your Facebook posts. Did you include every post in the book? What was the selection process like? My co-author Heather Rossiello kept a database of every single post and every comment – there were […]

Blog Tour: Debut YA Novelist Discusses Hollywood, Fashion, and Social Media

Blog Tour: Debut YA Novelist Discusses Hollywood, Fashion, and Social Media

Born in India, Saba Kapur spent her childhood in Indonesia and Kiev, Ukraine. Her passion for storytelling developed at a young age, born from a deep seated love of books. Saba is a 20-year-old writer currently in her final year of college, studying International Relations and Criminology at Monash University. She hopes to one day […]

Blog Tour: Eric Lotke Discusses Story Behind MAKING MANNA

Blog Tour: Eric Lotke Discusses Story Behind MAKING MANNA

Eric Lotke has spent his career driving change in the prison system. He’s spent time providing legal counsel to people incarcerated under DC law, working to reduce violence in neighborhoods, and researching how to create progressive economic change. His work with the census bureau’s treatment of prisoners has lead to integral changes in state law […]

THE WIDOW: Smart, Psychological Thriller

THE WIDOW: Smart, Psychological Thriller

Barton’s debut novel The Widow (February 2016) is a fantastic example of a smart psychological thriller. It contained all of my favorite things of this genre—narrators with questionable reliability, carefully crafted shifts in time, and slowly revealed secrets. The opening scene features a confident, no-nonsense reporter name Kate Waters who arrives at Jean Taylor’s doorstep […]

Blog Tour: Author Duo Discusses Their Debut YA Novel

Blog Tour: Author Duo Discusses Their Debut YA Novel

Dean Economos and Alyssa Machinis, Co-Authors of A North Shore Story   Dean Economos: Give us some background, what did you do before writing this book?   I went to college at Loyola University Chicago and received my undergrad in Biology and a minor in Biostatistics. I then went on to receive my M.B.A. from Loyola’s […]

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Fooling Around with Cinderella

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Fooling Around with Cinderella

FOOLING AROUND WITH CINDERELLA Storybook Valley #1 Stacy Juba Released November 9th, 2015 Self Published       What happens when the glass slippers pinch Cinderella’s toes? When Jaine Andersen proposes a new marketing role to the local amusement park, general manager Dylan Callahan charms her into filling Cinderella’s glass slippers for the summer. Her […]

Blog Tour: Joanne Bamberger Discusses Bipartisan Book About Hillary Clinton

Blog Tour: Joanne Bamberger Discusses Bipartisan Book About Hillary Clinton

Joanne Bamberger was one of the first Internet voices speaking about the intersection of women and mothers online and political/social activism with her popular (former) blog, PunditMom. LOVE HER, LOVE HER NOT, a #1 Amazon bestseller, is a bipartisan book that gathers 28 unique women’s voices from both sides of the aisle. From veteran journalists to millennial […]

Blog Tour: Debut Novelist Discusses Personal Pilgrimage to Publication

Blog Tour: Debut Novelist Discusses Personal Pilgrimage to Publication

Born in Parma, Ohio, Kenneth Zak is an aquatic nomad of Bohemian-Polish ancestry. As a lad, he dove into Lake Erie in search of a silver coin. Decades later, he surfaced off the island of Crete with a tale filled with mystical sea turtles, sunken treasure and a young woman’s search for a reclusive poet, […]

Blog Tour: Honor 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with Aftermath Lounge

Blog Tour: Honor 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with Aftermath Lounge

Margaret McMullan is the author of six award-winning novels including Aftermath Lounge, In My Mother’s House, Sources of Light, How I Found the Strong, and When I Crossed No-Bob. Her stories and essays have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Ploughshares, Southern Accents, TriQuarterly, Michigan Quarterly Review, and The Sun, among several other journals and anthologies. […]