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  • May 23, 2017
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  • Comments Off on Author Interview: Bruce Forciea, author of ‘Alan 2’

Author Interview: Bruce Forciea, author of ‘Alan 2’

Bruce Forciea is known for taking complex scientific concepts and making them easy to understand through engaging stories and simple explanations. He is an Amazon Best Selling Author and author of several books on healing and biology, along with science fiction thriller novels. His fiction writing draws on a diverse and eclectic background that includes touring and performing with a professional show, designing digital circuits, treating thousands of patients, and teaching. His stories include complex plots with unexpected twists and turns, quirky characters, and a reality very similar to our own. Dr. Forciea lives in Wisconsin and loves writing during
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  • May 11, 2017
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Interview with ‘The Feet Say Run’ Daniel A. Blum

Daniel A. Blum grew up in New York, attended Brandeis University and currently lives outside of Boston with his family. His first novel Lisa33 was published by Viking in 2003. He has been featured in Poets and Writers magazine, Publisher’s Weekly and most recently, interviewed in Psychology Today. Daniel writes a humor blog, The Rotting Post, that has developed a loyal following. His latest release is the literary novel, The Feet Say Run. WEBSITE & SOCIAL LINKS: WEBSITE | TWITTER | FACEBOOK   About the Book: At the age of eighty-five, Hans Jaeger finds himself a castaway among a group
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  • March 15, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Bookish Conversation with ‘Gardens of Hope’ Michael Holloway Perronne

A Bookish Conversation with ‘Gardens of Hope’ Michael Holloway Perronne

Michael Holloway Perronne is the author of eight books including: “A Time Before Me,” “Falling Into Me”, “A Time Before Us, Men Can Do Romance”  “Gardens of Hope,” and”Embrace the Rain.”  His debut novel, “A Time Before Me” won the BronzeAward, Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year Award in the Gay/Lesbian fiction category. Michael was born and raised in Mississippi.  He received a BA in Film from the University of Southern Mississippi and a MFA in Drama and Communications from the University of New Orleans. He currently resides in Southern California and is working on his next novel, “The Other Side of Happy.”
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  • March 13, 2017
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  • Comments Off on AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Shelley Schanfield, Author of The Mountain Goddess

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Shelley Schanfield, Author of The Mountain Goddess

Shelley Schanfield’s passion for Buddhism and yoga arose sixteen years ago, when she and her son earned black belts in Tae Kwon Do. The links between the martial arts and Buddhist techniques to calm and focus the mind fascinated her. By profession a librarian, Shelley plunged into research about the time, place, and spiritual traditions that 2500 years ago produced Prince Siddhartha, who became the Buddha. Yoga, in some form, has a role in all of these traditions. Its transformational teachings soon prompted Shelley to hang up her black belt and begin a yoga practice that she follows to this
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  • February 27, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Bookish Conversation with Steve Dunn Hanson, author of ‘Sealed Up

A Bookish Conversation with Steve Dunn Hanson, author of ‘Sealed Up

I’ve lived in places that grew me . . . from a small Idaho farm town, a run-down neighborhood in St. Louis, and a middle-class southern California community, to Sydney, Australia, and Bucharest, Romania. My experiences are as varied as the places I’ve lived. I have a hopper full of “reality” including being a volunteer jail chaplain and flying with a U.S. presidential candidate in his small plane when an engine conked out. And all of this is fodder for my writing. My latest book is the action/adventure/suspense novel, Sealed Up. Website & Social Links WEBSITE | TWITTER | FACEBOOK
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  • February 16, 2017
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  • Comments Off on Talking Books with D.A. Hewitt, author of Dominion

Talking Books with D.A. Hewitt, author of Dominion

D.A. Hewitt is an award-winning author of four novels and over a hundred short stories. One novel was awarded a gold medal from the Independent Publishers Book Awards for best regional fiction. He attributes his success to hard work, honing a skill and providing an outlet for his passion for writing. Born in Michigan, he lived for 25 years in North Carolina before returning to live in his home state. In addition to enjoying sky diving and mountain climbing, he is a proud veteran of the US Marine Corps and has earned a degree in mathematics. Mr. Hewitt admits to
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  • February 13, 2017
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  • Comments Off on Interview with Edward L. Rubin, author of The Heatstroke Line

Interview with Edward L. Rubin, author of The Heatstroke Line

Edward Rubin is University Professor of Law and Political Science at Vanderbilt University.  He specializes in administrative law, constitutional law and legal theory. He is the author of Soul, Self and Society:  The New Morality and the Modern State (Oxford, 2015); Beyond Camelot:  Rethinking Politics and Law for the Modern State (Princeton, 2005) and two books with Malcolm Feeley, Federalism:  Political Identity and Tragic Compromise (Michigan, 2011) and Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State:  How the Courts Reformed America’s Prisons (Cambridge, 1998).  In addition, he is the author of two casebooks, The Regulatory State (with Lisa Bressman and Kevin
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  • January 13, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Bookish Conversation with Kali Kucera, author of ‘Unawqi, Hunter of the Sun’

A Bookish Conversation with Kali Kucera, author of ‘Unawqi, Hunter of the Sun’

Kali Kucera is an American lorist and short story writer living in Quito, Ecuador, where he also rides and writes about bus and train travel. Since he was 9 years old he has been composing plays, operas, short stories, and multi-disciplinary experiences. He has been both a teacher and performer as well as an arts mobilizer, and founded the Tacoma Poet Laureate competition in 2008. His latest book is the mythical realism novel, Unawqi, Hunter of the Sun. Inside the Book Title: Unawqi, Hunter of the Sun Author: Kali Kucera Publisher: Independent Pages: 218 Genre: Mythical Realism In a time
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  • January 10, 2017
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Author Interview: Krystal Lawrence, author of ‘Cat O’ Nine Tales’

Krystal Lawrence lives in the Pacific Northwest. She is the author of three novels—— two vampire stories, Risen and Risen II: The Progeny, and a trilogy entitled, Be Careful What You Wish For which is currently under consideration to be turned into a television series. Cat O’Nine Tales is Krystal’s first and much anticipated collection of short stories. Her books are available through Amazon and all major book retailers. WEBSITE | TWITTER | FACEBOOK About the Book: Title: Cat O’ Nine Tales Author: Krystal Lawrence Publisher: Telemachus Press Pages: 284 Genre: Horror/Suspense What evil dwells within the pretty lady next
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  • January 5, 2017
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  • Comments Off on Interview with L.T. Lewis, author of S.H.I.N.E. and WIN: 5 Steps to Conquer the Fear of Failure

Interview with L.T. Lewis, author of S.H.I.N.E. and WIN: 5 Steps to Conquer the Fear of Failure

L.T. Lewis’ S.H.I.N.E. and WIN: 5  is available now! Find out more about this talented author and her wonderful new book! Lisa (L.T.) Lewis is a Spiritual Strategist, Author, Speaker and Coach.  She is the Founder & CEO of Kick Boxing Believers, L.L.C. a transformational business dedicated to helping individuals identify and kick the limiting beliefs/boxes in their lives.  Facilitating ‘next level’, free- from-boxes-living for her clients is her life’s joy!  She champions this in a creatively energizing way with life-changing impact via her writings, speeches, seminars, workshops, tele-classes, webinars and coaching sessions. L.T. also has the following tools that
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Interview: Suzanne Eglington

Suzanne Eglington is the author of the Kate and Robert Chronicles series. The three-book series follows the unfolding romance of top cop Robert Beckham and the ravishing Kate Quinn. The titles in the series are Inceptions, You and I, and the recently released Beckham 101. A fourth book in the Kate and Robert Chronicles series is forthcoming. Suzanne currently resides in Central Massachusetts with her family. WEBSITE | TWITTER   About the Book: Title: Beckham 101: The Kate and Robert Chronicles Author: Suzanne Eglington Publisher: Xlibris Pages: 280 Genre: Romantic Suspense BECKHAM 101 is the third installment in the Kate
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  • December 12, 2016
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Interview: Christina Nicole Smith

About the Author Christina Smith is an entrepreneur, consultant, mother, and published author. “Joseph’s Journey” is her first children’s picture book. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she grew up in a house with 3 children, WITHOUT the white picket fence and no dog! However, there was lots of love and laughs to go around. When she was about 10 years old, she thought she was going to be the “next coming” of Whoopi Goldberg! Well, “life happened” and “that” did NOT happen, but in 2014 she was able to cross ONE ITEM off of her bucket list and
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Interview with Cheryl C. Malandrinos, Author of ‘Macaroni and Cheese for Thanksgving’

  Cheryl C. Malandrinos is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of Little Shepherd and A Christmas Kindness. A blogger and book reviewer, she lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two daughters. She also has a son who is married. WEBSITE | BLOG | TWITTER | FACEBOOK | GOODREADS Inside the Book Title: MACARONI AND CHEESE FOR THANKSGIVING Author: Cheryl C. Malandrinos Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing Pages: 16 Genre: Children’s Picture Book Ten-year-old Macy is waiting for her grandparents to arrive on Thanksgiving. When the front door swings open, Grandma and Grandpa are covered with hugs and
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  • December 5, 2016
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  • Comments Off on Interview with ‘Beethoven in Love; Opus 139’ Howard J. Smith

Interview with ‘Beethoven in Love; Opus 139’ Howard J. Smith

Howard Jay Smith is an award-winning writer from Santa Barbara, California. BEETHOVEN IN LOVE; OPUS 139 is his third book. A former Washington, D.C. Commission for the Arts Fellow, & Bread Loaf Writers Conference Scholar, he taught for many years in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program and has lectured nationally. His short stories, articles and photographs have appeared in the Washington Post, Horizon Magazine, the Journal of the Writers Guild of America, the Ojai Quarterly, and numerous literary and trade publications. While an executive at ABC Television, Embassy TV, and Academy Home Entertainment, he worked on numerous film, television, radio,
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  • November 8, 2016
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A Bookish Conversation with James Eaton, author of ‘Bodybuilding For Weight Loss’

James Eaton is a passionate Self-Help, Fitness, & Education Author who resides in Hinesville, Georgia. He is also a seasoned Affiliate Marketer, Entrepreneur, and Private Protection Officer. Hailing from Selma, Alabama, James’ love of helping people and all-things fitness began early on and it has stayed with him ever since. During his youth, James would spend countless hours locked up in his room jotting down his book ideas. It wasn’t long before he realized that his newfound passion could become something more: a platform in which he could positively impact other people and enhance their lives in a multitude of
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  • November 8, 2016
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  • Comments Off on Interview with mother/daughter K.C.Hardy, authors of ‘One Way Ticket Home’

Interview with mother/daughter K.C.Hardy, authors of ‘One Way Ticket Home’

About the Authors   Kristie Hardy, whose life is the inspiration behind this book, holds a B.S. in Education, a minor in English, and is a former teacher.  But her most recent profession as a private investigator spawned a desire to unearth the long-suppressed details of her own personal story.  She is a mother of two, and a thirty year metastatic breast cancer survivor. Kristie currently resides in San Antonio, Texas with her husband. Cate Hardy, Kristie’s daughter and co-author, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.  Cate lives in San Antonio, Texas with the loves of
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  • November 7, 2016
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  • Comments Off on Interview with Robert J. Dornan, author of ’23 Minutes Past 1 A.M.’

Interview with Robert J. Dornan, author of ’23 Minutes Past 1 A.M.’

Robert J Dornan is someone who wishes to leave a better world to his children. He realizes that the odds are slim but he will do whatever he can to increase the probability of success.  He is always open to discuss new and innovative ideas and hopes someday to see the building of a functional solar city as well as a fair and community-driven compensation system. Robert’s latest book is the historical fiction, 23 Minutes Past 1 A.M. For More Information Visit Robert J. Dorman’s website. Connect with Robert on Facebook and Twitter. About the Book: Title: 23 Minutes Past
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  • November 3, 2016
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  • Comments Off on Literarily Speaking with ‘Save the Last Dance’ Eric Joseph and Eva Ungar Grudin

Literarily Speaking with ‘Save the Last Dance’ Eric Joseph and Eva Ungar Grudin

Eric Joseph and Eva Ungar (Grudin) were teenage sweethearts in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, who set a wedding date when they turned 15. The last time they saw each other they were 21 years old. Three years ago they reunited, around the time of the 50th high school reunion. Although their book is a work of fiction, it’s about a couple like them, who fall in love again, almost instantly, via email. Eric is in public health, a consultant/educator at hospitals and clinics, concentrating his career on Native American health services across the country. Eva is an art historian who taught
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  • November 2, 2016
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  • Comments Off on Interview with Don/Jonathan Weeks, authors of ‘Scarecrow on the Marsh’

Interview with Don/Jonathan Weeks, authors of ‘Scarecrow on the Marsh’

For over thirty years, Don Weeks was among the most popular radio personalities in the Capital District region of New York State. He received a Marconi Award for radio excellence in 2005 and was inducted into to the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame four years later. He had just completed a rough draft of Scarecrow on the Marsh when he died of Merkle Cell Cancer in March of 2015. Author royalties from this project will be donated to the WGY Christmas Wish Campaign, which benefits a variety of charitable causes. Weeks worked tirelessly over the years to help
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  • November 2, 2016
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  • Comments Off on Interview with S.P. Aruna, author of ‘Girl Within Girl’

Interview with S.P. Aruna, author of ‘Girl Within Girl’

Half French, half Khmer (Cambodian), I’m a woman whose head is filled with fantasies and intriguing stories, and who wants to share them with others. S.P. Aruna’s latest book is the erotic thriller, Girl Within Girl: An Erotic Thriller: Book 1: Unraveling. Visit the author on Facebook. Q: Thank you so much for this interview, Sophie!  Can you tell us where you are from? I was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, though my husband and I have built a home in Kampot, which is about a hundred miles south, not far from the sea. Q: How did you come up
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