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  • July 24, 2017
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A Bookish Conversation with EJ Apicello

Welcome to EJ’s real, crazy, emotional, probably too honest journey. She is an everyday girl in this everyday world trying to keep her head above water. Within the pages of this book you will learn about the things that have broken EJ down and the steps she is taking to build back up. You will see, that this story is written in a unique, general, conversational voice, which was her choice. She wants you to be able to picture yourself in her shoes, relate her trials and tribulations to yours and see that you too can find your happiness. Even if
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  • July 17, 2017
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A Bookish Conversation with ‘When the Sky Falls’ Joseph Bendoski @JBendoski #blogtour

Thriller. Espionage. Conspiracy. This book would make a great movie! I am thrilled to have as my guest today, Joe Bendoski, author of When the Sky Falls. Joe studied psychology in college and was fascinated by all the insights it provided into human behavior, only to realize most the information never reach people, and when it did, rarely was it in a form that allowed for practical application. He started writing non-fiction, but soon came to understand how few people read that genre and began the difficult transition into fiction writing. His non-fiction works include; the Chemistry of Attraction and
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  • July 6, 2017
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A Bookish Conversation with Miri Leshem-Pelly

Miri Leshem-Pelly is the author-illustrator of 14 children’s books. She’s also illustrated 14 books for other writers. When Miri isn’t writing she can be found speaking at schools, kindergartens and libraries. She is invited to do more than 200 presentations with her books per year. Miri is also a Regional Advisor for SCBWI (Society of Children’s book writers & illustrators). Miri is represented by Olswanger Literary Agency. Miri’s works have won awards and her illustrations have been shown on several exhibitions. Miri lives in Israel with her husband and two children, and loves reading books and going on nature hikes.
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  • June 22, 2017
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A Bookish Conversation with ‘Surgeon’s Story’ Marck Oristano

We’re happy to be hosting Mark Oristano, author of the new nonfiction, Surgeon’s Story! Mark is here to tell us all about the writing life and his publishing journey. Don’t forget to check out his new book and pick up your copy! Mark Oristano has been a professional writer/journalist since the age of 16. After growing up in suburban New York, Oristano moved to Texas in 1970 to attend Texas Christian University.  A major in Mass Communications, Mark was hired by WFAA-TV in 1973 as a sports reporter, the start of a 30-year career covering the NFL and professional sports.
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  • June 20, 2017
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  • Comments Off on A Bookish Conversation with ‘The Call House’ C.P. Stiles

A Bookish Conversation with ‘The Call House’ C.P. Stiles

C.P. Stiles lives and writes in Washington, DC. The Call House: A Washington Novel is her first published novel, but she has a drawerful of new novels just waiting to be published. WEBSITE & SOCIAL LINKS: AUTHOR WEBSITE BOOK WEBSITE PUBLISHER’S WEBSITE TWITTER FACEBOOK About the Book: Title: THE CALL HOUSE: A WASHINGTON NOVEL Author: C.P. Stiles Publisher: Bacon Press Books Pages: 204 Genre: Literary Fiction A war on vice In Washington, DC—a city constantly awash in scandals? Hard to believe, but it really happened.  Only not exactly the way it’s told here. All Mattie Simon knows is that she
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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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  • Comments Off on A Bookish Conversation with James Eaton, author of ‘Bodybuilding For Weight Loss’

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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