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Brandi Megan Granett is the author of My Intendedand Cars and Other Things That Get Around.

When she is not writing or teaching or mothering, she is honing her archery skills. You can find her on Facebook and Twitter.

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Lying Is for the Birds: An Interview With Kris Radish

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 6:01 PM


Kris Radish's tenth novel, The Year of Necessary Lies, follows an eventful year in the life of budding ornithologist and activist, Julia Britton, who learns through the beauty and power of birds the skills to change her own life....

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Lies and the Hills We Climb to Escape Them: A Conversation with Author Sonja Yoerg

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2015 | 5:00 PM

Sonja Yoerg's fiction is not stranger to the concept that people lie and keep secrets to protect themselves and those they love. In her debut novel, House Broken, she explored an entire family system punctuated more by what they didn't say than what they did. She returns to this theme...

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The Admissions: An Interview With Meg Mitchell Moore

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 3:53 PM


Meg Mitchell Moore is the author of three novels, including her latest, The Admissions, which takes a strong look at a family gripped by the pressure to succeed. Emily Liebert, author of When...

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Pretty Baby: An Interview With Mary Kubica

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 2:13 PM


Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl and the newly released Pretty Baby, takes readers through suspenseful twists and turns after a chance meeting between two women on a train platform. Fans of Gillian Flynn's...

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All Families Are Funny: A Conversation With Author, Molly D. Campbell

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 11:37 AM

Molly D. Campbell is the author of the debut novel, Keep the Ends Loose, about a fifteen year old's journey when a family secret threatens to destroy her family. A wry tale told from Mandy Heath's point of...
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Landfall: A Conversation With Author Ellen Urbani

(1) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 5:19 PM

Ellen Urbani is the author of the debut novel, Landfall, and a memoir, When I Was Elena. Landfall follows the journey of two women named Rose as they navigate the troubled waters of their lives in...
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Speculation & Circus: A Conversation with Erika Swyler

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2015 | 4:53 PM

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Erika Swyler's debut novel, The Book of Speculation, tells the story of a family haunted by their mother's past. As Simon learns more about his mother's life both inside and outside of the circus, he...

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Writing Well and Giving Back

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2015 | 4:45 PM

Some authors, in addition to perfecting the art of the written word also practice the art of charity. Their efforts both on the page and off seek to illuminate and improve this world we call home.

Ann Garvin's heartwarming book, The Dog Year, demonstrates the power...

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Rome in Love: A Conversation with Author Anita Hughes

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 3:24 PM

Stunning location: check. Beautiful people: check. Romance: of course! Rome in Love, the latest book by Anita Hughes delivers on all three fronts as it tells the story of young actress Amelia, who learns about love, Italian food, and Audrey Hepburn while living in Rome to...

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Thriving at the Edge: A Conversation With Donna Stoneham

(1) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 4:28 PM

The Thriver's Edge by Donna Stoneham, PhD offers seven key pieces of advice on how to identify your life's vision and how to make it a reality. Through personal experience and research, Stoneham's book offers a road map to moving...
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The Balance Project: A Conversation With Susie Orman Schnall

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 11:35 AM


Susie Orman Schnall's novel, The Balance Project, follows the perils of the overworked assistant to America's Darling of Balance, Katherine. Both Lucy and Katherine's stories call into question whether or not women can have it all--both a successful work...

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This Writer's Life: A Conversation With Pam Jenoff

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 6:08 PM


Every so often you meet someone that is truly living their dream and following their passions. If you get a little closer, you will find that this often means a real commitment and a lot of work. If pursuing passions were an Olympic...

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Friendship and Romance: A Conversation With Author Cathy Lamb

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 5:50 PM

Cathy Lamb is the author of My Very Best Friend, a novel that explores the changing nature of friendship and what it means to really embrace living. My Very Best Friend is Lamb's ninth novel.


I had the...

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For the Love of Food, Romance, and Milwaukee: A Conversation with Amy E. Reichert

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2015 | 10:56 AM


Amy E. Reichert is the author of the debut novel, The Coincidence of Coconut Cake.
Reichert describes herself as a wife, mom, amateur chef, Fix-It Mistress, and cider enthusiast with a passion for her local library...

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Witches Brew: A Conversation With Author Suzanne Palmieri

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 6:33 PM


Voodoo, bayous and lost souls haunt The Witch of Bourbon Street, the latest novel by Suzanne Palmieri. This, her third novel, follows the Sorrow family as they reconcile their losses and gains at summer solstice with...

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Maybe in Another Life: A Conversation With Author Taylor Jenkins Reid

(1) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 5:22 PM

Taylor Jenkins Reid's latest novel, Maybe in Another Life, tackles one of the big riddles of life: what if? What if I went home with this man? What if I went home with my friends instead? Maybe in Another Life leaves together the two big what...

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Summer Secrets: A Conversation with Author Jane Green

(0) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 6:42 PM

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What does it mean to make amends? In Jane Green's latest novel, Summer Secrets, we follow Cat, a London journalist and recovering alcoholic on her journey through the twelve steps, which ultimately leads her...

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Shining a Light on Our Dreams: A Conversation With Author Bridget Foley

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 3:22 PM


Bridget Foley is the author of the debut novel, Hugo & Rose, a story where a woman's life long dreams intersects painfully with her everyday life. I spoke with Foley about honesty, dreams, and motherhood.

Before we get started,...

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Renewing Commitment and Faith

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 1:06 PM


Sarah McCoy, author of the novel The Mapmaker's Children, and her husband, an Army orthopedic surgeon she calls Doc B, recently celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary with a vow renewal and baptismal ceremony. I talked with McCoy about this beautiful ceremony...

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From 'Project Runway' to Archery Fame: Laura Bennett Shelton

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 4:50 PM

Archery attracts interesting people, from actor Geena Davis to country singer Luke Bryan to congressman and former vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan. Now, meet Laura Bennett Shelton, the latest celebrity to find a home on archery's tournament circuit.

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