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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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'The Last September': A Conversation with Nina de Gramont

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 12:49 PM


The Last September by Nina de Gramont traces the aftermath of a murder in Cape Cod through the point of view of the recent widow, Brett. Brett struggles to piece together what she knew about her life with her husband and...

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A Conversation With Karma Brown

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 9:47 AM

When a tragic accident derails Tegan Lawson's life, she turns to an unlikely source for her next steps forward. Karma Brown's novel, Come Away With Me, will both break your heart and give you hope.

What inspired you...

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Life and Other Near Death Experiences: A Conversation With Camille Pagán

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 4:10 PM


For many people, their bucket lists remain abstract, a list of things to do some day in the future. But for Libby, the protagonist of Camille Pagán's novel, Life and Other Near Death Experiences, a terminal cancer diagnosis prompts her to...

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5 Things About Author Amy Impellizzeri

(1) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 8:45 PM

Amy Impellizzeri is the author of Lemongrass Hope, a time traveling, fantasy romance that pits affairs of the heart against the heartstrings of motherhood, and Lawyer Interrupted, a non-fiction manual about transitioning into and out of legal practice. I asked her to share five things to get to know her...

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Every Mother's Nightmare and Every Writer's Dream: Meet Steena Holmes

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2015 | 6:51 PM


As with her earlier novel, Finding Emma, about the after effects of a toddler's kidnapping, author Steena Holmes doesn't back away from tackling the devastating events every mother fears in her latest novel, The Word Game. Holmes introduces us to sisters...

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4 Things About Author Nikki Haverstock

(1) Comments | Posted November 3, 2015 | 2:31 PM


Nikki Haverstock, author of the Target Practice Mysteries is one part Ree Drummond, one part Katniss, and one part Heidi Klum. Target Practice Mysteries is a cozy mystery series set at a competitive shooting training center in rural Wyoming. The series...

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Put a Ring on It: A Conversation with Beth Kendrick

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2015 | 5:46 PM


Put a Ring On It is a delicious romp of a novel by Beth Kendrick, author of New Uses for Old Boyfriends. Here we meet Brighton Smith, a reluctant heartbreak tourist, who changes everything with a drunken...

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Wendy Darling: A Conversation With Author Colleen Oakes

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2015 | 1:36 PM


There are certain stories we can always return to. Based on the popularity of the story, plays, and film adaptions, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie is one of those classics. In Wendy Darling (SparkPress, October 2015), Colleen...

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A Romance Only Bookstore: The Ripped Bodice

(5) Comments | Posted October 20, 2015 | 9:03 AM


The Ripped Bodice aims to be the only exclusively romance bookstore, opening in March 2016 in Los Angeles. With tag lines such as "Purveyors of Fine Smut" and "Smart Girls Read Romance," sisters Leah and Bea Koch seek to build an interactive, local...

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Meet YA Author Rebecca Villarreal

(1) Comments | Posted October 17, 2015 | 11:19 PM


Rebecca Villarreal is the author of The Amazing Adventures of Selma Calderón, a magical young adult mystery novel about globetrotting, magic, courage and friendship. We spoke about sharing magic with young readers, honoring grandmothers, and what it takes to...

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4 Things About Author Lizzie Harwood

(8) Comments | Posted October 16, 2015 | 11:26 AM


Few people answer adventure's call. Lizzie Harwood, author of Xamnesia: Everything I Forgot in my Search for an Unreal Life, however, jumped in with both feet. At 23, Harwood accepted a position working in a remote Asian fiefdom on the condition...

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A Conversation With Jan Stites: Sweet Oak and Sweet Books

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2015 | 9:48 PM

Schools everywhere use books to teach students all kinds of subjects. Ruby, the 70-year-old grandmother in the novel by Jan Stites, Reading the Sweet Oak, starts a romance book club to try an teach her granddaughter, Tulsa, about love. Stites spoke to me about the Ozarks,...

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The Good Neighbor: A Conversation With Author Amy Sue Nathan

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2015 | 10:05 AM


Amy Sue Nathan, author of The Good Neighbor, brings us the story of Elizabeth aka Izzy Lane and her introduction to the worlds of Internet celebrity and dating after divorce. Set in Philadelphia, Nathan's book really captures...

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The Lioness in Mark Twain's Court: A Conversation with Lynn Cullen

(1) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 4:38 PM


Lynn Cullen beautifully imagines the life of Isabel Lyons, secretary of Mark Twain, her historical fiction novel, Twain's End. Cullen's novel unravels how Lyons shifted from being Twain's beloved secretary who knew him better than anyone else to, as...

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Pretending to Dance: A Conversation With Diane Chamberlain

(1) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 8:20 PM


Molly Arnette, the protagonist in Diane Chamberlain's beautiful woven novel, Pretending to Dance, left Morrison Ridge, North Carolina, and all of her family behind for good. Now their secrets and her own lies catch up to her as she...

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After The Parade: An Interview with Lori Ostlund

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2015 | 8:17 PM


In After The Parade, a new novel from Lori Ostlund, Aaron, an English as a Second Language teacher leaves behind his partner and the home they shared to make his way to California to begin anew. Ostlund beautifully weaves...

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Suspense and Medicine: A Conversation with Author Sandra Block

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 4:24 PM


Sandra Block's latest novel, The Girl Without a Name, follows the medical resident, Zoe Goldman from her suspense debut, Little Black Lies. Lisa Scottoline says that she us a "forever fan of the Zoe Goldman series...

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Bartering With Your Life: A Conversation With Siobhan Adcock

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2015 | 10:09 PM


Bridget, the main character in Siobhan Adcock's novel, The Barter, faces one of life's hardest questions: what would you give to save your family? To save your life? Adcock spoke to me about the nature of sacrifice, how women barter, and...

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The Opposite of Ally McBeal: A Conversation With Lindsay Cameron

(0) Comments | Posted September 7, 2015 | 7:40 PM


BIGLAW, the debut novel by Lindsay Cameron, plunges us into the world of high-powered corporate law through the experience of second year associate, Mackenzie Corbett, as she navigates the complex landscape and extreme expectations required to reach...

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Lying Is for the Birds: An Interview With Kris Radish

(1) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 7:01 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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