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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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Entries by Brandi Megan Granett

No Ordinary Life: A Conversation With Suzanne Redfearn

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 7:28 PM

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Suzanne Redfearn's novel, No Ordinary Life, explores the age-old question: what price are you willing to pay for fame. But she does so with a twist: how much would you be willing to let your children pay? When not only one...

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The Daylight Marriage: Q & A With Heidi Pitlor

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2016 | 8:59 PM

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In Heidi Pitlor's The Daylight Marriage, when wife Hannah disappears, her husband, Lovell must not only wonder why and grieve her absence but face the scrutiny of their marriage by authorities and the media. I kept thinking could I be judged...

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Platinum Doll: A Conversation with Anne Girard

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2016 | 6:18 PM

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Long before Marilyn Monroe, another blonde bombshell glittered from the silver screen. Jean Harlow captivated audiences during the Golden Age of Hollywood and continues to do so in Anne Girard's Platinum Doll. Girard explores what it took to turn Harlean Carpenter...

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First Frost: An Interview with Sarah Addison Allen

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2016 | 1:04 PM

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In Sarah Addison Allen's First Frost, we return to Bascom, North Carolina, and the magical Waverly family first featured in Garden Spells. Addison Allen's books feature a splendid use of magical realism that immerses us into the hearts and...

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Building a Series With a Serious Dog: A Conversation with Jo Bannister

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2015 | 1:15 PM

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In Desperate Measures, Jo Bannister returns to the life of police officer Hazel Best as she grapples with rescuing Gabriel Ash from himself and the dark forces that fractured his family. I spoke with Bannister about writing from a dog's...
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Indie to Traditional: A Conversation With Kate Moretti

(1) Comments | Posted December 3, 2015 | 11:43 AM

Kate Moretti's latest thriller, The Vanishing Year, marks a new transition for the New York Times bestselling author. With this novel, she is moving from a digital/print on demand publisher to a traditional publisher. This process represents one that so many independent and self-publishers dream about -- cracking...

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It's Beginning to Read A Lot Like Christmas

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 10:17 AM

Are you looking to take a break from the holiday shuffle, sink into your favorite chair by the tree, and read? If so, here's some books to help restore your holiday spirit.

Christmas, Actually, Collected Authors

You never know how Christmas will turn out! Festive and fun, or dreary...

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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