Author Q&A, Writing

Sandra Byrd: Author Q&A

The first book I read by Sandra Byrd was Mist of Midnight, the first novel in her (incredible!) Daughters of Hampshire series. I was hooked. Now, she has a new series in the works. The first novel, Lady of a Thousand Treasures, will be released on October 9. Sandra was kind enough to answer a… Continue reading Sandra Byrd: Author Q&A

Author Q&A, Writing

Alyssa Palombo: Author Q&A + Giveaway

Historical novelist Alyssa Palombo, whose second novel The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence is out now, graciously agreed to answer a few questions on writing. You can read her answers here, and be sure to check out the giveaway at the end of the post. 1) What drew you to write about Simonetta Cattaneo? There… Continue reading Alyssa Palombo: Author Q&A + Giveaway

Book Reviews

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Making of a Legend by Colin Duriez

     Compiling information from several sources, Colin Duriez has put together a wonderful biography for the fans of J.R.R. Tolkien. The material spans Tolkien's entire life, but concentrates more on the habits and studies that led to the creation of his most famous works: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, along with other… Continue reading J.R.R. Tolkien: The Making of a Legend by Colin Duriez


Wednesday Wonderings

Every Wednesday I’ll post a question related to books or reading. Just answer the question in the comments or post the link to your blog post where you copied the question and answered it. Today's question: Who is your favorite fiction author? My answer: Ted Dekker. He writes some of my favorite genres (fantasy and suspense/thriller)… Continue reading Wednesday Wonderings