Excerpt & Contest: A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley

A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley

Sourcebooks is offering 10 readers the chance to attend a LIVE online event with Susanna Kearsley. To enter, find the HIDDEN MESSAGE within the excerpt below and use it to crack the SECRET CODE. Email the correct answer to publicity@sourcebooks.com.…
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Out Of Twenty: Elena Mauli Shapiro, Author of In The Red, Answers Seven Questions

Elena Mauli Shapiro

In this version of twenty questions, I send a list of questions to a willing  author and they choose their own interview by handpicking the questions (and how many!) they want to answer. Elena Mauli Shapiro is the author of  In The Red. Here is what…
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Out of Twenty: Brian Payton, The Author of The Wind Is Not A River, Answers Seven Questions

Brian Payton

In this version of twenty questions, I send a list of questions to a willing  author and they choose their own interview by handpicking the questions (and how many!) they want to answer. Brian Payton is the author of  The Wind Is Not  River. Here is…
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Review: A Walk Among Tombstones by Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block - A Walk Tombstones

Sometimes it takes a book being turned into a movie to spur me to reading a writer’s work, or in this case, get back to it. With A Walk Among Tombstones, Liam Neeson and Dan Stevens are providing the impetus…
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E.B. Moore, Author of An Unseemly Wife, Answers Ten Questions

An Unseemly Wife by E.B. Moore

In this version of twenty questions, I send a list of questions to a willing  author and they choose their own interview by handpicking the questions (and how many!) they want to answer. E.B. Moore is the author of  An Unseemly Wife. Here is what E.B. had…
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Out of Twenty: Martha Woodroof, Author of Small Blessings, Answers 6 Questions

Martha Woodroof

In this version of twenty questions, I send a list of questions to a willing  author and they choose their own interview by handpicking the questions (and how many!) they want to answer. Martha Woodroof is the author of  Small Blessings. Here is what Martha had…
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Weekend E-Reading: Americanah & The Vacationers

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While I am a big fan of reading books and turning pages, I read in fits and starts on my Nook and tablet. Books act as great physical reminders to me of their actual existence. I find that I forget about…
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Out of Twenty: Thrity Umrigar, Author of The Story Hour, Answers 12 Questions

Thrity Umrigar

In this version of twenty questions, I send a list of questions to a willing  author and they choose their own interview by handpicking the questions (and how many!) they want to answer. Thrity Umrigar is the author of  The Story Hour.  Here is what…
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Tatiana de Rosnay, Mhairi McFarlane, Emma Healey| Reading Roundup

The Other Story - Looking At You - Elizabeth Missing

The Other Story by Tatiana de Rosnay: I’ve been trying to read a novel by de Rosnay since the success of Sarah’s Key (I still haven’t read it). The premise of this novel appealed to me more than the execution,…
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Literary Movie News: Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper in the Movie Adaptation of Ron Rash’s Serena

Serena by Ron Rash

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper are reuniting to star in Ron Rash’s Serena, and the only thing I am worried about is that I haven’t read the book yet. The trailer makes it look all kinds of angsty and dramatic,…
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