Book Review: Cookbooks and Watercolors

Today on Book Smart we’re taking a look at two new books. One will color your palate and the other your palette. Famous Dishes from Around the World: Healthy, Tasty, and Affordable Due to be released in May 2019, this cookbook, released by Moonstone Press at $14.95 and edited by Stephanie Maze and Karin Kinney shows a lot of promise. I was attracted to the … Continue reading Book Review: Cookbooks and Watercolors

Newfoundland Sweet and Crummey Reads

Newfoundland Sweet and Crummey Reads

Newfoundland’s Michael Crummey has a way of telling stories hat speak to the Newfoundland experience while also exploring universal themes that appeal to all readers. Awarded the Writer’s Trust Fellowship in 2015, Crummey’s poetry and prose – in multiple genres- have become some of the Canada’s best-loved works. Sweetland is a novel that takes the reader on a journey through a small town, showing the many characters that inhabit such a place. Some are delightful, others are infuriating. Moses himself walks that line throughout the novel. He is at once a sympathetic older man fighting for his right to live his life out in his hometown and a cantankerous old codger, spitting venom at those who cross him. Continue reading Newfoundland Sweet and Crummey Reads

Jonathan Maberry: How to Query an Agent or Editor

Jonathan Maberry knows how to get into your head. He creates cross-genre thrillers where heroes battle monsters, and he follows teens who see and hear things in their heads. At scaring, thrilling, and understanding the human in us all, he’s a master. And his latest book, Deep Silence, featuring the studly, deeply damaged, Joe Ledger, is out at the end of this month! I can’t … Continue reading Jonathan Maberry: How to Query an Agent or Editor

Christopher Fowler Remembers Forgotten Authors

Author Cleo Bannister reviews The Book of Forgotten Authors by Christopher Fowler. Thanks to her and Cleopatta Loves Books for ferreting out this quirky find. If you are looking for a gift for a bibliophile you can’t go far wrong with this wonderful book that I know I will treasure and refer to for years to come. Christopher Fowler has collated ninety-nine authors who for … Continue reading Christopher Fowler Remembers Forgotten Authors

Abbie Roads Does it Backwards

Hi everyone! Diana here. Today’s guest is Abbie Roads whose new, and fantastic thriller, Race the Darkness is out, TODAY! I got a chance to see it early as a reviewer, and I will say you’ll be up all night turning pages. She does an incredible job of meshing unforgettable characters, bound in their own pain, with gripping atmospheric settings. Against this eerie landscape, good … Continue reading Abbie Roads Does it Backwards

COVER REVEAL: BEFORE TOMORROW BY PINTIP DUNN

By Sharon Wray (originally posted on SharonWray.com) One of the best things about being an author is having other authors as friends. And one of my Golden Heart sisters, as well as a great friend, has a surprise today. I’m so excited to share with you the cover reveal for BEFORE TOMORROW by New York Times Bestselling author Pintip Dunn, a FORGET TOMORROW novella from Logan’s … Continue reading COVER REVEAL: BEFORE TOMORROW BY PINTIP DUNN

My Top Six Summer Humor Reading Picks

The dog days of August are certainly here, and while dripping with sweat isn’t all that fun, humor books can give us the lift we so desperately need as we wait for Autumn’s cooling breath. Author and book reviewer, Bella Gavellon, regales us with her wonderful sense of humor as she tells us to fend off the perils of summer and cautions us stay safe … Continue reading My Top Six Summer Humor Reading Picks

Book Smart TV Quick Review: Complete Guide to Women’s Health

In today’s Book Smart TV Quick Review, I’ll be taking a look at Dr. Nieca Goldberg’s Complete Guide to Women’s Health. The review is about a minute and a half long. If you are receiving this by email, please click on the site link to see the video.  Enjoy! Continue reading Book Smart TV Quick Review: Complete Guide to Women’s Health