I don't repost other blogs very often, but this one really struck me as something you lovely folks would probably find valuable. Reading Daniel Quinn's book Ishmael was a profoundly moving experience for me; I haven't yet read The Story of B but it's now high up on my TBR list. Steve Andrews has written an in-depth, thought-provoking review of these two books. If you're the type who likes to ponder the meaning of life, they should definitely be on your TBR list. Daniel Quinn'
The other day I realized that I've been sharing book reviews in my monthly newsletter for quite a while, but I haven't been sharing those same reviews on my blog. So I thought I would do just that, in case you might be looking for something new to read. I love to read, almost as much as I love to write, so it's hard to pick just one title when people ask me to name my favorite book. I usually name a handful. But this one - The Hounds of the Morrigan by Pat O'Shea - is almost
A while back, I started a series of Youtube videos in which I read excerpts from my novels The Bed and Jaguar Sky. Those are the only two novels I've published so far, but people kept clamoring for more, so I decided to start doing readings from some of my favorite books. It turns out, a lot of my favorites are books that are officially meant for a younger audience. But hey, I don't discriminate - a good story is a good story. So first, I turned to one of my longtime favorite
I'm so very thankful that so many people have enjoyed my novel The Bed. But I thought the cover could use a little sprucing up. So I put on my graphic designer hat. After a fair amount of sweating and cursing (and one very clever bit of help from my daughter, who is better at this sort of thing than I am) I've created a spiffy new cover for the book. Ta-da! LOL I hope you like it. I think it captures the vibe of the book much better than the (slightly boring) original cover d