A Book Lovers Dream Week in DC

Regular Contributor Denise Neary is back with a look at a book-filled week in our nation's capital. It is always a good week to be a book lover in Washington, DC, but hard to top last week. Monday, the Smithsonian honored July Blume with the John P. McGovern Award for her work promoting the understanding of the American family. She was [...]

By | 2011-12-09T09:50:57+00:00 December 9th, 2011|Books, Buzz, News|0 Comments

2011 goodreads Choice Awards – Semifinal Round!

Have you been following the 2011 goodreads Choice Awards process this year?  If not, now’s a good time to jump on board. It’s the semi-final round and some of Midtown Review’s favorite authors from podcasts past are nominated. Click over to the Choice Awards page on to vote and be sure to support our fav’s: FICTION: SWAMPLANDIA by [...]

By | 2011-11-17T11:14:46+00:00 November 17th, 2011|Books, Buzz, News|0 Comments

Free Book Friday!

Congrats to last week's winners, Melinda and Enrique!  They both won copies of WILDFLOWER HILL by Kimberly Freeman. This week we're giving away a signed copy of SHE'S GONE COUNTRY by Jane Porter! Just go over to the Midtown Review Facebook page… make sure to like us and enter the sweepstakes! ABOUT THE BOOK: Shey Darcy, a 39-year-old former top model [...]

By | 2011-10-14T16:34:55+00:00 October 14th, 2011|Books, News|0 Comments

Free Book Friday!

Congrats to last weeks winners, Cindy, Terry, Lisa and Lynette!  They each won a copy of THE MISTRESS’S REVENGE by Tamar Cohen. This week we have two copies of WILDFLOWER HILL by Kimberly Freeman to give away! Just go over to the Midtown Review Facebook page… make sure to like us and enter the sweepstakes! ABOUT THE BOOK: Emma, a prima [...]

By | 2011-10-07T11:39:00+00:00 October 7th, 2011|Books, News|0 Comments

Free Book Friday!

Well actually, you have a week to enter!  We have 4 copies of THE MISTRESS'S REVENGE by Tamar Cohen to give away!  Just go over to the Midtown Review Facebook page... make sure to like us and enter the sweepstakes! ABOUT THE BOOK: There’s a fine line between love and hate. For five years, Sally and Clive have been [...]

By | 2011-09-30T12:25:02+00:00 September 30th, 2011|Books, News|0 Comments

Books on the Big Screen: SEPTEMBER 2011

Ah books and movies, movies and books.   Sometimes I have a hard time choosing which I like better.  It’s like choosing between chocolate and vanilla.  For some people there is no contest – they fall firmly on one side or the other.  For me, I’d just as soon have them swirled together (in a cone, please).  So when [...]

By | 2011-09-15T16:54:02+00:00 September 15th, 2011|Books, Buzz, Lists, News|0 Comments

Join Midtown Review at the Decatur Book Festival

For me, Labor Day is not the signal that fall is coming, or that school is back in session.  It’s not a last chance to go to the beach or joyfully prance about in white shoes.   No, no.  Labor Day is all about books and more specifically The AJC Decatur Book Festival. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival is [...]

By | 2011-08-31T15:27:04+00:00 August 31st, 2011|Books, Buzz, News|1 Comment

Inspired by Margaret

Last night The Atlanta History Center continued its celebration of the 75th Anniversary of GONE WITH THE WIND with a an author panel titled “Inspired by Margaret”.  They brought together for very diverse and fascinating women authors to discuss the impact and inspiration of Margaret Mitchell and GONE WITH WIND. The panel included Shelia Moses, whose is [...]

By | 2011-07-01T20:41:30+00:00 July 1st, 2011|Books, News|0 Comments

BEA: A Book Lover’s Paradise

If you're a book lover and haven't yet had the opportunity to attend the annual Book Expo America conference, you don't know what you are missing.  I went for the first time last year and found a little piece of heaven.  This year, alas, I couldn't make the trip, but luckily for me our regular contributor Denise Neary was [...]

By | 2011-06-13T09:18:05+00:00 June 13th, 2011|Books, News|0 Comments

Author Melissa Fay Greene: Seriously Funny

Melissa Fay Greene is a serious author.  She’s written important books like THERE IS NO ME WITHOUT YOU, PRAYING FOR SHEETROCK and THE TEMPLE BOMBING.  She’s won serious awards like the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize, the Georgia Author Award, the Southern Book Critics Circle Award not to mention a couple of nominations for The National Book Award [...]

By | 2011-06-10T14:49:40+00:00 June 10th, 2011|Books, News|1 Comment