Author Interview: Patti Callahan Henry

Patti Callahan Henry's new book COMING UP FOR AIR is the story of a woman being suffocated by a controlling mother and a marriage that I called strained and Patti more directly referred to as disintegrating. Ellie Calvin is well into her forties, her daughter has left for college and her controlling mother has just passed away.  Between all [...]

By | 2013-12-12T01:53:52+00:00 August 24th, 2011|Books, Podcast|0 Comments

Author Interview: Randy Susan Meyers

Many authors build their ideas on a “what if”.  They read about something or experience something and say to themselves “what if this thing went further – or happened in this way”.  It’s something we all probably do either consciously or subconsciously, but for authors that mental game often sparks the ideas that lead to a novel. Randy Susan [...]

By | 2011-06-14T17:14:58+00:00 June 14th, 2011|Books, Podcast|0 Comments

Author Interview: Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner has an awfully sweet smile for someone who spends her days creating gruesome crimes for our reading pleasure.  It just goes to show you - you can't judge a book by it's cover.  I met with Lisa last week when she was visiting Eagle Eye Bookshop in Decatur, GA on tour for her new book LOVE YOU [...]

By | 2011-03-22T12:18:12+00:00 March 22nd, 2011|Books, Podcast|0 Comments

Author Interview: Naseem Rakha

Naseem Rakha is a journalist turned author whose debut novel THE CRYING TREE tackles a subject most of us avoid talking about in polite company.  The death penalty. The book is centered around Irene Stanley, a mother who begins a journey from anger and grief to forgiveness when her teenage son is brutally murdered in an apparent robbery. But [...]

By | 2011-02-22T09:48:03+00:00 February 22nd, 2011|Books, Podcast|0 Comments

Author Interview: Kim Edwards

Kim Edwards’ first novel was arguably one of the biggest debuts of the last decade. Once out in paperback, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter sold more than 4 million copies in the United States alone and spent 122 weeks on The New York Times best-seller list, including 23 weeks in the No. 1 spot. The book was translated into 38 [...]

By | 2011-01-10T11:44:51+00:00 January 10th, 2011|Books, Podcast|2 Comments

What was your favorite book this year?

New Year's is a time for reflection.  Reflection, party hats, and champagne that is.  But before you break out the bubbly - take a moment and think through all the books you read this year.  What was your favorite?  Not your top 10 or a few you really liked... narrow it down, see if you can really pick just [...]

By | 2013-11-22T17:21:53+00:00 December 29th, 2010|Books|18 Comments