The Week Ahead: November 17 – 23, 2008

OK folks, this is it!  The day I’ve been waiting 3 weeks for! … LW12 is off to school (coughing still from the walking pneumonia, but they tell me that can last 3-4 weeks!), LM10 and LW6 are up and moving in the right direction.  LM4 is still asleep, but showed no signs of illness [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *Three Lives & Company* in New York, NY

Diana Spechler, author of Who By Fire, shares a bit about Three Lives & Company in New York’s West Village; you’ll find Who By Fire on the shelves at Three Lives and wherever fine books are sold! 

When my first novel hit the shelves last month, a sales rep from my publishing house and I went [...]

Friday Finds: October 10, 2008

I’d like to let you (and MizB at Should Be Reading) know about some books that came across my front door this week:

I received The Safety of Secrets by Delaune Michel from Book Club Girl; she’ll be hosting an interview with the author on Wednesday October 22.  The book blurb:

“Now we’re just alike.” So begins [...]

Friday Finds: October 3, 2008

I’m checking in with MizB and the folks who read her blog, Should Be Reading.  Here’s the list of books that have come into my life this week:

I was a lucky winner of a giveaway that Book Club Girl was running during Book Blogger Appreciation Week (BBAW).  There were so many great posts, interviews, giveaways and [...]

Friday Finds: August 22, 2008

It’s that time of the week again!  MizB at Should Be Reading asks what new books have joined the groaning bookshelves in the past seven days … Well, memoir is one of my favorite genres to read, and it shows in this list:

I received Wife in the Northby Judith O’Reilly from Book Club Girl.  She [...]

Book Review: Stone Creek by Victoria Lustbader

Stone Creek by Victoria Lustbader
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks (May 27, 2008 )
Paperback: 400 pages
ISBN-10: 0061369217
ISBN-13: 978-0061369216

Victoria Lustbader’s novel Stone Creek is a poignant look at love and losses.  She shares the lives of four central characters who each wrestle with a significant loss and search for a redeeming love.


Lily, a beautiful and intelligent woman in her [...]