This installment of the “Spotlight on Bookstores” series is written by Jennifer Miller, author of the debut novel The Year of the Gadfly, out from Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt in May 2012. I’m chomping at the bit for its publication – the book’s setting is an ultra-competitive private school in Massachusetts, where the adolescent protagonist is mentored by the [...]
I had the great pleasure of meeting up with two book bloggers for lunch and bookstore shopping last Friday! Sandy from You’ve GOTTA Read This was in town, and we connected with Marie from Boston Bibliophile.
It was a gorgeous September day, truly not a cloud in the sky. The perfect day for reliving memories and [...]
I’m so happy to introduce Stasia Ward Kehoe to readers of She Is Too Fond of Books today! Stasia grew up in New England, comfortable acting and dancing on stage; her love of these arts carried her to a Master’s in Performance Studies from the Tish School at NYU. After working for years at a [...]
Oh, my, goodness! Sit back and prepare to be entertained, dazzled, and maybe a little bit exhausted reading about the wonderfulevents BookPeople in Austin has thrown for novelist Sarah Bird. While most stores have the attitude of “if the author’s happy, the reading is well-attended, and we sell a good number of books …it’s a [...]
A few weeks ago I introduced you to author Jane Roper when she generously shared a copy of her debut novel, Eden Lake, for a giveaway on this blog. Eden Lake takes place at a utopian summer camp in Maine, as the adult siblings must decide the next steps for the property, now that their [...]
Ah, this is definitely a “take me away!” Spotlight post – who wants to join me for an excursion to Nantucket to visit Elin Hilderbrand’s pick of bookstores?!
Elin Hilderbrand is a name familiar to many of you, I’m sure. She is the author of eight previous novels set on Nantucket - including The Castaways which [...]
A great big SITFOB welcome to author Cathy Holton!
Cathy Holton’s fourth novel, Summer in the South, is recently available in hardcover. This is the story of a Chicago writer fleeing her troubled past who stumbles upon a sixty-year-old murder mystery in a small Southern town. As a guest of the prominent Woodburn clan, keepers [...]
I’m pleased to welcome author Mariah Stewart to She Is Too Fond of Books today, with a lovely spotlight on a special bookseller at Chester County Books & Music.
Mariah Stewart is the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of twenty-nine (yes, 29 – wow!) novels of contemporary romance and romantic suspense. When I read the publisher’s [...]