Blog Tour: Dayna Steele Discusses Coping with Alzheimer’s Through Facebook

Blog Tour: Dayna Steele Discusses Coping with Alzheimer’s Through Facebook

Author of Surviving Alzheimer’s With Friends, Facebook, and A Really Big Glass of Wine The book chronicles your mother’s illness through your Facebook posts. Did you include every post in the book? What was the selection process like? My co-author Heather Rossiello kept a database of every single post and every comment – there were literally thousands of comments on some posts. We went through them all after I lost Mom and tried to keep only the posts and comments… Read more »

Blog Tour: Debut YA Novelist Discusses Hollywood, Fashion, and Social Media

Blog Tour: Debut YA Novelist Discusses Hollywood, Fashion, and Social Media

Born in India, Saba Kapur spent her childhood in Indonesia and Kiev, Ukraine. Her passion for storytelling developed at a young age, born from a deep seated love of books. Saba is a 20-year-old writer currently in her final year of college, studying International Relations and Criminology at Monash University. She hopes to one day become a fabulous lawyer in New York City, with a closet full of stilettos. Lucky Me is her first novel and an ode to her… Read more »

WHAT WE SET IN MOTION: Delightful Debut

WHAT WE SET IN MOTION: Delightful Debut

What We Set in Motion (March 2016) is the award-winning debut novel by former dancer Stephanie Austin Edwards. This coming-of-age novel is a delightful read about a young woman named Nadine Carter Barnwell who braves the unknown to follow her dancing dreams, despite her father’s objections and her personal misgivings. Initially set in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, I was first struck by the beautiful scenery. A resident of South Carolina, Edwards knows her setting and describes it well. Written… Read more »

Blog Tour: Eric Lotke Discusses Story Behind MAKING MANNA

Blog Tour: Eric Lotke Discusses Story Behind MAKING MANNA

Eric Lotke has spent his career driving change in the prison system. He’s spent time providing legal counsel to people incarcerated under DC law, working to reduce violence in neighborhoods, and researching how to create progressive economic change. His work with the census bureau’s treatment of prisoners has lead to integral changes in state law in New York, California, Delaware and Maryland and hopefully many more. His lawsuit over the exploitative price of phone calls from prison also led to… Read more »

Book Spotlight: PREPUB Excerpt from Mitzner’s THE GIRL FROM HOME

Book Spotlight: PREPUB Excerpt from Mitzner’s THE GIRL FROM HOME

Chapter 1 By Adam Mitzner, Author of The Girl from Home Jonathan Caine’s morning routine is to rise at five o’clock and run a seven-mile loop along the Hudson River. It is a point of pride that the circuit never takes him longer than forty-five minutes, and he’s always back to his apartment in cooldown mode by six. Then he makes himself a health shake with the $2,500 commercial blender he purchased three months ago — it’s at least the… Read more »