REVIEW: SILENCE OF THE ISLAND by W.M. Raebeck

  Join us for this tour from October 12 to October 23, 2020!  Book Details: Book Title:  Silence of Islands — Poems by W.M. Raebeck Category:  Adult Non-Fiction (18 +),  170 pages Genre:  Poetry Publisher:  Hula Cat Press Release date:   July 2020 Content Rating:  G. this book of poems is 'grown-up' but nothing violent, explicit, illegal,…

Interview: Unbirthday

1. What inspired the idea to retell Alice in Wonderland? A lifelong obsession with Alice and all things Alice!  And recently rewatching the Disney movie, of course! 2. What was the hardest part of world building for Unbirthday? Keeping Wonderland Wonderland-y, while keeping in mind an older audience.  Making it whimsical but not over the…

Review: Unbirthday

I was lucky enough to receive a review copy of Unbirthday from Disney. I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I expected a kids level narrative, but it was really well written for adults and young adults with some surprising topics hidden within. The author did a great job providing a realistic world for Alice…

Book Review: Divine Place series

When Eloise Worthington drops dead and awakens in the afterlife, she knows she doesn’t belong—mainly because she’s surrounded by a supernatural cocktail of species she never knew existed. Gods, witches, vampires, werewolves—and now Eloise, a middle-aged human more concerned with getting her way than getting out of someone else’s. She quickly learns that this supernatural…

Poem Mother Wolf

I'm sharing some of my poems that I wrote a little over a year ago. Most haven't been edited and I'm not sure I'll ever go back and do anything with them. I'm still sharing anyway for posterity. Please do not copy. MOTHER WOLF By Maggie Burleson18 linesThe red wolf howls at the night’s new…

Interview: Belle Ami

Thank you, Maggie Burleson for hosting me today at Merlot Et Mots! Q and A with Amazon Bestselling Thriller Author Belle Ami The Girl Who Loved Caravaggio Why did you choose to write about artists and specifically, Caravaggio? All of my books in the Out of Time Series, feature factual truth and emotional truth. They…

Interview: Norman McCombs

A Reason To Be is semi-autobiographical. Which parts are truth and which parts are fiction? The emotion is 100% NF. The dialogue is essentially 100% F. The events are 25% F. 75% NF. 2. Do you hide nest egg(s) in your story? Something that appears over and over again? Not sure what you are after…

Review: The Girl Who Loved Caravaggio

An Out of Time Thriller by Belle Ami Art historian Angela Renatus knows she’s different. She can see into the past—into the lives of the greatest artists of all time—but are her visions a gift or a curse?From Amazon Angela and her fiancé, Alex Caine—a former Navy Seal turned private detective—recover precious works of art…

Book Review

The Chronicles of Hawthorn: A Magical Fantasy Adventure From the desk of Reedsy Discovery. Check out my profile here. SYNOPSIS An ancient prophecy. A deadly enemy. A young girl’s fight to save her people and her own soul. 4 books. 800+ pages of magical fantasy that spell fast-paced adventure. Follow Flynn Hawthorn on her magical…

In Remembrance of 9/11

In remembrance of 9/11 there will be no author interviews or book reviews. Instead, check out these artist creative rememrances. Silence (over Manhattan)by Paula Bardell A black September shadow cloaks the dawn,The City’s once white teeth now rotting stumps,Midst choking dusty embers ether-borne,Its shrunken soundless heart now barely pumps.Infernos upon retribution rise,Fanaticism maddening the flames,Its…