For your reading pleasure I have compiled a list of author blogs that I have come across in 2012. Not only do they inform you of their latest releases and list book information, but they also give writing tips and advice.
Alison Kent blog by Alison Kent
Between the Lines by David Allen
Beyond the Beyond by [...]
After the devastation and destruction of Hurricane Sandy I learned that local libraries provide more than just books and reading material. During the storm they were a hospitality center, a place of hope and a safe haven.
Residents in various NJ and NY towns visited their local libraries looking for dry shelter, a place to charge [...]
I’ve been a wrestling fan since I was a kid watching and reading anything that had to do with wrestling. The first wrestler to catch my eyes was Rowdy Roddy Piper; had the look and the talk to back up his great wrestling style. The best thing about autobiographies is the behind the scene things [...]
This was a book that intrigued me— a whole novel told from the point of view of a dog! “What an interesting idea,” I thought. Well, not only was this an interesting idea, it also did not disappoint me as I read it. The main human character, Denny Swift, is a race car driver. Denny [...]
I can’t remember the last time I laughed so hard reading a book! This is the true story of Rhoda Jansen, whose husband has left her for a guy named Bob. To recover from both her broken marriage (and some broken bones she got in a car accident), Rhoda returns home to her parents’ home [...]
This book is a classic written by E. M. Forster. What makes me read this book over and over is the description of the scenery in Italy. I also enjoy revisiting the characters. Forester has written such a detailed and crisp narrative that it makes me feel like I know the people and I have been [...]
Why does this always happen to me? I have this habit of putting lots of books that I want to read on hold at the library and then they inevitably all come in at the same time! Now I have these three that all need to be read in the next two weeks! Good thing [...]
I got very lucky a couple of weeks ago - I was at a party for my boyfriend’s mom and my boyfriend’s cousin showed up with a pile of books written by his friend Michelle, which he was handing out. Having just finished a book that morning, I was ready for a new book to [...]
In honor of World Vegetarian Day, I decided to write about one of my favorite cookbooks, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian. Author Mark Bittman is a food writer for the New York Times who has written several well-known cookbooks and books on food in general. I just read about him in Runner’s World magazine recently and he even runs marathons - is [...]
This fiction book was picked by a friend of mine for our book club to read. The size of the book initially gave me a feeling of dread, but then one woman I ran into said that from the first sentence, she was hooked. Indeed, from the first sentence of this book I was hooked.
”The Help” [...]