Good news for those of us who didn’t make it to Book Expo America 2016, which wrapped up last week: PBS’s Book View Now conducted interviews with a plethora of authors! I can’t help but think that even I’d been at BEA, I still would have had to watch these afterward! Here’s a short list: […]
What to read, what to read? Check out big books at Book Expo 2016: Publishers Weekly calls it for Colson Whitehead (The Underground Railroad) and Ann Patchett (Commonwealth), among others. No complaints from me there. So glad to see Mr. Whitehead making a big splash — well deserved! Here’s the PW take on the best of show […]
In which this book lover has to take in Book Expo America 2016 via the interwebs!
I’m ringing in the new year by reflecting on my personal Ta-Da List for 2015
Bookbub may just have put together the real best books list of 2014 in a, well, novel way: The aggregated 23 different Best of 2014 lists and then ranked the titles based on the number of times each book was listed.
Guess what I did at the Texas Book Festival?
WHAT a weekend at the Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference! I’m still taking in much of what I heard on the panels and at Jeff Abbott’s wonderful keynote talk followed by Joshilyn Jackson’s hilarious recounting of how she came to get an agent and get published. It’s all still percolating in my […]
What a couple of weeks in books right here in Austin! Last week, it was new books from the amazing Sarah Bird and Martha Louise Hunter, and this week we have back-to-back-to-back events. First up is Natalia Sylvester with her debut novel, Chasing the Sun. I first met Natalia when I was at the Writer’s League of […]
Q&A with debut novelist Martha Louise Hunter, author of Painting Juliana
Could it be that publishers are finally catching on to something indie ebook authors have already figured out? The New York Times reports that publishers are rolling out books faster.