For this week’s Sunday Book Review, I’m thrilled to share 3 new reviews I came across this week for 2 of my books: Words We Carry and P.S. I Forgive You. It is humbling for me and most gratifying when I learn that my books touch a reader and offer something of value and…
Thanks to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Fire for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. Release Date: November 1st, 2017 288 Pages Synopsis: When her mom inherits an old, crumbling mansion, Seda’s almost excited to spend the summer there. The grounds are beautiful and it’s fun to explore the sprawling house with its creepy rooms […]
It’s not often that a speculative fiction title from a small press gets nominated for one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards. David Demchuk’s The Bone Mother is the notable exception, having made this year’s longlist for the Giller Prize. I recently had the opportunity to speak to Sandra Kasturi, as well as some of […]
Book Review The Iron King, by Julie Kawaga YA; Fantasy 3.5 Stars A fun, light read
Title: Stardust Author: Neil Gaiman Date of Publication: August 29th, 2006 Goodreads Summary: Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. But to do so, he must enter the unexplored lands on the other side of the ancient […]
Today I have the pleasure of introducing author Greg Levin who will be sharing his thoughts on reading and writing, and details of his new book, In Wolves’ Clothing.
What motivates you to write?
The desire to remain sane. Kafka was spot on when he famously said, “A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” I can sometimes make it two or three days without working on a novel, blog post or grocery list, but after that I absolutely MUST write. Even when I’m on vacation in paradise with my beautiful wife, I need to scratch out a page here and there to keep the crazy away. Too much sun and surf and relaxation terrifies me.
Your biggest writing distractions?
My wife’s desire to go on vacations in paradise. That, and any kind of noise other than the clicks of my own keyboard and synapses. I wear silicone…
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I am thrilled to welcome Jennifer Hinsman, Rave Reviews Book Club “Spotlight” Author, on today’s stop of her blog tour. Jennifer (Jenny) is an amazingly supportive member of RRBC who generously promotes fellow authors. I consider it an honour to shine the “Spotlight” on her today.
With much joy, I introduce Jennifer Hinsman!
‘How do you come up the story?’
This is a question I get a lot from friends, family and fans.
My love for writing comes from my love for reading. Books have always been a huge part of my life. I grew up watching my mom read all the time; I cannot remember a time in my life where my mom was not reading a book. I was also very fortunate to have wonderful teachers that had a love for reading and dissecting stories.
Ideas for stories come from events, places, people and even dreams from everyday life. I try…
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