Author Spotlight

In Their Own Words: Interview with Amy Mason Doan | #sundaysessions #amymasondoan #orangecountyreads

Please welcome author Amy Mason Doan to the blog! Amy has written two novels, the lastest being The Summer Hours which came out in June of this year. I was fortunate to meet Amy at a book event last year and I can tell you she is FUN! (Play Five Truths and a Lie with […]

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Interview with Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke | In Their Own Words #lizandlisa #thetwolilabennetts #sundaysessions

I’m thrilled and honored to introduce two fantastic women to the Sunday Sessions. Liz and Lisa are easily my favorite writing duo. They write edgy domestic suspense, they’re friendship is adorable and real and they are warm and approachable. They are major social media gurus and host epic giveaways! These women champion the little free […]

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Interview with Kaira Rouda | In Their Own Words #kairarouda #thefavoritedaughter #sundaysessions

I’m so pleased to welcome one of my favorite local authors to the blog. Kaira Rouda is the author of several books including her two most recent titles, BEST DAY EVER and THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER. Here’s my review of her latest. I’ve met Kaira several times and she has such a sweet and magnetic happy […]

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Interview with Janna King | In Their Own Words #authorinterview #jannaking #sundaysessions

I’m so pleased to welcome one of my favorite authors to the blog. Janna King is the author of The Seasonaires and Malibu Bluff. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting her several times and she is so warm and approachable. Her two books read like a TV show if that makes any sense. …A juicy, […]

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Interview with Kim Hooper | In Their Own Words #authorinterview #kimhooper #sundaysessions

I was engaged by TINY from the start! We meet three different people tied together by grief and tragedy. It was a fast paced story that takes a look at grief and how these characters grieve in their own way and at their own speed. Set in Orange County, Kim Hooper has written a beautiful […]

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Interview with Alexa Kingaard | In Their Own Words #authorinterview #mynameisrose #acornpublishing #sundaysessions

Please welcome local author Alexa Kingaard to the blog and enjoy getting to know her background and her inspirations! You can read my complete review of My Name is Rose HERE, but in short… I loved reading about the bucolic life on a commune, the space to explore, the sense of accomplishment that comes from […]

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #weeklyrecap

It’s getting 🎄festive 🎄 around here! December has arrived and I’m looking forward to making cookies and fudge and sending Christmas cards and driving to see the lights! What are some of YOUR favorite family traditions for this time of year? Last Week I read 3️⃣ books, wrote 9️⃣ posts, including 2️⃣ reviews. I watched […]

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Books We Love ❤️: “Ship It” by Britta Lunden

We were the lucky recipients of a very special book. “Ship It” gave us all the feels. This is a unique and funny YA story about super fans and social media and the entertainment industry. The author may already be a household name if you have fans of the CW show Riverdale in your house. […]

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