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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Author Event: Andy Weir, Mission Viejo

We are excited to listen to Andy Weir speak at the Norman P. Murray Community Center in Mission Viejo. My husband and I really enjoyed The Martian and he read Artemis as soon as I had an advanced reader copy! Event tickets for tonights event can be purchased below: One ticket (which includes a hard…

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California Summer, Anita Hughes

“Tender and triumphant… California Summer made my heart sing.” ~ Allison Winn Scotch We couldn’t be happier that local author Anita Hughes has a new book out next week! She writes the most beautifully descriptive “getaway” fiction. All her books take place in different cities around the world, so a love letter to California, her…

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Local Author Spotlight : J. R. Rogers

We are so pleased and honored to feature local Orange County author J. R. Rogers on our blog! J.R. Rogers is a novelist of historical thrillers, foreign intrigue and espionage set in places not often explored. He has written seven novels and also a collection of short stories. A number of his stories have been…

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