Author Spotlight

Happy Birthday Authors | Betty Smith #bettysmith #authorbirthdays #orangecountyreads

Betty Smith (born Elisabeth Lillian Wehner; December 15, 1896 – January 17, 1972) was an American author. She is best known for her 1943 bestselling novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, which is considered one of the great American novels of the 20th century.  Did you know?She was 47 when she wrote A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.She published two poems […]

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Blog Tour

Release Day Blast | The Ghost of Madison Avenue by Nancy Bilyeau #TheGhostofMadisonAvenue #NancyBilyeau #HFVBTBlogTours #HistoricalMystery #NewYork #NewRelease #BookBirthday

I’m so happy to join author Nancy Bilyeau and Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours in a very special release day blast! I hope you’ll add it to your TBR if you like historical fiction and mysteries too!The Ghost of Madison Avenue by Nancy BilyeauPublication Date: December 13, 2019eBook, 108 pagesGenre: Historical Mystery   Christmas Ghost Story in […]

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First Lines Fridays

First Lines Fridays | Find Your Next Book 10419 #firstlinesfridays #orangecountyreads

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the […]

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Book Reviews

Book Reviews I Never Posted | The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor #waybackwednesday #orangecountyreads

Welcome! It’s time for the weekly “Way Back Wednesday” where I work my way through winsome works long forgotten… A word of warning: Wandering thru the world of words is what I do. {wink wink} The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor Historical Fiction, pub 6/13/17 “An Amazon Best Book of the Month in Literature in […]

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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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Author Spotlight

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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