by A. J. Pine Today is the release day for the fourth and final book in my Kingston Ale House series (all stand-alone titles). For this book, I wanted to challenge my hero and heroine, Jeremy and Grace, as well as my readers to be—patient. Because here is the thing. When Jeremy meets Grace, he’s… Read More
AJ Pine writes stories to break readers' hearts, but don't worry---she'll mend them with a happily ever after. As an English teacher and a librarian, AJ has always surrounded herself with books. All her favorites have one big commonality---romance. Naturally, her books have the same. When she's not writing, she's of course reading. Then there's online shopping (everything from groceries to shoes) and a tiny bit of TV where she nourishes her undying love of vampires and superheroes. You'll also find her hanging with her family in the Chicago 'burbs'.
by AJ Pine While it’s true that I want my readers to fall in love with my words, the characters I create, the worlds I build—I also hope we can connect on another level. A more personal level. A…pop culture level. Yes. I’m that author. The one who likes to sneak her favorite things into… Read More
Some months are all about new books or the start of a new series. Others are about continuing the pleasure of a favorite saga. October 2016 is that kind of month with sixteen new installments to some of your favorite series. Alexa Aston unveils Word of Honor, Book 3 in her Knights of Valor Series…. Read More
by A.J. Pine Two and a half years after my first book was published, I’m about to release book number eight, THREE SIMPLE WORDS (10-17-16). All of my books are my little special snowflakes, and sending them out into the world is, each time, bittersweet. Because once release day comes, the book is no longer… Read More
(On Writing NA When I’m Actually an A) by AJ Pine – We’ve all heard the sayings, “If I knew then what I know now…” or “Hindsight is 20/20…” or other variations of the idea that if we could just go back in time and have the wisdom of being a few years older, we… Read More
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What’s cooking for Thanksgiving Dinner in 1889 New Orleans?
Greetings! My debut historical mystery Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper launched earlier this month! Since then, it’s been a whirlwind of guest blog posts and author-reader chats. Thanks to everyone who’s visited my website and liked my author page on Facebook! Since it’s Thanksgiving week, right now I’m thinking about FOOD—smoked turkey, oyster… Read More