We took the ferry into town. I visited my mom. Put on latex gloves and massaged her swollen, purple feet and legs, trying to get them to a more natural color. I filled up her candy bowls, and we sang. It was one of her better days. She remembered me. Was able to do harmonies…. Read More
You know her as Meg Tilly, the Canadian American, Golden Globe-winning "Agnes of God" actress, who credits also include "The Big Chill and "Valmont." But now the star of stage and screen starring opposite Brad Pitt in the May 26 Netflix movie, "War Machine," is launching a new career---as a romance novelist! With six highly acclaimed women's fiction and young adult novels published in Canada, now Meg's writing the kind of books she's always loved to read.
Meg Tilly is giving away a prize reminiscent of her trip to two readers during the month of sweethearts. Each of the two readers will win a 3” x 5” triple wick Island Orchards candle from Pier One that will fill a room with the exotic aroma of flowering quince, pineapple, mango and fresh papaya. Two additional readers will receive a $10 gift certificate to the online bookstore of their choice!
As a child, August always meant vacation—so when I became an adult, imagine how happy I was to learn that while I might have to put away most childish things, I did not have to put away August. Come to find out not only does much of Europe take the entire month off but so… Read More
Given the American divorce rate, love and marriage may sometimes seem like they’re no longer a forever kind of thing, but rest assured ‘til death do us part still rules—at least on the pages of these April novels. New York Times Bestselling Author Christina Dodd takes a stand for love and bonds that transcend even… Read More
Just as hammocks begin to call booklovers outside to read, with the pull that sirens once lured sailors to shore (thankfully with a happier ending), not one but two #1 New York Times bestselling authors unveil new series this month. Robyn Carr has set previous bestselling series in small towns in northern California and on… Read More
This Easter was my first one ever away from home—or I should say away from my mother’s Easter breakfast, egg hunt, and afternoon feast of lamb and twice-baked potatoes. (What can I say the woman knows how to hide an egg and season a Brussels sprout.) I’m no spring chick, and I wasn’t sure how… Read More
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The Art of Stories-Within-Stories
by Carter Wilson There is little more satisfying when writing a book as creating stories within the story. Looking back on my publishing history, this seems to be a theme with me. In one book, a successful novelist re-writes his manuscript to reflect what’s actually happening to him. In another, an imprisoned man is forced… Read More