I tend to put books — and the authors who write them — on a pedestal, but the truth is that a good many are as susceptible to trends or gimmicks as your average teenager. Think vampire novels. Dystopian series. And various shades of gray. In recent years, this has given us the anti-hero and… Read More
Jeanne Devlin is editor of The RoadRunner Press, an award-winning traditional publishing house based in the American West. An editor of newspapers, magazines, and books for more than thirty years, she has also worked on national marketing and publicity campaigns with such publishers as Simon and Schuster and St. Martin's and for a number of New York Times bestselling authors, including Robyn Carr, Sabrina Jeffries, Debbie Macomber, Linda Lael Miller, and Wendy Corsi Staub.
A graduate of the Stanford University Publishing Course, Jeanne is a member of the Children's Book Council, the National Book Critics Circle, and the Oklahoma Center for the Book of the Library of Congress. She also consults with boutique publishers.
Given that many of you have spent the last three months of lazy summer days devouring eBooks like a box of Godiva chocolates, it stands to reason it is high time to replenish your eBook stash. Welcome to September—complete with cooler temperatures and new eBooks and eNovellas galore. New York Times Bestselling Author Madeline Hunter… Read More
As if knowing that we will soon be bidding lazy summer days good-bye and be in need of a little pick-me-up, some of America’s favorite authors have new books coming this September. New York Times Bestselling Author Linda Lael Miller starts it all off with the August 30 release of Always a Cowboy, Book 2… Read More
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
What is it about summer that makes us feel like we finally have the time to catch up on all the good books we didn’t get to over the past year? Is it the sun showing up a tad after 6 a.m.? Or, the sun not setting until almost 9? Is it having almost 14… Read More
Few things are as special as a summer love. Set against a backdrop of water, sun, and idyllic weather, summer love is the equivalent of a love vacation. And maybe that’s what makes it so different . . . and so intoxicating. Because like when we’re on vacation, we leave our worries, our inhibitions, and… Read More
Much is made of one’s first kiss and rightly so. But what about a kiss that changes, nay, saves your life? In her new July novel From Kiss to Queen, New York Times Bestselling Author Janet Chapman tells the story of an ordinary gal who after witnessing a fiery plane crash dives in a… Read More
If you’re anything like me, then your mantra for summer reading is something along the lines of: Keep the books coming. With maybe the occasional muttered: Where is that darn tablet? Authors have taken note of both, with the end result being a July full of new titles aplenty as well as a good many… Read More
Readers will return from the long holiday weekend with something to look forward to as July sees a flurry of reissues and first time in paperback offerings from some of America’s top authors. From New York Times Bestselling Author Christina Dodd comes Obsession Falls, Book 2 in her Virtue Falls Series from Saint Martin’s Press…. Read More
Nine months out of the year, “the beach” to most Americans means a strip of white sand in a tropical paradise, be it the shores of Florida or Costa Rica or Hawaii. But as summer officially begins this week — with a heat dome creating triple digit temperatures in much of the American West —… Read More
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By Margaret Daley and Jan Thompson What? In September? Christmas? Well, no although some stores are already putting out Christmas items. When the authors came together to consider a boxed set that is available at the top online bookstores, Christmas came to mind. And this was way back in the early days of a rapidly… Read More