Bonjour! I enjoy traveling so much that with all that I do, it is never enough for me. For Angela, Nicki and Sissy, their trip to London and Paris was an eye-opener in more ways than one. In THE FAT GIRLS CLUB PARIS BOUND, the bonds of friendship are tested as the characters learn to… Read More
Bonjour! Lila Johnson here! Although I was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, I consider the road, rails and waterways my real home. The thrill and adventure of travel, stateside and abroad is a natural for me.
The need to create stories started in my early childhood. After one of my first works were printed in a local newspaper, I was hooked. Since early 2000, my work has been viewed in numerous magazine and newspaper articles. My letters to the editor have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine and Writers Digest. A collection of ACME and Retro 51 rollerball pens are always at the ready when an idea for a new story taps me on the shoulder and demands my attention.
I love books and keep one or two with me whenever I anticipate having to stand in long lines for anything. Photography is my second passion and I keep one or two cameras at the ready during my adventures.
I hope you enjoy, The Fat Girls Club, the first in a 4 book series. I look forward to creating and sharing more stories with my readers in the future. You can follow my adventures as I travel America at writerontheroadway.com or find me on Twitter.
Lila Johnson is giving away a signed copy of THE FAT GIRLS CLUB: PARIS BOUND to one winner and a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card and a special goodie bag to another winner to celebrate the release of the second book in THE FAT GIRLS CLUB series! Bonne chance!
It’s 2018, and I have a New Year’s resolution. My next book, Mending Fences, centers around family and the relationships of four sisters and their father. I come from a big family. I have five sisters, no brothers, and the dynamics among us are beyond the scope of explaining in a blog. Suffice it to… Read More
Second Chances for Trampled Hearts is New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Shoshanna Evers’ first inspirational romance writing as Shoshanna Gabriel. GIVEAWAY! Enter to win a free ebook of Second Chances for Trampled Hearts! SECOND CHANCES FOR TRAMPLED HEARTS Book 1 in the Bear Creek Saddle Series A handsome rancher who lost his faith along with… Read More
by Patricia Yager Delagrange August, the last official month of summer. This is the time each year my family spends a week in a lovely vacation getaway in small-town Monte Rio on the Russian River in northern California. We love to kayak on the river and throw sticks for our two labs to fetch from… Read More
When my son made the basketball team as a sophomore in high school I thought it just might be the best thing for him. He was getting a bit chubby, definitely out of shape from too much Taco Bell, and he never exercised. Plus, he didn’t have very many friends. Little did I know how… Read More
by Patricia Yager Delagrange Every book I write is infused with an experience I’ve had in my life. The reader won’t actually know which parts are based on my true life but, if asked, I would be honest in my answers. The first book I ever wrote was in 2009 and that was my daughter’s… Read More
Fascinated by broken-hearted couples and atypical families, Patricia Yager Delagrange weaves engaging tales of men and women who create cohesive families where love reigns supreme. She sprinkles her books with intriguing characters who struggle to find balance in life after tragedy. Whether an unwed teenager, desperate widow, abandoned father, or a couple who stray from… Read More
Way back when I was in college, I fell for a cute boy. His name was Rick, and he had a little space between his front teeth, and he played classical guitar. Le sigh, right? Also, he was a Lands End model or something like that. Please. I was helpless. But Rick told me right… Read More
By: Kristy Woodson Harvey One of the most fun parts of being a parent for me is re-reading some of my favorite classic books from childhood. Since I’m an author and an avid reader, that probably isn’t a big surprise! These past few weeks while I have been on tour for my new novel, Lies… Read More
by L. G. O’Connor The first time I’d ever heard the word “cougar” was well over a decade ago. My best friend was gushing over a fabulous meal she and her husband had had at an upscale restaurant I’d wanted to try, when her husband walked by and interrupted, “the bar was crawling with cougars.”… Read More
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By Ariella Moon Spring has arrived in Southern California. Blooming orange and grapefruit trees, still heavy with fruit, perfume the air. “Snowbirds” from the Midwest and Canada crowd local swimming pools and grocery store parking lots. And a tiny mother hummingbird has returned to nest in my patio. Mama Ava hummingbird (I’m a writer, and… Read More