The midwest usually conjures up images of farms and county fairs and all things wholesome and good. It’s been called the heartland, it’s been called the breadbasket, it’s been called a wonderful place where cheese is pretty much its own food group and the puppy chow flows freely. But more important for our purposes, it’s also fertile […]
There’s a lot at risk in Anna Banks’ Joyride, out tomorrow. And if you’re a fan of her writing, that should come as no surprise. In Banks’ debut novels, the New York Times bestselling Of Poseidon trilogy, readers are thrown into a contemporary world where mermaids exist, occasionally walk among us, and sometimes, dangerously, fall in love. […]
Here’s my idea of a book-themed party: everybody brings a novel. We read in front of a roaring fire while it’s raining outside. Nobody talks. Nobody dog-ears any pages. There’s food, maybe. What else do people like? Dancing? We can have that, but silently. Everyone’s gone by 9:15. I assume they had a blast. But since that […]
Even though we’re well into the new year, the weather is still pretty vicious out there. While a lot of us were given a surprisingly warm holiday season, we’re paying for it now, with blustery days and frigid evenings. But as we all know, the best cure to fight the cold is a snuggly blanket, […]
Today on the blog, we’ve got a couple of lovely authors (see what I did there?) sharing some romantic details on their new releases. Arrows author Melissa Gorzelanczyk and Emerge author Tobie Easton band together to talk romance, mythology, inspiration, and, of course, overcoming the impossible. What makes your love story so impossible?