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Garden for the Blind by Kelly Fordon

Finding Unity Amid Diversity in Garden for the Blind

May 29, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

An interview with Kelly Fordon, Author of Garden for the Blind (Wayne State University Press, 1 April 2015)–In her collection of linked stories, GARDEN FOR THE BLIND, author Kelly Fordon explores questions of race and privilege through the experiences of Alice Townley, a resident of an affluent suburb outside of Detroit. As the story begins Alice loses her sister to an accident Read more »

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Hawkins Debut Full of Suspense

May 1, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Anna Roins

An Interview with Paula Hawkins, Author of The Girl on the Train: A Novel (Doubleday, 15 January, 2015)–The Girl on the Train has taken the world by storm. It debuted on The New York Times Best Seller list at the top spot in January this year, a feat unheard of by any novel in a decade Read more »

My Sunshine Away by M. O. Walsh

M.O. Walsh Debut Brings Insight into Neighborhood Trauma- 2015

May 1, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Diane Slocum

  An exclusive Authorlink interview with M. O. Walsh, Author of My Sunshine Away By Diane Slocum May 2015 My Sunshine Away by M. O. Walsh Buy this Book at Amazon.com After 15-year-old Lindy Simpson is raped riding her bicycle home from track practice, nothing is the same in her affluent neighborhood where children romped Read more »

Happiness for Beginners by Katherine Center

Center Explores Woman’s Quest to Toughen Up–2015

Apr 30, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

  An exclusive Authorlink interview with Katherine Center, Author of HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS By Ellen Birkett Morris May 2015 Happiness for Beginners by Katherine Center Buy this Book at Amazon.com May 2015 In her novel HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS, Katherine Center explores one woman’s quest to toughen up on a wilderness trip that ends with unexpected Read more »

Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

De La Cruz’s Isle of the Lost Portrays Kids as Villains – 2015

Apr 30, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

  May 2015  – An Exclusive Authorlink Interview By Columnist Doreen Akiyo Yomoah Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz Buy this Book at Amazon.com Your favorite Disney villains are back in a prequel to the film Disney Descendants (coming this summer). Melissa de la Cruz talks to us about her latest novel, Read more »

Black River by S M. Hulse

Struggles of faith and forgiveness form DEBUT novel Black River

Mar 31, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Diane Slocum

  An exclusive Authorlink interview with S. M. Hulse, Author of Black River By Diane Slocum April 2015 Black River by S. M. Hulse Buy this Book at Amazon.com Guard Wes Carver is held captive and tortured by prisoner Bobby Williams during a riot in a Montana prison, leaving him with his hands permanently damaged Read more »

First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen

Revisiting Sarah Allen’s Magical World – 2015

Mar 31, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Anna Roins

  An Exclusive Interview with Sarah Addison Allen Author of First Frost (St Martin’s Press, 20 January 2015) Columnist Anna Roins First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen Buy this Book at Amazon.com New York Times best-selling novelist Sarah Addison Allen did not plan to revisit the characters from her first novel, the whimsical Garden Spells Read more »

Safekeeping by Jessamyn Hope

Lifelong Writing Obsession Leads to Debut Novel-2015

Mar 31, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

\Safekeepingby Jessamyn HopeBuy this Bookat Amazon.com   An Authorlink Interview with Jessamyn HopeBy Columnist Doreen Akiyo YomoahApril 2015 Jessamyn Hope talks to us about her first novel, Safekeeping, her time on a kibbutz, and her lifelong obsession with writing. AUTHORLINK: So, this is your first novel. What type of writing and other work had you been Read more »

Etta and Otto and Russell and James

Hooper’s Evocative Novel Chronicles Journeys Across Place and Time

  An exclusive Authorlink interview with Emma Hooper By Ellen Birkett Morris Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper Buy this Book at Amazon.com April 2015 In Emma Hooper’s novel ETTA AND OTTO AND RUSSELL AND JAMES the reader accompanies eighty-three-year-old Etta as she crosses Canada to see the ocean. It is Read more »

Some Luck by Jane Smiley

Pulitzer Prize Winner Smiley Writes of Passage of Time – 2015

  An exclusive AUTHORLINK interview with Jane Smiley Author of Some Luck (Knopf, 7 October 2014) Columnist Anna Roins March 2015 Some Luck by Jane Smiley Buy this Book at Amazon.com Some Luck, is the first book in a trilogy that spans 100 years of the life of an American family written by Jane Smiley Read more »