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The Children's Crusade by Ann Packer

Intuition, Imagination Lead the Way for Packer

Jul 1, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Ellen Birkett Morris

The Children’s Crusade, Ann Packer, Scribner — From a young age Ann Packer knew what it meant to be a writer. Her mother was a fiction writer and was a professor at Stanford Read more »

Once Upon A Crime by P J Brackston

Brackston Gives Brothers Grimm Tales A New Twist

Jul 1, 2015 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Once Upon a Crime, P J Brackston, Pegasus — New York Times bestselling author P. J.(Paula) Brackston is back with the latest novel in her rollicking Brothers Grimm series, Once Upon a Crime Read more »

The Assassins by Gayle Lynds

Gayle Lynds’ New Thriller, The Assassins, Revisits Judd and Eva

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

The Assassins, Gayle Lynds, St. Martin’s Press — New York Times bestseller Gayle Lynds is the award-winning author of ten international espionage novels. Library Journal calls her “the reigning queen of espionage fiction;” the London Observer says she’s a “kick-ass thriller writer;” and Lee Child calls her “today’s best espionage writer.” Read more »

The Girl in the Torch by Robert Sharenow

A&E/Lifetime VP Sharenow Lives Double Life as an Author

May 30, 2015 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Audio interview: THE GIRL IN THE TORCH (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, May 2015)– Robert Sharenow lives two dramatically distinct lives as the author of young adult historical novels, and also an Emmy award-winning television producer and Executive VP of Lifetime and A&E Television Networks Read more »

Above Us Only Sky by Michele Young-Stone

Lithuanian Women With Wings Struggle to Survive

May 29, 2015 | Format: Written | Contributor: Diane Slocum

An interview with Michele Young-Stone, author of Above Us Only Sky (Simon and Schuster, 3 March, 2015)–All Prudence Vilkas knows about her heritage is that she was born with wings. They were removed at her birth, and only a few years later, her mother removes her more completely from the Vilkas heritage by running off from her husband. Only much later, Prudence learns of her Lithuanian grandfather and German grandmother Read more »

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 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 »