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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 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 »

Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst

Midnight in Europe Pits Gangsters And Fascists- 2015

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

  Midnight in Europe Alan Furst New American Library March /2015 ISBN: 9780812981834 Photo courtesy of Ranier Hosch Audio Interview With the Author  Audio Length: 15 minutes     “Furst never stops astounding me. I think I know where his books are going to take me—where the settings will be and what the characters will face—but 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 »