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  • 'Boom Town' by Glenn Rolfe
    'Boom Town' by Glenn Rolfe
    I recently read “Abram’s Bridge” by Glenn Rolfe and found that to be a haunting novella. When I had to opportunity to read the upcoming novella “Boom Town” by Rolfe, I jumped at the chance hoping for another...
  • Book Review: "The May Bride" by Suzannah Dunn
    Book Review: "The May Bride" by Suzannah Dunn
    Jane Seymour was known for being King Henry VIII's most beloved wife. She managed to steal him from the alluring Anne Boleyn. She gave birth to his only legitimate male son. She was the wife he compared all the other five wives too. What was...
  • Promote with imagination
    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Day Three of promotion and lessons learned
    Case Study continued.As Day 3 of the free Kindle book promotion for Terror in a Teapot wound down, it proved that even a book with only 2 reviews can break through the thousands in ratings. At 12:15pm it was #915 in the overall Free Kindle Store...
  • 'Hope to Die' by James Patterson
    New release: 'Hope to Die' by James Patterson
    James Patterson is TheNew York Times bestselling author of suspense novels that include the popular Alex Cross series. “Hope to Die” is his newest novel featuring fictional psychologist and detective Alex Cross and is the twenty second...
  • The Blackwell Family Secret: The Guardians of Sin
    Interview with young adult urban fantasy author Jonathan L. Ferrara
    Jonathan L. Ferrara was born in San Pedro, California to an Italian fisherman and a mother from New York. Growing up with one older brother, Jonathan had several hobbies: finding the best hiding spots to jump out and scare his mother, discovering...
  • A lovely life lost
    'The Wild Truth' reveals painful truths about life ended in Bus 142
    The story of Chris McCandless, as told by Jon Krakauer in “Into The Wild” has become an iconic and revered modern classic. Not only is Krakauer’s writing powerful and his investigations thorough, making for a captivating read,...
  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    Ready Player One - A Perfect Gift for the Gamer in your life
    Over the course of the last year a steady buzz had been forming about a certain book. I couldn't escape it. Goodreads, Youtube, Book bloggers, everyone was talking about Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. As a gamer I was immediately intrigued...
  • Pam Ward
    Poetry Examiner's Friday pick: Pam Ward's 'I didn't survive slavery for this'
    Los Angeles Literary Arts Center Happening: A Pam Ward production at Beyond Baroque with fellow World Stage Poets TONIGHT! Friday December 19th, 8 PM.I DIDN’T SURVIVE SLAVERY FOR THIS!isa multi-media performance & poetry reading written,...
  • 'The Lodge on Holly Road'
    Holiday Book Giveaway, Day 4: Sheila Roberts on 'The Lodge on Holly Road'
    On this, the fourth day of our annual Holiday Book Giveaway Extravaganza, HBE will be offering a copy of Sheila Roberts’ The Lodge on Holly Road. For your chance to win, simply email HBE at HartfordBooksExaminer@aol.com by no later than 11...
  • Scarlet Spiders #2
    "Scarlet Spiders #2" brings on some clone wars in time for Christmas
    Another week, another crossover tie in to "Spider-Verse" is sold by Marvel Comics. All of them have the unfortunate task of crafting some sort of comprehensive narrative on the heels of an event which does them no favors. The key motions...
  • 'No One Else Can Have You' by Kathleen Hale: Creepy YA murder mystery
    'No One Else Can Have You' by Kathleen Hale: Creepy YA murder mystery
    "No One Else Can Have You" by Kathleen Hale is a very different kind of young adult murder mystery. There are many aspects of this novel that set it apart from other books of that genre.The protagonist, Kippy Bushman, is a rather strange...
  • Book stack
    The online storyteller for you and your children
    Many adults enjoy memories of having had parents or family members who read to them. According to Andrew Pudewa of the Institute of Excellence in Writing, there is nothing to equal the benefits of being read aloud to, but in today's fast-paced...
  • KEEP A BALANCE
    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Day Two of promotion case study
    It is Day Two of the free Kindle promotion for Terror in a Teapot, Indications are that it is definitely tougher to promote a free book on Kindle Select than it was just a few months ago. This is probably due to the trend of more and more Kindle...
  • Authors Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
    6 cheap ebooks by favorite authors as last-minute gifts
    The perfect last-minute gift for the holidays (or a birthday, anniversary, job change) might be an ebook by an author whom you know the recipient enjoys. An ebook makes a nice, small Christmas present. From Dickens to Mary Higgins Clark, there are...
  • ABC Family Hit Show The Fosters
    Disney releases YA companion novel to ABC Family show "The Fosters"
    Love the hit ABC Family show "The Fosters"? Well, we've got good news for you. Disney Publishing has announced the release of THE FOSTERS: Keep Your Frenemies Close, based on characters from the TV series “The Fosters.”...