WBTV Segment from Monday, Feb. 6

I love watching first time authors blow up their scene. I got to feature a few of them in this segment on WBTV. Please go purchase their books (links below) and show these great authors some major love! Soulmated (Joining of Souls) by Shaila Patel Closer Than Close: Awakening the Freedom of Your Union withContinue reading “WBTV Segment from Monday, Feb. 6”

Arden Reviews: A Passel of Trouble by Joe Epley

I’ve known Joe Epley most of my adult life. He was one of my first bosses. I experienced September 11th with him and his team at Epley Associates. He trusted me with projects at his PR agency that helped form my career. So, when he asked me to review his latest book, A Passel of Trouble,Continue reading “Arden Reviews: A Passel of Trouble by Joe Epley”

Arden Recommends: Volunteering

Poverty. Of adults with the lowest literacy levels, 43 percent live in poverty, and 70% of adult welfare recipients have low literacy levels. There is a clear correlation between more education and higher earnings, and between higher educational scores and higher earnings. — Adult Literacy Facts I first became aware of how low literacy cripplesContinue reading “Arden Recommends: Volunteering”

Arden Reviews: The Forgotten Room by Karen White, Beatriz Williams, & Lauren Willig

  Book: The Forgotten Room Authors: Karen White, Beatriz Williams, & Lauren Willig Genre: Fiction, Women’s Literature Basic Description: New York Times bestselling authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration—a rich, multigenerational novel of love and loss that spans half a century…. 1945: When critically wounded Captain Cooper Ravenel is brought toContinue reading “Arden Reviews: The Forgotten Room by Karen White, Beatriz Williams, & Lauren Willig”

Arden Reviews: So Close by Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus

Book: So Close  Author: Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus Genre: Chick Lit/Women’s Lit Basic Description: Amanda Beth Luker has spent her whole life desperately looking for someone who can show her the way out of her trailer park Florida town. And then, finally, help arrives―in the form of Tom Davis, a successful lawyer with political aspirations who grewContinue reading “Arden Reviews: So Close by Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus”

Arden Reviews: Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

Book: Cruel Beautiful World Author: Caroline Leavitt Genre: Fiction, Literary Basic Description: It’s 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash act that will have vicious repercussions for both her and her older sister, Charlotte. As Lucy’s default caretaker for most of their lives, Charlotte’s youthContinue reading “Arden Reviews: Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt”

Arden Reviews: The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

Book: The Wedding Dress Author: Rachel Hauck Genre: Fiction/Christian/Romance Basic description: Charlotte owns a chic Birmingham bridal boutique. Dressing brides for their big day is her gift . . . and her passion. But with her own wedding day approaching, why can’t she find the perfect dress…or feel certain she should marry Tim? Then Charlotte discoversContinue reading “Arden Reviews: The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck”

Arden Interviews Michael Ransom, author of The Ripper Gene

I don’t watch scary movies. I don’t go to Haunted Houses. And, more than anything I don’t (typically) read thrillers. I’m much too visual of a person and a total chicken. But, after reading The Ripper Gene by Michael Ransom, I think I’ll change my tune. The premise of the book is our protagonist, Dr. LucasContinue reading “Arden Interviews Michael Ransom, author of The Ripper Gene”