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Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Posted January 29, 2024 / 22 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘new to me authors I discovered in 2023’ and I’m tweaking it just slightly to be “authors I read for the first time in 2023”. That way I feel better about including the debut authors – and there were some FABULOUS […]


Event Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Art of Writing Webinars 2023

Event Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Art of Writing Webinars 2023

Posted September 21, 2023 / 4 Comments

I’m delighted to be teaming up with JustRead Publicity Tours today to tell you about the Art of Writing 2023 webinars! This is one of my very fave writing conferences, and I’ve been attending it since its very first year, whether it’s in person or virtual. This year, I’m excited to […]


Register Now (and a Giveaway!) for JustRead Rendezvous

Register Now (and a Giveaway!) for JustRead Rendezvous

Posted September 13, 2023 / 14 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Blitz for JustRead Rendezvous, hosted, sponsored, and organized by JustRead Publicity Tours! I shared with y’all back in July about this reader-author event, and I’ve been spotlighting the THIRTY AUTHORS (yay!) every week in my First Line Friday & Weekly Update posts. But I wanted to […]


First Line Friday (week 355): The Metropolitan Affair

First Line Friday (week 355): The Metropolitan Affair

Posted August 17, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m featuring the first line of The Metropolitan Affair by Jocelyn Green! I can’t wait to read this book – Jocelyn is […]




Event Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): ACFW Storyfest 2023

Event Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): ACFW Storyfest 2023

Posted June 14, 2023 / 18 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Blitz for ACFW Storyfest, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! You are Invited ACFW Storyfest August 24-26, 2023 Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis When hundreds of authors gather for their annual ACFW conference in August, readers are invited to participate in their own event on […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Posted January 23, 2023 / 43 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2022. Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I just sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. I definitely enjoyed my first experience with each of these author’s […]





The Art of Writing Conference Spotlight (and a Giveaway!)

The Art of Writing Conference Spotlight (and a Giveaway!)

Posted October 10, 2022 / 4 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Blitz for the 2022 Art of Writing Conference organized by ECPA, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m so honored to be one of the co-directors of this year’s conference, as well as a panelist. I would LOVE to see you there! A QUICK NOTE ABOUT THE […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Posted January 25, 2022 / 47 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2021 and I’m actually following it this week! Wonders never cease, right? 😉  Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read The Most (5 Years Later)

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read The Most (5 Years Later)

Posted July 7, 2020 / 30 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today on Top Ten Tuesday, we’re revisiting a topic we did five years ago – ‘the authors I’ve read the most’. Back in 2015, that was one of the first TTT posts that I did, so it’s been super fun to see how my reading habits & authors […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Invite to a Murder Mystery Party

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Invite to a Murder Mystery Party

Posted May 5, 2020 / 19 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is all about what – or who – we would need for a bookish party. I decided to throw a hypothetical murder mystery party and invite some of my fave authors of cozy mysteries (or mysteries that have that cozy feel if […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors With A Fun Social Media Presence

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors With A Fun Social Media Presence

Posted March 10, 2020 / 26 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is authors with a fun social media presence. I already am wincing as I type this intro because i KNOW i’ve left out way too many people but I made myself stick to the first 10 that popped into my head. You can […]


Sunday Book Club – Meeting Authors

Sunday Book Club – Meeting Authors

Posted May 22, 2016 / 29 Comments

  In case you’re just joining us, this week (and next week too!) I’ve had the incredible privilege of hosting 10 authors who have banded together to offer a FABULOUS giveaway in appreciation of YOU, their readers. You can win 10 books, PLUS a $100 Amazon Gift Card. I mean… […]