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A Chat with Sharon van Ivan, author of Juggle and Hide

Sharon van Ivan lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her two cats, The Duke and Earl.  She was born in Brooklyn New York and couldn’t wait to move back to New York when she grew up.  Her parents divorced when she was a baby and she lived with her mother in Akron, Ohio, until she returned to New York in her early 20s.  There she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and was a working actress…See More
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Meet Faye Rapoport DesPres, author of ‘Message from a Blue Jay’

Faye Rapoport DesPres is the author of the new memoir-in-essays, Message from a Blue Jay. She earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Solstice MFA Program at Pine Manor College. Her essays, fiction, poetry, and reviews have appeared in Ascent, International Gymnast Magazine, Platte Valley Review, Superstition Review, In the Arts, Fourth Genre, TheWhistling Fire, the Writer’s…See More
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Interview with Silvio Sirias, author of ‘The Saint of Santa Fe’

Silvio Sirias is the author of Bernardo and the Virgin (2005) and Meet Me under the Ceiba (2009), winner of the Chicano/Latino Literary Prize for Best Novel, and most recently The Saint of Santa Fe.  A native of Los Angeles, he spent his adolescence in Nicaragua and currently lives in Panama.  In 2010, Silvio was named one of the “Top Ten New Latino Authors to Watch (and Read).”  He has a doctorate in…See More
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Book Review: ‘A Very Good Life’ by Lynn Steward

A Very Good Life is the first book in an exciting new series by successful business woman now author Lynn Steward.In this story, which crosses over from the literary to women’s fiction to romance, Steward takes us to 1970s Manhattan, home of the sophisticated and the elite. There, we meet Dana McGarry.Dana has everything — a successful job at a prestigious department store, a handsome…See More
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Meet Lynn Steward, author of ‘A Very Good Life’

Lynn Steward is a successful business woman who spent many years in New York City’s fashion industry in marketing and merchandising, including the development of the first women’s department at a famous men’s clothing store. Through extensive research, and an intimate knowledge of the period, Steward created the characters and stories for a series of…See More
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Review of ‘Mind Games,’ by Christine Amsden

Mind Games is the much awaited third installment in the new adult mystery series, Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective. Talented author Christine Amsden keeps delivering a great story filled with interesting characters, romance, mystery, and the paranormal, lots of it.In this episode, Cassie still doesn’t know why Evan broke her heart two months ago, and the mystery gnaws at her big…See More
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On the Spotlight: Deeds of a Colored Soldier during the Rebellion, Volume 1: From the Beginning to Chickamagua, by F.W. Abel

Title: Deeds of a Colored Soldier during the Rebellion, Volume 1: From the Beginning to ChickamaguaAuthor: F.W. AbelPublisher: Twilight Times BooksPages: 573Language: EnglishASIN: B00IA42TMUPurchase on  Amazon / …See More
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Interview: Joan Heartwell, author of 'Hamster Island'

Joan Heartwell is a an award-winning author (with several novels published under another name) and a former indie publisher now working as a freelance writer, ghostwriter, and book consultant.About the Book Heartwell chronicles her heroic (and often hilarious) determination to live an unremarkable life as a member of a poverty-stricken,…See More
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Book Review: ‘Known Devil’ by Justin Gustainis

Known Devil is the third instalment in Gustainis’ Occult Crime Unit urban fantasy series. Though I had not read the first two books, this one was completely stand-alone and didn’t make me feel I was missing anything. I have, however, read other books from Gustainis in the past (Evil Ways, Black Magic Woman and Sympathy for the Devil), and thoroughly enjoyed them. He is a…See More
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Book Review: ‘Knight Blindness’ by Chris Karlsen

Knight Blindness is the third installment in Karlsen’s The Knights in Time series. I have read the first two books and, as always, the author doesn’t disappoint.The story begins at the Battle of Poitiers, France, in 1356. English knight Stephen Palmer charges into battle when he is suddenly struck by the enemy. In that instant, he plummets through time and when he wakes up, wounded and…See More
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Book Review: ‘Christmas Dog Tails’ by Jennifer Conner

Here’s another delightful romantic short story collection about Christmas and dogs from Jennifer Conner.In “Central Bark at Christmas,” Tennyson has just been dumped by her arrogant and insensitive lawyer boyfriend. She swears to stay away from men, believing they’re nothing but bad luck. But then, while walking her dog she meets Par, who, aside from…See More
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Interview with Allen Malnak, author of ‘Hitler’s Silver Box’ (and review)

After completing his medical residency and liver disease fellowship, Dr. Malnak practiced as a board certified internist. He served as Chief of Internal Medicine at the US Army Hospital, Fort Sill, OK., and was medical director of several organizations. Dr. Malnak was also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Stritch School of…See More
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Book Review: ‘Beware of the White’ by Kai Strand

This middle-grade novel was an entertaining, delightful read!Terra is a sweet, smart girl, very close to her mom, and not what one might call popular at school. In fact, she’s often a bit bullied at times. She also suffers in silence for the death of her dad years ago.The action begins soon after Terra’s 12th birthday, when she receives an unexpected visit from a mysterious Spirit…See More
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Book Review: ‘Secrets and Lies’ by Christine Amsden

Secrets and Lies is the second installment in the Cassie Scot new adult paranormal mystery series. Though there’s a bit of backstory in this novel, it’s preferable to read the books in order, if only to find out from the beginning who Cassie is, how she got started as a detective and, especially, how her romance with Evan evolved. Also to understand the animosity between their…See More
Dec 10, 2013

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About Me:
Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. When she’s not writing, reading, editing or reviewing, she enjoys walking her dog, traveling, and spending time with her family. Represented by Serendipity Literary.

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A Chat with Sharon van Ivan, author of Juggle and Hide

Sharon van Ivan lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her two cats, The Duke and Earl.  She was born in Brooklyn New York and couldn’t wait to move back to New York when she grew up.  Her parents divorced when she was a baby and she lived with her mother in Akron, Ohio, until she returned to New York in her early 20s.  There she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and…

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Meet Debut Children’s Author Anita Banks

Please welcome debut children’s author Anita Banks. Anita harbored her secret of writing since she was in junior high school where the desire took seed in a creative writing class. She enjoys journaling, reading, running and traveling, but nothing compares to playing with her grandchildren. She’s here today to talk about her new picture book, …

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Posted on June 30, 2014 at 6:27am

Book Review: ‘Stolen Dreams’ by Christine Amsden

I can’t believe this is the last book in the Cassie Scot new adult paranormal mystery series! I really have enjoyed this series a lot.

If you’re new to the series, I advise you to pick up the books in order:

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective  …

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Meet Faye Rapoport DesPres, author of ‘Message from a Blue Jay’

Faye Rapoport DesPres is the author of the new memoir-in-essays, Message from a Blue Jay. She earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Solstice MFA Program at Pine Manor College. Her essays, fiction, poetry, and reviews have appeared in Ascent, International Gymnast Magazine, Platte Valley Review, Superstition Review, In the…

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At 11:04am on July 6, 2014,
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Cold Coffee Press
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Please come promote your books at the Cafe: http://coldcoffeecafe.com/

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At 9:10am on July 8, 2012,
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SARA
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Hello Mayra


It will be on kindle in a couple of weeks...once it's out I would love to send you a complimentary copy :) 


Sara

At 2:43pm on June 30, 2012,
Author
SARA
said…

Hello Mayra

Greetings from London


Went on your website..your books look fascinating and the covers are delicious.
If you have a moment please do check out my book, Kismet Fate Call It What You Like

available in amazon/ waterstones

Look forward to keeping in touch

thanks

Sara

At 1:02am on June 10, 2011, Blessed Beyond said…
Hello, nice to meet you here on book blogs. My book blogs are below http://stopabusewithaleja.blogspot.com http://bestbooks2read.blogspot.com I'm Just stopping by introducing myself and if there is something that you need to read or a follower, I do by all means follow back just send me your links. What a blessing after all that I've gone through survived and lived. Please like my fan page Author Aleja Bennett | Facebook http://sl3.us/51 I'm the Author of eight books and six available on kindle and by all means do stay in touch when you like because I know what a busy life is like. Enjoy the book video
At 6:25am on May 2, 2011, The Coffee Bar said…

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At 10:04pm on April 6, 2011, William O'Brien said…
Hi- Just to let you know...
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At 3:02pm on March 25, 2011, Natasha Larry said…
I'm going to check out your blog now Mayra, I'd love to review your book. Personal e-mail is natasha20002000@gmail.com
At 9:40am on March 17, 2011, April A Renn said…

Hi,Mayra.We would love to reveiw your book.We would need it in Kindle format. Our blog is

mybookaddictionandmore.wordpress.com. Your blog is great.We also review Children's books,but would prefer print book for those.

Thanks,

AprilR

At 10:26pm on March 16, 2011, The Coffee Bar said…
You're welcome, Mayra!
 
 
 

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