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Featured New Book: In the Shadows of the Onion Domes by Mary Pat Hyland

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I’m not even sure how Mary Pat Hyland and I met. Over Twitter, I think it was — so for all you who don’t use Twitter to chat and network and make new friends, see what you’re missing out on?   So let’s get to business: Mary Pat, what song reminds you of your book? […]

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#SaystheEditor: Great Works of Literature

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Color me shocked to read a blog post the other day that quoted a New York Times article written by an Eagle Scout. The guy was calling the Boy Scout Handbook a Work of Great Literature. By its definition, literature is fiction. The BSA Handbook is, by its definition, not. From Webster’s online: Literature: written […]

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Susan’s Book Talk: Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I think the friend who sent me a copy of Ruth Reichl’s Garlic and Sapphires begged me to read it soon, and not let it sit on the TBR mountains forever. Which, of course, means… it sat on the TBR mountains for a damn long time. Too long, but there are very few books that […]

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#SaystheEditor: Title Trouble

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Jett dropped me a note. She’s come across a nine-book Rock Fiction series and wanted me to know that it’s one of the rare series where all the books aren’t named the same. You know: starting with the same first word, all being named after song titles (that’s common in Rock Fiction), or something else […]

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Featured New Book: Intimate Details by Tina Donahue

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I’ve known Tina Donahue via Triberr for awhile now. She’s prolific, and if you like your romance on the steamy side, check her out. And even if not, read on ’cause her song choice is way cool. Katy Perry’s Roar – that baby is spot on. In Intimate Details, Shana’s not taking it anymore. Despite […]

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