Blog Tour + Review: The Edge of Grace by Christa Allan

Join Christa Allan, author of the contemporary fiction novel, The Edge of Grace (Abingdon Press), as she virtually tours the blogosphere September 5 – 30 2011 on her second virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About the book… When Caryn Becker answers the telephone on most Saturday morning, it’s generally not a preludeContinue reading “Blog Tour + Review: The Edge of Grace by Christa Allan”

Book Review:: Just Between You and Me by Jenny B. Jones

Jenny B. Jones’ novel, Just Between You and Me, has all the elements of a good book—quirky, realistic characters, an interesting plot with many twists and turns, colorful dialogue, and deep, dark family secrets that keep the reader moving forward for answers.  At any point, Just Between You and Me could turn into just anotherContinue reading “Book Review:: Just Between You and Me by Jenny B. Jones”

Christmas Un-Wrapped with Christa Banister

When it comes to writers, Christa Banister is top-notch.  Author of the popular Sydney Alexander chick lit series (Around the World in 80 Dates, Blessed are the Meddlers, and the yet-to-be released third novel), Christa is also a freelance journalist and an avid blogger.  Always amusing and encouraging, I was excited that Christa took timeContinue reading “Christmas Un-Wrapped with Christa Banister”

Take 5 with Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, authors of I’ll Have Who She’s Having

Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke’s 20-year friendship is the stuff chick lit novels are made of—literally!  Not only are Liz and Lisa a dynamic duo in their own right, but they pooled their talents to co-wrote their first book, I’ll Have Who She’s Having.  Both ladies say they have Type A personalities, so they workedContinue reading “Take 5 with Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, authors of I’ll Have Who She’s Having”

Book Review:: Veil of Roses-Laura Fitzgerald (2007)

Even though it was published in Jan. 2007, which is waaaaaaaaaaay past the “appropriate” time in which one should do a book review (within 6 months of release at least), I would be doing you all an injustice if I didn’t tell you about Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald.  A debut author, Fitzgerald tookContinue reading “Book Review:: Veil of Roses-Laura Fitzgerald (2007)”

Christa Banister :: Blessedly Meddling in Chick Lit

By Amy Sondova There’s one thing they never teach you in those college journalism classes—how to deal with the angst of interviewing and writing about another writer, especially when that individual is music journalist and author, Christa Banister.  Not only has she just released her second novel, Blessed Are the Meddlers, she also has anContinue reading “Christa Banister :: Blessedly Meddling in Chick Lit”