Tag Archives: book reviews

Saints and Sinners: Author Interview

Hi, friends. If you’re a neighbor of mine and you love books set in places you know very well, you’re in for a treat today. Virgil Alexander has written a second book set in the Gila Valley of Arizona. He’s a history buff, and this bit of desert is one of the great loves of […]

Blood Moon by Teri Harman a Bewitching Read

I’m happy to be part of the Blood Moon blog tour! Granted, I’m posting a few days later than scheduled, but hey. Time marches forward, even when we’re deep in the heart of Scottsdale without internet access (which is another story for another day.) Now, ladies and gentlemen: Blood Moon! From the back cover: Willa […]

Review: INSIGHT by Terron James

It’s been a few years since I last read an epic fantasy. When did the first Lord of the Rings movie come out? 2001? I think so. I remember at the time my best friend said, “We’re having a Lord of the Rings party, and we’re only inviting people who totally appreciate the book, and […]

Review: Pitch Green

PITCH GREEN by The Brothers Washburn debuts today from Jolly Fish Press. It’s a YA Horror novel *(NOT my usual genre)* which is what is going to make this review highly unexpected–especially for me. I’ll be interviewing The Brothers and posting the interview here on Monday, but I’m excited about this book and want to give any weekend readers […]

Deseret News Reviews BIG IN JAPAN

The Deseret News, a Salt Lake City newspaper with a circulation of… a BUNCH, has reviewed BIG IN JAPAN. The review posted about 20 minutes ago. I’m all breathless. I’d heard there was a call for a review, and I knew the Deseret News’s policy of not letting anyone review a book if the reviewer […]

Men Read???

As a prologue to this topic, I have to note that Saturday my 4 year old daughter came dashing into my room. “Mommy! What’s your female address?” She was trying to sign up for a Build-a-Bear account online and needed my female address. Er, email. In the past I’ve written these books with titles like […]

Aunty Lehua’s Book has Docked in Hawaii

Pretty excited for my friend Lehua Parker. Her book One Boy No Water launches today, and right now, as my fingers tap these keys, she’s off signing books at the Barnes and Noble in Layton, Utah. It’s probably really pretty and autumnal there, with colorful leaves, and people are probably wearing sweaters and cool boots […]

Booksigning and Newspaper Article

In this morning’s paper is an article about my upcoming booksigning! I’ll be signing copies of BIG IN JAPAN at Bookworms Bookstore on Highway 70 in Thatcher this Saturday morning, August 18th from 10:00 until 1:00 (unless copies run out.) PLUS, I’ll be talking on KATO radio AM 1230 at 7:30 that morning. I hope […]

It’s harder to watch movies than read books?

This year I took a challenge issued by my friend Heather to read 50 books and watch 50 movies in this calendar year and to blog reviews of all of them. It’s been a really fun blog to read–other people’s reads are always interesting. It’s kind of like peeking into someone’s mind, or behind their […]