TCL’s Countdown Questions #19: Author Meg Waite Clayton

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Meg Waite Clayton! When I received approved for the ARC of the novel "The Wednesday Daughters" back in 2013 (when I was just a novice blogger) I didn't know it was a sequel. I don't think that put me at any advantage, and … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #19: Author Meg Waite Clayton

TCL’s Countdown Questions #18: Author Nancy Bilyeau

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Nancy Bilyeau Here's another author who caught my attention with her novel, "The Blue." I found that book after reading a few very complimentary reviews, so I grabbed a copy of it back when it was on sale. I'm so glad I did … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #18: Author Nancy Bilyeau

TCL’s Countdown Questions #17: Author Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard There are many subjects that, when included in novels, will pique my interest immediately, be they historical or contemporary fiction. One of them is music of any kind ('cause there's lots of musical talent in my family). That's why I … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #17: Author Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

TCL’s Countdown Questions #16: Author Mary Doria Russell.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Mary Doria Russell I was trying to get Fredrik Backman to answer these questions, but his publicist said he didn't have time. However, she very generously gave me pre-approved widgets to two books on NetGalley instead. One of them was for Mary Doria … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #16: Author Mary Doria Russell.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #15: Author Roz Morris.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author, editor, speaker, writing coach, ghost-writer, (and my friend) Roz Morris. I came to know Roz Morris when she contacted me with a request to read and review one of her books. Now, normally, when someone pitches me a novel in a genre I … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #15: Author Roz Morris.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #14: Author Jane Healey.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Jane Healey. When I first heard of Jane Healey's novel "The Beantown Girls" I must admit I was skeptical. To be honest, I wasn't sure I liked the cover (something about the red glasses on one of the women bothered me). But we … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #14: Author Jane Healey.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #13: Author Crystal King.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Crystal King. I'm not sure when my love for culinary fiction began. Maybe it was one of Joanne Harris's books that got me hooked. I've read quite a few, actually. My love of Rome came from reading Colleen McCullough's "Masters of Rome" books … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #13: Author Crystal King.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #12: Author Andrea Bobotis.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Andrea Bobotis. Andrea Bobotis' debut novel "The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt" just blew me away, I loved it THAT much (and as of this writing, it is still my favorite book of 2019)! I'm now following (hopefully not to the level … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #12: Author Andrea Bobotis.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #11: Authors Heather Webb & Hazel Gaynor.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring two authors who recently published their second collaborative novel Heather Webb & Hazel Gaynor. Long ago, when I was first blogging, I was fortunate enough to read Heather Webb's debut work "Becoming Josephine" which I called "a masterful debut novel" and I've been a fan … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #11: Authors Heather Webb & Hazel Gaynor.

TCL’s Countdown Questions #10: Author Kate Quinn.

An Alternative Author Interview: TCL's Countdown Questions. This week I’m featuring author Kate Quinn. Before I read "The Alice Network" and "The Huntress" I had heard of Kate Quinn, but never read any of her books. This is probably because her previous novels were set in ancient Rome, and although I enjoy that era for … Continue reading TCL’s Countdown Questions #10: Author Kate Quinn.