Order of Brittany Cavallaro Books

Brittany Cavallaro is an American author best known as the author of the Charlotte Holmes series of books. (more…)


Order of Megan Miranda Books

Megan Miranda is an American author best known for writing The Last House Guest and Such a Quiet Place. (more…)


August 2021 Newsletter

Written by Graeme

Hi everyone and welcome to August.

Really enjoyed last month’s mailbag responses about your pet peeves over books. I’ve gone in the opposite direction this month – more on that later. (more…)


Reader Mailbag: Pet Peeves

In the July 2021 Newsletter, I asked readers for their pet peeves when it comes to reading.

Many of you appreciated the opportunity to vent. Here were the responses: (more…)


Order of Genevieve Graham Books

Genevieve Graham is an author of historical fiction. She is the author of The Forgotten Home Child, Letters Across the Sea, and At the Mountain’s Edge. (more…)


Order of Kate Chopin Books

Kate Chopin (1850-1904) was an American author of short stories and novels. She was born in St. Louis, but moved to New Orleans following her marriage to Oscar Chopin. After Oscar’s cotton business went south, they moved to his family’s plantation in northwestern Louisiana. Their marriage would only last 12 years, due to Oscar’s death. Kate was left a young widow with six children, so she turned to writing. Her work received much criticism at the time due to its openness with sexuality at the time. Nowadays, her work is considered artistic and sophisticated American literature. (more…)


Order of Kate Canterbary Books

Kate Canterbary is an author of romance novels. She writes the Walshes series, and is a USA Today bestselling author. Kate loves writing smart and smutty stories, and prefers it to chocolate. Prior to becoming a novelist, she reported for an indie arts and entertainment newspaper. Kate believes living on the ocean is as close to perfection as a place can get. She lives on the water in New England with her family. (more…)


Order of Karen Perry Books

Karen Perry is the collective pen name of Irish authors Paul Perry and Karen Gillece. They write suspense novels. Paul has received the Hennessy New Irish Writer of the Year Award, and is a writer/course director in poetry at Dublin’s Faber Academy. Karen won the European Union Prize for Literature (Ireland) in 2009. (more…)


Order of Julianne Pachico Books

Julianne Pachico (Photo Credit: Nick Bradley)
Julianne Pachico is a British-American author of literary fiction novels. Born in Cambridge, England, Julianne spent her childhood years in Cali, Colombia, where her parents worked as agricultural social scientists. She moved in Portland, Oregon to earn her B.A. in Comparative Literature from Reed College. She then went back to England to earn her M.A. in Prose Fiction and her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. She has lectured in Creative Writing at at Sheffield Hallam University, and taught UEA’s M.A. in Creative Writing. (more…)


Order of Helene Hanff Books

Helene Hanff was an American author best known for writing 84, Charing Cross Road. That book was the basis for the 1987 film of the same name with Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, and Judi Dench. She had a hand in creating some of the earliest television dramas. (more…)