Author Q&A

Author Q&A with Maria Corley

Maria Thompson Corley is a Canadian pianist (MM, DMA, The Juilliard School) of Jamaican and Bermudian descent, with experience as a college professor, private piano instructor, composer, arranger and voice actor. She has contributed to Broad Street Review since 2008, and also blogs for Huffington Post. Her first novel, Choices, was published by Kensington. How did… Continue reading Author Q&A with Maria Corley

Blog News

Hiatus Apologies

I want to first, and foremost, thank all of my readers for your patient support during which I fell off the grid entirely and apologize for the complete silence. While I never stopped reading over these past few months, and I'd love to connect with you all on Goodreads as well, some personal and professional… Continue reading Hiatus Apologies

Book Review

“The Women in the Castle” by Jessica Shattuck

"This is why people have children, even when they believe the world is going to hell, even when life is nothing but uncertainty. In hopes of being understood.” (p 339) Description: Amid the ashes of Nazi Germany’s defeat, Marianne von Lingenfels returns to the once-grand castle of her husband’s ancestors, an imposing stone fortress now… Continue reading “The Women in the Castle” by Jessica Shattuck

Blog News · Spotlight

Happy Pub Day – New Releases!

Happy Pub Day to a trio of great books I can't wait to read! I've been a bit behind on my reading/reviewing and trying desperately to get back on track. I'm halfway through "The Secrets You Keep," which has proven to be a really fun, fast read, but I have all of these on deck… Continue reading Happy Pub Day – New Releases!

Book Review

Book Review: “It Happens All The Time” by Amy Hatvany

  “I’d never thought about myself unless it was in relation to how a man felt about me, too… It was time for me to learn to love myself, and let that love be enough.” (p 298) Book Description: Amber Bryant and Tyler Hicks have been best friends since they were teenagers—trusting and depending on each… Continue reading Book Review: “It Happens All The Time” by Amy Hatvany


COVER REVEAL: Always and Forever

I am thrilled to be working with Royal James Publishing and sharing their latest upcoming release with you all! Always and Forever, a collection of poems celebrating a father's love, is written by Ipsita Banerjee. Pre-sale: March 13, 2017 Release date: April 10, 2017 <><><><><><><> ABOUT IPSITA BANERJEE Ipsita Banerjee is a lawyer who practices at the High… Continue reading COVER REVEAL: Always and Forever

Blog News

#UNPLUG for the National Day of Unplugging

Are you in need of a digital detox or just a little more mindfulness in your day? <><><><><><><> Global nonprofit Reboot will host dozens of unplugging experiences across the country in honor of this year’s 8th annual National Day of Unplugging. From sundown on Friday, March 3rd, through sundown Saturday, March 4th, the National Day of… Continue reading #UNPLUG for the National Day of Unplugging


Valentine’s Day Spotlight

"Betting on Kincade" by Devon McKay Release date: February 15, 2017 DESCRIPTION: Everyone Cassie Wilcox loved is gone. And now, thanks to her drunken stepfather, her house and family business will be taken from her, too, unless she can find a way to buy back the ranch from the new owner. With less than two months… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Spotlight

Book Review

“The Fifth Petal” by Brunonia Barry

"Sometimes the only healing is death." (Part Three: Chapter Forty-Six) Description: Salem’s chief of police, John Rafferty, now married to gifted lace reader Towner Whitney, investigates a 25-year-old triple homicide dubbed “The Goddess Murders,” in which three young women, all descended from accused Salem witches, were slashed one Halloween night. Aided by Callie Cahill, the… Continue reading “The Fifth Petal” by Brunonia Barry

Book Review

“I Take You” by Eliza Kennedy

Description: Meet Lily Wilder: New Yorker, lawyer extraordinaire, blushing bride. And totally incapable of being faithful to one man. Lily’s fiancé Will is a brilliant, handsome archaeologist. Lily is sassy, impulsive, fond of a good drink (or five) and has no business getting married. Lily likes Will, but does she love him? Will loves Lily, but… Continue reading “I Take You” by Eliza Kennedy