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"Startup" by Glenn Ogura

If you read novels to relax, this debut thriller by author Glenn Ogura, “Startup” is not for you.  I was at the edge of my seat – frantically turning pages throughout.  250 more words


"The weight of blood" by Laura McHugh

There is nothing more satisfying than discovering a talented new author who promises many enjoyable hours of reading in the future.  Such a find is… 363 more words

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A Special Sunny Thursday

I love Thursdays. They’re so different from the other days when I write, write, write.

Thursdays I spend busily promoting other authors who spend their time to chat with me. 149 more words

Susan Wingate Writing

Excerpt and More: Thrilling Mystery Novel "In the Country of the Blind" by Actor/Author Matthew Arkin

For years I’ve been watching Matthew Arkin on-screen. He comes from a family of actors. Now, we’re friends. Isn’t that awesome? I’ve been lucky enough to watch Matthew’s progression with his book coming to life for about a year now. 1,727 more words

Susan Wingate Writing

Book Vloggin' with Jan: Favorite Debut Novels

~post by Jan

“I find it very interesting that the voices of these three fictional young women, two in the 1970s and one in 2014, are so strikingly familiar to me. 155 more words

Little Acts of Kindness: Author Interview with Anne Booth

I first met Anne Booth at a conference run by Nosy Crow Books last year. We had a lot in common, including debut novels for young readers, and a publisher (O.U.P.). 2,413 more words

Children's Fiction

"Nantucket Sawbuck" by Steven Axelrod

Nantucket.  An island of the priveliged class, or so most of us think.  However… it has its share of troubles.  It has varied inhabitants just like everywhere else.  326 more words

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