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Last But Not Least: tour stop at Random Things Through my Letterbox

It’s the final day of the tour and I’m delighted to be over at Anne Cater’s wonderful Random Things Through my Letterbox. I have huge respect for Anne’s opinion about a book so was thrilled when she agreed to review… 20 more words


Book Review - A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

I don’t recall where it was I first saw this book recommended but reading the summary caught my attention enough to stick it on one of my To Read lists. 698 more words

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Kate Chopin Born on This Date

The Awakening author Kate Chopin born on this date in 1850. To learn more, go here:



Laura Ingalls Wilder Was Born on This Date

Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the popular Little House novels, was born on this date in 1867. To learn more, go here:



Antonio Tabucchi's novel of pessmism and measured hope set in Fascist Portugal

Pereira Maintains, by the late Italian writer Alexander Trocchi, is a minature masterpiece. It is as satisfying in its form as it is morally, and contemporary literature doesn’t offer so many chances to say this. 898 more words


Day 5 of #authorlifemonth: Comp covers

A comp cover is a design or concept for a book cover that didn’t make the final cut.  Fortunately I haven’t had many that were rejected.  52 more words

Rick Pipito

Blog tour day 7: Location, location, location!

I’m on home turf for today’s guest blog – over at my publisher, Accent Press’s place, talking about the value of place, or setting if you prefer. 29 more words