O’Barr’s Latest: Tender Shadows

Author Ann Gaylia O’Barr visits today! She brings with her, in the form of her latest novel, all her experience as a Foreign Service officer in the turbulent Middle East. Tender Shadows is one of seven such novels and will appeal to lovers of foreign lands, culture, adventure, and romance. PURCHASE Amazon About Tender Shadows: When Beth … Continue reading

Winner of the May Release Clash

And the winner is….. OF THE PERSECUTED by Angie Brashear Congratulations, Angie! This month’s clash was a record-breaker from day one. As a hostess, one of the greatest things is seeing the voting numbers climb higher and higher. And I was thrilled to see so many turn out to vote during my clash. I love … Continue reading

#BookReview Modern Pioneering by @GPellegrini

Modern Pioneering is a colorful and informative book loaded with recipes and all kinds of tips for survival. The Gardening section is perfect for both the beginner and the expert. It tells you what kinds of tools you’ll need and how to start your seedlings. There are instructions for making raised beds of all kinds … Continue reading

YA Author Sylvia Stewart Guest Post #fiction

Sylvia Stewart, author of Kondi’s Quest, joins us today with a guest post about why she writes for pre-teen readers. In 1946, a few days before my sixth birthday, I landed in Stanleyville, The Belgian Congo. I remember the palm trees flying by as our old propeller plane taxied down the dirt runway.  We stepped … Continue reading

May Releases are in the COTT Arena!

Hey there, readers. Michelle Massaro here, hoping you’re suited up for literary battle. But first, we have some awards to hand out in the form of free books! The winner of our June three-book giveaway is Joan Bradley Joan, you will receive the following novels: Worth the Wait by Laura Jackson Londonderry Dreaming by Christine … Continue reading