The Evolution of the YA Genre by Lindsay Ellis with Shared Video

Since I’m a YA author, I was immediately interested in the information in this video. As part of the PBS series The Great American Read, this interactive and thoroughly entertaining video, created by videographer Lindsay Ellis, fills readers in on… Read more

Greed: An Amber Monroe Crime Thriller Book 1 by C. M. Sutter Book Review

Greed by C.M. Sutter My rating: 3 of 5 stars Amber Monroe is a young, apparently attractive, deputy with the Washburn County PD. Amber is ambitious and hopes to make detective as soon as possible. When two dead bodies show… Read more

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Book Review

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s early 1900s in rural West Florida and Janie Crawford is a light-skinned African American sixteen year old when we first meet her. She lives… Read more

The Color Purple by Alice Walker Book Review

The Color Purple by Alice Walker My rating: 5 of 5 stars What could I possibly say about The Color Purple that hasn’t already been said? I’ve seen the movie several times, but had never read the book. The Great… Read more

The Haunting of Derek Stone by Tony Abbott Book Review

The Haunting Of Derek Stone: City Of The Dead And Bayou Dogs by Tony Abbott My rating: 5 of 5 stars Fourteen-year-old Derek Stone lives in historic New Orleans with his father and brother Ronny. When a family outing turns… Read more

Free To Kill by Julie Mellon Book Review

Free to Kill by Julie Mellon My rating: 5 of 5 stars FBI Agent Katie Freeman is recently reassigned from Louisiana to Tennessee when she’s immediately tasked with investigating the horrific death of a local woman. Katie and her hunky… Read more

Why I Write About Dead People By Michael Phillip Cash Author Guest Post and Book Swag Giveaway

As the author of several paranormal and horror books, I’m often asked why I write about dead people. The answer is very simple. I’m fascinated with the afterlife. I love the idea that energy never dies and we are immortal… Read more

Five Reasons to Blog About Your Business

If you’re a business owner, you know the importance of having a business website. It’s the primary place to send potential customers who want to find out more about you and your business. However, there’s one important marketing tool you… Read more

Giveaway and Author Guest Post MY IDEAL VALENTINE’S DAY by Judith Ann Kohnen Author of The Mandy Story Romance Series

I recently reached out to romance novelist Judith Kohnen about her Mandy Story book series. As an award-winning romance writing, I wondered what Judith would consider her ideal Valentine’s Day might be. Well, it turns out that Judith had a… Read more

Social Media Engagement Tips

I’ve been sharing several social media marketing articles for authors on my Online Book Events website, but the truth of the matter is that everyone needs to be socializing online if they want their business to succeed. It’s all about building… Read more