It’s funny but I feel akin to every woman named Maureen and often relish in any success they may achieve. This one is no different. At the moment Maureen O’Brien is celebrating the successful publication of her first novel, B-mother, with Harcourt
Novels, on average, have about 300 pages. At 250 words a page that would make a 75,000 word novel. Regardless of the abundance of words, it’s the first few pages that determine a reader’s interest in a story and whether they will
The Toronto Public Library has an online book club for adult readers called Book Buzz. Every month a new book is featured. You can read interviews with author and reviews about the book and afterwards join in on discussions in their book forum.
My Review We are soldiers. Soldiers die. Even the most careful, even the bravest, the best. We die. This is Alan Kaufman’s first novel. His previous publications include a memoir (Jew Boy), a poetry book and a few anthologies. Kaufman admits to being a “binational, Israeli and American.” As an Israeli he did time in […]
Amy Richmond and Scott Duncan buy an antique bookcase for their home in Baton Rouge from the Washington’s; along with it comes a little book on “Family Limitations” and the ghost of Raziela Nolan or Razi as she was known to her… The review for this book was published at Literary Fiction, BellaOnline in 10/24/2006. […]