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Interview: Author Diane Sweeney

By boomergirl, published on Apr 12, 2010

In today's age of virtual “hook-ups” and online encounters, it is no surprise that there are thousands of websites devoted to Internet dating. Told in a series of vignettes, Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace, Dianne Sweeney's revealing account of dating in the 21st century takes you on a hilarious, often poignant journey of online dates, dumps, and disasters. As she discovers the world of Internet dating is blessed by those seeking true love and plagued by those just “seeking.” Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace uncovers the reality of online dating–its pleasures, its horrors, and all the quirky stuff... (more)

Tags: online dating, kissing frogs in cyberspace, dianne sweeney, finding love on the internet

Author Dr. John Bell Discusses the Changing Family Structure

By boomergirl, published on Mar 28, 2010

Dr. John E. Bell is a Surgical Podiatrist and a College Professor at Strayer University at the Shelby Oaks campus in Memphis, Tennessee. He's also the author of The Invasion of the Baby Daddy. We interviewed Dr. Bell to find out more about his new book and why he feels the American family structure is changing.

Thank you for this interview, Dr. Bell. Your new book, Invasion of the Baby Daddy, is quoted as being “a description of life, love and consequences of our choices that involve warnings with blended family issues on how the American family structure is changing.” Can you give... (more)

Tags: books, dr. john e. bell, family issues

Interview: Literarily Speaking with New Age Author Stephanie Rose Bird

By boomergirl, published on Mar 23, 2010

Stephanie Rose Bird is a cum laude graduate of Temple University, Tyler School of Art and an MFA graduate of the University of California at San Diego where she was a San Diego Opportunity Fellow. She was assistant professor at the School of the Art Institute, a Fulbright Senior Scholar, and has taught at the Chicago Botanic Garden and Garfield Conservatory. Bird is a professional member of the International Center for Traditional Childbearing and the Herb Research Society of the American Botanical Council. She is author of Sticks, Stones, Roots and Bones: Hoodoo, Mojo and Conjuring with Herbs,... (more)

Tags: new age, the big book of soul, stephanie rose bird, new age books

Book Review: "Small Change" by Sheila Roberts

By boomergirl, published on Mar 19, 2010

Rachel, Jessica, and Tiffany all share a difficult secret: they’re all struggling with major financial problems. A sudden divorce has turned Rachel from a stay-at-home mom to a strapped-for-cash divorcee about to enter the workforce for the first time. Tiffany’s spending has been out of control for years, and her mounting credit card bills have put a major strain on her marriage. And Jessica just had the rug pulled out from under her. After struggling her entire life to make ends meet, she’s just gotten engaged to a man with a big bank account…and now he’s asked her to sign a pre-nup.

When... (more)

Tags: sheila roberts, women's fiction, small change

Interview: Literarily Speaking with Motivational Author Judi Moreo

By boomergirl, published on Mar 12, 2010

We’re all stuck in one uncompromising situation after the other, but how well do we bounce back? What about those who defied the odds and bounced back with flying colors? That’s what Judi Moreo's new book, Life Choices: Navigating Difficult Paths is all about.

We interviewed Judi to find out more about this inspiring book and what was involved in the writing and compiling process.Thank you for this interview, Judi. So nice to see you again! I thoroughly enjoyed You are More Than Enough. Now you are back with an anthology titled Life Choices: Navigating Difficult Paths. Can you tell... (more)

Tags: judi moreo, life choices, anthology, self-help anthology, motivational anthology

Literarily Speaking with Author Gary Morgenstein

By boomergirl, published on Feb 24, 2010

Tired of ordering in Thai food and watching a Netflix on Saturday nights? Don’t despair. Finding true love isn’t impossible as long as you view the entire world as one big singles bar. Walking your dog, practicing yoga, riding mass transit, buying a book, even visiting a friend in the hospital can lead to the woman of your dreams.

Critically-acclaimed novelist/playwright Gary Morgenstein provides the romantic roadmap in his new book, How to Find a Woman...Or Not. We interviewed Gary to find out why men have a hard time finding that right woman and how his book can fix that.

Thank... (more)

Tags: relationship book, gary morgenstein, how to find a woman or not

Interview with Vincent Zandri, author of Moonlight Falls

By boomergirl, published on Feb 21, 2010

Vincent Zandri is an award-winning novelist, essayist and freelance photojournalist. His novel As Catch Can (Delacorte) was touted in two pre-publication articles by Publishers Weekly and was called "Brilliant" upon its publication by The New York Post. The Boston Herald attributed it as “The most arresting first crime novel to break into print this season.” Other novels include Godchild (Bantam/Dell) and Permanence (NPI).

Vincent will be on virtual book tour in February and March 2010 to promote his latest thriller novel, Moonlight Falls. We interviewed him to find out more about his... (more)

Tags: author interview, vincent zandri, moonlight falls, thriller author, thriller nel

The Cutting's James Hayman gives us tips on promoting books

By boomergirl, published on Feb 21, 2010

Unbelievable as it may sound, but an incredibly lucky novelist by the name of James Hayman had his first book published by a major New York publishing house. St. Martin's Minotaur, in not one but a two book deal, made The Cutting their lead title for July 2009.

To begin the book campaign, they assigned a staff publicity person to help promote it. In the month before publication, Minotaur sent nearly two thousand advance reader copies out to reviewers, bookstore owners and other key influencers. This certainly paid off because The Cutting was named to the American Booksellers Association... (more)

Tags: james hayman, the cutting, st. martin's, book promotion, tips to promote your book

Literarily Speaking with Baby Boomer Kay Marshall Strom

By boomergirl, published on Jan 29, 2010

We welcome today baby boomer and author Kay Marshall Strom. Kay is the author of The Second-Half Adventure: Don't Just Retire - Use Your Time, Skills & Resources to Change the World (Moody Publishers).

Q. Thank you for this interview, Kay. Can we begin by having you tell us why you chose to write for baby boomers?

Because they are, without a doubt, a crowd to be reckoned with. A generation of 77 million, they are just starting to enter retirement age. But instead of planning for the end of their lives as other generations have done, boomers are healthy, many... (more)

Tags: author interview, kay marshall strom, the second-half adventure, baby boomers

Literarily Speaking with Kaylin McFarren

By boomergirl, published on Jan 27, 2010

Although Kaylin McFarren wasn’t born with a pen in hand like so many of her talented fellow authors, she has been actively involved in both business and personal writing projects for many years. As the director of a fine art gallery, she assisted in furthering the careers of numerous visual artists who under her guidance gained recognition through promotional opportunities and in national publications. Eager to spread her own creative wings, she has since steered her energy toward writing novels. As a result, she has earned more than a dozen literary awards and was a 2008 finalist in the prestigious... (more)

Tags: books, kaylin mcfarren, flaherty's crossing, contemporary women's fiction

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