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Author News & Interviews

Author Talk: L. Alison Heller, author of The Never Never Sisters

Jun 4, 2014

THE NEVER NEVER SISTERS is an absorbing tale of family secrets --- the secrets we keep to protect our loved ones, the ones we rely on to guard ourselves and those from which we learn. Here, author L. Alison Heller talks about what inspired her to write this story, the paradox of human relationships and what surprised her most about writing this book.

Author Talk: Menna van Praag, author of The House at the End of Hope Street

Apr 11, 2014

Menna van Praag is the author of the autobiographical fable MEN, MONEY AND CHOCOLATE, and THE HOUSE AT THE END OF HOPE STREET, available in paperback as of March 2014. Here, she talks about writing THE HOUSE AT THE END OF HOPE STREET, why she writes and her literary influences.

Author Talk: Beth Hoffman, author of Looking for Me

Apr 2, 2014

Beth Hoffman follows the tremendous success of her debut novel, SAVING CEECEE HONEYCUTT, with LOOKING FOR ME, in which a woman must return home to confront her past --- and decide what to let go of and what to keep. In this interview, Hoffman discusses the universal complexity of mother-daughter relationships, how her writing process has changed since becoming a bestselling author, and the importance of embracing life and feeling connected to family, work and nature. LOOKING FOR ME will be available in paperback on April 29th.

Author Talk: Laura Griffin, author of Far Gone

Mar 31, 2014

Bestselling author Laura Griffin’s latest novel, FAR GONE, is about police detective Andrea Finch, who must face down a criminal mastermind, the FBI and her own demons to save her only brother. Here, she talks about her heroine, why she likes to combine action and romance and what she’s working on next.

Author Talk: Adele Levine, author of Run, Don't Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Mar 28, 2014

Adele Levine’s memoir, RUN, DON’T WALK, is about her experience working as a physical therapist at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Here, she talks about the impact working in the hospital’s amputee rehabilitation clinic had on her life, why she felt compelled to write about it and what she hopes readers will take away from her book.