Indie Author Interview Series: Joy Lynn Goddard

Joy Lynn Goddard is one of Canada’s top novelists in the young adult genre. Drawing from her experiences as a teacher, she has written a picture book, a middle-grade novel and five coming-of-age novels, beginning with the award-winning Daredevils. Inspiring readers, her characters face issues that are relevant today—cyber-bullying, peer pressure, blended families, mental illness and…

Indie Author Interview Series: Peter Martuneac

I’m Peter Martuneac (that’s a Romanian name, in case you’re wondering). I’m a husband, father, Boilermaker, Marine, and now a writer! “His Name Was Zach” was my debut novel earlier this year, over the summer I wrote a short story prequel called “Abby: Alone”, and my work-in-progress is a sequel called “Her Name Was Abby”,…

Indie Interview Series: Nikita Gupta Interview

Nikita is an author, blogger, and entrepreneur. Nikita is globally known for her multicultural lifestyle blog, Growing Up Gupta (www.growingupgupta.com). In which she and her husband, Sachin, share stories of interracial/intercultural dating and marriage, multiracial and multicultural parenting, fusion recipes, and more. Growing Up Gupta led them to author Habits of Successful Career Nomads and…

Indie Author Series: Nomita Khanna Interview

  Award-winning author Nomita Khanna has debated on stage to win trophies, conducted summer camps for children, splashed oil-paint on canvas, crocheted caps and mittens for toddlers, and written stories for Femina, a leading magazine in India; all in an endeavor to create things. She makes her home in India with her family, a sizeable…

A New Take on NaNoWriMo Featuring Indie Authors

Happy NaNoWriMo everyone! Yes, it is officially November 1st, the first day of that much beloved but grueling annual writing challenge to put 50,000 words on paper that we all start and, hopefully, all finish. I love participating in NaNoWriMo, as I have for the past nine years. However, this year, I am trying something…

The Call Review

An extra creepy book review for Halloween… Author: Peadar O’Guilin Publication Date: August 30, 2016 Buy Now on Indiebound Set in Ireland, this fantasy horror novel introduces readers to a freaky reality: at any given time, on any given day, a teen’s world will go black, and when her senses return, she realizes she is…

A College-Friendly Spanish Recipe (aka cheap and easy to clean up)

Who doesn’t love to cook an easy and incredibly inexpensive meal, and have it turn out absolutely delicious? Who doesn’t love when that meal happens to come straight from Southern Spain, an authentic dish that stood out for me during my time here in The Valencian region for one simple reason: It sure as heck…

Rosemarked Review

Author: Livia Blackburne Publication Date: November 7, 2017 Buy Now on Indiebound   When Zivah falls prey to the deadly rose plague, she knows it’s only a matter of time before she fully succumbs. Now she’s destined to live her last days in isolation, cut off from her people and unable to practice her art—until…

Heartseeker Review

Author: Melinda Beatty Publication Date: June 5, 2018 Buy Now from Indiebound     Only Fallow was just six harvests old when she realized that not everyone sees lies. For Only, seeing lies is as beautiful as looking through a kaleidoscope, but telling them is as painful as gnawing on cut glass. Only’s family warns…