OAAA 2017: An Afternoon with..

OAAA 2017: An Afternoon with Mindy McGinnis

Welcome back everyone, today I have a great interview with the ever fabulous Mindy McGinnis. We talk about podcasts, her new books, and what she’s been up to this past year.   1. Hi Mindy! You’ve participated in both precious OAAA events, what have you been up to in the last year?   Everything, everything! […]

April 5, 2017

OAAA 2017: A Chat with Marga..

OAAA 2017: A Chat with Margaret Peterson Haddix

Hi guys. Today we’re talking to one of my all time favorite authors! She was one of the first authors I had on my auto-buy list and has remained there for over a decade. Come to think of it, it may soon be time for a Shadow Children reread. Please welcome Margaret Peterson Haddix! Margaret […]

April 4, 2017

Page to Screen: 13 Reasons W..

Page to Screen: 13 Reasons Why (Initial Thoughts)

This is a feature I’ve wanted to start for a while. I have often reviewed movie adaptations of books but rarely TV ones. This feature will cover both. Keep in mind that there will be spoilers. The first show I want to talk about came out via Netflix on March 31, 2017. Like another show I […]

April 3, 2017

OAAA 2017: Regina Jeffers on..

OAAA 2017: Regina Jeffers on “Jane and Romance Novels”

Good afternoon, today we have an awesome guest post from regency romance author Regina Jeffers! Her books Darcy’s Passions and Darcy’s Temptations are two of my favorites in my Austen FF collection. Welcome back Regina! — According to the Romance Writers of America, “the main plot of a romance novel must revolve around the two […]

April 3, 2017



We are so pleased to be part of the ALEX & ELIZA blog tour! Today we’ve decided to share a playlist that we curated based on our read-through of the book (thanks PenguinTeen!!) Let us know what you think in the comments and don’t forget to enter the giveaway AND check out the pre-order incentive! […]

April 2, 2017

OAAA 2017: Lorie Langdon, &#..

OAAA 2017: Lorie Langdon, “My Publishing Journey”

MY PUBLISHING JOURNEY by Lorie Langdon The Uncommon Route: I’m not sure if there’s a “typical” way to find a literary agent and get a publishing deal. It seems every story is different. But my route was more convoluted than most. The first book I pitched and queried to agents was an adult Time Travel […]

April 2, 2017

OAAA 2017: Welcome and a Giv..

OAAA 2017: Welcome and a Giveaway

  Welcome everyone to another year of Ohio Author Appreciation in April, also known as OAAA. Every year during the month of April I get together a bunch of Ohio authors to talk about their books, their lives, whatever they want! We have interviews, guest posts, and a massive giveaway including a donation from each author. […]

April 1, 2017

Series Review + Giveaway: Th..

Series Review + Giveaway: The Haunting of Sunshine Girl Series

  The Awaking of Sunshine Girl (The Haunting of Sunshine Girl #2) Sunshine Griffith can communicate with ghosts. Even more amazing, she recently discovered—with the help of her would-be boyfriend, Nolan—that she’s a luiseach, one of an ancient race of creatures who have lived among humans for centuries, protecting them from dark spirits and helping […]

March 30, 2017

The Intelligent MC: A Review..

The Intelligent MC: A Review of Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas

5 Stars I went back and forth about how I wanted to rate this book. Is it a 4 1/2 or a 5 star book for me? Certainly its my favorite book I’ve read this year. Surely that makes it a 5 star book? But me loving a book and it being a nearly perfect […]

March 30, 2017

Places to Go: The Book Barn-..

Places to Go: The Book Barn- Niantic, CT

Let’s go a little out of my home zone here today. Welcome to Niantic, CT home of 4, that’s right 4, used bookstores under the umbrella title The Book Barn. All 4 locations sit on the same stretch of road a little ways apart. The biggest and first location (The Main Barn + outbuildings), Midtown, […]

March 16, 2017