Shout out for book stores

On the eighth day of Christmas… Having tossed the original idea of the twelve days of Christmas away, I’m counting down the twelve days before Christmas to offer my gratitude for the people and things that make the writing life possible for me. Today it’s the book shop. The whole world is in a book store. Maybe…

A pilgrimage to Parnassus Books

Most people go to Nashville for the music, the hot chicken, the Titans or Vanderbilt. Or lots of other wonderful things. This is, after all, a great city to visit. I was the plus-one for my husband on a business trip and do you know where I wanted to go first? Parnassus Books. This lovely…

Signing books in Boonsboro Dec. 2

Will you be in Boonsboro Saturday for the next book-signing at Turn the Page Bookstore? When I joined the long line that stretched down the sidewalk along the town’s main street at the June book-signing, I never dreamed I’d be invited to sit with all those illustrious authors, including Nora Roberts, one day in the…

Book/author love in Boonsboro

I got up early on Saturday to drive the 60 miles to Boonsboro for a book signing at Turn the Pages Bookstore featuring Nora Roberts, along with bestselling authors Mary Kay Andrews and Christine Trent and local authors Ed Maliskas and Steve Heske. I had heard these were major events with long lines and lots of…