Category: A Novel Guest

Q & A with Brandi Megan Granett + an excerpt from Triple Love Score

Q & A with Brandi Megan Granett + a..

Posted September 13, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 4 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to interview Brandi Megan Granett, a fellow New Jerseyan and author of recently published novel Triple Love Score (Wyatt Mackenzie, September 1, 2016). And if you keep reading until the end, you’ll enjoy an excerpt from the novel that Anita Hughes, author of Santorini Sunsets, is calling “a tremendously engaging read.” Triple Love Score is available to buy now, so if you find yourself wanting more, click on one of the purchase links at the end of the page! What books have influenced your life and writing the most? One of the first short story collections […]

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#30Authors: Mary Kubica reviews The Hours Count

#30Authors: Mary Kubica reviews The Hour..

Posted September 6, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 7 Comments

It’s September and that can only mean one thing. That’s right, it’s time for 30 authors to share 30 book reviews on 30 different blogs every day this month. ABOUT #30AUTHORS #30Authors is an event started by The Book Wheel that connects readers, bloggers, and authors. In it, 30 authors review their favorite recent reads on 30 blogs in 30 days. It takes place annually during the month of September and has been met with incredible support from and success in the literary community. It has also been turned into an anthology, which is currently available on Amazon and all author proceeds go […]

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Brenda Novak: Brenda’s Top 10 Romantic Destinations

Brenda Novak: Brenda’s Top 10 Roma..

Posted June 2, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 2 Comments

The 10th installment to Brenda Novak’s bestselling Whiskey Creek series was released last week. To celebrate this milestone, Brenda is sharing her Top 10 Romantic Destinations with My Novel Opinion readers. I also have a copy of Discovering You to giveaway to ONE lucky reader (more details below). Brenda’s Top-10 Romantic Destinations Whether it’s the cozy eatery around the corner where you had your first date or a beautiful view of the sunset from your own porch, there is romance around us everyday. As great as those familiar places are, however, you’re used to them. Every once in a while, […]

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Read an Excerpt from A Perfumer’s Secret by Adria J. Cimino

Read an Excerpt from A Perfumer’s ..

Posted May 17, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 2 Comments

Today we are celebrating the publication of the latest novel from Adria J. Cimino, A Perfumer’s Secret. Which is a novel that I am really excited to read (look out for my review in the next week or so). And I think that after reading the following excerpt, you will all be just as excited as I am. A Perfumer’s Secret is available to buy now, so if you find yourself wanting more, click on one of the purchase links at the end of the page! A Perfumer’s Secret – excerpt By Adria J. Cimino   Philippe Chevrefeuille ignored the wavy […]

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Laura McNeill: 5 Books I Love to Read Again and Again

Laura McNeill: 5 Books I Love to Read Ag..

Posted April 20, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 7 Comments

      Hey everyone. I’m still here! Hopefully you guys have stuck around during this quiet time too. I’m just here quickly today to share a guest post by Laura McNeill. Laura is spreading the word about her sophomore novel, Sister Dear. Its next up on my reading list, later than I wanted to get to it, and so I’ll definitely share more about that as soon as I have finished. In the meantime, Laura is talking about five books that she loves to read again and again. Five Books I Love to Read Again and Again by Laura […]

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Cynthia Swanson: The Story of a Happy Book Club

Cynthia Swanson: The Story of a Happy Bo..

Posted March 23, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 16 Comments

  One of my favorite books of last year was Cynthia Swanson’s debut novel, The Bookseller. I have recommended this book over and over, and continue to hear wonderful things a year later. And now The Bookseller is available in paperback (and for a limited time on Kindle for only $3.99), I’m hoping that even more readers will run and grab a copy (psst, I might have two copies to giveaway at the end of this post). The Bookseller is the perfect for Book Clubs, so in celebration of the paperback release (Harper, March 22nd), Cynthia is sharing the story of her happy […]

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Suzanne Redfearn: Six Stages to Writing a Novel

Suzanne Redfearn: Six Stages to Writing ..

Posted February 15, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 1 Comment

  After enjoying much success with her debut novel, Hush Little Baby in 2014, Suzanne Redfearn is back with yet another page-turner, No Ordinary Life. No Ordinary Life by Suzanne Redfearn Suzanne Redfearn delivers another gripping page-turner in her latest novel, a story about a young mother’s fight to protect her children from the dangerous world of Hollywood. Faye Martin never expected her husband to abandon her and her three children . . . or that she’d have to struggle every day to make ends meet. So when her four-year-old daughter is discovered through a YouTube video and offered a […]

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Anne Girard: Writing Fictional Biographies

Anne Girard: Writing Fictional Biographi..

Posted February 3, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 0 Comments

  I’ll be brief here because I must’ve started typing this introduction to Anne Girard’s guest post at least five times. I’m so excited about Platinum Doll that I keep going into review mode, but that is coming tomorrow. When I was asked if I wanted to share a guest post from Anne, I knew I wanted to know more about how she puts a fictional spin on a real-life person. Today, Anne is sharing some inside scoop on the who and the why when it comes to writing fictional biographies. Platinum Doll by Anne Girard Set against the dazzling […]

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Julie Christine Johnson: Writing to Heal

Julie Christine Johnson: Writing to Heal

Posted January 28, 2016 in A Novel Guest / 6 Comments

I’m happy to welcome the years first guest to My Novel Opinion. Julie Christine Johnson is about to launch her debut novel, In Another Life, in to the wild. A novel that Greer Macallister, author of The Magician’s Lie said was, “Delicate and haunting, romantic and mystical.” Here I leave you to learn more about the book, the author and how writing helped Julie overcome grief. In Another Life by Julie Christine Johnson It is January 1208 and in a village on the border between Provence and Languedoc, a monk whispers a benediction over the body of a slain papal emissary. The […]

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Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day – December 5th

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day ̵..

Posted December 1, 2015 in A Novel Guest / 1 Comment

For the second year on My Novel Opinion and the third year with my children, I am so happy to be able to support and spread the word about one of my favorite Days in the year — Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day, which is celebrated on the first Saturday in December, is now in its sixth year. Today, I have a guest post from Jenny Milchman who once dreamed of connecting children with books, and floated the idea of a special Day around the internet and bookish contacts with huge success. And for this sixth year, Jenny […]

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