Interview with Marlena Frank!

1. Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice? I can’t really say that writing is purely a spiritual practice because the spirit is only part of the process. I draw on memories, relationships, tastes, scents, and everything in between. I hope that my writing makes readers question the world around them a… Continue reading Interview with Marlena Frank!

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Jo’s TOP 5 book characters

  Hullo peeps! I'm back with another post in my 'Top 5' series. You can find my other Top 5 post here. Today I'm going to tell you bunnies about my absolutely favourite bookish characters. I don't read any one particular genre so they will range from fantasy to contemporary to manga. (It will not,actually) The… Continue reading Jo’s TOP 5 book characters

Jo’s Book review – The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

  Title: The Grownup Author: Gillian Flynn  Publication Date: November 3rd 2015 Publisher: Crown Part of a Series?: No, A Standalone Genres: Horror, Thriller        A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke… Continue reading Jo’s Book review – The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

Interview with Alane Adams!

  Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice? Not spiritual exactly, more like an outpouring of a stream of consciousness that begins when I imagine a character and begin to envision that character’s predicaments, thoughts, and the insurmountable problems they face. Writing is a sort of compulsive relationship between your fingertips placed… Continue reading Interview with Alane Adams!

Jo’s 10 reasons why you should read ‘Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe’ by ‘Benjamin Alire Sáenz’

 . Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Publication Date: February 21st 2012 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Part of a Series?: Yes, Book 2 is coming in 2017/2018! Genres: Young adult, Contemporary  . . . . Today I'm going to tell you peeps, 10 reasons why you… Continue reading Jo’s 10 reasons why you should read ‘Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe’ by ‘Benjamin Alire Sáenz’

Interview with Mandy Peterson!

Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice? >Personally, I do not view my writing process as spiritual, but I do think it is therapeutic. As a writer, I get to explore bits the world and its vast experiences through my characters. For example, Vita's story has encouraged me to take a look… Continue reading Interview with Mandy Peterson!