"I really wish people understood that blindness isn’t something to be afraid of. It changes a few logistics about how life works, but it doesn’t in itself make people physically needy, mentally slow, or overly unhappy. People who are blind pursue meaningful careers, raise children, engage in hobbies, and live full lives at all ages." -J.E. Pinto
"They see that I am independent and strong but they don’t see that I am loyal and a hard worker." -Carolyn McGhee
Screenwriter William Osborne discusses his latest work of YA Historical Fiction, Jupiter's Fire. He shares about the difference between writing a novel and writing for the screen, his inspiration, and the research required to write historical fiction.
I love food and I really enjoyed the opportunity to interview Rinku Bhattacharya about her latest book, Spices and Seasons!
The Bright Side of Darkness by Jo Elizabeth Pinto is one of the best books that I have read so far this year. It is deeply moving and inspiring. It also includes one of the best depiction of a character with a disability that I have ever seen in literature.
Fallons Hope by Narah Quinn is a fun YA fantasy adventure! In this author interview, Quinn shares about the inspiration for her first novel.
The Saxon Wolves by Penny Ingham takes readers on an impeccably researched epic journey into Britain's Dark Ages. For Anya, priestess and princess, exile is only the beginning. I had the opportunity to interview the very talented author, Penny Ingham.
A murdered writer, a mysterious death, and a group with jealousy at its heart, this is Jenner's toughest case yet Murder on the Rocks (Jordan Jenner Mysteries #1) by J. S. Strange Book Details Title: Murder on the Rocks Author: J.S. Strange Genre: Mystery/ Cozy Mystery/ Own Voices Length: 416 pages (Print length) Publisher: Panther Publishing Format: Digital Available… Continue reading Murder on the Rocks- A Welsh Mystery from #OwnVoices Author, J.S. Strange (Blog Tour & Author Interview)
I had the chance to interview TEDx speaker and rare disease mom, Kristin Smedley, about her new book and how she is changing the way the world sees blindness. When both of Smedley's sons were born with a rare disease that caused them to lose their sight, she and her family chose thriving over merely surviving.
Title: Jerry the Squirrel: Volume One Author: Sean P.B. Robinson Genre: Middle Grade (Ages 8-12), Fun & Lighthearted Fantasy Length: 94 Pages Available in paperback or free on Kindle Unlimited! Synopsis From Goodreads: Jerry is a Squirrel. Jerry is also an inventor. The problem is that Jerry's inventions rarely work out the way he… Continue reading Book Review: “Jerry the Squirrel” by S. Robinson w/ Author Interview #MG #Fantasy