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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Christmas Book Fair – #Thriller John W. Howell – #Shortstories Hugh W. Roberts – #ParanormalRomance Linda G. Hill – #Poetry Ritu Bhathal

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to this year’s Christmas book fair where I will be sharing the books of all the authors on the shelves of the Cafe and Bookstore with their most recent review in the last six months. I will be selecting authors at random so that there is something for…

Review of The Contract Between Heaven and Earth, by Gwen M. Plano and John W. Howell

Originally posted on Mark Bierman:
The Blurb: The earth is under the threat of a catastrophic political event which could result in international warfare and destroy all life on the planet. In heaven, a divine council decides that extraordinary measures are essential. They call for an intervention that involves two souls returning to earth. The…

#BadMoonRising: Circumstances of Childhood by John W. Howell #supernatural #suspense

Originally posted on Books and Such:
You might know today’s author from his John Cannon thriller trilogy – but did you know he also writes in other genres?  I’ve read Circumstances of Childhood, and it overflows with themes of family, love, forgiveness, and justice – with some supernatural twists.  Read below to learn how the…

Author Andrew Joyce’s Mahoney On Sale for $0.99

Today I’m hosting a favorite author, Andrew Joyce to let you know his outstanding book, Mahoney is on sale today through September 30th for $0.99. That is 1/4 the cost of a Starbucks and way more rewarding. You can buy it HERE In this compelling, richly researched novel, author Andrew Joyce tells a riveting story of […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Gaucho Winery

This is the second post as a result of a day spent with my daughters. We visited two winery locations. This is the second winery visited. El Gaucho Winery in Texas is a social location in Texas for wines made from grapes grown in Mendoza Argentina. The Texas location is meant to feature the Argentian […]

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – Linda Bradley, John W. Howell and Gwen Plano and Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the second of the author updates this week with recent reviews from authors on the shelves. The first author to have received recent reviews, is Linda Bradley for Maggie’s Way – Montana Bound Series Book 1 About Maggie’s Way Middle-aged, Maggie Abernathy just wants to recuperate from…

Views of the Neighborhood – Visit to Moon Valley Nurseries

I know the Producer, and I seem to be fixated on nurseries. Last week we had to visit another in the quest for an olive tree and Artichoke Agave. Our landscaper was having a difficult time finding them, so we thought we would help in the search. I hope you enjoy the quest. Here is […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Book Fair McKinney Texas

Today’s neighborhood visit is in McKinney, Texas, which is a four and one half hour drive from my neighborhood. The book fair is sponsored by Texas Authors as part of the Texas Author Book Fair Network.   I decided to stay in an AirB@B in McKinney. It was in the country and very quiet. I loved the […]

For John H.

Originally posted on Andrew Joyce:
I was surprised this morning by a very kind act on the part of Andrew Joyce. He titled a beautiful photo For John H. There could be many John H’s who would love this title but I’m taking it as my own. You know Andrew. He’s the writer’s writer and master craftsmen of words. His […]

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – #Reviews – S.A. Harris, Geoff Le Pard, John W. Howell and Gwen Plano

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the second of the cafe updates this week with recent reviews for authors on the shelves.. the first author is Sally Harris who has recently joined the bookstore with her book Haverscroft. About the Book Kate Keeling leaves all she knows and moves to Haverscroft House in…