SEEN This Week 3/12/12

This week’s book and author news:

Have you read Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy’s review of Christine’s Schwab’s book, Take Me Home From the Oscars? It’s worth checking out!

Barbara Bentley recently returned from a five-week to Southeast Asia, where her husband’s surgery was in Saigon. Barbara’s best-selling memoir, A Dance With the Devil, was one of five books mentioned in a Huffington Post article about pyschopaths.

What are your feelings about the recent book censorship of Smashwords by Paypal? Here’s an interesting article discussing the topic.

The latest interview with Interview with Sheila Mary Taylor appeared on Hannah Warren’s blog March 6.

How do you like those gasoline prices? Fred Underwood in Randy Atwood’s book Spill doesn’t. Get a copy of the book and find out how Fred gets even!

Patty Jansen sold her novel Ambassador to Ticonderoga Publications.

Cliff Ball’s new Christian thriller Times of Trouble is now on sale.

In case you missed Jenni James’ announcement about her new series that begins coming out this fall, click here to find out the details.

.Raymond McCullough is offering a free copy of The Whore…and Her Mother until March 14. Be sure to get a copy to stay out of the dark about future events!

Jackie Buxton got a teaching job in Creative Writing. It’s one evening per week in adult education based at Rossett so, for anyone nearby, if you ever fancied putting pen to paper but didn’t really know where to start, watch out for further details. Course starts in September, Wednesday evenings, so plenty of time to sharpen those pencils.

Catster launched its new online magazine March 12. Click here to learn more about the new project.

Karen Dales’ short story of The Angel of Death, entitled The Guest is now free on Smashwords. It is a short that is part of her award-winning novel series The Chosen Chronicles.

Suspense author Jeff Bennington is selling all of his books for only 99 cents! Learn details at this link.

The Daily Courier-Observer featured an article March 10 on Norfolk native Kelly L. Byrne, author of Chasing Kate.

Ron A. Sewell’s book The Collectorsis available on Amazon Kindle for 99 cents.

My News For the Week:

Thank you to Suzanna Burke, who featured both Fifty and The Cruiserweight on her Soooz Says…Stuff blog March 11.

A new press release was published this past weekend to promote Fifty.

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