SEEN This Week 1/20/14


This week’s book, author, and event news:

Alana Lorens’book, Second Chances, the second story in the Pittsburgh Lady Lawyers series, was featured on Shirley Connolly’s blog January 11.

Check out Randy Attwood’s latest interview on The Troubled Oyster.

Truth and fiction intertwine in M. S. Spencer’s The Mason’s Mark. Read more about the book partly inspired by a true story at this link.

Rosanna Leo’s new book, Predator’s Refuge, was released January 13. Go here for additional details on getting your copy.

A new interview with Kill Daddy author Gerald Freeman was featured on Blogcritics January 13.

Shelby Loves Candy by RyAnn Hall is sweet little book that teaches children how it’s important to brush their teeth and fruit is just as sweet as candy.

Sci-fi and fantasy lovers will enjoy these original offerings from Grimbold Books. What better way to fill your Kindle with new downtime reading?

Six graduates of the NUI Maynooth Creative Writing Certificate and the Two Roads program in NUI Kilkenny Campus had their short stories adapted for a full professional production funded by the BAI (Broadcasting Authority of Ireland) to be broadcast on KCLR FM in 2014. Click here to read the full story.

The Wall Street Journal featured an article on the departure of Barnes and Noble executive Jamie Iannone, 41, who joined Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to head operations for the Sam’s Club warehouse unit. Read additional details here

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