Hi book friends! I'm thrilled to have my friend, talented writer, and amazing human, Lisa Wilkes, on the blog today to talk about her latest novel and marrying her passions for books and animal rescue. I hope you have a wonderful time getting to Lisa and her work! Hi, Anita! Thanks for hosting me. Way... Continue Reading →
IWD 2023 – I Read Women
Sending love and gratitude to my wonderful publisher Inanna Publications (https://www.inanna.ca/) for championing women's voices and stories for over four decades. 🎉♀️👏I fondly remember working with former Editor-in-Chief, Luciana Ricciutelli, who sadly passed away in 2020. Her approach was collaborative, respectful, insightful, and remains my best editorial experience to date.I hope you'll support this tireless... Continue Reading →
Author Chat with Kate Lansing!
Hi book friends! I'm absolutely thrilled to have my writer sister in the trenches and prolific cozy mystery author, Kate Lansing, visit the blog today! We first got to know each other way back in 2019 through the #2020debuts group and quickly bonded over our love of running, kitties, and the fantastic adaptation of His... Continue Reading →
Family Literacy Day!
Happy Family Literacy Day! As an author mom, there's almost nothing better than reading with my daughter and watching her develop a love for stories. Recently, I've spied her grabbing books from the shelf and flipping through them on her own. She's also started that wondrous imaginative play phase of toddlerhood, babbling with her stuffies... Continue Reading →
Author Chat w/ Lyn Liao Butler
Hey friends! I have another fun bookish offering today! I'm thrilled to welcome my talented pal, Lyn Liao Butler, on the blog! What can I say about Lyn? She's multi-talented, to start with. Not only a published author, but also a professional dancer, accessories designer, and enthusiastic fitness instructor. She kept me healthy with her... Continue Reading →
New Feature: Whatcha Reading? with Kendra the Bookworm
Hello hello and Happy New Year! It's been so long! I've missed you! Well, after a much-needed postnatal hiatus, I'm excited to say the blog is back! 🎉 In the coming weeks, I've lined up some fun writerly offerings, so keep your eye out for author Q&As, book reviews, cover reveals, posts about writing and... Continue Reading →
Secret Lives on Crazy For CanLit List!
Hi Book Folks! How are you holding up? What week are we now in self-isolation? A bajillion??? What are your secret weapons for coping? Other than wine and chocolate, ha! A few things have been keeping me healthy, grounded, and sane. Weekly Zoom chats/game time with our family in Canada and the UK. Online workouts... Continue Reading →
Q&A with Author Kelly Duran!
Happy Monday, book folks! I took a little break from the author exchanges to keep up with the frenzy of launch month but we're back! I'm thrilled to have fellow Canadian and 2020debut Kelly Duran on the blog today! I've had the pleasure of getting to know Kelly this year and will never forget the... Continue Reading →
Q&A with Author Sonia Saikaley!
Happy Valentine's Day, book peeps! I'm over the moon to have my good friend and book sister, Sonia Saikaley, on the blog today. Sonia is a ridiculously talented author and wonderful person. We've known each other for many years now and I cannot imagine travelling this writing journey without her friendship, wisdom, and support. I'm... Continue Reading →
Meet and Greet with Jen Gilroy
Happy Friday, bookworms! Today I'm so pleased to share with you a writerly chat I had with my dear friend and author, Jen Gilroy. We first met through the Women's Fiction Writers Association and have since discovered that we have a great deal in common. I won't give too much away! Hop on over... Continue Reading →