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 →
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 →
Happy Women’s Fiction Day!
Did you know? Today is Women's Fiction Day!!! A celebration of writers of Women's Fiction and their stories. There's going to be lots of activities happening throughout the day, from author chats to giveaways, so follow along and join in the fun! Check out https://www.womensfictionwriters.org for all the details! In honour of the occasion, I'm... Continue Reading →
Q&A with Debut Author Kate Lansing!
Hiya, book peeps! I hope you’re all keeping safe and healthy during these trying times. When the world is scary, I don’t know about you, but I turn to books for community and connection. The timing of this post couldn’t be better, as I’m thrilled to share with you a delightful cozy mystery entitled KILLER... Continue Reading →
Books and Cocktails
OK! So, this is brilliant. And I really shouldn't be surprised because the idea comes from the brilliant mind of my friend and debut author Sara Bond. I'm sincerely honoured to be featured on Sara's Pairings Project, where she marries the perfect book with the perfect drink. I told you it was brilliant. Hop on... Continue Reading →
SECRET LIVES OF MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS Cover & Update!
I'm thrilled to finally be able to share news with you about my upcoming release and Women's Fiction debut, "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters." We had some last-minute changes to the title and cover, so I haven't been able to spread the word until now. (Some of you might recall its previous titles "Asha &... Continue Reading →
“Side by Side” Blog Tour Recap & Update
Hi bookworms! Where did July go?? Was it busy for you too? After May and June's frantic copyediting and proofreading of "Caught in a Lie," somehow I thought July would be more chill. Wrong! Here are some of things that happened: 📗Lit Competition Judging: I was approached by a Canadian press to judge my first... Continue Reading →
“Side by Side” Long-listed for The Miramichi Reader’s Very Best Book Awards
Hi friends, I'm grateful and touched by this review by The Miramichi Reader, who connected with "Side by Side" so much he added it to his long-list for The Very Best Book Awards for Fiction. As a writer, all you can ever hope for is to touch hearts and minds. While it doesn't always happen,... Continue Reading →
“Side by Side” Blog Tour Stops
Hi friends! "Side by Side" will be on book blog tour for the next couple of weeks. To make it easy to follow along, I'll update this page with links to the blogger sites as they come in. Here's hoping for a good tour! Thanks, A :-) TLC Tour Site: https://tlcbooktours.com/2019/04/anita-kushwaha-author-of-side-by-side-on-tour-may-2019/ Day 1: Lit and... Continue Reading →