Hi book peeps! I have another special treat for you today! I'm thrilled to have Rebecca Taylor on the blog talking about her latest release, as well as her take on traditional and self-publishing. There's so much honesty and invaluable insights here, I really appreciate Rebecca for being so candid. We first met as #2020debuts... 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 of Mothers & Daughters on Passage to Wonderland Podcast!
What an honour to be featured on the Passage to Wonderland podcast today! It was such a delight to hear Mary Ito's beautiful reading of "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters." I hope you can drop by and have a listen. Link below. xoxox https://passagetowonderland.buzzsprout.com/1903123/10459777 HarperCollins Canada: http://bit.ly/2rGoHcm Chapters/Indigo: http://bit.ly/34J4gtQ Amazon: https://amzn.to/2OHMx0m
Writing About Mental Health
Hi book friends! October is Mental Health Awareness Month, an issue close to my heart and writing. I'm honoured that Secret Lives was included in this stunning list of books c/o BookTrib and WFWA, attempting to break the silence around mental health, combat stigma, and foster a more empathetic world. I try to approach mental... Continue Reading →
I’m Not Really Here…An Update
Hiya bookish folks! I know it's been a while since I've touched base. (Guilty face.) I've been receiving sweet little notes from friends wondering what happened to me, so I thought I would write a post to at least semi-explain. As I periodically do, I quietly slipped away and took some much needed time for... Continue Reading →
Women’s Fiction Day Q&A with Debut Author Rebecca Taylor
Happy Women's Fiction Day, book peeps! Women’s Fiction Day was established by WFWA in 2019. It is a day to celebrate the authors, stories, readers, bookstores, and fans of the women’s fiction genre. I hope you discover some great new reads today and take the time to give a shout out to your favourite women's... 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 →
Author Q&A with Jen Gilroy
Happy Monday, book friends! How have you been doing in these self-isolation times? Are you leaning on books more than ever for escape, connection, community? I know I am! Today I'm thrilled to have fellow Ottawa valley writer and friend Jen Gilroy on the blog. I'm a big fan of Jen's work, so I'm excited... Continue Reading →
Author Q&A with Frances Boyle
Hi everyone! How are you managing? I hope you're keeping safe and healthy! Today I'm pleased to share with you my Q&A with local Ottawa writer and friend, Frances Boyle. I've had the pleasure of getting to know Frances over the past few years and have found her work truly inspiring and her friendship a... 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 →