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 →
Author Chat with Lisa Wilkes
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 →
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
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 →
Hear Us Roar Podcast
Hi book peeps! I know it's been a while and I'm sorry about that but all the baby prep has me totally preoccupied in the best way. Baby Bean could arrive any time within the next couple of weeks and I can't believe how quickly it has all flown by. Needless to say, we're excited... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →