For our #BookstravaganzaHomecoming series, we asked our authors about a few of their favorite things. Here is Naima Simone’s favorite cocktail recipe, inspired by her novel Christmas in Rose Bend. Since CHRISTMAS IN ROSE BEND is—wait for it—a holiday book, I couldn’t think of a better cocktail to enjoy while reading it than eggnog with Baileys. One word to describe it: Yuuuum. And yes, I’m definitely speaking from experience. In (read more…)
For our #BookstravaganzaHomecoming series, we asked our authors about a few of their favorite things. Here is Viola Shipman, aka Wade Rouse’s, favorite cocktail recipe and favorite wine from a winery in Michigan where his novel The Secret of Snow is set. Since The Secret of Snow is not only set in Michigan but is also a holiday novel, I’m giving two options. First is a wonderful Michigan wine and (read more…)
THE KEEPER OF NIGHT [Inkyard Press, Oct. 12] by Kylie Lee Baker has just received another GLOWING review! This one from School Library Journal, which had this to say about this YA historical fantasy set in 1890s Japan: “A triumphant debut, this thrilling fantasy tackles death, clad with a heroine unafraid to wrench a soul from the depths of a being and venture to the darkest of underworlds. A must (read more…)
For our #BookstravaganzaHomecoming series, we asked our authors about a few of their favorite things. Here is Jacquelyn Mitchard’s favorite cocktail recipe. To hear Jacquelyn Mitchard speak on the topic of homecoming in her novel, THE GOOD SON (MIRA, January 18, 2022), watch our BOOKSTRAVAGANZA: HOMECOMING virtual event here. THE GOOD SON is available to request on Netgalley and Edelweiss.
A rising voice in romance, USA TODAY bestselling author Adriana Herrera (librarians will remember her from the romance favorite Here to Stay) releases the second novel in her Sambrano Studios miniseries. A surprise snowstorm strands casting director Perla Sambrano & her leading movie star Gael Montez together with his family over Christmas in JUST FOR THE HOLIDAYS… [Harlequin Desire, mmp, on-sale now]. In a starred review of the novel, Library (read more…)