Beasties, Books & Burgers…and Super Zapper Ray Guns

This week we're taking a little break from Finn McSpool's tour of his homeland. Well, not really a break, because this post is all about a Beastie workin' hard (sort of) for the money...and for the benefit of library lovers everywhere. Like his human counterpart, David Beastie works at the local library where he toils … Continue reading Beasties, Books & Burgers…and Super Zapper Ray Guns

The Book Ordering Question Answered

I've gotten many questions lately from people asking about the best way to order my books in paperback format because apparently many of you enjoy holding a "real" book as you read (me too!).¬†And let me just start by saying I will never complain about how or where you order my books, I just want … Continue reading The Book Ordering Question Answered

Finn McSpool Tackles Thirty-Five Pounds of Books

Over this past weekend was an event that never fails to send my bibliophile heart into palpitations of excitement: The Annual Book Sale at my local library! And unlike in years past, I had a book-loving Beastie¬†to share in the fun. The result of three wonderful days of stocking up on oodles of bargain priced … Continue reading Finn McSpool Tackles Thirty-Five Pounds of Books

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Good News Via My Local Library!

This week I have some good news (and a nice little confidence boost) courtesy of my local library! A Little Backstory Late last year, Multnomah County Library (MCL) put out a call for local authors who were holders of a Multnomah County Library card to submit proposals to have their e-books included in the library's e-book catalog. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Good News Via My Local Library!

Library Tour: The Library of Alexandria

Because the world of The Osteria Chronicles resembles Ancient Greece, I've been immersing myself in books on the Greeks for the past few weeks to get ideas for the next story in the series and for setting details, to get a handle on Greek words and, well, just because I like history (nerd alert!). Thanks … Continue reading Library Tour: The Library of Alexandria