Interview with Sharon D. Ballentine, Author of A Look Behind Lightning

Sharon D. Ballentine started reading at an early age and always knew she wanted to write. But it wasn’t until her junior year in college that she took a fiction-writing class and a poetry writing class. She claims her first short story was crap but went on to publish two poems in college. Sharon graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and University of Houston. She retired as a college professor. Sharon currently lives in Houston, Texas with her family. A Look Behind Lightning is her debut novel. … More Interview with Sharon D. Ballentine, Author of A Look Behind Lightning

Interview with Brett M. Wiens – Author of “On Swift Wings”

On Swift Wings: The Travails of Cygnus Brett M. WiensBW Literature (2019)ISBN 9781999098001Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (12/19) Brett Wiens is a first-time author and data scientist. He was born and raised in Calgary, Canada where he lives with his wife and two children. His first novel, On Swift Wings, was released in … More Interview with Brett M. Wiens – Author of “On Swift Wings”

Author Interview – Deedee Cummings “In the Nick of Time”

In the Nick of TimeDeedee CummingsMake A Way Media, LLC (2019)ISBN 9781951218201Reviewed by Eve Panzer for the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids (11/2019) As a therapist, attorney, author, and CEO of Make A Way Media, Deedee Cummings is passionate about passing down the life lessons that were instilled in her mother, Andrea Mast Pecchioni, … More Author Interview – Deedee Cummings “In the Nick of Time”

Interview with Steve Bassett, Author of “Payback: Tales of Love, Hate, and Revenge”

PAYBACK – TALES OF LOVE HATE AND REVENGE Steve BassettSteve Bassett (2019)ISBN 9781087800332Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (9/19) About Steve Bassett: Talk about far-fetched, in getting from back there to here, I meandered along a circuitous path that hardly resembles your usual stodgy curriculum vitae.  Polish on my mother’s side and Montenegrin on … More Interview with Steve Bassett, Author of “Payback: Tales of Love, Hate, and Revenge”

Interview with Steve Bassett Author of “Father Divine’s Bikes”

FATHER DIVINE’S BIKESSteve BassettBookBaby (2018)ISBN 9781543927597Review and Interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views Steve Bassett was born, raised and educated in New Jersey, and, although far removed during a career as a multiple award-winning journalist, he has always been proud of the sobriquet Jersey Guy. He has been legally blind for almost a decade but hasn’t … More Interview with Steve Bassett Author of “Father Divine’s Bikes”

Interview with Shirin Shamsi – Author of “Laila and the Sands of Time”

Laila and the Sands of TimeShirin ShamsiSpork (2019)ISBN 9781946101778Bok Review by Eve Panzer the Barefoot Librarian for Reader Views Kids (8/19) Interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views Kids (9/19) Shirin Shamsi was born and raised in the UK, and now makes her home in the Chicago suburbs. Laila and the Sands of Time is … More Interview with Shirin Shamsi – Author of “Laila and the Sands of Time”

Interview with David McDonnell – Author of “Buy the Horse a Guinness”

BUY THE HORSE A GUINNESS: & OTHER WEE TALES OF IRELANDDavid McDonnellBurrowing Owl Press (2018)ISBN 9780986038518Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (2/19) David McDonnell is a critically acclaimed author and storyteller (“seanchaí” in the words of the Irish) with a passion for Irish and Irish-American history. His passion and story-telling skills have enchanted and … More Interview with David McDonnell – Author of “Buy the Horse a Guinness”

Interview with Gary D. McGugan – “Author of Unrelenting Peril”

UNRELENTING PERILGary D. McGuganIndependently Published (2019)ISBN 9781999565602Review and interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (8/19) Gary D. McGugan loves to tell stories and is the author of Three Weeks Less a Day, The Multima Scheme, and Unrelenting Peril. Whether sharing a vision with colleagues in large multinational corporations, helping consulting clients implement expert advice, … More Interview with Gary D. McGugan – “Author of Unrelenting Peril”