Tag Archives: Laurie Boris

Happy Thanksgiving: My Favorite Immigrant Stories

Gratitude is part of my daily routine, but on Thanksgiving and this year, on a Thanksgiving that coincides with Hanukkah, I’m especially grateful for my family history. Several generations back, my ancestors left lives and livelihoods behind for a better … Continue reading

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Book Tour Winners!

Randy (Random Number Generator) and I have just chosen the winners from each stop on my recent virtual blog tour for Sliding Past Vertical. One commenter from each participating blog wins a copy of Drawing Breath; the overall winner from … Continue reading

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A Room of One’s Own

Fifteen years ago this month, my husband and I moved out of the tiny apartment we’d overgrown and into our own house. I hesitate to write that we’d “taken possession” of it, because technically it’s the bank’s house and they’ve … Continue reading

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What’s Up With That Title?

Sometimes a book, like a character, will name itself. You’ll be chugging along on the first draft and the perfect name or title pops into your head and nothing, no matter how long you brainstorm, poll your friends, read the … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Sliding Past Vertical

A giant box of pretty, pretty books arrived on my doorstep this morning. And a good thing, too, because I’m giving a few away. If you hop over to Goodreads, you could enter to win a signed copy of Sliding … Continue reading

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One Crazy Week

October is my favorite month—Indian summer, apples, beautiful leaves, that lovely crisp feeling in the air. After a completely insane September culminating with the release of Sliding Past Vertical, I had been looking forward to kicking back a teensy bit. … Continue reading

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Sliding Past Vertical: It’s Here!

It’s here! Sliding Past Vertical, at least the e-book version, is now officially live on Amazon, and I’m celebrating! For today only, you can pick up a free copy on Amazon for your Kindle or Kindle-app. A bit about the novel: … Continue reading

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Risk and the Novelist

One summer afternoon, not too many months after Husband and I had bought our house, I walked up the hill to a neighbor’s. She and her family were hosting a barbecue. We’d been invited to events at their home before, … Continue reading

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The Kindle Book Review Awards: Finals!

Most of you might know by now that out of the danged amazing writers chosen to be semifinalists in The Kindle Book Review‘s 2013 Best Indie Book Awards (several are friends and three of those friends are fellow Indies Unlimited … Continue reading

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