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WFWA Star Award ~ General Category Finalists

2018-06-16T13:59:34-04:00 Blog, WFWA Star Award|

June 3, 2018 Last week I told you about the Debut finalists for the WFWA Star Award. This week I want to share the General category finalists. These books have been sent to librarians for final judging, and the winner will be announced at our annual retreat in Albuquerque on September 29th. Here are our finalists (in no particular order): General Category:         Jacqueline Sheehan - The Tiger in the House Published by Kensington Love and resentment, fear and hope intersect for two sisters as their desire to help an [...]

WFWA Three Debut Star Award Contest Finalists

2018-05-28T10:09:32-04:00 Blog, Debut|

May 28, 2018 I'm honored to be the chair this year for the Star Award Contest for Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA). The contest began three years ago and is intended to recognize excellence in Women’s Fiction. The first round judges were instructed to rank the novels from 1-10 based on the organization's definition of women's fiction, which is "layered stories in which the plot is driven by the main character’s emotional journey". A few weeks ago, we announced the finalists for the Debut Category. I'd like to share the description for each of the books. The subgenres [...]

An Open Book

2018-05-27T19:13:05-04:00 Blog|

Dear Reader, I'm so glad you're here. This blog will be focused on all things related to books. One of the most exciting things I'll be sharing with you will be videos where you will get to meet the women in my book club. This group is a little unusual, since we each get to choose our own books to read, and when we get together we bring delicious food and share about different books we all may not have heard about. I can't wait for you to meet them! I'll be posting [...]