Posted by Brenda C. Hill on Apr 21, 2016 | 0 comments
When Maralyn and I review books for Success, we are fair and positive.
We leave space for readers to add their own reactions and opinions.
When seeking reviewers for our books, it was important to select experts in their fields of food, travel and marketing, with successful results.
We are sharing the beginning of an article featured on The Write Life by Nicola Jane as she covers so many important...
Posted by Brenda C. Hill on Apr 3, 2016 | 0 comments
Since I love mysteries and food, this is an ideal book about two favorite subjects. Several usual suspects reveal their special recipes. Our team appreciates flavorful food with few ingredients, so many of the recipes inspired me to try them or to invent a new twist.
You can read about my spin on Chuck Greaves cocktail called the Coconut Twist on
whereandwhatintheworld. Since Maralyn and I published two...
Posted by Brenda C. Hill on Mar 4, 2016 | 0 comments
I agree with Andrea’s philosophy about eating what we love. It works for me.
After reviewing her best selling book last year, I have followed her career. For our readers who live near Calgary, Andrea will present her inspiring free workshop event on 4/5/16.
Are you eating what you...
Posted by Brenda C. Hill on Feb 19, 2016 | 0 comments
Sea Glass and the Pilot’s Wife are two of my favorite books by Anita Shreve.
I nearly married a pilot and have always wondered what life would have been like. Whether or not you have ever been betrayed, this 1998, yet timeless novel, will absorb you. No wonder Oprah chose this one for her Book Club.From the minute Kathryn, the pilot’s wife, opens her door to the unthinkable, we begin to...
Posted by Maralyn D. Hill on Feb 17, 2016 | 2 comments
Book Release: My Adopted Country: Australia.
CANBERRA, Australia – Leaving post-war Germany behind, Erwin Feeken and his wife sought adventure and exploration in a new land – and so began their 50-year adventure through Australia.
In his new book, “My Adopted Country: Australia,” Feeken chronicles his family’s adventures as modern day explorers through the wild Australian outback. Feeken’s...
Posted by Brenda C. Hill on Jan 26, 2016 | 0 comments
Brenda C. Hill: What inspired you to reveal your personal life struggle so candidly in a book?
Michael Ditton: I wanted others to know they were not alone when it came to adversity. That if you keep pushing forward, dream, plan and act, they too will get through it. I wanted to inspire them by sharing.
What has changed since the day you wrote the first word?
Life has been a continued adventure, most...
Posted by Brenda C. Hill on Jan 19, 2016 | 0 comments
The day I left my U.S. Home on January 1, it was 28 degrees. Arriving in a rustic, Mexican seaside village for a month was a dream realized. I chose two beach reads, as I headed for a remote sun-drenched stretch of sand. My first choice was a newly released book, Dreams, Goals and Adventure, by Michael Ditton.
I immediately related to the book cover of a little red wagon. I too, had a red wagon as a...
Posted by Maralyn D. Hill on Dec 23, 2015 | 0 comments
The perfect last-minute Christmas gift“Never has a country-spanning food romp felt this subversive. Frank’s essays―which dissect signature dishes from all 50 states―are nothing short of brilliant…. [A]n exploration of humanity, life, and tastes, the book is delicious.”
“Part history lesson and part personal storytelling, Matthew Gavin Frank’s The...