Book Review: Dumped, Deser...

Dumped, Deserted, Divorced, The Club reaches a cord with almost every woman. Even if they do not belong to “The Club,” some aspect of it will have touched them or someone they know. Lillian Africano has written this with such insight, feeling, humor and sense of life, this page-turner piques your interest in all the characters, their challenges and futures. For men—it will provide key insight to women...

Book Review: Good Harbor b...

The cover of the book, Good Harbor, by best selling author Anita Diamant, is what first caught my eye. Two women are happily running barefoot on one of my favorite beaches in Gloucester, Massachusetts. This was me, when I lived in Manchester by the Sea. I return to this beach and Gloucester lobsters when back on the east coast. Although Good Harbor isn’t a page turner, I enjoyed the unfolding...

WILD TO INSPIRE Short Film...

Nat Geo WILD is calling on aspiring filmmakers from across the U.S. to submit to the WILD TO INSPIRE Short Film Contestfor a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Africa.   In partnership with the Sun Valley Film Festival, Nat Geo WILD has launched the fourth annual contest in an effort to continue to support young filmmakers and innovation in filmmaking. This year, the WILD TO INSPIRE contest...

Book Review: Chocolate Bli...

Review by Brenda C. Hill The cover of this delectable book made me long for a big bite of a crunchy chocolate caramel truffle. Author and artesian chocolatier, Susie Morris, knows how to celebrate all things chocolate. How fortunate I was to meet Susie in person at the marketplace for International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association at the elegant Loews Resort on Coronado Island in San Diego....

Book Review: Flying Pans b...

Flying Pans  Two Chefs: One World By Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas Flying Pans is the best culinary book I have ever read. The Hill Team has researched hundreds of cook books, including a favorite by our old friend, Julia Child. We have also published two culinary books of our own about chefs worldwide. It is a special tribute to Chef Ron and Bernard that their book has been praised by Chef Mario Batali,...

Free Book: Secrets To Succ...

Amy F. Edge’s just released book, “Secrets to Successful Business Engagements” is being offered today only on Amazon. Click this link to get a copy http://a.co/21LqFvE. The introduction is great and the rest of the book is full of good tips from well-known sources. Amy is a successful businesswoman in her own right, and it is nice to have her enter the field of writing and sharing her...

Re-discovering “Diar...

When Maralyn and I were invited to be on the marketing panel at the Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference many years ago, one of the other panelists was Cynthia Daddona, author of Diary of a Modern-Day Goddess–available from Amazon. Since the three of us had recently published our books, we were a good fit. We all had moved from snowy Connecticut to the sunny west coast, and had recently spent...

5 Reasons to Read Up on Yo...

By  Harry Parsons Your hometown – it’s a place you know better than you know any other place on earth. You know where all the back roads lead and how to score the best parking spot downtown. You know where to go for the best cheeseburger you’ve ever had and which of the little hole-in-the-wall pubs serves the best martini. You always have a ready answer when someone stops to ask for directions as well....
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