Author Anthony Avina's Blog

Good books don't give up all their secrets at once. – Stephen King

1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing? I’m pretty sure I’ve been writing since birth. Ha! As a child, I used to cut photos out of magazines, glue them to blank paper and write stories about the pictures. But I don’t think I ever thought writing could be …

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  Better Than This By: Tia Souders Releasing February 13th, 2018 Clean Reads Blurb What can keep a dream alive?   Before the car accident that changed everything, Samantha Becker was a happy and loved little girl. Ten years later, Sam, now 18, lives under a dark cloud—largely ignored by an alcoholic mother who never …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into writing? I was trained as an historian—was a professor of American history at the University of Kentucky for many years—so early on I was into the storytelling business.  Most of my earlier books, in fact, are works of history:  I’ve published books …

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I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair, honest review. All opinions are my own. Slight trigger warning: For anyone triggered by storylines involving dementia or the death of a loved one, reader discretion is advised. A man’s struggle to keep his family and his life from falling apart plays …

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Love and fate go hand in hand in the romantic period drama Can’t Buy Forever by Susan Laffoon. A tale of romance, family feuds and unexplainable power, this incredible story takes readers through the post World War II mid-west American setting to tell the story of two star crossed lovers that must fight to be …

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An attempt to create the perfect family leads to secrets and tragedies in Iveta Redliha’s novel, The Steps. The Latvian author, (along with a beautiful translation from translator Karina Loza), builds a haunting world in which two decades collide and a haunted past could lead to a bloody future. Here is the official synopsis: “Shivers …

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Hey guys I wanted to share an incredibly powerful short film from YouTube creator Melanie Murphy. It’s an emotional look at unplanned pregnancy and the impact it has on people, as well as the sad reality of abortion still being illegal in Ireland. I hope you guys will watch it and help share and support …

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Q) Tell us a little about yourself. How did you find yourself becoming an author?  I was born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire which is in the North of England and have always lived in the area apart from a few years away at University in Manchester which was much fun! I started out with poetry …

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An intimate look into the life of a twenty-something woman living in the U.K. shines brightly in the debut novel from author J.G. Dow, “Jane of Manchester”. The story showcases Jane as she goes through her life, watching friends and family grow and excell in life, love and friendship while she feels as if she …

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