My Sophomore Novel (Or, How Kate Quinn Nearly Got Me Arrested On Release Day by Drag Racing Through Baltimore)

October 17, 2011

Most authors are nervous about their debut novels. It’s your first offering to the world and you have no idea if the world will embrace it or spit on it. But what most people don’t know is that it’s the Continue reading

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Cleopatra Confesses, by Carolyn Meyer

August 15, 2011

Most novels about Cleopatra focus on the tumultuous events of her adult life–the love affairs, the heart-break, the warfare, and ultimately, her tragic failure. This new novel by historical fiction author Carolyn Meyer zeroes in on Cleopatra’s early life, the Continue reading

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