Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Author on the Shelves – #Historical #Witchcraft – Bitter Magic by Nancy Kilgore

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Delighted to welcome Nancy Kilgore from Vermont, with her books to the Cafe and Bookstore. Today I am featuring her most recent release in August 2021, Bitter Magic: Inspired by the stgory of a confessed witch. About the book Bitter Magic, inspired by the true story of Isobel Gowdie and her witchcraft confession, reveals a little-known corner of history—the… Continue reading Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Author on the Shelves – #Historical #Witchcraft – Bitter Magic by Nancy Kilgore

Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #Memoir – Flashes of Life: True Tales of the Extraordinary Ordinary by Pamela S. Wight

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Delighted to share my review for Flashes of Life: True Tales of the Extraordinary Ordinary by Pamela S. Wight About the collection. Wow! Life goes by in a flash. Philosophers and mystics ponder the mystery of these flashes. Pamela Wight writes about life flashes in her short stories that include family and friends, love and life’s challenges. Wight’s “Flash… Continue reading Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #Memoir – Flashes of Life: True Tales of the Extraordinary Ordinary by Pamela S. Wight

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Update #Reviews – #Fantasy M.J. Mallon, #Poetry Elizabeth Gauffreau, #Suspense Joan Hall

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Welcome to the first of the weeks Cafe updates with recent reviews for authors on the shelves. The first review is for M.J. Mallon’s new release of Bloodstone (The Curse Of Time Book 1) – Book 2 is following shortly. About the book Fifteen-year-old Amelina Scott lives in Cambridge with her dysfunctional family, a mysterious black cat, and an… Continue reading Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Update #Reviews – #Fantasy M.J. Mallon, #Poetry Elizabeth Gauffreau, #Suspense Joan Hall

Exciting week -book and a BBC Radio 4 Interview

It’s all happening, official British launching of my book, my BBC Radio 4 interview. On 28th September, my book will officially be published in th UK. There is also a possibility to review the book on the publisher’s site. The book has already been available in the USA since 5th August. https://www.bookguild.co.uk/bookshop/book/288/Why%20Didn’t%20They%20Leave%3F/ So whoever is kind enough to want to review my book on Amazon, … Continue reading Exciting week -book and a BBC Radio 4 Interview

Mystery and pitfalls of Amazon book reviews.

While my book has already been available in the USA since the beginning of August, it will only be available in the UK on 28th September. I have spoken to writers friends about Amazon reviews and their pitfalls. Of course, I would love it if people who read my book could post a review on Amazon, preferably both sides of the Atlantic ( copy and … Continue reading Mystery and pitfalls of Amazon book reviews.

Some readers like my novel, will my relatives like it, too?

I can’t wait for my readers to review the book on Amazon and Goodreads, but because of Amazon’s rules it can’t be before 28th September, and even then people shouldn’t rush because apparently when too many people try to review the book on the same day, Amazon gets suspicious. So I have to be patient. Not my forte! My publisher received these 3 wonderful short … Continue reading Some readers like my novel, will my relatives like it, too?

Why I will never forget 21st August 1968

Soviet invasion 21 August 1968, the Soviet Bloc armies invaded Czechoslovakia. Thirty years later, I talked about it with my son Adam. He was 11 then. “So, what did the Czech army do? Did many people die?” “No, Adam, there was no fighting. The radio was asking everybody to keep calm. People were demonstrating, shouting in Russian at the soldiers on tanks to go home. … Continue reading Why I will never forget 21st August 1968