I just wanted to give a quick shout-out to the readers who have taken a few minutes (or more than a few minutes, judging by the length and detail of some of these things) to leave reviews for Show Barn Blues. You are so, so appreciated. I don't even have the words. Mary Pagones called it "a … Continue reading Thanks for the reviews!
Part of my Great Equestrian Books review series, this post was originally published at Retired Racehorse in 2013. I have a fabulous horse racing romance to share with you this week! It's one of the most fun, suspenseful, and horsey romances you'll ever read. Keeping The Peace is the first of a series built around a … Continue reading Great Equestrian Books: Keeping The Peace by Hannah Hooton
This post originally appeared at Retired Racehorse Blog in 2013. I'm a huge proponent of independent publishing, not least because it has allowed horse books to enter a whole new level. Gone are the days when I could choose between a $5.99 paperback from the Thoroughbred series or a $35.95 hardcover tome on dressage principles if … Continue reading Taking Chances: Equestrian Writers Who Collaborate Instead of Competing
Good news if you're looking for a good read over the holidays. How about slipping away to Disneyland? I just finished Kate Abbott's delightful Young Adult debut, Disneylanders, and I am here to tell you and anyone that will listen: it's a wonderful read for all ages. You can read the full review at my Disney blog, … Continue reading New Book Review at my Disney blog!
The main character of Ambition, Jules, is a prickly young woman with a chip on her shoulder. Not the most endearing of characters, right? I was really worried about how Jules would be received by readers. After all, there were plenty of readers who told me that they wanted Alex, of the Alex and Alexander … Continue reading New “Ambition” Review Hones in on Main Character
I'm so excited to share the first reviews for Ambition with you! When I read a review, I'm really finding out, at last, if I've accomplished what I wanted to with my story. Ambition, in particular, is a story that went through many, many incarnations as I tried to take it from a story that … Continue reading Exciting Reviews for “Ambition”
This book review is posted over at Retired Racehorse, where I have been posting equestrian reads for years now. But for all my new readers, here is my latest review, for Maggie Dana's outstanding Turning on a Dime: I’m often struck by how much we share with the equestrians of the past. Our tack, our boots, … Continue reading @ Retired Racehorse: Horse-Crazy Doesn’t Look at a Calendar