Sharon D. Ballentine started reading at an early age and always knew she wanted to write. But it wasn't until her junior year in college that she took a fiction-writing class and a poetry writing class. She claims her first short story was crap but went on to publish two poems in college. Sharon graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and University of Houston. She retired as a college professor. Sharon currently lives in Houston, Texas with her family. A Look Behind Lightning is her debut novel.
New Interview - James Bell Author of Maximilian's Treasure. 35 years ago a fellow asked James to help him look for Civil War gold he thought was buried on his farm. You never know where you'll find inspiration.
Reader Views talks with Patrick Finegan, author of Cooperative Lives. Learn why he calls his novel "the world's most contemporary historical novel"and more!
. I wrote “From God to Us” to tell the story of emotions I have experienced in raising my son. When he was 14 years old he was hit by a car while walking and was placed in a coma. He went through a long and difficult recovery and I always saw him struggling with peer acceptance and self-esteem issues. I tried to reassure him that he was special and loved and that is the message put forth for every child in the book.
Mr. Kind uses an entirely unique lyrical rhyme coupled with the marvelous graphic imagery of Zacc Pollitt to weave the stories that last for generations
On Swift Wings: The Travails of Cygnus Brett M. WiensBW Literature (2019)ISBN 9781999098001Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (12/19) Brett Wiens is a first-time author and data scientist. He was born and raised in Calgary, Canada where he lives…
In the Nick of TimeDeedee CummingsMake A Way Media, LLC (2019)ISBN 9781951218201Reviewed by Eve Panzer for the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids (11/2019) As a therapist, attorney, author, and CEO of Make A Way Media, Deedee Cummings is passionate…