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Archives - May 2012

Interview: Sarita Mandanna, author of Tiger Hills

Jun 1, 2012


Sarita Mandanna, author of Tiger Hills, discusses her inspiration for the book, and how her background in investment banking affected her writing process.

Interview: Ryan Inzana, author of Ichiro

May 4, 2012

Combining ancient Japanese myths with a powerful modern storyline, Ryan Inzana has created a bold new adventure. He discusses the work that went into making this captivating tale here.

Interview: Lila Quintero Weaver, author of Darkroom

May 4, 2012

In the early 1960s, Lila Quintero Weaver’s family moved to the very small southern town of Marion. While they were Hispanic, their skin tones were “different” enough that they saw racism rear its ugly head. We talked to the author about her deeply personal memoir. 

Interview: Marc Cameron, author of Act of Terror

May 3, 2012

In Marc Cameron’s new thriller, ACT OF TERROR, Special Agent Jericho Quinn returns to investigate a rash of mass violence sweeping across the United States. In this interview, conducted by’s Joe Hartlaub, Cameron shares the various things he has in common with Quinn, including a love of motorcycles, a background in martial arts, and a knowledge of advanced weaponry. He also talks about how he became an author after over 20 years in law enforcement and recommends some of his favorite books and writers.

Interview: Alison Bechdel, author of Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama

May 3, 2012

In the midst of reading Alison Bechdel’s newest memoir, ARE YOU MY MOTHER?, an amazing thing happens: You begin to realize how truly universal this story is, regardless of the type of relationship you have with your own mother. The analytical search for identity forms and shapes us, and the older we get, the more we want to trace our foundations and understand the nature vs. nurture conflict that went us within our own beings as we developed.