Kerstin March: A Year After ‘Branching Out’

Today we’re marking the one-year anniversary of Kerstin March’s novel, BRANCHING OUT, which is the sequel to FAMILY TREES. Nestled along the shores of Lake Superior, Meyers Orchard is where Shelby Meyers found unexpected love and strength—and now must forge a new life...

Best Gifts for the Book Lover on your List!

It’s the time of year when we agonize over finding the perfect gifts that show our nearest and dearest how much we care. If you have a book lover (or author!) on your list, the Tall Poppies have some ideas for you! Books: (Obviously!) Gift them your favorite titles of...
NYT Bestseller Lisa Scottoline takes the Tall Poppy Q&A!

NYT Bestseller Lisa Scottoline takes the Tall Poppy Q&A!

We’re thrilled to welcome New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award winning author Lisa Scottoline to the blog today. Lisa writes page-turning, emotional thrillers and her latest, MOST WANTED, was chosen as Best Book of the Spring by Amazon! Lisa stopped by to take...
Katie Rose Guest Pryal: Why Retreat?

Katie Rose Guest Pryal: Why Retreat?

This past week, I retreated up to an artist’s center in the N.C. mountains to get some writing done. This is a practice my mother refers to as a “taking a vacation.” But it wasn’t a vacation, not in the sense that she means. Those of us who write (or do other creative...
Katherine Towler: Friendship Cake

Katherine Towler: Friendship Cake

I never thought I would live in New Hampshire. Vermont maybe, but not New Hampshire, that crusty old place that has rightfully earned the nickname the Granite State. I was a city girl, first of all, from the city of cities — New York — and a Democrat, neither of which...