Pre-Friday Reads: The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle

By Tall Poppy, Sonja Yoerg THE MARRIAGE LIE by Kimberly Belle Can we talk about reading slumps? Here’s what my recent one was like. I picked up a book, read a chapter, maybe two, and began to wonder about cleaning the bathtub instead. Later, I started a different book...

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Guest Author: Lisa Duffy and THE SALT HOUSE

Please welcome author Lisa Duffy to the Tall Poppy Blog! She was kind enough to answer some questions for us to give us a look behind the scenes in the writing of THE SALT HOUSE. Talk about one book that made an impact on you. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler is a...

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#PreFridayReads Book Recommendation: TAMPA by Alissa Nutting

It’s #PreFridayReads, when a Tall Poppy author recommends a book she loved. So if you’re looking for a great recommendation for your #FridayReads or another book to meet your 2017 Poppy Reading Challenge, read on. We’ll help you turn the page... Katie Rose Guest Pryal...

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A Writer and Her Tribes

By Tall Poppy Writer, Aimie K. Runyan There is the common belief that every writer finds her own process and that there are no real rules for creating a novel. There are some pretty standard tenets that are hard to disagree with: Write regularly. Write a lot. Read a...

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Happy Pub Day to Karma Brown and In This Moment

Bestselling author Karma Brown is back with a morally infused and emotionally riveting exploration of one woman’s guilt over an unexpected—yet avoidable—tragedy. Meg Pepper has a fulfilling career and a happy family. Most days she’s able to keep it all together and...

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Fiction Makes Her Story Mine

She is dressed head to toe in black. Dark jeans, army boots with the laces jagged and torn. The hood of her sweatshirt is pulled up over long hair, and when she lifts her hands to sweep bangs off her forehead, even her fingernails are painted jet. It doesn’t make...

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#PreFridayReads Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

By Tall Poppy Writer Susan Bishop Crispell I’ve been waiting to offer up a #PreFridayReads until this week, because this week I'm attending a Writing the Unreal Whole Novel Workshop at The Highlights Foundation led by Laura Ruby and Anne Ursu. They both write weird,...

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