#PreFridayReads: The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn

By Tall Poppy Writer Sally Koslow How Far Would You Go to Spice Up Your Marriage? The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn may be my favorite book of the summer.  Its wit bounces off this page, but it’s not just laugh-out-loud clever, it’s smart, realistically exploring the...

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The Devil’s Punchbowl And Clinging To A Cliff

By Tall Poppy Writer Cathy Lamb A few weeks ago I went on a hike with Innocent Husband and Adventurous Singing Daughter. We hiked into the gorge here in Oregon to a place called The Devil's Punch Bowl. It is unclear to me whether or not the Devil has ever drunk from...

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Happy Pub Day to Anita Hughes and Emerald Coast

We're so excited about Anita Hughes' latest book EMERALD COAST, which is out today! Amy Poeppel, author of Small Admissions, calls it "a great summer read" and Camille Pagán, bestselling author of Life and Other Near-Death Experiences, says "No other writer combines...

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#PreFridayReads: WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR

In this week's edition of #PreFridayReads, Ella Joy Olsen recommends WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. Initially, I was hesitant to read WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR because a beloved friend of mine recently lost her battle with ovarian cancer. It was...

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A Writer’s Muse: Going Home

By Tall Poppy,  Tina Ann Forkner Some people like to spend their vacation time traveling to faraway places, and some of us just want to go home again. It’s not that I don’t enjoy reading on the beach as much as the next person, but my first choice is always home...

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Third Quarter 2017 Releases by the Tall Poppy Writers

We're deep into summer and all the amazing summer reads. It seems wrong somehow to remind everyone that we've actually just stepped into the 3rd quarter of the year. But here comes the good news -- The Tall Poppy Writers will be celebrating eight (8!!) releases in the...

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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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