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...
#PreFridayReads Book Recommendation: TAMPA by Alissa Nutting

#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...

Happy Pub Day to Orly Konig and THE DISTANCE HOME

Pub days are always special around here, but today is extra special because it’s Orly Konig’s women’s fiction debut! Here’s what ​Erika Marks, author of The Last Treasure, says about THE DISTANCE HOME: “Moving effortlessly between the...
Why we’re not like J.K.Rowling

Why we’re not like J.K.Rowling

In 2004, single mom and former admitted welfare recipient, J.K.Rowling was named the first author to make the exclusive Forbes billionaire list, a spot she held onto for about 7 years. No small feat, as authors’ salaries are generally reported to be – on average –...
Meet debut author Jessica Strawser & ALMOST MISSED YOU

Meet debut author Jessica Strawser & ALMOST MISSED YOU

Let’s give a warm Tall Poppy Writers welcome to debut author Jessica Strawser and help her celebrate the launch of ALMOST MISSED YOU. Here’s a bit about the book: Violet and Finn were “meant to be,” said everyone, always. They ended up together by the...

#PreFridayReads Recommendation: MARLENE by C.W. Gortner

By Sally Koslow In the course of writing a biographical novel*—the tumultuous love story between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sheilah Graham, a Hollywood gossip columnist with her own juicy past—I read extensively about Tinseltown and gobbled up other biographical novels....