My Mother Kept Our TV In The Closet Like A Wretched Family Secret

By Cathy Lamb My childhood was a little bit quirky. One of the quirky things about it was my sweet mother’s utter distaste for TV. Bette Jean kept our black and white TV in the closet. Yes, in the closet. As if the TV was a wretched family secret that had to be locked...

The Allure of Anticipation: A Southern Perspective

Today our own Kristy Woodson Harvey, Author of Dear Carolina, Lies and Other Acts of Love, and the upcoming Slightly South of Simple takes us on a trip down memory lane as she remembers the anticipation during the Christmas season of her youth. This sweet anecdote...

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...
Celebrate Anita Hughes’ first holiday novel, CHRISTMAS IN PARIS

Celebrate Anita Hughes’ first holiday novel, CHRISTMAS IN PARIS

Even though the holidays are still a few months away, we’re thrilled to be celebrating the talented Anita Hughes’ latest book, CHRISTMAS IN PARIS, out today! Like with all her books, readers can expect to be transported to an exotic (and in this case, very...
Happy Book Birthday to Anita Hughes & ISLAND IN THE SEA!

Happy Book Birthday to Anita Hughes & ISLAND IN THE SEA!

Today we’re thrilled to celebrate the prolific and talented Anita Hughes and her latest (sixth!) novel, ISLAND IN THE SEA, which is about a young, female music exec who is sent to the Spanish Island of Majorca to make an aging songwriter fulfill his...
Meet author Adria J. Cimino & THE CREEPSHOW!

Meet author Adria J. Cimino & THE CREEPSHOW!

Hello, Tall Poppy readers! Please join us in welcoming Adria J. Cimino to the blog today to talk about her upcoming novel THE CREEPSHOW (publishing April 11th). Here’s a bit more about the book (pre-order it here), her secret (now not-so-secret) superpower, and...