50 Authors Celebrate Summer With Original Stories on Biographile

I recently learned about Biographile, the Penguin Random House website dedicated to biography, memoir, and truth in fiction. It looks like a great site to read about new and distinguished authors, inspiration, and the craft of writing. Currently, the site is in the midst of That Summer, a month-long series celebrating the magic of summer. Every day in […]

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Summer Reading Challenge Check-In Week #3

From Left to Write Summer Reading Challenge

Holy, moly! We’ve just wrapped up Week #3 of Summer Reading Challenge for Adults!  It’s never too late join, so head over to the main challenge page to sign-up. Those who sign-up via the form are eligible for prizes you can only win via our challenge newsletter. (Make sure you read today’s newsletter!) I confess I hit […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: Lauren Francis-Sharma

Lauren Francis-Sharma Nightstand

Social media has made it so easy to chat with authors. I was thrilled when Lauren Francis-Sharma responded to my tweet about her book  , which I recently reviewed. I was nosy curious to hear what she’s reading, so I asked her to share what’s on her nightstand. My nightstand is actually a desk. I moved […]

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Book Review: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi

Thanks for the great response to my post yesterday about diverse books for adults! I’m putting my money where my mouth is and want to tell you about a book I recently fell in love with. My knowledge about life in Afghanistan was limited to news blurbs and short website articles. This all changed when […]

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Why #AdultsNeedDiverseBooksToo

Adults Need Diverse Books Too-From Left to Write #AdultsNeedDiverseBooksToo

As much as the news outlets like to tout it, reading isn’t dead. At least once a week, a Facebook friend will ask for book recommendations. Social media has made reading more social. We share status updates about our current reads, rave about books we love, and even track our reading progress all through social […]

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Summer Reading Challenge Week #2 Check-In

Can you believe we just wrapped up our second week of the Summer Reading Challenge for Adults? It’s never too late join, so head over to the main challenge page to sign-up. Those who sign-up via the form are eligible for prizes you can only win via our challenge newsletter. (Make sure you read today’s newsletter!) […]

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