Category Archives: Book Reviews

Make Numbers Come Alive by Laura Laing

True confession: I have a huge math phobia. My dad’s a math professor, but no matter how he explained complicated concepts, it didn’t make sense to me. In college, I finally got interested in math when a teacher talked about … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Mystery Series by Rochelle Melander

For years, I created a holiday reading guide, designed to help my readers choose books and music for holiday gifts. This year, the idea of creating one great big list of books for you sounds daunting, so I’m following my heart … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Memoir by Peggy Riley Thomson

I devour memoirs. My shelves are stacked with the life stories of people who successfully survived brain tumors (I Had Brain Surgery, What’s Your Excuse? by Suzy Becker) and raised chickens in their yard (Still Life with Chickens by Catherine … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Summer Heat by Serena Bell

I’m delighted to welcome Serena Bell to the blog again. She’s here to give us an all-new list of romance novels to delve into. Enjoy! Summer Heat by Serena Bell Last summer, I guest-blogged for the Write Now! Coach about … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Cookbooks! with Chelsea Bakes

When I’m not writing, teaching, reading, or chasing kids—I love to bake (even in the summer). I was thrilled to discover that Chelsea Kelly, who I know from the Milwaukee Art Museum, is an avid baker and blogger. (Plus, she’s … Continue reading

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Writers Read Change-Your-Life Books by India Powell

I like books that provide ideas and tools to transform my life. India Powell writes a lovely blog about creating balance in daily life, Lightswitch Life. I am delighted to welcome India to the Write Now! Coach blog to recommend … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Books on Spirituality by Marjorie Wilbur

Don’t you just feel it? The need to pause and reflect without anything tweeting or beeping or ringing at you? I do. For more years than I can count, I have started my day with a spiritual book. My children … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Small Press Books by Peg Rousar-Thompson

Welcome readers and writers. Nearly every Friday this summer, the Write Now! Coach blog is hosting guest posts on what writers read. Today’s post comes from writer and Southport Press editor, Peg Rousar-Thompson. In June, Peg attended the first annual … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Don’t Bother Me, I’m Reading by Rochelle Melander

Writers Read: Don’t Bother Me, I’m Reading! by Rochelle Melander Once I get settled into a book, I hate to leave it for anything including cleaning up spilled milk (isn’t that a nice looking spill?), walking the dog, finding lost … Continue reading

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Writers Read Fantasy

Welcome to Friday and our new series, Writers Read. Congratulations to Barbara Bruneau who won a copy of Bob Sitze’s book on hope. Today’s guest blogger is my friend and colleague, Maggie Lux Cumings. She blogs at Never Done It … Continue reading

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