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Podcast Interview with Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen

If you’ve ever visited carp(e) libris reviews before, then you know I usually review books from the indie publishers: literary fiction and nonfiction, memoirs, works recently translated to English, even art books. But did you know I’m a sucker for thrillers and mysteries too? My shelves are not only lined with the [...]

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A Cartography of Peace by Jean L. Connor

Sometimes the author is as fascinating as the book. In the case of the poetry book A Cartography of Peace, I find myself drawn to both poet and poems. Jean L. Connor writes poetry befitting of its title, filled with a peaceful calmness that is lacking in most of our days. Her prose focus [...]

The Logan Topographies by Alena Hairston

If you’re searching for a book of poetry that is both beautiful to read and expanding to the mind, The Logan Topographies delivers on both counts. In a rhythmical and flowing voice, this poetry collection describes a West Virginian mining town and the difficulties to the ethnic groups who make their living in coal mining. [...]

An Interview with Dorene O’Brien

Yesterday I posted my review of the book Voices of the Lost and Found by Dorene O’Brien. (If you haven’t entered to win the book yet, make sure you do!) Today I have the interview with Dorene, as promised. If you’re a writer, reading these interviews with the authors can really give [...]

An Interview with Author Dedra Johnson

Yesterday I reviewed the book Sandrine’s Letter for Tomorrow. Today I have a special interview with the author, Dedra Johnson. I love to find out how an author goes about constructing a story, especially when it’s a book I enjoyed as much as this one.
Now let’s see what Dedra had to say:

(e): [...]

An Interview with Joe Borri

Last week I reviewed Joe Borri’s short story collection entitled Eight Dogs Named Jack. Due to the fantastic response in that review and giveaway, I have a special follow-up interview with the author.
(e): I recently reviewed your book, and I loved it. Could you give us your description of Eight Dogs Named Jack?
JB: [...]