Tag Archives: Janet Evanovich

Guest: Author Diane Vallere

  I seem to be inexplicably drawn lately to writers from Pennsylvania, and today’s guest lived even closer to my mother’s people than most. Diane Vallere comes right from my mother’s neck of the woods. Indeed, my mother once lived … Continue reading

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Traveling Buddies

This week, our resident hound put forth an intriguing hypothetical question: You’re stuck in a minivan, for a LOOOONNNNGGG road-trip and you can’t drive. Which three people (living or dead, famous or not) would you prefer to travel with? The … Continue reading

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My Go-to Book Gifts

This is the season of weddings, graduations, and a host of other celebrations. We often bring gifts to these gatherings, and since all of us here at Four Foxes, One Hound have close personal relationships with books I thought it would … Continue reading

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Heroes and….Heroines?

This week we are discussing our favorite literary heroes and heroines… do we use the word “heroine” anymore? Is it considered sexist, like “poetess”, “authoress” and “actress”? It’s ironic, really, that it was ever used because “Hero” in mythology was, … Continue reading

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Good Books,Good Movies?

This week’s question is: What books do we think would make good movies? That is harder to answer than I first thought. There is usually a great deal of change between book and getting it to the screen. In some … Continue reading

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The Egg and I

This week we are talking about movies we have seen because we read the books on which they were based, Next time, we’ll discuss reading books after having seen its movie. I am not only an avid reader, I love … Continue reading

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List-Ten

I am usually left out of many of the Facebook writer’s challenges because although I am a published writer, I am not a published book author. However, a rather famous author of my personal acquaintance recently hit me topic: Ten … Continue reading

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