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Author News & Interviews

Interview: M. J. Rose, author of Lip Service

Nov 19, 1999

November 19, 1999

M. J. Rose, author of LIP SERVICE, had the unique experience of being a self-published author who broke all records by self-promoting her book online, and then wooing mainstream publishers. Find out the secrets of her success, hear firsthand advice about writing and self-publishing, her thoughts about the Internet and the way it's changing publishing, and the juicy details about her novel, LIP SERVICE.

Interview: Sandra Brown, author of The Alibi

Oct 29, 1999

October 29, 1999

When THE ALIBI came out, TBR Executive Producer Carol Fitzgerald devoured it in a weekend. A longtime Sandra Brown fan, Fitzgerald thinks THE ALIBI is her best book. In this interview, find out about Sandra's new book, what she thinks of all those Harry Potters on the New York Times bestseller lists, her unusual pets, if she can keep a secret, and more. Don't miss this heart to heart between TBR's founder and the diva of romantic suspense.

Interview: Nicholas Sparks, author of A Walk to Remember

Oct 29, 1999

Nicholas Sparks is back with A WALK TO REMEMBER, another romantic novel to capture our hearts. He's already got a hold on ours --- we've reviewed all of his books and this is our fourth interview with this bestselling author. Carol Fitzgerald, TBR's Executive Producer read A WALK TO REMEMBER and interviewed Sparks on everything from the power of first love to movie rights.

Interview: Faye Kellerman, author of Jupiter's Bones

Oct 8, 1999

October 8, 1999

TBR Reviewer Jill Zaklow dove into Faye Kellerman's novel JUPITER'S BONES with the relish of an avid fan and eagerly volunteered to do the interview. JUPITER'S BONES is the 11th book in Kellerman's popular Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus series, thrillers that always contain a family element that keeps things sizzling in and out of the Decker-Lazarus household. Find out if Kellerman will ever retire her fictional husband and wife team, the behind the scenes scoop about her own marriage (Faye is married to bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman) and more about her book JUPITER'S BONES in this interview.

Interview: Gail Tsukiyama, author of The Language of Threads

Sep 8, 1999

September 8, 1999

TBR Senior Writer Jana Siciliano and Dana Schwartz are loyal fans of Gail Tsukiyama's engaging fiction so it was easy for them to come up with questions for the author about her book, THE LANGUAGE OF THREADS. In this book, Tsukiyama revisits her beloved Pei from WOMEN OF THE SILK. Find out what happens to Pei, Tsukiyama's inspirations, her favorite writers, the feedback from her Asian audience, what book has most of a chance to become a movie, and much more in this interview.