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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Elizabeth Strout, author of Amy and Isabelle

Feb 1, 2000

There is an audible buzz around about Elizabeth Strout's debut novel AMY AND ISABELLE, a story about the complex relationship between one mother and her teenage daughter. What is the cause for this clamor? Elizabeth Strout hopes it's because she cares so deeply for her characters, and in turn her readers care about the story. We agree --- but would add that it is also an amazingly well-written story. It leaves you wanting to read more by this talented author.

Interview: Jonathan Kellerman, author of Monster

Dec 10, 1999

December 10, 1999

In his latest thriller, MONSTER, Jonathan Kellerman's reoccurring psychologist Alex Delaware is back on the job, searching for a killer who brutally murdered another psychologist. TBR Senior Writer Joe Hartlaub delved into the mind of Kellerman --- the author and psychologist --- and into the heart of his new book in this insightful interview. Find out why Kellerman keeps Delaware in the City of Angels, his views as a psychologist on mood altering drugs, how to raise your kid to be the 'good guy' of his novels as opposed to the monsters, and much more.

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: 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: 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.