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Hobbies with Sherry Perkins

First, tell us what your hobbies are.  I like to think of myself as a Renaissance…

The Worst Noel is 99¢!!

This is the last post you’ll get from me today, I swear. The glitch has been…

Great Environmental News for Australia!

We are the World Blogfest #WATWB Welcome to the March installment of the good news blogfest…

Author Spotlight: Nancy Herriman

Today I’m thrilled to welcome author Nancy Herriman to Reade and Write. Besides being a great…

Time for a Book Club Vote!

I’ll be hosting my book club again in April, so I need your help to decide…

Hobbies with Bob Spearman

In this second installment of hobbies shared by readers, I’d like to introduce you to Bob…

Good News for Amazon (the Rainforest, that is)

We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB It’s the last Friday in February, so you know what…

Reading Round-Up: February 2021

February is a short month to begin with, but it seemed even shorter this year. This…

Interview with Stefanie Gouviea

Several weeks ago I put out a call for readers to share their hobbies with all…

Author Spotlight: Sally Cronin

I’m thrilled to host Sally Cronin this week on Reade and Write. Sally is the author…

First Tuesday Recipes: February Edition

I’m thrilled to share a recipe from Darlene Foster today. Thanks for sending it to me,…

Reading Round-Up: January 2021

It’s a brand new year and I’ve promised myself to read 61 books in 2021. If…

Interview with the Pooper Scooper

My guest this week is Elaine Faber, author of The Black Cat Mysteries, the Mrs. Odbody…

Working Without Play?

Do you have a hobby? Something you love to do in your spare time? Something you…

First Tuesday Recipes: January 2021

Happy New Year! I’m eager to begin sharing some of my favorite recipes with you for…

Reading Round-Up: December Edition

It’s almost 2021! This is my last reading round-up for 2020, and pretty soon this year…

Book Blogs to Follow…

…because we don’t have enough to do. This week I’m going to keep it short because…

Candied Citrus Peel

Years ago, my aunt started baking and giving away loaves of stöllen for Christmas. What’s Stöllen?…

A Hidden Gem

As many of you know, I have been working (forever, it feels like) on Book 2…

Author Spotlight: Phyllis Entis with Something Different

This week my guest is author and friend Phyllis Entis, who has a new book coming…

A Day in the Life…in GIFs

The life of a writer is one thrilling day after another. I thought I’d share a…

And the Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s poll to choose the next read for…

Help Me Choose a Book Club Read

I’m hosting book club again in September! You know what that means: you all get to…

Cover Reveal! (and First Tuesday Recipes for August)

I’m thrilled to share the cover of my next release, Ghouls’ Night Out, Book 4 in the…

7 Really Cool Websites

As I was doing research for this post, I realized I should have done it waaay…