Fiction Gift Book Ideas for Middle-Grade & Teens Readers ~ A Guest Post

I don’t have the opportunity to read much non-adult fiction, but my friend Traci Cothran does. She and her daughter are avid readers and today she’s sharing her bookish gift giving guide for all those who love to read middle-grade and teen fiction. Thanks, Traci! Culled from recent pubs, here’s read-and-true list of gift ideas […]

Under the Influence: When Books Inspire

A Chat with Xe Sands (and a Delicious Giveaway) Today I have the pleasure of spending some time with audiobook narrator Xe Sands talking about milestones, books that inspire, and the reading life. I hope you enjoy the conversation and the enter to win our The Art Forger prize pack. Xe’s including cookies! Yum! Literate Housewife: […]

Lost Fragrances ~ A Guest Post by M.J. Rose

I’ve been fascinated with lost fragrances since long before I started writing The Book of Lost Fragrances… since I found a bottle of perfume on my great grandmother’s dresser that had belonged to her mother in Russia. Here is one of those lost fragrances that stirs the senses and the imagination… (reasearched and described with […]

The Temptations of Research ~ A Guest Post & Giveaway from Eva Stachniak

Today it is my pleasure to welcome novelist Eva Stachniak to Literate Housewife. She is celebrating the publication of The Winter Palace, a book I reviewed earlier this week as part of her book tour. I hope you enjoy Eva’s post as much as I did. It provides interesting insight to The Winter Palace and it’s […]

On My List: A Heroic New Year ~ A Guest Post by Erin Blakemore

It is my great privilege to have Erin Blakemore visiting here on New Year’s Day to discuss heroic New Year’s Resolutions: On My List: A Heroic New Year One of the benefits of having written a book about literary heroines and kick-ass authors? No excuses. One of the drawbacks of having written a book about literary […]

Place Matters, A Guest Post from Kelly O’Connor McNees

Last spring, I had the good fortune to read an ARC of The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott as part of an online book club held by Trish from Hey Lady, Whatcha Readin’?.  I jumped at the chance to take part because I loved Little Women while I was growing up and the novel’s […]

Guest Post from Dana Precious, Author of Born Under a Lucky Moon

When I first discovered Dana Precious and learned that she grew up in Muskegon, MI, I knew had to get in touch with her. I wanted to know how growing up in Michigan impacted her writing and she graciously agreed to write a guest post for The Literate Housewife Review. When asked about how growing […]

Writing The Brothers Boswell ~ A Guest Post by Philip Baruth

When I got offered a copy of The Brothers Boswell by Philip Baruth by Sarah at Soho Press, I knew that this would be a great book for the Historical Fiction Lovers Book Club.  I responded back that I would love a chance to read it and then make that our September selection.  The Brothers […]

My Grandmother’s Journal

It is with great pleasure that I announce The Literate Housewife Review’s very first guest post by Diana M. Raab, the author of Regina’s Closet: Finding My Grandmother’s Secret Journal. I hope that you enjoy her reflections on her grandmother and how she encouraged the young writer in Diana: At the age of ten years […]