Book Events

Book Event: Books by the Banks Book Festival


Here it is! The moment you have all be waiting for!  Well maybe not, but this is definitely a post that I have been looking forward to writing & posting 🙂

Below I talk about meeting authors like Maggie Stiefvater, Jenny Lawson, Tiffany McDaniel, Mindy McGinnins, and many more…

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Author Interviews

Author Interview: Tiffany McDaniel, Author of The Summer That Melted Everything


A few weeks ago I posted my book review for The Summer That Melted Everything on my blog.  In case you missed it, you can read my full review here → Book Review: The Summer that Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel.

Here is an excerpt of my review:

This book is a powerful piece of fiction (…) McDaniel is dauntless when it comes to her writing, it seems nothing is off limits. This book reminded me of a mix of two classic books; I am reminded of the struggle of good over evil (racism) in To Kill a Mockingbird crossed with the mob mentality we see in The Crucible.  McDaniel’s writing is unlike any other author I’ve ever read before.  It is profound, raw, and beautifully lyrical.  With The Summer That Melted Everything, she has crafted an important parable, a story that is meant to teach an important lesson (…) this book was meant to be read.

In my review, I also mentioned that this is one of my favorite reads of 2016.  I was given the opportunity to ask the author, Tiffany McDaniel, a few questions and am excited to be able to share her answers with you today…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Literary Fiction

Book Review: The Summer that Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel


“I’m so happy this book was written.”

This was my first thought after finishing The Summer That Melted Everything.  I am going to do my best to do this book justice, however I could never write anything that would accurately depict all my feelings about this book…

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