Category: book clubs

Guest Post: Ralph Webster, Author, A Smile in One Eye: A Tear in the Other

Originally posted on Patrisya M.:
Recently I have posted review of A Smile in One Eye: A Tear in the Other, which became one of my favorite books of 2016. Ralph Webster, the author, kindly accepted my guest post request and today is sharing with…

Thank You to the Girlfriends Book Club!

A heartfelt Thank You to the Girlfriends Book Club – Great Evening – Compelling Discussion!  I am honored that you selected my book.  Wish I could meet with more book clubs! (photo by Anne Snape Parsons)  

Thank you Patrisya!

I do not regret that I spent last days of 2016 on reading A Smile in One Eye, A Tear in the Other because the book was the biggest surprise of the last year! We need more books like A Smile in One Eye,… Continue Reading “Thank you Patrisya!”

Local Books for Holiday Giving

The Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, December 16, 2016 “A Smile in One Eye, a Tear in the Other” by Ralph Webster of Kitty Hawk. A World War II history with implications for today’s refugee crises. Webster tells the story of his father’s family, Jewish by heritage,… Continue Reading “Local Books for Holiday Giving”

Thank You Geeky Bibliophile!

A shout out and thank you to the Geeky Bibliophile!  I hope others will find my answers do justice to the interesting questions asked in the interview this week. Sometimes it is good to sit back and wonder why we do certain things –… Continue Reading “Thank You Geeky Bibliophile!”

Selected Quotes – Feel Free to Share

A number of book clubs have been reading A Smile in One Eye: a Tear in the Other (a semi-finalist in the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards – Memoirs/Biographies).  I felt honored when someone handed me this list of quotes from my book.   “Life… Continue Reading “Selected Quotes – Feel Free to Share”

Thank You to The Escape Book Club

A heartfelt thank you to my friends with The Escape Book Club. It was a wonderful evening – great conversation and provocative discussion.  I felt special to be invited and honored that you selected A Smile in One Eye: a Tear in the Other… Continue Reading “Thank You to The Escape Book Club”

Audio Book Available

The audio version of  A Smile in One Eye is now available at Audible – an Amazon company. A note to my friends…You can download one audio book free when you try Audible for 30 days!  Just be sure to read the fine print!  

Goodreads 2016 Choice Awards – Thank You!

A special thanks to everyone!  A Smile in One Eye: a Tear in the Other finished as a Semi-Finalist in the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards in the category of Best Memoir/Autobiography.  Being in the top 20 was an honor that exceeded every expectation.  I am… Continue Reading “Goodreads 2016 Choice Awards – Thank You!”

Interviewed by Lisa Haselton

Thank you to Lisa Haselton and her Reviews and Interviews Blog. I really enjoyed doing the interview! Hope everyone will check it out and share with others. This whole thing has been quite an adventure!

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