Category: Book_clubs

Thank You Island Bookstore!

Have to admit it was a very strange feeling seeing my book so prominently displayed in a bookstore today!  Lots of visitors on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.  Great response to the book signing!  Thank you to the Island Bookstore!

Thank You IndieView!

Thank You IndieView for publishing the interview this week!

2017 or 1933? Does History Repeat?

“I can’t recite the chronology or elaborate on the facts. I can’t explain the reasons or defend how we lived our lives. What I can tell you is how the events of 1933 sowed the seeds that fundamentally changed our future, that there was… Continue Reading “2017 or 1933? Does History Repeat?”

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)  

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!  

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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