Below is an announcement from Wilmington Community Television’s “Book Stew:”
On a gigantic billboard in Times Square is Book Stew returning guest Leesa Cross-Smith’s new novel, Half-Blown Rose! I’m so proud to welcome Leesa back in the August Book Stew episode as we discuss the remarkable success of her latest novel, chosen as Book-of-the-Month by Amazon and Barnes and Noble. The story, set primarily in Paris, features Vincent, a forty-something-year-old woman who is swept off her feet by Luc, a charming student of hers who, coincidentally, is the exact age as her son. Part travelogue, part steamy romance, the book was quite a switch-up for Leesa, who previously set her novels over the course of one weekend, and in her native Kentucky. Check out all of her works at http://www.leesacrosssmith.com (my favorite is her short story collection So We Can Glow).
Click the links and enjoy! We’ve still got a month left of summer!
Eileen MacDougall is the host of 100+ episodes of Book Stew, a 30 minute video and podcast devoted to writing in all forms, featuring authors, playwrights, voice artists, poets, and journalists.
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