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NEW REVIEW OF CG

Much to my surprise – and satisfaction – there’s a new 4-star review of CHANUKAH GUILT on Amazon:
Nice light read

By MBHK, on July 14, 2016

This is a really cute book. I’m not Jewish, but this has broad appeal. I loved reading about what a rabbi does and how a congregation works. Who knew? And the murder mystery is good. The protagonist is a little annoying and exasperating at times, but I guess that’s her job. She’s also very lovable.

AND ANOTHER GUEST BLOG GIG

Lois Winston, author of the Anastasia Pollack Craft series, has a new blog feature: “Favorites, Failures, and Frustrations.” I am honored to be her first guest blogger with a rumination on the frustration and ultimate failure I suffered trying to learn how to play the piano when I was in my 50s. Read all about it at:

http://anastasiapollack.blogspot.com/2016/05/favorites-failures-frustrations-guest_4.html?m=1

DO MYSTERY WRITERS READ MYSTERIES?

If you are curious as to whether mystery writers read mysteries, please check out my latest blog entry for Oak Tree Press: http://otpblog.blogspot.com/2016/04/do-mystery-writers-read-mysteries.html?m=1

NEWEST GUEST BLOG

What do a cozy-ish police procedural and Games of Thrones have in common? Read my latest guest blog on fellow author James Callan’s site (http://www.jamesrcallan.com/blog) to find out “The Secret to Writing a Story People Will Read.” But you’ll have to read to the end before it’s revealed.

NOW ON NOOK

Nice way to start the day: the award-winning (best in show … I mean, of year … from Public Safety Writers Association) UNLEAVENED DEAD has joined its predecessor CHANUKAH GUILT on Nook. Thanks again, Jeana Lynn Lomprez, for all your hard work for Oak Tree Press authors.http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unleavened-dead-ilene-schneider/1110291707?ean=2940157889470

WHAT WAS THE MOST DARING THING I’VE DONE?

Actually, the most stupid. The most daring is when Gary and I visited with Refusniks in Moscow and Leningrad during Chanukah 1980. But you can read about the most stupid – plus the answers to 11 other questions – on
Holli Castillo’s blog: http://www.gumbojustice.blogspot.com/2014/04/ilene-schneider-twelve-question-tuesday.html?m=1

NEW GUEST BLOG ON OTP

Tomorrow (Sunday, Sept. 22), click onto the OTP Blog (http://otpblog.blogspot.com/) to read my latest guest blog: WHEN WELL-KNOWN AUTHORS FALL SHORT. I vent my frustration that bestselling authors seem to be held to lower standards than the rest of us. (Examples cited, but no names named.)

Here’s the direct link: http://otpblog.blogspot.com/2013/09/when-well-known-authors-fall-short.html?m=1

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