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December 16, 2012
Memoirs Aren't Fairytales A Story of Addiction

Chronicling Self Destruction: Memoirs Aren’t Fairytales
A debut novelest captures the tumultuous life of a heroin addict

Let’s start with the answer that everyone wants from Marni Mann: no, she’s not a heroin addict, and she’s never been a heroin addict. But she’s flattered when readers of her debut novel, Memoirs Aren’t Fairytales, ask to see the scars on her arms (there aren’t any of those, […]
January 23, 2012
Beneath the Surface Joya Fields

Beneath the Surface: Finding Inner Strength
Debut romantic suspense novelist introduces an amputee heroine

When Joya Fields was a senior at the University of Maryland, she interned for Easter Seals and met many people with disabilities. It was an eye-opening experience that the book-loving English major drew on years later for her first novel, Beneath the Surface, which released this month from The Wild Rose Press. […]