Guest Author: Joanne Levy

Guest Author: Joanne Levy

Joanne Levy is guest author of #LitChat at 4 p.m. ET on January 16, 2017. Follow #LitChat on Twitter, or login to our dedicated channel at www.twubs.com/litchat. Twelve-year-old Kat woos the boy next door on behalf of her best friend, and in the process realizes that...
Guest Host: Amy Poeppel

Guest Host: Amy Poeppel

Amy Poeppel is guest author in #LitChat at 4 p.m. ET on January 9, 2017. Follow #LitChat on Twitter, or login to our dedicated feed at www.twubs.com/litchat.

When ambitious grad student Kate Pearson’s handsome French “almost fiancé” ditches her, she definitely does not roll with the punches, despite the best efforts of family and friends. It seems that nothing will get Kate out of pajamas and back into the world.

Guest Host: Stephanie Austin Edwards

Guest Host: Stephanie Austin Edwards

Stephanie Austin Edwards is guest host of #LitChat at 4 p.m. ET on December 12, 2016. Follow #LitChat on Twitter, or login to our dedicated channel at www.twubs.com/litchat.

Set in the turbulent, colorful 1970’s, What We Set In Motion finds the daughter of a prominent old South Carolina Lowcountry family fleeing to New York’s Greenwich Village in pursuit of a dance career. Cut off by her disapproving father and…

Guest Host: Caroline Nastro

aroline Nastro will visit #LitChat at 4 p.m. ET on November 28, 2016. Follow #LitChat on Twitter, or login to our dedicated channel at www.twubs.com/litchat.

With the holiday gift-giving season upon us we’re featuring a lovely picture book, The Bear Who Couldn’t Sleep, and its author Caroline Nastro in #LitChat. There’s no place like home when it’s time for bed. When Bear can’t sleep, he goes on an adventure and discovers the wonders of New York City—a parade, Central Park, hot dogs…

The Woman Behind Albert Einstein

The Woman Behind Albert Einstein

Hadn’t everything important already been written about the great scientist Albert Einstein and his life? What fresh light could I possibly shed on the iconic man and those lives intertwined with his? These were the questions that plagued me as I dug into the research for my book, The Other Einstein.

Writing and Reading In and Out of Season

Writing and Reading In and Out of Season

Other than seasonal baking (and eating), I’m not particularly adept at holidays. I forget to get cards in the mail. I lag in putting up—and taking down—decorations. If anything, my family is worse, celebrating holidays minimally…

Guest Host: Brandi Granett

Brandi Megan Granett is guest host of #LitChat at 4 p.m. ET on November 14, 2016. Follow #LitChat on Twitter, or login to our dedicated channel at www.twubs.com/litchat.

A poetry professor stumbles into fame as an anonymous online Scrabble® poet in Brandi Megan Granett‘s new novel, Triple Love Score. When playing-by-the-rules poet, Miranda Shane throws out convention and begins to use a Scrabble board instead of paper to write…

Guest Host: Terez Mertes Rose

Terez Mertes Rose is guest host of #LitChat at 4 p.m. ET on November 7, 2016. Follow #LitChat on Twitter, or login to our dedicated channel at www.twubs.com/litchat.

In Terez Mertes Rose‘s new novel, Outside the Limelight, rising ballet star Dena Lindgren’s dream career is knocked off its axis when a puzzling onstage fall results in a crushing diagnosis: a brain tumor. Looming surgery and its long recovery period prompt the company’s artistic director…