Recent Guests

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Jill D. Block – A Chip Off the Old Block

Jill Block's Father is MWA Grand Master, Lawrence Block Jill Block and her father, MWA Grand Master Lawrence Block, are the second father and daughter team to be guests on Joy on Paper. (Several months ago Laura Resnick joined her father, Mike Resnick, the award winning Sci-Fi author. I really enjoyed talking to Jill about her contribution to a great …

Phillip Vega – A First Love Story

Dr. E – Or Up, Up and Away with Dr. Bethany Ehlmann

Sam Boush – All Systems Down

Gretchen Rubin – The Happy Blogger


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Peter Mayle – Au Revoir to a Brilliant Talent

Peter Mayle – A Sad Loss The death of Peter Mayle, the author the bestselling memoir, “A Year in Provence,” is a great loss to the world of books. His endearing story of how he, an English advertising executive, moved to the south of France to live a quiet life as a novelist has amused readers since its release in 1989. …

Sarah Jessica Parker – A Writer’s Best Friend?


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John Hart – The Rush to The Hush

Scary things happen in the Hush… Is it a swamp? Or a new dimension? For those who have read The Last Child, you will recognize many of the characters in this continuation of the story of Johnny Merrimon. The new book, The Hush, is a stand alone — but you might want to read The Last Child before John Hart’s newest …

Featured Interviews

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Rick Bava – Boomers Rule

Peg Herring – Nothing Fishy about

Book Buzz

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Rita Moreau – Get Cozy

Rita Moreau, one of Joy on Paper’s special correspondents, met New York Time’s best selling author, Tim Dorsey, at a book signing to celebrate the release of his latest madcap adventure. The Pope of Palm Beach: A Novel features the indomitable Serge A. Storms. Rita loves mysteries. Not only does she love to write them, like in her delightful book, Feisty Nuns, …

MWA Grand Masters

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Mystery Writers of America Grand Masters

Wow! Number Nine! Lee Child is the ninth Mystery Writer of America Grand Master to be a guest on Joy on Paper. It has been such a JOY for me to talk so many of my favorite mystery authors.  I read my first MWA Grand Master when I was just five years old. My mother and her friends were playing …