12 Mystery Writer of America Grand Masters, dozens of Global Bestselling Authors, over 300 NYT Bestselling Authors, Celebrities,
Sports & Military Heroes, hundreds of Debut & Indie Authors--and even the US Poet Laureate!
Michael Kiel’s CHALLENGE THE MOMENT was selected as the winner of the 2nd Annual PatZi Award.
Listeners were impressed with Michael’s courage and good humor when he was a gust on Joy on Paper. Once they read the book, they felt humbled by a man who has never lost the joy of living.
This comment by a reviewer says it all:
“That is the inspiration of this story. He maintained love in his heart and left anger and retribution behind in the dust I recognize the influence of his parents in shaping his world view.” – Paul Looney
It was an honor to speak to Peter Riva about the many hats he wears–literary agent, bestselling author, and grandson of Marlene Dietrich.
Here is Part 1 of our interview where we discuss one of his ‘hats’ — that of being a literary agent:
Loved talking to Jack Kavanagh about Ireland. Twas a grand day!
1st in what will become a big hit with readers!
A favorite guest ! Ed Hajim is so delightful--and we have so much in common.
Enjoy this trailer for Douglas Brunt’s new book… pre-order now.
NYT bestselling author, Douglas Brunt was the Special Guest for
Joy on Paper’s
8th Anniversary March 16 2023
Davon Miller reviews books for children.
One of Joy on Paper’s Favorite Guests
Narrator o of
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
read by Nicholas Guy Smith for Joy on Paper.
Set in Bavaria. We agree that King Ludwig one of the most interesting characters in history. A great international thriller
Author of The Other Boleyn Girl, talks about her new novel: DOWNLANDS... A continuation of her epic story.
No one makes LA as fascinating at Robert Crais. It's always fun to listen to him talk about Elvis Cole & Joe Pike.
As the host of Joy on Paper, I read hundreds of books a year. Having been in the film business I get excited when I come across a book that has potential. Here are a few books that I “see” as films in my head and worthy projects…
Entertain us. Inspire us. Make us laugh or cry, but for goodness sakes — make something original! No more Wuthering Heights, please!
Worthy McGuire - a heart-warming story of a family. WWII vet, Worthy intends to keep a promise he made on D-Day--and no one will stop him.Click Here
In 1981 Jenna celebrates her 18th birthday - and so her story begins with one of the best first sentences ever! A Romantic Comedy set in NYC,.Click Here
Nick Farmer is an iconic figure for of a Wall Street trader in 2008. When the world started to collapse he had to decide what side of good he was...Click Here
Dashing young hero, Will Cushing's daring exploits on land & sea saved a divided nation. An inspiring hero. Inspiration for Luke Skywalker.Click Here
An over eager TV writer meets an enigmatic enchantress on location in Florida. Darkly amusing with Hollywood production backdrop.Click Here
Delia Ephron, a bestselling NYT author is a also a screenwriter. Her films include You’ve Got Mail and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. In Siracusa she is a rather dark look at marriage set in the unusual city in Sicily.
My Life in Full is written and perfectly narrated by Indra Nooyi, the former CEO of PepsiCo. Not many business memoirs make you laugh and cry. A touching story of the first woman of color to head a major US corporation.
Beautifully narrated books that
will enrich your life!
The Last Mona Lisa by Jonathan Santlofer is a dual time–Paris of today and the Paris of 1900s when the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre Museum. A tense thriller by the award-winning crime writer.
Robert Dilenschneider has helped thousands of people develop their careers. In Decisions he shares what he has discovered behind the success of 23 remarkable people whose choices in life changed the world.
Operation Rolling Thunder during the Vietnam War was a costly mistake. My story reveals the courage of the pilots and their groundcrews. They were heroes They were let down….
I am honored that a listener, Andrea Hiotis, is such a fan of Joy on Paper that she journals the program. She is a talented artist and has created a delightful journal celebrating my guests. Have a look, it’s great!
The PatZi Prize comes with a cash award. The winners of the “Rising Star Prize” authors are those who have just started on the path we call JOY ON PAPER. Sponsored in 2022 by author Rita Moreau in honor of her husband, George.
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