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Jonathan Santlofer – The Widower’s Notebook: A Memoir

The word “Joy” has always meant so much to me — and so I feel a special connection to Jonathan Santlofer  because his wife’s name was Joy. Jonathan has been a guest on Joy on Paper several times and it was an honor to have him back on the program to talk about his latest book, The Widower’s Notebook. It is a …

Tracey Hecht – The Nocturnals

Roslyn Franken – Meant to Be

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Bye, bye, Judith – The One Time I Saw Judith Krantz

It was with deep regret that I read about the death of Judith Krantz on June 22, 2019. Why hadn’t I asked her to be a guest? She was 91 years old and probably would have liked to be asked to do an interview. One of the problems for authors is that unless they have a new release, they are …

Four Years of Joy…

Alan Bean – The Man I Knew

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CAROL J. PERRY Witch City Mysteries Most folks associate the city of Salem with witches, but for Lee Barrett, it’s home. After being away for several years, she returns. Jobless. Her Aunt Ibby welcomes her back with open arms, but finding a job as a television reporter is not as easy. The only job offer is to replace the ‘psychic’ …

PatZi’s Pix for Flix

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Hello, Hollywood! PatZi’s Pix for Flix…

Hey, all my old friends — hopefully, some of you remember me, but it’s been years since three of my spec scripts were optioned and appeared in a full-page ad in the Hollywood Reporter. Sadly, they went into turnaround — along with a script-for-hire based on a famous person’s book. A few weeks before the start of production the said VIP …

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Joe Yogerst – 100 Parks 5000 Ideas

WHERE TO GO, WHEN TO GO, WHAT TO SEE, WHAT TO DO Joe Yogerst has come out with a book that everyone can enjoy. I love this guy! He’s brilliant. Not only did he find a career that he loves — but he started planning for it from the time he was a little boy reading those lovely yellow National Geographic magazines. …

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Story Behind the Book – Andrew Scott Cooper’s The Fall of Heaven

With all the events occurring in Iran it is important to have a look back in history — to the days of the downfall of the Shah of Iran. It is vital that we understand the importance of Iran and the changes that are taking place. So I was so happy to talk to Andrew Scott Cooper about his his brilliant book about …

BookBuzzes with Rita Moreau

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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, …

Here’s the Buzz on Granny’s Got a Gun

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PatZi & Pekka Loved Bouchercon2018

Pekka (The Baraga Bear) and I had so much fun at Bouchercon2018 – we are already planning to go to Bouchercon2019 which will be held in Dallas. Pekka fell in love  with Tasha Alexander — she’s so beautiful! And I love her Lady Emily Mystery series. Tasha’s Lady Emily Mysteries series is so much fun.  Visit her website: www.tashaalexander.com    …

Linda Tincu Peno – Quiet Refuge

Mark LaPorta – Probability Shadow