Author Interview: Janet Evanovich

She spent 10 years trying to write The Great American Novel and garnered a boxful of rejection letters along the way.  After shifting gears in the late 80s to try her hand at romance novels, this fellow Jersey Girl sold her first manuscript. 24 years and almost 40 books later, Janet Evanovich is a New […]

Looking Forward To…

With the days of the school year dwindling (12 and counting), I’ve started working on a list of books to read over the summer. Nothing heralds the arrival of summer in New Jersey better than the newest installment of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series.  Admittedly, my anticipation has dropped off a bit in recent years–I […]

Serial Killer: When to "off" a series novel.

Last week, Janet Evanovich’s most recent Stephanie Plum novel, Finger Lickin’ Fifteen, was released and I wasn’t first on line to purchase it.  In fact, it’s now 9 days later and I still haven’t picked up the book–and I saw it in my travels to Costco, Target, and Borders yesterday. Evanovich’s ‘numbers novels’ (and more recent marketing […]