Leah DeCesare

Author Profiles

Meet the Author: Lorena Hughes – The Sisters of Alameda Street

I’m happy to have met fellow 17Scribes author, Lorena Hughes, this past October in New Mexico at the Women Fiction Writer’s Association retreat. She’s the author of the fantastic historical fiction novel, The Sisters of Alameda Street.  What was your timeline from drafting to publication? Tell us about your publishing journey….

Meet Author Sandi Ward – The Astonishing Thing

I’m so happy to share my interview with fellow 17Scribes debut author, Sandi Ward. She’s a generous, kind, and spirited woman. Her new book,The Astonishing Thing, is original and touching and releases on Halloween – preorder today. Where did the idea for your book originate? The Astonishing Thing started out as…

Interview with Devin Murphy – THE BOAT RUNNER

Devin Murphy’s debut novel is out one week from today on Tuesday, September 5. He’s another on of my fellow 17Scribes authors who I am happy to introduce to you with today’s interview. Pre-order The Boat Runner now or find it in stores next week. What advice would you give…

Interview with Anna Dowdall – AFTER THE WINTER

Happy Book Birthday, Anna Dowdall! Her debut novel, After the Winter, releases today. Anna and I are both part of a fabulous group of debut novelists all releasing in 2017 – 17Scribes – find us on Facebook or the 17Scribes website. Where did the idea for your book originate? I…

Interview With Haley Harrigan – SECRETS OF SOUTHERN GIRLS

Haley Harrigan‘s debut novel, SECRETS OF SOUTHERN GIRLS releases today, June 6, 2017. Happy Pub Day, Haley! On with the interview … What was your timeline from drafting to publication? Tell us about your publishing journey. It’s complicated! I first started toying with the idea that became SECRETS OF SOUTHERN…

June Book Events

It’s going to be a fun month of book events! In addition to these events, I am excited to attend two June book clubs to chat about Forks, Knives, and Spoons with readers. Two of these event will be with some of my fellow 17Scribes – At the KGB Bar,…

Interview With Emily Cavanagh – THE BLOOM GIRLS

Emily Cavanagh‘s debut novel, The Bloom Girls, released on March 14, 2017 from Lake Union Publishing. The cover immediately drew me in but then the story did even more. I’m happy to interview my fellow 17Scribes author, Emily Cavanagh. Enjoy! What was your timeline from drafting to publication? Tell us…

Meet Jenni Walsh – BECOMING BONNIE

Today is #BonnieandClydeversary and we’re celebrating with Jenni Walsh, debut author of Becoming Bonnie. Jenni is one of the five 2017 Debs of The Debutante Ball and a fellow 17Scribes author. Today is the anniversary of when Bonnie and Clyde’s life on the lam came to an end. What was…

Interview With Laura Heffernan – AMERICA’S NEXT REALITY STAR

I’m so happy to have Laura Heffernan here, a fellow 17Scribes author. Her debut novel, America’s Next Reality Star, released on March 7, 2017, and if you love romance and any reality TV show, add this book to your summer reading list. Now, my interview with Laura: What was your…

Dawn Lerman – My Fat Dad

In her best selling book, My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes (Berkley Books), New York Times wellness blogger and nutritionist Dawn Lerman shares her food journey and that of her father, a copywriter from the “Mad Men” era of advertising. Dawn spent her childhood…