Amy McDougall, Master Matchmaker

It’s easy to overlook small publishers; they haven’t got the marketing resources to help their books leap out in front of readers. Today I’m spotlighting a book from one of these small but mighty publishers, Fitzroy Books.   “Amy McDougall, Master Matchmaker,” by...

Unlucky Stars? Depends on Your View…

The flap copy of Gillian McDunn’s latest, “These Unlucky Stars,” intrigued me because the main character didn’t feel like she fit in with the rest of her family, but I didn’t expect to be sucked in so quickly.  The story starts like this: “You can measure how lucky...