Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Lucia from Lucia's Fiction, where she shares her writing journey, including how she signed with a literary agent, and offers incredible advice and tips for writers and authors. Check her out at Lucia's Fiction and, if you're working on querying agents, she's offering to critique it (more details … Continue reading Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

Book Spotlight: Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral by Charles Porter

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The Lily Cafe is pleased to spotlight an existential thriller perfect for Halloween, Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral, by Charles Porter! Title: Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral (The Hearing Voices Series #1) Author: Charles Porter Publisher: Porter Publishing Publication date: May 3, 2015 Genre: Existential Thriller, Fiction About the Book Aubrey Shallcross feels lost after selling his business, … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral by Charles Porter

Book Spotlight: Three Kisses by Heath Daniels

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The Lily Cafe is pleased to spotlight an action packed political thriller, Three Kisses, by Heath Daniels! Title: Three Kisses Author: Heath Daniels Publisher: ITO Press Publication date: August 8, 2019 (2nd edition) Genre: Political Thriller About the Book Three Kisses: The Political Page Turner You’ve Been Looking For! Could International Intrigue possibly result in Tolerance, Respect, and … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Three Kisses by Heath Daniels

Book Spotlight: Flame Vine by Charles Porter

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The Lily Cafe is pleased to spotlight a fiction book that highlights mental health, especially as it pertains to auditory hallucinations, Flame Vine by Charles Porter! Title: Flame Vine Author: Charles Porter Publisher: Self-published Publication date: June 12, 2017 Genre: Fiction About the Book Aubrey Shallcross is a car dealer/saloon singer/rodeo rider/poet whose posse of pals calls itself … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Flame Vine by Charles Porter

Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a guest post by Manik Bal, author of Brothers Sen Gogh, a fiction novel revolving around two brothers, and Whiskey and Suicide and Other Stories, a slice of life story about Indian middle class families. Title: Brothers Sen Gogh Author: Manik Bal Publisher: Nivant Publishing Publication date: February 26, 2021 Genre: Fiction This … Continue reading Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Book Spotlight: The Secret of Plants in the Environment by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay

Book Spotlight for The Secret of Plants in the Environment by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay

Interested in non-fiction and/or nature? Read on! The Lily Cafe is pleased to highlight the non-fiction book The Secret of Plants in the ENVIRONMENT by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay! Title: The Secret of Plants in the ENVIRONMENT Author: Rishikesh Upadhyay, PhD Publisher: Self-published Publication date: April 2, 2020 Genre: Non-fiction, Nature, Environment, Botany About the Book Plants are sessile organisms … Continue reading Book Spotlight: The Secret of Plants in the Environment by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay

Guest Post: Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert

Guest post bu Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a guest post by Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert, which is about a woman's fight for freedom as a refugee in the Middle East. Title: A Lullaby in the Desert Author: Mojgan Azar Publisher: Arkbound Publication date: February 22, 2021 Genre: Women's Adventure Fiction A Lullaby in the Desert … Continue reading Guest Post: Mojgan Azar, author of A Lullaby in the Desert

Guest Post: Kindergarten During the Pandemic by Kimi Ann-Marie

Kindergarten During the Pandemic by Kimi Ann-Marie

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a very timely post from Kimi Ann-Marie, who writes over at Confessions of a Parentless Mother. She's an incredibly strong woman who lost both of her parents before her daughter was born and is now working hard to ensure her Kindergartener is doing as well as she possibly … Continue reading Guest Post: Kindergarten During the Pandemic by Kimi Ann-Marie

Novel Excerpt and Author Interview: Quaking Soul by Jennifer M. Zeiger

Interview with author Jennifer M. Zieger alongside an excerpt

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Jennifer M. Zeiger! Her YA fantasy novel Quaking Soul is set to be released on November 30, 2020 (check out purchase links at the end of this post), but you can enjoy her choose-you-own-adventure novel The Adventure while you wait. Title: Quaking Soul Author: Jennifer M. Zeiger Publisher: Self-published Genre: YA Fantasy This … Continue reading Novel Excerpt and Author Interview: Quaking Soul by Jennifer M. Zeiger

Guest Post: The Darya Nandkarni Cozy Mystery Series by Smita Bhattacharya

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Smita Bhattacharya! She is the author of the cozy Darya Nandkarni mystery series, following the adventures of amateur sleuth Darya across exotic locations around the world. I had the pleasure of reviewing the first novel, Kiss of Salt, and my review can be found here. If you're looking … Continue reading Guest Post: The Darya Nandkarni Cozy Mystery Series by Smita Bhattacharya