Tuesday, December 23, 2008

What is Malena Lott reading?

Today's featured contributor at Writers Read: Malena Lott, author of The Stork Reality and Dating da Vinci.

Her entry begins:
The Mighty Queen of Freeville: a Mother, A Daughter, and the People Who Raised Them, a memoir by Amy Dickinson, author of the syndicated advice column "Ask Amy" (who replaced the coveted Ann Landers spot) and NPR contributor.

I haven't read many memoirs, because I'm usually so busy reading non-fiction books on psychology, business or sociology and, of course, tons of great fiction. But I was pleased to be sent Dickinson's book for review, and within the first chapter it's apparent why she was selected to be the "next Ann Landers." Her story...[read on]
Read an excerpt from Dating da Vinci, and learn more about the author and her work at Malena Lott's website and blog.

Among the praise for Dating da Vinci:
"Malena Lott's charming, heartfelt novel about how grieving widow Ramona Elise gets her groove back will have you cheering bravissimo as she experiences her own Renaissance, courtesy of one very hot Leonardo da Vinci."
--Jenny Gardiner, award-winning author of Sleeping with Ward Cleaver
The Page 69 Test: Dating da Vinci.

My Book, The Movie: Dating da Vinci.

Writers Read: Malena Lott.

--Marshal Zeringue