Taking a Second Look at Self-Publishing

Taking a Second Look at Self-Publishing

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of hearing cookbook author and food writer Julie Van Rosendaal speak about a plate full of things including our relationship with food, book distribution, clean eating, cookbook production, and self-publishing. All the things she...
Book Review: Daisy in Exile by J.T. Allen

Book Review: Daisy in Exile by J.T. Allen

Soo….this is a review of a self-published book, which my loyal readers will know I don’t typically do. My reasons for not reviewing self-published books are mainly bound up in the fact that I used to work in the publishing industry, but every once in a...
Book Review: American Female by Emily Carpenter

Book Review: American Female by Emily Carpenter

I’ve been struggling to form a definitive opinion on American Female by Emily Carpenter. I don’t review self-published books like this very often, but Carpenter sent me a lovely, personal email asking me to consider reviewing it awhile back. She then...
Book Review: Clarence Olgibee by Alan S. Kessler

Book Review: Clarence Olgibee by Alan S. Kessler

I am so conflicted about this book, but in a good way. I was hesitant to review it because it’s self published, and I don’t typically agree to review self-published books for a host of reasons, the main one being I used to work in traditional publishing,...

Book Review: Wes Side Story by Wes Funk

I’m writing this review in December 2014, although I don’t expect to post this until April 2015 or later (side note; my predictions were correct, as I’m posting this on May 21!) The wait is due to the fact that I’ve read Wes Side Story as part...