Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

Fury, Rebirth, and Coconut Cake with Kristan Higgins

Ashley interviewed Kristan Higgins about her novel OUT OF THE CLEAR BLUE SKY. In the conversation, Kristan shares writing about midwifery, embracing fury, the absurdity of social media, Cape Cod, and the power of coconut cake.  Book content warning: Rape, miscarriage, abuse, mention of suicide, diet, death Resources mentioned: RJ Julia Support and follow our guest …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

What We Inherit From Family with LaToya Watkins

Ashley interviewed LaToya Watkins, author of her debut novel PERISH to be released August 2022. The conversation includes LaToya deciding character names, the importance of saying their names, writing and researching Texas where she is from, and bringing her debut from mind to the page. This was LaToya’s first interview for PERISH.  Book content warning: …

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Blog, Book Reviews

She’s Unlikeable: And Other Lies That Bring Women Down: A Book Review

I was part of the wave in 2020 that binged Indian Matchmaking on Netflix during quarantine. I’m not sure what made me watch except that learning more about matchmaking seemed very fascinating to me. She’s Unlikeable Aparna Shewakramani was someone I was instantly annoyed with. No one was good enough for her. She was too picky. …

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