Saturday, April 28, 2012

My Interview with Lisa Jackson is Posted on Bookreporter

My interview with New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson is now available on the Bookreporter website.

In my interview with Jackson I asked about New Orleans, the setting for DEVIOUS, her latest Rick Bentz/Reuben Montoya novel. I also asked Jackson about: how she researches to get details just right, how she gets into the minds of serial killers, her collaboration with her sister Nancy Bush in the Wicked series, and the best writing advice she's ever received.

Over on Bookreporter, you can also read my review of DEVIOUS, which is now available in paperback. Here's an excerpt of what I had to say in my Bookreporter review: "DEVIOUS . . .  takes readers on a journey into the isolated world of a cloistered New Orleans convent filled with deadly secrets. Jackson measures out the right dose of mystery, suspense and romance to create a captivating story of jealousy, lust, murder, redemption and revenge."

Next week I'll post more about my amazing time at the Erma Bombeck Workshop on the campus of the University of Dayton, where Adriana Trigiani was a keynote speaker. And I'll share my thoughts on Trigiani's latest novel, THE SHOEMAKER'S WIFE.


  1. Oh, I've heard Adriana Trigiani speak before - she is so entertaining! I'm on the library list for her new book. :)

    1. Hi Madeline,
      Adriana was an inspiring speaker. I think you'll enjoy her new book.

  2. Sounds like a great book and a great interview. Will check them out.

  3. Donna--You did a marvelous job of "teasing" us--giving us just enough details to make us check out the interview.

    I will also be waiting to hear more details about your trip to Ohio.

  4. Oh, I've just saw The Shoemaker's Wife in the Book Review this morning. Can't wait to read your post about it!

    On to read your interview now.

  5. Sounds like you are back in the saddle for gave us things to look forward to!

  6. That sounds like a great interview! Cant wait to hear your thoughts on the Erma Bombeck workshop.

  7. Sounds interesting!

    Critter Alley

  8. Congratulations, Donna! That is exciting! Will have to hop over and read the review. :)

  9. I'm off to read the interview, Donna. You write a great "teaser" post.

  10. Hi Tammy,
    Thanks. Hope you enjoy.

    Hi Sioux,
    Today I posted more about my trip to Ohio.

    Hi Claudia,
    Thanks. Hope you enjoy.

    Hi Clarissa,
    I posted about the workshop today.

    Hi Pat,

    Hi Karen,
    Thanks. Hope you enjoy.

    Hi Patricia,
    Thanks. I'll have to re-read the post so I remember next time how to write a "teaser" post.


  11. I shall check out the interview. Sounds great.


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