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Holiday On-line Book Fair!



                          Happy Holidays!



Hi everyone, welcome to my annual book fair!

The last winning trivia question answer is A Rose in Bloom. 

The trivia game is over, but the fun is not, there are so many wonderful books here, check them out!





Welcome to  my on-line Christmas Day Blog Book Fair. We have a great mix of books here. All kinds, for all tastes. So please browse and choose a wonderful book to keep you entertained!


Below Frosty here are the books for sale;  I have them separated by category (in Red) so you can easily find the books you like. Once you find the book you would like to buy just click the sell link that you prefer. Enjoy!


Laughs, Luck…and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time (with “I LOVE LUCY’s Lost Scenes” and rare Lucille Ball audio)

Jess Oppenheimer, the man Lucille Ball called the “brains” of “I Love Lucy”, gives us a rare first-hand look at television history as it was being made. A rich entertainment resource, “Laughs, Luck…and Lucy” features a hilarious memoir, and scores of rare photos, three never-before-published scripts (including the only “I Love Lucy” script that Lucy or Desi ever refused to perform), plus links to web-based audio of Lucy’s classic radio comedy performances, unheard for more than 40 years! 


I Love Lucy: The Untold Story Audible Audiobook by Jess Oppenheimer.

Your exclusive backstage pass to the creation of I Love Lucy: I Love Lucy: Behind the Scenes, by Jess Oppenheimer with Gregg Oppenheimer – Winner, Listen Up Awards Best Pop Culture Audiobook of the Year.  Full-cast performance of Gregg Oppenheimer’s play I Love Lucy: The Untold Story! 15-minute Bonus Track: never-before-released 1961 interview with Jess Oppenheimer about the creation of I Love Lucy.


I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom; By  L.A. Theatre Works;

The onscreen pairing of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz is at the heart of one of the most popular TV shows in history. Who would have thought that to get on the air, they had to battle both a network and a sponsor who thought the show couldn’t possibly succeed? Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer – son of I Love Lucy’s creator Jess Oppenheimer – spins the hilarious true story behind America’s beloved TV comedy.




Entering My Second Half by Sherri Rabinowitz; 

What follows are fascinating bits and bobs of my life. The things I have done, the people I have met, the places I have been.  I have re-0-entering-my-second-half-post-cardwritten the goals of my life and these experiences helped me formed them. As I write this I began to realize I have lead a hell of life!



Children’s Books

Planets of the Week

A children’s book created to share the sacred truths about how each day of the week is named after a Planet. 
Each planet’s ancient symbol is depicted and the energy of the planet is expressed in the sentence across each page.

ABC Affirmations

Introducing positive daily affirmations with Sacred Geometry through the manifestation of the Flower of Life. This ancient symbol is created page after page by adding a new circle with each new letter of the alphabet. Showcasing the Seed of Life on the 7th letter G & the full Flower of Life design by the letter Z. These affirmations are powerful life-affirming statements that inspire the readers’ human experience, children and adults alike! 

Shalilly by Elizabeth Gracen;

In the heart of ancient Delphi, Fippa, a sixteen-year-old misfit mystic with unusual gifts, stands at the edge of a cosmic pool, ready to drown. Her sacrifice is the only way to open the portal within the water’s black depths and the only chance she has to bring the young warrior, Ision, back to Earth before Darkness annihilates Love from the Cosmos. https://www.amazon.com/Shalilly-Elizabeth-Gracen-ebook/dp/B01FG5QX6I/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

The Snitch, The Witch, and The One Who Was Rich is more than a children’s story book or children’s literature. It has deep philosophical themes for adults as well. It’s a mixture of a Mother Goose nursery rhyme, Dr. Suess, and Harry Potter. It’s for all ages! It is also a conversation piece and a coffee table book. Explore the magical world of Moonwood in this modern day fantasy classic!
Crisscross Applesauce by Cherrye S. Vasquez Ph.D.
The teacher was shocked to learn that the girls were bickering amongst themselves. Pinching? Spitting? Pulling braided ponytails? On no! Could there be a bully in the learning group?
The Christmas Swap by Cherrye S. Vasquez Ph.D.
Was Mrs. Claus hearing things? Did Santa Claus really want to swap jobs with her this year? What in North Pole was Santa thinking?
Santa’s Super Sleigh! by Cherrye S. Vasquez Ph.D.
Did Carli hear what she thought she heard? What were those reindeer plotting? Of course they meant well, but would they change Santa’s magical ride forever?

A Kitty’s View: An interactive children’s book by Sherri Rabinowitz and Illustrated by Anja Gruber;

00-xena-coverA Kitty’s View; An interactive children’s book is for kindergarten children and older. Though it is full of fun it is secretly teaching some lessons, shhhhhh.



Different Is Beautiful: A love note to the children of the world! By Sherri Rabinowitz and Illustrated by Anja Gruber;

a square teddy cover_bearb (2)Sherri Rabinowitz and Anja Gruber has found a unique way to encourage self-esteem in little ones while helping them develop a sense of appreciation and respect for everyone and everything in the world around them. A portion of the proceeds will go to anti-bullying charities.


Fantasy/ Science Fiction

Deep Echoes

Caitlin Benoit finds her blood quickened by a new, intriguing site. An initial exploration leads to the discovery of a mysterious river rock with peculiar etchings. Puzzled, she breaks all the rules to examine the stone closer.

The journey begins with a backpack and lip gloss.


Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/deep-echoes-melody-ash/1131993228?ean=2940156564873

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/deep-echoes-1

Apple Books: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1467603743

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=j2-cDwAAQBAJ

Northern Echoes: 

Caitlin Benoit assumed the next destination would be her time, her world. Instead, the stone thrusts her further into the past and onto a different continent. Now in 1831 England, she’s discovered by William, the Duke of Lancaster. By sheer luck, he’s willing to allow her into his manor.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07YYHFNZN

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/northern-echoes-melody-ash/1132526903

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/northern-echoes

Apple Books: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1473093443

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=htm0DwAAQBAJ

Sunken Echoes:

Discovery has an hourglass and a necklace.

Caitlin lands hard on the decks of an infamous ship–with only 24 hours before it sinks, and John is missing. 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Sunken-Echoes-Web-Book-ebook/dp/B07X14129J

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1133277044

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/sunken-echoes

Apple Books: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1478369008

Fantasy Time Inc by Sherri Rabinowitz;

Newly edited version of Fantasy Time Inc, with new chapter and a new cover;
12795533_1149762565064334_575123236415178808_nIn the future we as a people will be going through many strange and conflicting changes. We will be traveling and living in space and under water. We will have an even better network of communications and transportation but we will still need to have a vacation and to relax from this antiseptic new environment. People will need an escape and most people dream of the future and the past, because no one romanticizes about their own time.



Steam Punk

The Clockwork Detective (Constable of Aqualinne Book 1)

Aubrey Hartmann left the Imperial battlefields with a pocketful of medals, a fearsome reputation, and a clockwork leg. When the Imperium diverts her trip home to investigate the murder of a young druwyd in a strange town. She is ordered to not only find the killer but prevent a full-scale war with the dreaded Fae. Determined to solve the mystery, Aubrey must survive centaurs, thugs and a monster of pure destruction.


Tears of Heaven (Flames of Perdition Book 1)

Banishing rouge demons back to Hell isn’t usually a problem. Del and Marrin have a few centuries of experience. It’s all part of the job description. Their lives get hard when the Angel Ahadiel orders them to take down three demons at once. Things go from bad to worse after the demons kidnap three children for some unknown end.



Hell Becomes Her (Flames of Perdition Book 2)

Banishing demons is only slightly more daunting than raising a pre-teen. All things considered, Del has it pretty easy these days. She takes her orders, does her job, and goes home to kiss her daughter, Jordan, goodnight. But when Jordan is kidnapped Del learns the world is even more dangerous than she believed. Lost in the deserts of northern Nevada, confronted with myths and legends thirst for her blood, Del may have to fight an entire army to get her daughter back. She’ll pull down the pillars of heaven if that’s what it takes.



Death in the Beginning (The God Tools: Book 1) by Gary Williams  and Vicky Knerly  
Two men stumble upon a historical secret that holds terrifying consequences. As Northeast Florida braces for a deadly hurricane, there are those willing to murder to guard the truth. 

Blood Legacy -by Gary Williams  and Vicky Knerly  


In the present, CIA agent Samuel Tolen is swept up in a global chase to uncover Adolf Hitler’s darkest secret. At stake is the life of an 11-year-old savant—and the end of the world.
Demons are Rude. – (which is available to pre-order and will release on 2/18/20) – by Gary Williams  andVicky Knerly
A down-on-his luck man and a snarky, talking dog have a date with a demon—and not the good kind where you have a chance to get lucky. It’s the kind of date that could lead to world annihilation.

Dawn of the Zombie Apocalypse by Lee Murray
When Seb downloads the latest Chaos game, along with its subliminal feature, all the adults in Bridgetown turn into zombies. Seb and friends race to reverse the effects and save the world–which isn’t easy when you have to walk the dog and care for your baby sister…
Into the Ashes by Lee Murray
“INTO THE ASHES is a kick-ass thriller with twists you will never see coming! Lee Murray serves up a nail-biter of a weird-science action adventure. Brava!” —Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling author of DEEP SILENCE and V-WARS 


What Happened In The Cover by A L Walker

Although Bria had escaped from her abusive past, life in the States was still empty. She thought her horrible life would be finally over, by her own hands. What happened in the cove would change everything. Find out more below!  https://andreawalkerfin.com/

Tide of Stone by Kaaron Warren

The Time-Ball Tower of Tempuston houses the worst criminals in history.

Given the option of the death penalty or eternal life, they chose eternal life.

They have a long time to regret that choice.  http://www.omniumgatherumedia.com/paperbackorder/tideofstone

Into Bones like Oil by Kaaron Warren

“Dark, disturbing, visceral” (5 stars) —NB Magazine

In this gothic-styled ghost story that simmers with strange, Warren shows once again her flair for exploring the mundane—themes of love, loss, grief, and guilt manifest in a way that is both hauntingly familiar and eerily askew.    https://www.amazon.com/Into-Bones-like-Kaaron-Warren-ebook/dp/B07YSY6D7M/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1577060324&sr=1-2

Exploring Dark Short Fiction #2: A Primer to Kaaron Warren

Australian author Kaaron Warren is widely recognized as one of the leading writers today of speculative and dark short fiction. She’s published four novels, multiple novellas, and well over one hundred heart-rending tales of horror, science fiction, and beautiful fantasy, and is the first author ever to simultaneously win all three of Australia’s top speculative fiction writing awards (Ditmar, Shadows, and Aurealis awards for The Grief Hole). 


 Romantic Fiction

A Light from the Ashes by Rachel Anne Cox

In the future wasteland of Virginia, Sam, the son of revolutionaries, wants nothing more than to leave the violence of his past behind him, but the impending Third Revolution and the two women he loves may not let him.  With his loyalties torn between his affection for Sophie and maintaining the tentative peace which has prevailed in the land, Sam must navigate the fine lines between peace and rebellion, love and hate, while trying to find his humanity in an inhumane world and within himself.  https://www.amazon.com/Light-Ashes-Rachel-Anne-Cox/dp/107644587X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1571954828&sr=8-1

In The Blood of the Greeks – Book 1 by Mary D. Brooks;

It’s 1942 in German Occupied Greece during World War II, Eva and Zoe — one a German officer’s daughter, the other a young Greek woman filled with fury — should be enemies but they come together in an unlikely union to save the lives of Jews targeted by the Nazis. They know that one wrong move will put an end to their lives. 


Where Shadows Linger by Mary D. Brooks
Bronze Award Winner – Historical Romance 2015 Readers’ Favorite Awards

Eva Muller and Zoe Lambros flee to Australia seeking refuge from World War II ravaged Greece. They struggle in an intolerant society whilst dealing with their haunted war-time memories and hiding their love. With the horrors of the war behind them, Eva and Zoe forge a new life together. The war is over but the shadows from their past emerge to shatter their peace and endanger their lives. They are about to find out the hard way that moving thousands of miles away does not protect them from those that wish them harm. 



Hidden Truths by Mary D. Brooks Awards:
– Honorable Mention in Historical Romance 2015 Readers’ Favorite Awards

An emotionally overwhelming journey home to post WW2 Greece for Eva and Zoe that tests their love, resilience and strength. It’s a story of new friendships, surprises, family and discovery in this historical lesbian romance imbued with mystery and a dash of urban fantasy. 




Awakenings by Mary D. Brooks

Bittersweet homecomings, confronting haunted wartime memories and secrets that bubble to the surface in the journey back to where it all began for Eva and Zoe. 




No Good Deed by Mary D. Brooks  ***Awarded Bronze in the 2017 Readers Favorite Awards!

It’s 1950 in Sydney, Australia. Eva and Zoe have found peace following their tumultuous past. Their wish for children is upended when an accident leaves Eva fighting for her life. The accident heralds a maelstrom of unexplained paranormal incidents. Zoe has to contend with the possibility of losing the woman she loves just as their dream of a family is in their grasp. Eva’s accident reveals more than anyone imagined. A secret that had been hidden for centuries and a decision, taken by a desperate mother intended to protect the child she loves, will now shatter a conspiracy of lies and deceit.

Love, secrets and lies intertwine in this historical romance imbued with urban fantasy and mystery. 



Nor The Battle to the Strong by Mary D. Brooks

Eva Lambros lives a fulfilling life with her partner, Zoe — but her past hides painful experiences she longs to forget. As the couple journeys to the wartime research facility at the center of Eva’s horror, they’ll need to rely on each other to face a series of shocking revelations. 



Mabel of the Anzacs by Mary D. Brooks

Two women – one a fiery teenager, the other a cantankerous octogenarian – find their mutual antipathy blossoms into an unlikely friendship in this heartfelt multi-generational story about finding a kindred spirit where you least expect it.



A Widgie Knight by Mary D. Brooks

A famous and powerful man abuses his power but it will take a determined woman to defend the woman she loves and teach the sexual predator a lesson he will never forget. 



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The New Issue of Sherri’s Jewel Box is Here!

jewel_3The new issue of Sherri’s Jewel Box is here! It is about the Beauty Of Silence which is perfect for the winter months. bethNSS206PlumeriaPendant2 (2)Have you ever walked out in the still morning after a snow when there is a chill but not freezing and it is just beautiful and peaceful? The amazing pieces of jewelery for this issue are beautiful and we have great articles and features!  http://sherrisjewelbox.weebly.com



Bob Walton chatted about his fun book; Route 66 on Chatting with Sherri  http://tobtr.com/s/5646779 . We talked about his and 2) Jay, Sal & Bob2 (2)his partner, Sal Santoro about taking a classic car from Illinois to California and all the exciting people heFront Cover 21Nov12 (2) met like Jay Leno.  And very exciting the episode was featured under Today’s Best Podcasts for Dec 4th under the Entertainment category you will find Chatting With Sherri’s show Ride Along on Route 66 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/todays-best/4/12 and check out their website at;  www.Route66Guys.com


Joe Fishing 2012 square copy (2)This week join author Joe Perrone Jr. who will chat about his novel; Broken Promises!  Chatting with Sherri SmallFinalFront Cover Broken PromisesCandaraon 12/10/2013 10:30AM PT  http://t.co/MB10H2EPIl




shorty_badge_300x250_meI really need your help  for the Shorty Award. I decided to create a new category. So I need all your help! Please copy the sentence below and tweet it.

 @shortyawards I nominate @rithebard for a Shorty Award in #blogtalkhost because she has amazing guests!
schrift 2_whiteBGOn December 25th I will have the second annual Sherri’s on-line Book  Fair! I already have received some wonderful books from some amazing and new authors! I also happy some of the amazing authors who took part last year will be back.  Please mark it on the  to join  the fun!
 Fantasy Time Inc. was nominated for a Global E-Book Award!  Please check out my books; Fantasy Time Inc. and Murder Inc. arepostcard GeBA_Sticker-Nominated-GOLDavailable at both Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Here are the links below; http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?ISBN=9781432758110

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New Issue Of Sherri’s Jewel Box is On The Way!!!!

My newjewel_3 winter issue of Sherri’s Jewel Box’s will be an amazing issue It is all about the beauty of winter. It will have some new features and wonderful articles so get ready to be charmed. Romance of Fall will only be available till the end of November so when it will be replaced by this amazing winter issue. So please check out my fall issue while you can; http://sherrisjewelbox.weebly.com




schrift 2_whiteBGOn December 25th I will have the second annual Sherri’s on-line Book Fair! I already have received some wonderful books from some amazing and new authors from last time.  Please mark it on the calendar to join the fun!




justinrobinson_web (2)Today I joined author Justin Robinson to chat about his book City of Devils on Chatting With Sherri.  We talked City-of-Devils-Front (2)about how we create books and where ideas come from. It was a fun interview;  http://tobtr.com/s/5621659.

Here are some of his events that are coming up;

November 23-24, 2013 Find Justin at Booth #1908 in Artist Alley at Long Beach Comic-Con! We’ll be set up near our friends Clint and Dawn Wolf of Zombie Ranch. Stop by, get books signed. Signed books make fantastic holiday gifts…
November 15, 2013

Join Justin for a reading from City of Devils during the Shades & Shadows Reading Series at 8:00 pm at the California Institute of Abnormalarts in North Hollywood, CA.

Author pic. Kilanko (2)On Tuesday we chatted with Yejide Kilanko about her novel Daughters Who Walk This Path. It was about women who learn about themselves and their past. She talked about her inspiration and who she wrote for and who her Book Cover-Kilanko (2)audience is;   http://tobtr.com/s/5621619 .

Please check out here website at; http://www.yejidekilanko.com/Home_Page.html

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More Lovely Interviews and Events!

me at the midsummer partyOn the same day as the San Diego Book Awards I also attended a wonderful party. They were such delightful hosts and I thought I would write a nice blog about them. I Was in a Midsummer’s Night’s Dream 🙂 http://wp.me/p2MXM9-P via @wordpressdotcom




We had a really lovely time at my book club; Sherri’s On Linew banner for my book (2)ne Book Club. We had a lively chat and talked about my book in a wonderful and constructive way. I think the most interesting part was chatting about the time periods they traveled to. We really focused on the Civil War and what I had to say about the cruelty of slavery. And how difficult the choices were for Anne in that period not to interfere with the time. Two of  the lucky people won a prize!



I am so excited to announce that Diane Carlson a wonderful hat designer will appear at the showcase. She is really very tallented she makes beautiful hats and hat pins. I think it will make a beautiful addition. It is starting to really shape up.  Creative Artists schrift 3. red whiteBGShowcase will be on Sunday, July 28, 2013  at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Fusion Glass Co.  This will be a great time for all everyone is invited if you’re in the area  please stop by. We will showcase all kinds of wonderful creative  projects. Art, Books, Performing Arts, Music, Food…This is a chance for  new artists to show off what they have to offer and new patrons to  marvel at the work and of course buy it.  So come one, come all to our first showcase! http://www.meetup.com/La-Mesa-Creative-Types/events/123334742/?a=ra1_te

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I had a wonderful time with Author Barbara Froman about  her new novel; Shadows and Ghosts. We had a fun time she has the barbra fromansame taste in films and books. It was a lively and fun chat. I really think her book is fascinating and I recommend it to all my listeners. Please check out our interview;  http://tobtr.com/s/5024917 . #BlogTalkRadio



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On Tuesday author Terri Morgan will be chatting about her book; Playing the Genetic Lottery. Her book; Playing the Genetic Lottery provides an illuminating look at schizophrenia and how it impacts people and those who love them. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/07/09/chatting-with-sherri


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I am so excited about this special episode of Chatting With Sherri! Our  guest is the wonderfully talented Hudson Leick.  In XenHudsona, hudson-leick-05Warrior Princess she played the complicated and fascinating Callisto. She started a series of wonderful Yoga Retreats all over the world. She is an amazing Spiritual Counselor. And she has just come out with a cd that we  will talk about on the show. She has graciously consented to answering fan questions during the last 15 minutes of the show. So get your questions ready. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/07/18/hudson-leick-on-chatting-with-sherri

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Great Events and Interviews!

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I attended the San Diego Book Awards 2013 on Saturday night. It was a lot of fun.  There were many writers from all kinds of fields. I had a lot of fun at my table talking to other writers from the area and their families. My new banner looked really beautiful as you can see. The picture to the left happened during a period when the lights went out. I was surprised that the lights went out and the flash made me burst into giggles as the picture was taken. That is why I look I am about to burst out into laughter.  There was a great diversity in  the winners. And I loved my red velvet cupcake 🙂

1000058_591944980846098_2009528436_nMy brother and I went to the San Diego County Fair. We had a great time. There was so much to see and I think we walked every mile of the Del Mar Race Track to check it out.  I have the aching legs to prove it.  We went to all the craft shows, checked out all the art displays and ate a lot of fattening food. At the end of the day I did something I always wanted to do but was a little afraid.  I put it all in my blog called; I Rode An Elephant at the San Diego County Fair http://wp.me/p2MXM9-C via @wordpressdotcom

Sherri’s On Line Book Club will be this Sunday on June 30th! I hope you all have read my book; Fantasy schrift 3. red whiteBGTime Inc. and will be ready for a friendly chat about it. The club will meet up at 1pm pacific time and we will chat in a special group I am going to set up in Facebook. Please email me and I will add you to my special Facebook group for the Book Club. If you have any questions at all please drop by on Facebook;  please RSVP to; https://www.facebook.com/events/474453272631513/  or on Goodreads; http://www.goodreads.com/event/show/892000-sherri-s-on-line-book-club and let ask me. Please don’t forget to RSVP on either Facebook or Goodreads.

I am so excited I have added several  wonderful artists of all types to the showcase. It is starting to really shape up.  Creative Artists Shoschrift 2_whiteBGwcase will be on Sunday, July 28, 2013  at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Fusion Glass Co.  This will be a great time for all everyone is invited if you’re in the area  please stop by. We will showcase all kinds of wonderful creative  projects. Art, Books, Performing Arts, Music, Food…This is a chance for  new artists to show off what they have to offer and new patrons to  marvel at the work and of course buy it.  So come one, come all to our first showcase! http://www.meetup.com/La-Mesa-Creative-Types/events/123334742/?a=ra1_te

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barbra fromanAuthor Barbara Froman will chat on her writing and her new novel; Shadows and Ghosts.  Shadows and Ghosts is a filmmaker’s tale of artistic passion, fierce sibling rivalry, failed love affairs, substance abuse, and the magical redemptive power of cinema.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/07/02/chatting-with-sherri …

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My guest author Patricia R. Blumhagen chatted about her wonderful  book, Winter’s Mystery. It was a chat about life and how to reach out toward your goals. Her  book combines spirituality, psychology, transformational poetry and Nature’s healing photos.  Please listen in at;  http://tobtr.com/s/4899387 .  She is an  Interfaith Minister, Spiritual Coach and Certified Nutritional Consultant Indie Author, please check out her website; http://www.reinventinghealthpublishing.com

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On-Line Book Club Will Be Here Soon!

schrift 2_whiteBGIt is coming soon! It’s only nine days  away till  my own on-line book club called; Sherri’s On Line Book Club. I hope you all have my book; Fantasy Time Inc. and have started to read it. Please try to finish it by June 30th. I am really looking forward to talking to all you readers out there.   This will always be a nice talk. No mean, harsh talk will be accepted. I am not talking about just my novel but all novels in the book club. This is for readers who are friendly and fun!  Please drop by on Facebook;  https://www.facebook.com/events/474453272631513/  and on Goodreads; http://www.goodreads.com/event/show/892000-sherri-s-on-line-book-club

 I had such a great time talking with Melissa Good.We will talked about fan fiction, her Tropical Storm series andpartners Melissa Goodits newest addition Moving Target. We will also discuss her brand new book; Partners which sounds like a really interesting novel about our future and the future of the oceans. She also talked about her day job as an IT expert and the cruise industry that she works in. It was a lively fun 45 minutes with her answering your questions and being so open and quite fun. Please listen in to this interesting and talented woman; http://tobtr.com/s/4856513    Also please check out her website with all the latest stories and information about her books; http://merwolf.com/

 I had a lively chat with Tasha Donahue on Tuesday, she talked about her book, her love of adventure and family. She also talked about her son and what a challenging but rewarding road they have traveled together. In fabook cover (2)ct she 2009-09-20 21.02.19 (2)is going to write a new book on motherhood and would love your contributions so please check out her; www.MeetMeUnderTheEiffelTower.wordpress.com for more information. Her book; Meet Me Under The Eiffel Tower; is about retaining balance in life as a woman a very important issue for all of us. It is a book about coming into your own please listen at; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/06/18/chatting-with-sherri 

My guest this week is the wonderful author Patricia R. Blumhagen  about her book, Winter’s a wmcover 300dpi 1-4-13 (2)a Patricia's Photo (2)Mystery.This book combines spirituality, psychology, transformational poetry and Nature’s healing photos. Please join us on Tuesday at; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/06/25/chatting-with-sherri


 I am so excited I have added several  wonderful artists of all types to the showcase. It is starting to really shape up.  Creative Artists Showcase will be on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at schrift-3.-redthe Fusion Glass Co.  This will be a great time for all everyone is invited if you’re in the area please stop by. We will showcase all kinds of wonderful creative projects. Art, Books, Performing Arts, Music, Food…This is a chance for new artists to show off what they have to offer and new patrons to marvel at the work and of course buy it.  So come one, come all to our first showcase! http://www.meetup.com/La-Mesa-Creative-Types/events/123334742/?a=ra1_te

Please check out a new venture that’s  called Book Fanatix;  You can get FREE stuff by using social media to discover, talk, and buy books. Authors are rewarded too for the more they do. Let the book revolution begin! Please check it out, here’s the link igg.me/at/getfreestuff



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Interviews! I Love To Do Interviews!

schrift-3.-redI love doing interviews, it is really interesting and you get to see what really makes people tick. You get to peek behind the mask that we all wear in our day-to-day lives. It is really to borrow a word from my favorite Vulcan, Fascinating.


Tomorrow I will be having a special edition of Chatting With Sherri! I am very excited to interview the wonderfulpartners Melissa Goodbard, author, screenwriter writer Melissa Good . Melissa shot to fame with in the Xenaverse with her series Tropical Storm. We will talk about fan fiction, her series and its newest addition Moving Target. We will also discuss her brand new book; Partners, This special expanded edition will include a chance to speak directly with our guest during the last 15 minutes of the show. Please ready your questions!  http://tobtr.com/s/4856513




On Tuesday we will have Tasha Donahue who is a food editor, travel writer and syndicated Dinner Cruise- Paris (2)columnist on family issues. She also hosted and produced a seven-part television series on food, wine and lifestyles. To check out her work plebook cover (2)ase go to her website; www.MeetMeUnderTheEiffelTower.wordpress.com . She will be chatting about her book; Meet Me Under The Eiffel Tower; Her Adventures Living in Paris and The Importance of Regaining and Retaining Balance in Life. It is a book about coming into your own, please listen to us chat on Tuesday at 1030am PST;  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/06/18/chatting-with-sherri 

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I really enjoyed my chat with Gary Beck this week,  we talked about theater and books. It was a lot of fun. Of course we also discussed his book Extreme Change. Extreme Change is about a strongGaryBeck_ExtremeChange_Cover (2) GaryBeck_headshotjpg75 (2)woman determined to help her family survive the horrors of the homeless system. Please listen to the recording of the show at; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2013/06/11/chatting-with-sherri


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My kitty Xena was at my computer writing her blog this week. It has been a while but she has been very busy. Please enjoy her hard work; I Am The Mighty Bug Hunter! via



I lovthats entertainment 3e classic movies and classic stars so as I watched these two movies I was deeply affected. So I had to of course run to my computer and write these happy blogs 🙂 Please check out my movie blogs; The Wonderful Short Film Hollywood My Home Town  as well as The Magic Was Always There! http://wp.me/p2MXCg-1h .   Please tell me what you think 🙂


It is coming soon in only a few weeks I will be having  my own on-line book club called; Sherri’s On Line Book Club. I am looking livepreviewforward to having a fun and lively chat about Fantasy Time Inc.  Please read the book by June 30th that way we can chat about it, this will always be a nice talk. No mean, harsh talk will be accepted. I am not talking about just my novel but all novels in the book club. This is readers group for a friendly and fun exchange. Please drop by on Facebook;  https://www.facebook.com/events/474453272631513/  and on Goodreads; http://www.goodreads.com/event/show/892000-sherri-s-on-line-book-club


Well my showcase is coming along nicely. I have some wonderful artists of all types that will take part. As you know I am calling it Creative Artists Showcase; I called it that so artists of all types can take part. It will be on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at schrift-3.-redthe Fusion Glass Co. This will be a great time for all of us. We will showcase all our wonderful creative projects. Art, Books, Performing Arts, Music, Food…This is a chance to show what we can do and have a great place to do it.  So come one, come all to our first showcase! http://www.meetup.com/La-Mesa-Creative-Types/events/123334742/?a=ra1_te

A  fellow author Chris Salisbury has started an interesting new venture. It’s called Book Fanatix;  Get FREE stuff by using social media to discover, talk, and buy books. Authors are rewarded too for the more they do. Let the book revolution begin! Please check it out, here’s the link igg.me/at/getfreestuff

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My special guest on my blog this week is author Brian Francis Heffron, He has a written a new book called; Colorado Mandala. Welcome Brian!

What was the first book you remember loving? Do you still own it?
My Mom ordered the Dr. Suess books in a series when I was in first grade and I remember waiting at the door for the post man to bring each new book. Go, Dog, Go! was I think the first one I read all by myself and I loved it then, and I love it now. The repetition and silliness were wonderful and the dogs all running around made me very happy!
What kind of books do you like to read? Do those books have an effect on your own writing?Brian(2)
I read Literary Fiction and classic books from the past mostly. Also, as a poet, I also read a tremendous amount of poetry. My favorite authors are Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kurt Vonnegut, and Mark Twain.
Do you remember what is the first book that touched you deeply?

I do remember that when I got my first copy of Winnie the Pooh, that was the moment I decided I wanted to be a writer. In fact, I cut out paper the same size as A.E. Milne’s Book and copied, word-for-word every syllable of Winnie the Pooh onto my own paper in my childish scrawl. Then I stapled it all together and I remember that eventually the stapler would not go through all the pages, and so I had to staple it to the last few pages and it kust turned into quite a mess…But still…I took it to my sweet Mother and told her I was now ready to publish my first book. Darling soft creature that she was, she let me down easy, explaining very slowly that in order to publish my own book, I had to write every word in it all by myself. This did not phase me at all, in fact, and I immediately began writing down my own stories.—And the truth is I have never stopped

I think that would have to be On The Road by Jack Kerouac. It hit me like a semi-truck and I was never the same. It was like a guide to growing up without the fetters of societal norms oppressing you and keeping you “Normal”. It was written in such a way that you actually went on the journey with Neal and the other characters. I soon hit the road myself and hitchhiked all over America, inspired by that book to meet new people, learn new things, and see new parts of the country.
 Is there an era of writing that affects you? 1920, 1800’s so forth?
I seem to respond to the 1800s. I love and collect art and the art of that period is the art that most inspires me. Painters like JMW Turner and Thomas Moran were geniuses at representational art. Modern Art leaves me cold as I find it inaccessible and therefore not art.
 Where do you like to write? Is there a favorite nook or corner?
I have built an office with two sets of French Doors along its back wall which, when all four doors are open, makes it seem like I am actually writing outdoors. The movement of the air and the sound of the birds soothes me and help me to focus and concentrate. I love my office and my home. They are a strong comfort zone for me.
Do you prefer one genre to another?
I prefer Literary Fiction, but am currently exploring the myriad new genres that have emerged in the last decade. There are so many new approaches to storytelling!
 Do you like the feel of a book in your hands or do prefer an electronic devises?
I love books and collect antique books of art, but I also can see the future and how the digital revolution is so inevitable. Brian’s rule is that: “If something can be delivered to the customer digitally, then eventually it will only be delivered to the customer digitally.”
 Can you tell us about what your working on now?
My new book is an irish family history set against the turmoil of the Irish Revolutionary period from 1900 to 1980. My ancestors were integral to the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916 and were part of the early revolutionary forces that fought Britain to a standstill and finally sent them home.final cover proof 2 (2)
Facebook Colorado Mandala Page: https://www.facebook.com/ColoradoMandala?ref=hl
Twiter: @brianheffronnet

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