Michelle Enzinas talks about forthcoming book: Big Buttes Book

Historical re-enactor and experimental archeologist Michelle Enzinas chatted with publisher and editor, Lorina Stephens, about her forthcoming, stunning debut book, Big Buttes Book: Annotated Dyets Dry Dinner (1599), by Henry Buttes, with Elizabethan Recipes.  Huge title. Huge book. Amazing information. LJS: Over 230 images and recipes, an analysis of Henry Buttes’ dry dinner presentation – whatever possessed you to undertake such a massive project? ME:  I was excited to explore the food in a single body…

Ann Marston discusses new novel, A Still and Bitter Grave

Five Rivers’ publisher and editor, Lorina Stephens, had a wee chat with author, Ann Marston, regarding her newest novel, A Still and Bitter Grave, which is a paranormal historical novel set in late 20th century Alberta. Aviation fans will be delighted with its detail, while lovers of suspense will be chewing on their nails.  LJS: December 1, 2016, A Still and Bitter Grave releases. This is your first new novel in 16 years, and a departure: no magic, no…

D.G. Laderoute talks about The Great Sky

D.G. Laderoute talks with publisher, Lorina Stephens, about his new YA novel, The Great Sky. LJS: Your second YA novel, The Great Sky, releases October 1. Can you tell us about the story and what inspired you to write it? DGL: The Great Sky revolves around two Aboriginal Canadian boys, Piper and his cousin Oliver. The story opens with both of them as kids, ten years old. Piper has a near-fatal accident in the bush near his home on…

Interview with Leslie Gadallah, author of Cat’s Pawn

Leslie Gadallah, author of The Legend of Sarah, and the soon-to-be released Cat’s Pawn, speaks to publisher Lorina Stephens about her forthcoming novel, and her thoughts about SF and the writing process. LJS: Cat’s Pawn re-releases November 1, 2016. How different, if at all, is this release from the original of 1987? LG: At Rober Runté’s suggestion, the new version of Cat’s Pawn has a new prologue, written from Ambassador Talan’s point of view. It’s shorter, and gives more…

Interview with John Poulsen, author of Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre

The much anticipated second volume in John Poulsen’s Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre, releases September 1, 2016, Shakespeare’s Greatest Villains. Poulsen explores the legendary villains from The Merry Wives of Windsor; Othello, the Moor of Venice; Richard III, and King Lear.  Five Rivers’ publisher, Lorina Stephens, interviewed John Poulsen about this forthcoming edition. LJS: The second volume of Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre release September 1, 2016. What is the theme of this volume and why did you choose the plays you…