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Meet Marisa Masterson! Describe your challenges as a child. I was blessed with a mother who read to me every night. Reading, though, did not come as easily to me. I am a mumble reader. Unless I read it out loud, it’s difficult for me to understand what I read. You can imagine this caused […]
Character Café is the last stop on a CelebrateLit tour! Stay tuned until the end for an incredible GIVEAWAY opportunity! Ally, it is so good to have you here at Character Café! To be honest, I didn’t have much faith that you were going to survive the scary incident in Lake Surrender. I was sitting […]
Welcome our new book barista, Terri Lynn Flowers! So Aban, it’s my understanding that you may become a prominent figure in your city. Is this correct and can you explain? Yes, I’m an acolyte and just recently I was in the process of receiving my “First Rights” to become a priest when an old man […]
Does Love Lead the Way? I am so blessed to meet lovely people from all over the world and in all walks of life while online. One such dear soul is Tina. She posted a comment during one of my bookish events, and I thought – I must have this lady on my blog for […]
Featuring Emiliana Kowalski from A Dark Lustre Welcome to Character Café! Have a seat right over there. Oh my goodness, you are soaked! I will go get you a towel. Thank you very much. And thank you for letting me come into the café. I know I probably don’t smell like flowers or spices. With […]
Featuring Francis Lee from New Beginnings Good morning, Francis! It is so good to see you out and about. I am so sorry about all of your losses a few months ago when scarlet fever went through town. You got hit so hard, losing your parents and your husband all within a few days. Are […]
(These are from the back matter of the novel. The links were not listed in the paperback version.) Castle Garden On the southern tip of Manhattan, Castle Garden began as a military fort, then became an entertainment center which included a restaurant and a theater. But from 1855 until 1890, it was the immigration center […]
Are you okay? You look like you could use some TLC. Let me just finish cleaning off this table, and you can sit down right here. We believe a great hot drink and some comfort food is great therapy here at Character Café. Thank you. My name is Dakota… Taylor (sniffs). I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. […]
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