Author Interview – EH Humphreys

If you follow the equestrian book reviews I write for Horse & Style Magazine, then you’ll know that I recently featured Players: A Game of Grit and Glory, by new author EH Humphreys. To read that review, please click here. But today, I’d like to welcome her to the Maryland Equestrian blog for an “Author[…]

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Semi-Sequel

After a few months hiatus, I have finally picked back up with my writing, and am approximately 80% finished Book 2 of Where the Bluegrass Grows. Book 2 is what I’m calling a “semi-sequel” because this one is Macy’s story – not Molly’s. Of course, Molly does make numerous appearances! I’m really hoping to complete[…]

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A Kentucky-Inspired California Ranch – Part II

As you might know from my Instagram, I have a new column with Horse & Style Magazine – “Horse & Style Home.” As I mentioned in Part I, I’m breaking the article up into a few parts so I can post more pictures (some exclusives that weren’t in the magazine)! To read the whole article[…]

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Recent Review on Amazon

I was over-the-moon excited recently to receive a new review on Amazon for my novel, Where the Bluegrass Grows! Not only was it a five-star review, but the reviewer sent me a sweet email too! I haven’t put much effort into marketing my book lately, but now that it’s the New Year and I have[…]

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Book Review: A Portion for Foxes

I’m way behind with this review as I finished this one almost a year ago – yikes! A Portion for Foxes, by Jane McIlvaine McClary, was published in 1972, so there is definitely an ages-old feel to it, but that shouldn’t stop you for giving this one a chance. I learned of this book while[…]

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Book Review: The Fortune Hunter

Earlier this fall I finished Daisy Goodwin’s The Fortune Hunter, and enjoyed it. It takes place in the nineteenth century English countryside among royalty, foxhunters, and the well-to-do. If you were a fan of “Downton Abbey,” be sure to pick this one up! I would describe this novel as part romance and part historical fiction.[…]

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Book Review: Portrait of a Rider

I’d been looking for Vicky Moon’s coffee table book, The Private Passion of Jackie Kennedy Onasis: Portrait of a Rider, for quite some time. It was always too expensive, but I was recently able to find one relatively cheap on ebay. (Others are now, finally, similarly priced on Amazon). Please believe me when I say[…]

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Book Review: Finding Daylight

I may be a 30-something, but that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy some excellent young adult literature because, let’s face it, we’re all still young at heart, right? Over the Labor Day weekend, I jumped into Mara Dabrishus’ horseracing novel, Finding Daylight, and couldn’t put it down. Young jockey, Georgie Quinn, and fierce filly, Sweet[…]

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Praise for “Where the Bluegrass Grows”

You know what I’ve learned about myself during the past few months? Though I am in the Marketing field (I’m the Marketing Communications Manager at my “real” job), I’m terrible at marketing my own book. Why is that? I think I know why – it’s because I’m still in the read it/but don’t read it[…]

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