April 2021 Happy Hour

In case you missed it, we had a lot of fun at this month’s Happy Hour. We had a good talk about books, publishing, upcoming issues of the Blydyn Square Review, and more. Check out the video. And be sure to join us next month. We always have a great time! See the Events page for…

April 2021 Newsletter

Embrace the Season of Change We’re coming up on “real” spring now (finally—talk about a brutal winter, at least here in New Jersey!). As much as most people hate change, I’d wager that THIS change—from slushy streets and frozen toes to sunny skies and blooming flowers—is one most of us can get on board with.…

April’s Book Club Discussion

    This month, the Blydyn Square Book Club discussed Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. We definitely didn’t all agree on the book’s merits (or lack thereof!), but it was a great conversation. Check it out!     And be sure to join us next month to discuss Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence.…

Launch of Secrets . . .

In case you missed it, yesterday we celebrated the launch of our newest title, Secrets Most Writers and Publishers Will Never Tell You. We had a great turnout and a terrific time! Thanks to everyone who joined us on Zoom. Although it would have been nice to meet up in person and enjoy some food…

March 2021 Happy Hour

  At this month’s Happy Hour, we had a lot to celebrate.   For months, we’ve been keeping an amazing secret about one of our books, but we finally heard from the producer that it’s time to share the news:   The film adaptation of Everett De Morier’s novel Thirty-three Cecils will be directed by…

March 2021 Newsletter

Get Out Your Red Pencils, Folks! Reading has become a bumpy ride. For me, it started with Dorothea Benton Frank. Now, let me start by saying RIP and that this is in no way intended as disrespect for the dead, but damn! Talk about some crappy writing. I found the book—The Hurricane Sisters—in the bargain…

March 2021 Book Club

In case you missed it, at last night’s meeting of the Blydyn Square Book Club, we had a great conversation about Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People. Check out the video!   And be sure to join us next time, on April 8, when we’ll be talking about Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. You can…

February 2021 Happy Hour

We had a terrific time at our monthly Blydyn Square Books Happy Hour on February 18. In case you missed it, you can still catch our conversation in this video. Hope you enjoy—and we hope to see you next month at the next Happy Hour. See the details (and get the Zoom link) here.  

February 2021 Newsletter

The Latest News from Blydyn Square Books It’s February—full-on winter. It’s that time of year when (at least here in New Jersey where I live and where Blydyn Square Books is headquartered) it starts to feel like the sky is ALWAYS going to be gray and the weather forecast bleak. But don’t forget to look…