In the 44 humorous essays that make up Matt Geiger’s first book “The Geiger Counter,” the Mount Horeb author writes about every stage of his life, from being a kid to being a new parent.… Read the rest
MARCH 30, 2017
I’m sitting in a small conference room at the Madison Concourse Hotel with 11 strangers at tables arranged so we’re all facing each other. Under other circumstances, it would be uncomfortable.
We’re gathered on this overcast and chilly late-Friday afternoon to hear Patricia Skalka — author of the popular “Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery” series — talk about her journey from nationally published freelance journalist to successful novelist.… Read the rest
Wisconsin Bookwatch: March 2017
James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief
Midwest Book Review
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“THEM: The Richer Life Found in Caring for Others” by John Certalic (Executive Director of Caring for Others, a missionary care ministry whose purpose is to strengthen and encourage missionaries, and those who send them) is a story of developing richer relationships by caring for others.… Read the rest
…of books and manuscripts from folks requesting I read their work. I am humbled by this, because that’s exactly what I want, too.… Read the rest
Dec 15, 2016
What I want to know is: How has there been this delightful writer living in my area code for more than a decade and I’ve just heard about him?
Each column allows readers to dive into the funny, heartfelt world of Matt Geiger.
Doug Moe, Madison Magazine
Dec 12 2016
What I want to know is: How has there been this delightful writer living in my area code for more than a decade and I’ve just heard about him?… Read the rest
By Dan Mac Alpine
Matt Geiger remembers the shortest route to downtown Ipswich from his childhood home on Appleton Farms was the railroad tracks.
“And it was still a long walk,” Geiger, IHS Class of 1998, said.
Writers@Work: Interview with Mary J. Dowell author of Playing Through the Fence: Stories from 19 Women Who Challenged Stereotypes, Prejudice and Other Barriers to Achieve Career Success
The Four Noahs: If It’s Meant to Be, It’s Up to Me by Brian A. Peters is a finalist in the 2016 Best Book Awards for Children’s Religious titles. Purchase a copy here.… Read the rest
Nov 7, 2016
Milwaukee business executive Mary Dowell has released a new book that highlights women who challenged and overcame obstacles in their personal and professional lives.… Read the rest
Randi Botnick, author of 4th Dimensional Healing: A Guidebook for a New Paradigm of Healing took silver in the Independent Publishers Living Well Now Award category Healing Arts / Bodywork / Energy Techniques. Congratulations Randi!… Read the rest
HenschelHaus Author Nick Chiarkas will appear at Read Between the Wines. He looks forward to Read Between the Wines and discussing his novel “Weepers”, which just won Third Place in the Public Safety Writers Association’s 2016 national competition for “Best full-length Published Novel.”
Time: Saturday, September 17 at 12 PM – 3 PM
Fermenting Cellars Winery, 2004 W.… Read the rest
The subtitle of Marian Freund’s book is what grabbed me first: “Teaching My Dying Father How to Love Me.”
Resonating in those eight words are notes of unfinished business, loss and finally triumph of the heart.… Read the rest
Milwaukeean Cari Taylor-Carlson has always been wildly passionate about the outdoors and is no stranger to kayaks, camping tents or canoes. But after a painful divorce in the 1980s, she took her passion to another level when she abruptly left her suburban existence to found Venture West, an outdoor adventure travel company.… Read the rest