Welcome to Booklover’s Bench, a website devoted to bringing good things to readers. We’re delighted to have you here.

Get to know us–links to our social media sites are in the left sidebar. Each month, we’ll be hosting contests and different ways to win our books and other exciting prizes. These can change in the blink of an eye–our authors are generous people and are constantly thinking of ways to reward readers.


Our February contest will begin on Feb. 1st, and the grand prize is an iPad Mini!

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News From Our Members

We at Booklover’s Bench wish our departing member, Karla Darcy a fond farewell. Karla was one of our founding members, and we wish her the best. You can still find her at her website.

We’re also thrilled to welcome James M. Jackson, author of the Seamus McCree series, to our group. Jim is working on edits to the fourth book in the series.

Nancy J. Cohen announces the Large Print edition of Peril by Ponytail  will be released on February 10, 2016 by Wheeler Publishing.

Maggie Toussaint has a dystopian thriller, G-3, releasing on Feb. 5 and a novella, “Really, Truly Dead,” releasing on Feb 14 in Happy Homicides: Thirteen Cozy Valentine Day Mysteries.

Terry Ambrose is pleased to announce the release of Paradise, Passion, Murder: 10 Tales of Mystery from Hawai’i. This anthology was written by ten authors of Hawaiian mysteries and all proceeds go directly to Read Aloud America to support literacy in Hawai’i.

Tina Whittle is releasing two short stories featuring her series characters, Tai Randolph and Trey Seaver. Look for “The Seventh Rule of Swimming” and “Not Even Past” this February.

Terry Odell has a new romantic suspense series, and Book 1, In Hot Water, is available for pre-order now.

Karla Brandenburg is polishing her next Northwest Suburbs book, due out in late spring.

G-3 by Rigel Carson

Let’s Talk with Maggie Toussaint

Intriguing Aspects By Maggie Toussaint The year still feels shiny and new. Resolutions for the year still feel doable, and the days are starting to lengthen. In short, I have a sense of optimism despite the (temporary) colder temperatures. One bright star on my immediate horizon: I have a book release on February 5 under my Rigel Carson pen name. G-3 is the third in my near-future thriller … [Read More...]