All posts for the month December, 2014

Interview with Joe Attanasio

Published December 31, 2014 by paulandpaulasbooks


This week’s interview is with Joe Attanasio, author of several historical fiction novels and — a new one for the blog — a book of poetry.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATell us a bit about yourself, Joe.

I am the oldest of eight siblings born in Buffalo, New York. I had five sister and two brothers. I dropped out of high school in my junior year and joined the army at the age of seventeen. I spent three years in the army including a one year tour in Vietnam from 1967-1968.

My older brother served in Nam the same time frame. What did you do after your service?

I married a girl from California and lived there for 35 years before returning to New York. I was a meat cutter and then manager for most of that time working in various grocery stores. We have a grown daughter who lives out of state. I…

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Let’s keep the Ball Rolling with another contest

Published December 26, 2014 by paulandpaulasbooks

I have five copies left of Amie – An African Adventure by Lucinda E ClarkAmie Lucinda Clarke

Leave me a comment today, December 26 or tomorrow, December 27 to be entered to win.  If you would rather pm me on Facebook, here is that link:

Our Winners of The Booktrap Christmas Contest!

Published December 26, 2014 by paulandpaulasbooks

Here are the winners of the Booktrap Competition.
1) Pat Walker won a copy of Hope for the future Lynn Whyte-heath
2) Jeanette Clegg won a copy of Glass Half Full Sarah Jane Butfield
3) M.J. Fahy won a copy of Scrag Jesamine James
4) Samantha Parker won a copy of Walking over Eggshells Lucinda E Clarke
5) Sarah Rutledge won a copy of The More, The Merrier Paula Shene

Booktrap Christmas Contest ends December 25th

Published December 22, 2014 by paulandpaulasbooks

To select the book you want, please click on the link or the one below the books:

The Books are all SIGNED PAPERBACK EDITIONS – covers are only for the purpose of identifying the books:

glass half full different coverGlass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield (Travel Memoir)









walking over eggshellsWalking Over Eggshells by Lucinda Clarke (Biography)









hope for the futureHope For the Future by Lynn Whyte-Heath (Thriller)









scrag- up the hill backwardsScrag – Up the Hill Backwards by Jesamine James (Biography)









The More, the Merrier by Paula Shene (Children’s Book)








To select your choice, please click on the link below or the one above the books:


Siobhan Shene – Art & Jewelry Holiday Sale

Published December 17, 2014 by paulandpaulasbooks

siobhan getting ready for a shoot





It’s time to pick up some items seen these past months because Siobhan is having a  Holiday Sale!  See something you like talk to her about prices – here are several links to her art:



After your walls are adorned turn your eyes to her JewelrySiobhan

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