The Ultimate Spring Break Reading List

The Ultimate Spring Break Reading List

Spring is officially here, and Spring Break looks different for all of us. Some of us are in the office, working or relaxing from the couch, or jetting off to a sandy beach. One place we can all escape to is within the pages of a good book, and our staff has curated the perfect list to keep you reading this season—rain or shine. The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon—Avid podcast listeners who love indulging in a solid rom-com novel will love this book! It has everything you’d want in a beach read;—likeable characters with depth and some seriously...

Author Interview: Jamie Hitt of “The Things Friendship Brings”

Author Interview: Jamie Hitt of “The Things Friendship Brings”

Jamie Hitt ditched the corporate world to continue her true passion of writing when she went back to school for her Masters in Humanities with an emphasis in Creative Writing. The Things Friendship Brings was inspired by her daughter, and her dedication to bringing the topic of embracing diversity through the lens of a children’s book is utterly charming. We were lucky enough to sit down with Hitt to discuss what children’s books she has loved from the past, and what inspired her throughout her journey to writing The Things Friendship Brings. What is your favorite childhood book? Just one?...

Author Interview: with Peter Fenton of “Abandon All Hope”

Author Interview: with Peter Fenton of “Abandon All Hope”

Peter Fenton is no stranger to us here at City Limits Publishing. He published his seasonal play, See Amid the Winter Snow in November 2020, and now he is back with his dark, satirical comedy Abandon All Hope. Peter joined us again to discuss his theatrical inspirations behind Abandon All Hope and what makes this piece of theatre different from his last. What has your writing career taught you so far? How have you grown from the work you have released? There’s a quote often attributed to Plato, “Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they...

Author Interview: Scott A. Ferguson, Sr. of “The Life & Times of Maggie O’Toole”

Author Interview: Scott A. Ferguson, Sr. of “The Life & Times of Maggie O’Toole”

Scott A. Ferguson, Sr. currently resides in southern Maryland where he basks in his outdoor hobbies that include bonfires, grilling out, and fishing. Ferguson retired from the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division, at the rank of Lieutenant, in 2016. When he isn’t enjoying his outdoor hobbies, he stays busy devoting his time to his writing passion. Ferguson just debuted The Life & Times of Maggie O’Toole, the first of 12 novels that City Limits Publishing has acquired. Scott sat down to talk with us about what has inspired him and his favorite part of the writing process. Where did you...

Write It Out Wednesday: With Ana Neimus of “An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By”

Ana Neimus has a “no non-fiction books,”  policy when it comes to her reading world, but writers Jon Ronson and Mark Forsythe are her two exceptions to the rule. Neimus prefers to read fantasy, mystery thrillers, and dark comedies. Now she has her own piece of work to add to that repertoire. Her debut novel An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By is a satirical comedy that circles the journey of desperately wanting to change your life, but having no idea where to start. Ana sat down with us to discuss what her writing process looks like.  Do you believe in...

Author Interview: with Ana Neimus of “An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By”

Author Interview: with Ana Neimus of “An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By”

Ana Neimus was born in Mozambique, raised in the USA, bounced around the Balkans, and studied in the UK/Ireland. She has worked as an actress, lawyer, journalist, and is a self-proclaimed “Jack of All Trades.” Neimus is about to add “author” to her resume with her debut novel, An Idiot’s Guide to Getting By. We sat down with Neimus to discuss her journey writing her debut novel and if she leaves any secrets behind for the readers in her life. 1. How many unpublished and half-finished books do you have? Four books in various states of completion. I’ve got a...