READERS’ CORNER for June: features characters of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities for June’s Rainbow Book Month. A Journal of the Plague Year (Daniel Defoe), the classic set during the 1666 devastation; The Personal History of Rachel DuPree (Ann Weisgarbe), about a black family homesteading in 1917 in the Badlands; All The Way Down (John Green), an unflinching look at mental illness; and Run Away(Harlan Cohen), featuring a religious cult, and murder. See https://www.myprimetimenews.com/category/books/; kathleenduhamel.com, or BonnieMcCune.com #womenreaders #womenfiction #bookreview #seniors #Coauthors
New Book Review Column Debuts: I’ve joined forces with author Kathleen Duhamel to create a monthly book review column for Prime Time News, metro Denver’s source for news and information aimed at seniors. “Reader’s Corner” features short, insightful reviews of books popular with mature adults. While the column focuses primarily on newer releases, we also plan to review a selection of their favorite classics. Reader comments and book recommendations are welcomed at https://www.myprimetimenews.com/readers-corner/#respond Duhamel writes contemporary romance and women’s fiction featuring “seasoned” characters. Her newest is Fed Up. https://www.kathleenduhamel.com/ My latest is Never Retreat, a suspenseful romance in Colorado’s wilderness. https://bonniemccune.com/ For the online version of Prime Time News, go to https://www.myprimetimenews.com/
Colorado Sun publishes my essay about masks: Go to https://coloradosun.com/2020/05/02/write-on-colorado-bonnie-mccune/ Colorado Sun published my essay about masks. “Write On!”, “Our reactions to coronavirus only give us the illusion of control.”
NEW PODCAST: I discuss my journey and how having a passion in life helps me and others gain purpose and excitement on the Femininjja Project. Visit http://thefemininjaproject.libsyn.com/episode-58-patience-resilience-and-finding-your-passion
PAPERBACK NOW AVAILABLE! A feisty single mom clashes with an ex-military corporate star at a retreat in the wild Colorado mountains. But when a raging flood threatens their survival, they learn the true meaning of partnership. Available in paperback as well as ebook. To order, visit Amazon, https://www.amazon.com/Never-Retreat-Bonnie-McCune-ebook/dp/B07X5BMVFL or Totally Bound, https://www.totallybound.com/book/never-retreat ,or other online retailers.
FEMINIST LUNCHEON PRESENTATION: Tuesday, February 11, 2020, I appeared as guest speaker on my recent book, Never Retreat, and discussed “Beating My Head Against a Wall: why I continue to write” about the joys and woes of writing. Somewhere inside any person who chases a dream, there’s a little voice saying, “Keep going; don’t give up yet.” That voice might be an angel’s or a demon’s, but it has a definite impact on life.