Louisiana Book News, published every Sunday for The Daily Advertiser and Monroe News Star newspapers of Louisiana, is written by journalist and author Chere Dastugue Coen and includes book reviews, author interviews, industry news and much more. Louisiana Book News is also a newsletter, blog and Facebook page!
Chere is a native of New Orleans now living in Lafayette, Louisiana, and the author of "Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana" (The History Press), "Magic's in the Bag: Creating Spellbinding Gris Gris Bags and Sachets" with Jude Bradley (Llewellyn Publishing) and "Cooking in Cajun Country" with Karl Breaux (Gibbs Smith).
Coming soon from Chere Coen and The History Press is a collection of little known ghost stories titled "Haunted Lafayette," due out Sept. 2013!
To join the Louisiana Book News Yahoo email group, visit Yahoo Groups, type in "Louisiana Book News" in the search box and choose the group with the photo of the live oak tree (like the one above). We welcome all interested writers, readers and book worms. Not only can you read about the latest on Louisiana books and authors, but writers can post their booksignings and events as well.