~ December 2009 ~
Saving Cicadas reviewed
in CBA Retailers+Resources Magazine
"Fiction author Nicole Seitz has written yet another
delectable story...Seitz’s ability to capture emotion and the
spirit of things is indeed otherworldly, and her readers will find this
latest offering mesmerizing.”. Read
the full review here.
Saving Cicadas in Southern
The South Carolina People & Places
section of the December issue of Southern Living magazine features
Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz as one of four "favorite picks for
readers on your Christmas list." Other novels on the list were
Dorothea Benton Frank's Return to Sullivans Island and Karen
White's The Girl on Legare Street. Read
the full review here.
~ November 2009 ~
New Book and
Book Launch/Fundraiser featured in Preview
Charleston Post and Courier featured Saving Cicadas
and an author interview in "Preview" Thanksgiving Day, November
26, 2009. Click
here to read the interview.
Cicadas an Indie Next List Notable!
Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz has been designated as an Indie
Next List Notable for January 2010! "The Indie Next List,
drawn from bookseller-recommended favorite handsells, epitomizes the
heart and soul of passionate bookselling. Independent booksellers are
and have always been discoverers of the next big thing, the next great
read, the next bestseller, and the next undiscovered gem." - American
Magazine features Saving Cicadas
The November 2009 issue of Charleston Magazine
features a review of Saving Cicadas by Melissa Bigner. "Resounding
kudos to Charleston resident Seitz for penning a tale that
spans Carolina towns, explores family ties, wrestles heart-heavy fare
from abortion to the afterlife, and toys with magical realism."
Read the full review.
for Book Clubs
a website that reaches over 20,000 book clubs, is featuring Saving
Cicadas for the week of November 15 in its Book Giveaway Newsletter.
If you have a book club, visit the website and enter to win copies for
your group by December 15! Saving Cicadas has book club discussion
questions in the back of the book.
~ October 2009 ~
and Art Prints Now Available for Purchase Online
Many of my readers have asked for notecards of my paintings, and I'm
pleased to announce that you can purchase sets of my note cards and
fine art prints on this web site. Visit the Shop
~ September 2009 ~
Years of Happiness Nominated for SIBA Book Award 2009!
~ August 2009 ~
Lets You Dine with Your Favorite Author
Fiction Addiction bookstore owner Jill Hendrix is bringing
book lovers and their favorite authors together to share food, fun and
fiction. From Sept. 1 through Dec. 7 some of the region's top writers
– award-winning novelists, a best-selling science-fiction writer,
mystery and children's book authors and more – will get together
with fans at downtown Greenville's Lazy Goat to dine, read and chat.
Nicole Seitz will be part of the inaugural
season with a luncheon for Saving Cicadas on December 1, 2009.
the article on GreenvilleOnline.
Do You Know
Charleston's The Post & Courier East Cooper section featured
Nicole Seitz in the "Do You Know" column on August 13, 2009.
here to read the column.
Today Column Features Seitz' Cover Art
A woman wrote in to Doug Lang, Florida Today
HELP! columnist, asking about how to procure a the cover painting for
The Spirit of Sweetgrass. Read
the column here.
~ July 2009 ~
Paula Friedrichsen chose A Hundred Years of Happiness
as one of her Summer Reading Picks. Says Paula, "A Hundred Years
of Happiness is a treasure…a truly lovely book! Rich characters,
down to earth dialogue, and a meaningful storyline make it the perfect
summer read." Read the full entry on CBN.com.
~ June 2009 ~
Coming to Sip and Sign
Authors Patti Callahan Henry and Nicole Seitz will arrive
at Burry Bookstore on Tuesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. for a Sip and Sign.
Tickets are $5 and will include light refreshments, the opportunity
to meet the authors, hear them speak and purchase copies of their books.
Tickets are available at Burry’s. For more information about the
Sip and Sign, call 332-2511 or visit Burry’s Web site at http://www.burrybookstore.com.
~ May 2009 ~
Literary Festival stokes 'revival'
the article in the May 24 Post & Courier about the
upcoming Southern Literary Festival featuring Nicole Seitz, Brett Lott
with Jen's Jewels
Columnist Jennifer Vido interviewed Nicole Seitz about her
latest novel, A Hundred Year of Happiness, and said of the
book, "Beautifully written with an unforeseen ending, this book
will leave its imprint on your heart and soul. Without a doubt, it is
a must-read novel for May." Click
here to read the interview.
~ March 2009 ~
A Quest for
Life's Poetry - March 29, 2009 Post & Courier Article
Don't tell Nicole Seitz that the
world is bereft of magic. She knows better.
"I think life is poetic. And I think things do happen
ironically or out of the blue," says this clear-eyed optimist.
"I'm a real woman with an ordinary life who has had some extraordinary
things happen to me. Sometimes we get windows, glimpses into things
that are much larger than us."
For the Mount Pleasant author, these sweet spots in time
often foreshadow a new book. As is the case with her third novel, "A
Hundred Years of Happiness" (Thomas Nelson), in which two daughters
from disparate worlds search for ways to bring peace to troubled parents.
in The Star-News
A Hundred Years of Happiness by Nicole Seitz
was reviewed in The Star-News (Wilmington, NC) on March 5,
2009. "...her gifts as a storyteller are undeniable," says
book editor Ben Steelman. Read
the full review.
- A Hundred Years of Happiness
March 2009, View
~ February 2009 ~
Lucks Out as a Writer and Painter
The Charleston City Paper
ran a feature article about the "happy accidents" that have
affected Nicole Seitz's career in it's Febrary 4, 2009 edition. Click
here to read the article (PDF).
~ January 2009 ~
Books Kicks Off Author’s Luncheon Series with Anne Rivers Siddons
and Nicole Seitz
(Charleston, SC) Blue Bicycle Books
will host an author’s luncheon with Charleston’s Anne Rivers
Siddons, New York Times best-selling author of Off Season, Low Country,
Peachtree Road and many others. Also speaking is Mount Pleasant
novelist Nicole Seitz (The Spirit of Sweetgrass, Trouble the Water),
who will sign her latest book A Hundred Years of Happiness.
Lunch and talk will be at Fish Restaurant, 442 King St.,
followed by a champagne and dessert book signing at the Blue Bike, 420
King. A portion of the proceeds will benefit LILA’s Poets in the
Schools at Burke High School. Advance reservations required, tickets
are on sale now.
Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, 12 –
2 pm, $35. For tickets please call 843.722.2666.
Years of Happiness Featured in Charleston Magazine
The Literary issue of Charleston Magazine (January 2009), featured
a review of Nicole Seitz's upcoming novel, A Hundred Years of Happiness,
calling it the "riskiest and best work Seitz has offered to date."
Click here to view the