Cheri Blossum’s breakthrough novel -
the 2015 National Indie Excellence Award for Erotica!
About Maura Stone
Recipient of two national book awards, Maura Stone comes from a leading borscht belt entertainment family known as Catskill Royalty. She grew up in the lap of humor where famous American comedians sat at her kitchen table swapping jokes with her family; her father a sit-com writer and her cousin, Sam Levenson, known nationwide from the 1950's until his death in 1978. Today, most people recall Sam Levenson from his best-selling books, appearances on tv shows and for his poem that Audrey Hepburn loved.
No stranger to comedy as she was trained in the Stone/Levenson tradition of intellectual humor (both high and lowbrow), Maura pursued a different career path, commercial banking. Which gave rise to shock from colleagues when her first novel, Five-Star FLEECING, received rave reviews and won a national book award in 2011 for comedy. Although fictional in scope, the stories in the book are based upon true tales from the crypt of incidents formerly known to those involved in the high-end hospitality industry.
Breaking new ground with her unconventional sense of humor, Maura's latest comedy is eDating the Old School Way, published by HOPress in October 2014. In the role of the Bubbameistah, she satirizes the online dating arena and advice books/blogs while dispensing sage pearls of wisdom. Some say it's hilarious beyond belief. A must read for anyone who ventures online to seek a potential romance or whatnot.
Just recently, Secrets & Seduction by Cheri Blossum, a parody of 50 Shades, won the 2015 National Indie Excellence Award for Erotica. Just goes to show that there is an appetite for a porn bondage comedy!
To date, Maura has published several mini ebooks, some of which have won awards, and her recent contributions to humoroutcasts.com. Her blog, KISS-keepitsimpleschmuck.blogspot.com is the top comedy blog on the planet, winning awards and acclaim.
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- Truisms in Names For some reason, this book was a staple in my developmental years.The other day, my close bud phoned, “Say, can I come over and visit?”“Yes!”Over the past two years, we have undergone tumultuous situations, our lives in upheaval. In the midst of this turmoil, whenever we got together, all the bad things receded for that […]maura stone