Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: February 2015

With all the book stuff going on, and things picking up in my career at work, it was time to replace the photos I had done a few years ago, with some new head shots done by a professional photographer. Jen Sanders from Jen Sanders Photography had me wander around a local park last Sunday morning as the sun climbed up over the Cascades and filtered through a chilly layer of thick… Read More

Just over three years ago, I wrote a blog entry chronicling my first three days with Guillain Barré Syndrome. In it, I wrote that recovery times vary from 3 weeks to 3 years. I obviously didn’t heal in three weeks. My process took much longer. At the three year mark, however, I can say that my recovery is pretty much done. That’s not to say I’m completely back to normal, but, considering… Read More

I told you there would be lots more news coming soon, didn’t I? Greg Tabor at HarperCollins Canada has come up with what I can only say is a spine-tingling cover for Nowhere Wild. I am pleased beyond words. What do you think?

I just received an note from my editor at HarperCollins Canada that the US launch date for my debut novel, Nowhere Wild, will be February 23, 2016! This is almost exactly six months after the Canadian release date of August 25th, 2015 I’ve blogged about previously. This is obviously huge news, and I am absolutely thrilled! Why the delay in the US? Lots of reasons, and none of which I have any… Read More