Immortal Love by Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban–A Book Review

By: Mary Fran BontempoLove stories never get old, especially when they are immortal. NRFGP contributor, Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban proves just that in her new paranormal romance, Immortal Love, currently available on Amazon and Barnes& Noble.com. Writer, Carla Esteban, receives a mysterious phone call that will not only change her writing future, but her entire life. And then, she meets the equally mysterious Bécquer, who is “handsome, well-read, and can get you that book contract [...]

2018-10-30T09:49:36-04:00September 21st, 2012|0 Comments

Bécquer tan cerca… A través del arte / Bécquer, So Close…Through Art

 By Carmen Ferreiro-EstebanIf you’ve ever considered going to Spain, here is an extra reason to do so this spring.This year, during the month of June, his native city of Sevilla in southern Spain will pay homage to Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer with an exhibit called "BÉCQUER, TAN CERCA... A TRAVÉS DEL ARTE" (“Becquer, So Close...Through Art”).In this exhibit a hundred artists—painters, musicians, goldsmiths, sculptors, poets and writers—will share their work done in remembrance of the [...]

2018-10-30T09:52:11-04:00March 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

Midnight in Paris–Two Takes on an Oscar Contender!

 Directed by Woody AllenReviewed by Carmen Ferreiro-EstebanI believe Woody Allen has been directing films for as long as I have been watching them. And that is a long time.It was through Woody Allen's films I discovered Manhattan years before I set foot in the city. And although, I am not a great fan of his, I have watched my share of his movies. Some ( Scoop, 2006) I loved, some (Vicky Cristina Barcelona [...]

2018-10-30T09:52:20-04:00February 17th, 2012|2 Comments

The Artist-A Movie Review

This week in Entertainment:Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban reviews The Artist andMary Fran Bontempo brings you her take on the new NBC show SMASH and the 2012 Grammy Awards.Scroll down to read each post and be sure you don't miss a thing!Directed by Michel HazanaviciusReviewed by Carmen Ferreiro-EstebanThe Artist is that rare movie that is both a crowd pleaser and has earned seriously positive reviews from as much as 97% of the critics at Rotten Tomatoes. Rotten [...]

2018-10-30T09:52:28-04:00February 10th, 2012|2 Comments

Becquer Eternal

by Carmen Ferreiro-EstebanToday, Mary Fran will be reviewing Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, so I’ll use my post to thank all the NRFGP followers that last year read the beginning of my work in progress, Garlic for Breakfast, and encouraged me to finish it.One year later, under the new title of Becquer Eternal, a finalized version of my story has been accepted for publication by Astraea Press. It should be on sale by [...]

2018-10-30T09:52:42-04:00February 3rd, 2012|0 Comments