BookGirl.TV Launches To Inspire, Encourage Women Readers And Writers Through Online Video Book Club

 BookGirl.TV Launches To Inspire, Encourage Women Readers And Writers Through
                            Online Video Book Club

New Site Features Video Book of the Month Club, Fun Author Video Interviews,
Book Reviews, Quizzes, Giveaways, Writing Tips, Online Writing Courses and

PR Newswire

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 30, 2013

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --BookGirl.TV, a new site that
empowers women to thrive, launched today to inspire and encourage women
readers and writers. Created to connect, inform and motivate, BookGirl.TVis a
new reading and writing resource forwomen. Founded by award-winningauthor
Tessa Smith McGovern, the site provides a community where women readers and
writers can have fun, find balance and achieve their goals. BookGirl.TV hosts
a monthly video book club and features video interviews with best-selling and
emerging authors, book reviews and recommendations, online writing courses,
writing tips and tricks, delectable cocktail recipes, book quizzes, exclusive
BookGirl Limited Edition Collectibles, free books and much more!

Forged from 20 years of writing experience, successfully navigating the
publishing industry and teaching, BookGirl.TV helps writers achieve their
creative goals and makes it easier for readers to find the right books. An
online video book club, BookGirl.TV delivers a new infotainment-driven web
series that brings information, fun and inspiration to women. Both book clubs
and individual readers and writers can curl up weekly to join in the merriment
with the BookGirl web series, airing Thursdays at 7 p.m. EST via BookGirl.TV
and its YouTube channel. The series also syndicates on iTunes, BlipTV and
Dailymotion, with more platforms in development.

"BookGirl.TV was created to make reading and writing more fun, and to
encourage women to get together in groups and help each other maintain their
momentum. It's geared to facilitate a supportive, stimulating way for women
readers and writers to achieve their goals," said Tessa Smith McGovern,
founder of BookGirl.TV. "BookGirl.TV is a quintessential destination for women
readers and writers – a supportive community where women readers and writers
can connect, reach goals, find balance and have fun. When these groups are
sustained over time, it can literally make a different, richer and better
person of you. It has me."

McGovern is an award-winningshort-story writer whose many publication
creditsinclude the Connecticut Review and the English Arts Council at the
Southbank Centre, London.She is also an educator at Sarah Lawrence College
where she brings valuable insight intolong-or short-form,fiction,
non-fiction or poetry forbeginners to advancedwriters through her knowledge
of theInternet, the publishing worldand digital publishing.

McGovern also is founder and editor ofeChook™ Digital Publishing,which
publishes short-story collections on multiplemobileplatformsas well as
originalweb-based stories at eChook attracts thousands of readers
in 100+ countrieswith26 million impressions on Facebook and 1,100+ Twitter

Beyond a virtual presence, BookGirl is rolling out its first local event to
serve readers and writers. BookGirl will host a Reading and Networking Party
on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. EST. The event will be held at Barnes and
Noble, Post Plaza Shopping Center, 1076 Post Road East, Westport, Conn.,
06880. BookGirl's Reading and Networking Party will attract writers, editors,
self-publishing advisors, marketers and local and online workshop leaders.
Notable readers will include: best-selling author Jane Green, Cathy Allman,
Carla Carlson, Karen Dukess, John Gredler, Kimberly Ann Nunes and Steve Lewis.
For more information, sign up for the BookGirl e-newsletter at

About BookGirl.TV
Created by award-winning author and educator Tessa Smith McGovern, BookGirl.TV
is a new platform that empowers women readers and writers to thrive. Designed
for women 35+ years-old, BookGirl.TV is the quintessential destination for
female readers and writers, offering a supportive community to connect, inform
and motivate. BookGirl hosts a video book club and an innovative new
infotainment-driven web series that delivers information, fun and inspiration
to female writers. The site also offers a free biweekly e-newsletter, book
recommendations, online writing courses, gifts, book quizzes, limited edition
collectible books, free books and more.

Media Contacts:
Rogers & Cowan
Jim Hughes | Carol Lee
310-854-8275 | 310-854-8168


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