When the fictional Sam Wylder’s father is ill in 1972, he’s treated at the very real St. Jude Hospital in … Continue reading Friday Field Trip: St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, California
Having just finished This Tender Land with its compelling, at times breathless, life-and-death narrative, reading Anne Tyler’s Redhead by the … Continue reading Book Report: His error was expecting perfection
Odie is a twelve-year-old storyteller and orphan looking for a home. As the reminiscent and therefore omniscient narrator of This … Continue reading Book Report: Looking for a home
Nine Perfect Strangers Confession: I’m a huge fan of Liane Moriarty’s work and have read almost everything she’s written. Her … Continue reading Book Report: What’s up with Masha?
“Dialogue pitch perfect. Characters and family dynamics so well portrayed. Anyone can relate.” Continue reading Snippets of seven reviews for my book, US, NOW AND THEN
Excited to share my book cover done by the talented (and patient!) Judy Bullard at customebookcovers.com. She just kept fiddling … Continue reading Book cover reveal!
After much hemming and hawing, I will stop querying and take charge of publishing my ten-year-old novel, now titled … Continue reading Beginning my Indie Author Journey
Everything I Never Told You This is easily the most powerful book I’ve read in a long time. The author … Continue reading Book Report: Secrets can kill
The Salvation of San Juan Cajon Last month at my 50th high school reunion, I chatted with a Michael G. … Continue reading Book Report: A hero with a passion for public service
Decluttering has officially affected every aspect of my life. Even my novel. Recently I’ve culled this beast down to a … Continue reading Decluttering my story