“We expect our happiness to come with a sign and bells, but it doesn’t. I loved you and you didn’t know. I loved you and that was enough.” Continue reading What Queenie didn’t tell Harold
“The best arguments in the world won’t change a person’s mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.” Continue reading Book Report: For the love of trees
All you need is an email to give any eBook to a friend. No trip to the Post Office, no … Continue reading Holiday sale in plenty of time for gifting!
Cliare’s connection to Libby had been formed in the primordial mud pie of early childhood. Continue reading Read the first chapter here for free!
While there is much loss, much sadness in Ordinary Grace, it is ultimately a hopeful story. Continue reading The unexpected miracle of another day
After months of sheltering in place, I found myself more distractible than I like. You too? Reading my normal fare—historical … Continue reading Three books that helped me escape
Sam Wylder is Clarie Jordan’s love interest in Us, Now and Then. He lives in the North Orange County town … Continue reading Friday Field Trip: Yorba Linda, California
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
Women kept the world running, really. (There was a definite difference between ‘running the world’ and ‘keeping it running.’) Continue reading His error was expecting perfection
“Open yourself to every possibility, for there is nothing your heart can imagine that is not so.” Continue reading Looking for a home