Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Tweet Growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, Jacqueline Woodson’s heart lived in two places: South Carolina, where she, her mother, and her siblings lived with her grandparents for several years, and Brooklyn, where she moved when she was still … Continue reading

Book Review: We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a true story by Josh Sundquist

Tweet Looking back on his relationships since middle school, 20-something Josh Sundquist realizes he’s never had a true girlfriend. He sets out to reconnect with the girls whom he almost connected with to help him discover what he’s doing wrong. … Continue reading

Win A Copy of Mother Daughter Me by Katie Hafner + Sampler of Mighty Leaf Tea

Tweet With the first day of May thoughts often turn to celebrating moms for Mother’s Day. I’m happy to be able to offer a giveaway perfect for moms: A copy of the memoir Mother Daughter Me by Katie Hafner and … Continue reading

Book Review and Giveaway: Little Fish: A Memoir by Ramsey Beyer

Tweet Ramsey Beyer, author of Little Fish is big on making lists of all kinds, like “The Top 5 Things I Like About My Neighborhood,” and “Recent Best Feelings Ever.” As part of the Little Fish blog tour, I have … Continue reading

Book Review: Standing By by Alison Buckholtz

Tweet Alison Buckholtz never imagined she’d be the wife of someone in the military, so when she fell in love with and married a navy man, she found herself navigating an alien world. And when she and her husband, Scott, … Continue reading

Book Review: Rapture Practice by Aaron Hartzler

Tweet Aaron Hartzler grew up in Kansas City as the oldest son in a strict Baptist family. From early on he was happy to help as his mom spread the word to neighborhood children about the rapture, when Jesus would … Continue reading

Interview with George Estreich, Author of The Shape of the Eye

Tweet With the birth of his daughter Laura, who has Down Syndrome, George Estreich and his wife entered an unfamiliar world that brought them into contact with medical specialists, behavioral and nutritional advisors, and situations they had not encountered with … Continue reading

Book Review: Day of Honey by Annia Ciezadlo

Tweet When Annia Ciezadlo started dating a Lebanese man she met in New York, she had no idea how his culture and his family would influence her life. After all, most of Mohamad’s family lived elsewhere, in Lebanon, France and … Continue reading

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