May 1, 2010 archive

Mother’s Day Contest: Jennie Nash, Author

Jennie Nash’s latest novel, The Threadbare Heart, was inspired by her mother. The novel is a mother-daughter story which shows the damage done by jealousy and tension. In Nash’s engaging novel, Lily and Eleanor’s relationship is healed by an old piece of lace which bridges their misunderstandings. Read Chapter One. Read my review. THE CONTEST …

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The Threadbare Heart – Book Review

One minute she was sipping hot chocolate like any holiday reveler, reading about fabric and design, knowing that her husband was happily wandering the bookstore aisle, and the next moment, she felt the full weight of the ordinary dangers of the world – chocolate, a holiday in her mother’s house, marriage itself. – from the …

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Fighting Back

I decided way back in August of 2009 to pursue a project to raise money and awareness of childhood cancer. I wanted to use my blog for something bigger. I had no idea at that time that cancer would touch my life in a much more personal way. Nothing can prepare you for that phone …

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