Join us at Brookline Booksmith

Saturday December 13th at 10:30 am. I’ll be reading my book during Story Hour and doing a coloring activity for young children (and grownups who like to color). Co-sponsored by Interfaithfamily.com
http://www.interfaithfamily.com/elgg/pg/event_calendar/view/189140

Closing a circle

Monica and I have come a long way from our Puzzle Place trainings many years ago, and we both remain committed to welcoming and accepting people of all backgrounds. Thanks to Monica, who is a truly awesome person, for her kind words in this posting on her blog, Monica’s Tangled Web.
http://monicastangledweb.com/2014/12/08/eight-candles-and-a-tree/

Heartland Fall Forum

Signing my books at the Heartland Fall Forum, an annual conference for independent book sellers based in the mid-West, was a positive and inspiring experience. My book was well received, and I especially enjoyed talks by children’s book authors Judith Viorst and Rosemary Wells.
I was pleased to see that the pendulum seems to be swinging back towards embracing and supporting independent local bookstores, recognizing that their book-loving staff can immediately recommend any type of book, and also that local bookstores contribute meaningfully to their communities. It was wonderful to be with so many people who love books of all kinds.
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