Book Review: Let’s Talk About Race

I am completely gobsmacked by the sheer beauty and wisdom of Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester. The clarity of his language and the importance of his message stands on its own, but the [...]


I have a virtual drawer of unfinished manuscripts, character sketches, and story outlines. My ‘Recent Project’ list in Scrivener is longer than most pub menus.  Every morning on the walk to school, I repeatedly tell [...]

Book Review: Red Butterfly

Red Butterfly is a beautiful and heartbreaking story in fluid verse. It is written by A.L. Sonnichsen who lived in Hong Kong as a child and then in China for a period of time as an adult. There [...]

Book Review: Rebecca’s Journey Home

I am always in search of books that reflect Jewish diversity. Also, since our youngest child was adopted, I love books that can help her understand that adoption is just another way to grow a [...]