Building Hope this #GivingTuesday

Building Hope this #GivingTuesday

I want to share something with you that is very dear to our hearts. In the fall of 2013, our whole family fell in love. It was late on a Sunday night when the van pulled into our driveway. We greeted three tired girls and their chaperone who would be our house guests...
Forks, Knives, and Spoons Around the World

Forks, Knives, and Spoons Around the World

It’s been such a thrill to see posts from people who’ve taken Forks, Knives, and Spoons on vacations and business trips or back home to the other side of the globe. I’m planning to build a gallery for the fun shots and I have featured some in my...
If you had the power …

If you had the power …

If you had the power to make everyone read one book, which book would you choose? Why? I think I’d have to pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by the esteemed Harper Lee. I’m certainly not the only one for whom this book tops my “best books ever” list,...
Book Expo 2017

Book Expo 2017

Book Expo in NYC is like the Super Bowl of the book industry – the “big event.” This year was my first attending and it was fantastic. My favorite part was meeting book bloggers, reviewers and authors, librarians, booksellers and publicists –...

The Muse and the Marketplace

One of my favorite weekends of the year is GrubStreet’s The Muse and the Marketplace. Celebrating 20 years since the founding of GrubStreet, Muse 2017 had an extra layer of special this year but delivered on the perennial aspects that make it a standout...