To Be Used at Cocktail Parties: Arsenic, Axes, and Imperialist Symbols—The Unused Research of Shadow Among Sheaves by Guest Author Naomi Stephens

To Be Used at Cocktail Parties: Arsenic, Axes, and Imperialist Symbols The Unused Research of Shadow among Sheaves 1. Intro During a recent late-night research session, I learned that Dr. Robert Liston, a famous 19th century surgeon, could amputate a leg in just under thirty seconds, sans anesthesia. “Time me, gentlemen!” he was rumored to … Continue reading To Be Used at Cocktail Parties: Arsenic, Axes, and Imperialist Symbols—The Unused Research of Shadow Among Sheaves by Guest Author Naomi Stephens

Celebrating the Release of Good News! It’s Easter! With a Giveaway!

Are you looking for the perfect little addition to your Easter baskets? Good News! It’s Easter! is the first title in my brand-new series of board books for little ones and I have a signed copy to give away! Published by Discovery House, this adorable new release celebrates the arrival of spring in all its loveliness. … Continue reading Celebrating the Release of Good News! It’s Easter! With a Giveaway!

Presidents’ Day | Guest Author Susan G. Mathis

Happy President's Day! In celebration of our Presidents, I'd like to give you a taste of President Grant's visit to the Thousand Islands in Upstate New York. The entire story is in Katelyn's Choice, the first book in the Thousand Islands Gilded Age series that releases on March 15. Visit www.SusanGMathis.com for more. Here's the story: Katelyn Kavanagh’s … Continue reading Presidents’ Day | Guest Author Susan G. Mathis

Julie Arnold on Real Men and Fictional Heartthrobs

So, ladies, in celebration of this divinely romantic holiday of Saint Valentine, let us pay tribute to all the men in our lives—including the fictional ones. That’s right, you heard me. Those fictional heartthrobs that live on our bookshelf. AKA, the parallel universe where a man can be sweet, thoughtful, (totally gorgeous!), and perfect in … Continue reading Julie Arnold on Real Men and Fictional Heartthrobs