Meet the (Maine!) Author: Mary Lawrence

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting the well-known author of The Alchemist's Daughter when she gave a talk at the Kennebunk Library. Who knew Mary Lawrence lived in Maine? I first noticed Mary's book because of the cover, once again proving the rule: The cover sells the book. This is the first book in a series called The … Continue reading Meet the (Maine!) Author: Mary Lawrence


Get caught reading!

May is 'Get caught reading!' month. Why not get caught reading my book? One Brave Thing! At your local bookseller and at, where you can preview it before you buy it. This is a photo of my friend Charlotte who 'got caught reading' One Brave Thing at the beach in Florida! YAY! Where will you … Continue reading Get caught reading!

Poetic license, people! Heard of it?

I have been reading and reviewing books for years. Years. I haven't loved all of them, but with only one (to my knowledge) notable exception*, I was not ever unkind to the author in my review. If I liked or loved a book, I said so. If I didn't, then I moved on. Just because … Continue reading Poetic license, people! Heard of it?