The Wildflower Trilogy
Three books in one volume: The Secret Sense of Wildflower, Lily’s Song and Daisy’s Fortune.
This best-selling and award-winning family saga follows three generations of 13- year-old girls and their families from 1941 to 1982 Appalachia.
Amazon and Nook #1 bestselling author Susan Gabriel writes with passion, humor and insight about Southerners, both wise and wounded; teens, both ordinary and odd; and the people who love them, both explicit and unconscious. While she at times has written plays, poetry and nonfiction (see her blog), Susan primarily writes southern fiction and short stories. Discover more about Susan Gabriel here.
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Although I’ve talked about self-kindness before, I want to circle back to it. In the 90s, when I was a licensed professional counselor in Charleston, SC, most of the women clients I saw did not think they deserved kindness or gentleness from anyone, and especially not...
Do you ever take naps? Sometimes in the afternoons after a full morning of writing, creative exhaustion sets in. If I don’t have anything else going on, I will lay on my bed for a quick snooze. This feels like such a luxury. As a girl growing up in Knoxville,...
Can you imagine going through a pandemic without reading books? It's hard for me to even go there. Reading is a huge part of my everyday life. As I write my novels, I am also reading them. The editing process is reading the story over and over again and making the...
As our world becomes more chaotic, there has never been a better time to seek clarity. Clarity about what our values are. Clarity about who and what gives us energy, and who and what costs us energy. Then deciding how to let go of as much of the stuff that costs us as...
Will you help me celebrate? Life can be monotonous and challenging these days, so it’s important to celebrate every chance we get. Celebrations can be about all manner of things: watching a sunrise, a glorious sunset, seeing a friend or family member that you haven’t...
“Astute observations and wonderfully turned phrases, with nary a cliche to be found. She could be an adolescent Scout Finch.”
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review and named to their Best Books of 2012
The STONE Age meets the TEENage! Quentin Moss is an average 13-year-old boy with an anything-but-average problem: the cave boy he dreamed about last night has shown up, alive and smelly, in his bedroom.
Discover inspiration, writing tips and encouragement to get going and keep going.
In this elegant love story with a twenty first century twist, the reader is taken on a journey into the soul of relationship.
A Native American teenager finds adventure and a sacred treasure.