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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Have you heard of doomscrolling? It’s a new word for me, and if I’m not careful, I can find myself doing it. According to Merriam-Webster: ”Doomscrolling and doomsurfing are new terms referring to the tendency to continue to surf or scroll through bad news, even...
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As a girl, I would hear the sound of the ice cream truck turning into our neighborhood from far away. Then it seemed to take forever before it finally made it to my house. Did you have ice cream trucks when you were growing up? The song was a light, faraway jingle at...
Here in the States, we are celebrating Independence Day tomorrow. But it is a very different kind of Independence Day. With Covid-19 in our midst, health authorities are urging us to stay home and stay safe. That is my plan. Perhaps this is the year that we consider...
“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.
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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.