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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I will let Mr. Rogers do most of the talking today, except to say that it is the deep part of you that I also like. The part of you that is kind, compassionate, and courageously doing your best. May we all choose love over hate, peace over war, and justice over greed,...
What is the most courageous thing you’ve done lately? Becoming a parent may be the most courageous thing I’ve ever done overall. Or maybe it was becoming a writer. Or maybe it was getting out of bed this morning. Courage is relative. It depends on the person and the...
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...
“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.