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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Did you keep a diary when you were growing up? Or do you keep one now? Or perhaps you prefer a journal. They are considered synonyms, but there are also clear differences. A diary is considered a daily summary of the happenings in your life. Some people make multiple...
Today I’m posting a 38 second video of a doe and a fawn that have been hanging around my yard here in the mountains of North Carolina. One of the good things that has come out of this pandemic and sheltering in place is that I have been more aware of nature’s awesome...
Fireflies or lightning bugs? When I was growing up in Tennessee, we always called them lightning bugs, and I still call them that. Here in the mountains of North Carolina where I now live, they appear every evening as the sun is setting. I love watching them light up...
Be creative. Once a day. Always. There has never been a better time than now. Find a way to express the potential inside you. Journal. Draw. Sing. Dance. Photograph. Doodle. Paint. When you do these creative acts, the little girl or little boy inside will perk up and...
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...
“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.