Monthly Archives: July 2015

The best headstrong young women, and Walt Whitman

Like the heroine of Alchemy’s Daughter, I have occasionally been described as “headstrong” by those closest to me.  I take this as a compliment, despite the negative connotations of the word.  Without a degree of willfulness, how else is a … Continue reading

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Harper Lee, the sadness of Go Set a Watchman, and virtual tours

With the release of Go Set a Watchman, I have been thinking of the beloved author Harper Lee and wondering, like many of her fans, if she ever really intended for this book to be published. Something is not quite … Continue reading

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Alchemy’s Daughter Italy book tour and giveaway starts today!

July 13, 2015 marks the start of the Alchemy’s Daughter Italy Book Tour, which features books related to Italian culture.  Please join me for this fun virtual trip and enter the tour sponsor’s Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win one … Continue reading

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