Richmond’s Casey Quinlan publishes Cancer For Christmas

“Whoopee – cancer!” That’s not your average reaction to a cancer diagnosis, and Richmond’s Casey Quinlan isn’t your average patient. When, after her 15th mammogram, she won the booby prize – breast cancer – her first reaction, after downing a stiff drink, was to cover her own cancer story with the same relentless inquiry she […]

Skippyjon Jones

OK, I gotta admit. . . .even I love these books as much as my kids. The entire Skippyjon Jones series is just a hoot. The hero, and ultimately the master troublemaker–is a little Siamese chat who thinks he is a chihuahua. He speaks in a Spanish accent, causes all kinds of scenes and gives […]

The Middle Place: A Richmond Mom’s fave author wins big

As I sat in Shockoe Slip on Saturday afternoon, the anticipation of meeting my writing idol was killing me! Kelly Corrigan, author of #1 bestselling memoir The Middle Place, made Richmond part of her tour, much to my delight. Hearing her speak and read two chapters from her book was captivating. There are several themes […]

The Shack: a Richmond mom is in awe of this point of view

After hearing so much buzz about The Shack, I had to snag it at the bookstore. A few short days later (this is a quick timeframe for me to finish a book!) I had devoured all the words but couldn’t quite digest ‘em. . .I was savoring the immense delight of each chapter over and […]

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