When Swift Water Comes

These past few weeks, we’ve suffered–vicariously or directly–from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. We’ve waited for news from friends and family, perhaps made our own plans for safety and resilience in the face of the storms’ fury.  A similar event inspired Emilie Loring’s Swift Water, the story of a flood in the wake of torrential rain … More When Swift Water Comes

For Her Birthday: My Favorite Emilie Loring Books

  “I make myself a present on a book’s birthday to square never celebrating my own.” Beckoning Trails Like Molly B. in Beckoning Trails, Emilie Loring stopped celebrating birthdays and, instead, celebrated the release of each new book–an annual accomplishment that occurred thirty times during her lifetime. (You can see her full list and links … More For Her Birthday: My Favorite Emilie Loring Books

Emilie Loring’s Last Book: To Love and to Honor

She was waiting at the Gift Shop for the films she had left to be developed when she became aware of the man standing beside her looking at bracelets. Sharp-eyed, rapier-tongued Ella Crane, the saleswoman, was expatiating on the charm and desirability of an ugly super-expensive silver band. As she went to the window to … More Emilie Loring’s Last Book: To Love and to Honor