This is a 1939 ad from the Battle Creek (Michigan) Enquirer. Spencer’s sold used books and rented books at what seem to us now as incredibly cheap prices. Three cents a day to rent a book? But remember when this was. The nation had just come through the Great Depression, and families were still getting their … More Up-to-the-Minute Books Are Here!
There couldn’t be better timing for an original, Emilie Loring book to come out as an e-book. And what a nice story to choose! “If you could read only one Emilie Loring book, this is a good choice.” see: Emilie Loring’s Last Book: To Love and to Honor “Emilie Loring sounds great. I’d like to read … More How to Give Emilie Loring This Season
You never know where a clue will lead. … More Crossing Paths and Discovered Gems
I like Emilie Loring precisely because she wrote so many books that I enjoy, each satisfying something a little different at different times. In my twenties, I especially liked Rainbow at Dusk and Where Beauty Dwells. Since taking up writing myself, I’ve found new identification with Give Me One Summer and Beckoning Trails. from: For Her … More Different Times Call for Different Books
Facts aren’t just facts. Things aren’t just things. They hold memories etched into them with experience, knowledge, and emotion. … More Memories in a Blueberry Mug
Penelope Sherrod’s mother needs life-saving surgery, and the only way to afford it is for “Penny” to marry wealthy Donald Garth and turn her back on the scoundrel she really loves, Dick Wentworth. In one eventful day, Dick suggests an affair, Penny realizes she doesn’t love him after all, and she marries Don, but not … More Finding Garth the Gunmaker
“Who was it said ‘style in writing is like good manners in human intercourse’? It reminds me of one of the big writers. Can’t remember which, the resemblance keeps teasing at my mind.” Give Me One Summer The writer who said it was Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, in a series of lectures at the University … More Advice to Writers, On Style