Greetings from the Northeast! I have just come from a delightful visit with Eve, one of Emilie Loring’s grandchildren, and she had something for me: four Emilie Loring paperbacks that she hoped I would give to someone who would like them. If you’ve read Where Can You Get Emilie Loring Books? you know what a treat this … More How much do you know about Emilie Loring?
When Emilie Loring achieved best-seller status, she had ads in the New York Times and book-signing events at major department stores in Boston and New York. Independent booksellers published weekly newsletters for their customers with reviews of her books and short articles that she wrote for the purpose and sent to outlets across the country. (Thank … More She Found Cheery Titles in a Blaze of Imagination
Yay! The Emilie Loring Collection has reached fifty posts that have garnered more than five-thousand views by people in sixty-three countries! Wow! That’s a bunch! Thanks for being here and making the website and blog a success. Many of you know about my journey from personal curiosity to writing a full-fledged biography of Emilie Loring. (If not, you … More Have you heard about the Emilie Loring blog?
Fans of Emilie Loring tell great stories about how they first discovered her books and what she’s meant to them through the years. For Mother’s Day, Leslie Bell shares her mother-daughter story: I am so excited your post found me. I love Emilie, as does my mother. When Mom was in high school in the 1940’s the library … More Guest Post: I love Emilie, as does my mother
Emilie read a lot—and not just casually, but critically. She reviewed children’s books for her father when she was young enough to sit on the publisher’s desk, she reviewed her siblings’ plays in her twenties and thirties, and when she began to write in her forties, she wrote book reviews first. So who were the … More Who were Emilie Loring’s favorite authors?
It’s the summer of 1936. The Great Depression lingers, and Lissa’s Aunt Hetty has left her a lighthouse–on its own island, no less–an ideal getaway for a fledgling writer. The rest of Aunt Hetty’s estate was left to Alexander “Lex” Carson. Lex arrives on his best friend’s yacht, ready to claim his inheritance, but he and Tod … More Romance and Intrigue Arrive on a Yacht
In all of the talk about Emilie Loring’s life, I don’t want to lose sight of what endeared her to millions of readers—her books. Come, sit with me in a comfy chair by the window, a cup of tea or coffee or whatever you please next to you on a side table–and maybe a chocolate … More Grab a cookie and It’s a Great World!