Jan Stafford Kellis
Flint Book Expo

Flint Book Expo

Stop by the Flint Public Library this coming Saturday, May 4, 2013 to meet and greet 42 different authors and browse/buy their books! This will be my first appearance at the Flint Book Expo, so I’m not sure what to expect;  for more information, check out the Facebook event page…

Range of Motion

Range of Motion

Range Of Motion by Elizabeth BergMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the realistic, yet somehow uplifting, story of a wife’s grief over her comatose husband.  The first few lines of the book reveal Lainey’s numb shock over the absurdity of her husband becoming the victim of a large…

Once Upon A River

Once Upon A River

Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo CampbellMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Join Margo Crane on her search for her mother as she lives off the land on the Stark River. This story is a coming-of-age-style adventure odyssey full of memorable, realistic characters and plenty of ethical and moral…

Wild Mind:  Living the Writer’s Life

Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life

Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life by Natalie GoldbergMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I bought this book at Starrlight Books in Flagstaff, Arizona, a great little used bookstore.  This inspiring little volume, made up of brief essays about Natalie Goldberg’s life interspersed with suggested writing topics and exercises, motivated…