Jan Stafford Kellis
Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family by Kathleen FlinnMy rating: 5 of 5 stars What’s not to love here? Family, fishing, foibles and food are all part of this fabulous Michigan memoir that includes the recipes mentioned in the…

Bookworms Anonymous

Bookworms Anonymous

It’s here! You can find your copy on Amazon.com.   The women are gathered again! Bookworms Anonymous is a non-traditional reading group established in 2000, comprised of seven women in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. They meet monthly to share a gourmet vegetarian meal and discuss and swap books. Part memoir, part…

The Long-Shining Waters

The Long-Shining Waters is a celebration of Lake Superior.  Three story lines, in three different centuries, are tied together by setting.  Lake Superior has been here for eons, and will remain long after we’re all gone.  The stories in this book relate Superior’s beauty, her strength and her fierce moods.…

Truth Like the Sun

Truth Like the Sun

Truth Like the Sun by Jim LynchMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Seattle is itself a character in this story of political corruption, greed, and ancient secrets.  One story line covers the 1962 World’s Fair, held in Seattle, exposing the back alley deals between the city’s most powerful men.  The…

A Pocketful of Light

My third book, A Pocketful of Light, is at the editors’ right now undergoing major surgery. It has been put out of my misery briefly, to be inspected and incised by others. I’m enjoying a light and airy feeling of irresponsibility and aimlessness. A Pocketful of Light  is the story…