May 24, 2021

Check out this great sale of books for kids and teens! There is something for everyone on your list–read-aloud picture books, fun books, inspirational books, historical fiction, and fantasy, even entire series for your teen to get lost in. https://books.bookfunnel.com/mgyabooksforsale/ku8gjpainl      

May 18, 2021

The time-slip historical fiction book The Amber Crane about Peter, a 17th century amber guild apprentice, was inspired by three central themes. Since my childhood I have loved amber, a gemstone full of mystery and power. Amber is inextricably linked to the history of Pomerania, having occupied center stage in trade and politics over centuries….

May 4, 2021

Introduction In the course of my research for my historical fiction book Alina: A Song for the Telling, I happened upon the poetry of Yehuda Halevi, a poet from the 11th century, and felt as if I had come upon a pot of gold. Halevi was a Renaissance man of his time—a renowned philosopher and…