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The best laid plans…

The best laid plans…

Today started out according to plan. By noon it was off the rails, but I’m learning to roll with the proverbial punches.

New Blog <i>Ferre Me</i> Launches Book-of-the-Month Sweepstakes

New Blog Ferre Me Launches Book-of-the-Month Sweepstakes

Each month, we’ll announce a new sweepstakes title and give each new subscriber a chance to win. It’s our little way of saying thanks.

Book review – In <i>A Piece of the World</i>, Baker Kline Incarnates Andrew Wyeth’s Legendary Painting

Book review – In A Piece of the World, Baker Kline Incarnates Andrew Wyeth’s Legendary Painting

A piece of the world is well-researched work of historical fiction and, when done as well as this, the genre opens up a portal to another time. Finally, those of us who treasure the famed Wyeth painting get a chance to meet Christina. 

Life and Literature – Elizabeth Bennett on making peace with your past

Life and Literature – Elizabeth Bennett on making peace with your past

Fictional Elizabeth Bennett spoke practical words on making peace with our pasts, which we can apply to our own lives more than a century later.

Wisdom of the Pages (Vol. 1) – The Fellowship of the Ring

Wisdom of the Pages (Vol. 1) – The Fellowship of the Ring

Since the ancient Sumerians chiseled cuneiform into stone, the printed word has provided us with wisdom, inspiration and escape.  Each week in this Ferre Me series, Wisdom of the Pages, we’ll see what inspiration literature’s golden passages have to offer. Author’s note:  I didn’t plan to begin with […]