Q&A with ‘Salvation on Death Row’ Author John T. Thorngren

John T. Thorngren’s life has been one of varied experiences that have taken him from Paris, France, to the oil fields of Texas. He’s manufactured car-wash soap, owned a retail store, operated a chemical plant, and programmed computers. He’s the author of a book about probability and statistics and a songwriter of Southern Gospel. So […]

A Teacher’s Perspective: How to Comfort a Grieving Child

In recognition of October marking Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, A Corner of Heaven author Laura Dewire shares her experience as a teacher helping young children grieve a loss in their family.  In caring for children, there are things you learn by studying. There are pedagogies and theories all about child development and practices […]

Meet Our Authors at These Upcoming Fall Events

Want to connect with one of our incredible authors? Here’s where to find them this fall: Kilee Brookbank and Lori Highlander, “Beautiful Scars: A Life Redefined” 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, Brown County (Ohio) Fair   Sharon Leder, “The Fix” 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Brewster (Mass.) Book Club 2 p.m. Oct. 15, UMass Dartmouth Panel […]

Q&A with ‘Beautiful Scars’ Author Kilee Brookbank

Kilee Brookbank was just sixteen years old when she suffered severe burns in a house fire that would change the course of her life forever. Now nineteen, Kilee is a college student, author, speaker, and philanthropist who has found the beauty in her scars and uses her story to inspire readers and listeners of all ages. Get to know […]

What We’re Doing to Battle the Addiction Epidemic

You’ve probably heard some of the news about the addiction epidemic in the United States, but here are some facts you might not know as we approach National Recovery Month: • More than 20 million Americans over the age of twelve have a substance-use disorder, and drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in […]

Q&A with Author Laura Dewire

Laura Dewire is a teacher who learned more from one of her students than she ever expected. An assignment done by young Kailen Offutt opened Laura’s eyes to the prevalence of infant loss and miscarriage, prompting Laura to team with Kailen to create a hope-filled resource for families experiencing unimaginable grief. This is the story […]