Want to reduce stress eating? Here’s a tease for my latest Success Magazine column.
No matter how motivated you are to eat well, you might find yourself seeking solace from food. My friend Christine said a combination of work pressure and a challenging relationship recently led her to binge on… Read More
If you currently write for children or young adults, or are thinking about doing so, becoming a Children’s Lit Fellow at Stony Brook Southampton might be just for you. It was for me in more ways than one.
First, a little backstory…
Following my mother’s near-death experience in 2014*, I… Read More
The following review of Wonder Woman Warbinger (Random House Books for Young Readers, August 29, 2017) by Leigh Bardugo is from Food, Fitness & Fiction contributing editor Joshua Flores (pictured below).
In Wonder Woman Warbringer, Leigh Bardugo depicts the teenage years of princess Diana. With magical lassos, world destruction, and… Read More
How do you hope when it feels out of reach
How do you hope when the haters leach
Their anger, their madness into the air
The stench of their fury too awful to bear
When you look up to find the answers you need
A strong, courageous mentor to… Read More
The following review of Words in Deep Blue (Random House, June 6, 2017) by Cath Crowley is from Food, Fitness & Fiction contributing editor Amber Lee (pictured below).
Here’s a description from Amazon:
Years ago, Rachel had a crush on Henry Jones. The day before she moved away, she tucked… Read More
Maroon Bells, Aspen, Colorado, July 2017
When it looks like your world is falling apart,
When you lose your balance, your patience, your heart
You reach for, collect, and gather the threads
Of things you don’t understand as you try to make sense
You read, you examine, you… Read More
The following review of Ramona Blue (Balzer & Bray, May 9, 2017) is from Food, Fitness & Fiction contributing editor Josh Flores (pictured below).
In Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy, another strong and human female character—one who defines herself by the trailer she lives in and the color… Read More
If you follow my Food, Fitness & Fiction blog, you know that when I truly love a book, I love it deeply. I love it so much that I immediately want to interview (if not meet) the author, and I want everyone I know to read and love the book… Read More
Disclaimer: I am a member of Barilla’s Pasta Advisory Council. As always, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure statement here.
If you want to prepare nutritious and enjoyable family meals, including pasta and pulses can be a great move. Not only do these foods help your children meet… Read More
The following review of Between Two Skies (Candlewick, April 25, 2017) by Joanne O’Sullivan is by Food, Fitness and Fiction Contributing Editor Joshua Flores (pictured below).
Here is a description of Between Two Skies from Amazon:
Hurricane Katrina sets a teenage girl adrift. But a new life —… Read More