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The Power of Journaling: Part 3 in a Series

November 29th, 2010

The Power of Journaling: Article 3 of series By Erica Miner, NABBW’s Journaling Expert Greetings, Boomers! What do the following names have in common? Anne Frank… Virginia Woolf… Sylvia Plath… Thérèse of Lisieux… Anaïs Nin… How are the following popular novels linked? Bridget Jones… The Nanny Diaries… The Princess Diaries… In this month’s article, I’d like to discuss some of the famous women who kept journals, as well as some best-selling novels that took form as diaries or journals. I started my first journal at the age of thirteen, when my... Read More

Every Little Step She Takes

November 19th, 2010

Every Little Step She Takes Author: Carolyn Steele Agosta http://www.carolynagosta.com Reviewed by Anne Holmes for the NABBW Warning: This is a “can’t put down” story, so don’t start reading it unless you have time in your schedule to finish it quickly. Every Little Step She Takes is the story of Amanda Long, an 18-year-old ballet student, whose family has been torn apart by their inability to handle the sudden and unexpected death of her brother. Her parents can’t seem to talk about it – and she’s feeling quite alienated, living away from home for the first time. In short, she... Read More