And the Winner is…

Sarah H. – come on down!!

I know our readers are well read, so I am giving you choice in your prize! :)

We have

1. No Promise In the Wind by Irene Hunt

we all love this author, here is yet another great book by her!

2. A Gathering of Days

a Newbery Medal Winner, this is one of my all time favorites.

Just let me know which one you would like to add to your personal library and we’ll send it right out to you!

Thanks for everyone’s participation – this has been so much fun!


writing a book

Books I Read While Writing a Book

My friend, Kristina, taught me that words are like water. Like a well that goes unused for too long, neglecting to use your words can dry them up. Often the way to get yourself out of writer’s block is to just write—anything—to unclog and let the … Read More...


Two Weddings and a Book Tour

We headed north on Thursday. It’s my first time driving north since making Alabama my home. It’s crazy how attached we get to this world, isn’t it, considering none of it is really home? I’m leaving “home” to go “home” and always the journey tugs and … Read More...


Bloom {Five Minute Friday}

My garden was two hopeful raised beds with some found dirt piled in and spread around. My hopes of starting a few Zinnia plants were dashed when the cheap packet of seeds I got at Walmart contained nothing but air. Yeah. A few tomato plants, … Read More...

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  1. Sarah says

    ohh yay! I will finally get a package in the mail!!! And wrapped up in a bright box, (that is is Olivia can be believed).
    Thanks for the song Olivia, you need to write more verses and then get your band to sing along with you. :)

    Trina, I think that we have A gathering of Days (I agree it is really good book) so, my choice is: no promise in the wind. Btw I read a review of the book and it sounds really good. My whole family loved Across five Aprils,hopefully we will like this one as much.

  2. Trina says

    yeah, sarah h. as in a distant relation to the red lobster!

    you don't have to do anything but choose your book, Sarah – then I send it too you! :)


    (nice song, Olivia. I'll have to ask you to sing it for me next time I see you)

  3. sarah h. says

    Oh my goodness! Is that me? Are their any other "Sarah H.s" out there? How do you know I am the original (I really am) Sarah H. and not a imposter?
    I have NEVER in my whole 20yrs won anything, this is so cool!!

    What do I do now?

  4. Olivia the great says


    Here is a song I wrote just for you..

    ..You won, how exiting, I am soooo happy for you!!
    Your prize will come wrapped up in a bright box.
    Oh, happy day you won the draw—ing!

    Okay, so maybe it sounds better when I sing it with my guitar :)