I was honored to write an original essay for Good Housekeeping's April issue. The essay is a deeply personal one about my grandmothers and their charm bracelets, and our family tradition of decorating graves on Memorial Day. "A Charmed Life" is part of the magazine's "Heart to Heart" essay in...

The Charm Bracelet has been selected as an April Indie Next Pick! I am beyond grateful to the nation's independent booksellers, many of which have read, supported and championed this book from its earliest stages. The novel will be featured in indie bookstores across the U.S. Stop by your favorite...

I'm excited to share an excerpt of The Charm Bracelet audiobook! Narrator Andi Arndt beautifully captures the nostalgia, joy and heartbreak of the novel (and family) as well as three distinct female characters and generations. Enjoy listening to an excerpt of the book's prologue now, and you can pre-order as...

The Charm Bracelet received a stellar first review from Kirkus, which is notorious for being—ummm—a tad prickly with their critiques, especially of mainstream books that wear their hearts on their pages. Doing my Snoopy dance! "Three generations of women share the tradition of wearing charm bracelets to honor the big moments...

POPSUGAR named The Charm Bracelet to its list of must-reads for spring (which includes some amazing books and authors)! The list of "The Best 2016 Spring Books For Women" calls The Charm Bracelet "a sentimental story of family and faith."...

Reader's Digest has selected The Charm Bracelet for its July 2016 Select Editions condensed volume! The book will mail on July 10. Reader's Digest chooses a select few books each year for condensation for their millions of readers, and I'm thrilled to have my work be part of something my grandmothers loved and which I used...