This summer has been a wild ride. It began in May with wrapping up my Love Like Weeds manuscript and finding out I was expecting our fifth child. It ended in September with the loss of that child and the confirmation that my book would be released in October. In between all that, my family and I had the blessing of a week at the beach with extended family, two family reunions, celebrating no fewer than five birthdays including my grandma’s 80th in Pittsburgh, my husband changing jobs in hopes of a better opportunity, and, well, being pregnant.
Talk about a roller-coaster.
In the midst of all that, I’ve been terribly lax (at least outside of Facebook) in promoting this labor of love, my first book-length poetry collection, Love Like Weeds. This collection essentially picks up where my chapbook Lemonade & Rumors left off over seven years ago. Within these poems I share my journey of daily life as a wife, mother, and woman, seeking God in the ordinary and faith in brokenness and beauty.
If you appreciate my prose here, I hope you’ll buy a copy (or six!) of Love Like Weeds at Main Street Rag Publishing Company’s online book store. Place your order before October 15th to get the pre-order discount price.
CLICK HERE to pre-order Love Like Weeds: http://mainstreetrag.com/bookstore/product/love-like-weeds/
Click through the link above to read more about the collection, including reviews and a few sample poems.
Love Like Weeds will be released officially by the end of October.
As always, thank you, friends, for your support and encouragement!