Bold and Strong: Coffee Chat with Bookshop Manager Melanie Ferguson

by Melissa Face I have been rooting for independent bookstores since I first saw Meg Ryan star in You’ve Got Mail. Anyone who has seen the film knows that F-O-X may as well have spelled an obscenity. In recent months, however, COVID has been the real threat to independent stores; so, it made sense forContinue reading “Bold and Strong: Coffee Chat with Bookshop Manager Melanie Ferguson”

Shop Local, Shop Legacy Roasting Company

Publishing my debut collection, I Love You More Than Coffee, during a pandemic has definitely presented a few challenges. Like most authors, I have had to cancel many in-person events, which makes spreading the word about a new book very difficult. Despite a few setbacks, this journey has still been a dream come true, andContinue reading “Shop Local, Shop Legacy Roasting Company”

Visits with Pop

By Melissa Face My children spot their grandparents’ vehicle from an upstairs window. They drop their iPads and tablets and run to the front door where they press their smiling faces against the glass. My mom gets out of the car with her bag of treats and walks toward the front porch. “Where is Pop?”Continue reading “Visits with Pop”

Bold and Strong: Coffee Chat with Author Kris Spisak

While I do provide some grammar instruction in my English 10 courses, Kris Spisak wrote the book on it. Literally. Her first book, Get a Grip on Your Grammar, was published in 2017, and it is a handy and clever reference book for those who want more information or would like to double-check commonly confusedContinue reading “Bold and Strong: Coffee Chat with Author Kris Spisak”