Category: Who we are

Nicole

Nicole

When I was a kid, reading helped me through some pretty dark times. Books were the place I ran to when life got to be too much. In books, I found out that I wasn’t the only one who didn’t fit in; that I wasn’t the only one who was awkward or different from others. I found out about places and people that were far out of reach in my little world. As I grew older, books allowed me to connect with the people around me and challenged me to extend myself to new places and try new things. My...

Abby McCarthy

Abby McCarthy

I was reading the Edge of Never and they were talking about New Orleans, it made me think that even with all of the images I have seen on the news because of Hurricane Katrina that I visualize New Orleans a complete different way.  I see it through the eyes of Anne Rice when I first read the Witching Hour 16 years ago.  I was married in North Carolina but I see North Carolina, with Wild horses running on the beach because of Nicholas Sparks.  I see Kiev Russia decades ago because of Tattianna in the Bronze Horseman. I have...