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Description of my design of cross-cultural storytelling programs for urban children in San Francisco's Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park. Pioneeering efforts...
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This novel, a 1994 Minnesota Book Award fiction finalist, tells the story of family love and betrayal in the haunting voice of its ten-year-old narrator, Regina...
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The sequel to No Matter What, this novel focuses on the explosive aftermath of protagonist Regina Giovanni’s mother’s decision to leave her husband and two sons and...
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A bitter, disillusioned barber uses the occasion of a twelve-year-old boy's haircut to introduce the youngster to the danger and violence inherent in everyday life...
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Shortly after Saracino’s first novel, No Matter What, was published in 1993, she began to experience an inexplicable clenching of her vocal cords. Over a four-year...
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Equal parts writer's workshop and spiritual journey, this open-hearted guide will show you how to attain and sustain the creative life you desire. Based on a time-...
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The Singing of Swans takes Italian American protagonist Madelene Ross on a multi-century journey back and forth through time to reclaim her soul and her very...
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The Best Little Book Club in Town
Some of the top names in fiction today bring us irrestistible, often surprising tales of love, passion, mystery - and life not always turning out as expected....
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People in U.S. prisons are routinely subjected to physical, sexual, and mental abuse. While this has been documented in male prisons, women in prison often suffer...
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Sunset Bridge
Former socialite Tracy Deloche has nothing to her name but five ramshackle beach cottages and the unlikely friendships she's formed with her tenants.  Wanda,...
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Luminous Nights by Michele Hart
Cop or convict? How many faces can one man own?             An assassin wearing a holographic mask and a...
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No Funny Stuff! A Mission for Thalia, the Muse of Comedy by Michele Hart
Something's Rotten at the Gates of Heaven   Under conspiratorial inspiration of Olympian thrones,Thalia, the muse of comedy,sends a blessing of love and...
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Looks Are Deceiving by Michele Hart
You Never See Everything.             All shadows and mystery, Elissa Baker’s in hot pursuit of something...
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Mind-Blown by Michele Hart
            Jon Paige discovers his employer is developing illicit mind-control techniques. He quickly learns...
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Help Me Live, Revised and Expanded
When we hear that someone close to us has cancer, we want nothing more than to help. But sometimes we don’t know what to say or do, and don’t feel comfortable...
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Gobal Icons by Bishnupriya Ghosh
Bishnupriya Ghosh, Professor at University of Santa Barbara contacted me asking to use my painting of Mother Teresa in her upcoming book, "Global Icons" which was...
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