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Books My Wife Wants You to Know I’m Happily Married by Joey Franklin Praise from Shelf Awareness: “As a title, My Wife Wants You to Know I’m Happily Married has the hollow ring of a bumper sticker or T-shirt. Luckily, the contents promise a much stronger, deeper resonance with thoughtful readers who may see themselves reflected in Franklin’s often universally recognizable stories about childhood, children, growing up and adulthood.—Rob LeFebvre, freelance writer and editor Discover: These thoughtful, emotional and touching personal essays explore universal themes of the human experience.” Dawnland Voices edited by Siobhan Senier Review from Times Literary Supplement: “. . . puts another … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Books My Wife Wants You to Know I’m Happily Married by Joey Franklin Praise from Reading Glutton: “Franklin’s essays are just deep enough not to be trivial, just light-hearted enough not to be heavy, and readable enough not to be dull. Highly recommended!” The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony by Ladan Osman Review from Rain-Taxi: “Ladan Osman conveys a language and logic that is disturbingly fresh; it leaps from one observation to another and speaks familiarly yet obliquely enough to make us listen a little harder.” Remembering French Algeria by Amy L. Hubbell Recommendation from CHOICE: “Hubbell’s Remembering French Algeria is an intriguing and important contribution to scholarship on … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS

From the desk of Melissa Schneider: China’s Mid-Autumn Festival – Let The Wife Races Begin

      Melissa Schneider, LMSW, is a licensed relationship counselor and the author of  The Ugly Wife is a Treasure at Home: True Stores of Love and Marriage in Communist China (Potomac Books, 2014), a collection of stories including the two … Continue reading From the desk of Melissa Schneider: China’s Mid-Autumn Festival – Let The Wife Races Begin