Coming attractions for 2017 (and a summing up of 2016)

Abby May Alcott's diaries from 1852 and 1863 -- getting to know the real Amy March. May Alcott Nieriker's delightful foray into writing -- mentoring other women artists Jack and Jill, using Concord, MA as the backdrop. It's time to finish the Little Women trilogy. AND, a big reveal regarding ... ... hopefully by the …

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Louisa May Alcott Illuminated by The Message only $5 till Christmas

Looking for a great gift for a Louisa lover in your life? How about yourself? My publisher, ACTA, has reduced the price of my book, Louisa May Alcott Illuminated by The Message from $10.95 to only $5 up until Christmas! Here's a sample that you can read. Click here to order your copy. And a …

Happy Birthday Bronson and Louisa! Not a day over 217 and 184 ;-)

NOTE: I just found out my publisher, ACTA, is giving away 15 free copies of Louisa May Alcott Illuminated by The Message in honor of our favorite author's birthday. Go here http://actapublications.com/louisa-may-alcott-illuminated-by-the-message/ and type in code HAPPYBIRTHDAY at checkout. Even if you have your own copy, order one as a gift for friend! * * …

A blunt, controversial psychological study of Miss Alcott — Katharine Anthony’s 1937 biography

The 1930s was an interesting time in Alcott scholarship. The year 1932 marked the one hundredth year of Louisa’s birth. 1938 not only marked the 50th anniversary of Louisa and Bronson’s death but also the 70th anniversary of the publication of Little Women. Thus in 1937, two important biographies were released – Odell Shepherd’s Pedlar’s …

Those unconventional Alcotts left behind quite the mark

The Alcotts were an atypical Victorian family to be sure. Along with rather unconventional philosophic and religious ideas as to how to live, the family did not subscribe to typical Victorian role models. Role reversal To begin with, Bronson’s refusal or inability to work to support his family necessitated that his wife Abba take on …

Louisa May Alcott: Illuminated by The Message on sale through Christmas!

Check out Louisa May Alcott: Illuminated by The Message - on sale at 15% off through Christmas! Available in large print as well as a the regular edition. Use the code ALCOTT during checkout http://www.portalstoprayer.com/alcott/

Louisa May Alcott: Illuminated by The Message is here! Book signing this Sunday in Concord.

Louisa May Alcott: Illuminated by The Message is here! Book Signing/Launch this Sunday, Dec. 6, 4 pm Short presentation followed by conversation and signing-- let's gab about Louisa! The Barrow Bookstore, 79 Main Street, Concord, MA (rear of the building, behind Fritz & Gigi) Are you passionate about Louisa May Alcott too? Subscribe to the …