Why are you obsessed with Louisa? Why am I?

I pondered that question during the two years spent writing my book, River of Grace. Because Louisa was an important part of this book, I had to figure out first, why I was obsessed with her, and second, how she has acted as my grief counselor, and as a result, guiding me back into my …

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The first biography: Louisa May Alcott The Children’s Friend by Ednah Dow Cheney

The first book to be released on the life of Louisa May Alcott was Ednah Dow Cheney's Louisa May Alcott, The Children's Friend. A sweet and romanticized account of Louisa's life, this book was geared for the countless fans of Little Women and children of all ages.  Cheney, a longtime friend of the family (who …

Louisa May Alcott Summer Reading Challenge – What I’m reading

The In The Bookcase blog is holding a Louisa May Alcott summer reading challenge so you know I have to participate! 🙂 Here's what I plan on reading: 1. Finish my re-read of Little Women (and Little Women (Norton Critical Edition) edited by Gregory Eiselein and Anne K. Phillips) 2. Finish my re-read of Louisa May …