Phaedra Patrick

Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone

Phaedra Patrick’s debut novel, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, was hailed as “poignant” and “utterly endearing.” Now she returns with Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone, a gem of a novel about family, forgiveness and one man’s second chance at happiness. Moonstone for empathy. Azurite for memories. Lapis lazuli for truth… In the quiet village… Read More »

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Author Guest Post: The Curious Art of the Charming Character

The characters in my books are like real people to me. Writing about them is akin to meeting new friends and telling their stories. Some characters roll into my life, all vivid and full of color. They’re easy to recognize and might have a lot to say for themselves. Others might shuffle around in the… Read More »

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Books for Every Stage of Love

Every avid reader knows that love can be a complicated and exhilarating roller coaster of a ride! We see it all the time in some of our favorite books. The perfect meet cute between two strangers, the promise of something more than a tryst and, at times, the devastating heartbreak and loss. To celebrate this… Read More »

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BookClubbish Presents: Books That Changed Our Lives

 I always gravitate toward the staff picks section in bookstores, since there are always a few gems tucked within those shelves. Today is a special BookClubbish staff picks post, focusing on books that have changed our lives. Enjoy!   Emily’s Pick Me Before You by Jojo Moyes “As an editor, I read 24/7—I have to!—but… Read More »

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