Available NOW! Authors have proclaimed that this novel is a "literary gift" & that "book clubs will love this." Talking Underwater explores the balance between the elation of family summers at the ocean & the ways we navigate unbearable heartache to find news ways of being.​​ 

AUG 2012. Ellen Masters's husband is deployed to Iraq & Afghanistan, while she struggles to lay the foundations of a family life & raise their daughter. To deal with her fears, she searches for her strength by training for a marathon.

AUGUST 2013. Hailed as "a deeply moving story, one not given to easy resolution," Grace Among the Leavings is a child's perspective of the Civil War.

The book has now been adapted to the stage by playwrights, Kari Catton & Dennis Darling. Contact us for details about bringing it to your local theatre.

Interview with Shana Thornton, author of Poke Sallet Queen & the Family Medicine Wheel: "Why do you think preserving family stories is important?
Shana: First, family stories allow us to meet relatives we would have never known otherwise. They give us glimpses into ways of life different than our own, but those lives made our life possible. (...)
” — from Reading at the Kitchen Table. Read more here.


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New Review of Melissa Corliss DeLorenzo's new novel, Talking Underwater, in the Greenfield Recorder. Tinky Weisblat writes, "DeLorenzo constructs her novel deftly, weaving her story with a mixture of flashbacks and flash-forwards. Amy’s journey toward acceptance of the changes in her life is heart wrenching but also sweet and honest. 'Talking Underwater' is a quick read and a satisfying one." Read more here.



MAR 2015. Southern festivals, folk music, families falling out & returning- "Shana writes a magical story that stays with you long after the final page. As with one of the characters, 'She knows real magic.'" -Virginia Brown, author of Dark River Road & the Dixie Diva mystery series​

SAVE THE DATE 2016! The Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TN, will host a staged reading of Grace Among the Leavings in theotherspace! 7 p.m. on June 20, 21, 27, & 28, 2016. Click here for more information & to purchase tickets.

APRIL 2014. An OnPoint Radio suggestion as Best Summer Reads 2014! 

Set on the Massachusetts coast, The Mosquito Hours is a multi-generational story about how the women in a family attempt to keep secrets about their desires, spirituality, and motherhood. 


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