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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.

Clarksville Customs House Museum & Cultural Center: First Thursday Art Walk~~Shana will read briefly from Poke Sallet Queen & the Family Medicine Wheel, sign copies, and answer questions. The museum will display the archival and vintage print-inspired slideshow she created for her recent launch at Parnassus. More details here... 

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APRIL 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.

Partners Bookstore in Westport, MASS: BOOK LAUNCH for Melissa Corliss DeLorenzo's second novel, Talking Underwater.​ Details coming soon!






Memorial weekend 2015! Grace Among the Leavings will be on stage for three performances at Lincoln's New Salem Historic Site, Theater in the Park's outdoor theater! May 22, 23, 24, 2015. More details here...

Forthcoming Titles for 2015-2016

A Journey to Find Inner Strength through Breath & Balance.
Breathe Your OM Balance

Available NOW 2015. "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 and the Dixie Diva mystery series​

Tennessee Polk Salad Festival in Harriman, TN: Shana Thornton, author of Poke Sallet Queen & the Family Medicine Wheel, will sign copies at the festival and discuss plants: Click here for more details...

Breathe Your OM Balance® shirts are here! Book is forthcoming in 2016.  

Melissa Corliss DeLorenzo releases her second novel, Talking Underwater, in late summer 2015. 


Cattail Beach is joy. “Sister” is a sacred word. 
Family is life, and Amy’s has been a gentle, happy one. A devoted family, a loving marriage, two little girls, a fulfilling career and a cherished and extraordinarily close relationship with her sister, Heather. 
But when a mistake results in heart-rending tragedy, nearly destroying all that Amy is sure of, how do they continue? 

​​More details coming soon...