26 states. 13 countries.
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Morocco Edition! High in the the Atlas Mountains on the way to Casablanca with my inimitable friend Carolyn
Living history! Adam’s real-life great-grandnieces Heather and Ceora in Flagstaff, Arizona
This sculpture in Billings, Montana is the very embodiment of a little girl in the early pages of TheRiverByStarlight
At Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, where Ashley Sweeney reports that “Even Leonardo da Vinci recommends The River by Starlight.”
From the Tree of Life in Jau,Bahrain Leshay tells us “The roots go down over 50m. There’s scarcely any water sources or rain. Some say this is the original place of the Garden of Eden. How does the tree survive? Marvels of the world.”
Jake and Elwood Edition! Because ♫♬♫ everybody needs somebody to love ♬♫♬
“Hey Zeke, check this out! ‘They’d hiked four miles upriver, wading into a pocket where bass and walleye gathered.’ Road trip!”
Atlanta Botanical Garden
In the mists of Charmouth, England
The River by Starlight: it’s what’s for lunch in old San Antonio.
Chicago Botanical Garden with Linnaeus
“Never miss a good chance to shut up” (and read). ~Will Rogers Tulsa Oklahoma
Grand Central Station, New York
with Barbara Linn Probst
Summer reading recommendation from none other than Stuart Little. Abilene TX Storybook Garden
Sweet shot of Pegasus reading the back cover of The River by Starlight–looking for those references to himself?
At the Tucson Arizona airport.
Petra, Jordan Thank you, Linda Hamati!
Flyin’ high in Dayton, Ohio
Owerri, Nigeria Thank you, Rebecca Clark-Bash
Chicago, Chicago That toddlin’ town!
Jaipur, India with Rebecca Clark-Bash at the old city palace of the royal family.
Eugene, Oregon with … Ken Kesey? Ken Kesey!
Buddha does Boise Idaho
with Laurie “Tuesdays with Laurie” Buchanan
Bali Bar Book Club, Merritt Island Florida grew so big, they had to split into two groups. So I got two wonderful evenings with readers of The River by Starlight and their thoughtful and incisive questions.
John Wayne and the Western Writers of America Spur Award winner for Best First Novel Santa Ana California
With Lady Science at the BostonPublic Library
On the PortlandOregon Esplanade with Mayor Vera
“‘Adam SEALS the envelope with a clenched fist …’ Bloody hell! What’d we ever do to him?”
Shemanski Fountain, Portland Oregon
“Holy Ruth-at-the-well!” The cousins slap each other’s shoulders. “Forty years makin’ ice cream and we find out we’re in the wrong business.”
Speaking of ice cream . . . Okinawa, Japan
Whale of a great beach read in Depoe Bay, Oregon
Happy hour in Dunnville, Ontario, Canada
Halloween in Boston, Massachusetts
McMinnville, Oregon with Ben
“Women are books, and men the readers be.” -Poor Richard.
“…saucer-sized cookies . . . ten one-cup ingredients . . . raisins and walnuts . . . chocolate bits . . . coconut . . . oatmeal . . . peanut butter . . . hey, Ma! Did you read Chapter 15?!”
Missoula Montana on the Clark Fork River
Jacksonville Oregon with pioneer photographer Peter Britt
Miners in Jacksonville Oregon strike gold with The River by Starlight
Yo! in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with Rocky Balboa
Madison Wisconsin with Jaron Bernstein
Lagos, Nigeria with Rebecca Clark-Bash
William Clark reads about the river he named Pompey’s Pillar, Montana
En route to MauiHawaii with Carolyn A.
Boston College with the Golden Eagle
Lucy in a Suitcase Book Group of Ashland, Oregon just might be the best name ever.
Certainly some of the best reader-friends ever.
Thank you, dearling Anjie Reynolds!
Navesink River, Rumson, NJ
Studland, Dorset, England
A Canadian in Crete!
Among beautiful things in Auckland, New Zealand
Gorgeous Garden Valley, Idaho
On the waterfront at Annapolis, Maryland
Family read! Marshall, North Carolina
Beautiful reader in Norfolk, Virginia
Mama Bears need their own reading time. Abilene, TX Storybook Garden
Doin’ Dallas, Texas
Otterly adorable in Summerville, South Carolina
Chillin’ at Icicle Creek, Washington
Aloha from the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii
Dogwood time in Knoxville, Tennessee
The River by Starlight Road Trip stops in Fargo, North Dakota