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Stories from the Ashes Podcast
014 Night Wakings, Grief, and the Healing Power of Poetry

014 Night Wakings, Grief, and the Healing Power of Poetry

A chat with Val, beach reads, and some non-fiction for good measure

Our Guest: Valerie Brandt.

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Featured books in this episode:

  • Monster in the Hollows (Wingfeather Saga book 3) by Andrew Peterson

  • Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr: Their lives, their times, their duel by Anna Erskine Crouse and Russell Crouse (a Landmark book)

  • Thomas Jefferson, His Many Talents by Johanna Johnston

  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Here’s a link to the article Ambre still wants to finish reading on Motherhood as a Hero’s Journey.

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Stories from the Ashes Podcast
A Reshelving Alexandria podcast where we pontificate on good books and the stories that define and refine us. Join Ambre and her literary friends as they discuss what they're reading and interview others in the lit world. We talk stories in all their forms because stories have the power to shape and change hearts and minds. Come join the conversation!