Aug 15 • 1HR 26M

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

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

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Ambre is a founder of the Reshelving Alexandria Community on Facebook. Amanda and Ambre are real life friends and together curate and facilitate resources for Reshelving Alexandria such as the Literary Database and this podcast. They love discussing books and stories from their lives together. They love to share stories in all their formats because stories have the power to shape and change hearts and minds.
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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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