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Lindsay Eland

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Lindsay Eland knew she wanted to be a writer ever since fifth grade, when she won an honorable mention for her book “What Can You Learn From a Giflyaroo.” The book received rave reviews and was highly acclaimed among her family members. Sadly, with only ten hard-bound copies produced, the book is now out of print. In high school and early college, Lindsay traveled to India and had the privilege of working in Mother Teresa’s Home for Orphans in Calcutta. Years later, after getting hitched to a wonderful guy she met in college and having four kids in four years, she decided she didn’t have nearly enough to do. Picking up pen and paper, she began writing again with the humor, passion, and determination that always marked her character. A true ...more

My daughter, Ella, when she was little, asked me one morning on the way home from school, “Why do stuffed animals get ruined the more you love them?”


And when she asked me this I couldn’t help but think of the stuffed animal in question. She was holding up Gracie’s favorite stuffed animal—her  sock monkey named Jer-Jer. When Gracie was little, this monkey accompanied her everywhere and was rarel...

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Kim Tomsics 11:11 Wish is such a delightful read in every sense! Her writing is superb, her plotting exceptional, and her characters so memorable I feel like they are friends. I look forward to buying a slew of these for both my kids and all of my fa ...more
A Summer of Sundays by Lindsay Eland
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You may not know it yet but you are probably a lot like Sunday. In most ways. Maybe you’re not smack dab in the middle of six kids in a family but even if you have another sibling, I’m sure your pa..." Read more of this review »
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"This book is full of mystery, suspense, relationships, and surprises. I will definitely be buying a copy for my classroom! "
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"Sunday Fowler's story tugged on my heart from the first chapter and held onto it even after I was done reading the book.

I had no idea how it could be like being one of the six or a middle child until I read this book. I'm a first born and always h..." Read more of this review »
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“And always John, who is my own Gilbert Blythe, my real life Mr. Darcy, and the love of my life.”
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“Curiosity often plagued my soul more than I could bear.”
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