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Cindy Hval

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Cindy Hval is a columnist and correspondent for The Spokesman Review newspaper in Spokane, Washington. Her “Front Porch” column offers humorous, often poignant commentary about life, love and raising sons– not necessarily in that order.

Her first book, "War Bonds: Love Stories From the Greatest Generation" was published by Casemate in 2015. She's currently working on her second book "Tiaras & Testosterone: TNT."

You can also read her work in numerous anthologies including 10 volumes of the Chicken Soup For the Soul series.

Cindy is the mother of four sons ages 28 to 18 and is owned by two cats, also boys. She and her husband, Derek, recently celebrated their 32nd anniversary.

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Cindy Hval I'm a bit behind on last year's summer reading, so I'm really looking forward to catching up!
On my reading list this summer:
All the Light We Cannot…more
I'm a bit behind on last year's summer reading, so I'm really looking forward to catching up!
On my reading list this summer:
All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey, Rachel Joyce
Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf
Into the Water, Paula Hawkins
The Thing About Jellyfish, Ali Benjamin
Idaho, Emily Ruskovich
Narrow River, Wide Sky: A Memoir, Jenny Forrester
And most importantly, The Crows of Beara by my cousin Julie Christine Johnson!
Here's to reading and sunshine(less)
Cindy Hval



Currently, promoting "War Bonds: Love Stories From the Greatest Generation" is like a full time job! I have reading/signing events scheduled most…more




Currently, promoting "War Bonds: Love Stories From the Greatest Generation" is like a full time job! I have reading/signing events scheduled most every weekend.
But I'm itching to get started on my next book!(less)
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I taught them to eat solid food. To use spoons. To use the toilet. To tie their shoes. And somehow I also ended up teaching my four sons how to operate a motor vehicle. In the most recent episode of the Front Porch on Spokane Talks on Fox 28 Spokane, I recount how son #3 ended… Continue reading Driven to Drink
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“LOVE LESSON A good attitude is the secret to a happy relationship. Accept the person you married and don’t constantly find fault.”—Tex Gaynos”
Cindy Hval, War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

“the road, but thank God, she didn’t.” LOVE LESSON “Pay attention! Marriage is a two-way street. It isn’t all about your way and it isn’t all about her way. It’s the together that counts.”—Milt Stafford”
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“LOVE LESSON “Pay attention! Marriage is a two-way street. It isn’t all about your way and it isn’t all about her way. It’s the together that counts.”—Milt Stafford”
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