Novels Alive Blog Gives In the Middle 5-Stars! As the middle child, Carrie Young has always had a complicated relationship with her mother. Now that she is married with children and a career, she faces unexpected challenges when her mother becomes ill. Author Carin Fahr Shulusky delivers a poignant story with In the Middle. The storyline reflects aContinue reading “5-Stars for “In the Middle””
I was happy to meet and give an interview with literary blog, The Reading Frenzy. The blog is also offering giveaway for a signed copy of my first book, In the Middle. You can find the interview, review, and giveaway here.
As Thanksgiving comes and goes, we (or at least I) tend to ponder on Thanksgivings past. Since I’m now 70, that’s a lot of pondering. There were the years growing up with ten cousins running around our house, plus grandparents and aunts and uncles by the bushels. Those years quickly morph into the years myContinue reading “My Mother’s Table”
Spring time is for planting gardens. That fact was drilled into me from earliest memories. My mother, Dorothy Hoehne Fahr, was the true master gardener. My own garden is a very poor example. It’s raised beds in a suburban lawn. But my mother’s garden was a resplendent massive plot of rich farm land about 100Continue reading “My Mother’s Garden”
When Carin asked me to design the cover of “In The Middle” for her, I didn’t really know what to expect but she sent me a working copy of the book, and I was hooked. I finished it in two days. I couldn’t put it down because this difficult story describing a period of Carrie Young’sContinue reading “Words from the Cover Artist”
In the Middle the story of a 40 something advertising executive, Carrie Young who has suddenly, and reluctantly found herself a caretaker, with her two siblings, for an elderly mother with multiple heath issue. She is caught in middle between the needs of her mother, her siblings, her career and her family. While balancing all theContinue reading “Introducing “In the Middle””
Much like the main character, Carrie Young, in my book, I was suddenly thrust into the role of caregiver for my mother who was 82. It was exhausting and all consuming. It affected every other part of my life. My personal journey to help care for my mother took over five years, but left meContinue reading “Why I’m excited to share my first book with you”