Tag Archive | book excerpt

Seeds with Stories: Excerpt from Seed Savers-Heirloom

Now that Seed Savers-Heirloom is available for preorder, let me just say how much I enjoy this book. I know it sounds a little weird and very immodest, but I do love reading Heirloom, and believe me, I’ve read it numerous times in polishing, proofing, the re-release, etc. And I still always get drawn in… […]

Lily Guerrilla Gardens

  Here is an excerpt from Seed Savers-Lily when she first sees Arturo’s back yard. Arturo called out ahead of us. “Abuelo!  Lily is here.” We walked straight through the house and out the back. An old man was rocking in a wicker chair under a hastily-made awning. He wore a straw hat and held […]

Introducing Lily of Seed Savers

  As many of you know, my Seed Savers books are being republished with Flying Books House. The first in the five book series, Treasure, was released June 11. Book two, Lily was released August 30. Lily is a character who is left behind halfway through book one and this is her story. It takes place at the […]

Garden in the Sky-Book Excerpt

  Today I’m sharing another excerpt from Seed Savers-Treasure. This is the scene where Clare and Dante first see Gruff’s balcony. In the end, they eat flowers. Can you guess what flower it is? He led them out of the kitchen and back through the main room, then disappeared behind some curtains to a sliding […]

Secret Signs & Symbols

As I was enjoying the purple flowers in my garden today, I was reminded of the role purple flowers play in my Seed Savers books. In Seed Savers-Treasure, as Clare and Dante travel cross-country in search of a place where gardens still exist, they discover the secret signs and symbols that help members of the […]

Excerpt from Seed Savers Treasure

  In celebration of the rerelease of Treasure today, I’m posting an excerpt from the book that explains the title. Enjoy. From chapter 8: Ana reached down and pulled something from the pocket of her sweater. She rested her closed fist on the table and opened it slowly like a flower opening its petals to […]

In Which Clare and Dante Get Baby Chicks

In my last post I introduced our three new chicks and mentioned that it reminded me of a scene from Heirloom, book 3 in the Seed Savers series. In Heirloom, Clare and Dante are living on a farm in Canada and learning about gardening, farming, and such. The setting for the book series is a […]