Books

A Bond Beyond Borders

"Swimming In The Daylight" is the incredible story of the unlikely friendship between author Lisa Paul, then a young college student from the American Midwest, with a strong Catholic faith, and her Jewish, Russian-language tutor, Inna Kitrosskaya Meiman; it is a story about friendship and hope....
Beth Howard

The World Needs More Pie

Beth Howard, the "Pie Girl" is a writer, pie baker and self-proclaimed pie evangelist. Her recently released memoir Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie shows how one courageous woman triumphs over tragedy. It's about the nourishment of the heart and soul that comes from the simple act of giving to others, like baking a homemade pie and sharing it....
New Book Buzz

Book Buzz: Mothers & Daughters

The Women You Should Know team started to talk about some of our favorite titles that explore and celebrate the relationship between mothers and daughters. Some of these book suggestions have been around a long time, and others are new on the scene, but the common thread remains the same… the mother and daughter relationship is complicated, fiery, deep and intense, but one to learn from and to treasure....

WYSK Profile: Dawn Casale

Video profile of Dawn Casale, founder and co-owner of the Brooklyn, NY based One Girl Cookies, an expanding dessert empire famous for its gorgeous bite-sized cookies, amazingly moist cakes, seasonal pies and tarts, and dangerously addictive whoopie pies. The brand includes two charming, "Urban Mayberry" style bakery/cafés, a made-to-order business and a new, wildly popular cookbook....
Jennifer Shacker_Christine Jones

“Are You My Prince? You Certainly Took Your Time.” The Reality Of Fairy Tales

Christine Jones, associate professor of literature and languages at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT), and Jennifer Schacker, professor of English at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) have embarked on an interdisciplinary collaboration surrounding fairy tale studies, connecting their respective classes and co-editing a soon to be released fairy tale anthology....