The Summer of No Regrets

the summer of no regretsBeing a teenager is hard enough. Add life altering secrets, Hollywood gossip, and kissable neighbors? You’re in for some serious trouble. The Summer of No Regrets is a beautiful coming of age story about a girl on the quest for the ultimate truth about love, life – and the secret identity of her celebrity crush.

“A story full of fun and heart.” –Deb Caletti

Legend of the Valentine

Legend of the Valentine

“It used to be against the law in Alabama for Marcus to go to the white school. And even with the law changed, not many had tried.” In the face of daily bullying, Marcus learns the meaning of courage during the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

“The Legend of the Valentine is at its core deeply powerful story about loving one’s enemies.” –Midwest Book Review

Peculiar Pilgrims-Stories from the Left Hand of God

Peculiar Pilgrims-Stories from the Left Hand of God

An anthology of stories exploring the spiritual realm, Peculiar Pilgrims: Stories From the Left Hand of God, will take us on a fascinating journey: adventures in unorthodoxy, mysterious ways, moments of unbounded, unexpected grace.

“…Reading Linda Wendling’s exquisite anthology of short stories has stirred something within me that few thematic collections ever touch–the place where conscious reflection meets deep-seated memory” –Gregory Wolfe, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Image

Sleepy-time Dance

sleepy-time danceSleepy-time Dance is a board book for babies. When my four children were babies, I used to dance them around the room to get them to sleep. While we danced, I sang to them. Sleepy-Time Dance is that song.

Currently out of print

 

Poetry Chapbooks

Considering Flight

Considering Flight

Yielding to Calliope

Yielding to Calliope

The Sudden Drown of Knowing

The Sudden Drown of Knowing

Poetry has been with me as long as I can remember. I think it is with all of us, but we are taught to forget its language. Poetry is Jacob’s ladder for me: a place where earth and spirit connect. My most influential mentors have been Rose Reynoldson and Margaret D. Smith. I owe them both the deepest gratitude for helping me to find the poems amid the weeds.

“Resonant and surprising work.” – Luci Shaw

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