In “A Light in the Forest,” author Melissa Payne reunites a young mother and an object she recognizes from cryptic childhood photos.
“The Night of Many Endings” tells of conflicts and bonds that emerge as a diverse group rides out a blizzard amid the stacks.
A loose photo on my desk catches my eye when I walk past on my way to—I stop, rub the back of my neck, momentarily at a loss for what I was doing. I turn in a half circle, hands stretched out in front of me, trying to shake the present like I’m panning for […]
Melissa Payne is the bestselling author of ”The Secrets of Lost Stones.” For as long as she can remember, Melissa has been telling stories in one form or another—from high school newspaper articles to a graduate thesis to blogging about marriage and motherhood. But she first learned the real importance of storytelling when she worked for […]