Meet Sheryl Parbhoo at the AJC Decatur Book Festival

Join me at the 2017 AJC AJC Book Festival where I’ll be discussing my novel, The Unexpected Daughter. This is the largest independent bookseller festival in the country and I am honored to be presenting on the Atlanta Writers Club panel with several distinguished Georgia authors, such as Gray Stewart, Albert Norton Jr., Alayne Smith, and TM…

5 Recommended Summer Reads 2017

  Summer is in full swing and I have been on a great escape from real life.  After a stressful year teaching high school, not only are my classroom and desk empty and left behind, so is my brain. Fantasies of romantic tropical getaways and fun-filled family beach trips sound really good to me right…

Why I Google Myself

Ever Google yourself? It may seem a bit narcissistic, but it’s amazing, and a little scary, the kind of information that’s out there about us.  Since I put myself in the public eye when my writing career started taking off, I Google myself about once a week. One day a few weeks ago my search…

The Unexpected Daughter Book Launch

The countdown is complete. The party is finished.  The Unexpected Daughter is launched. Last Saturday morning, I sat up straight  in bed at 5:30.  In eight and a half hours, I would be standing in front of a crowd of book-loving strangers at the launch of my debut novel – and I had no idea…

The Unexpected Daughter Gets a Cover

I am home from work for a month with a broken foot.  I had bunion surgery and now have a bionic foot, complete with plates and a multitude of screws in my bones. So, to turn lemons into lemonade, this respite from teaching and lesson plans has turned into the time I’ve been working toward…

Part Two: Interview with Tanuja Desai Hidier

In Part two of my conversation with Tanuja Desai Hidier, she shares her thoughts on bicultural identities, the next steps in her creative career, and inspiring words for aspiring writers.   Music is an important part of both books and you are a singer-songwriter as well as author. How do the two connect for you…