Terri Schlichenmeyer

Adult approach to kids’ stuff

Hey, what do you know? It’s a good question, and the answer is that you probably know a lot.

Benefit from going with the flow

For weeks now, your top client has been dancing around a decision.

A TV idol’s meditations

“What I Know for Sure” by Oprah Winfrey, c.2014, Macmillan Audiobook from Flatiron Books, $24.99 / $28.99 Canada, 4 CDs / 4 hours

A timely release of Thanksgiving adventures

You already know where you’ll sit this Thanksgiving.

Grandma was right. Darn it.

Every year, when November rolled around and you longed for the holidays, she told you not to wish your life away.

For the rest of your life, you’ll always regret it

With two bigger boys standing over him, the look on his face was a look of sadness, like he never expected

“Shots Fired” by C.J. Box

You’re stuck. Trapped in an elevator, office, front seat of a car, wishing you were someplace, anyplace, else.

One for me, and one for you

Divvying up candy when you were a kid was an almost-exact science.

What to eat: Tasty or healthy

You feel as though you might have to quit your job.

Personal thoughts on a wide range of observations

“Artificial Cherry” by Billeh Nickerson c.2014, Arsonal Pulp Press $14.95 U.S. & Canada 96 pages

Soul searching after mistakes

Everybody knows what you did. It didn’t take long for word to get around, actually; you can tell by the smirks

How do you deal with noise next door?

Your neighbor loves heavy rock & roll. He has all the CDs of all the major metal bands.

Tips for good fathers-to-be

You never wanted to grow up to be a zookeeper.

High-wire love story captivates readers

The bar was all of an inch in diameter but it was perfect.

Seeing God with someone else’s eyes

For most of your life, you’ve had a good relationship with God.

Outlaw musicians changed the course of country music

The first time you heard that song, you were stunned.

Fab Beatles story will make children want to dance

Ants are cool: they run all over, really fast, like they don’t know where they’re going.

Baseball Story great for little and big leaguers

A Baseball Story by Richard Torrey c.2012, Kane Miller $10.99/$12.95 Canada 36 pages

Author offers a heart wrenching escape

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline c.2013, William Morrow $14.99/$16.99 Canada 278 pages

Finding a connection with a cat and daughter

Cats & Daughters by Helen Brown c.2012, Kensington $15/$16.95 Canada 304 pages