I love writing that. And you are dear to me, more than you will ever know. My books are in many ways a series of intimate letters to strangers (and friends and neighbors in the small town where I live. Which is sort of weird sometimes, but that’s what I do.)
Thanks very much for stopping by, reading what I write, and especially sharing my books. You can find them at most libraries and independent bookstores. If you’d like an autographed or personalized copy of any of my titles, please contact JoJo at her Haines Main St. bookstore, the Moosterious Emporium. We are happy to oblige.
Find the Good is my only audio book so far, but I read it, so that’s neat.
On the blog (just updated and easier for us both to navigate) you will find photos and musings on my world and small-town Alaska life. Please Subscribe if you’d like to be notified of new posts. (It’s free.)
In other news, I am working on my next book, which will be published in 2020 by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
Last night a big bear walked right down the beach just as I got home from the assembly meeting. I may have missed him had my phone not pinged with texts from neighbors: Brown bear on its way to you on the beach from the south-- The bear just walked right by. He's big...
“Lende writes emotionally but never sentimentally, giving us the best Alaska memoir of late, maybe the best ever.”
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