“…a multi-generational novel that plucks the heartstrings.”

-Entertainment Weekly
Top 10 book of summer 2010

Sea Escape by Lynne Griffin

“Griffin’s carefully crafted characters ring heartbreakingly true and her finely wrought plot will snare readers from the first page.”

—Publishers Weekly

(Starred Review)

Life Without Summer

“Griffin challenges parents to assert their authority differently. This book, rich in anecdotes, will make a great addition to any parenting collection.”

—Library Journal

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Welcome

Stories entertain, enlighten, energize, and educate. I’m a registered nurse, family life educator, and novelist. I’ve spent over twenty years speaking, counseling, and writing about relationships. I believe in storytelling as a means of learning valuable life lessons. Through my novels, essays, interviews, and videos, I share compelling family stories that provide insight into the human condition. Thanks for stopping by.

Best, Lynne

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Novels about Mental Health & Illness

We read fiction to learn about things we do not understand. We read it to imagine lives unlike our own, or to commiserate with lives exactly like the ones that we are living. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), more than 4 percent of all adults endure mental illnesses classified as serious. The number

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Changing the way you think about women’s fiction

It’s a reality that male writers are often taken more seriously than women writers. All anyone needs to do to become disheartened is read the Vida numbers. Trust me, I wanted to laugh with abandon when The Washington Post’s Ron Charles talked about “women gossiping about how their little books are treated by media,” except that too much of