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Good Books Make Great Friends During ...

Embark On An Adventure Great Novels. Great Discounts. 4 Days Left For Our Summer Reading Sale!!! Good books are great friends during tumultuous times. The best ones entice our love of adventure while grounding us for engaging with the changes in our world. At least, these are the stories I love best, the ones I […]

Summer Reading Sale! 20% Off and GREA...

Summer Reading Sale!!! 20% Off All Books and Discount Shipping! (I see hammocks and beach chairs and books in your future.) Big news on all fronts … major changes in the world of this red-headed authoress. I’ll tell you more below, but first, let me share the GREAT news. We’re having a Summer Reading Sale […]

Radical Love

I used to think of love as a side dish to social political change – the green beans next to the meat and potatoes of power and struggle. But, the more I live in the gritty world of honest humanity, the more I suspect that love is the essential mineral lacking in our nation’s veins. […]

Where Is Your Loyalty?

Where Is Your Loyalty?

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun For all the avowed patriots who demand my Pledge of Allegiance and salutes on Loyalty Day, Fourth of July, and other patriotic, militarized holidays, I fling this question to your hearts: how deep and far does your loyalty to your country run? We applaud […]

Novel News! Steam Drills Make-Over; T...

Novel News! Steam Drills Make-Over; The Roots of Resistance, and more!

And . . . Free Earth Flags! (Yes, this is a super-fun newsletter. Enjoy.)   Greetings everyone! Great news abounds. First of all, my first novel, Steam Drills, received a make-over in time for Earth Day and we’re giving away free Earth Flags when you get a copy of the new version. I love these […]

Throw Off the Tyranny of Poverty! ...

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun Curse the war culture! It leaves us at a loss for words, bereft of metaphors to describe our situation. Our minds become blank slates, unable to recognize dangers at the door unless they carry assault weapons or drop bombs on our heads. Poverty and […]

Polite and Apolitical? Repression By ...

An Essay of the Man from the North by Rivera Sun There are those who would have us fold up our banners and take down our protest signs. They urge us to be reasonable and polite. They expect us to cram our dissent into narrow boxes of occasional grumbling comments and take our frustration out […]

Autumn Dances and Ancestor Spirits &#...

(Excerpt from The Way Between by Rivera Sun. Find it on Amazon.com or signed copies here.) The Horns of Monk’s Hand sounded as the sun touched the western shoulder of Old Monk Mountain. The Fanten drums halted for a breath, acknowledging the Horns through silence. Ari Ara shivered at the lingering reverberations of the low […]

Dancing The Way Between Falling Snow ...

(Excerpt from The Way Between by Rivera Sun. Find it on Amazon.com or signed copies here.) The days turned cold and the nights colder still. Frost drew its icy hand over the monastery, the forest, and the village. Ari Ara crept with trepidation around Shulen, haunted by what she had seen that night in the […]

“As Magical as Tolkien and as A...

by Tom Hastings, Director of PeaceVoice, Professor of Conflict Studies at Portland State University (Find The Way Between here. Ebooks available here.) This novel should be read aloud to everyone, by everyone, from childhood onward. It is an auspicious beginning to a new mythology of peace, of justice, of inclusion, of conversion and transformation. Rivera Sun’s […]

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