Books on Heart Surgery

The history behind the story… These are some of the books I found invaluable in researching my novel, The Stars That Govern Us and which are mentioned in the book’s Historical Note. For readers who would like to learn more about the science and history behind the novel, I highly recommend these reads. The links on this page go to …

What is an #OwnVoices Novel?

You may have seen me mention in conjunction with my novel, Five Fathoms Beneath, and my work in progress, The Stars That Govern Us, that these are #ownvoices novels. What does that specifically mean in the context of my work? An “OwnVoices” novel is a fictional story with a marginalized character or characters — and there are many ways people can be …