Book 3–Chapters 11 & 12 Excerpts

Hi, Readers, These chapter excerpts continue our march toward the November 9th release of Walnut Street: Phantom Rider. I hope you’re enjoying them!   From Chapter 11, “A Rough Start” The next morning, after a rough start but a delicious breakfast, the saddle club kids left for the horse arena. The six detectives were about…

Book 3–Chapters 5 & 6 Excerpts

Hello, Kids, and All Readers,            Anticipating the November 9 release of Walnut Street: Phantom Rider, I am continuing to share excerpts from two chapters every Thursday via my weekly News Blog at (sherrilljoseph.com/news). As a preview of coming attractions this fall, here are some scenes from Chapters 5 and 6:   From…

Book 3–Chapters 3 & 4 Excerpts

Hello, Kids and All Readers, Anticipating the November 9 release of Walnut Street: Phantom Rider, I am continuing to share excerpts from two chapters every Thursday via my weekly News Blog (sherrilljoseph.com/news). As a preview of coming attractions this fall, here are some scenes from Chapters 3 and 4:   From Chapter 3, “The Phantom Rider”  …

Golden Flicks: Reel #1

Hello, Movie Lovers! One of my favorite pastimes is watching movies from and studying the history and bios of The Golden Age of Hollywood. As you might guess, I have a book collection to nurture my hobby. There is something timeless and enchanting for me about Hollywood movies from the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s. Many…

Here’s the Scoop!

Dear Kids and All Readers, For many, summertime is ICE CREAM time. But did you know that the frozen treat has an interesting history? Kathleen Kalb from Facebook’s Cozy Mystery Village (of which I’m a villager) posted some fun historical facts about how ice cream came to be. She got the information from #goodreads in…