Marlene Hauser

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Marlene Hauser

Blogs

These blogs are a chance to share with you more personally how I feel about things going on in my life and/or in the world at large.  Sometimes they are directly related to my books, but most often they are not.

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Do you have a Rocking Chair?

Hi Everyone Literally, no one has ever asked me why I have a rocker in my bedroom, but they have done doubletakes, begging the question – Why? Why do you have a large, white rocking chair in...

Saluting Barbara Kingsolver

Hi Everyone, Funny old day today in Oxford, with the temperature at 20C (68F) but with little sun, or maybe I should say a strobing one, clouds opening and closing like theatre curtains unsure if the...

Lazy Sunny Afternoons

Hi Everyone, Slow start this June in getting the blog to you due to Mine being released on May 28th, as well as son wrapping up second year at Uni and all the normal intro to fun summer stuff—like...

Fertile Infertility

Hi Everyone Big and bold: please pre-order, read, review and share MINE, my third novel, with your community! Thank you. Having just returned from the Oxford Literary Festival, the London Book Fair...

How To Save Humanity

This Monday morning, despite having had a relatively busy weekend at the Oxford Literary Festival, I found myself at the Bodleian Library doing research for the next novel. After arriving a bit late...

This? That?

Hi Everyone, Snowing in Oxford this morning and Classic FM is playing Prokofiev’s Sleigh Ride while I stare in disbelief out the kitchen windows. Yes, snow is falling heavily and the Bengal refuses to...