An excerpt from Amy McGarry’s latest book, Culture Shock: My Marriage to a Moroccan Muslim

By Huckleberry Press / January 24, 2022 /
Culture Clash

My heart skipped a beat when I saw him waiting for me at the Istanbul airport. He looked cool, calm and collected, as he always did. No beaming smile of welcome, very little show of emotion. This trait of his was still mysteriously alluring, even a year later.

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An Excerpt from Amy McGarry’s newest book: Culture Clash

By Huckleberry Press / November 24, 2021 /
Culture Clash

In Amy McGarry’s first book, I am Farang: Adventures of a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand, she recounts meeting her future husband, leaving questions unanswered about what happened after she and Mustapha went their separate ways. In her latest book, Culture Clash: My Marriage to a Moroccan Muslim, she details the four-year long-distance courtship that results in their marriage. She also candidly discloses the challenges of an intercultural marriage. The following is an excerpt from Culture Clash.

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Book Excerpt: Sinon of Kirra, by Stephen Lalonde

By Huckleberry Press / December 1, 2020 /

Sinon had to wait until the one day in June that the Pythia would again sit on the tripod. His father was proud of him for making the decision to take the journey on his own this time and had given him the coins that Sinon had secured in a bag under his chiton.

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The Plant and the Hippo

By Huckleberry Press / May 5, 2020 /

At first it appeared that Tanner was happy again, staying busy and spending more time with friends, but Hill and I often discussed our apprehensions. And then we saw it.

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The Gratitude Jar: A Simple Guide to Creating Miracles

By Huckleberry Press / December 13, 2019 /

by Amy McGarry I am fortunate. Better than fortunate. Blessed. Whereas some avid readers are always searching for that “good read”, books present themselves to me. I merely have to…

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The Phoenix Gift

By Huckleberry Press / July 13, 2019 /

Excerpt by Stephen Lalonde, Spokane Valley, WA Was this going to be a good, bad, or indifferent day? She really couldn’t tell yet. She wanted more than usual for it…

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New Book by Local Author Amber Jensen: This is Dirt

By Huckleberry Press / November 30, 2017 /

Amber Jensen is a lifelong writer and storyteller. She has built her word muscles day-jobbing as a content strategist and copywriter for a creative branding firm. Working the angles of…

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