Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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Julie Hill Barton’s Dog Medicine Goes Big

Julie Hill Barton reads from her book, "Dog Medicine," at A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland, CA. Here with a fan, Kirby, a brindle-haired boxer. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Julie Hill Barton has lucked out. Her wonderful memoir, “Dog Medicine,” has been scooped up by a major publisher — Penguin. Read more.


A Great Good Place for Books — A Great Good Place for a Book Party

Author event at A Great Good Place for Books for Barbara Falconer Newhall's "Wrestlng with God" book, May 13, 2015. Jon Newhall foto

A fun crowd showed up for my author event at A Great Good Place for Books in the Montclair district of Oakland last night. Read more.


Two More Big Bookstore Events for “Wrestling with God” — Join the Celebration

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Two wonderful San Francisco Bay Area independent bookstores will host book events for “Wrestling with God” during May. Books, refreshments, good company. Read more.


“Listen to Your Mother” — Moms Across the Country Get the Mic for Mother’s Day

Nancy Davis Kho read from her story published in "Listen to Your Mother" (Putnam) book reading at A Great Good Place for Books bookstore in Oakland, CA, April 24, 2015. Photo by Barbara Newhall

It was a fun night at A Great Good Place for Books when three funny ladies celebrated “Listen to Your Mother” an Erma Bombeck style collection of mom stories. Read more.


Yea! A Book Contract for “Wrestling With God”

Writer Barbara Falconer Newhall in her writing room holding a copy of her book contract with Bondfire Books. Photo by Jon Newhall

Good news. I’ve signed a contract with a publisher for my book "Wrestling With God." The publisher is Bondfire Books in partnership with