“Playing St. Barbara” by Marian Szczepanski

Playing St. Barbara by Marian Szczepansi is the story of four women living in a Depression-era coal mining town in Western Pennsylvania.  Clara marries a coal miner and union leader, but Fin is an abusive asshole, and one of the first things he demands in their marriage is that she change her name to somethingRead more

Author Interview: Marian Szczepanski

Today I am featuring an author interview with Marian Szczepanski, author of Playing St. Barbara, on the first stop of her blog tour.  I will follow up with a full review within the next few weeks.  I’m about a third of the way into the book, and so far, I am fascinated with the storyRead more