Coming to Terms with Our Failures—Elizabeth Goudge Day 2019

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant Miss Wentworth was talking again as she stacked the plates, though more to herself than him. “Sometimes I wonder if the inherited weaknesses for which we are not responsible do not cause more trouble to ourselves and others than the sins for which we are responsible,” she said … Continue reading Coming to Terms with Our Failures—Elizabeth Goudge Day 2019

Finding the Light When You’re in a Season of Despair: Wisdom in the Words of Elizabeth Goudge

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant This time what I went through was a double thing, two strands twisted together of black and gold. There was the bad thing, fear and darkness pressing in, and there was the glad singing of love, the “Yes, I will,” that is my song. Elizabeth Goudge is a … Continue reading Finding the Light When You’re in a Season of Despair: Wisdom in the Words of Elizabeth Goudge

Joy & Sorrow (and Everything in Between) in Elizabeth Goudge’s Novels

By Maggie Swofford, Marketing & Editorial Assistant If there’s one thing that I’ve learned to appreciate more from reading Elizabeth Goudge’s books, it is the incontestable linking of sorrow and joy as well as the beautiful experiences that are birthed as a result of the mixing of the pair. Life offers all of us myriad … Continue reading Joy & Sorrow (and Everything in Between) in Elizabeth Goudge’s Novels

About Green Dolphin Street‘s Whimsical Cover

In this special series, we are releasing the cover designers’ exclusive musings on their creations. In hearing their thoughts, we hope the depth and creativity behind the covers bursts forth, bringing a new light to the face of Hendrickson’s books. Written by Maria Poulopoulos, the cover designer of Green Dolphin Street: Elizabeth Goudge’s novel, Green … Continue reading About Green Dolphin Street‘s Whimsical Cover

Green Dolphin Street Exclusive Video

Beloved author Elizabeth Goudge discusses Green Dolphin Street, her newest book, scheduled to come out August 1, 2015. Vivid, exciting tales—earthquakes, shipwreck, encounters between New Zealand settlers and the indigenous Maori people—are paired with fascinating details of 19th-century life, from sailing ships and steamboats to women’s fashions and the natural beauty of the British seacoast and … Continue reading Green Dolphin Street Exclusive Video