Kerrie Hollihan

Kerrie Hollihan

nonfiction author :: wonder(ing) woman


bits and pieces of things I’ve learned or observed

Looking Ahead to Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead, Día de Los Muertos, is a holiday I’ve written about in the last ten years. Tracing back to its Mexican and Central American roots, we find that this celebration is a mix of Catholic Christian and very old Aztec traditions.  On November 1 and 2, families welcome back the spirits of

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At Last…A Pub Date. A Farewell, as Well.

I’m so pleased that my new book BONES UNEARTHED! will publish on November 23.  In those wacky times, the pub date was delayed from September, the perfect time to launch a book from my Creepy & True series for middle grade readers. Now the book will drop just before Thanksgiving (and is available for preorder

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lucky feather

Lucky Feather

I found a gray feather in our grass this morning. It’s about four inches long. Might be from a mourning dove, but I don’t know for sure.

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two lane highway

Auto Trails

Research last week led me to “auto trails,” mostly two-lane highways that began replacing horse-and-buggy roads early in the 1900s.

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