RI Authors Showcase and Giveaway! Meet Debbie Tillinghast

Each day this month, meet a Rhode Island author! Comment on the blog post for a chance to win our Grand Prize (a $200 Amazon gift card) or our Bonus Prize (a $100 Amazon gift card). Some authors are giving away books, too – your comment enters you into their drawing as well. (See details at bottom of this page)

A story of reconnecting to long-forgotten childhood bonds and memories, Debbie Kaiman Tillinghast’s The Ferry Home embraces joyful moments with humor and more troubling emotions with compassion.

If you have ever faced emotional challenges within your family or had a sibling relationship with both squabbles and shared mischief, if you have found peace in one memorable place, or if you have ever longed for any of these, then this book is for you.

Experience the rhythm of life on Prudence Island, the ebb and flow of changing tides and seasons, and the patterns and relationships that emerge. It is a place where independence is fostered, but friends are always there when needed.

As Debbie’s vivid accounts unfold, you will feel like you too have just stepped off the ferry and been embraced by the tiny Prudence Island community.

Debbie has generously offered to gift a copy of The Ferry Home to one lucky winner. Just comment on this post and you’re entered into Debbie’s drawing as well as the Grand Prize and Bonus Prize drawings.

Debbie Kaiman Tillinghast began writing as she embarked on a quest to reconnect with her island roots, starting with a cookbook for her family. She has also been published in Country magazine, and her poetry has been featured in five anthologies published by the Association of Rhode Island AuthorsShorelineUnder the 13th Star, Selections, Past, Present, and Future, and Hope. All of the anthologies are available locally from Stillwater Books https://www.stillwaterbooksri.com/ or online through Amazon.

Debbie, a retired teacher and Nutrition Educator, now enjoys volunteering as well as writing, gardening, walking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Visit Debbie on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/debbiekaimantillinghast/

You can leave a comment on each day’s blog post during November, for up to 30 chances to win. Daily giveaways by authors will be drawn one week after publication. The author will contact the winner to coordinate delivery. Grand Prize and Bonus Prize will be drawn and announced on December 8.

25 thoughts on “RI Authors Showcase and Giveaway! Meet Debbie Tillinghast

  1. I loved reading this book. Debbie has such a unique way of introducing each story that not only brings you to her memories of Prudence Island but also finds you traveling back to your own! My cousin visited Prudence Island every summer growing up and I loved giving her a copy of the book! A wonderful, peaceful read that is very warm and inspiring!

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  2. This sounds like a Very Good read! The book cover is Beautiful! Thank you for sharing about this book and this author. Have a Great week and stay safe. God Bless you and your family.

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  3. I purchased this book a few years ago for my boss as a Hanukkah gift. She’s an avid reader and a retired elementary school teacher. She had mentioned once to me about touring Prudence Island and about the one-room schoolhouse, so I thought that this would make a great gift. She really enjoyed reading it.

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