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Jacquelyn Mitchard

12 Novels That Celebrate the Joys and Challenges of Motherhood

Off The Shelf | Posted 05.02.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

For Mother's Day, we've collected these beautiful and moving stories of mothers--their delights and their struggles. With memorable and colorful characters, they explore the unique journeys of female characters through life as parents and professionals, lovers and leaders.

Author Jacquelyn Mitchard On How To Move Forward When Life Falls Apart

Laura Rowley | Posted 04.05.2016 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

Author Jacquelyn Mitchard's life has been marked by epic luck: massively good and heartbreakingly bad. She lost her first husband to cancer, and had three young sons to support. Then she wrote a novel which was the first-ever selected for Oprah's Book Club in 1996.

What Standing In Line For Food Stamps Taught Oprah's First Book Club Author About Judgment

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.24.2016 | OWN

When Oprah's Book Club first launched in 1996, it was an instant phenomenon -- and so was first-time author Jacquelyn Mitchard. Her debut novel, The D...

Shakespeare Is Hot Again

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Lesleyann Coker

A slew of current projects -- ranging from young adult novels to television to a rumored Anne Hathaway film -- aim to make Shakespeare accessible to a contemporary audience.