Inspired by a true story about mothers, daughters, and impossible choices—Jules Foster, a child psychologist, upon hearing news of her estranged, narcissistic mother’s terminal diagnosis, chooses to care for her mother over her own daughter, only to find out she has been betrayed all along.Read more of the discussion Things Unsaid from whatisthatbookabout.com.
"With a grace that is absorbing and deft, Paul tackles many difficult questions, including filial responsibility, depression, marital strife, and sexual identity. ...The author depicts heart-wrenching conundrums as the three siblings are forced repeatedly to evaluate their personal priorities....An engaging tale of family dysfunction and intractable senior citizens."
In a state of Mindfulness, the meditating individual checks in with herself to just listen and see, in order to reconnect with her mind and feelings, How does a state of mindful meditation work, and what does it have to do with writing? Read more
… This tale of relationships grabs you on the first page and stays with you long after you’ve read the last words.
… THINGS UNSAID is written by a scholar of Buddhism. And so, under its skin, it is a lively, accessible meditation on redemption, and on the transformative value of good intention and deed.
… THINGS UNSAID is wisely contemplated, meticulously detailed, and powerfully and artfully rendered. A wonderful book, well worth your attention.
A bold and poignant story that brings deep insights into the messy and complicated world of family relationships, and shows how one woman is able to survive them with her sanity and spirit intact.
Diana Y. Paul was born in Akron, Ohio and is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in both psychology and philosophy.
Things Unsaid is her debut novel (She Writes Press) available on Amazon and your favorite indie bookstore.
Her short stories have appeared in a number of literary journals and she is working on her second novel. To learn more about her passion for art, movies, and intercultural dynamics, visit her blog at www.unhealedwound.com