"Beautiful and well-written, reading Bâlehoo feels like getting personal advice from a friend. So, whether you’re a long-time expat, just arrived, or considering becoming one, Bâlehoo is a must-have for every expat’s survival kit." - BaselLife Magazine
It’s so great! ...Such a refreshing, easily digestible guide with excellent tips and photos!" - Janice, US expat, Basel
Sweet words about "The Candy Tree"
2021 IPPY Award Winner / 2021 Moonbeam Award Winner
"An engaging, charmingly illustrated holiday story.... Stoner's story is a delight."- Kirkus Reviews "Full of whimsical, intriguing characters, childhood fantasies, and Christmas spirit, this delightful book beautifully explores the themes of imagination, kindness, friendship, and sharing....This is an absolute delight."BookView Review (Gold Seal)
"The Candy Tree captures what the holidays are really about: supporting others, connecting with others. putting others at the forefront. Love. Kindness. Generosity. Those are the greatest gifts we can give each other in the holiday season and The Candy Tree reminds us of that. It's a delicious read."Cheryl Strayed, author of New York Times bestsellers Wild, Tiny Beautiful Things, and Brave Enough
Charming and beautiful story. 7 year old granddaughter and I love it! - Debbie H. (Amazon review)
"Nice writing and a great message.... My kids couldn't stop looking at the beautiful pictures of all the candies. It actually inspired us to try a candy tree of our own this Christmas!" - Donna L. (Barnes and Noble review)
Love for "Brownie's Big PDXmas"
"A charming and adorably illustrated holiday tale of canine adventure and city exploration." - Kirkus Reviews