"Connolly's lyrical writing style

and the fast-paced narrative

draw in the reader right away.”
- Publishers Weekly


“A Shattering Adventure.”
-Jacquelyn Mitchard,
New York Times Bestselling Author
The Deep End Of The Ocean


“Combining the suspense and razor-sharp
outlook of a Gillian Flynn novel,
Maureen Connolly's debut sizzles.”
-Jenny Milchman
USA Today Bestselling Author
Wicked River



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Maureen Joyce Connolly's debut novel, LITTLE LOVELY THINGS, tells the story of a family shattered by unimaginable loss, personal struggle, and ultimate redemption.

Highlighting the potential catastrophe in the small decisions of everyday life, LITTLE LOVELY THINGS, asks the question–how does one reshape themselves after tragedy strikes?

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How I Find Inspiration In Monarch Butterflies

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I’ve been thinking about monarch butterflies. Anyone who knows me understands that I am all about inspiration and that I often seek it in the natural world. I am fortunate enough to live near a state park that is rife with lovely old trees, small wildlife, and riffling streams that branch from a main river, the Neshaminy. Lately, during my walks, my mind has been elsewhere. While visiting northwestern Michigan this past August, we encountered a…

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