About Cheryl C. Malandrinos

Cheryl Malandrinos is a freelance writer, children’s author and editor. Her first children’s book, Little Shepherd, was released in August 2010 by Guardian Angel Publishing. Her book, A Christmas Kindness, was published in 2012 by 4RV Publishing. Ms. Malandrinos lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband and two children. She also has a son who is married.

Why I Don’t Give Anything up for Lent

Growing up Catholic, I was used to giving up something for Lent. As a kid it was chocolate or donuts or some other treat. One year it was comic books–that was hard. For years after I left the Catholic Church I … Continue reading

Great to Be Back

Well, it’s certainly been a while. Sometimes life pulls us in an unexpected and different direction. There are seasons in our lives when writing must take a back seat to other commitments. Before Thanksgiving, my father-in-law fell in his home and … Continue reading

Book Review: A Tree’s Christmas by James Andrew Bowen

■A Tree’s Christmas ■Author: James Andrew Bowen ■Pages: 68 ■Publisher: Clearview Communications Publishing; 1st edition (September 2, 2008) ■ISBN-10: 0979359317 ■ISBN-13: 978-0979359316 ■SRP: $9.95 ■Reviewed By: Cheryl Malandrinos Rating: A Tree’s Christmas by James Andrew Bowen must be one of … Continue reading

New Release: Macaroni and Cheese for Thanksgiving by Cheryl C. Malandrinos

I hope I’m not the only author who gets excited about each new book release. It’s so much fun to see your work in print…and not just a printed Word document on a computer. The idea for Macaroni and Cheese for … Continue reading

Book Review: Christmas Is Coming! But Waiting Is Hard! by Karen Whiting

■Christmas Is Coming! But Waiting Is Hard! ■Author: Karen Whiting ■Pages: 112 ■Publisher: Abingdon Press; Gld edition (September 20, 2016) ■ISBN-10: 1501824724 ■ISBN-13: 978-1501824722 ■SRP: $16.99 ■Reviewed By: Cheryl Malandrinos Rating: My childhood was filled with activities that prepared my heart for … Continue reading