Q&A with FAITH Magazine

September 16, 2019
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Nearly five years ago, John Schlimm of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, wrote about his unlikely friendship with an aging Benedictine nun that turned into a popular memoir, Five Years in Heaven. Sold around the world, including Korea and China, the book…

My 5 Favorite Moonshines via InsideHook’s “Pick Your Poison”

WANT TO TASTE SOME REAL AMERICANA? DRINK MORE MOONSHINE. The country’s leading expert names his 5 white-lightning faves… Find out what my 5 favorite Moonshines are by clicking HERE.

MOONSHINE Lands on Whisky Advocate’s “New Whisky Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List”

September 26, 2018

See how MOONSHINE is adding even more BUZZzzz to Whisky Advocate’s “New Whisky Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List” by clicking HERE.

My BookPage Guest Essay: “10 banned books with banned booze”

September 26, 2018

“To celebrate the indomitable and visionary spirit of both the moonshiners and these authors—each one a trailblazer in her or his own way—I’ve paired 10 of the most famously banned or challenged books from Banned Book Week’s list with 10…

My PA Wilds Guest Essay: “New Moonshine Book Reflects the Can-Do Rebel Spirit of the PA Wilds”

September 21, 2018

“With the release of Moonshine: A Celebration of America’s Original Rebel Spirit, I have now written 18 books while living in the Pennsylvania Wilds. From this home base of historic small towns, green fields, and vast woodlands, the impact of…

Liquor.com Names “Moonshine” One of the “9 NEW COCKTAIL BOOKS YOU SHOULD READ NOW”

September 8, 2018

Click HERE to find out why Liquor.com thinks you should be reading my new book MOONSHINE: A Celebration of America’s Original Rebel Spirit right now!

My Curated Beer-&-Food Pairing Menu for Vegetarian Times

February 6, 2016

Beer-and-food pairing is made easy and fun for any occasion in my first curated beer-and-food pairing piece for Vegetarian Times! To read my three simple tips for pairing craft beer styles with food and to enjoy 18 delicious, paired recipes, please click…

My Huffington Post Essay: “7 Ways and Days of Giving From the Heart”

January 18, 2016

There are no greater gifts than those that come from our hearts. Click HERE to discover seven ways to spread the love anytime, anywhere!

“Five Year in Heaven” Keynote to 200 Volunteers

January 12, 2016

I was SO HONORED to address a gathering of 200 St. Mary’s Parish volunteers and share how 92-year-old Sister Augustine and “Five Years in Heaven” have changed my life, and inspired me toward a life of service in everything I…

3 More of My Party-Ready Finger Foods via MariaShriver.com

December 16, 2015

Checkout my recipes for “‘Tis the Season Fruit & Nut Ball,” “Double, Double White Truffle & Trouble–Stuffed Mushrooms,” and “Tequila Seduces Guacamole” via MariaShriver.com by clicking HERE.

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