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So far Lene Fogelberg has created 98 blog entries.

(Grateful)

I am just filled with gratitude as the feedback from readers comes in; grateful that they are reading Beautiful Affliction, grateful that they take the time to tell me about their experiences of reading my book, and grateful for amazing accounts like these:

A mother with grown […]

November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |18 Comments

(I ♥ Book Clubs)

I am very happy to report that several book clubs in the US, Canada and Sweden have chosen to read Beautiful Affliction, something I consider a tremendous honor. I only wish I could be there when they discuss my book after reading it, oh, to be a […]

October 24th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |6 Comments

(In Bali!)

Greetings from Bali! We have a lot to celebrate: the girls’ holiday from school, my “second birthday” (which was last week: the 7th anniversary of my heart surgeries), and one month since the official publication day for Beautiful Affliction! In addition, it is Islamic New […]

(7th Anniversary)

I was woken up this morning by my husband and the girls singing Happy Birthday and carrying a tray with fruit salad and apple juice. The anniversary of my heart surgeries have become my “second birthday” and there is nothing better than to celebrate with […]

October 8th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , , |16 Comments

(Change of Plans)

Wow, there’s so much going on that the big book tour I had planned in October, spanning across Asia–Sweden–Philadelphia, USA, turned out to not perhaps be the best idea. We’re holding off on that for now, since I am completely busy answering interviews, appearing on […]

October 7th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Thank You

It has already been a week since Publication Day, and what a week!
The first 24 hours I barely slept because of the congratulations that poured in from the US, Europe and Asia. Since these are three different time zones, people started waking up before people […]

September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

Publication Day!

The official publication day for Beautiful Affliction is finally here!
Today my book is released in bookstores all over the US! Amazon and other online booksellers started shipping the book three weeks ago, and I have been getting so many messages, pictures, favorite quotes, questions about the […]

September 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , |25 Comments

Countdowns

I have done this before. Counted the days and weeks to an important event. One spring many years ago I counted the moments until my wedding, filled with thoughts of pearl-embroidered silk and waltzing with my dear groom to be. While stroking my heavy belly, […]