What people are saying . . .

A generous honest book. . . Good reading

–Phyllis Theroux, The Washington Post

A beautiful book—a privilege to accompany this remarkable woman on this physical and spiritual journey.

– Lynn Eckman, Roanoke Times

As a travel book this is marvelous. As a journey of a womans growth it is superb.

–Margaret B. Spittler, Philadelphia Inquirer

A true tale of drama, humor and love. An example of how two people came to recognize and enjoy the need for each other while appreciating the necessity to stand alone.

–Bea Moss, The Miami Herald

Her lessons and incredible adventures are shared enthusiastically and rendered thoughtfully.

– Marcia R. Hoffman, American Library Association

The interest and pace is sustained so well we could hardly put it down.

– Chicago Sun-Times

Told with engaging sincerity and verve.

– Publisher’s Weekly

Shalom’s experiences are inspiring and prove nothing is impossible.

–Los Angeles Times

A Marriage Sabbatical is wise and worldly. A lively and affectionate story of how one woman coped with unexpected crises and pleasures.

–Larry Rumsley, Seattle Times

Entertaining reading, for anyone who has ever felt suffocated by the expectations of others. . . who regret the rut life has fallen into, who wish living today affords more adventure.

–Marilyn Bailey, St.Paul/Minn, Pioneer Press & Dispatch