Tears and Tequila Blog

Tears and Tequila Talks: A Conversation with Stunned by Grief Author, Judy Brizendine

Welcome to TEARS AND TEQUILA TALKS, our ongoing discussion series with an amazing group of writers, experts, and influencers on the topic of loss, recovery and personal growth. Hosted by Tears and Tequila co-authors Linda Schreyer and Jo-Ann Lautman.

Judy Brizendine is a blogger, speaker, and author of the book, Stunned by Grief: Remapping Your Life When Loss Changes Everything. […]

Welcome to Tears and Tequila Talks

Tears and Tequila Talks: A Conversation with Bestselling Author Novelist and Memoirist Ann Hood

Welcome to TEARS AND TEQUILA TALKS, our ongoing discussion series with an amazing group of writers, experts, and influencers on the topic of loss, recovery and personal growth. Hosted by Tears and Tequila co-authors Linda Schreyer and Jo-Ann Lautman.

Bestselling writer Ann Hood is the author of The Knitting Circle, The Red Thread, and Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, among […]

Tears and Tequila Talks: A Conversation with What’s Your Grief? Founders, Litsa Williams and Eleanor Haley

Welcome to TEARS AND TEQUILA TALKS, our ongoing discussion series with an amazing group of writers, experts, and influencers on the topic of loss, recovery and personal growth. Hosted by Tears and Tequila co-authors Linda Schreyer and Jo-Ann Lautman.

Litsa Williams and Eleanor Haley teamed up in November of 2012 to create What’s Your Grief?, a wonderful blog with a […]

Tears and Tequila Talks: A Conversation with Second Firsts Founder, Christina Rasmussen

Welcome to TEARS AND TEQUILA TALKS, our ongoing discussion series with an amazing group of writers, experts, and influencers on the topic of loss, recovery and personal growth. Hosted by Tears and Tequila co-authors Linda Schreyer and Jo-Ann Lautman.

Christina Rasmussen is a bestselling author, speaker and philanthropist whose life mission is to help people change the way they live […]

Tears and Tequila Talks: A Conversation with Author Abigail Carter

Welcome to TEARS AND TEQUILA TALKS, our ongoing discussion series with an amazing group of writers, experts, and influencers on the topic of loss, recovery and personal growth. Hosted by Tears and Tequila co-authors Linda Schreyer and Jo-Ann Lautman.

Abigail Carter and her husband Arron married in 1990 and lived an exciting life in cities around the world before settling […]

A Thank You Note to Diesel and Great Bookstores Everywhere

Last night Jo-Ann and I had a wonderful book launch event for Tears and Tequila at Diesel: a bookstore, a their Brentwood location. It was a fantastic, standing-room only affair, and a night of many firsts for us. We’re excited that TEARS AND TEQUILA train has left the station! There will be more events coming soon.

First though, I want […]

The Things We Carry

Some things feel irreplaceable. For Joey, the main character in Tears and Tequila, it’s the four yellow wooden hangers her mother left behind after leaving when Joey was only five.

These yellow wooden hangers are all she has left of her mother. She hasn’t heard from her in the past 27 years. She doesn’t have good memories of her. […]

Announcing Tears and Tequila Talks – Join Our Online Discussion Series!

We’re excited to announce an ongoing discussion and interview series for the launch of our new book –Tears and Tequila Talks.
Tears and Tequila Talks is a super-sized book club–yes, we’ll be talking about the themes of our new novel–working through difficult times, the aftermath of grief, new friendships and life renewal–but we’ll also be interviewing and sharing special features from […]

From Our Readers: A Powerful Story of Love and Friendship

Here is a wonderful story we received in our inbox at TearsandTequila.com from Janice, a reader who some time ago was part of a grief group at Our House, the Grief Support Center founded by Tears and Tequila co-author Jo-Ann Lautman. Her note is an example of the power of friendships in even the most challenging times–and the very […]