Project Description

Melanie Shankle is the New York Times bestselling author behind Nobody’s Cuter Than You, The Antelope in the Living Room, Sparkly Green Earrings, and the forthcoming Church of the Small Things: The Million Little Pieces That Make Up a Life, out October 3, 2017. She first shared her hilarious observations and loving wisdom on The Big Mama Blog, which helped define a new genre of blogging for women as it attracted a devoted audience now thousands deep. The Texas A&M graduate is also a guest blogger for high profile outlets and an in-demand speaker at events across the country. A proud Texan, self-professed Target junkie, and lover of Anthropologie sales, Melanie calls San Antonio home with her husband Perry, teenage daughter Caroline, and two wild dogs Piper and Mabel. For more information, please visit

Press Coverage

Propel, December 2017

Cherishing the Small Things

Guideposts, December 2017

The Key

POPSUGAR, November 2017

How to Love a Friend Through Breast Cancer

Simple Grace, October 2017

Author Melanie Shankle Shares How Focusing on the Small Things Brings Big Blessings

The Jennifer Fulwiler Show, October 2017

The Jennifer Fulwiler Show with Melanie Shankle

Dallas News, October 2017

Alice Hoffman, Roz Chast, Colleen Hoover, Eric Metaxas are among authors on tour Oct. 8-14 in D-FW

HouseBeautiful, October 2017

The Truth About Owning a White Couch

Mom Struggling Well, October 2017

Small Things with Melanie Shankle

San Antonio Living, October 2017

The Book of Parenting

FOX Daytime at Nine, October 2017

The parenting struggle is real

Country Living, October 2017

The Truth About Owning a White Couch, October 2017

God’s Will Can Look a Whole Lot Like Packing a Lunch

Christian MARKET, September 2017

Women's Books: New Releases

Reader's Digest, August 2017

10 Ways to Find Your Back-to-School “Mom Squad”

SUCCESS, September 2017

Why the Small Things Matter

HomeLife, September 2017

Real Life

Country Living, September 2017

Why Grandparents Are the Best Thing Ever for Children of Divorce

POPSUGAR, September 2017

An Open Letter to My 18-Year-Old College Self

Publishers Weekly, August 2017

Church of the Small Things: The Million Little Pieces That Make Up a Life

TODAY Parents, June 2017

Father’s Day: The Real Heroes Don’t Wear Capes

Good Housekeeping, May 2017

I'm Not Less of a Mom for Having One Child

TODAY Parents, May 2017

Unicorns and Perfect Mothers: Lies, All Lies


Media Contacts

Heather Adams, Choice Media & Communications

Maggie Rheney, Choice Media & Communications

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