Reviews

"In this day and age, society still finds it difficult to face the challenges families encounter that are living with a mentally ill parent. Ms. Decker's novel brings these issues to light in a realistic manner that engages readers as well as helps them understand…"- Christine Harris, Co-President, Middlesex County, NJ NAMI

"Decker brings to life the chaos, confusion and poignancy of loving and living with a mentally ill mother. I couldn't stop reading, even when my heart was aching and my brain was cringing." - Shari Sanford,Paperback Exchange Bookstore

"Compelling and real. Everyone, teenagers and adults can relate to this story. I cried, laughed and learned!"- Shari Stein, Media Specialist, J. P. Stevens High School

"Wendy Lynn Decker has a very unique and talented gift of writing. I really enjoyed the down home style that assimilates a Tom Sawyer genre and I wouldn't be surprised if this book became recommended reading for contemporary school systems." -Ray Costa, LPC, LCADC, NCC 

"Sweet Tea is a fine young adult story...So many titles on mental illness narrow the focus to coping and neglect the overall bigger picture of how home life with mental illness can interact with a wider world outside home's front door...Sweet Tea offers a bittersweet taste of what life's all about, and will immerse young adult and adult readers alike in a life well lived."   -D. Donovan, Book Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

Interviews

BOOKS

SWEET TEA (2015)

Vox Dei Publishing/Serenity Books 

THE BEDAZZLING BOWL (2006)

 2nd Edition with Bible Study Guide (2014)

Serenity Books FaithWriters Seal of Approval for Outstanding Read

 

SHORT STORIES AND ARTICLE PUBLICATIONS

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/schizoaffective-disorder-true-story-inspired-sweet-tea-decker/?published=t

https://nowwhat.cog7.org/thanks_to_ryan/

Cup of Comfort Anthology - Adams Media 2007

Letters to My Mother, Adams Media 2007

Quiet Hour, Cook Communications 2006

Long Story Short (Online Magazine) 2005

The Spiritual Voice, 2005

Cross Times, 2005

A New Heart, 2004

Tri-Town News, 2004

NON-PROFIT WORK

https://northernoceanhabitat.org/meet-carol/

https://northernoceanhabitat.org/meet-miguel-truck-ambassador/

https://northernoceanhabitat.org/volunteer-spotlight/ 

https://northernoceanhabitat.org/katirias-story/