Weaving Stories • Telling Tales • Educating 


I built this site to share my novels and express the joy of having worked for years teaching, and hopefully, inspiring my math and science students. That and a little about my life. 



Mary Kathleen has won awards, is being interviewed and writing another novel, and still works a "day job." Check out her reviews, appearances and podcasts. Indie Picks 2018, "Breakout Novels of 2018;" Most Anticipated Books of 2018; Recognized as a "Prime Woman;" USA Today Feature;Buzzfeed, Six Books About Family to Cherish This Spring; Culturalist, Ten Heatwarming Tales About Family; Author Stories Podcast.

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Mehuron’s attention to detail reveals a lush landscape, from the stunning architecture of her characters’ homes to the hillsides on which they ride horses, camp, and ski. The people in this novel feel imminently familiar and their struggles real.”

—Manhattan Book Review

This entertaining novel by educator and columnist Mehuron (Fading Past , 2015) is a welcome addition to the genre of women’s fiction, with protagonists not just over the age of 30, but well over 40… An enjoyable tale featuring 50-something protagonists coping with contemporary social problems.

—Kirkus Reviews

More than simple tales.


"I just want to tell stories I think women enjoy."
—Mary Kathleen Mehuron



The Opposite of Never

on sparkpress

Georgia and her lifelong companions, Linda and Yvonne, meet Kenny while walking down a dusty Vermont country road, and the four of them hit it off. Soon, Kenny becomes a regular part of their hiking group, and he and Georgia grow more than fond of each other. Read more here. https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=The+Opposite+of+Never


Fading Past

on eclair press 

As America exploded into the swinging sixties, nine-year-old Mary Patricia's parents fled their old melting pot neighborhood to join the upwardly mobile members of the cocktail generation. Abandoned at seventeen when her family moves yet again... Read more here.



a labor of love...

The Mehuron family came to the United States in 1690 and married into the first Pilgrim family to birth a baby in the new country. That is why they are included on the Mayflower Roll. Thus began their history rich in Americana... Read more here.


About Mary Kathleen

a full life...

Mary Kathleen Mehuron is a career educator who made a splash with her first book, Fading Past, an autobiographical novel whose protagonist grew up Irish-Catholic in New Jersey. The Opposite of Never is Mary Kathleen’s second book... Read more here.

Teaching • Tutoring • Home Schooling


"I think, my students teach me as much as I teach them. It's inspiring."
—Mary Kathleen Mehuron


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