Shirley Sorbello

Shirley Sorbello is a native of southern New Jersey. She majored in psychology at Rutgers University and attended Widener University where she graduated with an M.S.W. in 1995.

For twenty-three years, Shirley was employed in the human services field as a social worker, therapist and  administrator. She also worked for several years as a professional astrologer which included radio and TV segments. After almost ten years as a small chocolate  business owner, she retired into the world of writing, something she has always wanted to pursue. In addition to writing, Shirley enjoys spending time with family and friends, Italian music, traveling, genealogy, photography and chocolate.

“That’s Just the Way It Is” was her first published short story and was released in September, 2013. This was followed by a stand-alone sequel entitled, “Return to Texas” in March, 2014. In February, 2015  Shirley edited and published “Martha’s Words,” a book of her grandmother’s poetry written around 1900.

At the present time Ms. Sorbello is working on the novel, “Trip to a Lifetime.”


  1. Hello Shirley,
    I see megtraveling left you the One Lovely Blog award and I guess I will be adding another blog award for you…no pressure, just wanted to say thanks for the kind follow. My blog dog, Chuckles, handles my awards post and here he is to present it to you…
    Thank you!!

  2. Hello Shirley,
    I seen your name on my Follow list today, so I wanted to come and visit your blog! I’m originally from and born in Toms River, NJ…..So I am a Jersey Girl at heart. Raised in So. Calif. and on my own moved to So. Oregon and lived there over 27 yrs. We just relocated to Arizona for my hubby’s job for a year.
    I’m a New Fan, and enjoying reading your posts. VERY HAPPY you beat Cancer…..And Happy to meet YOU! Hugs & Blessings,
    Author Catherine Lyon 🙂 🙂

    • Hi Catherine! Thanks for connecting with me. It’s great to meet another Jersey girl who’s an author, too! I’m happy to meet you and follow you!
      Hugs and Blessings right back to you! 🙂

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