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The Magic of Memoir: Part 2

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To celebrate the fall reading trend of compelling memoir releases, BookSparks is calling all bloggers for The Magic of Memoir Blog Tour hosted by The Magic of Memoir anthology featuring Elizabeth Gilbert, Mary Karr and more!
Hopefully, you had a chance to participate in Part 1, but there’s still time to jump into The Magic of Memoir Blog Tour below and comment with your thoughts as you read along!
Don’t forget to tag #MagicOfMemoir, the author, and @BookSparks through November 15th. HAPPY READING!
 

Dates for PART TWO: October 7— November 15 

Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters by Lizbeth Meredith

In 1994, Lizbeth Meredith said goodbye to her four- and six-year-old daughters for a visit with their non-custodial father—only to learn days later that they had been kidnapped and taken to their father’s home country of Greece. Twenty-nine and just on the verge of making her dreams of financial independence for her and her daughters come true, Lizbeth now faced a $100,000 problem on a $10 an hour budget. For the next two years—fueled by memories of her own childhood kidnapping—Lizbeth traded in her small life for a life more public, traveling to the White House and Greece, and becoming a local media sensation in order to garner interest in her efforts.

Body 2.0: Finding My Edge Through Loss and Mastectomy by Krista Hammberbacher Haapala

To honor her mother’s deathbed advice to head off breast cancer to “be there” for her boys, Krista Hammerbacher Haapala chose to trade healthy breasts for longevity and peace of mind. In Body 2.0, Haapala chronicles the personal research, medical process, bodily changes, and the emotional toll involved in the more than two-year odyssey of what she referred to as her “Body 2.0 vision quest.”

Stepmother by Marianne Lile

Stepmother tells the story of Marianne Lile, who met a man, fell in love, got married, and arrived home from the honeymoon with a new label: stepmom. It was a role she initially embraced—but she quickly discovered she was alone in a difficult situation, with no handbook and no mentor. Here, Lile describes the complexities of the stepmom position, in a family and in the community, and shares her experience wearing a tag that is often misunderstood and weighed down by the numerous myths in society.

Miracle at Midlife by Roni Beth Tower

They first meet in Paris in the spring of 1996. David is a divorced American attorney living on a converted barge moored on the banks of the Seine; Roni Beth is an empty-nested clinical and research psychologist working from her home in Connecticut. Now in their fifties, both have signed off on loving again—until they meet each other. Miracle at Midlife tells the inspiring story of Roni Beth and David’s intense and transformative transatlantic courtship.

Sign up below to be a part of the Magic of Memoir blog tour! Only the first 20 people to sign up will receive copies of the books, so act quickly! Find more information on all of the authors below my signature.

 

>SIGN UP FOR PART TWO HERE<

 

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