Title: HOW NOT TO SUCCEED IN HOLLYWOOD Author: Marissa Thompson Publisher: Harlequin Pages: 436 Genre: Humor/Fiction BOOK BLURB: In HOW NOT TO SUCCEED IN HOLLYWOOD, Marissa Thomas offers readers an inside view of one young woman’s journey to fulfill her dream of becoming an actor. The personal and humorous story of Lisa reveals the often difficult and inspiring process of navigating the entertainment industry. The acting bug bit Lisa during her first elementary school talent show. After receiving positive reviews…"How not to succeed in Hollywood by Marissa Thompson – Book Promotion & Excerpt"
COLORADO FAMILY EMBARKS ON UNIQUE YEAR LONG ADVENTURE TO CHINA Johanna Garton explores adopted children’s roots in her poignant memoir “Awakening East” DENVER, CO — Just a few years after adopting son, Will, and daughter, Eden, from China, Johanna Garton and her husband made the decision to move their family across the world for one year to fully immerse themselves in their children’s culture and place of origin. Awakening East (Oct. 23; Marcinson Press) is…"Awakening East, Moving our adopted children back to China byJohanna Garton – Spotlight"
I just went for my morning walk, okay, late morning walk. As much as I would like to be a morning person, I just am not; unless, you want to consider taking all of my late night, early morning hours in to count. If I had my druther, the day would begin somewhere around 10 in the morning and run until 2-3 in the morning. Now, that would be a perfect day! I somehow accomplish…"Happy Cows – Do they really all come from California?"
This past week has been a tiring one. Whether it was my blood disorders or just too many activities, the week left me wanting to sleep for days. I literally had difficulty putting one foot in front of the other, but after five days of falling into bed at 9pm, I finally feel rested this morning. Last Tuesday night, I attended my writer‘s group. The group is so motivating and I look forward to it each…"My Life in Review, a little Southern Comfort"
It’s Thursday again – and we all know what that means! Here is this week’s question. Truth? or Dare? What do you keep in a safe place? When I read this question, my immediate response before contemplating a deep answer was “my heart”. Even after contemplating and attempting to come up with a one of a kind unique answer, I have to stick with my first. I keep my heart in a safe place –…"Thursdays – Where Truth is the Dare"
Superstition: an irrational, but usually deep-seated belief in the magical effects of a specific action or ritual, especially in the likelihood that good or bad luck will result from performing it. One of my most favorite bloggers in the world is Totsymae. If her stories don’t make you laugh, well, then you just don’t laugh – at all – at anything. Her blog link is http://totsymae.com She posted a story on superstitions the other day that I…"My Crazy Life – October 12, 2011 – Superstitions"