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Summer Solstice is a wonderful time for being uplifted and taking your reading with you on a trip or sitting on a hammock. On our Summer Solstice Top 12 Book Pick list, we've included an array of gifted authors to help inspire you. We urge you to support these spirited talents! Save this list all year round! A great book resource for you.


THE HEART OF THE LABYRINTH - by Nicole Schwab is an evocative spiritual parable, filled with exotic landscapes and transformational soul lessons. Through the eyes of Maya, who returns to the land of her ancestors, we embark on a poetic soul-shifting adventure, woven across times, dreams and realities, offering a message of Earth-centered wisdom, reuniting us with the divine feminine., Amazon.

ON THE SEVENTH DAY SHE RESTED - A Beverly Hills housewife thinks God isn't doing a very good job, so she applies for the position.  Hilarity rules, as author Lynne Farr casts a gynocratic eye on religion, history, sex, power, money, marriage, motherhood, family, death and dying, drugs, abortion, being gay, and - oh, yes - love.  Feminist fun! Amazon.



OTHERWISE KNOWN - is a true poetic memoir. Each poem is followed by a detailed description about what it means to the author. From death to disease, from awakening  to wheelchairs, finding out why there's an angora rabbit on the cover is not the only thing that's going to make the reader think twice. Amazon.





THE UNRAVELING OF SHELBY FORREST - is a poignant psychological drama drawing from Donna's feelings as a child when her infant brother was given up for adoption. This stunning fiction takes the reader on an inspirational journey as one woman comes to terms with her secret past and the social climate surrounding unwed pregnancies a generation ago. Print or Kindle at Amazon or    


DOUBLE IDENTITY - is a richly characterized, inventive thrill ride with plenty of suspense and romance. A passionate star-crossed romance between charismatic French vintner Cecile Cardin and elusive billionaire Paul Allensworth leads to the birth of twins Gillian and Julianne, who were separated at the age of three, only one twin will have the perfect life but both will skyrocket through incredible journeys. Amazon.


A CHANGE OF HABIT - This award-winning book recounts a spiritual journey began when a religious eddy hurls 17-year-old Patty into a convent. Failing to find happiness, she leaves, but debilitating habits dogged after her. Finding true spirituality and finally listening to the God within, Patty shakes destructive habits of guilt and shares seven secrets to guilt-free living learned on her journey.





THE MOOD LADY STORYBOOK: STORIES OF AN ARTFUL JOURNEY - by speaker, writer and Life Coach Janette Valentino takes you on a powerful journey of self exploration. Each of the 40 beautifully illustrated and inspiring one-page stories guides you on a discovery of the layers that lie within. The storybook was inspired by the popular card series of the same name.     


WITH ANGEL'S WINGS - Laura's world spins as pediatricians throw words at her like heart failure, seizures, and g-tube feeds...when all she wants is to hold her baby tightly and be the mom she'd always dreamed of being. Join Laura on her unexpected and emotional journey in this true medical drama/unconventional love story.


MY HUSBAND DIED, NOW WHAT? A WIDOW'S GUIDE TO GRIEF RECOVERY & SMART FINANCIAL DECISIONS - offers heartfelt coaching to widows in handling their emotions, providing step-by-step tips to "recreate" their new life.  This easy-to-follow purse-sized guide is chock full of sound and seasoned money-saving financial advice (and warnings), a financial terms dictionary & a handy resource directory. Amazon.


THE PARROT'S PERCH - Based on a true story by Karen Keilt, this international thriller about torture and corruption at the highest levels of law enforcement takes place in the seemingly tranquil upper-class world of two American families living in sexy, lush, Samba-soothed Brazil. Now in development as a major motion picture. Karen speaks to book clubs nationwide.  






HEALTHY & EASY RECIPES: DELICIOUS WHOLE FOOD COOKING TO TRANSFORM MIND, BODY & SOUL - will help you experience the pleasures of great food and normal eating. The book helps you create meal plans that give you confidence in your food choices. Healthy & Easy Recipes follows Mirasol's first highly acclaimed cookbook loved by former patients, therapists, and anyone interested in healthy eating. Amazon.




AND SO IT IS - A BOOK OF UNCOMMON PRAYER - is a book of insights taken from daily life and prayers to go with them.  It can be read daily or randomly opened and read at whim. Either way, the book is full of inspiring story-telling and enlightening insight.  Angelica is an ordained Minister, leader of the Eureka Center for Spiritual Living in California. Amazon. Facebook.





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