As Seen On Bridge Street Auburn Native’s New Memoir On Mental Illness

As Seen On Bridge Street Auburn Native’s New Memoir On Mental Illness Author, Auburn Native and International Model Jacqueline Cioffa never thought she would be the poster child for manic depression but when she suffered a nervous breakdown her fractured life took a turn. Cioffa details her struggles with mental illness and bipolar disorder in her new memoir titled “The Red Bench” out April 2 on Amazon. Her goal, she says, is to raise awareness

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARILY FUNNY WOMEN – Advance Review

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARILY FUNNY WOMEN – Advance Review “I know that humor does much more than entertain. It heals, it exposes truths, it allows us to talk about hard, difficult, and painful experiences, and it unites. Humor is powerful mojo, and when it’s in the hands of women- watch out.” – Sheila Moeschen “THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARILY FUNNY WOMEN 50 Trailblazers of Comedy by Sheila Moeschen is an empowering

#ChickLitMay : Book Boyfriend Blog Hop

#CHICKLITMAY BOOK BOYFRIEND BLOG HOP IS LIVE! The hop begins Monday, May 15th through Sunday, May 21st. 30 fierce chick lit authors will post a piece on their blogs written by a dreamy male character from one of their books. Each character will tell you why you should vote for him. Instructions for the Hop Hop to all the stops, collect the Book Boyfriend 2017’s name at each stop, then submit all 30

Highfalutin Sequins & Glitter

I must get moving I suppose haunted by a past and future, overly cautious and wickedly sentimental. I must walk in the present decked out in sequins and glitter in honor of the brazen one. There is magic brewing in these parts and honest living in the routine. Small town life is fine, filtering the air with H2O, and hyperbaric clean, 100% pure, brain oxygen. Just when I think I

One Times Four – excerpt from GEORGIA PINE

One Times Four The Cove, there was no other place Georgia wanted to be. She loved summers at the beach with her pops. Georgia pulled the rocker close to her grandfather’s, almost touching. She needed to be near, reassured by the sounds of his breathing. Side by side, gliding back and forth. She had nowhere to go, nowhere she’d rather be. Mostly, she rocked while he nodded off. He was

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen by Jacqueline Cioffa I’ve devoured endless books, “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying,” “The Tao of Health,” “Sex & Longevity,” the Wilde’s, the Beckett’s and the Eliot’s searching. I’ve gazed at the stars to align my planets. I’ve burned white sage along the perimeters of my house to keep out the dark and unwanted. I’ve slept with amethyst under my pillow, seeking calm and center. I’ve grasped

Rocking the End-Cap with Anne Lamott – Downtown Books and Coffee

Guess whose books are hanging with the fabulously, talented and sublime author, Anne Lamott (squeek), at her favorite ‪#‎indiebookstore‬! (moi). 🙂 Thank you, Downtown Books and Coffee, and the community for the love. Shop ‪‎Indie‬, and support local bookstores kind readers. I purchased ‪Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by ‪Anne Lamott “Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to

THE VAST LANDSCAPE by Jacqueline Cioffa

Harrison’s back with a new look, nip and tuck, and bonus chapter. She and I have returned to the Cove, where the magic begins. The Vast Landscape by Jacqueline Cioffa has a new dreamy, beach look, cover design by Yosbe Design Studio complete with revisions, blurbs and bonus chapters.     The Vast Landscape by Jacqueline Cioffa Genre: Literary Fiction Cover Design by: https://www.facebook.com/yosbedesign   BLURB Bold contemporary fiction, THE VAST LANDSCAPE shares one

#AuthorDiaries – Kristin Seborg, Author of THE SACRED DISEASE

#AUTHOR DIARIES IS PLEASED TO WELCOME Kristin Seborg, GRAVITY IMPRINT AUTHOR of  The Sacred Disease. What is your book’s genre/category? My book is a memoir. More specifically, a medical memoir. Please describe what the story/book is about. The Sacred Disease is about my journey learning to live with seizures and epilepsy at the same time that I studied to become a physician and during my early years as a mother.