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By Andrea M. Peters Life brings tests, trials, and disappointments that seem unbearable or just downright unfair; however, most people never voice these pains. Colors of Pain is merely the tip of the iceberg of pain that we as living, breathing, emotional wrecks go through from time to time. I believe this book is the voice for those without a voice. I implore you to read and understand that you are not alone in your journey to find happiness and meaning to your life. Buy on Amazon
By Jenifer Beaudean West Point. 1987. Jenifer Beaudean becomes a cadet in only the eleventh class to include women at the prestigious United States Military Academy. Whatever the Cost: One Woman's Battle to Find Peace with her Body details her struggle to assimilate into this bastion of male competition as she engages in the never-ending battle to make the uniform look good. Societal pressure, family comments, fashion imagery and the West Point quest for perfection all quickly evolves into an eating disorder. Finally, in 2002 her family intervenes. Whatever the Cost is the story of a remarkable journey that concludes...
By Erica Ndlovu Ukuvuka is the first book of poetry by writer and poet, Erica Ndlovu. This debut features the emotional journey faced by many as they navigate the darkness in their life, in order to break free into the light. The word ukuvuka is Ndebele and translates to awakening--which by the end of the novel is achieved. Readers first navigate the darkness before venturing into ukuvuka--the awakening--in the second part of the book. Ndlovu's debut book of poetry aims to illicit and stir emotions. Buy on Amazon
By Stephannie Tallent California Revival Knits explores the decorative elements of Southern California architectural style in knitted form-tilework becomes colorwork, wrought iron turns into twisted stitches, and much more. In addition to 15 patterns, designer Stephannie Tallent shares her inspiration, taking readers on a tour of the California Potteries tile factory and other architectural wonders. Buy on Amazon
By Stephannie Tallent Alfred Hitchcock is the world's recognized master in the art of cinematic suspense. His films, particularly those from the 1940s-60s, offered a signature blend of mystery, glamor, and wry humor that movie-makers have been mimicking ever since. If Hitchcock can inspire the film industry, then why not knitters as well? Buy on Amazon