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Nash Candelaria Author- SECOND COMMUNION

SECOND COMMUNION

memoir by Nash Candelaria

This memoir by renowned Chicano writer Nash Candelaria focuses on how and why he chose to become a writer. As he investigates his family’s more than 300-year history in New Mexico, the author undertakes a more intimate journey that leads him to understand truths about himself: why he chose to become a writer and why he chose the topics he did. Part family history and part self-examination, SECOND COMMUNION is a must-read for aspiring writers, those interested in Southwest history, and students and teachers of Chicano literature.

Nash Candelaria has been described as the historical novelist of the Hispanic people of New Mexico. His four novels, hailed as landmarks in Hispanic literature, include MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA (1977), a seminal novel in Chicano literature, and NOT BY THE SWORD (1982), an American Book Award winner. His short stories have appeared in a number of literary magazines and anthologies. His two published collections of short stories are THE DAY THE CISCO KID SHOT JOHN WAYNE (1988) and UNCIVIL RIGHTS AND OTHER STORIES (1989) He and his wife live in Santa Fe, New Mexico

224 pp . paper . $18.00 . ISBN 978-1-931010-56-6

Bilingual Review Press

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Jana Richman Author- THE LAST COWGIRL & RIDING IN THE SHADOWS OF SAINTS

THE LAST COWGIRL & RIDING IN THE SHADOWS OF SAINTS

by Jana Richman

“Richman’s mastery of the emotional geography is illuminating and calls to mind the work of Pat Conroy.”- Kirkus Reviews

2009 Willa Literary Award Winner for Contemporary Fiction

http://www.janarichman.com

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Kitty Williams & Stevie Mark Authors- DAY OF THE DEAD

DAY OF THE DEAD

by Kitty Williams and Stevie Mark

Travel with the Authors!

Kitty Williams and Stevie Mark wrote the book on Days of the Dead–literally! This exciting new title will be available this September. Pre-order your signed copy today! http://www.crizmac.com//online_catalog/store.cfm?step=display&productid=3365

Days of the Dead with CRIZMAC is the Trip of a Lifetime!

October 27 – November 3, 2011

The unique and special qualities of Oaxaca during the Days of the Dead provide a most memorable and powerful experience. Become a part of the fiesta as you shop the special markets, visit cemeteries, and watch the processions. Visit vibrant folk art villages, where you’ll see demonstrations by renowned artisans. A once in a lifetime opportunity!

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“The Days of the Dead experiences are like a dream! And they certainly are a dream of a lifetime for me. The trip was fabulous. Thank you very much for your incredible effort, finesse, and Spanish and cultural skills that both made the trip possible and guided us through it.”

Days of the Dead participant
Mary K. Weeks · Albany, NY

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Jane Elizabeth Smith Author- CALL FORTH A BLESSING THE MIRACLE OF POWERFUL PRAYER

CALL FORTH A BLESSING The Miracle of Powerful Prayer

by Jane Elizabeth Smith

ISBN: 978-0-9785334-7-2 $8.00

This treasure throve of prayers for everyday life provides beautiful prays for change, children, courage, faith, grace, friendship, grief, happiness, inner strength, guidance- and many more. This gem is small enough to carry in a purse or pocket, while providing wisdom and solace for the reader.

From a prayer on HAPPINESS: “Happiness is an individual, personal choice. Happiness is an inside job. No matter what the outer circumstance, I stop and count my blessings and look for all the great and little things in my life for which I am happy. Regardless of the situation, I can either laugh about it or cry about it. I choose to laugh. I choose joy. All I need do is assess the matter from a different point of view. In the grand context of life, my real and true purpose is to encounter each moment with joy and gratitude. By doing so, I step into Heaven. I view happiness and joy as infectious, and I am a carrier! …The human condition is an emotional one. Emotions are direct by-products of thoughts. I control my thoughts. Therefore, I control my emotions…I choose my Earth to be Heaven. I choose to be happy right now. Amen

“I have worn this book threadbare. It goes with me everywhere. A full blown miracle occurred with the Prayer for Children. After three miscarriages, my daughter started showing symptoms of loss of number four. Your prayer saved that life. As my daughter said, ‘I felt a gentle wind blow through me as I turned the handle to the doctor’s office.’ That was my praying for her. We are grateful to you, and to God.”- Carole Graham

“Jane has written a treasure chest full of spiritual prayers that will enlighten, uplife and open your heart to a greater self-awareness of who God is through you. Each prayer is lined with a key to the truth of God’s energy and a knowledge that you never walk alone.”- Kathy Mae Miller

“Any time I need to pray, I can pick up this powerful book and be led to the perfect prayer. Through each energetic passage, Jane gives readers the words for meaningful prayer. The faith, joy and love Jane personifies are embodied in this special book.”- Sarah Kohnhorst

Jane Elizbeth Smith received her B.S degree in business from the University of Louisville. She is a Certified Master Practioner in Neurolinguistic Programming, Time Empowerment, and Hypnosis through the Association for Intergrative Psychology. Today, Jane owns a nationally recognized financial services business and also facilitates workshops on abundance, love and forgiveness. Jane is the author YOUR THREE WISHES and lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Jan Cleere Author- MORE THAN PETTICOATS REMARKABLE NEVADA WOMEN

MORE THAN PETTICOATS REMARKABLE NAVADA WOMEN

by Jan Cleere

Compelling stories of pioneering women, all born before 1900, who displayed remarkable courage as they broke through scoial, cultural, and political barriers to advance women’s roles. Facing unimaginable cahllenges, they climbed mountains seeking untold riches, swooped down legislative hallways, wove intricate artistry, and taught the next generation about equality.

Fascinating biographies about some truly remarkable women.

Published by The Globe Pequot Press

ISBN: 0-7627-2739-x

$10.95

Also by Jan Cleere:

LEVI’S & LACE: ARIZONA WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY

AMAZING GIRLS OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS

Autographed copies may be purchased at:

http://www.JanCleere.com

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Cathy L. Greenberg, Ph.d & Barrett S. Avigdor J.D. Authors- WHAT HAPPY WORKING MOTHERS KNOW

WHAT HAPPY WORKING MOTHERS KNOW

by Cathy L. Greenberg, Ph.D & Barett S. Avigdor J.D.

“This book energizes and inspires me.”- Margus Buckingham author of FIND YOUR STRONGEST LIFE

Now new findings in positive psychology can lead to a heathy and happy work/life balance

Barrett S. Avigdor J.D.

bavigdor@comcast.net

http://www.barettavigdor.com

http://www.whathappyworkingmothersknow.com

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Maceo Montoya Author- THE SCOUNDREL AND THE OPTIMIST

THE SCOUNDREL AND THE OPTIMIST

by Maceo Montoya

In Maceo Montoya’s first novel, we meet Edmund, a diminutive, irrepressible teen whose strife-ridden life magnifies his strength of spirit. After his siblings desert the dysfunctional home and his mother sinks in a deep depression that is brought about by his father’s deception and abuse, Edmund discovers that his determination and hope must carry him through. His most notable accomplishment is teaching his father, Filastro, the value of integrity, optimism, and selflessness.

“Human and humorous from page one, this tale is full of riotous energy and unexpected univesal truths. Dostoyevsky has crossed the border in the pen of Maceo Montoya.”- Ernesto Quinonez, author of BODEGA DREAMS

“Montoya’s picaresque characters imbue this novel with equal portions of bittersweet humor, social commentary, and morality play…Multimensional characters, a well-drawn setting, and Montoy’s light touch on the commentary makes this a chaming and worthwile read.”- Multicultural Review

272 pp Cloth $28.00x ISBN 978-1-931010-65-8

paper $18.00 ISBN 978-1-931010-67-2

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Bilingual Review Press
Hispanic Research Center
Arizona State Univesity
PO Box 875303
Tempe, Az 85287-5303

1-866-965-3867

http://www.asu.edu/brp

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