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BookTrib's Bites: Inspiration, Audacity, True Crime and Coping With Loss


 Your Destiny Is Inside You"Your Destiny Is Inside You"
by Ana Pat

Takes readers on a spiritual journey and inspires the awakening of a new state of consciousness, based on a deep understanding that everything is energy. It demonstrates how the liberation of the ego-based mind transforms consciousness, opening up a whole new world of positive energy allowing you to stay optimistic in your daily life.

The book is a deeply spiritual manifesto that emanates with undeniable truth, wisdom and spiritual strength. It's a story about self-discovery. It teaches the wisdom of listening to your own heart. It helps to get rid of suffering and obsessions based on self-limiting beliefs that deprive you of joy, peace and creativity. Purchase at


The Audacity of Sara Grayson"The Audacity of Sara Grayson"
by Joani Elliott

Sara Grayson is a 32-year-old greeting card writer about to land the toughest assignment of her life. Three weeks after the death of her mother -- a world-famous suspense novelist -- Sara learns that her mother's dying wish is for her to write the final book in her bestselling series.

Sara can't fathom writing a book for 30 million fans, but in a bold move, she takes it on. Against an impossible deadline and a publisher intent on sabotaging her every move, Sara discovers that stepping into her mother's shoes means stumbling on family secrets she was never meant to find -- secrets that threaten her mother's legacy and the very book she's trying to create. Purchase at


Prohibition Wine"Prohibition Wine"
by Mariann Knapp

For readers who enjoy true crime and books like Anita Diamant's "Boston Girl," "Prohibition Wine" details a determined woman trying to make ends meet during the Great Depression and against all odds. When Rebecca Goldberg, a poor young widow with six children living in 1920s rural Massachusetts, had to decide between taking her older kids out of school to send them to work and breaking the law by selling illegal alcohol during Prohibition, her choice was clear: she broke the law.

This captivating true story of a women's struggle to keep her family afloat, though over 100 years ago, will resonate with the experience of immigrant families today and the prejudice, poverty, and marginalization still experienced. Purchase at


No Footprint Is Too Small"No Footprint Is Too Small"
by Dimas Cintron

An inspiring story of survival, coping and healing. Follow the story of Dimas, a father who lost his son to brain cancer. Pain and sadness entered his life when he first received the horrible news, but he was still filled with hope.

This memoir is not just a story about loss. It's about the process of going through it -- a story about surviving the storm of pain and healing. Accompany Dimas on his heartfelt journey through unknown territory filled with pain and confusion. Follow him on his path of revelation and realization to discover how to get himself out of the void. Purchase at

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