Lisa Doughty is the author of Ella and the Experiment. As an avid romance novel enthusiast, she has always had a knack for creative endeavors and storytelling. She writes about women who break through societal norms and oppression to stand out in their era.
John Costello is the author of Executive Hoodlum. Although his roots were steeped in Mob relations, he rose to success to become the Vice President of Business Development for a $6 billion semiconductor corporation.
Stemming from personal and family experiences, author and musician, Steve Malski Niles embarked on a journey illustrating how down-through-the-ages, art, in its myriad forms, has served as a powerful source of healing. While analyzing and comparing the function of the Shaman in ancient and contemporary societies to the works of therapists, analysts, medical doctors, priests, teachers, and architects, Steve shows how, in a variety of ways, art strongly impacts the human healing process. He is a musician and composer who has performed in the U.S. and in Europe. A prolific writer, he also has a number of books in development and looks to expand the “Power of Art” into a series including “The Power of Art in Education and Learning”, and ”The Power of Art in Politics and Diplomacy.
Hindsight: Coming of Age in the Streets of Hollywood, is a story of tribulation, challenges, desperation, but ultimately – hope. It illustrates how with determination and perseverance, even the most difficult of situations can be overcome. Dr. Recinos’s book recounts her journey living on the streets of LA. With determination, she was able to move from the streets, graduate from college, and eventually medical school all leading up to where she is now an M.D. who is known by co-workers as the doctor who never gives up on her patients.
Mental illness is around each of us in different ways, but finding perspective can alleviate the heaviness. Author Dan Schuck has taken his personal tragedy and turned it into a message of hope and help. He sheds light on what can be a very dark struggle for many. Throughout the pages of Dan’s book, Glass Half Empty? ...Half Full? : A Children's Book for Grown-Ups, he encourages people to find a balance in their life with simple terms and simple images, yet a very powerful and necessary message.
Gary Brose's years of experience managing various companies and learning from other executives has given him plenty of ideas and new ways to increase employee satisfaction while still pleasing higher ups. By focusing on small businesses, Gary translates major corporate policies to the masses. He’s written several books to guide owners to success over the years but his latest effort, Express Exec, is different. Written as a short novel, it engages small business owners much more than a typical business book.
Claudine Barbot & Nicole Green McCalla
In their imaginative new children's book, Where The Socks Go, Claudine Barbot and Nicole Green McCalla, explain the journey that silly, naughty socks will go on to evade their owners. This beautifully illustrated tale inspires readers to go on a dynamic adventure throughout different cultures all relating back to those pesky missing socks. Claudine and Nicole (who are both teachers as well as moms) explain: "In a world filled with technology, we want to foster our children’s creative and imaginative minds”. This book allows children the freedom to be playful while finally answering Where The Socks Go.
Author and Bioenergetic therapist, Marcy Meyers brings a unique combination of personal life experiences, academic training and twenty years of scripture study into her practice. She uses easy to understand scientific explanation and scriptural support to reveal how and why energy medicine works. visit: www.blessedwithenergy.com
Paul Julien Freed’s body of work is a narrative through color and dynamism. It is an extension of his impactful history, both in a personal sense and by way of his professional background in film and photography. For more about Freed and his art, visit: www.pjfreed.com