My Books

PUBLISHED BOOKS

Searching for the Truth cover

“Searching for the Truth: Poems & Prose Inspired by Our Inner Worlds” is a collection of writings focusing on subjects like spirituality, philosophy and psychology. Zen-like in its simplicity and honesty, this book is sure to make you think. Recommended for ages 13+. This book is available in Kindle ebook for $2.99 and in paperback from Amazon and Barnes & Noble for $6.99 (or less).

From Both Sides Cover

“From Both Sides, A Look into the World of Foster Care from Those Who Know It Best” explores the emotions, issues and experiences that accompany being involved in foster care. Split into two sections, this book lets the foster kids tell things from their side and then flips around and looks at things from a foster parent’s point of view. The information in this book was collected from the author’s personal experience fostering children in her home and from multiple interviews and conversations with foster parents, current foster youth and former foster children. Recommended for ages 13+. This book is available in Kindle ebook for $2.99 and in paperback from Amazon and Barnes & Noble for $6.99 (or less).

Not Afraid to Be Real

“Not Afraid to Be Real” is a fresh, outspoken poetry collection for young adults and those young at heart. Geared for ages 13+, each poem was written with the intention of being honest about the emotional ups and downs that accompany love, grief, friendship, bullying, anger, hope and all the other conflicting emotions that are a part of every teen’s transition into adulthood. Now available for $8.99 in paperback from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million. There is also a Kindle ebook version available for only $2.99. (Published by Mirror Publishing)

Ode to Icky

My first published picture book, “Ode to Icky”, is currently available for $9.99 in paperback from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million. There is also an ebook version of “Ode to Icky” priced at $2.99 for the Kindle. Geared for ages 4-10, this is a cute, funny story about a stinky cat and a little girl who finds a way to cash in on her pet’s hygiene issues. (Published by Mirror Publishing)

16 thoughts on “My Books

  1. Good children’s books. I will check them out on Amazon. Please take a look at mine as well. Want a Magical, Adventurous, Exciting Book? Sasha discovers a pen she found buried in a school playground UNAWARE whatever she draws will come to LIFE. See Youtube http://bit.ly/rgamLJ book trailer. Amazon http://amzn.to/o83Vae

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  2. I like the concept of IN MEMORY OF DAD (I never knew mine). I do not have an e-reader, so if I happen to win anything, I’d like to donate it to my daughter-in-law. Thanks for participating in this adventure.

  3. Hi, another AC friend dropping around all the trick or treat blog adventures. I love kids picture books and have a room full from having taught preschoolers most of my adult life. Yours looks fun.

    Dixie Goode

  4. Hi Maranda, would love to win one of your books, they look so appealing to kids! Will have to get an e-reader so I can get the Weezie book, my son has allergies and is always coughing and sneezing, I am sure he would love it! Thanks and I hope I win:)

    • Hi Sherri! Weezie is currently only available as an ebook, but you don’t necessarily have to have an ereader. It is available on Smashwords in many forms, for online reading, PDF file and other easy-to-read forms. I actually don’t have an ereader myself yet, so I normally read ebooks on my laptop. You can download the Kindle app for free onto your PC, laptop or certain phones on Amazon, so that is also an option!

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