Sneak Peek: Overlay

Today we have a sneak peek from the memoir by Marlayna Glynn Brown: Overlay – A Tale of One Girl’s Life in 1970s Las Vegas.

Fans of The Glass Castle will appreciate this extraordinary tale of the author’s turbulent yet triumphant childhood in 1970s Las Vegas.

Born into an ongoing cycle of familial alcoholism, the author develops a powerful sense of self-preservation contrasted by the people entrusted with her care. She explores the personalities of the bizarre characters who populate her life as she moves from home to parent to friends’ families and ultimately to homelessness as a young teen.

From her remarkable resources emerges an inner strength that will captivate readers, remaining in their consciousness long after the last page has been turned.

Overlay – A Tale of One Girl’s Life in 1970s Las Vegas is available from Amazon.

And now, an excerpt from Overlay…

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Sneak Peek: Doctors Don’t Always Bury Their Mistakes

Doctors Don’t Always Bury Their MistakesToday we have a sneak peek from the memoir by CJ Rock: Doctors Don’t Always Bury Their Mistakes.

Doctors Don’t Always Bury Their Mistakes recounts a horrific journey at the hands of physicians who repeatedly prescribed endless doses of strong narcotics in an attempt to quell agonizing pain. Caught in a tangled web of ineffective treatment plans and procedures for a decade, renowned specialists from Denver, Las Vegas, and Chicago viewed her not as a patient, but as a human guinea pig-nothing more than an experimental subject. Names have been changed; it was not to protect the guilty.

Doctors Don’t Always Bury Their Mistakes is available from Smashwords and Barnes and Noble.

And now, an excerpt from Doctors Don’t Always Bury Their Mistakes

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Book Brief: Overlay

Overlay – A Tale of One Girl’s Life in 1970s Las Vegas
by Marlayna Glynn Brown
Genre: Memoir
110,000 words

Fans of The Glass Castle will appreciate this extraordinary tale of the author’s turbulent yet triumphant childhood in 1970s Las Vegas.

Born into an ongoing cycle of familial alcoholism, the author develops a powerful sense of self-preservation contrasted by the people entrusted with her care. She explores the personalities of the bizarre characters who populate her life as she moves from home to parent to friends’ families and ultimately to homelessness as a young teen.

From her remarkable resources emerges an inner strength that will captivate readers, remaining in their consciousness long after the last page has been turned.

This title is available from Amazon. Continue reading “Book Brief: Overlay”

Book Brief – Marilyn Monroe: My Little Secret

Marilyn Monroe: My Little Secret
by Tony Jerris
Genre: Non-fiction, Biographies & Memoirs
65,000 words

In 2001, author Tony Jerris met Jane Lawrence, who knew Marilyn Monroe very well. They became close friends and she told Tony her story. At 12, she started Marilyn’s fan club at Fox. By the time Jane was 16, their relationship had become physically intimate.

Marilyn referred to Jane as “my little secret,” hence the title of the book, Marilyn Monroe: My Little Secret. The book is a provocative, poignant, no-holds-barred account of the relationship between Jane and Marilyn, which Tony has written in Ms. Lawrence’s voice.

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