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    Empowered, a Motivational Journal for Women



    You can create positive change in your life―and journaling is a powerful way to start. Empowered: A Motivational Journal for Women lets you discover, define, and embolden yourself through inspirational writing prompts, exercises, and quotes. It’s packed with tools to help you manifest your goals, along with plenty of space for reflection.

    Dozens of thought-provoking prompts and exercises encourage you to expand your mind and embrace your dreams. Connect with your deeper self through writing, and visualize intentions through creative exercises. Go beyond the book to meditate, listen to music, or enjoy nature―and return to contemplate your experiences. There’s no right or wrong way to use this motivational journal; the important thing is to begin.


    Teetering on Disaster

    "Teetering on Disaster is a funny and poignant autobiographical novel, which tells how she fought for her American Dream through the Sierra Nevada's and beyond."

    Laura Delaney of Rediscovered Book Shop in Boise, ID says "Michaela Renee is friendly, personable and all around lovely."

    Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos, Author of Silent Sorority included it in her Amazon Listmania as one of the "eclectic mix of memoirs that take a look into the unpredictable and absurd ways of life written by women with a sense of humor."


    Acclaim/Awards for Teetering

    Best Indie Non Fiction Novel, Shelf Media Group

    Non Fiction Author's Association, Silver Award

    San Francisco Book Review, Prestigious 5 Star Award

    San Diego Book Awards Best Un-Published Non Fiction

    The Mouse in the Machine Shop

    Learn more about bravery and the world of manufacturing

    Freddy King Junior is a mouse who lives in a machine shop and dreams of being a machinist. He loves everything about the exciting parts that are made in the machine shop. One day Freddy learns of a broken machine, without Freddy and his skills, the part will not be completed. The part is incredibly important, it's a window for a space rocket. Freddy sees his opportunity to fix the machine. Will he step up and face his fears to save the machine shop?


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    Winston the Dancing Dog

    Great for kiddos with an injury

    Winston was a happy-go-lucky, dancing dog. One day his spirit was crushed when he broke a bone and lost the ability to dance like he used to. Winston digs deep to find hope and inspiration for the future. Soon he's back on his feet, stronger than before. This story is based on real-life events.

    Vegetable Souffle

    Honesty & eating healthy!

    "This is a quick read with entertaining color illustrations. Parents and children will surely chuckle over Jake’s efforts to avoid eating his vegetables. And maybe … just maybe … they will learn from his mistake. Just like a soufflé, this picture book is light, fluffy, and fun to devour." The Children’s Book Review (www.thechildrensbookreview.com)


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    Golly Wally

    A fun read for kids struggling with symptoms of ADHD.

    Wally is a puppy who just can't seem to focus or stay on task, until an old wise dog comes along and offers him some advice.


    Ara Rich, CHADD.org says, "Golly Wally is simply brilliant! It describes characteristics that children with ADHD face daily and provides encouragement, support, and enrichment by teaching them to use their strengths to succeed."


    Available in hard cover or ebook.

    Dennis and the New Baby

    Welcoming a new baby to the family?

    Dennis was the only dog, but soon a baby joined the family. When the new baby came along Dennis realized tearing up shoes wouldn't land him more attention. It's not long before Dennis learns that having a new baby around can be very special.


    Erin Cecrceo of Project S.H.A.R.E says, "We loved Dennis and the New Baby here at Project S.H.A.R.E. We can’t wait to see the kids at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia enjoying it too! Thank you for a wonderful story!"


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    An Instagram Favorite

    San Francisco Book Review says, "Be You, Find Happy by Michaela Renee Johnson is a quick little self-help book focused on giving the reader tools to begin cultivating greater happiness."


    "The author starts out by examining what’s stress and the stimulus which causes it with examples of activities which have been known easily reduce it. She then moves on to what’s anxiety and ways of focusing in on what might be the physical and mental spaces causing it in the hopes of reducing it.
    This is where Ms. Johnson gives her readers areas which might just need some simplification in their physical environment. In this essentially out of the way, she then gives her readers techniques which should help them reduce the mental areas causing their anxiety.
    Looking at the Latin phrase, “Mens sana in corpore sano” which essentially means "a healthy mind in a healthy body," Ms. Johnson discusses ways for her readers to start improving their diets, sleep and exercise activities.

    So, in the end, do I look at this book as being a promotion activity for her business, or do I look at it as useful guide for her readers to become happier than they are. I choose the latter, for which I’ve given it 4 STARS." Robin Leigh Morgan, top Amazon reviewer

    4.5 Stars On Amazon

    2019 Shelf Award Winner

    The Paper Blog says, "This story was insanely funny, heartwarming, and touching. Alex learns from her experience on the radio show that she has some big decisions to make. She learns a lot about her life and her past and that gives her the strength to decide on her future. I loved this book. It was well written, carefully plotted to keep you guessing what will happen next. I usually read several books at once, but once I started on this one I couldn't put it down.
    I recommend this book to those who enjoy chick lit, contemporary fiction, and romance.
    This one gets one the rare five star ratings. A+ "


    Award - Shelf Media Group Notable 100


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