Ali Marsman

Goodreads Author

in Halifax, Canada


Art, Life, Music

Member Since
November 2008

Ali Marsman was born in Nova Scotia in 1978; she spent twenty-five years living there, and now lives in British Columbia. Her first books, 'Heal With Me' and 'Our Journey Goes On' sent her on a journey throughout Canada presenting motivational workshops and speeches, in schools, group homes, shelters, and within various other organizations and societies.

Ali has received many awards for her writing, and has been profiled in magazines, on television programs, and as well as radio.

She is also the author of, Book One: Sporadic Memories, Book Two: Because of Grandfather, and Book Too: Because of Grandmother. A trio of books celebrating life with family and friends!

'Book One' First 10 pages, enjoy!

Book One:
Sporadic Memories

It has been so long since the last moment I held you in my arms, and the sweet smell of your sandalwood caressed the motion of my desire.

I always admired
the gracefulness
of your diligence,
the knowledge of
your intelligence,
the caress of your soul,
the height of your intellect,
and the warmth of your glow.

I found it so difficult to look into your eyes, even as the years went b Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 03, 2019 14:25 Tags: ali-marsman, book-one-sporadic-memories
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Book One: Sporadic Memories

4.34 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Heal With Me & Our Journey ...

4.64 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1997
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Book Two: Because of Grandf...

4.75 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2019 — 4 editions
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4.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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“Week 51:
Believe that everyone has good intentions and keep yours the same.”
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“Week 34:
Write a love letter to yourself and then give yourself to someone as special.”
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“Week 1:
'One hundred percent of positiveness,will raise us to the point of successfulness, in reaching our level of human kindness.”
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“Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere.”
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“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”
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“The human face has limited space. If you fill it with laughter there will be no room for crying.”
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“Oh, Celie, unbelief is a terrible thing. And so is the hurt we cause others unknowingly.”
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message 3: by Ali (last edited Jan 05, 2019 07:15AM)

Ali Happy New Year, Everyone!

Please click on my blog posts to read the first 10 pages from my trio of books - 'Book One: Sporadic Memories', 'Book Two: Because of Grandfather', 'Book Too: Because of Grandmother'

I am offering a Goodreads' giveaway which ends on January 22nd ... released date is January 11th!

Thank you to those of you who have already read it ... I hope you enjoyed what you read?!

Everyone reading after me writing this message ... I hope you enjoy as well!


message 2: by Ali

Ali Good day, Everyone:

Please click on my profile picture to read samples from,
'Heal With Me & Our Journey Goes On'

I hope you enjoy what you read!

Heal With Me & Our Journey Goes On by Ali Marsman

message 1: by Ali (last edited May 14, 2015 10:51AM)

Ali Hi Everyone:

'Heal With Me & Our Journey Goes On' is now available within the Vancouver Island Regional Library system, and will soon be in circulation at the Vancouver Public Library, and as well as the Halifax Public Libraries.


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