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Rea Nolan Martin

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Rea Nolan Martin is the author of three novels: THE SUBLIME TRANSFORMATION OF VERA WRIGHT (2009), MYSTIC TEA (2014), THE ANESTHESIA GAME (2015), and a collection of inspirational essays, WALKING ON WATER (2016). She is the author of numerous short stories and poetry published in national literary magazines and anthologies, and a founding editor of INKWELL literary magazine. MYSTIC TEA was the recipient of the prestigious IPPY gold medallion in 2014 and US BEST BOOK award for Visionary Fiction, as well as the 2014 PINNACLE gold medallion in Literary Fiction. THE ANESTHESIA GAME is the recipient of a five star insignia from both Readers' Favorite and Clarion/Foreword, as well as the 2016 IPPY gold medallion in the category of Visionary Fictio ...more

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Rea Nolan Martin I don't often have writer's block, but when I do I generate inspiration through prayer and meditation. I've also been known to open the box of 96…moreI don't often have writer's block, but when I do I generate inspiration through prayer and meditation. I've also been known to open the box of 96 crayola crayons (I keep at my desk) and inhale deeply. It never fails to inspire!(less)
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Mystic Tea

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Why Our Enemies are Our Greatest Teachers

In the most neutral sense, our enemies are our opponents.


They appear in our lives when unsettled circumstances have emerged to the point where status quo is eroded or no longer viable. Sometimes we’re aware that circumstances have advanced to this degree, but sometimes the gathering storm catches us off-guard. Archetypal Opponents (with a capital O) radiate opposition in all directions, owning...

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The Translucent Boy and the Girl Who Saw Him by Tom Hoffman
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MAGICAL, INSIGHTFUL & VISIONARY

Who among us doesn’t know what it feels like to be translucent? A shell or a shadow that others can easily bypass, ignore, or dismiss as irrelevant? In a world where solidity is strength, transparency can only equal
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The Fish That Climbed A Tree is the sort of title that prepares you for anything but normalcy. The whole premise is right there in the words: this is an absurd, reality-defying, literary, punk rock kind of thriller.

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Aftermath by Katherine Flannery Dering
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Kathering Flannery Dering's first book of poetry is at once deep, accessible, and rich with imagery. Sorrow floats on the surface like the aftermath of a plane crash, leaving the reader to sort through the detritus--the author, our capable guide, say ...more
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THE OVERSTORY is a literary masterpiece as complex and intelligent as the forests whose secrets it reveals. Staying with the story involves paying close attention to characters who come in and out of focus, both alone and in relationship to each othe ...more
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"This amazing story revolves around a terminally ill fifteen year-old girl, Sydney; her clinically depressed mother, Mitsy; her somewhat-flakey-but-well-meaning aunt, Hannah; and a somewhat fallen-from-grace mystic, Pandora, who has succumbed to in..." Read more of this review »
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“Forgiveness is capital 'L' Love in action. Until you have to forgive someone, you haven't loved. You just think you have. Until somebody forgives you, you don't know humility. [p342, 1st paperback edition]”
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“her journey has not been what she expected. And she is willing to admit that she, herself, may be blocking the light.”
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“Trust the darkness, child.” Augusta’s eyes widen. “The darkness?” she repeats. “Not the light?” Grace shakes her head. “God plants his strongest seeds in the darkest soil,” she says. “Be open to it, Augusta. In times of trouble, things are not always as they seem. Trust what others do not. Trust yourself.”
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