FOCUS – Buy Now: AMAZON
Imagine walking into an eye doctor’s office for the first time in your life expecting to walk out with a cute pair of red cat-eye frames–only to learn you suffer from an incurable eye disease and are already legally blind.
“A strong addition to any contemporary memoir collection.” – Susan Bethany, Midwest Book Review
“Some stories are too important to ignore. This is one of them”- Cally Phillips, IndieeBookReview
“A Moving and Uplifting Memoir”– Indie Reader
“An honest and inspiring reminder to live your dreams everyday, and cherish your family every precious moment you breathe. Inspired me, and helped me remember to focus on what’s important.” - Libby Hyland, reader
“FOCUS could have been a bleak account of one woman’s descent into darkness. Instead, it radiates light and hope”. - Alysa Salzberg, Editor - Beguile
Overview: —To escape her abusive Mormon stepfather and the suffocating religion and poverty at home, a feisty teenage girl joins her dad on the road as a tool hustler–until his arrest forces her to take charge of her life.
“A Stunning Masterpiece by a first-time author.” eNovel Book Review
“A moving and inspiring story of a teenage girl who rises above the constraints of her oppressive family life. Five stars.” Maya Fleischmann, IndieReader.com 2012
“A soft-spoken but resounding reminder of the power plays tied to religion.” – Booklist
“A sincere delight for Mormons, non-Mormons, and anyone who has ever had parents.” CozyLittleBookJournal
“Everyone, Mormon or not, should read it. The book has a lot of warmth and truth, and we could all learn a little from her hard won wisdom”- Christina K. Ahn, Book Reviewer