Mary Lee Montfort is a successful baker and small business owner. After beginning her culinary career in the kitchen of the Union Bay Café in Seattle, Washington, she went on to open her own successful small baking business in 2004, Mary Lee’s Desserts. Mary Lee believes in passing things forward and has covered all of the costs of designing, producing, distributing, and marketing her cookbook herself so that she can donate all of the profits from each sale to three charities – World Central Kitchen, The Trevor Project, and St. Jude Children’s Research hospital.
Book of the Day 11/28/22
If you and your family are struggling to bridge the gap between the sacred and secular during the Christmas season, you need to read The Best Gift of All. This wonderful book contains 24 Advent readings and 12 readings for Christmas. It’s a must-read for Christian families looking to celebrate the birth of Christ and find meaning throughout the entire season.
Book of the Day 11/22/22
In celebration of the World Cup kicking off in Qatar, I’m excited to share this enthralling new novel. Hero’s Journey is Lisa Marie Meadows’ new book about a professional soccer player with a jaded past who must confront his demons when life throws him a major curve. It’s a true literary triumph filled with pertinent symbolism and countless life lessons. It needs to be on your list this holiday season!
Book of the Day 11/21/22
The Great Tree is an enchanting and engrossing Christmas fable that the entire family will love. In the book, author Able Barrett blends the new and old together in beautiful harmony to construct a timeless story about the events that changed Christmas forever. It’s the perfect book to read as you start getting into the Christmas spirit. The author is donating all proceeds from the book to The Last Road Dog Animal Sanctuary, an Approved 501 (c)(3) Animal Public Welfare Charity.
Book of the Day 11/18/22
In his book Rise of the Dolphins, Dave Morine shares the franchise’s compelling history from being a perennial doormat to one of the most dominant teams to ever play in the NFL. It’s a must-read not only for Dolphins fans, but all with an interest in the NFL.
Fiction Books to Read Right Now
Are you looking for the best in contemporary literary fiction? Start here. These three books published by Publerati are each fascinating and powerful. They remind us that some of the most pertinent lessons and messages come from fiction novels. So, whether you’re looking to get reading this holiday season, or want to share the invaluable gift of a good book, check out this list.
Book of the Day 11/14/22
Norman Mathews’ autobiography, The Wrong Side of the Room: A Life in Musical Theater, is a multidimensional masterpiece that reminds readers there is hope, no matter what. In the book, Mathews shares his fascinating life story. It’s a tale of a small-town boy who grew up to be a dancer on Broadway and movies, and after a severe back injury, he reinvented himself to become a composer and playwright. It’s rich with compelling and at times heart wrenching details about coming of age, coming out, and becoming a respected artist.
Author Spotlight: Cydnee Brady
Cydnee Brady is the author of the new Christmas children’s book, Undercover Elf. It’s a creative and charming story for families to enjoy this Christmas season, and many more in the future. With its wonderful storytelling and hand-crafted illustrations, this festive book captures the magic and joy of Christmas.
Book of the Day 11/11/22
As we celebrate and honor Veterans Day, I’d like to highlight one of the most insightful and empowering books I’ve read this year. Relentless Positivity was written by retired US Navy Rear Admiral Kyle Cozad. It tells his personal story following a service-related spinal cord injury while he was on active duty. This must-read memoir is one that will help you face your own personal adversity and conquer the most profound challenges that life presents you.