Ivette Vasquez has experienced a series of life’s challenging events. In a matter of weeks, her daughter passed away, her husband became a quadriplegic, she gave birth five weeks early while planning her daughter’s funeral, and having to care for her other two children. Her Christian faith, family, and spiritual family saw her through it all. Ivette lives with her husband Johnny of twenty-years in South Louisiana. Together they have four beautiful children, one of which is in heaven. Her mission in life is to inspire women to never give up. You can visit www.AbigailMyHero.org to keep up with her blogs, speaking engagements, and her family’s progress.
Journeys of Hope and Reality
by Russell C. Notar
In Journeys of Hope and Reality: A Memoir, author Russell C. Notar’s international work experiences on behalf of cooperatives, gives readers an in-depth look at world events which took place in the 1990’s. Through his experiences, he gained a new perspective on what is really important in life-assisting those who need support and assistance.
I Have Fun Everywhere I Go combines the fear and loathing of Hunter Thompson's journalistic thrill rides with the acerbic insider voice of Toby Young. It's an eye-opening, gleeful view of life on the edge—and the outlaws and oddballs encountered there.
Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir.
For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight—or the headlines.
Even as Demi was becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, however, she was always outrunning her past, just one step ahead of the doubts and insecurities that defined her childhood. Throughout her rise to fame and during some of the most pivotal moments of her life, Demi battled addiction, body image issues, and childhood trauma that would follow her for years—all while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception. As her success grew, Demi found herself questioning if she belonged in Hollywood, if she was a good mother, a good actress—and, always, if she was simply good enough.
As much as her story is about adversity, it is also about tremendous resilience. In this deeply candid and reflective memoir, Demi pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life—laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family, and her journey toward open heartedness. Inside Out is a story of survival, success, and surrender—a wrenchingly honest portrayal of one woman’s at once ordinary and iconic life.
Spanning the bucolic Beltway suburbs of his childhood and the clandestine CIA and NSA postings of his adulthood, Permanent Record is the extraordinary account of a bright young man who grew up online—a man who became a spy, a whistleblower, and, in exile, the Internet’s conscience. Written with wit, grace, passion, and an unflinching candor, Permanent Record is a crucial memoir of our digital age and destined to be a classic.