Extensively published, Veronica Chambers has written and edited for national magazines for 12 years. People magazine deemed her memoir Mama’s Girl “extraordinary.” Kickboxing Geishas examines boundary-busting modern Japanese women, who freely mix East and West, burying stereotypes and defining an electrifying new culture in their country.
“Funny and intelligent” (People), Trey Ellis’s memoir Bedtime Stories chronicles what happens when the glamorous life of an L.A. bachelor collides with the less-than-glamorous life of a single father who eats frozen dinners and changes dirty diapers. Naomi Wolf calls the book “a great gift for anyone who values the true dramas of committed parenting.”
Pig Candy chronicles Philadelphia-born Lise Funderberg’s experiences while traveling through Georgia with her dying father, as she comes to understand the brutal oppression he faced growing up in the Jim Crow South and the surprising love he still felt for the land and its people. (ablachly)