Category Archives: Book Launch

Sacred Awakening

In June, I self-published a book on Amazon titled “The Gift of Cancer” about my year-long cancer journey.

About a week ago, I republished the book, with a new title and a new cover:

“Sacred Awakening: Healing on my journey of cancer through faith, family and gratitude”

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All of the content within the book has remained the same, save for a few grammatical corrections and the addition of a reference page.

Thank you everyone for your love, support and encouragement along my journey!

Big hugs to you all xoxo

Amber

 

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Book Launch Par-yay!

book signing

This past Sunday was the first official book launch party for my new book; The Gift of Cancer: A journey of transformation through faith, family and gratitude.

During the course of my initial diagnosis, treatment and surgeries – I kept a personal journal, kept friends and family updated on Facebook and published blog posts here on WordPress. I’ve spent the last four months compiling all of those entries into a 200-page book. (now, proudly available on Amazon.com)

Writing this book was healing on so many levels. Being surrounded by friends and family while sharing some of the most intimate, vulnerable moments of my life was beyond therapeutic. I know I’m one of the “lucky” ones, I was given a second chance at life. The opportunity to be here today, alive, to write this book is a blessing in itself.

My hope is it will inspire those going through it to keep fighting. Or that reading this book will help oncologists and doctors practice more compassion with their patients, understanding we are all so very different. I believe anyone serving as support to a cancer patient or cancer family can benefit from reading this book. While every cancer is different and every person a unique individual; there are certain things we all battle when facing this disease. The Gift of Cancer offers insight into that sacred, vulnerable world.