Category Archives: Authors

“Little BIG Sister” Growing Up With An Autistic Brother

A former elementary school teacher and mother of two is making a difference in the lives of siblings, who are living with a brother or sister who has autism. Amy McCoy has just written her first book called “Little BIG Sister,” it’s about her own children and is written about the thoughts of her daughter whose Read more…

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The Powerful Story of “Rais” Bhuiyan

  This is a powerful story of Muslim American, Rais Bhuiyan. He was shot in a convenience store at age 27 in Dallas and left to die. It was 10 days after 9-11..the gunman had killed two other Muslims blaming them for what happened to America. Bhuiyan had come to the United States from Dhaka, Bangladesh to find Read more…

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Coming Fall 2016 ~ “Remembering Katharine Hepburn”

Coming in the fall of 2016, my second book, Remember Katharine Hepburn. I am so pleased to continue t educate new generations about the legacy of the most iconic actress of the 20th century. Hepburn still holds the record for winning the most leading actress Academy Awards, she won 4. The book can be pre-ordered Read more…

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Remembering Kick Kennedy

The Kent Memorial Library in Kent, Connecticut is pleased to announce that Saturday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. in the Reading Room. Kent resident and acclaimed biographer, Barbara Leaning will be discussing and signing her newly published book (April 2016) Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter. The book Read more…

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Custodio Gomes Writes Poetry To Inspire

Custodio Gomes is a poet from Bridgeport. Originally from  Cape Verde, West Africa, he writes to inspire others. His parents struggled to bring the family to America to live a better life, to get an education, and he has never forgotten that. He is passing on to others lessons learned. Gomes who worked very hard as a youngster to Read more…

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Are You On “The Happiness Track?”

Emma Seppala of Madison, Connecticut wants you to get on “The Happiness Track.” She has degrees from three Ivy League schools, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia, high achieving places but saw all around her people pushing for excellence to the detriment of their happiness. A trip to China showed her that many who don’t have a lot Read more…

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Inside The Mind Of Psychic Medium, Matt Fraser

The “NYBERG” show is as varied as the day is long. So why not talk to Matt Fraser? He is a psychic medium. Matt tells me since he was a little boy he tells me he has seen and heard people “on the other side.” The movie “The Sixth Sense” he says is about him. He Read more…

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Portugese-fusion Chef At Univ. Of New Haven To Benefit The Hungry

George Mendes, a chef originally from Danbury, Conn. who owns a restaurant in New York City and is the author of a memoir/cookbook will be the guest speaker at University of New Haven on Friday, Feb. 5 at the annual dinner, “Love is a Full Plate”, to raise money to fight hunger in Connecticut. George Read more…

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“The Signs Of Connecticut,” All 169 Of Them!

At age 27, Thomas Fatone of Shelton set off to document the state of Connecticut’s “blue town history signs.” The journey took him 13 years and a lot of gasoline. What he learned will last a life time. He photographed all the signs and wrote about what happened to him while he was in each town. Along Read more…

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“Frieda B.” Books Help Children Dream

There is a series of children’s books on the market, written by  Somers, Connecticut author, Renata Bowers that are filled with hope and all good things to teach the lessons of life. They champion the spirit that a child is free to be who they are…and the name of the character in the books is “Frieda Read more…

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