Thursday, December 22, 2011

Write from the Heart by Heather Hummel

Journals are a woman's best friend... When Samantha Sounder quits her office manager job the day after yet another boyfriend breaks up with her, the emotional havoc of these two events launches the beginning of her new life. Samantha dives into therapy with Ragnar Axel, a traditional therapist who explores her failed relationships and sends her on a wild goose chase through her old journals to rediscover herself. Despite the unsettling reactions of her best friend, Amanda, and Ragnar, Samantha decides to walk away from the corporate world and follow her dream as a novelist. She sets out to craft her first novel, Winter's Truth. Hesitantly, she accepts the unexpected guidance from Craig, an unlikely man she meets at the coffee shop. Along her journey, Samantha picks up a new journal and titles it her "Positive Journal," declaring to only write positive thoughts in it. Samantha's life transforms from one of despair and loss to hope and faith as she navigates through new territory and explores the possibility of finding love over lattes.

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March 17- The East Village- Review

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Author Bio:

Heather Hummel is a "photonovelist" who blends her love for photography with her award-winning career as an author. Her published works include:
Journals from the Heart Series:
Whispers from the Heart (2011)
Write from the Heart (2011)
GO BIKE & Other Signs from the Universe (2011)
Gracefully: Looking and Being Your Best at Any Age (McGraw-Hill, 2008),
Messages of Hope and Healing ( Sunpiper Media, 2006)
Blue Ridge Anthology (Cedar Creek, 2007) with David Baldacci and Rita Mae Brown
2009 Mature Media Awards, Merit Award
2009 New York Book Festival, Honorable Mention

Heather's books have appeared in newspapers such as: Publishers Weekly, USA Today and the Washington Post; and in magazines that include: Health, Body & Soul, First, and Spry Living, a combined circulation of nearly 15 million. A graduate with High Distinction from the University of Virginia, Heather holds a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree with concentrations in English and Secondary Education. She is currently earning a Ph.D. in Metaphysical Sciences.


  1. Looks like a wonderful story, can't wait to check it out.

  2. I love the idea of Samantha's Positive Journal. And the story sounds interesting, too. :)
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  3. Sounds like a really interesting book, and the cover makes it seem like a very pleasant, relaxing read!

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  4. So glad I was part of the tour. Heather's books are awesome!

  5. Can't wait to check it out soon!

  6. Can't wait to read the book!

  7. Sounds good...I am enjoying the tour

  8. I am so excited for Heather and everyone hosting her! She is the best :)

  9. I am so excited to be hosting Heather's tour again! :)

  10. Another FABULOUS book by Heather!!

  11. Shucks, thanks everyone! Loving this tour! ♥

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  13. Looks like a good book that I will be checking out!

  14. Sounds like a great book!


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