Soon to be released: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power of Positive (October 23, 2012) - Connie's story is "Baskets Full of Hope."
NEW RELEASES: September 4, 2012
NEW RELEASE: September 4, 2012. Look for three of Connie's stories in this inspirational new Chicken Soup for the Soul Book.
NEW RELEASE: September 4, 2012. Look for Connie's story, "The White Light."
Connie is a finalist to the new Chicken Soup book, Say Goodbye to Stress, one of her keynotes addresses. After a cancer diagnosis, Connie and her husband, Mark, made dramatic new changes in the way they live a stress-free life. The secrets are revealed! Connie is available for speaking engagements on this topic after May 22, 2012.
Kindle Version of Trading Ashes for Roses is now available as of October 1, 2011 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
NEW RELEASE: Love is a Verb Devotional
(October 1, 2011): Available for pre-order now. Read Connie's stories: "Christmas Coffee" and "A Sister's Unfailing Love." Preview the book on Amazon.
Trading Ashes for Roses: From Pain to Passion "This is the book I always wanted to have while I was going through breast cancer. I wanted to say, 'Here, read this book--this is what I'm feeling and this is how you can help.'"
Recommended by the Young Survivor Coalition: "This personal story shares the author’s journey with breast cancer from her diagnosis at age 40. With a Christian perspective, this bookcovers the emotional and spiritual journey the author faced and provides tips and tools for family, friends and survivors."
Recommended by the NABBW: Read Dotsie Bregel's review of Trading Ashes for Roses.
In the book, Connie shares helpful hints for each stage of the cancer journey, not only for the survivor, but for the caregiver, family, and friends. Click here to order Trading Ashes for Roses: From Pain to Passion.
Since the book's release on December 12, 2005, Connie has been busy with book signings and speaking engagements, but more importantly sharing her message of living life passionately!
On March 21, 2007, Connie celebrated 14 years of survivorship--along with over 9.6 million other cancer survivors. If you know someone going through the cancer experience and you are at a loss for words, Trading Ashes for Roses is the perfect gift.
Buy a Book and Support a Great Cause: For every book purchased through this Web site, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. You will be supporting a great cause and, hopefully, a cure someday soon. Visit Connie's new line of gift baskets especially for cancer survivors and caregivers: "Baskets Full of Hope" at www.basketsfullofhope.com
How to Order:
Trading Ashes for Roses is availble through:
From the author: If you would like an autographed copy of Connie's book, please send a check or money order made out to Women's Mentoring Ministries, P.O. Box 32, Mt. Joy, PA 17552 (Cost: $15.00 - includes S&H). Please include your name, address, city, state, and zip code. Allow a week to 10 days for processing. All orders include a bookmark.
Connie is a contributing author to the following books:
Chicken Soup for the Runner's Soul, July 16, 2010. Click here. Read Connie's story, "Marine Corps Marathon and Stars."
Love is a Flame (Bethany House), July 1, 2010. Click here. Read Connie's story, "No More Keeping Score."
Love is a Verb by Gary Chapman (release date: May 1, 2009). Connie's story, "Pulling Weeds on Blossom Trail" is one of the stories in this uplifiting book on what happens when "love comes alive." Click here to read Connie's story.
The Ultimate Mom (released April 1, 2009) by Chicken Soup. Connie has three stories in this uplifting new book, complete with glossy color pages. Available at bookstores nationwide.
March 18, 2009, Adams Media. www.amazon.com. Available for preorder. Connie's story is "Discovering a Daughter."
April 2007, Adams Media www.amazon.com. Now available in its SECOND PRINTING!
Contributing Author: Be sure to read Connies story, "Touched by a Coffee-Loving Angel." Available at: www.amazon.com. (HCL Communications, November 2007).
Contributing author to The One Year Life Verse Devotional by Tyndale House Publishers. Available at: Amazon.com (November 2007). The book will feature 365 stories of people like Josh McDowell, Chuck Colson, Elisabeth Elliot, Rebecca St. James, Corrie ten Boom, Mother Teresa, Oswald Chambers, Augustine, martyrs, athletes, artists, pastors, biblical characters and a diverse range of everyday heroes and survivors.
Living the Serenity Prayer: True Stories of Acceptance, Wisdom and Courage by Adams Media. Connie's story is tited: "Living One Day at a Time." Available at www.amazon.com (Adams Media, December 2007).
Contributing Author to Laundry Tales: To Lighthen Your Load by Evergreen Publishing Company. As one of the "founding mothers" to the CelebrateMoms' Team, Connie is delighted to be a part of this book. Check it out at www.amazon.com. Connie's contribution to the book is "Missing Dirty Socks."
Coming in March 2008: Hearts for Home 15th Anniversary Compilation Book, I'm Glad I'm a Mom by Harvest House. Visit: www.heartsathome.org.