Amy Susan Crohn is honored to receive The Next Generation Indie Book Award as a finalist in the Memoir (Overcoming Adversity/Tragedy/Challenges) category for her debut book, DYING TO LIVE, Running backwards through cancer, Lupus and chronic illness. The award is given by Indies Unlimited, an organization that celebrates independent authors “whose body of work is not obligated to a single large publishing company.”
Since it’s launch, DYING TO LIVE has been an inspiration to others who recognize their own experiences within the pages, not only with their personal childhood maltreatment and chronic disease, but how the medical community worked with (or against) them.
……it’s a story of what did happen (and obviously can again) within our medical community … what goes wrong and what goes right when you’re faced with catastrophic illnesses. AND, it ends with Amy’s current quest of learning how what happens to you as you are growing up can have a profound impact on your overall health. Did you know that studies that provide evidence that there IS a link from adverse childhood experiences (ACE) to later negative health issues in adulthood?…..Amazon review
As an independent, self-published author Amy Susan Crohn has had great success with her first book and recognized for her accomplishment. Amy will receive her award at The Harvard Club reception, and will be a featured author at Book Expo America in New York City held May 29-31. She will be signing copies of DYING TO LIVE at booth #2368 and participate in a video chat produced by Shindig.Com.
Dying to Live: Running backwards through cancer, Lupus, and chronic illness
Author: Amy Susan Crohn
ISBN-10 1482568098 ISBN-13 978-1482568097
Publisher: Create Space Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (June 4, 2013)
“Beautifully told, this story of a happy young wife and mother suddenly diagnosed with two usually fatal diseases will inspire all who read it. Alternately loved and abused by her charismatic,disturbed parents, Amy Susan Crohn discovers the causes of her rare condition and fights to reclaim her joyful, loving life. Along the way, she discovers the connection between her childhood abuse and the devastating illnesses. Lessons for us all that may well save our lives someday, this riveting, sensitive and often humorous memoir is an instant classic. “ Laura Shaine Cunningham, Sleeping Arrangements & A Place in the Country
DYING TO LIVE Wins Award, Amy Susan Crohn Featured at Book Expo America