A Novel of Suspense,Human Trafficking, Friendship, & Hope
“Raised in Thailand and brought to the United States against her will, protagonist Suda is hiding from a sex trafficking ring, and the man she believed was on her side.”
What sparked the idea for Across the Deep? Author Lisa McGuinness discusses the activism and volunteer work that led her to S.E. Asia and the atrocities of human trafficking … it was inevitable, she says, that at some point she’d write about it. And, most importantly, share the hope and possibilities of second chances.
About Lisa McGuinness
A 25-year veteran of the publishing industry, Lisa McGuinness is the Creative Director at Mango Publishing, and the founder of Yellow Pear Press and its imprint, Bonhomie Press. Lisa’s written numerous books, and is also the co-author of several children’s books — including the New York Times bestseller Bee & Me and Baby Turtle’s Tale.
What do the tough do, when the going gets tough? They Keep Going, which just happens to be the name of Austin Kleon‘s new book where he shares 10 ways to stay creative in good times and bad.
We’ll find out why this “writer who draws” describes himself as a mongrel, and how that benefits his work. Why he says life is for art, and not other way around. And, the big question that many have asked over the past few months in light of scandalous celebrity behavior, can you separate the art from the man, and the man from the art?
Austin Kleon’s New York Times bestselling books include Steal Like an Artist, and Show Your Work.
Want a fun, educational, and free activity to enjoy with your kids? Try star gazing. Andrew Fazekas, aka the “Night Sky Guy”, turned his life-long passion into his career. Today, he shares fun science facts such as what causes the elusive “green flash” at sunset. He also discusses his partnership with National Geographic in taking the world’s first open air augmented-reality planetarium to a global audience. Explore the cosmos with him in Backyard Guide to the Night Sky.
A science writer, speaker, and broadcaster Andrew Fazekas writes the StarStruck for National Geographic, and is the author of Star Trek: The Official Guide to Our Universe.
Tammy Nelson, PhD is a sex and relationship expert, an international speaker, an author and a licensed psychotherapist with almost thirty years of experience working with individuals and couples. Enjoy her previous appearance here.