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  • Monday, October 14, 2019 6:00 AM | Anonymous

    Do you have a favorite charity that helps and supports women and girls exclusively? Do you think they should be registered as a charitable partner with us to potentially win $50,000?

    Send us an email immediately to contest@justfearless.com with the subject line "Charitable Partner".

    Don't delay! Get it done today!

  • Tuesday, October 01, 2019 7:00 AM | Anonymous

    In celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship Day HERstory Connections is giving away $100,000 in cash plus additional prizes to 2 Female Founders. 1 of the Female Founders must be a Female Veteran or Active Duty of the Military.

    In  addition to the cash giveaway, the grand prize also includes; 

    1. 1 year basic membership at a local co-working space; 

    2. 1 year free Gold HERstory  Connections Membership; 

    3. A Trip to New York City for two people for 3 days and 2 nights  (covers roundtrip economy airfare for two to New York City, one standard hotel room accommodation in New York City, and roundtrip transportation to and from the airport in New York City only). 

    There are multiple ways to enter and gain additional entries as described  below. We even have a way to support our local charity partners  (specifically organizations that support and empower women and children)  dynamically. 

    This  contest is meant to support and empower Female Founders because of the lack of funding that is available to businesses founded and run by  women. So we are giving away $100,000 of equity free cash to 2 female  founders. Click here for contest rules. All contest entry options and details are below. 


    Contest entries starts on October 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019. Multiple entries allowed. More details available by clicking HERE!

  • Monday, September 16, 2019 7:00 AM | Anonymous

    Just Tell Me I'm Pretty ~ Musings On A Messy Life

    Written by: Heather LeRoss

    Genre: NonFiction - Humor

    Available on: Amazon and Everywhere Books Are Sold

    Websitehttps://heatherleross.com

    Book Summary:

    Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the chaos in your life? Wanted to hide in the closet for a moment’s peace and quiet? Need some humor in your life? If so, you’ll want to wrap yourself up in the comfort of a book from someone who gets it. Heather chronicles real-life humiliation, embarrasses herself frequently, and shares the joys and heart-aches of helping her ADHD son find his place in the world while ensuring his brother doesn’t get lost in his shadow. A successful day sometimes is simply managing to complete yoga class without passing gas. Just Tell Me I’m Pretty delivers real-life stories of a woman who embodies the modern day struggle to be perfect, told with humor, honesty, and unabashed candor.



    Bio on the Author

    Heather is a mom to two boys who she's wokring to raise into kind men. She's the author of the award winning book Just Tell Me I'm Pretty: Musings on a Messy Life and a writing coach helping other authors birth their word babies. You can follow her on her social media accounts or contact her at https://www.heatherleross.com


    Heather LeRoss


  • Monday, September 02, 2019 5:00 PM | Anonymous


    (Un)Bound Together

    Written by: Amit Janco

    Genre: NonFiction - Memoir

    Available on: Amazon and Everywhere Books Are Sold

    Websitehttps://www.amitjanco.com/

    Book Summary:

    Years after breaking her back in a 10-meter fall from a bridge in Cambodia, Amit Janco set off, like thousands before her, on a journey of physical healing along the legendary pilgrimage route of El Camino de Santiago. What was slated to be little more than a rehabilitative adventure of walking across the undulating terrain of northern Spain, would become an unexpectedly gratifying, comical, and, at times, emotionally tumultuous odyssey through physical and emotional recovery, into the very heart and soul of her existence.



    Bio on the Author

    A lawyer by training, Amit Janco is a writer, artist, serial walker, and yoga practitioner who splits her time between Montreal and Bali, Indonesia. She’s also been a media producer, teacher, and public investigator who tracked down missing heirs around the globe. Amit has contributed to various publications, including Travel + Leisure, Journeywoman, and Inspired Bali. She has trekked in the Himalayas, ridden horseback through the Mongolian steppe, and floated in the Dead Sea. (Un)Bound, Together is her first book.



    Amit Janco

  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 5:00 PM | Anonymous

    The Eternal Soldier

    Written by: Allison Crotzer Kimmel

    Genre: NonFiction - History (Children's Book)

    Available on: Amazon and Everywhere Books Are Sold

    Websitehttps://www.allisoncrotzerkimmel.com/

    Book Summary:

    This is the untold story of Sallie, a dog whose life as a soldier began in a basket and ended as a Civil War hero. The pup barked and nearly tumbled out of the basket. We laughed, and immediately we knew--she was one of us already. Brindle fur with streaks of brown and black swirled all over her like a patchwork quilt. She was as pretty as an apple tree in full bloom. We called her Sallie.

    During the Civil War, Sallie came to the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry as a gift from a townsperson, but she quickly became a favorite among her men. She marched with them from battle to battle, always guarding the unit's colors, and even met President Lincoln. And over three long days at the battle of Gettysburg, Sallie stayed with the dead, guarded their bodies, and nearly died herself from hunger and thirst as the conflict raged on.

    Though she fell in battle, her loyalty was rewarded years later when her men met again on the battlefield at Gettysburg to erect her likeness in bronze so that she might eternally guard them. This beautiful story about a dog's dedication and loyalty shows that bravery comes in all shapes and forms!


    Bio on the Author

    I am a teacher, a reader, and a mom. But before all that, I was a writer. My writing dream began when I was in sixth grade. The local library had a fiction contest and my teacher told me I should enter. I did, and I won! First place! Three years in a row! I was on my way, but first I'd have to realize just what my dream was. I always knew writing was a part of me, but I never knew I could actually do something with it.

    I majored in English at Bucknell and went abroad to Oxford University because that's what readers with a love of British Lit do. I still did t know I was a writer. I graduated from Bucknell University, a well-rounded liberal arts scholar with no earthly idea what I was going to do next. I ended up in Bakersfield, CA teaching high school English because teaching runs in my blood (both of my parents are educators). The writing itch grew stronger, so I went to USC where. I earned a Masters in Professional Writing. I studied with some really wonderful, well-known writers, and I spent my time in awe of them and wondering where I might fit in the writing industry. I graduated, got married, and had my son. I was meant to be a mom!

    And as I started reading to my baby every day and every night, I finally figured it out- I was meant to be a children's writer, too! I found SCBWI (the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) and four years later, my first book was published with Capstone Press. And now, I am excited to announce my fourth book, a nonfiction picture book will be printed with Little Bee in summer of 2019. It was inspired by a trip to my home state, Pennsylvania, and in a beautiful bit of symmetry, my writing journey returns to where it all began.

    Allison Crotzer Kimmel


  • Wednesday, August 07, 2019 12:00 PM | Anonymous


    Join Us In Erasing Student Lunch Debt and Starting the School Year in the Positive for Kids In Need 

    We started this campaign last year to help students pay off the student lunch debt so that they are not stigmatized or bullied. We had a modest raise, but know that we can do better this year. 

    Here is the GoFundMe Link:

    https://www.gofundme.com/pay-off-school-lunch-debts


    Will you join with us?

    Every Dollar Counts and will Paid Forward Accordingly.


  • Monday, July 22, 2019 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    The Money Master

    Written by: Sandy Yong

    Genre: NonFiction - Business

    Available onhttp://themoneymasterbook.com/

    Websitehttps://www.sandyyong.com

    Book Summary:

    In today's society where living costs are soaring and housing prices are skyrocketing, it's becoming challenging to keep up with living expenses, let alone save up for a nice vacation or even retirement. It's not uncommon to feel overwhelmed and intimidated with managing your money. The Money Master teaches a step-by-step plan on how individuals can overcome their fears and failures and get back on track to achieve financial success. With these tools, you can take control of your financial future and live the life you deserve!


    Bio on the Author

    Sandy Yong earned a business degree in the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Upon starting her professional career, she invested in mutual funds as recommended by her financial adviser at one of the big banks. However, Sandy was not told that these mutual funds were high risk and had high hidden fees, and she soon lost thousands of dollars and found herself on the bumpy roller-coaster ride of the stock market. She decided to take her money matters into her own hands and became a self-taught DIY investor.

    Sandy has read and studied dozens of personal finance books over the past 10 years. Sandy has earned a six-figure self-directed investment portfolio and owns several income properties within Ontario with her husband. As an entrepreneur, she has run her own Internet marketing business. Sandy is also a professional speaker and Toastmaster who has educated working professionals on how to invest in the stock market and in real estate, speaking on this topic at workshops and conferences.


    Sandy Yong



  • Monday, July 08, 2019 3:00 PM | Anonymous

    The Dead Inside

    Written by: Cyndy Etler

    Genre: NonFiction Memoir

    Available on: Amazon

    Websitehttps://cyndyetler.com/

    Book Summary:

    This fast-paced memoir that New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins called "Compelling. Scary. Totally real" gives readers a glimpse into the unbelievable reality of a young girl's 16 months in the notorious "tough love" program the ACLU called "a concentration camp for throwaway kids."

    I never was a badass. Or a slut, a junkie, or a stoner, like they told me I was. I was just a kid looking for something good, something that felt like love. I was a wannabe in a Levi's jean jacket. Anybody could see that. Except my mother. And the staff at Straight.

    I was thirteen when I ran away from my abusive home. After a month in a shelter for kids--the best month of my childhood--my mother heard about Princess Di and First Lady Nancy Reagan's visit to this place that was working miracles with troubled teens. Straight Inc., it was called.

    Straight described itself as a drug rehab, a "direction for youth." Strictly false advertising. An accurate description came from the ACLU, which called it "A concentration camp for throwaway teens." Inside the windowless warehouse, Straight used bizarre and intimidating methods to "treat" us; to turn us into the type of kids our parents wanted. The Dead Inside takes readers behind Straight's closed doors, illustrating why the program was eventually investigated, sued, and closed down for abusing children.

    "Raw and absorbing, Etler's voice captivates"―Kirkus Reviews 
    "[An] unnerving and heartrending memoir..."―Publishers Weekly

    "Etler weaves her story with conviction, self-deprecating humor, and hard facts"―Booklist

    "This is a memoir unlike anything else on the shelves today"―Germ Magazine


    Bio on the Author

    A modern-day Cinderella, Cyndy Etler was homeless at fourteen, summa cum laude at thirty. Currently a young adult author and teen life coach, Etler spent sixteen years teaching troubled teens in schools across America.

    Before she was paid for teaching Etler did it for free, volunteering at public schools and facilities for runaway teens. Today she speaks at fundraisers, schools and libraries, convincing teens that books work better than drugs.

    After years of hopscotching, Etler now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and dogs. Find her at CyndyEtler.com.



    Cyndy Etler

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 9:00 PM | Anonymous


    Kelegeen

    Written by: Eileen O'Finlan

    Genre: Fiction

    Available on: Amazon

    Website: https://www.eileenofinlan.com/

    Book Summary:

    On an evening in 1846 engaged couple Meg O’Connor and Rory Quinn join in an exuberant moondance. Observing is the parish priest, Father Brian O’Malley. The moondance brings bittersweet memories of Siobhan, the long-dead love of his youth, with whom he still feels a spiritual connection. Within days of the dance, the villagers of Kelegeen awake to find their potato crops destroyed by blight. They’ve been through famine before. But this is an Gorta Mór, a monster the likes of which Ireland has never seen. At first Meg and Rory devise ways to help provide for their families, Meg through her sewing, Rory with his wood carving. But when tragedy and a costly mistake end those means of survival they turn to more dangerous ventures. Father O’Malley reluctantly teams up with an English doctor, Martin Parker, to alleviate Kelegeen’s suffering. When Meg learns of ships carrying Irish passengers to a new life in America she is determined to go and bring Rory and their families after her. It will take all her strength and courage along with the help of her beloved priest and the English doctor to make the plan succeed.


    Bio on the Author

    Eileen O'Finlan's debut novel, Kelegeen, was released on March 1, 2018 by BWL Publishing, Inc. Quotes from five star Amazon reader reviews include, "This book grabs you from the beginning...", "It's not an easy book to put down once you start it, but you also don't want it to end", "This was probably one of the best books I have ever read. I would recommend it to all," "This is what historical fiction is supposed to be," and the author's personal favorite review quote: "I have enjoyed many books which I chose from Oprah's book club and this is one that would fit on her list. I put Kelegeen in the top three books I have ever read." Due to constant demand from readers for a sequel to Kelegeen, the research phase for this next book is underway.

    Eileen loves to weave stories of historical fiction with strong, but very human, characters who prevail against the odds. Fascinated by the unusual and little-known aspects of history her goal is to create a magical experience for readers in which they encounter the unexpected. Eileen attributes her interest in the paranormal, which also makes its appearance in her writing, to the facts that she lived in a haunted house at a very young age and that she has a deep Celtic spirituality.

    Find out more about Eileen O'Finlan, her books, her cats (who have a story of their own in the works), and her ongoing endeavor to transition her entire front yard into a giant flower garden at www.eileenofinlan.com. 

    Author: Eileen O'Finlan




  • Tuesday, June 04, 2019 3:00 PM | Anonymous


    Girls Succeed: Stories Behind The Careers of Successful Women

    Written by: J.Q. Rose

    Genre: Inspirational

    Available on: Amazon

    Website: http://www.jqrose.com/

    Book Summary:

    If you loved the women profiled in Good Night Stories: Rebel Girls, then you’ll also be inspired by the role models featured in Girls Succeed! Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women. These contemporary women share their dreams for success when they were girls. Each story empowers readers to work toward making their dreams come true. Meet the 21st-century women who have discovered cures to stamp out disease, made people laugh, earned Olympic and Paralympic gold medals, and crossed the country in the cab of an eighteen wheeler. Their persistence to overcome obstacles and break through barriers to complete the goal will have you cheering for them.


    Bio on the Author

    After writing featured articles in newspapers and magazines and penning fiction, J.Q. turned to her love of writing non-fiction with the publication of an interactive eBook for girls, Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women. Blogging, photography, Pegs and Jokers board games, and travel are the things that keep her out of trouble. She and her husband, Gardener Ted, spend winters in Florida and summers up north camping and hunting toads, frogs, and salamanders with her four grandsons and granddaughter.

    J.Q. Rose


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