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  • 28. Bookable Space with Angie Elita Newell

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    In this episode of Bookable Space, Angie Elita Newell joins host Yvonne Battle-Felton. Angie will be reading from her novel, All I See is Violence.About the Book:Following the real-life historical events caused by colonialism, such as the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn, Indigenous author Angie Newell dives into the chaos that resulted from these events and the fallout modern Indigenous peoples still bear today in her historical fiction novel, All I See is Violence. About the Author:Angie Elita Newell belongs to the Liidlii Kue First Nation from the Dehcho. A trained historian, she blends oral stories with academic history and holds university degrees in English literature, creative writing, and First Nations history with an emphasis on colonialism and is the author of the historical fiction, All I See is Violence.

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  • 27. Bookable Space with Ishi Robinson

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    In this episode of Bookable Space, host Yvonne Battle-Felton is joined by Ishi Robinson. Ishi reads from Sweetness in the Skin. We talk about home, family, and food.About the BookSweetness in the Skin is set in 90s Kingston, Jamaica and tells the story of the irrepressible Pumkin Patterson who is trying and failing to find her place: at home, at school, and in wider society. When her family implodes, Pumkin chooses to become master of her fate and embarks on an epic journey to find a new home. But as Pumpkin strives to move further and further away from the city she knows, she discovers that what she is looking for might be closer to home than she’d imagined after all. About the Author Ishi Robinson was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. She has lived in Bern, Toronto, Rome, London and now lives in Berlin with her Czech husband.
  • 26. Bookable Space with James Morehead

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    Hosted by Yvonne Battle-Felton, in this episode of Bookable Space we're joined by James Morehead. James reads from The Plague Doctor.About the writerJames Morehead is Poet Laureate of Dublin, California, author of three collections of poetry, and host of the Viewless Wings Poetry Podcast. James' poem "tethered" was transformed into an award-winning animated short and "gallery" was set to music (baritone and piano). His poems have appeared in multiple publications.About The Plague DoctorThe Plague Doctor is both accessible and layered with meaning, a visual feast where poetry is paired with captivating art and photography to explore the ephemeral nature of existence. “Leafing through this book is akin to walking through an exhibition, through a series of galleries wherein Morehead’s far-reaching imagination is released.“ - The Colorado Review Artist credits from The Plague Doctor:Ink art by Natalia Andrus (aka Eerie Ink)Additional art by Mark KulasCover art by Tony RubinoPhotography by James Morehead and Natalie GrossThe Plague Doctor is available online via Amazon and Barnes & Noble, in local booksellers, and (for US customers) signed copies via ViewlessWings.com
  • 25. Bookable Space with Laine Love, part 3 of 3

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    In the final part of this three-part episode, Laine Love reads another chapter from A Bigger Mission. Written in the style of a script, this chapter is about love, acceptance, and belonging.BIO:Lainne Love is an Award Winning Spiritual Psychology Coach & Bestselling Author, Leading Edge Healer, Founder + CEO of A Bigger Mission, and Momma.She’s dedicated to standing for others as they rise up, reclaim their power, and lead by birthing their bigger mission.Her process is rooted in Universal Law and Metaphysics. Informed by spiritual psychology and neuroscience, and supported with subconscious reprogramming & energetic insights. BOOK SUMMARY:A Bigger Mission Book is a collaboration of twelve people sharing real and raw stories of the challenges, struggles, and trauma they experienced that cracked them open to a bigger mission in life that awakened them to the purpose behind the pain and how to overcome, heal and transform their lives and help others do the same.
  • 24. Bookable Space with Lainne Love Part 2 of 3

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    In part two of this three-part episode, Lainne Love joins host Yvonne Battle-Felton and reads from another section of A Bigger Mission. Lainne reminds us all that there is only one us.BIO:Lainne Love is an Award Winning Spiritual Psychology Coach & Bestselling Author, Leading Edge Healer, Founder + CEO of A Bigger Mission, and Momma.She’s dedicated to standing for others as they rise up, reclaim their power, and lead by birthing their bigger mission.Her process is rooted in Universal Law and Metaphysics. Informed by spiritual psychology and neuroscience, and supported with subconscious reprogramming & energetic insights. BOOK SUMMARY:A Bigger Mission Book is a collaboration of twelve people sharing real and raw stories of the challenges, struggles, and trauma they experienced that cracked them open to a bigger mission in life that awakened them to the purpose behind the pain and how to overcome, heal and transform their lives and help others do the same.
  • 23. Bookable Space with Lainne Love (part 1)

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    In this episode of Bookable Space, we're joined by Lainne Love reading A Bigger Mission. This is the part one of a three-part episode.BIO:Lainne Love is an Award Winning Spiritual Psychology Coach & Bestselling Author, Leading Edge Healer, Founder + CEO of A Bigger Mission, and Momma.She’s dedicated to standing for others as they rise up, reclaim their power, and lead by birthing their bigger mission.Her process is rooted in Universal Law and Metaphysics. Informed by spiritual psychology and neuroscience, and supported with subconscious reprogramming & energetic insights. BOOK SUMMARY:A Bigger Mission Book is a collaboration of twelve people sharing real and raw stories of the challenges, struggles, and trauma they experienced that cracked them open to a bigger mission in life that awakened them to the purpose behind the pain and how to overcome, heal and transform their lives and help others do the same.
  • 22. Bookable Space with Laurie Kaye

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    In this episode of Bookable Space, the show where writers read to us, we're joined by Laurie Kaye reading Confessions of a Rock 'n' Roll Name-Dropper: My Life Leading Up to John Lennon's Last Interview.About a Rock 'n' Roll Name-DropperLaurie Kaye is a writer and producer, and 'Confessions of a Rock ’n’ Roll Name-Dropper: My Life Leading Up to John Lennon’s Last Interview' is her long-awaited memoir. In it, we read about Kaye's rock music-related early life wrapped around that day in December 1980 which Kaye spent with John Lennon and Yoko Ono at the legendary Dakota apartment building on Manhattan's Upper West Side.On December 8, 1980, while working for RKO Radio, twenty-something rock journalist Laurie Kaye co-conducted an interview with her longtime idol, John Lennon. It was to become Lennon's final interview on what tragically turned out to be his last day on the planet.BIOLaurie Kaye began her career in radio at KFRC-AM San Francisco, for years one of the nation’s greatest top 40 stations, where she started as an intern and worked her way up to on-air reporter and anchor. She wrote and coproduced numerous radio rock specials for RKO, including RKO Presents the Beatles (released in 1977, and later expanded and retitled as The Beatles from Liverpool to Legend), and The Top 100 of the 70’s before moving on to write Dick Clark’s weekly radio countdown show and syndicated newspaper column. Kaye then moved on to television and film as a writer, producer, and casting director, where she still works today, handling both creative content and line producing for docuseries pilots.To buy the book, visit: confessionsofarocknrollnamedropper.com