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Rosalyn Berne has always known that she was different from most people.  Even as a child she was aware of things that others could not see or hear, experiencing the life force around her. As she grew older like a lot of things, this gift seemed to leave her as she dedicated her life to education.

With a BA, MA, and PH.D in hand, Rosalyn as a university professor she writes and teaches about engineering and technology in society and the ethical implications of technological development, often using science fiction material in her classes.

Then about 6 years ago the talents that had laid latent since she was a child started to return and with them something new that has since changed her life.

Returning to Costa Rica―a once–visited sanctuary—she sought solace from the world and hoped to begin healing from a painful divorce and the subsequent breakdown of her family.   Drawn to the horses that are part of the working farm-resort that was her retreat, she suddenly and unexpectedly received a gift―the ability to communicate with them.   And what they said changed her life.

In her book “When the Horses Whisper” Rosalyn shows the true power of horses.  Once they realized that Rosalyn was able to ‘hear’ them they opened up completely, showing her a world of strength, beauty and, most importantly, love.  She begins to realize how strong the bond is between horse and human and how anyone can communicate with them on a deeper level.   She also learns how they can help humans to heal from loss and pain as she begins to recover from her own grief, including the loss of a child, a traumatic childhood encounter, and the end of her marriage.

About “When the Horses Whisper” : (taken from Authors web site)

When the Horses Whisper shows the capacity of horses to help us heal the human heart. It expresses human language what horses have to say when given the chance to speak. It is a story about the bond between horse and human, and the communication made possible when the bond is based on love. 


Conversations with fifteen horses most of whom live and work in Costa Rica, are featured along with their photographs, capturing them as individual beings in service to humans on a shared evolutionary journey. This journey amounts to the remembering of our whole selves in the wholeness of creation, especially the parts we split off, deny, and place in shadow because they are too painful. Horses, as the book shows, can help us see these lost parts, and call forth our courage to reclaim them. 


For the author, these included the loss of a newborn daughter, the mental illness of an adult son, letting go of a thirty-year marriage, and childhood sexual abuse. The story recounts the equine healing work that helped in reclaiming her authentic self. This book is testimony to the power of horses and equine healing work in transforming life’s losses into a deeper human wholeness and a further communion with the non-human world.

So listen now and share an interesting, and entertaining show as I chat with my special guest today on A Book and a Chat with Rosalyn Berne

Barry

Direct link to the show

A Book and a Chat with Rosalyn Berne

or you can download the mp3 file of the show from

“Rosalyn Berne”

You can find out more about my guest and their books at:

“Rosalyn Berne – When the Horses Whisper”

Barry Eva (Storyheart)

My Blogs:

Book Information and Things UK – Across the Pond

Book and a Chat Radio Show Guests – A Book and a Chat

Funny, Weird Or Just Interesting News From Around the World – Laugh I Thought My Trousers Would Never dry

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My guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” is radio host, cellist, music and video producer, spiritual teacher, aphorist and now author. He is also better known to his many radio fans on the west coast as “Mystic Pete”.

Pete has taught and organized events internationally connecting spirituality and the arts (music, dance, storytelling, and writing); he has also produced a really great musical CD to aid deep relaxation and meditation. He hosts a popular radio show, “In A Dream,” one of the only broadcast shows on the West Coast featuring the DJ community, on KXLU, 88.9 fm, Los Angeles, Saturday nights at midnight.

His debut book “Mystic Pete Chronicles – Book 1: Sex & Mysticism” is the first in a series of books in which he provides a fresh, innovative and often humorous “how-to manual” for acquiring advanced mystical power.

About “Mystic Pete Chronicles – Book 1: Sex & Mysticism” :

Presented in an engaging style, his ideas will make you stop, laugh, and think—the recipe for a great guidebook. Starting with an assessment of where we are now, Mystic Pete then takes us to a new reality that is sure to rearrange your view of who we are and where we’re going.

Some of the jewels of wisdom he drops on us: the two big lessons we have to learn, the most important secret to great sex, the purpose of the universe, the plan, and -a really interesting view of what spurred the construction of our civilization.


Using his own spiritual training method, the Five Powers- Self Protection, Healing, Raw Power, Manifestation, and Guidance- Mystic Pete guides the reader to wisdom, compassion, and dignity and provides a comprehensive foundation in mysticism.


In his future books “Mystic Pete” will provide much more details on each of the five powers along with the body, relationships, mystical sex techniques, the spiritual laws, and advanced matters.


The Mystic Pete Chronicles provide a breath of fresh air in the mystical power, health and well-being books, taking the reader from laughter to deep thought.



So listen now and share an interesting, and entertaining show as I chat with my special guest today on A Book and a Chat with “Mystic” Pete Ludwig

Barry

Direct link to the show

A Book and a Chat with Pete Ludwig

or you can download the mp3 file of the show from

“Pete Ludwig”

You can find out more about my guest and their books at:

“Pete Ludwig – Mystic Pete Chronicles – Book 1: Sex & Mysticism”

Barry Eva (Storyheart)

My Blogs:

Book Information and Things UK – Across the Pond

Book and a Chat Radio Show Guests – A Book and a Chat

Funny, Weird Or Just Interesting News From Around the World – Laugh I Thought My Trousers Would Never dry

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Corrine Jackson and that is sounded “Cor-een” is one of the Class of 2K12 debut YA authors for this year, however in her case it’s not one book coming out this year but two.
Corrine wrote her first short story in second or third grade. Which she still has.. Oddly enough, it was about a girl whose best friend was being physically abused by her dad. That theme somehow made it into her first novel “Touched”, so maybe everything comes full circle?
She continued writing through her school year moving around a lot, she actually attended eleven different colleges, has earned bachelors and master’s degrees in English, and an MFA in Creative Writing. She is its lead to believe a dab hand in creating pies, cup cakes and the odd bowl of Mac and Cheese.
Along with a normal job and her educational studies  Corinne now has produced two totally different books both of which are due to be launched in 2012. “Touched” is the first book in a trilogy, the second already going through the editing stage with the third shortly to get underway.
About “Touched -Sense Thieves” (Taken from Corrine’s Web page)
Remy O’Malley heals people with touch—but every injury she cures becomes her own. Living in a household with an abusive stepfather, she has healed untold numbers of broken bones, burns,and bruises. And then one night her stepfather goes too far.
Being sent to live with her estranged father offers a clean start and she is eager to take it. Enter Asher Blackwell. Once a Protector of Healers, Asher sacrificed his senses to become immortal. Only by killing a Healer can a Protector recover their human senses. Falling in love is against the rules between these two enemies.
Because Remy has the power to make Protectors human again, and when they find out, they’ll becoming for her—if Asher doesn’t kill her first.
As stated this is the first of what is a trilogy; however in the mean time her she has a debut novel coming out next month which is totally different to Touched. In a way “IF I LIE” has somewhat a similar theme to “Touched” where a girl keeps a secret at great cost to herself. It is however a deeper book that covers the gray space between truth and perception.
About “If I Lie” (taken from Amazon):
Cheater. Traitor. Slut.
Quinn’s done the unthinkable: she kissed a guy who is not Carey, her boyfriend. And she got caught. Shunned by everyone she knows, Quinn loses her friends, her reputation, and her identity. Because Carey’s not just any guy—he’s a Marine who’s serving overseas, and beloved by everyone in their small, military town. But Quinn didn’t cheat. She could clear her name, but that would mean revealing secrets she’s vowed to keep—secrets that aren’t hers to share. So she stays silent, and waits for Carey to come home.
Then Carey goes MIA, and Quinn must decide how far she’ll go to protect her boyfriend…and her promise.
As one reviewer put it… “If I Lie” is easily one of the better written contemporary debuts I’ve come across this year, if not the best. It is powerful, thought-provoking, and is beautifully written. While it touches upon a variety of subjects and something or the other is constantly happening throughout the novel, at its core, it is a character-driven story like no other. I guess if I had to, I’d describe If I Lie as a cross between The Scarlet Letter and Speechless, but really, it is a novel that manages to hold its head high and stand all on its own, for although it covers a similar subject matter, it also covers so much more. It is a novel not only about bearing burdens, facing a cold shoulder of shame, torn families, friendship, and the army; it is also a story about hope and perseverance and the ability to find strength and courage even in the darkest of times.
With two different styles yet the same creative talent, I can well see the name of Corrine Jackson being on many YA readers book shelves.
So listen now and share an interesting, and entertaining show as I chat with my special guest today on A Book and a Chat with Corrine Jackson
Barry
Direct link to the show A Book and a Chat with Corrine Jackson
or you can download the mp3 file of the show from “Corrine Jackson”
You can find out more about my guest at: “Corrine Jackson – If I Lie”
Barry Eva (Storyheart)
My Blogs:
Book Information and Things UK Including my Olympic Blog – Across the Pond
Book and a Chat Radio Show Guests – A Book and a Chat
Funny, Weird Or Just Interesting News From Around the World – Laugh I Thought My Trousers Would Never dry

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