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It’s Here and Everywhere

It's Here! It's a Beautifully Published Book!  Hug Everyone You Know is now available everywhere books are sold. It's been a wild ride to publication. Hugs and kisses to She Writes Press's fearless leader, Brooke Warner, and my caring editor, Lauren Wise, as well as the many other creatives behind the scenes. Big fat bear hugs go to Caitlin… Continue reading It’s Here and Everywhere

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Another 5-Star Review

Another glowing review affirming the literary merits of Hug Everyone You Know (whew!). Thank you Kathleen Pooler for your time and care in reading,reviewing, and posting on Goodreads. "As a cancer survivor, I found Antoinette Truglio Martin’s memoir, Hug Everyone You Know, to be a heartfelt, honest account of the importance of a community of… Continue reading Another 5-Star Review

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A Little Verklempt

My first speaking event as an author and cancer survivor was yesterday for the Babes Against Breast Cancer (BABC) fund raiser at the Southward Ho Country Club (SHCC). Speaking is not my strong suit.  I tend to stumble over words and easily lose thoughts along the way. Talking about cancer; the cancer I am straddled… Continue reading A Little Verklempt

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Goodreads Book Giveaway

Good news, everyone.  My very first Goodreads giveaway begins this Friday, July 14th and will end on August 14.  Enter to win a Hug Everyone You Know ARC (Advanced Reader Copy). You may be one of the first lucky readers before the book is officially launched!  Good Luck!  

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Hug Pack-Kits Are Here!

Huh? What is a Hug Pack-Kit?  A Hug Pack-Kit is a swag-bag for my Hug Everyone You Know valued fans to share with their ten best friends. Each kit contains a promotional pin and ten self-addressed-stamped-envelopes stuffed with a friendly letter, a Hug Everyone You Know postcard, bookmark, page hugger, and my business card. The material… Continue reading Hug Pack-Kits Are Here!

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A 5-Star Review

My first 5-Star review came in from Readers' Favorite .   Readers' Favorite is a fastest growing book review and award contest site. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers such as Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the… Continue reading A 5-Star Review

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Another Great Blurb

"Filled with fresh air, light, and life, Hug Everyone You Know is an intimate conversation with an intelligent, funny survivor. The voice rings true, and the insights resonate well beyond the cancer moment. Highly recommended." -Joni Rodgers; New York Times bestselling author of Bald in the Land of Big Hair

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Top Ten Highlights About

Hug Everyone You Know: A Year of Community, Courage, and Cancer  In less than five months, Hug Everyone You Know: A Year of Community, Courage, and Cancer will be sitting pretty on book shelves and e-book libraries on October 3, 2017.  I am learning that writing a book is only half of the process in… Continue reading Top Ten Highlights About

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Hug Everyone You Know :Update

Everything is moving forward. My publicist, Caitlin Hamilton Summie has the ARC copies in hand (benefit of living so close to Ingram). My copies should be in my anticipating hands any day now! A few collateral materials have been delivered and proofs for more are almost done. I had the buttons done by Purebutton. The… Continue reading Hug Everyone You Know :Update

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Chapter 1 Excerpt

  Hug Everyone You Know: A Year of Community, Courage, and Cancer will be available on October 3rd! It is a memoir of a wimpy patient’s journey through her first year with breast cancer treatment. Ultimately courage was found with the help of writing and the love of family and friends. It is not a… Continue reading Chapter 1 Excerpt