Book News & Events

What’s Going On?

I have several upcoming events for Hug Everyone You Know. This is the fun part about promoting a book. I get to do a little traveling and meet new friends along the way. The Gaithersburg Book Festival comes up this weekend, May 19th. It is a celebration of the written word and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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