Twelve Houses Tour, Hosted by Lady Reader Book Tours
Twelve Houses by Olga Soaje
Can anything good follow the best thing that ever happened to you? Amelia Weiss loved her husband of thirty five years very much, but now he's left her a widow.
Without him, she is unable to work in her sculpture studio without crying. She no longer has a bridge to her estranged daughter. And she can't seem to keep her mind in the present.
But when her daughter reaches out asking for her help and her agent threatens a lawsuit if Amelia doesn't deliver for an upcoming exhibit she's forced to make a choice. Will she reengage with her life and the people in it—allowing room for things to be different than they were before?
Or, will she remain stuck in the past, choosing her memories over real-life relationships?
Thrust fully into the present, Amelia stumbles into a surprising journey of self-discovery.
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About The Author:
On my latest novel Twelve Houses, I tel the story of a widow who discovers that her life story is far from over. Amelia is a brave woman who struggles to find her true place in the world and at the same time to create a life that holds spiritual meaning and purpose.
Though my first book, Borrowing My Mother's Saints, was a comedy set in New York, I think both books describe a similar spiritual journey. The struggles of all of my characters are very important to me, and I love to hear from my readers about my books.
In my everyday life, I am married, and my husband and I are raising two sons. We currently divide our lives between San Diego, California, and Mexico.
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Author Guest Post:
What inspired me to Write My Book?
Twelve Houses was started as an observation you could say, the father of a dear friend of mine came to visit her and upon meeting him I could feel his loneliness and his grief shadow his actions, when I learned he became a widow six years prior and how his life changed dramatically after. It got me thinking on the subject: What do you do when the love of your life goes? How do you handle it? How can one survive when it looks or feels unbearable?
I started asking myself those questions and the answers came as I started to write the first chapter and gave Amelia her own voice to express her feelings upon becoming a widow while facing fear, doubt and anger and having no solace from her always tranqui and uplifting sculpture studio. never felt lost in this I could always imagine the feelings of grief and loneliness while at the same time allowing yourself to move and go on.
She moves into a journey of self discovery of herself in a new light and faces difficult decisions and thought questions. But ultimately one of the questions she has to ask herself "Do want to move on?" because as she learns it's a very personal and deep decision she has to make, she can wallow in her grief and accept the fact while waiting for her time to come or she can learn to live another way.
I hope as readers close the book they come to their own opinions, but mostly I would love for them to feel the message lives in them and inspires their life in some way.
10 Things you Didn't know About Olga Soaje
1.- I studied Finance and Economics
2.- Our family dog is named "Joy" that is mix between Pekinese and Poodle so we say she is a Poodlenese
3.- English is my second language
4.- At some point in my life I read every Danielle Steel novel I could find
5.- While writing my first nove"Borrowing my mother's saints" only a few people knew, because I was shy about writing.
6.- I link playlist or songs to the book and constantly hear them while writing. Yes, I even loop them some time
7.- I always carry pen and paper in my handbag, inspiration hits sometimes in the most unexpected places
8.- One of the scenes of "Borrowing my mother's saints" was actually written first on a napkin
9.- I cried sometimes while writing"Twelve Houses"
10.- After I finish writing a novel I get very sensitive and kind of blue letting go of the characters I've loved for months.
It was truly a pleasure having the Twelve Houses book tour stop by Books & Chocolates!!!