April Capil


April Capil is a breast cancer survivor and author. She holds a Green M.B.A. in Sustainable Enterprise and lives in Northern California.

April has been a guest speaker at the First Descents Annual Gala (2010), the Life Beyond Cancer Conference (2011), the OMG Summit for Young Adult Cancer Survivors (2013, 2014), and the Conference For Young Women (2014).

Where to find April Capil online

Where to buy in print


Getting Unstuck with Author April Capil
In this video, fellow survivor Tamika Felder (founder of Cervivor.org and Tamika and Friends) talks with me about what breaks us down, what holds us back, and what helps us move on, when life gives you lemons.


Post-Traumatic Growth Accelerator
If you are someone who thoroughly enjoyed Yale University's online class "THE SCIENCE OF WELL-BEING" on Coursera, then this is the book series for you! Recipe For Lemonade will help you make it through a crisis in one piece and develop the mindset you need to recover from disaster. Life After Lemonade will help you build the architecture you'll need as you recover, make a plan for getting your life back together, and fill your arsenal with powerful tools to combat backsliding. New Tricks will inspire you to draft the blueprint for your future: a life worth living for, where you can make your dreams a reality. Learn from cancer survivor and bucket-list conqueror April Capil in this awesome series designed to craft the ultimate comeback!
Recipe For Lemonade
Price: $0.99 USD.
Life After Lemonade
Price: $3.99 USD.
New Tricks
Price: $3.99 USD.


The Possible Diet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
From the author of Life After Lemonade, The Possible Diet lays out a simple, straightforward strategy to break the mental blocks that keep us hanging on to extra weight, and provides an easy-to-follow food and fitness plan to change the way you eat and live a healthier life.
Camino De Limon: 47 Days on the Way of St. James
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In April of 2018, April Capil decided to pack her bags, hire a house sitter, and get on a plane to tackle her biggest adventure: walking the Camino Santiago in Northern Spain. "Camino de Limon" is her personal diary of 47 days walking the Camino Frances solo, with photos and stories of the pilgrims she met on "The Way."
The Underground
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
11 year-old Winnie Turner learns that a quilt her late mother gave her is a map to freedom, an Underground Railroad crafted to keep her safe from her mysterious father.
New Tricks
Series: Post-Traumatic Growth Accelerator. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence & self-esteem
You’ve made it through a crisis thanks to Recipe for Lemonade, and built a “new normal” with the help of Life After Lemonade, but what now? How do you cultivate the courage to leave your comfort zone after surviving disaster? In New Tricks, author April Capil lays out the blueprint for how to craft a second act post-trauma, and build the next-level life you’ve been longing for.
Life After Lemonade
Series: Post-Traumatic Growth Accelerator. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
In "Recipe For Lemonade," author and cancer survivor April Capil shared her strategies for crisis management. In this follow-up book, she offers advice for the second half of the journey: rebuilding your life after disaster and adjusting to your new normal. The book covers belief systems that keep us from moving forward, how to get un-stuck, and tools for building a life worth looking forward to.
Recipe For Lemonade
Series: Post-Traumatic Growth Accelerator. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
"When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Tolerating unexpected disappointments is par for the course in tough times, but how does one begin the process of true alchemy, of turning bitter into sweet? In this short guide to making the best of things when they're at their worst, breast cancer survivor April Capil shares her insights and strategies for making it through misfortune.