Suzanne Falter is an author, speaker and blogger who tells ‘fearless stories’ – highly vulnerable essays about grief and joy, novels about uncommon heroes who overcome the odds, and a memoir about finding her way back after the sudden death of her daughter Teal. Suzanne also speaks to audiences about self care and her experience as a donor mom in the world of organ donation. Her online writing and videos can be found on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest. She is the author of the book, Surrendering to Joy as well as How Much Joy Can You Stand? and Living Your Joy (both Ballantine.) She is also the author of several novels, Doin' the Box Step (Random House) and most recently, Transformed: San Francisco and Transformed: Paris, which she co-wrote with Jack Harvey.
Transman spy Charley heads to Paris to help stop a Neo Nazi plot to plant dirty bombs throughout the city. But it's his lover Electra who soon stumbles upon a group of sinister expats. Then she promptly disappears. Charley is frantic hunt to find her -- and the dirty bombs -- in the City of Light.
If you’ve got a dream you just can’t seem to get to, read this! In fresh, funny language, How Much Joy Can You Stand? gives you the inspirational kick in the pants you've been needing. Inside is all the reassurance and encouragement you need to get going and keep going. Stories, anecdotes, and the author's own hard-won wisdom tell the simple truth about your dream. It's not as hard as you think!
On an August night in San Francisco, 22-year-old Teal collapsed from a sudden, unexplainable cardiac arrest. Six days later she died, and a spiritual unfolding began that changed the life of her mother forever. These essays – each one a personal touch into the divine – chart her mother’s path as she confronts painful events she’d been holding onto, and opens herself up to true, lasting joy.