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Monday, November 5, 2018

Book Tour: In the Key of Be by Lena Hubin with my #review of the #memoir and a #giveaway

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Non-Fiction / Memoir
Date Published: April 2, 2018
Publisher:  Chatnoir Press

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Lena Hubin is a straight-A college senior when she lands in a psych ward. After her release, psychotherapy, illicit drugs, and sex distract her from her chronic anxiety--but none yields lasting relief. Despite teaching abroad, marrying, earning a masters and adopting two children, she remains haunted by anxiety. In her fifties, Lena returns with her family to the U.S., anticipating peace of mind. But when her son struggles with alcoholism, she feels her sanity swirling down the drain like the liquor she would dump--if she could find it. In a quest to help him, the author starts a journey that will change her life for good.


What a powerful novel and powerful voice Lena Hubin has on subjects that a good number people have had some kind of experience with one of the aspects she speaks of in their life. 

This is a heartwrenching story that teaches us that while life throws us major curveballs, we are able to overcome them. 

Empowering and Thought-Provoking and extremely emotional. 

 About the Author

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Lena Hubin has been writing since she was a young kid growing up on a small Wisconsin dairy farm. She has had essays and articles published in ISS Newslinks, The International Educator, Midwest Living, and The Sun. For four years she wrote quarterly book reviews for In Recovery Magazine. She has a masters degree in Creative Writing from California State University, Fresno. Lena writes, plays piano, teaches, and works for social justice in Prescott, Arizona, where she lives with her husband, dog, and cat.

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  1. thanks for hosting

  2. Thanks for the positive review of "In the Key of Be"!

  3. Loved your review. I would love to read this.