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Living with Gusto Named Finalist for National Indie Excellence Award

Elizabeth Day’s Debut Inspirational Novel Garners Critical Acclaim

Living with Gusto by Elizabeth Day
Living with Gusto by Elizabeth Day
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - June 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Scottsdale, Ariz.—The 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards recognized Living with Gusto by Elizabeth Day as a finalist in this year’s competition. Awarded annually since 2007, the NIEA competition is judged by experts from all aspects of the independent book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers, and professional copywriters.The finalists were announced at Book Expo America in New York City. The author is the creator of the motivational/inspirational website PostcardsFromGusto.com.

In Living with Gusto (ISBN# 978-0615851341), Ophelia and her husband are professional photographers. While shooting a wedding in Bali, Ophelia makes a decision that destroys their marriage and their careers. Six months after that turning point, Ophelia remembers a voice from her childhood. It comes from a faraway island, saying, “The suffering needs to end.” It’s the voice of Gusto. Living with Gusto weaves Ophelia’s magical, soul-searching journey with Gusto and what took place in the six months after the wedding. Kaya McLaren, author of How I Came to Sparkle Again, says Living with Gusto is “encouraging and hopeful. A gentle road map to happiness.”

A graduate of Boston College and DePaul University, the author taught English in Los Angeles and Chicago as a member of Teach For America. A book editor for the past fifteen years, she lives with her husband and two children in Todos Santos, Mexico, near the southern tip of Baja.

Living with Gusto (Paperback, 210 pages, October 2013) is available in paperback ($12.95) and Kindle versions ($6.99). For additional information about Living with Gusto or Elizabeth Day, visit www.PostcardsFromGusto.com. Author photos and hi-res cover images are available.

Chris Day

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