Thursday, November 20, 2014

Book News: Hazel Eyes by Maritza Martinez Mejia

About the Book

Hazel Eyes takes the reader on a journey to discover the personal life of the author and spiritual experience of faith. This memoir connects each chapter with common stories and supernatural events that the author experienced from childhood through adulthood. The topics she included go from her doubts and questions as a teenager, her traditions, studies, travels, engagement, motherhood, parenting skills, aging, and dying matters. The future of this book is to have a Spanish version to reach the Hispanic community and to keep reaching her English speaking fans.

About the Author

Maritza Martinez Mejia, a bilingual substitute teacher born in Colombia, currently lives in Florida with her husband and two teenagers. She graduated from Universidad Mayor de Cundinamarca in Commerce and Foreign Language and Florida Atlantic University in Arts and Humanities with a Certificate in Women’s Studies. 

Maritza is the author of a memoir in English called Hazel Eyes and soon translated into Spanish with the title “Ojos Avellaneda.” She actually works in a Bilingual Children Books Collection called Lessons for Living published by WRB Publishing in 2012 “Vanilla and Chocolate” and in 2014 “ Grandma’s Treasure.” For her active participation and service to the community she is the recipient of the “Crystal Apple Award 2006.” Maritza continues writing and serving in her church and school to inspire others to be a better person.

Martiza will be at the Meet the Authors Book Fair at the Eau Gallie Civic Center in Melbourne Florida, on November 22 and 23.  Be sure to stop by and see her if you're in the area.

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