The Only Buddha in Town (Google eBook)

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First Edition Design Pub., Apr 14, 2012 - Body, Mind & Spirit
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From the bottom of her poetic heart, Alanna Maure takes readers on a sometimes hilarious, always thought-provoking spiritual journey. The Only Buddha in Town speaks to our inner voice of reason that we sometimes push aside or ignore. Through Alanna's undeniable wit, she sits you down and reminds you of the bigger picture in life, and encourages you to listen to your heart, your spirit. The Only Buddha in Town ranges in topics from surviving your twenties, to rejection and heartache, to never giving up on love, to letting go. Alanna s one of a kind sense of humor delves into the core of how to live more at peace with a little raw truth and self forgiveness. As a soul searcher influenced by spirituality throughout her life, Alanna s learned to lighten up and suggests we do too. She shows that by admitting the truth and not taking yourself so seriously, you are a step closer to becoming the best version of you. Author Bio: Born and raised in New Jersey, Alanna Maure brings us a fresh, off-beat pep talk on the natural ailments of the human condition, and explores how we can take back our power. Experience is Alanna s greatest asset, and The Only Buddha in Town is her offering to pass on to all those ready to hear the truth. By sharing her journey, Alanna shows that we are not alone in the world we are all in it together. Alanna leaves this book to the underdog and fighter in all of us. For more information, please visit, www.turnthepagepublishing.com.
  

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User Review  - Christine Sharbrough - Goodreads

A very quick read. Most of what the author relates about her life experiences will ring true for many people. This is not a treatise on Buddhism but instead a view inside the author's head. It is light story, very little drama or angst. Read full review

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User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

This is a short but very engaging work chronicling the author's spiritual journey toward a Buddhist state of mind. There are moments of raw emotion that left me feeling for the author during low ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Writing her life-s journey, thirty-something Alanna Maure fills her stories with wit and wisdom intertwined with everyday themes and life lessons. Along the way, Alanna shows we are not alone, and that it-s okay to be lost and confused, and go back to the emotional drawing board.Having survived tumultuous times, Alanna .gets it' and knows you can too. She understands how easy it is to lose hope. Heartache? Alanna-s a pro. But she recognizes the glory of coming to the realization of who you are, and how getting there is no walk in the park. It takes guts, perseverance, and a little luck.Alanna Maure speaks about her life and her spirituality with humor and honesty. She tells how God and Buddha helped her through it all'even when it seemed the two were out to lunch or on an extended vacation. She doesn-t try to convert or be the prodigal Buddhist; Alanna hopes to enlighten people in a different way'through inspiration and by laughing a heck of a lot. By baring her soul and heart in this unconventional memoir, Alanna shows that even though life at times is hard, it can be figured out, and you can be happy no matter who you are or where you come from

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