(PRBuzz.com) May 29, 2012 -- Samantha M. White, author of "Someone to Talk To -- Finding Peace, Purpose, and Joy after Tragedy and Loss; a Recipe for Healing from Trauma and Grief," has been awarded a 2012 Nautilus Silver Book Award in the category of Grieving/Death & Dying.
For many years, the Nautilus Book Awards have recognized works that promote spiritual growth, conscious living and positive social change. The chosen books must stimulate the imagination and inspire the reader to new possibilities for a better world.
Judges are noteworthy, professional individuals, admired in their respective fields of editing, teaching, writing, or publishing. White's book was chosen to be awarded out of hundreds of entries due to its inspiring, optimistic message of healing.
The highly-esteemed, memoir is the true story of a woman crushed by the tragedy of her ending marriage, and sudden, violent death of her daughter. Plagued with trauma-related illness, White pieced her life back together using a "recipe" for transforming pain and tragedy into growth and spiritual deepening.
This unforgettable novel has been a source of healing for countless individuals yearning for an end to their emotional suffering. The recipe of transformation is included in the last pages of the book as a guide for readers with similar experiences.
"Someone to Talk To -- Finding Peace, Purpose, and Joy after Tragedy and Loss" is available in softcover (ISBN 978-0-9832142-0-5) and EBook (ISBN 978-0-98321-421-2) from Virtualbookworm.com, Amazon.com, and Barnesandnoble.com.