Irreversible Damage

image1

Available June 12th

  

In Irreversible Damage, Katie Suarez is a U.S. born Mexican-American living in a wealthy neighborhood in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Daughter to two successful Mexican-American lawyers, Katie goes through an unfortunate series of events that not only tear apart her family, but also leave her at standing at a crumbling precipice.



 www.jlruizbooks.com  

The Dishwasher’s Son

image2

Available June 1st

The Dishwasher's Son Brings The Current US Immigration Problem and its Effects on American Citizens Front and Center

PATTERSON, Calif., May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a story of an anti-immigrant American teenager and border guard volunteer who accidentally gets deported to Mexico when the restaurant he works in gets raided by ICE.


While in Mexico he meets an uncle, and together they piece together the truth about his father's disappearance, and he must come to grips with the truth about the Mexican heritage he spent his whole life denying.

Now he must confront the challenges of getting across the border to get back to his family as his identity and core beliefs are fundamentally changing. "Some borders you just can't cross on foot."


The novel is written by Mike J. Quinn, a husband and father in a multi-national family who has been trying to unite his family under American citizenship for over ten years. Mike has also written, "America Needs A DREAM" and "Immigration Reform Plan A" and can be found talking about the immigration crisis to immigration organizations, companies, and community events around the country.


The Dishwasher's Son goes on sale June 1, 2019, on amazon.com


Teetering on Disaster

image3

 Sacramento, CA, May 20, 2019 — Meet Michaela: She's the girl next door, except that "next door" happens to be a rickety 27-foot Fifth-Wheel Trailer with no electricity or running water parked in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It all went south — or north, technically — in the summer of 1992 following an economic collapse that left her family on the brink of broke.
 

Teetering on Disaster from Michaela Renee Johnson is the often humorous, always brutally honest, true story of a family of five that must give up any reality they've ever known to carve out a new one they've never imagined. Caught in the middle is pre-teen Michaela, and for her, the timing couldn't be worse. As she navigates her way through adolescence — shaving her legs for the first time in the frigid water of an irrigation ditch — she gains profound wisdom about her family, the world around her and her own ability to thrive in the face of life's inconveniences.
 

But the effects of her unorthodox upbringing don't end at adulthood, and Teetering takes readers along as a grown Michaela stumbles upon a few "Mr. Right Nows,” gets divorced in her twenties, and ends up right back where she started: a small mountain town in the middle of nowhere.
 

Teetering on Disaster is a candid, authentic tale that will make readers laugh out loud and cry — sometimes at the same time.
 

Award-winning author Michaela Renee Johnson is a licensed psychotherapist and small business owner who hosts the weekly podcast, Be You Find Happy, which features real conversations about life and happiness. She lives in Northern California with her husband and son. Her homestead includes fish, chickens, ducks, a Golden Retriever (Dennis), an Australian Shepherd (Walter) and a rescue cat named Stilly.
 

She enjoys traveling and has visited 19 countries; she loves the ocean and everything in it. She rarely finds herself without an activity, whether it be hiking, yoga, tinkering in the garden, golfing, reading or spending time outside. She loves poetic quotes and all things metaphysical. To learn more about the author, visit www.michaelarenee.com or connect with her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/usjohnsons/.
 

Teetering on Disaster
Publisher: MJ Innovations
Release Date: January 2019
ISBN-13: 978-0578430805
ISBN-10: 0578430800
Available from Amazon.com