Cynopsis Media’s 2019 PR Campaign Short Form Video Award Winner                               An articulate, buoyant, and often humorous account involving family life and globe-trotting adventures.” - Kirkus Reviews                              2019 Distinguished Favorite Independent Award                               “...a fascinating close-up of history combined with the personal life of a mid-century American couple.” - Book Life Prize                              "A Candle for My Mother is a celebration of moms everywhere, a profoundly personal story with universal appeal.” - Cee Ann (Amazon Reader)                               2018 Fifth Annual New Apple Book Awards                              "...a daughter’s loving tribute to a mother who imparted valuable lessons about appreciating the gift of family and friends, exploring the world and its opportunities, and reaching for the stars.” - BlueInk Review