I Am The Maple

by Tracie Shibley

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/23/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 244
ISBN : 9781982273118
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 244
ISBN : 9781982273101

About the Book

Julia is stuck in a place of desperation, instigated by mistakes that have hurt the people she loves most in the world. Even though her husband and their children have seemingly forgiven her, she cannot forgive herself. As she sits on a stone wall eighty feet above a concrete walking trail on a cold winter day, Julia is prepared to jump—until fate steps in and changes everything. J. P. is a marathon runner who is suffering catastrophic injuries from a car accident. After he is told he cannot run again, he must rely on Julia, his physical therapist, to not only guide him through his physical challenges, but also his emotional obstacles. When she hands J. P. an inspiring note at the end of his therapy, will it change how he views himself and his life? Through struggles of illness, abandonment, poverty, loss, and failure, the lives of Julia, J. P., and five others intersect as each are shown a glimmer of light in their darkest days and then use that light to ignite the flame in others. I Am the Maple is the inspiring tale of friendship, love, and the strength of the human spirit as destiny leads seven people to cross paths and help rescue each other from the darkness.

About the Author

Tracie Shibley resides in Ohio with her husband, three children, and pooch. She is a poet at heart, and a voracious daydreamer. Her favorite things to do include spending as much time in nature as possible, laughing often, and frolicking around inside her own imagination more than she is willing to admit. She works as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist because she loves food and nutrition as well as spending time in the kitchen. In her day to day life, she looks for opportunities to connect with those around her in a positive way. Tracie writes from her heart with a deep sense of empathy. Her intention is to spread joy and love because life is too short for anything else.