"laugh-out-loud funny" - Publishers Weekly
Elaine Ambrose is an award-winning author of eight books, including Menopause Sucks and Midlife Cabernet, and a syndicated blogger on several online sites. She organizes professional writing retreats with acclaimed faculty, and she is a popular motivational speaker at college commencement ceremonies, writing conferences, workshops, retreats, book clubs, and live comedy shows.Read More
Midlife Cabernet is the newest book by Elaine Ambrose. The book won the 2014 Silver Medal for Humor from the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) and received a 4-star review from ForeWord Reviews. Her humorous essays provide proof that there is life, love, and laughter after fifty. If you’re a feisty, robust female tumbling down the far side of middle-age, grab a glass of Cabernet - better yet, grab the whole bottle - and enjoy these witty words of wisdom that include anecdotes about irritable bowel syndrome, midlife love, and the joys of eldercare.
"Laugh-out-loud funny!" - Publishers Weekly
When I was a little girl, meaning a long, long time ago, I witnessed my mother’s morning ritual of stepping onto a machine in her bedroom, securing a strap around her waist, and then flipping a switch that made her entire body shake like mud in a blender. Since then, I have suppressed these horrifying memories by consuming large bowls of peanut M&Ms and cases of red wine and by avoiding blenders. Even the noise of a fancy margarita machine can throw me into a catatonic panic attack that only can … [Read More...]
You are invited to party with the sassy but clever authors of Drinking with Dead Women Writers. For loads of laughter, literature with license, luscious lemon tarts, and liquid libations, come to the Premiere Party on Saturday, May 12 at Asiago’s Wine Bar for our new book Drinking with Dead Women Writers. Festivities begin at 3:00 pm with an Italian buffet featuring smoked salmon with Italian cheeses, rosemary crostini, Italian sausages with spiced tempura vegetables, scones and lemon-ginger … [Read More...]
Boise’s “alternative” newspaper intends to print a negative review of our new book, Drinking with Dead Women Writers. As the coauthor and publisher of the book, I appreciate any publicity, but I do hope the article will be placed ahead of the provocative ads for bi-sexual swingers and discreet Asian escorts. Otherwise, the book could get lost in that prolific cornucopia of literary excellence. I was sad for two minutes after hearing about the pessimistic review. But, I’ll save a copy in my … [Read More...]