The Cypress Whispers shares the story of a young girl named Daphne and the awesome bond that she shares with her Greek grandmother.
Greek legends are filled with myths, magic and characters like no other. The Cypress Whispers ties together a story of past and present. The fate of the family portrayed in the story play out their dreams and love. The American girl living in present day falls even more in love with the past that her grandmother holds so strongly. Daphne struggles to find her place living in the modern world but caught up in old world traditions as well.
Daphnes grandmother who lives on a magical island off the coast of Greece is the individual who will help her grand-daughter find her place in life. I love that the memories of spending time in the kitchen is what helps the grand-daughter and grand-mother bond. With all the cooking and learning going on with myths of the past being shared a love will be created. It will be this love that will help Daphne through a dark time of her husbands unexpected death.
Daphne will live through struggles and happiness and one day her goals will be reached. It will be at this time that Daphne's grandmother will start to call her to the isle to share the stories of the past. Stories of war, loyalty, and bravery
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Yvette Manessis Corporon is an emmy award winning writer, producer and author. Senior producer of the syndicated entertainment news show EXTRA Yvette also has degrees in classical civilizations and journalism from NYU. The daughter of a greek immigrant who shares her love for her heritage and her writing and brings them together in her debut novel, WHEN THE CYPRESS WHISPERS
Yvette has also received the Silurian Award for Excellence in Journalism as well as The New York City Comptroller and City Councils Award for Greek Heritage and Culture.
Yvette and her husband the award winning photojournalist David Corporon live in New York with their two children. Yvette loves getting in the kitchen and teaching her children the occasional naughty Greek word to bring interest to the Greek language.
BOOK TOUR: Below is a list of public events and singing to promote Yvette's debut novel, "When The Cypress Whispers".
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 at 7:00 PM
BARNES & NOBLE
2289 Broadway New York, NY 10024
Thursday, April 03, 2014 at 7:00 PM
RJ JULIA BOOKSELLERS
768 Boston Post Rd Madison, CT 06443
Sunday, April 06, 2014 at 2:00 PM
KEHILA KEDOSHA JANINA SYNAGOGUE AND MUSEUM
280 Broome ST New York, NY 10002
Friday, May 02, 2014 at 7:00 PM
1 Mohegan Sun BLVD Uncasville, CT 06382