Marcia Chellis

books about women overcoming obstacles

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Events for The Girls from Winnetka

April 27, 2011
For Clicking In, a forum on leadership for women in the arts and business, speaker on the panel "What Do Women Want and Why We Do What We Do" at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, FL. Also a book signing. For information and reservations, call 561 329 7929 or go to

October 18, 2010
Readings and signing at The Book Stall, 811 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL, with author and participants in the book at 7 P.M. For information, call Roberta Rubin at 847 446-8880

October 31, 2010
Book signing at the Bethesda-by-the Sea Bookshop, 141 S. County Road, Palm Beach, FL. For information, call 561 655 4554

November 11, 2010
Talk "On Writing" for Clicking In--What Do Women Want? at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, FL. For information and reservations, call 561 329 7929 or go to

December 7, 2010
Reading and talk to the National League of American Pen Women, Palm Beach Yacht Club. For information and reservations, call 561 842 4656

December 14, 2010
Book signing at The Palm Beach Book Store, 251 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, FL from 5:30 to 7. For information, call 561 659 6700

To request that Marcia and one or more of "the girls" attend a Book Club meeting in person or by phone, please contact the author on the following page.

Journaling Workshops.
For information, call 954 240 9383

Selected Works

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The fourth book, "Love Letters in the Sand," recently came out. A Boston portrait painter unexpectedly meets an attractive wanderer who opens her eyes to the world, especially the Middle-East, and she becomes a woman she never could have imagined. The story is set in Boston, Abu Dhabi, and Cyprus.
Raised with fifties values, five friends tell how their dramatic shifts through the following decades made it possile for them to emerge as members of their cutting edge generation.
Despite experiencing devastating circumstances, eight women tell how they made their lives extraordinary.
The story of a woman who marries American royalty and later seeks her own identity.