Valerie Ihsan

author, editor, dog lover


Loss. Hope. Love.

The day Valerie discovered she was pregnant was the day her husband died. She didn't know how to be a widow. Widows were old. Not twenty-six and pregnant. Valerie moved cross-country, gave birth, and found solace and healing in art, journaling, and alternative spirituality--discovering along the way how to be strong in the face of single parenting, dating, and reinventing herself after tragic loss.

If you like reading memoirs about ordinary people living through extraordinary circumstances, you'll love Valerie Ihsan's Smell the Blue sky ENHANCED version, which includes her booklet titled How to Grieve: Even when you don't want to. BUY TODAY to get BOTH BOOKS and follow one woman's path of courage, hope, and grace.

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Smell the Blue Sky ENHANCED edition

Willow Bench Books 2018

ISBN: 9780997581072

284 pages



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