I am 27. White. A Female. And a former Peace Corps Volunteer. I am HIV Positive. This is my story of how a few months, a few people, and a few events in Zambia changed me and my life forever. This is the story of how I contracted HIV and brought my Peace Corps Journey to a crashing halt... and how I am working now to pick up and put back together the pieces of my life as a newly diagnosed person living with HIV. This was not the journey I had originally planned... my path has traumatically and dramatically changed... but it is the one I am on now. There is no going back. There is only forward. I welcome you to follow along with me as I attempt to explore this new life ahead of me, whether you are someone from the Peace Corps community, or someone living with HIV. I welcome your comments, questions, suggestions, and opinions. Let us go forward together. To start from the beginning, click here He Gave Me More Than A Bracelet.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

HIV Romance Novel: Hot Mess

A few months ago, I mentioned that I was reading and providing feedback to an author for the novel she was writing. I am happy to announce that this novel "Hot Mess" by Anne Conley has been published!

I am so happy and honored to have had the pleasure to read the novel and provide feedback to Anne during her writing process. The story features a HIV+ main character, Rachel, and allows you to share in her journey as she steps back into the dating scene for the first time since her diagnosis.

I should have posted this quite a while back, please check out the book!

 http://amzn.to/1aXs2nE

2 comments:

  1. Aaaah, I am so jealous that you got to review this! I've read so any books about HIV, but never a romance one, and just recently I was wondering if someone would be able to pull it off.
    Going to try my best to get my hands on this one.
    Hope you've been well, honey.

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  2. You are very brave. Of course there may be times when you dont feel strong but the people that care are behind you one-hundred percent.

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