DivaMoms Presents: On Grace…Susie Orman Schnall!

10 Apr

On Grace - CakeWhenever Lyss Stern tells you about a book, everyone listens!  So Divamom‘s choice for its Book Club was such an excellent choice!  On Grace by Susie Orman Schnall!

On Tuesday, April 8th the novel’s debut introduction was held in NYC, at a beautiful place named the DASHA Wellness  & Spa.  As you walked towards the Wellness Center; two charming woman greeted you with a big smile.  Walking further, two glass doors and as you opened them, you hear “Welcome Dolls!”

The space was rather large and your mind was quickly transformed to relax merely by the scent of jasmine in the air and beautiful white hydrangea all around.  A cocktail bar with all the fabulous favorites and trays of chocolate.   Refreshing cucumber water, chocolate truffles, platters of fruit and vegetables.

DASHA associates were providing mini massages to all the guests and giving tickets for a raffle to win two DASHA services at the close of the evening!  This is what you call Mommy pampering!


Then as you turned, the beautiful Susie Orman Schnall, the author of On Grace was meeting and greeting everyone with such enthusiasm.  I wanted to know about her novel even more after meeting her!

Lyss proudly spoke about Divamom’s Book Club, its history and her warm felt introduction of Susie was received by an  abundance of applauses throughout!

IMG_2654Everyone hushed to hear Susie read an excerpt of her novel!  Without giving too much away about the novel, it’s a narrative of a young woman approaching her 40’s and exploring all the aspects of life which can, could and will affect a woman!  Dasha Wellness Spa




Soon after the novel was available to buy! For all purchases, Susie so kindly wrote a short message to the reader with her signature!  Cake cutting, DASHA gift bags and surprised winners were announced for the raffle tickets given at the start of the evening!   A wonderful time had by all!  For me, it was such a pleasure meeting Susie.  Susan Orman Schnall


Now… how could I talk about the novel, unless I read it!  So I had an entire day filled with On Grace!   It started early this morning while having breakfast, during lunch, waiting in the doctor’s office and then the long line I was on in Costco!  Rushing through my 30 minute exercise; upon returning home  – within shy of 12:30 AM with a cup of chamomile tea, I just finished the Epilogue!!!!!


Whew! Such a delightful page turner, leaving me thinking about how precious life truths are and the hardest part to do…is the next step!

Before leaving the event last night, I purchased an extra novel and it’s signed!  I thought this would be a wonderful opportunity to introduce you to the author, see her literary style and most importantly enjoy a good novel; which I so enjoyed reading!

So I am doing a giveaway*!  And you know how when you read you like to relax…..so with the novel, I am also including one of my favorite candles by Thompson Ferrier! On Grace Novel & Candle Giveaway

To be in the giveaway, please leave a comment on your interest of the novel either on this post or on Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design’s Facebook page.  All comments will be read and I will select one person on April 21st!


Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design

Thanks, Letia 🙂

Photos and purchases by Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design.  To know more about Susie, please review her web page.  For more information on upcoming events with Divamoms, review their Event Page.  Info on 2013’s Mom Mogul Breakfast by Divamoms click here. DASHA Wellness Spa – Flagship is located at 115 East 57th Street, Suite 520 New York, NY, 10022 212.755.5500  Thompson Ferrier Candles are candles with true perfume fragrances.

 * Giveaway is open to legal residents of the 50 united states or the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years of age and at least of the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry, except employees or immediate families of Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design LLC (including those living in the same household). All information requested to mail prizes to winner, will be kept private and confidential. All items were purchased and sponsored by Letia Mitchell LifeStyle and Design LLC; not the companies selected for giveaway items. By entering this giveaway, the contestant is in agreement with the terms provided. Winner will be announced during the week of April 20, 2014.

2 Responses to “DivaMoms Presents: On Grace…Susie Orman Schnall!”

  1. Lisa April 10, 2014 at 8:59 AM #

    It sounds wonderful and I think that it’s a great reminder…no matter what is happening, as long as you have breath…a bite to eat, roof over head and at least 1 friend…..even if that friend is yourself, you are living by and have a life filled with grace. Congratulations!

    • Letia Mitchell LifeStyle & Design® April 25, 2014 at 5:56 PM #

      Hello Lisa, you are the one selected for the book and candle! If you are still interested I would like to provide you with the items, please send information to lee@lmifestyleanddesign.com in order to ship next week. Please indicate whether you choose to have just your name as such in the announcement to my readers. Thanks Letia!

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