Insti­ga­tor of Joy: Becom­ing my own fairy godmother

  • From the Publisher
September 1, 2023

More than just a mem­oir, it’s a vibrant tapes­try woven with threads of resilience, self-dis­cov­ery and yes, even a touch of fairy god­moth­er mag­ic. In this cap­ti­vat­ing nar­ra­tive, Ill­man takes us on a jour­ney from the shad­owy cor­ners of past trau­mas to the sun­lit heights of reclaim­ing her own joy. The book unflinch­ing­ly delves into the author’s strug­gles with iso­la­tion, abuse, and grief, but the prose flick­ers with a spark of unwa­ver­ing spir­it, and a pal­pa­ble sense of hope, a yearn­ing for the joy she knows is right­ful­ly hers. Illman’s jour­ney is an inspi­ra­tion to any­one seek­ing to over­come adver­si­ty and find their own light. It’s a sto­ry that will stay with you long after you turn the final page, remind­ing you that the mag­ic lies within.

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