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'Woman Enough' book signing, sale set Sunday in Nisswa

Lissa (Waller) Carlino, author of "Woman Enough," will hold a book signing and sale from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at Stonehouse Coffee in Nisswa, which hosted the first signing July 15.

"Woman Enough" is an adult contemporary novel about an exotic dancer named Becca who faces down social stigma and struggles with addiction as she fights for her right to dignity in a world that would prefer she stay silent.

Carlino, a former Brainerd resident now living in New Zealand, was an addictions treatment counselor in Vermont after earning a psychology degree from Johnson State.

On the website the author shares 12 profiles of women she admires, including several from the Brainerd lakes area. She most recently profiled Emily Lindin, author and documentary filmmaker of "The Unslut Project".

The 280-page novel is available as an eBook at various online retailers and in soft cover from

The author is on Twitter @EWallerCarlino, and Facebook under Lissa Carlino- Author, Blogger.