“I would like to say thank you very much to the production team of Outskirts Press. They did an amazing job in my book “A Childhood Without Amenities”. They were very nice to me and helped me publish my first memoir book. Again, a million of thanks to Outskirts Press for doing the excellent job! You made my dream came true. I highly recommend Outskirts Press for someone who is a first time author like me. May God bless you all!”
Myrna Lovett is a full-time wife and mother. She has a son who is six, and a stepson who is sixteen. She was born and raised in the Philippines, and has lived in the United States since 2005. She earned an associate’s degree and majored in general studies at Central Texas College.
A Childhood Without Amenities is a searing, heartbreaking, inspiring memoir of survival and determination. This is the story of a girl who had nothing in life to cherish except the very fact that she was alive. At the age of six, her mother invited her to commit suicide. But despite this shocking psychological and emotional abuse, Myrna learned how to dig deep into the very core of her being, to find the will to survive. This extraordinary personal story offers hope and the possibility of healing to those who have survived or are in the process of dealing with similar circumstances, or with the stress and trauma of any type of abuse. Myrna will show you that even in the darkest hour, you can be a hero to yourself, and you can make a difference in your own life by making choices that are good and right. With faith, persistence, and a strong commitment to moving forward in light despite dark days past, Myrna shows you that miracles are possible.