See It First: Kieth Foskett, Monica Leonelle, and Alix Nicholas

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Exclusive Balancing on Blue by Kieth Foskett

Every year several thousand people attempt to hike all 2180 miles of the Appalachian Trail in the eastern United States. Being the first of the big three hikes in America, it is where long-distance hikers go to cut their teeth. Keith Foskett has another reason. Dromomania, or the uncontrollable urge to wander, has been part of his life since childhood. Hiking is his chosen method to placate the wanderlust. Accompanied by an array of eclectic characters including a world champion juggler, a drug dealer, an Everton fan whose visa is expiring and a sex-starved builder from Minnesota, his experience is far from normal. Battling a fear of snakes, bears, being in the woods after dark and his own demons, it’s physically exhausting — as well as a psychologically challenging. His adventure weaves a route through some of Americans wildest landscapes and history and is told with insight, humor, and reflection.

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Exclusive Breakout Author Secrets by Monic Leonelle

Breakout Author Secrets is a compilation of excerpts from some of Monica Leonelle’s best work in the Growth Hacking For Storytellers series. To get her free audio course, Breakout Author Secrets, sign up at!


Exclusive Healthier French Bistro Recipes by Alix Nicholas

French bistro food can be heavy. But these days, more and more chefs offer healthier alternatives to greasy steaks and “pommes frites”. The recipes I have compiled for you in this cookbook are easier to prep and healthier than their traditional cousins. Enjoy!