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New Motivational Book About Kindness and Nurturing

Making New Friends
Smiles for All
Enchanting and Inspirational

Readers' 5 Star Praise:

- I greatly enjoyed this book, and will turn to it often to read again. It is a perfect gift for anyone who would appreciate cheerful words and colorful photos, especially after a difficult day. As a book about the importance of kindness, "The Big Squeeze" places things in proper perspective, and is beautiful in its simplicity.

-I loved the book, "The Big Squeeze." As I read through it my heart actually began to warm. The words and bright pictures are very cheering. During a period of loss in my life, this book is a source of comfort and inspiration.

Meet the Author:

Dr. Susan Mangiero is the author of The Big Squeeze: Hugs & Inspirations For Every Grown-Up Who Loves Teddy Bears® and Risk Management for Pensions, Endowments and Foundations®. In addition, she has written nearly fifty articles and chapters that have been published in prominent investment industry journals, magazines and books. As lead contributor to the award-winning blog Pension Risk Matters®, she has penned over 1,000 economic commentaries. Susan is the author of Risk Management for Pensions, Endowments and Foundations and has published over forty articles in leading industry journals and magazines. She is a CFA® charterholder, certified Financial Risk Manager®, Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™, Certified Fraud Examiner and Professional Plan Consultant™. She has graduate degrees in both economics and finance.

A lifelong reader and lover of words, Susan won several awards for writing early on and continues to receive praise for her ability to explain complex terms in a straightforward manner. A forensic economist and testifying expert, Susan is currently working on her first mystery novel and screenplay about the world of money.

Susan is a proud member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Authors Guild, International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America, Romance Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. Her blog about writing, I Paint With Words®, offers insights about the creative process.