As an intuitive therapist, medium, author, lecturer and certified hypnotherapist, Melinda Vail has a very successful practice in Tempe and countless people have benefited from her counseling and intuitive work. She has appeared on both local and national television and radio shows and is an accomplished speaker headlining workshops across the country to promote spiritual growth. Her work with police agencies helping to solve cold cases and donating her time to provide grief counseling in programs such as her suicide survivor workshops has garnered her the nickname, "The Medium who Makes a Difference."
"Even though Melinda Vail lists her occupation as a 'Medium, ' her book is well done. She's been a close friend for years, but I still learned a surprising number of new things about her and about me and my karmic profile. I didn't even know I had one 'til Mindy told me where to find it by reading the book. Yours is in here, too. Look for it. You may be surprised." -- Pat McMahon, Broadcast Personality
"Compelling. Insightful. Candid. Melinda Vail puts her own life under the microscope for you, the reader, sharing her gift for revealing karmic profiles. It's an amazing story of individual success, a mother as the anchor and protection for her children, an American entrepreneur diving into the raging waters of business and thriving in all conditions. Read it. Live it. You can make your life better today." --Leo Ramos, Producer
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Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.