Mary-Lisa is a university graduate who majored in English Literature and continues to nurture her ongoing writing education attending various seminars.
She has written a handful of poetry books that creatively convey the journey of our emotions through thoughtful reflections and descriptions. She also writes non-fiction books that seek to elevate the modern woman's lifestyle through how-to advice on various discussions such as style, self-love, self-care, décor and other topics.
On a personal note, Mary-Lisa is a passionate reader and enjoys writing reviews she uploads on various platforms, (where applicable), such as her own website, as well as on Goodreads, NetGalley, TikTok and Amazon. Her home harbors a multitude of books she stores on many bookshelves and in every empty crevice she can find. (Yes, she trips over them from time to time.) Besides reading and writing, she enjoys rearranging her furniture and closet and believes living your best life involves creating a comfortable, luxurious living space that makes you happy.
Mary-Lisa is a proud Canadian with a weakness for potato chips, rose-gold fountain pens, and the scent of old, dusty books. You are very welcome to keep in touch with her by signing up for her newsletter by clicking HERE.
"How To Create A Chic & Cozy Winter" Seasonal Inspirations Series
"Hello, Winter. Here you are again... your cold winds are knocking at my door. Let's be friends... for this season I want to be the epitome of happiness, style & grace." - Mary-Lisa Russo
Winter blues, chilly temperatures, gray skies, falling snow, slipping and sliding on ice, hibernating indoors... I don't know about you, but I don't want to lose my sense of style, inner peace, and grace just because the winter season rolls along. We can either think negatively about this blustery season or we can embrace it with positivity, thereby elevating our winter spirits and enabling our inner, chic goddess to flourish.
Written in a conversational tone, this beautifully written book will discuss the contents within each chapter on a personal level. Topics include self-care, beauty and style, achieving living space goals, winter activities and much more.
The author is ready to welcome you within her chic, winter world so don't hesitate to join her on this uplifting, seasonal journey.
***Kindly note this book is part of the Seasonal Inspirations Series. You are welcome to dive into this chic little world where your well-being and the season blend together, creating the best quality of life for you!
"How To Create Your Summer Of Bliss" Seasonal Inspirations Series
"Summer- you are a glorious season that sets my skin on fire, and I want to cherish you- without being scorched by your intense heat." Mary-Lisa Russo
Summer is sunshine, beautiful gardens, swinging hammocks, ice-cream, evening walks, toes dangling in the pool…
Summer is the scent of flowers that permeate the evening air in rippling ribbons carried by the warm wind, while fireflies glimmer in the darkness like floating diamonds.
Summer is magic… and so much more.
In this book, readers will learn how to design a chic and cheerful summer that elevates their soul. They will gain knowledge on how to create a summer inspired home setting; stay fresh, poised, energetic and happy- ready to face the day with positivity while enjoying seasonal activities; indulging in seasonal self-care, summer inspired cuisine, and much more! The purpose of this book is to inspire- not teach.
"How To Create Your Summer Of Bliss," is a perfect, cozy little summer read at the beach, before bedtime, on your vacation, in the bath, or when you feel you need an uplifting pick-me-up. It's a not a lengthy read so there is no need to set aside an abundance of time to consume it.
Happy reading… and may endless peaceful thoughts flow within your mind. ***Kindly note this book is part of the Seasonal Inspirations Series. You are welcome to dive into this chic little world where your well-being and the season blend together, creating the best quality of life for you!
"The Many Mini Ways To Create A Positive & Inspiring Life"
A positive, inspiring life where you feel confident, happy, organized and in control of your well-being...
It’s not just a wistful dream... it is attainable... and entirely up to you.
Only you have the power to navigate what you wish your day-to-day to look like through your mindset and practicing little, everyday actions that can raise your vibration and remind you that you are worthy of a happy and fulfilling life. Let the suggestions within this book give you a fresh perspective on life and help you create the lifestyle you long for... and deserve.
"The Many Mini Ways To Create A Positive & Inspiring Life” is a light read, endowed with bite-sized advice you can absorb and implement in your daily life. You can finish this relaxing read in one sitting if your time is limited. A great little book for you to read in the tub, before bedtime, on vacation or on a train or plane. If you are a woman who strives to be chic and poised amidst a backdrop of serenity and positive energy, then this book is your new best reading friend.
"The Many Mini Ways To Create A Positive & Inspiring Life” is available now for purchase at the links provided below:
"My Glamour Gal" Notebook & Journals Are Now Available At Amazon.
So beautiful and inspiring! Makes a wonderful gift for yourself or someone you know!
These lined journals and notebook are the epitome of chic for the glamour gal who has a keen eye for elegance and beauty.
They make a terrific gift for Christmas, birthdays, Mother's Day, graduation and other special occasions.
Perfect for jotting down notes, ideas, recipes, lists, creative writing, poetry... the uses are endless.
Wishing you joy and a happy writing experience!
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"Love Me Breathless... Because Romance Never Dies"
Prepare yourself for a romantic poetry compilation that will carefully unlace the stitching around your heart and fill the holes with the breath of undiluted love. It will caress the long-forgotten spaces in your thoughts that believe deep affection and adoration is just a myth. If you want to feel alive, to wrap your soul and senses in a veil of riveting emotions that leaves you utterly breathless, with a powerful belief in love, then "Love Me Breathless… Because Romance Never Dies"is the book for you.
"Love Me Breathless... Because Romance Never Dies" is now available for purchase at Amazon (eBook/ Paperback).
EDITORIAL REVIEWS for "Love Me Breathless... Because Romance Never Dies"
★★★★★ "A lyrical, vivid, and immersive collection...In poetic language that's both contemporary and ageless, debut author Russo brings vivid life to romantic love and longing. She beautifully captures what is both raw and relatable about romantic love, such as the first glimpse of a new love, the longing, the passion that burns the heart, the exhilarating highs, and the fears and the insecurities..." -The Prairies Book Review ★★★★★ "Love Me Breathless... Because Romance Never Dies (Love Poems) by Mary-Lisa Russo is a well-written poetry collection packed to the brim with emotion... a collection of love and romance poetry that would appeal to a mixed audience of young and adult romantic poetry lovers...overall, I found this collection to be both relaxing and rejuvenating as it has left me inspired to seek out the kind of love found in these poems for myself!" -Sefina Hawke, Readers' Favorite
"Once upon a time, there was a rose that blossomed in the day... and loved at night."
Let the poetry in this book unravel your thoughts and ignite your imagination. Words have the power to heal, to mesmerize, to uplift, to educate. This poetry collection is brimming with barely contained emotions, taking the reader out of the everyday and into a world where words paint moving pictures within the restless heart and mind.
If we take a moment to listen, to close our eyes and feel the world communicate to us through sound and texture, wayward thoughts and naked emotions, we can feel the electricity that pulses beneath the surface of our skin ever so faintly... and this- is where poetry is born within the narrowest parts of our veins, igniting the quiet fire that lives within our hearts.
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