Soul Skin, Woman have you had enough?


Fiction - Literary
380 Pages
Reviewed on 08/26/2015
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Author Biography

Award-winning author and philosophical muse Jan Porter brings indigenous cultures, spiritual phenomena and unsung heroes to life in her notable collection of prize winning books.
A connoisseur of literary fiction with a strong female lead and universal self-help books, Jan not only seeks to move and entertain with her humorous and heartfelt novels, but also to advise her worldwide audience as they look to her for counsel on angels, spiritual fulfillment and life after abuse.
With each new release, Jan continues to share the wisdom of unsung heroes and explore the human condition in literature. Jan’s popular fiction novels and self-help books are profound, moving, and inspiring, and often humorous and entertaining to boot.

Awards:
Two-time winner of the Bookworks Book of the Week Award
Reader’s Favorite Award for ‘Soul Skin, Woman, have you had enough?’ and ‘Angel Guides, love communication’

Literary fiction novels and novellas
~ Maddy’s Wings –new fiction book!
~ Soul Skin, Woman, have you had enough?
~ Peaceful Warrior Woman
~ Izzy's Ghosts – in progress
~ Barefoot Annie – in progress
Self counsel books
~Angel Guides, love communication
~ Angel Guides, love communication – workbook journal
~ Spiritual Biz, passion and fulfillment in a changing global community
~ Soul Calling, your angel guided life purpose
~ Sacred Space, body mind soul after sexual abuse
~ Life After Abuse, a practical healing guide for survivors

    Book Review

Reviewed by Tracy A. Fischer for Readers' Favorite

Wow! That is what I thought after I finished reading Soul Skin: A Spirited Shaman's Journey, the luminescent novel by author Jan Porter. Following our protagonist, Navi, as she navigates a midlife crisis, this book has something for every person to connect to. Navi feels stuck in a damaged marriage, financially and physically drained, and so lonely for contact with loved ones that are gone from this world that she can feel it. When she starts to practice what she calls “dream journeys,” through a balance of meditation and dreaming she is able to travel to historic places and events, speak to people of historic importance, and gain healing and clarity in her own life.

Soul Skin: A Spirited Shaman's Journey is simply a wondrous book. I’m not sure how else I can describe it accurately. This book is not one that can be read lightly; it’s certainly not a beach read. It is a book that spurs thought and feeling, and it is one that I am so glad I read. Author Jan Porter is practically poetic in the way she describes Navi’s thoughts, ruminations and dreams, and reading her words brought tears to my eyes several times. Soul Skin is a book that would appeal to any reader who loves literary fiction, stories with strong female protagonists, those looking for a book that will make them think, or just a unique and very worthwhile read. I highly recommend this book, and certainly hope that Jan Porter is working diligently on her next effort in this vein.