Non-Smoking Mirrors by Dr. Bell-Butler

by | Jun 21, 2024 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Non-Smoking Mirrors is an anthology of original poems written as a memoir to reflect the life experiences of the author, Dr. Bell-Butler.

Dr. Bell-Butler spent most of her formative years in the beautiful island, Jamaica, but later emigrated to the United States in her early thirties and now calls it her second home. She poured her entire heart and craft into the curation of each poem which allows her reader to embark on an emotional journey through their own personal connections and delving beyond the mere surface and into their own affinity with the themes presented.

The mere title, Non-Smoking Mirrors, embodies the transparent light that illuminates throughout the lines, unfolding stories from childhood into young adolescence and onto adulthood. The book presents raw, uninhibited and candid emotions that can only be understood through the lens of an opened mind. Critics everywhere are raving about the beauty of the poetry, the rich images, and the inspiration it brings to every reader in evoking their own creativity and enthusiasm.

They have this to say, “This anthology was well thought out and written! Each poem is captivating and takes the reader on a journey most could call their own! Highly recommend!”

“The author speaks from the heart and highlights the pivotal moments in her life that contributed and propelled her to success and a sense of well-being. It chronicles the life and journey of a Caribbean lass from Jamaica to her current sojourn and success in the United States.”

“This is a must read. This book took me on an emotional journey with the author, I laughed, and I cried because I could relate to so many of these poems. This book of poetry will make you reflect on your own life experiences, and I literally could not put it down. Please do yourself a favor and purchase this book. You will not regret it.”

“This book is must-read. I originally purchased it for my husband, knowing his fondness for poetry. He devoured it in just one day and couldn’t stop praising it, so I decided to take a look at it, and I was utterly captivated. The author pours her heart into her writing, presenting her emotions in her purest and most unfiltered form with so much passion. It details her life and journey from Jamaica to her present endeavors and achievements in the United States. Grab a copy. You’ll love it.”

“Non-Smoking Mirrors is a must read. The author effectively chronicled her life’s experiences in this anthology. The vibrant pictures of the author add intimacy and makes the poems more relatable to the reader. After reading the book, I frequently revisit several poems that bring to my remembrance of my life experiences. The author showed her love for prose. In the future, this book will be a special gift to many. I am awaiting the next book with great expectations!”

“After receiving my book in the evening, I didn’t get a chance to even open the package. So, I took it to work with me in the morning. I unpack, took the book for a quick check of the table of contents. Before I know it, I was into reading the book and forgetting my morning routine in my classroom. I had to force myself to put away the book and get to work. I advise you to get your copy soon. It’s a good read, and I’m sure you’ll relate to at least one of those poems. CONGRATULATIONS 🎉 🎊 👏 On to the next GREAT read.”

Non-Smoking Mirrors has received only five-star reviews since its debut in April and is poised to becoming a “Best Seller.” Dr. Bell-Butler is an amazing writer and has certainly proven her craft worthy of being among the luminaries in her field.


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