The Lithium Chronicles Volume Two

The Lithium Chronicles Volume Two

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Raw. Fierce. Brave. Brazen. Honest. These words are often (and accurately) used to describe Nicole Lyons' writing. She has also been called a crazy bitch; the real burn is that Nicole lives so much inside her truths, she's able to say, "Yes. I am a crazy bitch." One of the things her fans admire most about Lyons is that she never allows naysayers to hold power over her. Lyons takes what is meant to be derogatory and makes it into a crown. Bipolar Affective Disorder, however, doesn't genuflect before her; BAD is always seeking to usurp the reign she has over herself.

In her fifth collection of poetry, Lyons is more raw, urgent, and intimate than ever before. She grabs the reader by the throat and does not let go until she has said everything she came to say. By the end of this exhilarating journey, we will have seen the things that have made her into a humble woman, and we will respect her all the more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 9mm | 181g
  • English
  • 1951724011
  • 9781951724016
  • 2,699,273

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In the Lithium Chronicles Volume Two, we see the raw and the real of Nicole Lyons, absolutely nothing is sugarcoated. Her words draw you in with imagery so vivid it feels like you are there in the thick of it with her, in every piece she writes feeling everything she felt, and then she guts you in an amazing way. Nicole Lyons is incredibly talented, and The Lithium Chronicles Volume Two truly moved me.
- Kayil York, 11:11

When a writer decides to write raw with a delicate intensity, it changes me. I see the author unfold their story as if it is also my story. Nicole Lyons has put beauty into sadness and understanding into pain with The Lithium Chronicles
Volume Two. The vulnerability in her words will punch deep and make you want to wrap your arms around yourself.,
giving yourself the infinite hug you gladly deserve. Bravo to Nicole Lyons for writing something as important as bravery.
- Cheryl Churchill, Racing Ravens

Nicole Lyons makes me fall in love with all the darkest parts of myself that I once despised. She leaves no room for error, enabling me to look right into the heart of myself with the clearest of vision, and to ever so gently swim my way through her words that ultimately lead me back to who I am.
- Rachel Finch, Conversations With My Higher Self

Nicole Lyons weaves a seductive and truthful web of words that are impossible to run from. From pain, to pleasure, to absolute strength and power, this collection of poetry is a raw and honest example of how pain can leave us better than it found us.
- Caroline White, Chasing Myself

There's no greater feeling as a reader than when you connect to a writer's words. The Lithium Chronicles Vol. 2 does just that. Nicole Lyons always seems to pull you in with her poetry and prose. If you want real, honest, powerful writing, it's here on the pages where Nicole has so willingly bled her words.
- Jay Long, Timeless Chatter

There's a visceral raw energy to Lyons work that speaks of magic, nature, humanity and suffering as well as always, hope and beauty. The gift of grafting both extremes may come from her battle with light and darkness. She is a woman who cannot do things in halves. She must either burn out entirely or not at all. There is no fade in this poet, she's not middling, if you see the trees alight, it's she who's torched the forest.

- Candice Louisa Daquin, Pinch the Lock
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