Author Lillian Powell’s new book “Against the Tide” is captivating and heart-wrenching as a young girl struggles on her quest to overcome insurmountable obstacles.

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Recent release “Against the Tide” from Page Publishing author Lillian Powell is an enthralling and powerful depiction of the real struggle to rise above poor circumstances to achieve the American dream.

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Lillian Powell has completed her new book “Against the Tide”: a beautiful tale of a young girl's challenge to herself to rise out of poverty and pain to provide a better life for her young son.

Lillian was born in the south where she grew up with the understanding that storytelling is a mixture of art, information, and entertainment. She is a true believer that it only takes a whisper of truth and a moment of thought to make a great story if you’ve got the right Southerner telling it. Lillian writes from the heart and has a message that inspires everyone who reads her work. She takes stories drawn from her past experiences and artfully blends them with pure imagination to make characters come alive for every reader. "Against the Tide" will take you on an epic journey that spans less than 18 months and covers less than 30 miles, but it will feel like an entire lifetime. Lillian lives with her husband and her two best friends, Princess and Kitty. She enjoys working crosswords and a good game of Scrabble, but her favorite pastime is spending time with her family and friends. She is currently working on her next novel.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Lillian Powell’s narrative weaves a beautiful tapestry depicting the challenges and breakthroughs associated with trying to overcome the most difficult of situations.

“Against the Tide” is the story of a young girl’s struggle to achieve the goal she had always hoped and prayed for, yet could only imagine... a normal life. Mimi faces seemingly insurmountable obstacles; poverty, physical abuse, teen marriage, motherhood, not to mention the opposition of her own family. But she is more than determined that her young son, Adam, will not grow up in a world where these behaviors are not only tolerated, but considered normal. Mimi knows, as a teenaged mother, she doesn’t have all the answers and isn’t even sure what some of the questions should be but she takes comfort in the two words that everyone who knows her has always used to describe her - smart and stubborn. Those particular traits may have irritated her grandparents, parents, and teachers, not to mention her husband, but Mimi thought if she could just be smart enough to find the answers she needed and stubborn enough to stick it out when things got tough, she could get herself and Adam out of the neighborhood and the life that went with it. She only hoped that once she did, she could figure out how to build a better life on the other side. Mimi knew what it took to survive the world she was in, had an inkling of what it might take to get out, but had absolutely no idea what came after that. She could only pray she would know what to do when the time came and be able to find the courage to do it. So she closed her eyes, took a deep breath . . . and dove in.

Lillian can be reached at mimispostoffice(at)gmail(dot)com

Readers who wish to experience this moving work can purchase“Against the Tide” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional New York based full-service publishing house that handles all of the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes and the like. Its roster of authors can leave behind these tedious, complex and time consuming issues, and focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at

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