Still Shines the Sun by P. A. Monson is an inspirational book packed with down-to-earth poetry and beautiful, natural photography. Written over a span of four decades, the book speaks to all ages. Inside the book you will find pathos and ponderings, struggles and strength, wisdom and wit . . . all with a deep understanding of the vulnerability we all face in this journey of life. Many of the poems are allegories and you will be able to discover your own truths hidden inside the story they tell. The photos, by themselves, will stir within you a feeling of familiarity, memories and home. They will soothe a weary soul or bring renewed pleasure to those who embrace the small joys of life. Whether you keep this book by your favorite chair, or give it as a gift to someone you want to lovingly encourage, it will be a favorite to return to, again and again.
P. A. Monson was born in San Francisco, California and raised in the Lake Minnetonka area of Minnesota; She later returned to California to raise her family in the beauty of the Sierra Mountains. Now retired, she lives in a small community that is set in both palouse farmland and pine forests of northern Idaho; There she has found the time and inspiration to continue to pursue her writing of fiction and poetry that she first learned to love as a young girl. Her first published book was Skin Deep ; it takes place in 2187. For more information, you may find it on Amazon.com...search for it using the authors name after the title. Still Shines the Sun is now her second published book. The author has five other book projects that are in various stages of completion and each one has a claim on her heart. They all take place in different eras, and each one has a variety of unforgettable characters, an unusual plot, and a facinating setting. P. A. Monson also pursues her love of photography, landscaping, and appreciation for the things of the past both historical studies and collecting vintage & antique items she uses in her 1937 Idaho home. For more information and an interactive blog, please visit her website at: pamonson.weebly.com