Gloria Lintermans’ Books

Sam: The Cat Without A Tail by Gloria Lintermans.

Sam: The Cat Without A Tail follows the trials of Sam, a young Manx cat with a soft, white puff of a tail.

As he discovers that he is indeed different from everyone around him, he learns and helps to teach the importance and beauty of diversity and self-worth.

5 Stars: Touched My Heart!

Sam: The Cat Without A Tail by Gloria Lintermans touched my heart. As a mother and grand-mother I think all parents and grand-parents should take the message in this book to heart and share this delightful, well written story with children of all ages.

Sam the cat, is a Manx kitten, which means he has a soft, white, cotton puff for a tail. It isn’t long before he becomes self-conscious that his tail is different from the tails of the cats coming into his yard.

Thinking that he is not welcome to curl up under the tree with his new friends, Sam retreats into isolation.

One day Sam finds out how smart, special and talented he really is and his despair turns to self-acceptance and the ability to join in on the activities around him.

The illustrations by Kristina Tosicare are remarkable. The truth within the story needs to be shared with all children. Any and all attempts to boost the self-esteem of children around us, is our adult responsibility.

Author Gloria Lintermans gives some much-needed advice for parents and grand-parents at the end of this book. I encourage you to pick this book up in print or e-book and share it with the children around you. It is a story for all times.

Please purchase “Sam: The Cat Without A Tail” to share its message with your grand-children. I hope Author Gloria Lintermans writes more books to help children and educate the adults around them.

Editorial Review (Book Marketing Global Network).

Product Details:
Hardcover: 36 Pages
Publisher: Blooming Twig Books (March 31, 2017)
Illustrations by Kristina Tosicare
Language: English
Reading Age: 3-7 years
Grade Level: Kindergarten-3
Grade Level: Preschool-3

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The Secrets to Stepfamily Success by Gloria Lintermans.

Revolutionary Tools to Create A Blended Family Of Support and Success.

“[Secrets for Stepfamily Success] is the most thorough work on step families I have seen… a handbook of great value for both professionals and stepfamily members in navigating the complex territory of stepfamily life.” -Joan Sarin, M.S., Founder, Stepfamily Solutions (

“This book is a valuable resource that I will recommend to everyone I meet who is either divorced and starting a new relationship or who is already part of a stepfamily.” -Natalie Franklin, Administrator, Life in a Blender.

“This is probably the most comprehensive book I’ve read in a very long time…. easy to read and to understand. I can definitely see this as a great tool for professionals working with step families as well and individuals and couples contemplating forming one.” -Claudette L. Chenevert, Stepfamily Life Coach, Coaching Steps, LLC

The secrets to Stepfamily Success offers tools that can significantly lower the alarming rate of step and blended family divorce, helping families evolve into highly nurturing, reliable refuges of warmth, safety, encouragement, strength, caring, and joy.

Step and blended families have a unique dynamic with which couples must cope, along with all the other normal challenges of life and marriage. See how these families differ in up to sixty structural and dynamic ways from typical intact biological families-including consisting of two co-parenting homes and ex-spouses-and learn how to successfully recognize and manage these challenges. For most couples, trying to build a successful remarriage can mysteriously bring out their deepest personal fears, longings, shames, and hopes.

The key to not only survival, but also living this journey well, begins with discovering opportunities to heal and to succeed; it is not about blame or badness. With the right preparation and resources, a multi-home step or blended family can be a stable and solid foundation for co-parents and children.

Product Details:
Paperback: 344 Pages
Publisher: Llumina Press (August 10, 2016)
Language: English
Self-Help (Divorce)

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The Newly Divorced Book Of Protocol by Gloria Lintermans.

How To Be Civil When You Hate Their Guts.

This book is an intimate look at divorce. It reveals what divorce tells us about ourselves, as well as delineating the important ins and outs of the legal process.

The Newly Divorced Book of Protocol avoids the psychobabble which often leaves us feeling confused and unsure. It is honed with a touch of humor to remind us that, in time, the sun will shine again.

In short, this book is an encyclopedia of practical, no-nonsense advice for successfully dealing with divorce problems.

Product Details:
Hardcover: 272 Pages
Publisher: Barricade Books (September 1, 1995)
Language: English
Self-Help (Divorce)

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The Healing Power Of Love by Gloria Lintermans and Marilyn Stolzman.

Transcending The Loss Of A Spouse To New Love.

The Healing Power of Love: Transcending the Loss of a Spouse to New Love is a collection of twelve beautifully and honestly told, uplifting and inspirational stories of new, loving relationships following the loss of a spouse or partner. Authors Lintermans and Stolzman recognize the life-affirming, vitally important, next step following mourning the loss of a spouse or partner. The often disquieting yet exhilaratingly overlap of grieving and finding new love can only unfold through a commitment to healthy grieving and the willingness to move forward.

Product Details:
Paperback: 216 Pages
Publisher: Champion Press (WI) (March 10, 2006)
Language: English
Self-Help: Grief and Bereavement

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The Healing Power Of Grief by Gloria Lintermans and Marilyn Stolzman Ph.D.

The Journey Through Loss To Life and Laughter.

“With insight and compassion, the authors lead readers through their grief and into a healed future of purpose and joy. For the bereaved, their family and friends who don’t know where to turn, these are the pages to turn to.” ― Eleanore Osborne, Daytona Beach News-Journal

A comforting, yet practical manual on grieving that combines the empathy of real-life storytelling with the candid advice of a renowned bereavement counselor.

The Healing Power of Grief is Gloria Lintermans’ exploration of the first two years following the death of her precious husband Rick, her real-life stories of mourning and healing offer up a book full of empathy, compassion, and community for any reader who might be going through a similar journey. It also features psychotherapist and bereavement counselor Dr. Marilyn Stolzman’s “five stage” sequence for healing:

  • Shock
  • Denial
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Adjustment

Included within the book is a 100+ page workbook, The Power of Thought, which guides readers through the time sequences of grief and healing. In The Healing Power of Grief, Gloria’s honest story combines with Dr. Stolzman’s practical vision to help readers find their way from loss and make life more bearable at last.

Product Details:
Paperback: 378 Pages
Publisher: Sourcebooks; 1st edition (March 10, 2006)
Language: English
Self-Help: Grief and Bereavement
Self- Help: Sociology Of Death (Grief, Bereavement, Love and Loss)

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Retro Chic by Gloria Lintermans.

A Guide To Fabulous Vintage and Designer Resale Shopping In North America.

The only comprehensive guide to shopping for vintage and designer resale, including:
* specific stores in all the major U.S. & Canadian cities
* favorite haunts of celebs and stylists
* Internet thrift shopping
* vintage expos across the continent
Whether you’re on a budget or ready to splurge on mint-condition Givenchy, this is your roadmap to the timeless cool of vintage HCing.

Product Details:
Paperback: 288 Pages
Publisher: Really Great Books (October 1, 2002)
Language: English
Reference Guide: (Antique, Collectible Textiles, Costumes, and Fashion Designers)

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About The Author:  Gloria Lintermans is an author and freelance writer. A former syndicated fashion columnist, her popular column, “Looking Great,” appeared in English and Spanish language newspapers across the U.S. from Hawaii to New York, and worldwide from Saudi Arabia to South America.

Lintermans is the author of THE SECRETS TO STEPFAMILY SUCCESS: Revolutionary Tools to Create a Blended Family of Support and Respect, THE HEALING POWER OF GRIEF: The Journey Through Loss to Love and Laughter, THE HEALING POWER OF LOVE: Transcending the Loss of a Spouse to New Love, THE CHEAP CHIC: A Guide to LA’s Resale Boutiques, the “ultimate guide to recycled fashion”, forerunner of RETRO CHIC: A Guide to Fabulous Vintage and Designer Resale Shopping in North America & Online  and The Newly Divorced Book of Protocol . A fashion editor and freelance writer, she has authored numerous articles on fashion and beauty, along with a wide range of timely topics for national and local magazines.

Lintermans has appeared on national and local radio and television talk shows across the county and enjoys a reputation as an articulate, warm, and knowledgeable guest. She has hosted her own “Looking Great with Gloria Lintermans” cable television and radio shows and is a popular lecturer and commentator.

Lintermans is a member of The Authors Guild, Inc., and S.A.G.- A.F.T.R.A. (Screen Actors Guild American Federation of Television & Radio Artists).

She believes that there is a great need for children to understand that it is our differences that make each of us special and this world a peaceful world in which to live.

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