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Reviews for Heart of Fire

“I don't have a lot of time to read, but anytime I had five minutes, I couldn't wait to get back to this book. I'm ready to re-read it... It's that good.”  Sarah N.



“Anyone with self-esteem issues should read every word in this riveting and uplifting story.”   Heidi W


“This is a "can't put it down" book. From the beginning to end, I was mesmerized by the story of the author’s life. Her inner calling to take on the trauma of a childhood filled with pain and turn it into something beautiful is inspiring.”   Gena W.


“I picked up your book this morning. I figured I'd get a start on it before starting everything else I had to do today, and perhaps dig in to it more this weekend. So here I sit unshowered, teeth unbrushed, still in my nightie at 3pm!!! But I finished this book!!!!! It was awesome. LOVED it.”   Piper C


“You must read this book. It speaks directly to your heart. This beautifully written book has meaning for anyone that is scarred, physically, emotionally or mentally. Lesia shares her story with bravery and humility.”   Marge C

“I picked up Heart of Fire this morning and could not stop reading until I finished. In one day!! I didn't want it to end! I've never read such love, caring and courage Lesia shared!!!! I cried and laughed throughout reading this book!”  Carol Ann 


“What an amazing story. The journey this book takes you is heart-warming. It is so well written that as sad as it was at times she was able to lift you up as fast. I enjoyed every page written.”  Kathleen C


“I had started reading another book I was very interested in and a new friend gave me this book to read. I started on page one and I couldn’t put the book down. I was no longer interested in the other book and finished Heart of Fire in no time at all. It was captivating!”

“Such courage and strength. Once I picked up the book I couldn't put it down. I recommend it to everyone.”   Amazon review

“Loved this book. I read it in one day. I could not put it down. The story is amazing and inspirational.”

“A terrific read. Once I began reading Heart of Fire it was impossible to stop until I finished.” Nancy A.

“Hearts of Fire is an amazing book that will captivate you from the very first page and keep you turning the pages until the conclusion. I enjoyed it so much that I read it in one sitting, then months later took it on an airline flight to enjoy again.”   Annie R

“It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book in one day, but I seriously could not put this one down! This story will reach in and grab a part of you that is both tender and traumatic. Be prepared to laugh and cry over and over.”    Julie S


“A really inspirational book! A great story of personal triumph over heart breaking adversity. Her story is about more than her own survival but about helping others navigate the same hard road. A great read from start to finish!!”   Jeffery Exum


 “An incredible story of triumph over tragedy. This book is entirely gripping, a vulnerable account of a little girl who has blossomed into an extraordinary woman in every way.”   Antoinette W


“She is a masterful storyteller, devoid of self-pity, and you will be inspired by her courage, her ability to adapt, and her ability to reach beyond her own issues and problems to help change the lives of others.”  Dee Long


“This book is truly a page turner. It's written in a very journalistic and accessible style, and you immediately connect with the main character.”  Amazon reader



“What an incredible read...I couldn't put it down once I got started!!! There was sorrow mixed with humor but also showed the strength of perseverance and carrying on in life.”  Nancy W


“WOW!!!! Just WOW!! What a page turner...After reading this (in a short period of time) my whole view of the world has changed for the better.”    Christopher W.


“This book will bring you to tears, bring you to laughter and bring you inspiration. If you ever have a chance to hear her speak, run to be first in line! In this book, Lesia was open and honest thru its entirety.”   Linda Johnson


“This is the most bravest book I have ever read.”  John R


“Heart of Fire is a book that will inspire you. You will laugh and you will cry. This journey starts with a tragedy and ends in triumph.”   Janine L. 

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