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April 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Xiomara Martinez


April 13, 2018
8:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134


This is the inspiring true story of a woman who has witnessed verbal and violent physical abuse from an alcoholic father; has witnessed and been a part of the suffering of those fleeing Cuba to find a better life for themselves and their families. A memoir that bears witness to her personal emotional and physical tragedies yet also bears witness to Hope and God’s great Love.

Despite all that beset her, she never wavered in the darkness, always moving forward; believing in herself and her fate, knowing that her path was lit by the glow of faith within and God’s light above and beyond.

She shares her story to inspire others to overcome the obstacles in their own lives and to see the path that the Almighty has set before them. She hopes to inspire her reader to discover hope for themselves and see the light of God’s Mercy and Love. 

About the Author:

Xiomara Martinez is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and creator of the CHIME Network (Change, Hope, Inspire, Motivate and Empower) that inspires women and young adults. The owner of HomeX Décor, a successful home design and staging company, she has written newspaper and magazine columns on decorating as well as produced and hosted “El Show de Xiomara Martinez” on Telemundo and Univision. She made a harrowing escape from Cuba, overcame an abusive childhood, and personal and physical challenges to become a successful businessperson, and through it all never lost sight of the role God has played in her life. Her memoir, A Light Above and Beyond, recounts her journey and her faith, and hopes to inspire others to find their own faith and strength to overcome their problems and become triumphant.