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Good Riddance; Cynthia Copeland

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Good Riddance, is a new graphic novel memoir by Cynthia Copeland, who has previously written "just" novels on parenting. Cynthia Copeland and her husband were married for eighteen years and have three kids before she found out something about her husband that led to their divorce. While the subject of divorce is just about never going to be a happy story, the experiences and emotions that Cynthia Copeland shares in Good Riddance, serve as an excellent cautionary tale for anyone in a relationship, regarding not taking the other person for granted, watching for warning signs, how to make this as painless as possible for the kids, and what to do going forward. And though Cynthia Copeland recounts the sadness and disappointments that getting a divorce entails, she also interjects a good amount of humor and hope.

A marriage proposal at Alternate Reality Comics!

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 As many of  you already know who follow my Alternate Reality Comics Facebook page, today I and my store got to play host to a lovely couple proposing and accepting said marriage proposal! I'm making this Ich Liebe Comics entry for those of you who don't do the Facebook thang and because I'm still giddy with excitement for Lewis Cleland and Amy Cook and that I got to be a big part in the next phase of their lives!
Here's how this happened: Lewis has been exchanging emails with me about the possibility of proposing in my store and of course I said yes because it sounded like a fun time! They're from London and had planned this trip to Vegas for some time. Lewis had an Iron Man arc reactor commissioned that actually lit up and has the inscription: "Proof that Lewis Cleland has a heart" written upon it. They arrived here in Vegas last night and this morning at just after 10am, Lewis arrived by taxi to set up the reactor and then go back to the Venetian to pi…