Introducing Nova Scotia author Barbara Carter. She has several memoirs to her credit: Floating in Saltwater, Balancing Act, Loose Gravel and a book of poetry Sad Girl, Bad Girl, and I. Her Most recent memoir, Ain’t Easy, was released in July. In this interview, she shares a little bit about it.
1) What is the title of your recent book? Is it a series, what genre is it and is it suitable for all ages?
My latest book is Ain’t Easy, a memoir of looking for love in all the wrong places.
This is book 4 in a series of memoirs that I’m working on. Each book can be read as a stand alone, or in sequence.
Most of my readers have started from the beginning and anxiously wait for the next book. Each book has a certain focus and theme and suitable for an adult audience.
2) In a few sentences, tell us a little about the book. Give us a glimpse of the plot without giving away any spoilers.
In the 1970s, a seventeen-year-old woman thinks she’s found the man of her dreams—a thirty-four-year old man. But when he turns out not to be the man she thought he was she tries to find love and happiness elsewhere. But it turns out not being so easy and she ends up losing herself to men and addiction, and ultimately must face the part she plays in creating her own misery.
This book is also about double sexual standards.