Norfolk, VA Author Publishes New Book

May 27, 2012   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) Laughter and Heartache: The Ups and Downs of Love, a new book by Platinum Alexiss, has been released by RoseDog Books.

Laughter and Heartache: The Ups and Downs of Love is a brilliant work of poetry. It is relevant to every generation and is easily identifiable with every audience. Laughter and Heartache reaches to the core of the human experience, heart and mind and lives there. This work is a must-have for those who enjoy nestling up to a good read. The poems are touching and unforgettable. Some of them will lift you up, and some will make you think, but all of them will assure you that you are understood.

The poems in this collection are intimate communications to every reader. They are conceived out of personal revelations of the laughter and heartache that is coupled with love and common to all of humanity. Laughter and Heartache will alleviate your mind and liberate your heart. It will befriend you through both the painless and the arduous times in life. When it comes to poetry, Laughter and Heartache: The Ups and Downs of Love is just what the doctor ordered.

About the Author

Platinum Alexiss was born in Warren, Ohio. She is the youngest of three girls and the second youngest of four children. She remained in Warren until graduating high school and leaving for college. After studying at the University of Toledo in Toledo, OH, Platinum relocated to Virginia, where she now lives and pursues her film degree. She is a loving mother to her young daughter. As a poet, Platinum is dedicated to her craft, and she is a captivating author who has many more works to come.

Laughter and Heartache: The Ups and Downs of Love is a 52-page paperback with a retail price of $6.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-8705-1. It was published by RoseDog Books of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information or to request a review copy, please visit our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at
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