Books by Sherry Brantley


Who would have thought that a basic eye alignment problem could cause a person to be miserable or disabled? Yet that is exactly what is happening with Vertical Heterophoria (VH), a visual condition where there is a slight vertical image misalignment which causes headaches, dizziness, anxiety, neck pain and reading difficulties. Using techniques developed by Dr. Debby Feinberg and her colleagues, patients are fit with prism eyeglass lenses that realign the images, resulting (on average) in an 80% reduction of symptoms. Through this collaborative project with Dr. Debby Feinberg and Dr. Mark Rosner, Sherry was given the unique opportunity to help share the stories of those suffering from VH. This book details their difficult journey through life and the medical system, and their recovery and return to health using just a simple pair of properly prescribed prism lenses.

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Vision Specialists of Michigan


best-of-friends‘BEST OF FRIENDS’
What happens when a family death wreaks havoc among siblings? What would you do if the ‘peace-maker’ of the family suddenly loses control? If the opportunity arose, would you agree to simply ‘burn the will,’ sell the estate and split the proceeds? What would be your response when calling the cops and being told: “We’re not coming out, unless there are bullets flying and bodies to count?” Elizabeth Caliente is faced with such propositions in Sherry Brantley’s debut novel, ‘Best of Friends,’ which has won two national awards for “Best Fiction of the Year!” As one reviewer puts it: “Meet the ‘Fabulous Five,’ as ‘Best of Friends’ takes readers on a whirlwind excursion among five friends. Though often humorous, the ride is filled with lessons on friendship, family dynamics and strong relationships! You’ll love connecting with the members of the ‘Fabulous Five,’ as they deal individually and collectively with the drama that surrounds them!”

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In this much-anticipated prequel to the ‘Best of Friends’ book, readers will learn how the ‘Fabulous Five’ group was formed in their youth, and uncover the mystery of the ‘Secret of the Blanket.’ A secret so shocking, that each of them declare it shall never be repeated–or alluded to, to anyone outside of their close-knit group, no matter what. What happens to their friendship once they come together to reveal the truths of their painful pasts? Truths they vowed to keep forever sealed? And what will be the ultimate consequences of the sharing of these truths? Will they be able to maintain their vow of secrecy and sustain their friendship? Or will the magnitude of what they’ve shared with one another, in addition to what they’ve stumbled upon, wreak untold havoc with the group? Join the women as they discover who they are, and what they’re truly made of! ‘Before Best of Friends’ includes an excerpt from the books’ final trilogy, “Still Best of Friends.” You won’t want to miss out on the upcoming, heart-pounding finale!

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Sherry Brantley was a divorced parent of three young girls. As she describes it: “I was homeless, jobless, car-less and clueless, but thankfully not hopeless. Her Personal Belief: We all have a Spiritual, Personal Power. We have always possessed this power. The Power is within us. All of us—without exception. We can learn to tap into this power on a daily basis, to begin to make positive choices in how our lives should go, resulting in the changes in our lives that we would like to accomplish. It is a Universal Law that states: ‘What you focus on in life, you expand in your life.’ Topics include: Clarifying Your Destiny, Learn the Two Steps to Gaining Spiritual Understanding, Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Tithing—But Were Afraid to Ask, Identifying Your Unique Gifts and More!

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Features a collection of poetry done over a period of several years, reflecting the different stages we all experience while on this journey we call life. From happy, to not-so-happy, from being excited and hopeful, to feelings of disappointment and what some may term as ‘challenging,’ you’ll discover within it’s pages, the myriad of feelings we all share, from Spiritual elation to emotional deflation.



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As a former parenting instructor for Michigan State University’s ‘Building Strong Families’ program, as well as a Conflict Resolutionist and Parenting Instructor for the Eaton County School District in Michigan, Sherry Brantley has had over 12 years of assisting parents to develop positive parenting skills and techniques. To be sure, not everything works on all children at all times. There will never be a program that achieves that elusive goal. But successful parents know it is a combination of techniques used consistently and over a period of time that yield the best results. Though it is geared towards the divorcing parent, parents who are enjoying marital bliss will find tidbits of wisdom they can implement as well. In that regard, this book is an equal opportunity parenting guide!


Seven Successful Strategies For Divorced Parents’
Topics Include:

  • Simple Solutions to Finding Common Ground
  • Conflict Resolution: Rules In Action
  • Reveals The ‘Five Fatal Hidden Negatives’ We Teach Our Children In The Areas of:
    • Health
    • Finances
    • Relationships
    • Education
  • Living Vicariously Through Our Children
  • Tips to Assist Children/Teens to Develop Healthy Friendships
  • Checklist For Confident Parenting!

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KIM WORTHY: After her one and only betrayal to Dale, will Kim be able to maintain a relationship that had initially been built on trust? Or has Dale reached his ‘point of no return’ and discovered there is no ‘point in returning? What will the revelation of Kim’s long-kept secret cost her?
KIONA STONE: Kiona was well aware from the start to follow her intuition and ‘do the right thing.’ But she chose differently. Now with the stakes as high as they’ll ever be, will she find the courage to come clean with Wayne and the members of the ‘Fabulous Five’ and release herself from her own guilt? Or will she ultimately decide one lie is worth taking to her grave?
ANGELA JACKSON: A.J. sincerely tried over the years to keep her ‘Vicious Vicki’ persona semi-hidden, deep within. ‘But,’ she reasons to herself; ‘being truthful is a thankless and lonely job but dammit, somebody’s gotta do it!’ When bringing the truth to the
forefront for the members of the ‘Fabulous Five,’ will A.J.’s alter-ego cost all of them the extraordinary friendship which they’ve cultivated over the years?
QUINEETA DAVIS: Quineeta is shocked to discover just where her precious necklace was found. ‘The only place on earth that she wouldn’t be able to explain.’ How will this information affect the members of the ‘Fabulous Five’ and more importantly, how will they each survive such a discovery?
ELIZABETH CALIENTE`: With the uncovering of the ‘lost necklace’ bearing Elizabeth’s full name, will she be able to maintain her innocence, or will the circumstantial evidence found at the site of the ‘Dastardly Duke Discovery’ prove to be more than she’s able to handle? And what about the other members of the ‘Fabulous Five’ also sworn to a lifetime of secrecy surrounding this event? Will they be able to maintain their vow of secrecy and anonymity or will the media frenzy put an end to that?

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