Chaylene Harland - Birth of a Nova (Hardcover)


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A #1 Amazon Bestseller, Birth of a Nova by debut poet Chaylene Harland, has something for everyone. If you’ve ever wondered how to heal your childhood trauma and fall in love with yourself, this is the book for you. An evocative and empowering poetry collection, Birth of a Nova takes readers on a journey of self-discovery and reflection through the stages of life, from childhood to parenthood.

Broken into six sections – stardust in the making, lost in space, blackholes, catch a falling star, when worlds collide, and birth of a nova – the poems in this critically acclaimed book explore childhood, disability, trauma, heartbreak, falling in love, self-love, hope and parenthood. The result is a collection that emphasizes the beauty of discovering who you are and falling in love along the way.

Throughout the collection, poems are thoughtfully paired with beautiful illustrations from internationally recognized collage artist Rebecca Clouâtre. Each piece of work brings to life the essence of the words on the page.


‘You will laugh, you will cry, and you will feel everything in between, but you will finish the book with a smile on your face’. 5* reader review

‘Beautiful poetry that tells a story, so relatable and inspiring! Definitely worth reading. ‘ 5^ reader review

‘Poetry that brings life to the depths of a woman’s healing and empowerment from birth, love and life. Beautifully illustrated and eloquently written.’ 5* reader review.

‘The poetry of Chaylene is eloquent yet down to earth and forthright. The artwork is lovely. I can't wait to read more like this and to check out the author's music as well.’ 5* reader review

‘Beautifully written pieces with gorgeous illustrations, emotional and heartwarming.
I usually don’t read poetry cover to cover in one sitting but it was hard to put it down.’ 
5* reader review