More About the Author
Amy Asbury is the author of five books, the latest out in 2015. She is a recent breast cancer survivor, a lover of all things pop culture. She is a collector of candy, toys and vintage advertising and her favorite places to be are bookstores and antique shops. She adores the following things in no order: Retro Saturday Morning Cartoons (complete with a bowl of Fruity Pebbles), really strong coffee, 1940s Big Band music, campfires, Christmas trees, and baby bunnies. She still plays tennis and loves to Boogie Board in the ocean.
Amy loves cool packaging, design, and illustrations and is always on the lookout for new inspiration. Her favorite writers are Truman Capote, J.D. Salinger, Mary McCarthy, E.B. White, & Judy Blume and she loves finding new authors to read. She loves the films of Martin Scorsese, Sophia Coppola, and P.T. Anderson and will always appreciate the old Hitchcock films. She hopes to make a documentary film one day, on what, she is not quite sure.
Amy can't wait to be eighty-five years old with a turban, mu-mu and a little monkey on her shoulder, she insists she will be joyous and colorful at all times, and may even take up smoking just so she can use one of those long cigarette holders. These days she is very involved in her community and looks to empower women and girls as best she can. She currently lives just outside of Los Angeles with her husband and son.
Ice Cream: Mint Chip= HAS TO BE GREEN, no white. What is that all about?!
Comfort Food: Tater Tots, lots of salt
"The most important thing is to be whoever you are without shame"
"Keep true to the dreams of thy youth. "
Sunshine, masses of flowers, pastels, stacks of books, pineapple, the Annie soundtrack, The Beach Boys, Mad Men, Fast Company Magazine, Vintage book covers, gorgeous animation- not all of this computerized nonsense, old ice-cream parlors, libraries, office supplies
Traffic, crowds, loud high pitched noises, dogs licking between my toes
What is something we might not know about you?
I do affirmations and meditate as often as I can, I think it is important to get your brain in the right spot to accept good things. I love to take care of people and make things homey and comfy for my family. I try to make holidays absolutely magical.