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I honestly couldn’t put it down!

I knew a little of your background, but just wow. It is incomprehensible to me how much you went through and have over come. I don’t know how you did it. I’m in total awe and admiration. Thanks so much for putting your story into writing!❤️ I also have to tell you that I have always been an avid reader, but since Alex died almost 8 years ago (!) I have not been able to sit and focus on a book. Yours was the first that I have finished in all those years. I’ve tried to read many times, but for whatever reason, I couldn’t get into anything. Thanks for bringing the joy of reading back to me! Lisa Kelly Nahatis

An incredible journey, from start to finish

“Taxi to America” takes you on an incredible journey, not only to destinations, but also on a personal introspective of the author’s awe-inspiring life. A must read

5.0 out of 5 stars. Compelling!

Taxi to America is an inspired novel about Stella's journey from Thessaloniki to Boston. Orphaned at age 10 and separated from her sister, it is with grit and resilience that Stella finds happiness and peace. A page turner as you root for Stella also learn about Greek culture and historical influences. Enjoy. Pat Burke

I was hooked right from the opening

Stella shares her riveting, true story while giving historical tidbits throughout the journey—making this book both entertaining and educational. Stella illustrates for women of all ages how meeting obstacles head on and staying focused will indeed shape them into better, stronger humans Heartbreaking, Inspiring Adoption Story

Great read

I would recommend it to everyone. After you read it you will know why Stella is such a special and strong person.

Beautifully written memoir

Covering the span of her early childhood in Northern Greece through adulthood in America, Stella takes you on a journey of unspeakable loss, resilience, and strong family bonds. Taxi to America is a gripping account of triumph over adversity….I couldn’t put it down… a must read!!! Joan LePage

Great Read

With determination and resilience, the orphaned Stella, makes her way from Greece to the US. Her memoir is inspiring and offers us both insights into her resilience and determination and also Greek culture and history. Well done and excellent book group choice.


You won't want this book to end! You'll find yourself completely drawn into this sweeping narrative. • Inspirational, Emotional, Couldn't Put It Down, Cultural… Tim Brown