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Mark your calendars! Get ready to enjoy a free, online book launch this coming Sunday, November 22nd at 7:30 PM Pacific Time.

This is a virtual event, which you can attend from your phone or computer no matter what part of the world you live in. All you need to do is sign up here NOW: Once you register, you will receive a link to access the event.

The book that is being launched is none other than CHOOSE TO PREVAIL, authored by communications expert and Heart of Hollywood Magazine Editor Sandy Rodriguez.

This exciting launch, produced by the Heart of Hollywood Motion Pictures team, will be streamed live from Burbank, California. The event will feature signature drink recipes, giveaways, Q and A's and more! Author Sandy Rodriguez will be joined by special guests including wine and spirits consultant Angelo Rivas, actor and podcaster Will Tomi (Rethinq podcast), writer and podcaster Godwin Chan (Digital Introverts podcast), and former MTV Marketing Director Juan Meyer, currently CEO of lifestyle website En Cinco. Also present will be Michael Molinski, Senior Editor at Investor's Business Daily and editor of CHOOSE TO PREVAIL, along with financial expert Alain Romero, who will discuss a project that will appeal to many CHOOSE TO PREVAIL readers. Original music for the event was composed by Eva Luna, whose song "Ahora" got in the preliminary round for a Latin Grammy, and rocker Roberto C. Tejada.

This will be a launch like no other for a book like no other in its category.


Prepare to feel an increase in your self-confidence and your sense of inner peace as you leaf through Choose to Prevail. If you are plagued by worries, insecurities, or problems in general, here you will find ways to prevail over whatever is causing you grief. Communications expert Sandy Rodriguez suggests reframing challenges, while taking practical measures to support your goals. You will discover: Benefits of letting others see unusual sides of your personality Why extremely sad thoughts are the antidote to everyday annoyances Reasons a tiny apartment helped tenants attract a spouse A time-management technique that could save you money How the author overcame fear of public speaking literally overnight Why having haters could be flattering Ideas to minimize existential angst and nagging thoughts Why it's not necessarily vain or superficial to care about your appearance How to reinvent yourself at any age using the power of words This is not your average motivational book. The author's viewpoints come from the heart and are often out of the ordinary. She offers ideas that are different from what you will find elsewhere.

Choose to Prevail was given Five Stars by Readers’ Favorite, one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among book review and book award contest companies.


"Sandy Rodriguez packs a lot of wisdom into her slim book. Reading Choose to Prevail is like having coffee with a kind, insightful and endlessly patient friend." Eric Weiner, Author of Several Best-Selling Books, Including The Geography of Bliss and, Most Recently, The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers. "The self-help book we need in these tough times. Witty, realistic, resourceful, surprising and funny. The advice you need to take life on and not look back." Juan Meyer, Former Marketing Director at MTV and Discovery Networks; Current CEO of Lifestyle Website En Cinco. "This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to leave fear behind and achieve all of his or her goals." Alain Sefchovich, Sony Pictures Releasing International Publicity. "Sandy has been able to adapt to her circumstances and make the most out of any opportunity... [and is] ready to share her knowledge and empower others." Mayra Mangal, Editor and Head Writer, People en Español Magazine.

"The author makes spot-on observations about people's behavior... you can't help but think she is describing you."

BookTrib. "The paths Sandy has walked on throughout her many lives are the roadmap for us to understand how to move away from obstacles...Perhaps her footprints will lead you to stomp down the road with more confidence and energy.”

Manuel Álvarez, Former MTV, BBC, NBC, Sony, Univision & Discovery Creative; Award-winning Social Issues Documentary Maker; Storyteller.

"Choose to Prevail is an extremely insightful book and I am confident that I will be reading it more than just once. With so many challenges and uncertainties that lie ahead in today's terrifying world, it is a breath of fresh air... I wholeheartedly recommend Choose to Prevail to all readers aged 15 and over." Readers' Favorite, Reviewed by Australian Writer Rosie Malezer, Domestic Violence Survivor and Author of Change Your Name and Disappear: A Terrifying True Tale of Survival, and How to Be Deaf.

WHERE TO BUY Choose to Prevail is available in paperback and/or e-book versions on all major platforms, such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple Books, and Walmart eBooks. Signed copies may be purchased exclusively through


Bilingual communications expert Sandy Rodriguez writes on topics ranging from finance to entertainment for different media outlets in both the U.S. and Mexico. She appears as a host in videos for lifestyle website En Cinco and multimedia company Heart of Hollywood Motion Pictures.

Sandy is a former editorial coordinator for Mexican newspaper Reforma, one of the most influential publications in Latin America, and has translated tens of books from English to Spanish for major publishing houses. These include medical, self-help, and business books, novels, and titles focused on spirituality or personal growth by popular authors such as Louise Hay, Nick Vujicic, and Neale Donald Walsch.

Multifaceted Sandy, who once took part in a prestigious fellowship program for international journalists at Seoul National University in South Korea, currently lives in Los Angeles, where she works as a certified court interpreter. She is a fitness enthusiast, burgeoning artist, and amateur winemaker.

Author Sandy Rodriguez wearing Choose To Prevail Shirt Photograph: Dan Frenkel

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