Annie Bloom’s welcomes Portland author Chasity Glass, who presents her
the tail end of a five-year relationship, Chasity thought she knew what
love was – until she meets Anthony, the handsome video editor she works
with in a busy Hollywood office. Sparks fly as the two quickly become
flirty co-workers, sneaking in numerous emails, phone calls, and lunch
As their bond grows, we follow their blossoming relationship through
heartfelt emailed conversations. Soon, they are writing six to ten
emails a day to each other. They write back and forth about everything
and anything, getting to know each other and hiding nothing about
themselves. One email leading to the next, the two fall in love.
Then, just as love begins, Anthony is diagnosed with stage 3 cancer.
This story is more than a memoir. It is a conversation between Anthony
and Chasity against the backdrop of his diagnosis. even if i am.
includes personal emails, blog posts, audio interviews, images, and
music about their tenderhearted, often humorous, yet always emotional
What began as a genuine friendship became the love story of their lives.
With the healing power of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking and
the hope and wit that is Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love comes even
if i am. by Chasity Glass. This memoir offers self-discovery through
poignant and vulnerable prose, capturing the hearts of all those who
believe in the power of love.