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Dr. Finelli-Genovese (writing as S. Finelli) is passionate about writing, illustrating, and inspiring readers with her series, Life Books, LLC.    She hopes to share her insights on some of life’s lessons and influence young adults around the globe.


Each of these books has received a Mom's Choice Award:

  • Life's Amusement Park in 2010

  • Life's Classroom in 2014

  • Life's Ocean in 2016

  • Life's Garden in 2017

  • Life's Feathers in 2018

  • Life's Desert in 2019

  • Life's Jungle in 2021

  • Fairy Tale Trails 2022

Life Books is honored to be recognized for excellence in family-friendly media!


Susan worked as an educator in public schools for over 15 years.  She is an experienced curriculum facilitator and is an active instructional coach for PreK-higher education teachers and administrators. Susan is currently a professor at Baldwin Wallace University in the field of educational technology.


In Susan's free time, she enjoys cooking and has followed a vegetarian diet for over 35 years. She believes in a holistic approach to health and happiness. She deeply enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and the unconditional love of her Boxer, Cleo.  More than ever, she realizes how precious our time on earth really is and that being mindful of this every day is what makes life blessed.

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Check out S. Finelli's storytelling book Fairy Tale Trails!  This is a unique literary genre for her and holds great possibilities for the imagination!
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