Category: Press & Reviews

What It Means to Never Give UP: A True Story

On this program, Susan Spahn, who shares her brother’s story in her recently-released book, Never Give Up, is joined by her brother, Bill, who vividly recalls the day he dove off that pier and how that changed his life.


March 20, 2019 0

Sharyn Alden Review

Susan Spahn’s beautifully written account of the true story told in her book, Never Give Up is nearly impossible to put down.


March 18, 2019 0

Sun Prairie native writes miraculous recovery story

“I loved my parents, my brother and sisters before the accidents, but never thought about why,” Spahn said. “During the process of helping Bill walk again, we rallied around what needed to be done; we never looked back”.


December 7, 2018 0

“Never Give Up” Finalist in Beverly Hills Books Awards

“Never Give Up” was a finalist in the 6th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards.


November 5, 2018 0

“Never Give Up” is B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree

An extremely moving and true life-account of Billy, a boy who struggles to overcome the shocking realization of never being able to walk again, after diving into shallow water and breaking his neck and in an instant of careless misjudgement, becoming a quadriplegic. On a typical childhood day, when what should have been a happy…
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October 30, 2018 0

Sun Prairie Media Center Interview

Watch an interview with author Susan Spahn on Sun Prairie’s KSUN.  


October 5, 2018 0

Drumlin Ridge Winery Signing Event

The Isthmus Susan L. Spahn, Never Give Up, will be at Dumlin Ridge Winery, 6600 River Road, Waunakee, WI  53597 on September 24, 2017 from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  Winner of the 2017 B.R.A.G. (Book Readers Appreciation Group) and 2017 Finalist in the Indie Excellence Book Awards for New Non-Fiction Self Published book. True-life account of…
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September 24, 2017 0

Postmaster’s book celebrates faith, perseverance

Waunakee Tribune Roberta Baumann When Susan Spahn was in high school, her 12-year-old brother, Billy Spahn, dove off of a pier, broke his neck and was paralyzed. He nearly drowned. The athletic boy dreamed of becoming a Green Bay Packer, and though doctors assumed he would never walk again, his family never gave up on…
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September 17, 2017 0