Kirkus Reviews Magazine

Kirkus Reviews Magazine listed The Only Me as one of the top indie books of 2022 in the December 15, 2022 edition. Less than 10% of indie authors are selected for this honor. I couldn’t be more thrilled!

Minnesota Parent

Local Spotlight: Meet Marissa Bader, local children’s book author How does your book inspire parents and their children? I truly hope my book inspires parents to accept and honor their children for the unique individuals they are, and for children to embrace their individuality, recognize their incredible strengths (and realize how much they have to […]

LitPick Review

A 5-star review from LitPick “When people think of twins, they often think of people who look and act alike. Some see twins as exactly the same person, but everyone is unique, no matter if they’re a twin or not. In this meaningful picture book, The Only Me, by Marissa Bader, we are introduced to […]

Kids Picture Book Review

Children’s Book Author Interview with Marissa Bader of “The Only Me” When did you become a children’s book author? Recently! The Only Me is my first children’s book, though I’ve been a writer for a very long time. Writing a children’s book has been a goal of mine ever since I was a little girl, however. Do […]

The Only Me on Fox 9 Good Day

I am so grateful to FOX 9 Good Day for having me on their show this morning to chat about The Only Me. I’m having such a wonderful time sharing the message that it’s so important to treat our children — and everyone! — as their own, unique people. We are all individuals with our […]

Fox 9 Good Day

A new children’s book is teaching kids about confidence and being themselves. Marissa Bader is the author of “The Only Me,” providing a great lesson as the school year begins.

TC Jewfolk

New Children’s Book Shows How Twins Have Their Own Identities Marissa Bader has been writing and editing pieces on parenting for several years, but her latest writing covers a topic that hits very close to home: her three children, and in particular, her 6-year-old twin daughters. “I was working on an article last year about […]

The Only Me on the News

It was so much fun to talk with news anchors Heather Brown and A.J. Hilton this morning on WCCO’s Mid-Morning news about my new children’s book, The Only Me (available now on Amazon!). Check it out!

The Only Me – Now Available!

I’m thrilled to share that my children’s book, The Only Me, is now available for purchase via Amazon! This has truly been my passion project over the last year, and I’m so eager to share this story about a little girl, who happens to be a fraternal twin, yearning to be seen as her her […]