I Love You More Than Coffee – Pre-Order Today!



I Love You More Than Coffee, a gift book for parents who love coffee a lot and their kids (a little) more, will be available in bookstores and online September 1, 2020, just in time for the holiday shopping season!

Pre-order your copy here:

Chop Suey Books


Mascot Books


Barnes & Noble

Praise for I Love You More Than Coffee:


“Warm, wise, and easy to read, this collection of essays is a primer for parenthood that will charm your soul.”

-Karen Schwartzkopf, editor, Richmond Family Magazine


“Melissa’s thought-provoking collection blends humor with heart to tell the compelling narrative of motherhood, a narrative that is both personal and universal and will stick with you long after reading it.”

-Lindsay A. Chudzik, editor-in-chief at Feels Blind Literary


“As a soon-to-be first-time mom, it’s nice to read a book about having kids that is really relatable. Melissa Face’s essay collection is exactly what I need at this stage in my life and something that anyone who is a parent will absolutely love.”

-Kris Perelmutter, author and television personality


“An honest, heartwarming, and hilarious look at motherhood. If you’re about to be a mother, in the trenches, or looking back, this is the perfect book for you.”

-Elizabeth Varel, editor, Parhelion Literary Magazine


“…Melissa normalizes the bad days and shares her joy in the best parts of motherhood. I cried, I laughed, and I related completely to every single story.”

-Leslie Moore, editor, Strand Media Group


Book Press:

Progress-Index Substitute Teaching During Pandemic

Mother’s Day Literary Care Package

Progress-Index Historic Farmers Bank

The Dragon’s Lair – ARGS Magazine – January 2020

Life in Ten Minutes Press Interview 11/18/2019







“Melissa’s style of writing is refreshing and funny. Her work is so good that she has quickly become one of Publishing Syndicate’s most favorite writers.”

-Dahlynn McKowen

CEO, Publisher and Creator of Not Your Mother’s Books

“refreshing and funny…”

“Melissa Face is a wonderful writer and a frequent contributor to Chicken Soup for the Soul. I feel as if I know her personally through her storytelling.”

D’ette Corona

VP, Assistant Publisher

Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC

“…I feel as if I know her personally…”