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Walking With God For Over 50 Years
Price: Free! Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
In her final book, Georgia McCain, describes experiences in “Walking with God for More than 50 Years”, including God's leadership in Christian education and her writing of books, her call to minister rest home residents, God's healing touch, and support during the.death of a grandchild, etc. Her experiences show the impact of prayer and faith in making a difference in the lives of many
Trials and Triumphs
Price: Free! Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Prayer
The author, Georgia McCain, describes many of her experiences of her faith, including her conversion, hungering after holiness, struggles with Christian education of her children, the death of a grandchild, and calling to minister to rest home residents. Even though there were many trials, her experiences show the impact of prayer to achieve triumphs in making a difference in the lives of many.
Root of All Evil and Other Stories
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A book that is filled with short stories that will leave you in tears, filled with smiles and shaking your head in disbelief.
Ballerina Dreams: A Book for Children with Diabetes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
This is the story of Zippy, a young girl who falls in love with ballet. With hard work she dances all the way to her pointes and the leading role in the performance. But soon Zippy and her family learn that she has type 1 diabetes. Will she still be able to dance in the performance? Zippy proves that she can take care of herself and still live her passion.
The Sugarless Plum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For dancer Zippora Karz, a rising young star with the famed New York City Ballet, being diagnosed with diabetes could easily have ended all her dreams. The Sugarless Plum takes readers deep into the heart and soul of a young dancer, and is a remarkable testament to determination and perseverance.
Rise Up Shine On
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Rise Up, Shine On is based on a true story of resilience and hope. It is a must read for women who have endured different types of abuse, disappointment or heartbreak. Every woman will learn from these real life experiences, that you are not defined by your past. You can indeed, live your life by design and your past can make you a stronger individual.
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00)
“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
Two Geraniums A Symbol of Hope
Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Kelly Busch. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Essay » Literature
(5.00)
An Inspirational true story with the symbolism behind two geraniums that died and came back to life through my journey as a morphine addict. A story to give hope to the weary and show triumph through perseverance and seemingly bleak circumstances.
The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Naked Jane Bares All
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The 31-year-old newlywed is diagnosed with cancer and “cured” for 10 years until it recurs. Through slice-of-life vignettes, Jane reveals how to embrace life when you’re down for the count.