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Reviews of memoirs and autobiographies.  Memoirs  are about part of a life where as an autobiography is the chronological telling of a life from childhood to adulthood/old age.



Author
Randy Rossi

Publisher
Nightengale Press

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The Last Man to Live the Real American Dream

This is the story of the original American Dream, what being a man used to be, and the extremes that used to be celebrated in America. It is a story of the son of an Italian immigrant from Chicago and a Daughter of the American Revolution from the farm. It is about growing up in both cultures and the exciting extremes to be found in both.......



Author
Carl David

Publisher
Nightengale Press

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Bader Field

Carl David is the third generation of a four-generation family art business in Philadelphia. He is the author of Collecting & Care of Fine Art published by Crown in 1981. His article about Martha Walter, an American Impressionist painter (1875-1976), was published in the American Art Review in May 1978 Mr.......



Author
Sharon Wallace

Publisher
Modern History Press

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Surviving a House Full of Whispers

Sharon suffered continual physical and sexual abuse from her stepfather for seven years. Unfortunately, no one would listen to her or believe her story. At age 16, she finally finds the courage to flee from her tormenters. Social Services find her the first of a string of temporary jobs between which she criss-crosses England trying to find a safe haven.......



Author
Deborah McCloskey

Publisher
Loving Healing Press

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Addiction--What's Really Going On?: Inside a Heroin Treatment Program

Addiction: What's Really Going On? contains powerful true-life stories woven together to form a tapestry filled with pain, joy, defeat, and success. The entire book is molded around Deborah McCloskey's heartfelt desire for her clients to be free of drugs.......



Author
Victor R. Volkman

Publisher
Modern History Press

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Authors Access: 30 Success Secrets for Authors and Publishers

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Author
Alice Rene

Publisher
IUniverse

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Becoming Alice: A Memoir

Strongly recommended a deftly written memoir that will hold the reader's rapt attention from beginning to end.-Midwest Book Review"Her ability to authentically capture the bewilderment and pain of dislocation through a child's eyes ? including the disharmony in her immediate family ? makes for engaging reading that will resonate with young adults everywhere.......



Author
Nancy Yuktonis Solak

Publisher
CreateSpace

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A Footpath in Umbria: Learning, Loving & Laughing in Italy

Being a homebody, Nancy never would have spent a year in Italy had it not been for her husband's wanderlust.

The couple didn't go there to buy or restore a house or to heal a trauma from the past. As ordinary boomers, they simply wanted to experience "The Dream" - to live in Italy. They settled down in traditional Umbria, just east of Tuscany.......



Author
Dr. Simon Hezekiah Kohein

Publisher
Tate Publishing

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The Battle for One Elect

The creature Satan has declared War on Almighty God. We are the prize. The evil one honors no convention; he wants you in Hell. Our Sovereign Father has provided for our free will and will not break integrity. Who is making decisions? Who is our defender? Dr. Kohein was born in Israel in 1944.......



Author
Claire M. Perkins

Publisher
Intuitive Journey Press

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The Deep Water Leaf Society

The Deep Water Leaf Society: Harnessing the Transformative Power of Grief

Author Claire Perkins is a mother who embarks on a remarkable journey of awakening after her eldest son - whose lifelong struggle with ADHD has stripped him of self-esteem and left him addicted to crystal meth - dies in jail at age 26.......



Author
Janine Talty, DO

Publisher
Energy Psychology Press

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Indigo Awakening: A Doctor's Memoir of Forging an Authentic Life in a Turbulent World

Dr. Janine Talty, today a successful osteopathic physician, as a child found herself bewildered by a world full of challenges that she could not understand. She felt isolated, unable to cope with the regular life issues that other children managed easily.......



Author
Carl David

Publisher
Nightengale Press

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"BADER FIELD" (A Journey Of Love, Forgiveness & Acceptance")

Carl David is the third generation of a four-generation family art business in Philadelphia. He is the author of Collecting & Care of Fine Art published by Crown in 1981. His article about Martha Walter, an American Impressionist painter (1875-1976), was published in the American Art Review in May 1978 Mr.......



Author
Paul MacLean

Publisher
Infinity Publishing

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Trona to Austin: How Life Snuck Up on Me

Desert sands smoothed Paul s way into an unplanned life. His latching onto a sweetheart, plunging into college and raising a family en route to unexpected mid-life renewal is told with humor and grace......



Author
Dillan Kane

Publisher
AuthorHouse

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Thoughts: Life of a Suicide

The main intent of this book is for suicide prevention. It's story about my brother who committed suicide when he was sixteen and an assortment of suicides and attempts while working in the mental health system. One area of suicide prevention that is discussed is what happens to a suicidal person, if there was such a thing as an afterlife.......



Author
Mark Trombino

Publisher
Infinity Publishing

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Life is Short: Living and Losing the American Dream at 3-feet Tall

At three-feet tall, Mark Trombino and his wife Anu were the world s shortest parents, but they were living a big life. Then a car accident paralyzed Anu, leaving Mark as caretaker for his wife and two-year-old daughter. He soon faced an even bigger challenge grieving his wife s death and raising his daughter alone.......



Author
David W. Powell

Publisher
Modern History Press

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My Tour In Hell: A Marine's Battle with Combat Trauma (Reflections of History, Vol. 1)

David W. Powell enlisted for a tour of duty in April 1966 with the US Marines after receiving an imminent draft notice. Believing he would be able to leverage his existing skills as a computer programmer, he never thought all they would see on his resume was his Karate expertise.......



Author
Weldon Long

Publisher
Greenleaf Book Group Press

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The Upside of Fear: How One Man Broke the Cycle of Prison, Poverty, and Addiction

Winner of the 2009 New York Book Festival's award in the Biography/Autobiography category

Runner-up for the 2009 Hollywood Book Festival's award in the Biography/Autobiography category

From the brutality of violent street crime to the compassion of a loving father for his son, this powerful memoir will take you from desperation to inspiration.......



Author
Deane N. Haerer

Publisher
Infinity Publishing

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Growing Up American: A Journey of Discovery

GROWING UP AMERICAN A Journey Of Discovery . . . Is a fascinating story about one man s experiences growing up in America during the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War; and how he pursued his career during the turbulent 1960s and beyond......


Author
Paula Quinene

Publisher
Infinity Publishing

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Remember Guam

Remember Guam is a collection of memories and recipes about the island of Guam. People from across the oceans and across the generations sent in their stories:   World War II veterans, children of WWII veterans, current Guam residents, former Guam residents, visitors, etc.......



Author
Stephen Schettini

Publisher
Greenleaf Book Group Press

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The Novice: Why I Became a Buddhist Monk, Why I Quit, and What I Learned

This book features an extraordinary quest for peace of mind. In this unforgettable memoir, a young man finds himself disillusioned by the conventional expectations of his parents, teachers, and culture.......



Author
Cynthia Clampitt

Publisher
BookSurge Publishing

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Waltzing Australia

Waltzing Australia was born out of a dream--and a journey. After walking away from her corporate career, Cynthia Clampitt headed to Australia, to start over, to write, and to test the limits of what she could do. Waltzing Australia recounts that joyous adventure. It is a story about change and about making dreams come true.......



Author
Douglas Wallace

Publisher
Greenleaf Book Group Press

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Everything Will Be All Right

Abused by an alcoholic, unemployed father, Doug Wallace and his seven siblings barely survived childhood--fleeing in the night from landlords, scrambling for food, and burning down the only home they ever owned to collect insurance money.......



Author
Bob Wahl

Publisher
Outskirts Press

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Contending With Horses



A Remarkable Life Story Filled with Hope, Faith and Determination

Before he was even retired, Bob Wahl had accomplished enough to fill several lifetimes. After leaving home with just $1.......





Author
James A. Feinstein

Publisher
iUniverse Star, Inc.

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Short White Coat: Lessons from Patients on Becoming a Doctor

Most people will, at some point or another, either find themselves dressed in a tiny hospital gown or staring at someone else dressed in a tiny hospital gown. Whether from the perspective of a patient, a family member, or a medical professional, we all have a significant stake in the process of medical education.......



Author
Emmett James

Publisher
FizzyPop

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Admit One: My Life in Film

Set in Croydon, South London, in the 1980s, Admit One details how self-deprecating writer Emmett James escaped from the pains of adolescence by going to the cinema. Through wry wit and observation, the writer reflects, obsesses, and rages about film and its correlation to our pasts.......



Author
Garry Prowe

Publisher
Brain Injury Success Books

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Successfully Surviving a Brain Injury: A Family Guidebook, From the Emergency Room to Selecting a Rehabilitation Facility

Someone you love has suffered a brain injury. The doctors can not yet make a prognosis. Every brain injury is unique and unpredictable, they say. You have been told to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.......



Author
Lorilyn Roberts

Publisher
Virtualbookworm.com Publishing

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Children of Dreams

Did someone or something take away your dreams? Do you feel like giving up? Are you without hope that things will ever be different? Children of Dreams will inspire you to believe in miracles. After reading this true account of how God "restored the years the locusts had eaten," you will know God brings redemption out of loss, hope out of despair, and j.......



Author
Catherine C. Brooks

Publisher
Infinity Publishing

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War Brought Trials and Anxiety at Home and Overseas

After Pearl Harbor, life in the United States changed for everyone. Brooks had access to the entire local and many daily newspaper clippings from 1942-1945. From these, she gleamed survivor’s stories—hair raising and emotional tales that tear at the heart. She gives details given by prisoners from both Germany and Japan.......



Author
Donald R Fletcher

Publisher
Outskirts Press

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Turnings: Lyric Poems Along a Road



One Man's Inspiring Journey of Vision and Service

Part memoir and part anthology-this book is a spiritual autobiography. Don describes in vivid scenes the road he has taken through a long life and the epiphanies that have come to him along the turnings of that road.......





Author
Gail Bernice Holland

Publisher
Modern History Press

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Love Each Day: Live Each Day So You Would Want to Live it Again

Are We Happy Yet?

We are used to psychologists, psychiatrists, and other "experts" offering advice about how to be happy and how to live a fulfilling life. Even though the books by these experts can be helpful, sometimes the best way to learn about life is from true stories.......


Author
Theodore Jerome Cohen

Publisher
AuthorHouse

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Frozen in Time: Murder at the Bottom of the World

The trail from a major theft at the Banco Central de Chile in Talcahuano following the Great Chilean Earthquake of May 22, 1960 leads to Base Bernardo O'Higgins, a wind- and snow-swept Chilean Army outpost on the North Antarctic Peninsula.......



Author
Colleen Kelli

Publisher
iUniverse

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Fire in the Hole: A Year in the Life of the World's Sorriest Stuntwoman

Fire in the Hole is the comically dramatic story of a thirty-something actress facing serious changes in her life while training to become a stuntwoman at a quirky western theme park. Over the course of a year, she divorces her lesbian partner of eight years and loses her sister to suicide.......



Author
Charles L Fields

Publisher
Outskirts Press

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Many Lands Many Hearts: More Than a Memoir

"When the stone speaks, I listen."

This is the guiding motto of sculptor, Charles L. Fields. When writing his memoir, Many Lands Many Hearts he employs the same inspiration and goes within himself to drawn upon a lifetime of varied careers and travel experiences.......



Author
Richard Noel Hill

Publisher
Gale Force Press

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Hitchhiking After Dark: Offbeat Stories from a Small Town

A wry and irreverent collection of stories, Hitchhiking After Dark offers a comical and sometimes ludicrous look at many of the thoroughly Midwestern aspects of small-town life. The stories are eccentric, at times outrageous, but always entertaining. This collection is both a celebration and a satire on growing up and working in small towns......



Author
Scott Stevenson

Publisher
Deadora Press

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Looks Easy Enough: A Joyful Memoir of Overcoming Disease, Divorce, and Disaster

LOOKS EASY ENOUGH, A Joyful Memoir of Overcoming Disease, Divorce and Disaster is a gripping story of faith. Twelve years ago my wife and I were faced with a series of challenges (all happening at the same time) and we had to dig very deep to survive and thrive through them.......



Author
David W. Powell

Publisher
Modern History Press

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My Tour in Hell: A Marine's Battle with Combat Trauma (Reflections of History)

David W. Powell enlisted for a tour of duty in April 1966 with the US Marines after receiving an imminent draft notice. Believing he would be able to leverage his existing skills as a computer programmer, he never thought all they would see on his resume was his Karate expertise.......



Author
Elaine Fields Smith

Publisher
Blazing Star Books

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Ridin' Around

The almost totally true tale of a time when gas was cheap, cops were allowed to have senses of humor, and all a person needed to have fun was friends, music, and wheels.

Through the stories of the hilarious escapades—and sometimes heartbreaking experiences—of a group of college-age friends, Ridin' Around: Taillights in Chrome, 8-Tracks on Wheels wi.......



Author
Nelson Velez and Tommy McInnis

Publisher
Xlibris Corporation

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Last Stop: A Survivor's Story

My name is Tommy McInnis, co-author of the book, “Last Stop: A Survivor’s Story.”    I never thought I would become homeless, always referring them as “bums” or “drunks.......



Author
Reba D

Publisher
Mondial Books

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Facing Forward A Life Reclaimed

One woman's powerful journey from independence into a marriage paralyzed by the grip of domestic violence - and back again to a life of hope and wholeness.

Domestic violence does not discriminate. It affects the educated and affluent and the uneducated and impoverished alike.......



Author
Susan R. Stoltz

Publisher
CreateSpace

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The Part-Time Thief and Other Appraisal Stories (Volume 1)

Sixty-five-year-old cross dressers? Bombs? Venomous snakes? Murderers? Charging bison? Who would have thought the life of an appraiser could be so full of adventures? When most of us hear the term, real estate, we think of realtors, banks and mortgage lenders.......



Author
Jay S. Levy

Publisher
Loving Healing Press

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Homeless Narratives & Pretreatment Pathways: From Words to Housing

On any given night, there are over 643,000 homeless people residing in shelters and on the streets across America. What can we do to help?
"Levy crafts stories of characters who sear the memory: Old Man Ray, the World War II veteran who resents the VA system and regards himself as the de facto night watchman at Port Authority; Ben who claims to be a p.......



Author
Issam Jameel

Publisher
Modern History Press

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Iraq Through A Bullet Hole: A Civilian Wikileaks

A unique on-the-ground account of a country shattered
Iraqi playwright Issam Jameel returned to Iraq after a 12-year exile. Giving up the relative safety of Jordan, he made a perilous journey to Baghdad for a reunion.......



Author
Susan Frances Dunham

Publisher
Modern History Press

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Beyond Schizophrenia: Michael's Journey

What would you do if your child suffered with something so severe it affected every aspect of his life?

Susie Dunham, Midwestern mom and former nurse, never suspected her son Michael was anything but a typical college student with big dreams until he developed schizophrenia shortly after his 21st birthday.......



Author
Leslee Tessmann

Publisher
Loving Healing Press

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Sacred Grief: Exploring a New Dimension to Grief, Second Edition

Are you ready to discover what lies beyond the ordinary experience of grief?

Sacred Grief offers an intriguing exploration of the far-reaching ripple effect of our present-day opinions about surviving grief's emotional roller-coaster and the unnecessary suffering our judgments unconsciously promote.......




Author
Bainy B. Cyrus

Publisher
CreateSpace

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All Eyes: A Memoir of Deafness

Why do most deaf people hold their breath in when talking? Because they don't realize that air is supposed to be exhaled during speech - something they cannot hear.

In Bainy Cyrus's All Eyes, she tells about her life growing up in both the deaf and the hearing world.......



Author
Eitan Gonen

Publisher
AuthorHouse

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From Jerusalem to Beverly Hills: Memoir of a Palestinian Jew

This is a riveting story of the author's journey for survival as a war refugee and overcoming poverty. The story begins in Jerusalem as the British Empire crumbles and World War II ends. The ensuing turmoil in Palestine lead to Israel's War of Independence and the Arab siege of Jerusalem that shaped Eitan's childhood and the journey he travelled as a construction labo.......



Author
Loren A. Olson M.D.

Publisher
inGroup Press

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Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight, A Psychiatrist's Own Story

Dr. Loren A. Olson has frequently been asked two questions: How could you not know that you were gay until the age of forty? Wasn't your marriage just a sham to protect yourself at your wife's expense? In Finally Out, Dr.......



Author
Connie Thompson Titus

Publisher
Tate Publishing

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Her Doctor Prescribes Dancing at Daybreak; Lively Doctor-Patient Interactions

Are diseased people allowed to have fun in a doctors office? A clinic door swings wide open revealing fervent yet fragile exchange between a one-breasted Gentile and her Jewish medicine man. An unusual prescription for Dancing at Daybreak sparks lively conversation which is not easy to transfer onto paper, but author Connie Titus tries. God knows she tries.......



Author
Nemo James

Publisher
Derek Newark Pulbishing

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Just A Few Seconds

A Story From The Hidden World of Music and Beyond. Derek dreamt of becoming a professional musician from the first time he picked up a guitar following a talent contest disaster. Thought of by his friends as being the person most likely to make the big time he turned professional but was continually side tracked by the need to earn a living from music.......



Author
Artie Van Why

Publisher
Lulu.com

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That Day In September

We all have our stories to tell of where we were the morning of September 11, 2001. This is one of them. In "That Day In September" Artie Van Why gives an eyewitness account of that fateful morning.......



Author
Fr. Bernard Reiser

Publisher
Reiser Relief Inc.

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Reiser's Ramblings

"Reiser's Ramblings" is a collection of the best columns written over the past three decades by Fr. Bernard Reiser, founding pastor of Epiphany Parish in Coon Rapids, Minn. In the book, find Fr. Reiser's take on everyday topics such as family, kindness, gratitude, prayer, helping others, and staying focused on what's important in life. Fr.......



Author
Mark Elswick

Publisher
Modern History Press

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Padman: A Dad's Guide to Buying...Those and Other Tales (Reflections of America)

In this collection of short essays based on personal experiences, Mark Elswick offers humorous episodes about being a man and father. Whether it’s his daughter sending him to the store to buy those…well, things that transforms him into “Padman”; his realization that at forty-two, he is slowly turning into an old man; or his reaction to his midd.......



Author
Leena Luther

Publisher
Sublimity Press

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Lump: 19 Monologues from a 27-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor

“Biting, Unsentimental... The monologues give voice to a wry, Gen-Y sensibility that is poignantly disarming…” Kirkus Review

This remarkable collection of monologues for young women showcases the complex, unique, and true stories of a woman unexpectedly thrust into the world of breast cancer.......



Author
Mary B. Kurtz

Publisher
Dog Ear Publishing, LLC

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At Home in the Elk River Valley: Reflections on Family, Place and the West

Readers who love the West will find Mary Kurtz's first collection of essays an insightful journey into the history, natural world, and community of a special mountain valley near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.......



Author
Leila Summers

Publisher
CreateSpace

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It Rains In February: A Wife's Memoir of Love and Loss

On the 24th of February 2007 my husband, Stuart, drowned himself at sea, leaving me widowed with two young daughters aged six and four. I knew it wasn't an accident, even though the medics and police never suspected suicide. Stuart had been talking about ending his life for a year. His most recent suicide attempt had been only three weeks earlier.......


Author
Orva Schrock

Publisher
Outskirts Press

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Worthless Boy: A Memoir

This is the unusual and succinct memoir of a man born and raised Amish. His childhood was often physically brutal and emotionally harrowing. His Amish preacher father was short-tempered and demanding and very frequently reprimanding and punishing.......



Author
Dr. Rick Gelinas

Publisher
Ophir Publishing

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Please Help Me Lift Something Heavy. Thank You!: True Stories To Amuse And Inspire You. And Maybe Bring A Joyous Tear Or Two.

FOR AN AUTOGRAPHED COPY GO TO WWW.HELPMELIFT.NET 
. . . Raw! Real! Righteous! Radioactive — and so readable! A semi-autobiography. . . poignant and humorous family anecdotes revealing their struggles and emotions.......



Author
Nancy Rappaport

Publisher
Basic Books

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In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother's Suicide

In 1963, Nancy Rappaport’s mother committed suicide after a bitter divorce and custody battle. Nancy was four years old. As one of eleven children in a prominent Boston family, Nancy struggled to come to terms with the reasons why her mother took her own life.......



Author
Sherry Jones Mayo

Publisher
Modern History Press

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More Confessions of a Trauma Junkie: My Life as a Nurse Paramedic

More True Stories from EMS and the ER
More Confessions shares the raw and honest feelings of emergency service professionals through true 'story behind the story' revelations. Disclosing experiences from both sides of the gurney, Sherry and other EMS, ER, paramilitary, and firefighter responders walk you along their fragile line of sanity.......



Author
Kate E. Dyer-Seeley

Publisher
Broadsheet360

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Underneath the Ash: My Journey into Motherhood While Losing My Mother

In her early thirties with the birth of her first child, Kate Dyer-Seeley is suddenly thrust into the role of caregiver for her mom, who is suffering from Young-onset Alzheimer’s disease. As Kate’s son, Luke, takes his first steps, her mother struggles to stand. As Luke’s language begins to blossom, her mother’s words disappear.......



Author
Kent Dickinson

Publisher
One Body Press

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Crimes of a Christian - Seving Two Masters

As an ordinary working man with a family in the suburbs life was simple for Kent Dickinson. But all that changed when a major international corporation threatened to destroy the union he worked for. He joined The Cause - the crusade to save his union and the careers of its 400 members.......



Author
Andrew Henderson-Henderson

Publisher
lulu.com

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Seouled Out

(Adult Content) An X-generation memoir that doubles as a short attention span trilogy for the A.D.D. crowd. In these economically challenging times, its important to get the most out of your book purchases. The author, frustrated with an impotent undergraduate degree, accidentally went to law school.......



Author
Mary Albanese

Publisher
Epicenter Press

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Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon: Mapping the Wild Heart of Alaska

  Mary Albanese, a young woman from upstate New York, began the adventure of a lifetime when she abandoned her safe and conventional path to follow the quiet but insistent inner voice that called to her—and carried her far.......


Author
Ira Spector

Publisher
IUniverse

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Sammy Where Are You? an unconventional memoir...sort of

  Author Ira Spector,twenty-eight year resident of Coronado played poker for years with an artificial turkey inseminator, and had after tennis “prayer meetings” with his pals where they screamed and shouted at each other and solved all the worlds problems in one hour.......



Author
Cherie Morgan

Publisher
CreateSpace

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Devastated: A daughter's journey through tribulation

What would you do if a difficult period in your life became compounded by an additional, unbearable ordeal? When everything you’ve been taught as right and wrong is challenged by the person who taught you right from wrong? No one will avoid adversity in life—your values will be tested at some point.......



Author
Savannah Grace

Publisher
Sihpromatum Publishing House

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Sihpromatum - I Grew my Boobs in China (Volume 1)

"SIHPROMATUM" (Sip-row-may-tum) is a memoir series of one family's four-year backpacking adventure around the world. The first installment, "I Grew my Boobs in China", is the beginning of an intensely fascinating, sobering, and emotional memoir of Savannah's introspective and innovative family adventure.......



Author
Debbianne DeRose

Publisher
PiscAquarian Press

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What I Did On My Midlife Crisis Vacation

This saucy memoir is the oh-so-honest and humorous account of the author’s personal journey through a string of compelling adventures and ideologies of the woo-woo kind. Her story begins with confusion and discontentment that catalyzes bold life changes and sends her roaming in search of magic, miracles, and a deeper grasp of the metaphysical nature of r.......



Author
Dr. Kimberley Smith

Publisher
CreateSpace

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Knowing, A Spiritual Medium's Work With The Dead And The Living

In this book, Psychic Medium and Spiritualist Dr. Kimberley Smith, shares her experiences involving the Dead and the Living with the world. Knowing is full of spiritual guidance, its an eye-opening journey into the world of life after death. Reader's prepare for 2012 predictions, and beyond. "Knowing", is truly an important book for mankind!.....


Author
Benjamin Schkrohowsky

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The Journey to Understanding

Disenchanted with my career in corporate America, I decide to take a path less trodden. I bid adieu to the corporate world having only a tenuous plan in mind. After liquidating my belongings and freeing myself from almost all obligations, I set out with no reservations and no return date with little more than a backpack slung over my shoulder.......



Author
LaKeacha M. Jett

Publisher
Jett Media Group

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Egregious Acts: A Memoir of Victory Over Violence

Keacha (aka “Lady”) is a beautiful and ambitious young woman on the road to success. After becoming a teenage mother, Keacha defies statistics by getting off of welfare, graduating from college and buying a house by the age of 25. While on this road, she falls hopelessly in love with Marcus, her best friend, and her life turns from impressive to pandemonium.......



Author
Timmy O'Neill

Publisher
Expert Publishing, Inc.

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Every Play Every Day: My Life as a Notre Dame Walk-on

Every Play Every Day takes you on the intimate journey of former Notre Dame tailback Timmy O'Neill, who, at 5' 6", and 165 lbs, wasn't the prototypical Division I college football player. Experience the journey from the dorm room to the classroom, from the locker room to the training room, and everywhere in between.......



Author
Jeffrey Michelson and Laura Bradley

Publisher
New Blue Books

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Laura Meets Jeffrey:Both Sides Of An Erotic Memoir Foreword and Commentary by Norman Mailer --- Introduction by Legs McNeil

Laura meets Jeffrey at an upscale New York City brothel in 1980 and fall in lust and begin a bizarre erotic real life BDSM adventure. Laura, 27, is a lingerie model working in a brothel to pay off her husband’s gambling debt. Jeffrey, 33 and an amateur boxer, is the media wizard for John & Yoko and Apple Records.......



Author
Joshua Lynn

Publisher
CreateSpace

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Homeschooled

As summer begins to set in 2001, a fifteen-year-old boy dwelling in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan prepares himself for one of the greatest adventures ever to be had in Midwestern America. Having spent the past five years being educated within the confines of his very own home, Josh Lynn is about to break out of his sheltered little world and embark upon an epic quest fi.......



Author
Martin D Jessen

Publisher
Outskirts Press

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Marty's Musings: Tales of the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War, and New Jersey



Marty's Musings

Tales of the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War, and New Jersey


From the foreword by: James J. Florio, 49th Governor of New Jersey & Lieutenant Commander USNR (Retired)

"Marty is a deep and thoughtful observer of the human condition.........









Author
Eddie Thompkins III

5 Review Copies Left

Mogadishu Diaries 1992-1993: Bloodlines

Nine months before Blackhawk Down, US Marines launched its first major offensive against Mogadishu's militias. Top US military strategists for Operation Restore Hope recognized the critical importance of identifying Somali clan leaders responsible for the country’s instability and violence.......


Author
DARRELL MCMANN

Publisher
Tate Publishing

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Welcome to the Brier Patch

Darrell McMann didn't know what to expect when he became a white police officer in the predominantly black areas of Mobile, Alabama. His success came largely from training, luck, improvisation, an indefatigable attitude, and the constant support of his fellow officers.......


Author
William D.Cunningham

Publisher
Self

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I Wonder What Became of Me

Once upon a time in far-off San Francisco was born a child with joy in his heart and music in his soul. This book chronicles the highs and lows and victories of this tiny spirit. From Butchertown to Hollywood, he sang, then agented his way into establishing the most successful commercial talent agency on both the West and East Coasts of America.......



Author
Ray A. Ransom

Publisher
Sampson Publishing, Inc.

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Gangster to Doctor: The True Life Story of a South Florida Gangster Who Became a Ph.D.

Ray A. Ransom, born in the late 1950s, helped integrate schools in the early-to-mid 1960s, and overcame every obstacle imaginable to fulfill a promise made to his grandmother at age seven to become a medical doctor......



Author
Valerie McGilvrey

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Scar on My Heart A Mother's Memoir of Parental Alienation

A young mothers journalized account of her custody battle over her son in, and out of the courtroom. The fight turns dirty when the father disappears with the child and leaving a trail of tormented tears with almost no clues as to where he could be found.......



Author
William J Booker

Publisher
New Generation Publishing

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Trippers

On the road in England 1971... 'I began to desire a compass and almost bought one, but realized at the last minute that it was the concept I was enamoured with, not the artefact.' A very English Kerouac set to a 'Withnail & I' scale, this book is based upon the author's personal experiences in the summer of 1971.......



Author
Jennifer Griffiths Manges

Publisher
SOULutions, LLC

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The Love Yourself Dare: One Woman's Journey From Self-Loathing to Self-Love

The Love Yourself Dare shows you how one woman overcame self-loathing, damaging beauty beliefs and deep relationship issues that left her feeling like she would never be happy unless she had plastic surgery. Join her as she struggles to find peace and healing within.......



Author
R. K.

Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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Travels with a Road Dog: Hitchhiking Along the Roads of the Americas

At the age of 20, R.K. gives away her belongings to embark upon an exciting journey of camping and hitchhiking with only a cooking pot, blanket, tarp, and matches. She began her four year adventure at Rainbow gatherings, a type of wilderness festival.......



Author
Bennett G. Edwards

Publisher
XLIBRIS

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A Hill of Beans

Have you ever been bullied, molested, or told "You don't have the sense you were born with," "You are going out of the world backward," "You are a knucklehead," "You are mentally slow," "You are too small to play a game" "You are not strong enough" "You are a quitter" "You will never finish anything.......


Author
Lesli Catsouras

Publisher
Lesli Catsouras

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Forever Exposed

Forever Exposed: A family’s fight for justice and the unstoppable power of the Web.......



Author
Danielle Hayashi

Publisher
Wanderlust

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You Have To Shift A Lot Of Frogs

A comical, diary-like memoir of an American girl living in a rural village in County Galway, Ireland. A chronicle of self-discover, countless characters, unlikely friendships, education and cultural contrasts......


Author
Will Keenan

Publisher
Smashwords, Kindle

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THE TAO OF WILL: Verses (1990-2000)

Will Keenan is a star of independent, underground and “cult” movies including the first fully-digital feature film (Love God ’96), the last filmed black & white wide-screen musical (Johnny X ‘13) and the infamous cinematic alternative to a Shakespe.......



Author
C Anthony Martignetti

Publisher
3 Swallys Press

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Lunatic Heroes

Dark, comic, raw, disturbing, and often redemptive, these fifteen tales will take you from the 1950s to the present, along with a repeating cast of heroes and lunatics. The characters span the breadth and the depths of human qualities and capacities. The same person, in one story, may materialize as a hero and a god, and in another, as a lunatic and a demon.......



Author
Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Publisher
Jonathan Anthony Burkett Publications

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Neglected But Undefeated (The Life Of A Boy Who Never Knew A Mother's Love)

This book is surprising, dramatic, unbelievable, heartbreaking expressions said and done. One young man going through trials and tribulations, feeling unloved, unwanted, never needed, and unexpected, from a lady that he had finally understood was his true mother. The one he was told loved him the most in the world no matter what she does and says to him.......



Author
Jack Drought

Publisher
Black Bridge Press

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UP CAPPANALE WAY

Set deep in the heart of the boggy, tribal wilds of County Offaly, Ireland, in and around the late 1950s, 'Up Cappaneale Way,' recounts the simple ordinary life of Elizabeth Anne Kelly, and her large family in a tiny house on the street where she lived her whole life.......



Author
Bernard L. Dillard

Publisher
BerNerd Publishing

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Lemonade: Inspired by Actual Events

“I managed to get my phone and started walking. I couldn’t die like this.  Those two-second pauses felt like what I thought was death, and I wouldn’t go out without a fight.  I was barefoot and shirtless and thought maybe I needed some fresh air.  It didn’t register with me that it was twenty-nine degrees outside.......



Author
Sharon Louise Preston-Folta

Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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Little Satchmo: Living In the Shadow Of My Father, Louis Daniel Armstrong

To the world, Louis Armstrong is iconic—a symbol of musical genius, unparalleled success and unassailable character. To Sharon Preston Folta, he was, simply, Dad. Despite the enduring celebration and study of Armstrong’s life and career, no one, save for close family and friends, knows Sharon exists.......



Author
Mary T Wagner

Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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Running with Stilettos: Living a Balanced Life in Dangerous Shoes

After a long fall from a tall horse put journalist and soccer mom Mary T. Wagner in a body cast for three months, she didn't take it as a sign to ease up on the throttle. Instead she changed careers, went to law school, became a prosecutor, and bought her first pair of spike heels.......



Author
Beca Mark

Publisher
CTL Press, Inc.

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Pros of Prozac: A Faith-based Memoir of Overcoming the Stigma

Available as paperback; audiobook; and eBook on Amazon (Kindle), Barnes & Noble (Nook), and iBooks.

This is a book Beca Mark wished she could have found when hopelessly struggling with depression and anxiety after having her first child.......



Author
Holli Kenley

Publisher
Loving Healing Press

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Mountain Air: Relapsing and Finding The Way Back... One Breath at a Time

Deep down inside, each of us knows what our truths are.
It is forgivable to lose them...
it is unforgivable not to reclaim them...

Mountain Air: Relapsing And Finding The Way Back One Breath At A Time is a brutally honest personal narrative detailing a painful decent into relapse and a powerful journey back to recovering.......





Author
Daniel Himmel

Publisher
Argo-Navis

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A Thriver's Journey My Father's (And My Own) Holocaust Chronicle

Born on the slopes of the Carpathian Mountains in 1929, author Dan Himmel's father soon joined the line of the condemned at the Birkenau death camp at the tender age of 15. He survived transfer to several different camps, including the dreaded Dora camp, from which few survived, and a death march, at the end of which he watched as the stomachs of fellow captives literally .......



Author
Robert E Gross

Publisher
Outskirts Press

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Memoir & Misadventures of a Mad Inventor

Young Robert Barley survives being struck by flaming rocket plane. Flaming hair, and a knot on the back of the head would have been enough to discourage most boys, but it only lit the fire under Robert's passion for inventing. Robert's first invention was a rocket plane.......



Author
Chad Thomas Johnston

Publisher
eLectio Publishing

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Nightmarriage

Chad Thomas Johnston’s Nightmarriage is a whimsical memoir that explores the terrors of marriage and the perils of parenthood. Adapted from Johnston’s blog series of the same name, Nightmarriage proves that, when two people marry, their flaws tie the knot, too.......



Author
Diane Benscoter

Publisher
Lucky Bat Books

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Shoes of a Servant - My Unconditional Devotion to a Lie

Diane Benscoter grew up in the heartland of America in a small Nebraska town with a loving family. At 17, motivated by her idealism and inspired by the lyrics of her favorite songs, she left home in search of a way to end war. She found easy answers to life's hard questions in the form of a religious cult commonly known as the Moonies.......



Author
Ms. Jessica Chen

Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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MAO'S CLASS CLASSIFICATION RUINED MY CHILDHOOD 200% And Beyond

For the sake of privacy, all names of people and places in this book are not revealed. As she dug into the bottom, she found the source of her pain was someone she once loved, worshiped and swore to protect with her life when she was a little girl.......



Author
Susan Ellison Busch

Publisher
Tate Publishing

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Yearning for Normal: My son's life with Deletion 22q.11

I phoned for an ambulance. As I called, Mike paced back and forth in the kitchen saying, 'Just drive me. I'll be okay.' He told me that he had been cooking meatballs and his shirt caught on fire. While waiting for the ambulance, I got him some pants for modesty, covering his burnt waist and buttocks.......



Author
Amy L Peterson

Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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Something Furry Underfoot

If you ever wanted to know what it's like in a house where pets come first, you'll want to read my humorous, touching memoir about raising a bunch of different pets my husband kept bringing home.  He started with some frogs and iguanas, which, thankfully, found permanent homes elsewhere.......



Author
Delaney Henderson

Publisher
A-Argus Better Book Publishers

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Lily and Me in Haut de Cagnes

A thirteen-year-old girl and her alcoholic mother Lily travel to Europe and settle do in a medieval village, Haut de Cagnes, in the southern part of France, a village occupied by expatriates, artists and an international set of lesbians.......



Author
Gregory Sacchet

Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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Straight Lines: A Story of Illness, Addiction, and Redemption

This book describes an average middle class man's descent into drug
abuse and how it affected his life for 13 years. Diagnosed with
Tourette's Syndrome at age 12, and Multiple Sclerosis at 23, are just
two contributing factors leading up to addiction, and ultimately
redemption.......





Author
Jim Loveless

Publisher
iUniverse

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Big Paws, Bigger Heart: A Dog's Memoir

Once in a lifetime a person may find the perfect dog, but to have two perfect dogs in a lifetime is practically unheard of. Big Paws, Bigger Heart presents a story of that improbable situation as told by Finley, a Belgian Tervuren dog who came into the life of his adopted dad, Jim Loveless, to fill the enormous void left behind by the loss of Jim's first dog, Brooks.......



Author
Anne Sano Keller

Publisher
BalboaPress

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More Than a Whisper: One Woman's Journey Through Pain to Grace

More Than a Whisper tells the intimate story of Anne Sano Keller's journey from the emptiness of being raised by parents who couldn't love her, to suffering a mother's greatest sorrow, and finally emerging into the fullness of grace. When her heart is shattered and she can no longer go on, the universe shows her its divine plan.......


Author
Catherine Eisen

Publisher
CreateSpace

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What We Leave Behind: Four Generations in Cicero, Illinois (None of Them Knew Al Capone)

"What We Leave Behind" relates the stories of my great-grandmother, grandmother, mother and I who eventually all came through various routes to experience life in Cicero, Illinois.  It is a story of strength, grace, faith and resilience in the face of poverty and alcoholism.......



Author
Jamila T. Davis

Publisher
Voices International Publications

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She's All Caught Up!

She's All Caught Up!
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale for young people enamored by the fast life and the older folks that love them. This memoir tells of the negative influences that swayed the early life of author Jamila T. Davis (creator of the Voices of Consequences Enrichment Series).......



Author
Heidi Chandler

Publisher
MP Publishing

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Holding Avery: A Memoir

When her otherwise healthy, even idyllic, first pregnancy ends in the sudden and terrible stillbirth of daughter Avery, Heidi Chandler and her husband are left at a total loss. Looking into Avery’s perfect face, one that never cooed or cried, Heidi realizes how much her life has changed. Holding Avery is a raw exploration of life after the death of a child.......



Author
Janet Sierzant

Publisher
La Maison Publishing, Inc.

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Gemini Joe, Son of a Mobster

Joe Ferraro is the son of a mobster growing up in Brooklyn. After the death of his mafia father, he moves to Long Island to pursue a successful career in politics. He's riding high on his charisma and charm until the political pressure causes him to struggle with alcohol.......



Author
Natalie Monroe

Publisher
La Maison Publishing, Inc.

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Entangled

Alone for the first time in her life, Natalie is unsure about her future. Although she feels isolated and lonely, she's afraid to get back into the dating scene. Just as she's about to give up on finding romance, an old classmate contacts her through the high school website. Daniel Weaver, one of the popular boys at school, never had an interest in her, until now.......








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