One Pound, Twelve Ounces

A Preemie Mother's Story of Loss, Hope, and Triumph
By Melissa Harris

One Pound, Twelve Ounces, written by Melissa Harris, is a tale based on a real-life event of a mother’s journey with difficult pregnancies. The story starts with her extraordinary uterus that made getting pregnant an outright miracle. While her first child was born with few...

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From the Summer of Love to the Valley of the Moon

By Nancy J Martin

From the Summer of Love to the Valley of the Moon by Nancy J Martin is a non-fiction memoir that chronicles the life of Martin as she navigates through the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and the transition to adulthood into the...

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Fear Traps

Escape the Triggers that Keep You Stuck
By Dr. Nancy Stella

Dr. Nancy Stella deals with six fear traps that bother most people in her book Fear Traps: Escape the Triggers That Keep You Stuck. Through personal experiences and years of counseling, she has developed the Courageous Brain Process (CBP). This process is a six-step program...

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My 730 Days at the Gates of Hell

Writings from the Inside
By Philip van Heusen

Gritty. Unapologetic. Engaging. This is the essence behind My 730 Days at the Gates of Hell: Writings from the Inside by Philip van Heusen. The reader is given a personal, behind-the-scenes account of the author's day-to-day life in prison and its impact on him. Philip...

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Run, Walk, Crawl

A Caregiver Caught Between Generations
By Sarahbeth Persiani

Run, Walk Crawl: A Caregiver Caught Between Generations is a memoir by Sarahbeth Persiani. In this book, she recounts the difficulties of being in the “sandwich generation,” in which a person juggles being a parent to young children while also becoming a caretaker for their...

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The Long Road Home

By Ella Anderson

The Long Road Home is a heartbreaking biographical account by Ella Anderson, whose brother lost his life under mysterious circumstances. Growing up in an unstable home with a drunk, PTSD-ridden father and a neglectful mother, Ella and her siblings had to learn to care for...

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Desert Song

Claiming Joy while Walking the Wilderness
By Brittnie Blackburn

Desert Song: Claiming Joy while Walking the Wilderness is Brittnie Blackburn’s memoir of her struggle through anorexia, infertility, parenting a special-needs child, and birthing a stillborn child. Despite life and death events that threaten to drown her joy, she has learned to walk through the...

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Fighting For A Future

Trapped Behind The Border
By Shabnam Ighani

Fighting For a Future: Trapped Behind the Border by Shabnam Ighani is the courageous story of a woman as she works toward a better future for herself and her little sons. Shabnam was living a happy life in Iran when her world came crashing down....

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Cycle of Lives

15 People's Stories, 5,000 Miles, and a Journey Through the Emotional Chaos of Cancer
By David Richman

Cycle of Lives by David Richman is a non-fiction compilation of “15 People’s Stories, 5,000 Miles, and a Journey Through the Emotional Chaos of Cancer.” Richman embarked on a cross-country bike ride inspired by his sister, who had died from terminal brain cancer just a...

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The Home for Friendless Children

Finding hope, joy, and a place in the world
By C.L. Olsen

The Home for Friendless Children: Finding Hope, Joy, and a Place in the World by C.L. Olsen is a non-fiction memoir detailing a life of survival that transcends into one of true living. Olsen writes in the first person, but the narrative is actually that...

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