All Blog Posts Tagged 'memoir' (16)

CHAPTER REVEAL: 'JUGGLE AND HIDE,' BY SHARON VAN IVAN (MEMOIR)

Title: Sharon van Ivan

Genre: Memoir

Author: Sharon van Ivan

Website:http://www.cygnetpress.com/juggle-and-hide

Publisher: Cygnet Press

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Added by Mayra Calvani on July 3, 2014 at 2:44pm — No Comments

CHAPTER REVEAL: 'MESSAGE FROM A BLUE JAY,' BY FAYE RAPOPORT DESPRES (CREATIVE NONFICTION)

Title: Message from a Blue Jay

Genre: Creative Nonfiction, Memoir-in-Essays

Author: Faye Rapoport DesPres

Website:http://www.FayeRapoportDesPres.com

Publisher: Buddhapuss…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on June 8, 2014 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Mother, was it worth it? by Tottie Limejuice

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Real life in France.

About the book: Tottie and her eccentric family moved to France in search of a better life for her nearly nonogenarian mother who suffered from dementia. As her full-time carer, Tottie listened to daily recitations of her favourite…

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Added by Susan Keefe on May 9, 2014 at 9:06am — No Comments

Is That Billinge Lump? by Tottie Limejuice

 

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A unique memoir.

About the book: It seemed like a good idea at the time. When British healthcare failed her ageing mother, eccentric writer Tottie decided to uproot her dysfunctional family and try again in France. But was France ready for her depressed dipsomaniac brother, her nearly nonogenarian mother who enjoyed saying “bum” and “bugger” and her…

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Added by Susan Keefe on April 16, 2014 at 9:16am — No Comments

First Chapter Reveal: Hamster Island, by Joan Heartwell

Title: Hamster Island

Author: Joan Heartwell

Genre: Memoir

Publisher: Twilight Times Books

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Added by Mayra Calvani on February 13, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments

Life-ology 101: If All Else Fails, Smile by Michael Soward

Thought provoking reflections on life.

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This story begins in Arkansas with the nine-year-old Michael, and his younger brother, abandoned by their father, living with their strict grandmother who regularly beats them. The family attend church regularly, he discovers at a young age, he has a gift for playing the organ and it is the beginning of a lifelong love of music.

In 1969,after…

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Added by Susan Keefe on November 19, 2013 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

Spotlight & Excerpt: Break the Chains, by Jay D Roberts, MD (Christian/Memoir)

Title:  Break the Chains

Genre:  Memoir

Author:  Jay D Roberts, MD

Website:  www.jdrobertsmd.com  

Publisher:   Tate Publishing and Enterprises, LLC 

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Added by Mayra Calvani on October 24, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

True Love Never Dies: A Review of First Love, by Violeta Barrett

First Love, by Violeta Barrett is a well-written, heart-felt and honest memoir, one that reminds us that “true love never dies.”

The author opens her heart and candidly shares with readers how she fell in love with her tour guide in Mexico during a holiday back in 1956. Not only that,  but she also shares with us the 76 love letters that kept their…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on June 10, 2012 at 7:58am — No Comments

Book Review: Don’t Cry, Daddy’s Here: One Woman’s Journey to Recovery from Incest , by Brinda Carey

Don’t Cry, Daddy’s Here: One Woman’s Journey to Recovery from Incest is a deeply disturbing memoir. At the same time it is an important book, one that offers a strong message of hope and renewal to victims of this terrible crime.

"My decision to write this book came from a deep desire to say, 'You are not alone.' I share some of my memories and some lessons…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on May 7, 2012 at 8:23am — 1 Comment

Honest, Heartfelt Account of a Black American Family

Getting Out of Dodge City, Heading for L.A. on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe is a short novel that reads like a memoir and that will appeal to those interested in black American history and the dynamics of poor black American families from the early 1800s to the 1960s.

The story begins in 1821 with our narrator talking about the origins of the Atchinson,…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on April 25, 2012 at 6:14am — No Comments

Please to Meet Myself

Raised to believe that a man needed to look after a woman and that, as her mother used to tell her, ‘single women have no status’, Philippa Sklaar felt that any man was better than no man. If a man looked after her, she owed him. So, for financial security and, admittedly, her relationship addiction, Philippa tolerated abuse, became whoever her husband wanted her to be and lost herself along the way. Her book,…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on March 30, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Paula Meseroll, co-author of Little Hot Mama: The Flossie Turner Lewis Story

Paula Meseroll is a public relations professional and award-winning freelance writer/editor/columnist whose work has appeared in newspapers and magazines, including Syracuse University Magazine, UB Today, Central New Yorker Magazine, and All Kids Considered. A summa cum laude graduate of Marywood University with a degree in communication arts/public relations, Meseroll is director of marketing and communications at Syracuse…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on June 16, 2011 at 6:29am — No Comments

Claiming Space, Without Apology

Claiming Space, Without Apology by Maura Alia Badji

Staceyann Chin claims space without apology.

When author/poet/performance artist Staceyann Chin posed a couple questions on her…

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Added by Maura Alia Badji on July 16, 2010 at 7:04am — No Comments

The Day My Soul Cried Set to Release in June 2010

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Moorestown, NJ, United States, 03/30/2010 - Yvonne N. Pierre is about to release her debut book, THE DAY MY SOUL CRIED a non-fiction, shedding light on her life's painful pattern of abuses, in hopes that others on abusive paths can find strength to move forward.…
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Added by Yvonne Pierre on April 12, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher





Much to the world's chagrine, Carrie Fisher is not Princess Leia.



Carrie Fisher is a writer.



And she's very, very funny.



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Added by Kate McLaughlin on April 7, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Book Review: The Sitting Swing by Irene Watson

Paperback: 248 pages

Publisher: Loving Healing Press (July 16, 2008)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1932690670

ISBN-13: 978-1932690675

Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches



Book Synopsis:



Irene Watson's pretentious life could go no further until she faced her past. Her moving and inspiring memoir begins at the end, in a recovery center, whe she has gone to understand a childhood fraught with abuse, guilt, and uncertainty.



Two distinct… Continue

Added by Tracee on September 10, 2008 at 11:19am — No Comments

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