Category: Memoirs
The Guardian Angel Diary by Grant Schnarr

This fictional tale of love, courage, and hope follows the life of a teenage girl as she faces a life-threatening illness in the aftermath of her mother’s recent death. Seeking answers, she begins a journal that becomes a vehicle for her to communicate with her guardian angel. Oh my! No matter what you think about guardian angels, this book will [...]

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The Note by Mike O’Mary + Giveaway

The Note is a book about the power of appreciation and how a simple note of appreciation can change a person’s life. This is the book and the story that inspired the Note Project, a global movement to make the world a million times better by inspiring 1 million people to write notes of appreciation, and by supporting literacy projects [...]

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Dirty Secret: A Daughter Comes Clean About Her Mother’s Compulsive Hoarding by Jessie Sholl

  To be the child of a compulsive hoarder is to live in a permanent state of unease. Because if my mother is one of those crazy junk-house people, then what does that make me? When her divorced mother was diagnosed with cancer, New York City writer Jessie Sholl returned to her hometown of Minneapolis to help her prepare for [...]

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Devotion: A Memoir by Dani Shapiro

In her midforties and settled into the responsibilities and routines of adulthood, Dani Shapiro found herself with more questions than answers. Was this all life was—a hodgepodge of errands, dinner dates, e-mails, meetings, to-do lists? What did it all mean? Having grown up in a deeply religious and traditional family, Shapiro had no personal sense of faith, despite repeated attempts [...]

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Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself by Rachel Lloyd

British-born Rachel Lloyd dropped out of school at 13 to support her single alcoholic mother. With little opportunity, she soon found herself spiraling into a life of torment and abuse as a sexually exploited girl. Vulnerable yet tough, Rachel broke free of the street and her pimp thanks to help of a local church. But that was just the beginning…Three [...]

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