17th Annual Self-Published Book Awards Winners – Life Stories

Life Stories

First Place:
Edith Duven Flaherty
Home Before Dark
http://www.iuniverse.com
Creswell OR


Honorable Mentions:
Claire M. Perkins
The Deep Water Leaf Society: Harnessing the Transformative Power of Grief
www.DeepWaterLeafSociety.com
Mesa AZ

Annette Fix
The Break-Up Diet: A Memoir
www.thebreak-updiet.com
Lauguna Niguel CA

Nancy C. Kominsky/Michael A. Kominsky
THIS IS HOW I DID IT
Bellingham WA

Kim Smith
Where Quirky Meets Menacing: an autobiography in collage
www.vintagesmith.com
San Francisco CA



Entrants:
Julia S. Meek

A Bridge to China
www.inkwaterpress.com
Chevy Chase MD

Lynn Rivord-Rennie
CHRIS
www.lynnrennie.com
Las Vegas NV

Altha Murphy
I AIN’T UP YET
www.amazon.com
Imboden AR

Mark Munger
Mr Environment: The Willard Munger Story
www.cloquetriverpress.com
Duluth MN

Sharon F Dixon
Diary Of a Military Wife: A Memoir
www.diaryofamilitarywife.com
Newport News VA

Joan Cameron Mitchell
Tear Down This Wall: A Berlin Memoir 1984-1988
www.joancmitchell.com
Colorado Springs CO

Michael W Sprague
Stories From Katrinaland: God Responds To Disasters in New Orleans
www.trinitychurchonline.net
Arlington Heights IL

Daniel Burch Fiddler
How I Survived Childhood Before Child-Safety Caps, CRA, and Penicillin
www.authorhouse.com
Idyllwild CA

L Ann Eynon
One Family, One Heart
www.anneynon.com
Villanova PA

Mushtaq H Jaafri
How To Deliberately Monitor Your Thoughts
www.jonesharvest.com
San Dimas CA

Mary E Mabson Furnald
The Inheritance
www.xlibris.com
Panama City Beach FL

Larry Gabriel
Daddy Plays Old Time New Orleans Jazz
www.gumbospot.com
Detroit MI

Thomas Canavan Jr
I Don’t Have Time For This: My Battle With Cancer
Union NJ

Joan Cameron Mitchell
Comin’ Thru The Wry
www.joancmitchell.com
Colorado Springs CO

Kenn Shapiro
Finding It Again
www.findingitagain.com
Fort Lauderdale FL

Sydney J Reuben
Finding Her Way: A Woman’s Journey
www.sydneyjreuben.com
Menlo Park CA

John D Harris
A Malaysian Medley
www.mspbooks.com
Henderson TN

Ann W Burrus
Escape from the Roxboro Road
www.barnesandnoble.com
Richmond VA

Nancy B Gibbs
Lovely Little Ladies
Cordele GA

Janice L Halldorson
Time In A Bottle: Women And Their Addictions
Saskatoon Saskatchewan

Delynn Jenkins Halloran
Lummie Jenkins, The Unarmed Sheriff of Wilcox County
www.blackbelttreasurers.com
Houston TX

Peggy Kennedy
Approaching Neverland
www.approachingneverland.com
San Ramon CA

Peter Beard writing as Peter Ebard
The Tales of Fatman’s Brother
www.trafford.com/08-0919
Salisbury

Daniel Horne
Accidental Felons
http://www.accidentalfelons.com
Mesa AZ

Amy Eini
Breathing Deep
Haifa

Nazanin Agange Ford, James Francis Ford
Born in Dust: A Great Life
Las Vegas NV

Dirk A. Rehbein
The Man I Call Dad
www.trafford.com/07-0107
Waddell AZ

ZsuZsa Simandy
Gathering Roses, Thorns and All, Reflections on a Charmed Life
ZsuzsaSimandy.com
Guilford CT

Taryn R. Hutchison
We Wait You: Waiting on God in Eastern Europe
www.amazon.com
Hurleyville NY

Jeannette Romaniuk
Gathering RosesAmong The Thorns
Edmonton

Margaret Williams Asprey
Marge’s Tale
www.trafford.com
Las Cruces NM

MARK NEHER
TARGET PRACTICE
www.outskirtspress.com
E Wenatchee WA

HELEN ROSE
53 GROVE ROAD
www.53groveroad.ca
Canmore AB Foreign Entry

Roger L. Kinney
KINSHIP
Denver CO

Marilyn Marchand Moore
Ray’s Parade
www.xlibris.com
Melbourne FL

Jyoti Wind
A Week’s Worth of Women
aweeksworthofwomen.blogspot.com
Boulder CO

Joseph Lee
My Mom Has Cancer
Calabasas CA

Betty J. Iverson
Journeys to Survival
Moraga CA

Anthony J. Chibbaro
THE DREAM WARRIOR
www.iuniverse.com
Greensboro NC

ROXANNE REAVER
PART ONE: HUNGRY GHOSTS
www.amazon.com
W Hollywood CA

David Miller
Awol on the Appalachian Trail
www.awolonthetrail.com
Titusville FL

Neal Murphy
Those Were THE DAYS
www.easttexasbook.com
San Augustine TX

Bettye Johnson
Awakening the Genie Within
www.magdalenescrolls.com
Rainier WA

Donald L. Vance
The Black Sword
www.theblacksword.net
Morton IL

MICHELE LONGO EDER
Salt In Our Blood: THE MEMOIR OF A FISHERMAN’S WIFE
www.saltinourblood.com
Newport OR

Emilee Bradford
VIOLATION
www.domesticviolence-101.com
Rutherford NJ

Ersula Knox Odom
At Sula’s Feet
www.sulatoo.com
Brandon FL

Tom Shytle
Carolina Roots
www.amazon.com
Blacksburg SC

BETTY J. IVERSON
TABEA’S STORY
Moraga CA

Larry Ernster
Rural Wisdom
www.amazon.com
Richfield MN

Barbara Dempsey
Memoir of a Psychic
www.lulu.com
Las Vegas NV

Howard M. Layton
Loave and Sand
www.loveandsand.com
Brookfield CT

Robert Gary Haller
Life of a Bluenose
Williamstown NJ

Wilfried Lippmann
VIENNA BLOOD
www.wglippmannbooks.com
Olympia WA

Marie Paquet-Nesson
Ballet to the Corps
www.amazon.com
Cambridge MA

Grant Langdon
SCANDAL in the COURTROOM
www.grantlangdon.com
Cincinnati OH

Dorothy Pollard Price
EIGHT STARS OF GOLD
www.amazon.com
Moses Lake WA

Dawn F. York
The Road to Thomas
Mount Olive AL

James S. Ketchum, M.D.
CHEMICAL WARFARE
www.forgottensecrets.net
Santa Rosa CA

Deanna R. Adams
CONFESSIONS OF A NOT-SO-GOOD CATHOLIC GIRL
www.bbotw.com
Mentor OH

Linda Schein Greenebaum
ETA BITA PI
www.amazon.com
Amherst MA

Lynn A. Jacobson
Surviving Five Daughters
www.amazon.com
Palo Alto CA

Cherie Schofield
Momma And Me
www.amazon.com
Baton Rouge LA

Francine Pappadis Friedman
MatchDotBomb
www.amazon.com
Chicago IA

Paula Stallings Yost and Pat McNees
My Words Are Gonna Linger
www.personalhistories.org
Kennebunk ME

Sharon D. Wiley
Devastatopm to Destiny
Centennial CO

J. CHOATE PARKER
OF MY TIME
www.jchoateparker.com
El Paso TX

Barbara J. Shave
Raven Tricks — It’s All Wrong, Yet It’s All Right!
www.raventrick.com
Kelowna, British Columbia

Barbara J. Shave
Good Intentions Gone Bad!
www.RavenTricks.com
Kelowna, British Columbia

Gina McCabe
What If I Tell
www.whatifitell.com
Warrenton VA

Tim Tyler
A Passion for the Edge: Living Your Dreams Now
www.edenscapepublishing.com
Anchorage AK

Rick and Alice Garlock
Spirit Unbroken; the two sides of love
www.inkwaterbooks.com
Vancouver WA

Carol Bodensteiner
Growing Up Country: Memories of an Iowa Farm Girl
www.amazon.com
Des Moines IA

harry cornwall
Down from Arcturus,a survivor
outskirtspress.com/DownfromArcturus
lincoln CA

Ethel Erickson Radmer
My Odyssey With Two Uncommon Boys: A Trip To The Western States
Cary NC

Wayne Holmes
The Making of a Madam
MakingofaMadam.com
Fairfield OH

Trent Newcomer
The Call of the World – A Young Man’s Journey of Discovery
http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-000066109
Fort Collins CO

Nick Brunacini
B-Shifter: A Firefighter’s Memoir
http://www.amazon.com/B-Shifter-Firefighters-Memoir-Nick-Brunacini/dp/0974753467/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1214791963&sr=8-1
Phoenix AZ

J Michael Cleverley
Born a Soldier: The Times and Life of Larry Thorne
www.mikecleverley.com
Fredericksburg VA

Penny Juros
Cherish Yesterday Dream Tomorrow Live Today…Abracadabra
www.magicalchad.com
Egg Harbor Township NJ

Bob Brackin
Odds and Ends
Orlando FL

Heidi Reed
The Way Light Travels
www.thewaylighttravels.com
Pawtucket RI

Jack Lyndon Thomas
Coyote Jack/Drawing Meaning from Life and Vietnam: A Memoir
amazon.com
Houston TX

Jean Naggar
SIPPING FROM THE NILE, My Exodus From Egypt
www.sippingfromthenile.com
New York City NY

John Barell
Quest for Antarctica–A Journey of Wonder and Discovery
http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookSearchResults.aspx?Search=Quest%20for%20Antarctica
New York NY

Keith Smith
Men in My Town
www.amazon.com
East Windsor NJ

angel harmon
Fiery Furnace; In the Pod with God
Amazon .com
Milwaukee WI

Troy Lynn Pritt
Troy Wye Pritt In His Own Words
Warren AR

Raymond Ross
When Your Numbers Up
Traverse City MI

Rosita Pinkerton
An Igorot’s Journey
www.barnesandnoble.com
Olympia WA

Gary Taylor
Luggage By Kroger
www.amazon.com
Houston TX

Rafael Rajzner & Henry Lew
THE STORIES OUR PARENTS FOUND TO PAINFUL TO TELL
Caulfield North Victoria Foreign Entry

Dan Dolack
ADVENTURE!
Perkasie PA

E. W. Tompkins, Jr.
101 Road Patrol Tales
www.101roadpatroltales.com
Reno NV

Ramona S. Stone
A Year In The Sun
www.bookstandpublishing.com
W Jefferson NC

Leigh Thomas
Recon and the Green Monster
www.buybooksontheweb.com
Riverside WA

Gary R. Ryan
Blessings In Disguise
www.garyryan.me
Oakview CA

Holland C. Kirbo
TRIPLE TREASURES: Our Journey From Infertility Through The First Year With Triplets
www.amazon.com
Moultrie GA

Don Seiden
Artobiography
www.donseiden.com
Chicago IL

Tomi Akinyanmi
A WORTHY LEGACY
www.aworthylegacy.com
Princeton NJ

Elizabeth Blake
NO Child Left Behind?
www.barnesandnoble.com
Peoria AZ

Izzy Heller
SECRETS OF A JEWELER
Chevy Chase MD

Maureen Collins Baker
Outrageous Hero The B.T. Collins Story
www.brycehillpublishing.com
Providence RI

Phil Shpilberg, Moyshe Rekhtman
Here My Home Once Stood
http://www.amazon.com/Here-My-Home-Once-Stood/dp/0615217036
San Rafael CA

Dennis Miner
Not Your Fathers War: In the Service of The Cold War
http://outskirtspress.com/notyourfatherswar
Colorado Springs CO

Jean Traylor Henson
Kip: Beloved Son
DeSoto TX

arthur graham howard
The Odyssey of Sunraker, Why would a successful doctor chuck it all and sail around the world?
jacksonville OR

Marguerite S. Young
Dearest Marguerite: Letters from a Soldier to the Wife He Left Behind
http://www.amazon.com/Dearest-Marguerite-Letters-Soldier-Behind/dp/059547070X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1239579544&sr=1-1
Lincoln NE

Yassin Aref
Son of Mountains
www.yassinaref.com
Albany LA

Svetlana Kravit
"A single woman can also travel and have fun!"
Amazon.com, BN.com
Orlando, Fl. 32824 FL

Barbara A. Foley
Walking Down Life’s Path
www.lulu.com
Bellefonte PA

Susan Gayle
Mama Moon
Arlington VA

Michele Ulriksen
Reform at Victory
www.powells.com
Corvallis OR

Katherine Rose Kreher
A House Divided
www.kreherbooks.com
Wauconda IL

P. A. Condon
Circuits & Bumps
www.trafford.com
Maple Ridge

Holly Otten
The Tin Man – The Voice of an Incest Survivor
www.blurb.com
Exeter RI

Jan Kirsch
Winter Body, Summer Soul
Kimberly City MO

Nancy Mehagian
Siren’s Feast, An Edible Odyssey
www.sirensfeast.com
Studio City CA

Gary Alexander Azerier
4313 & Beyond
www.authorhouse.com
New York NY

Ben F. Williams, Jr.
More Tales Of My Southwest
www.smokin-z.com
Tucson AZ

Toni O’Keeffe
Those Who Trespass Against Us
www.trafford.com
Parksville BC

Deborah Stancato Boyd
Little Girl From Lowber
www.blurb.com
Holly Hill FL

Robyn Mastandrea
Rose Mastandrea: A Well-Loved Life
Bogart GA

Robert W. Lamb
Lone Tree
www.amazon.com
Houston TX

Hellen Battle Kosak
If I Forget You, O Jerusalem
www.amazon.com
Miramar FL

Debbie Williamson
STAND
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=stand%2Fdebbie+williamson
Cottonwood Heights UT

Bruce Cerew
War Child-A-Memoir
www.warchildnet.com
Maarssen

Cindy Birko
Spirit of the Red Horse
http://www.amazon.com/Spirit-Red-Horse-Cindy-Birko/dp/1419686690/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1203020918&sr=1-1
Dallas OR

Mary Gottschalk
Sailing Down the Moonbeam
sailingdownthemoonbeam.com
Des Moines IA

Johnny Cathcart
HOTPANTS… a memoir
johnnyhp.com
St. Joseph MO

Russell E. Spooner
Seeking Signs Of Sanity
http://www.amazon.com
Rehoboth MA

Bernard P. O’Brien
There is a God! but…He takes little children!
www.bernieobriend.com
Mt Dora FL

Helen Ogden Widener & Tad Browning
Scraps of Life
www.elizabethpattoncrockett.com
Irving TX

Peggy Ward
DON’T FRY BACON IN THE NUDE
www.booksurge.com
Tamarac FL

Amelia Corbin
FRACTURED LIVES…NEW BEGINNINGS
http://www.amazon.com
Southbridge MA

D. J. Blue
Peace of the Mind
www.peaceofthemind.com
Lakewood CA

William J. Russell
WHAT I DO
http://www.amazon.com
Ukiah CA

Robert D. Adams
Raised on Hard Love
Springfield IL

Svetlana Kim
White Pearl & I
http://www.amazon.com
Washington DC

John Morris Fenley, Ph.D.
Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Modesto CA

Mildred Dennis
IT’S GONNA BE OK
http://www.authorhouse.com
Perry OH

Judy K. Underwood, Ph.D.
Dying: Finding Comfort and Guidance in a Story of a Peaceful Passing
www.passingpeacefully.com
Ft Collins CO

Barbara Richard
Chasing Ghosts
www.trafford.com
Sequim WA

Clay Moyle
Sam Langford Boxing’s Greatest Uncrowned Champion
www.samlangford.com
Edgewood WA

Daniel Salazar
before the Silver and beyond the Gold
http://www.amazon.com
Phoenix AZ

Barbara Blanks aka St Flossie
OUT OF THE WRECKAGE *The Pop Stories*
www.lulu.com
Garland TX

Belinda Senter Kingsley
TOGETHER AGAIN
Keller TX

Brian D. Ratty
Dutch Clarke – The War Years
http://dutchclarke.com/Books.html
Gearhart OR

Daniel C. Potts
The Broken Jar
Tuscaloosa AL

Joseph Homme
Cures and Chaos: The Life & Times of Dr. Vincent Hume and His Impact on a Frontier Alaska Town (Biography)
www.abe.com
Palmer AK

Elizabeth Bruce
A Show-Off – Just Like Your Father – Surviving Life on the Northern Beaches
SYDNEY

Jenny Pavlovic
8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog
www.8StateKate.net
Afton MN

Sandy Thorne
Beyond The Razor Wire
Lightning Ridge NSW 2834

Judi Amber Chase
The Portals Memoirs Trilogy
N Hollywood CA

Bea Weatherly
A Gift of Grace
www.beaweatherly.com
Calgary AB

Michelle J. Holtby
Bipolar No More
www.bipolarnomore.com
Albuquerque NM

Heike Stucke
Illuminations
www.heikestucke.com
Rego Park NY

Rex B. Valentine
Dowsing Discoveries Finding Water And Other Mysteries
www.rexbvalentinebooks.com
Elma WA

Doris "Cousin Tuny" Freeman
CUZ
www.mainstreetpublishing.com
Jackson TN

Evelyn B. Echols
THEY SAID I COULDN’T DO IT, BUT I DID
http://www.amazon.com
Chicago IL

Mary Neufeld
A Prairie Pilgrim
Winnipeg MB

Macon Jefferys
Memoirs of a Mule Rider
http://www.amazon.com
Raleigh NC

Lee Callaghan
The Gospel According to Mom
Safety Harbor FL

J. Deelstra
Blessings in the Mire
www.blessingsinthemire.com
Salt Lake City UT

Samuel Nakamura
Nurse Of Manzanar
Bellingham WA

Michelle Pranger
A Child’s Voice
www.montegopublishing.com
Monroe CT

Miklos Sajben
DANCING BOOTS AND PIGS’ FEET
www.lulu.com
Chico CA

William E. Chisham
THE ROAD NORTH
www.amazon.com
Sequim WA

Theodore K. Thomas & Ruth Ward Thomas
DOG-SLED DIARY
Warminster PA

Larry N. Smith, MD
Darwin’s War: Science, Politics, Warfare, Faith and Sacrifice: The 416th Bomb Group’s Sacrifices to Defeat Eugenics
www.darwinswar.com
Gainesville FL

Ann von Lossberg
1089 Nights: An Odyssey Through the Middle East, Africa and Asia
www.1089nights.com
Columbia MD

Marji Butler
I SAID TO MYSELF…SELF
www.amazon.com
Chester CT

Katharina Gerlach, Anke Waldmann
Ann Angel’s Freedom
http://www.lulu.com/content/1195988
Bockenem

David D. Speace
Janka Festinger’s Moments of Happiness
Amazon.com
Morgantown PA

Regine Dubono, Yael, Wiiliam Rubel
"Sleeping Beauty Isn’t a Fairy Tale"
www.Stores.Lulu.com/reginedubonobook
South Orange NJ

Regine Dubono, Yael, Wiiliam Rubel
"Desiree, a Midsummer Night’s Dream Medley
www.Stores.Lulu.com/reginedubonobook
South Orange NJ

Eileen A. Schweickert
Funny Farm- Buckin’ M.S.
www.eschweickert.com
Mesick MI

Jenny McGill
Drama & Diplomacy, in sultry Puerto Vallarta
http://www.MJMcGill.com
Talpa de Allende, Jalisco

Glory Read
EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT: AN ALZHEIMER’S MEMOIR
Clifton NJ

Klaus G. Kessler
Terms of War
www.klauskesslerbooks.com
Rockwood Ontario

David Kruidenier, Elizabeth Kruidenier, Beverly Rivera Davis
David and Liz Dancing Through Love
www.barnesandnoble.com
Hurley NY

Jack Neher
Myself When Young
New York NY

Ada F. Barker
The Road to Barkersville
www.lulu.com
Berry Creek CA

Tom Benjey
Oklahoma’s Carlisle Indian School Immortals
www.Tuxedo-Press.com
Carlisle PA

Jacqueline Gum
Confessions of a Corporate Slut
www.jacquelinegum.com
Ft. Lauderdale FL

Dorothy Gorman Yundt
Compass
www.iuniverse.com
Silverthorne CO

Helen Blanchard (with Deanna Durrett)
BREAKING THE ICE: The Story of Helen Blanchard, DTM The First Woman President of Toastmasters International
www.helenblanchard.com
San Diego CA

Sandy Ross
A Place Called the Bla-Bla Café
www.bla-bla-cafe.com
Tarzana CA

Charles Stinson
HOGTOWN: Memories of Madison Heights Virginia
www.lynchsferry.com
Forest VA

Ronald Neil Campbell
The Bad Pipsisewah
www.amazon.com
New York NY

Steven R Fehrenbach
A Simple Soldier
www.redcastle.com
St Johns MI

Laura Smetana
Reflections on Communism and Democracy in Slovakia, a compilation of twenty-four stories
www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/605266
Downers Grove IL

Joan M. Bunney
Sexy In Your 60’s
www.sexyinyour60s.com
Redmond WA

Kalpanik S.
Seattle Adventures: Seattle Memoirs Inspired by my stint at amazon.com
www.seattle-adventures.com
San Diego CA

Len Richman
"Raindrops Glimpses Moments- An Unconventional Memoir of an Unplanned Journey"
www.amazon.com
Lachine Québec

Diane Armstrong
You’re Going Where?! Retired Couple Backpacks Through India and Discovers The Beauty of Simple Living
Regina Beach SK

Sally Moore
One Word, an Alzhiemer’s Caregiver’s Journal
www.bbotw.com/product.aspx?ISBN=0-7414-5085-2
Boynton Beach FL

Arlo M Moen
A SAILOR’S STORIES

Halifax Nova Scotia

Kalpanik S.
Welcome to the USA
www.welcome-to-USA.com
San Diego CA

Marcia A. Thibeault
I Make Horse Calls
www.Imakehorsecalls.com
Georgetown KY

Chuck Randall/ Barbara Kindness
My Impossible Dream
www.myimpossibledreamchuckrandall.com
Edmonds WA

Judy Laddon
Sally: The Older’s Woman’s Illustrated Guide to Self-Improvement
www.sallytheBook.com
Spokane WA

Christel Behnke Gehlert
Recollections of a Hamburger- Growing up German, 1941-1962
www.iuniverse.com
Fort Wayne IN

Jack Eggmann
The Roots of Tennis: Blue Bloods To Blue Collars
www.therootsoftennis.com
Hazelwood MO

Dennis Kelso Ensor
TEXAS PIONEER CHRONICLES: The Life and Times of the Ensor, Kelso & Crim Families Since 1856
www.amazon.com
Hamilton TX

Judy Harwood
Swimming Upriver
www.barnesandnoble.com
Tampa FL

Arthur J. Levy
TROUBLE IN FLATBRUSH
www.ArthurJLevy.com
Fort Lauderdale FL

Hayes L. Whiddon, Jr.
The Whiddon Heritage
www.authorhouse.com/Bookstore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=57292
Chesapeake VA

Rita Keeley Brown
A Pawn of Fate: A True Story of a Search for Identity
www.outskirtspress.com
Parker CO

Rita Sharp
In a Nutshell
Washburn WI

Louise Joy Smoler
Mother and Daughter (no more soup)
www.amazon.com
Staten Island NY

Dr. Bonnie Libhart
Backstage
Huntsville AL

Rose Saposnek
Mama, Are We There Yet?
www.barnesnoble.com
Marina Del Rey CA

Sandie Webb
Laughing on the Inside: The Life and Crimes of Felon O’Reilly
www.amazon.com
Decatur GA

Atman
WALKING IN GRACE
www.amazon.com
Vancouver BC

Tommy W. Bracken
"Tommy- The Saving of a U.S. Navy SEAL"
Vicksburg MS

Fern J. Hill
CHARLEY’S CHOICE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLEY PARKHURST
www.buybooksontheweb.com
Nazareth PA

J. Baker Young
Nothing But Love: A Katrina Volunteer Finds Inspiration in the Aftermath
www.lulu.com
Livermore CA

Janine Maxwell
It’s Not Okay With Me
www.itsnotokaywithme.com
Milton GA

Alan Holmes
"In The Moon" [A memoir of a 1930’s Childhood in France]
Palo Alto CA

Dale Reich
THE LAST INNOCENT GENERATION: GROWING UP IN THE 50’s and 60’s
Oconomowoc WI

Dr. Mahir Ibrahimar
Invitation To Rain A Story Of The Road Taken Towards Freedom
Lawton OK

John Schneider
Purple Hearts- Battle Scars: Memories From the Forgotten War
Reno Nevada

Sheldon Zimbler
UNDAUNTED VALOR, THE MEN OF MUKDEN…In Their Own Words
Kingston NY

Eric Pirogowicz
Fifty…My Own Year Journey
Akron OH

Laura Smitherman
Mommy, Mommy, You Hair Fell Off!
Phoenix AZ

B. R. White
The Glass In My Throat
www.theglassinmythroat.com
Voorhees NJ

June Harman Betts
Father Was A Caveman
www.authorhouse.com
Newark OH

Matthew S. Anderson c/o Ruth Lawrence
BOLD EXPERIMENT A Pioneer’s Vision of Health Care
www.boldexperiment.com
Regina Saskatchewan

Lillian Troll
The Farm
San Francisco CA

Andy Ray (Campanaro)
Another World: Another Time (Growing Up in the Adirondacks in the mid-20th century)
www.amazon.com
Del Toma FL

Joan Thomas Ungerleider
Cooking with the Cherry Tomato Lady
www.amazon.com
Eatonton GA

Pink Dragon Ladies
Paddling Against The Current Chronicles Of Cancer And Courage
Tampa FL

Judy M. Core
Good Music is Better Than Sex
www.amazon.com
Tampa FL

D. Joan LaGrone
Edmonstone Chronicles, Royal Knights and Scottish Kings
www.joanwheelerLaGrone.com
Brighton CO

Tamara Pelosi & Susan Semerade
Pennies From An Angel ~ Innocent Lives Behind A Crime
www.penniesfromanangel.com
Bellmore NY

Charlotte Goodwin
The Twisted Path
www.spiritsandmiracles.com
Pagosa Springs CO

Leslie Robin Lewis
The Cairo Chronicles
http://www.amazon.com/Cairo-Chronicles-Leslie-Robin-Lewis/dp/1439208948/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1239775164&sr=8-3
La Jolla CA

E. B. Alston
Telling It Like It Was
http://www.righterbooks.com/tiliw.htm
Timberlake NC

Martha Payne
Put Him In, Coach! A Mother’s All-Star Memoir
Atlanta GA

Lee Ann Eckhardt Smith
Strength Within: The Granger Chronicles
www.grangerchronicles.com
Richmond, Ontario

Marie Antionette
A Girl Named Job
www.mzmarieantionette.com
Trenton NJ

Paul Harris
Diary From the Dome: Reflections on Fear and Privilege During Katrina
http://diaryfromthedome.webs.com/
Eureka Springs AR

Lazaro Agustin Alvarez
Stills "Moments in Time"
http://www.authorhouse.com/Bookstore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=57379
Miami FL

Michele Elizabeth
White Butterfly
www.micheleelizabeth.com
Springfield OR

Donna Snyder
Define Crazy
Fenton MO

Jerry Deriso
Save Me A Place In Heaven
http://www.savemeaplace.org
Marietta GA

silviamick
I am – Absolute freedom
www.lulu.com/content/2915211
Rome

Claire Power Murphy
Preserved to Serve
WWW.PRESERVEDTOSERVE.COM
Newberry FL

Shelley Samuels
Pen Pals Letters from the Heart
www.bookpenpals.com
Canoga Park CA

Kate Wolfe-Jenson
Dancing with Monsters: Chronic Illness As Creative Transformation
www.dancingwithmonsters.com
Woodbury MN

Naomi Litvin
We Never Lost Hope: A Holocaust Memoir and Love Story
www.weneverlosthope.com
Walnut Creek CA

Kay Jemison
God, Are You Serious?
http://www.godareyouserious.com
WEST HILLS CA

Christine Vassar Tall
London War Letters of a Separated Family 1940-1945
www.londonwarletters.com
Cheshire CT

Marty Rightmyer
I Did as I was Told
www.authorhouse.com
Alton MO

Sidney Aquino a.k.a. Allan Thorn
The Suburban Inmate
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=The+Suburban+Inmate&x=17&y=22
Falls Church VA

Sambath Meas
The Immortal Seeds: Life goes on for a Khmer family
http://www.wheatmark.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=9781604942460&Category_Code=&Store_Code=BS
Schaumburg IL

Molly R Harris
Be Grateful For The Shade
www.mollyrharris.com
Williams AZ

Katie Krueger
Give with Gratitude: Lessons Learned Listening to West Africa
http://www.GivewithGratitude.com
Madison WI

Sheva Loona
Stoning The Stones
Amazon.com
Mount Ida AR

Rosanne L. Bachman
Driving to Clarinda
http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Driving-To-Clarinda/Rosanne-Bachman/e/9780595419036/?itm=1
Omaha NE

Tom Price
Last Hand: A Suburban Memoir of Cards and the Cold War Era
www.lasthandthebook.com
Arlington Heights IL

Andrew Safer
Cracking the Theft Rings: The Story of a Cop at the Port of Halifax
crackingthetheftrings.com
St. John’s, Newfoundland

SWG Writing Group: Leslie Livingston, Martha Postlethwaite, Jean Morris Trumbauer, Rita Meyer, Linda Mack, Susan Hastings, Leslie Ball
Finding Home
St. Paul MN

Robin Reynolds
Life to the Max: Maxims for a Great Life by a Dog named Max
http://www.lifetomax.com
Tempe AZ

Navy Phim
Reflections of a Khmer Soul
http://www.amazon.com/Reflections-Khmer-Soul-Navy-Phim/dp/1587368617
Bellflower CA

Alice Mead
Nowish-A Life out of Time
www.amazon.com/Nowish-Life-Time-Alice-Mead/dp/1439217165/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1242387353&sr=1-1
South Portland ME

Ruth Lehtomaki
China Connections – A Personal Journey
http://www.amazon.com/China-Connections-Personal-Journey-Lehtomaki/dp/9529242530/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1230792950&sr=1-1
Keuruu

Rupert Pratt
Touching the Ancient One
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1587365812/touchingthean-20
Scotia NY

Two Lenz
Walking Through Walls (Overcoming the Barriers of Serious Mental Illness
http://www.twolenz.com
Las Vegas NV

Mania Salinger
Looking Back
http:nelsonpublishingandmarketing.com
West Bloomfield MI

Kim Vazquez
Living in the Rear View Mirror: From Substance Abuse to a Life of Substance
www.kimvazquez.com
Roseville CA

Jeanette Stokes
Hurricane Season: Living Through a Broken Heart
http://www.rcwms.org/publications/OrderHurricaneSeason.html
Durham NC

Bill Raney
Letters to Zerky
www.LetterstoZerky.com
Santa Cruz CA

Thomas Jay Lee
Depression, War, Disability Be Damned: PRAISE GOD
www.amazon.com
Arden North Carolina

Tamam Tracy Moncur
Diary of an Inner City Teacher
www.amazon.com
Newark NJ

Sandra Clayton
Dolphins Under My Bed
www.amazon.com
Heber City Utah

Helga Harris
Dear Helga…Dear Ruth
Sarasota FL

Maria Larsen
WHEN IT REIGNS, IT POURS
www.amazon.com
San Diego CA

John Harvey
1935- One Family’s Year of Trial and Tragedy
Gurnee IL

J Whitley Perry
Delta Jacks
www.deltajacks.com
Lagrange GA

LuxmiH Eve-Lyn Forbes
Soul Adventures
Weirton WV

Richard Schain
Behold the Philosopher
Nogales AZ

Delia Sellers
A Walk Through Fire
abundant.atfreeweb.com
Prescott AZ

Theresa Rose
Opening The Kimono
www.theresarose.net
Lakewood Ranch FL

Carol Devlin
What Do You do With The Yolks?
www.amazon.com
Evergreen CO

Carolyn Roos Olsen
Hollywood’s Man Who Worried For The Stars
www.hollywoodmgr4thestars.com

Irwin Touster
Painted Memories
N.Y.C N.Y.

Cleo Lampos
Grandpa’s Remembering Book
Oak Lawn IL

Kim Smith
Where Quirky Meets Menacing
vintagesmith.com
SF CA

Vivian A. Weand
Therese Neumann Germany’s Great Saint
San Diego CA

José Astorga
An American Dream
www.outskirtspress.com
Marlton NJ

Julia MacArthur, Steve MacArthur
Pedaling From Here to Happy: A Journey Around the World
Calgary Alberta

Steve West
Flying Over the Pyrenees, Standing on the Plains
www.wildlifebooks.com
Lleida

Ellen Abel
A Long Way Home
Miami FL

Ida Mae Kempel
Along the Way
Alameda CA

Claire Karssiens
Sweetgum Slough
Nokomis FL

Phyllis Gruetzmacher
Journey of Borrowed Grace
Bentonville AR

Cleve C. Barkley
In Death’s Dark Shadow- A Soldier’s Story
Loraine IL

Peter Jurich
Typing With One Hand
www.typingwithonehand.com
Dearborn MI

Terry Fulgham
Battling The Blessings
www.battlingtheblessings.com
Flint Michigan

Andrew R. Reese
REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups: The Untold Story
http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-000065448
Hummelstown PA

Dawn Kairns
Maggie: the dog who changed my life
www.dawnkairns.com
Boulder CO

Kevin Kirsch
Julie’s Gift: Memories of London
http://www.booklocker.com/books/3797.html
Rockville MD

Dink
The Victims of M.A.R.C.S.
http://www.crosam.com
Marion IN

Betty Jo Goddard
She Ate the Neck of the Chicken (and Said She Preferred It)
http://www.freewebs.com/bettyjogoddard
Anchor Point AK

Betty Jo Goddard
If You Can’t Train Them, Love Them: The Dogs In My Life
http://www.freewebs.com/bettyjogoddard
Anchor Point AK

Nancy Ringel as told to Jenni Hadden
What They Could Not Forget: Memoirs of Leo and Wjera Ringel
www.publishingforthegenerations.com
Larkspur CO

Patricia Harrelson
Between Two Women: Conversations About Love & Relationship
http://outskirtspress.com/webpage.php?isbn=9781432719999
Jamesown CA

Janine Crowley Haynes
My Kind of Crazy: Living in a Bipolar World
www.amazon.com
M.T. Kisco NY

Captain Don Wright
Life Is A Piece Of Cake
www.captaindonwright.com
New London NH

Julie Foster VanCamp
Searching For Ichabod- His Eighteenth-Century Diary Leads Me Home
www.amazon.com
Lopez Island WA

Carrieanne Fonger
Enlightment: One Women’s Journey as an Extrasensory Human
www.naturallyabundant.ca
Calgary Alberta

Allison Barron
Captured Memoirs: In The Midst of Battle
Barwick Ontario

Jean Lengwin
As I See It
www.jeanlengwin.com
Grants Pass OR

LeAnne Brogan
Inside Amy: Adults and Eating Disorders
Freeland PA

Robert Turn (Sky Masterson)
Pilots Of the Line
Seville OH

Paulle Clark
Wolfsong: A Love Story
www.amazon.com
El Prado NM

Deborah Ludwig
Rebirth
www.RebirthJournal.com
Weehawken NJ

Jerry Autry
Gun Totin Chaplain
www.airbornepress.com
San Francisco CA

Lawrence F Lihosit
Across The Yucatom
www.abookcompany.net
Madera CA

Carrie H Johnson
From the Pits to the Palace: One Woman’s Journey to Self-Realization
www.bbotw.com
Framingham MA

Rose M Green
Turning Points
Berkeley CA

Ethel Lee-Miller
Thinking of Miller Place: A Memoir of Summer Comfort
www.amazon.com
Lincoln Park NJ

Gail Johnston
Make Alot of Noise and Don’t Go on the Porch
www.xlibris.com
Middletown DE

Jenifer Fay Field
Searching for Home
LuLu.com
Collierville TN

Elaine Williams
A Journey Well Taken: Life After Loss
http://www.ajourneywelltaken.com
East Jewett NY

Pamela Bauer Mueller
Neptune’s Honor
www.pinatapub.com
Jekyll Island GA

Brett J. Truitt
LILLIE
www.amazon.com
Brooklyn NY

BRET MERKLE
TRAGIC BLESSING
www.tragicblessing.org
HARRISBURG SD

Karen Stevenson
Elsie Fox: Portrait of an Activist
www.iuniverse.com
Miles City MT

Amy Y. Martin
Living To Tell About It, A Pursuit of Normalcy
www.lulu.com/content/2193894
Raleigh NC

Carlton Davis
bipolar bare
www.bipolarbarebook.com
Pasadena CA

Corinne Cheatham
She Doesn’t Look Deaf
www.llumina.com
Monroe WA

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