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*AUTHOR, EICHIN CHANG-LIM:
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Parenting is a challenging journey, especially when raising a child who requires extra attention. There are days when it feels as if you’re trapped in a dark cave with no way out. The lonesomeness and helplessness exhaust you. You may be looking for some words of inspiration to know that you are not alone.
A Mother’s Heart is a book for any parent in a similar circumstance. This book is written by a mother raising a special needs son with a genetic disorder. It encapsulates both the elements of a memoir and a self-help book. (More on Amazon)
*AUTHOR, GREGORY D. DOERING:
Honor and Indignity is a nonfiction memoir that provides insight into the journey of one Marine. The narrator finishes twelve months and tewnty-five days in Vietnam, seven of those months in combat. Arriving stateside, he finds the adjustment extremely difficult and reaches out for help after arriving at El Toro Air Station. At the mercy of the naval medical system he entrusts with his care, he finds himself incarcerated and sexually assaulted by care providers in a psychiatric ward at Camp Pendleton, California. The journey continues from the end of military service to civilian life, and cover forty-plus year after-effects experienced by the veteran.
*RWISA AUTHOR, “The Late” KATHRYN C. TREAT:
Imagine that the very food you eat and the beautiful carpet on your floors start to make you feel violently ill. Your contact lenses cause your eyes to burn and water uncontrollably. Trace amounts of mold on other people’s clothing cause you to become unable to hold a thought or get it from your brain to your mouth during an everyday conversation. (More on Amazon)
*RWISA AUTHOR, LYNN HOBBS:
The true life story of Lillie Fritsche. One of sixteen siblings, born in the depression era. Lillie’s mother passed away when she was seven years old. Follow her journey from a motherless child to an inspiring woman of faith.
*AUTHOR, MARIAN BEAMAN:
What if the Mennonite life young Marian Longenecker chafed against offered the chance for a new beginning? What if her two Lancaster County homes with three generations of family were the perfect launch pad for a brighter future? Readers who long for a simpler life can smell the aroma of saffron-infused potpie in Grandma’s kitchen, hear the strains of four-part a capella music at church, and see the miracle of a divine healing.
Follow the author in pigtails as a child and later with a prayer cap, bucking a heavy-handed father and challenging church rules. Feel the terror of being locked behind a cellar door. Observe the horror of feeling defenseless before a conclave of bishops, an event propelling her into a different world.
Fans of coming-of-age stories will delight in one woman’s surprising path toward self-discovery, a self that lets her revel in shiny red shoes.
*AUTHOR, MICKI PELUSO: