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    Author: Andrea Freeman


When The Shadows Disappear By: Andrea Freeman

When The Shadows Disappear

By: Andrea Freeman

There is often an emotional letdown after giving birth. It’s normal. They call it “The Baby Blues.” And it usually goes away. But one in eight women sink into the darkest shadow of sadness imaginable: Postpartum Depression.


Andrea Freeman escaped from its hellish depths, and lived to tell her courageous story.


Book available 10/31/2015



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 9780986179020

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    Author: Anna Sharon Logan


View From An Apple By: Anna Sharon Logan

View From An Apple

By: Anna Sharon Logan

“For years I wrote about my life and kept the stories in a drawer. Aside from their value as a way of putting my tears on paper they seemed to hold no real purpose. However after my friend and I discussed the theory that our choices equal lessons to be learned I went back to some of the papers and realized how strong an influence those moments were in my growth. I saw my life growing in a series of stages some stages bombarding me in rapid succession while others took decades but always coming to a full circle the development of who I am.” – Anna Sharon Logan. This sometimes poignant sometimes humorous recounting of the lifelong struggle and sheer determination of Anna Sharon Logan in View From An Apple Tree A Memoir of Courage themes life as she knows it – the triumph of the spirit. This uplifting memoir is a testament to the merit of perseverance



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9815763-1-2

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    Author: Bill Leatherman


Jack Of All Trades Master Of Won By: Bill Leatherman

Jack Of All Trades Master Of Won

By: Bill Leatherman

From the 1940’s as a youth, on into the twenty-first century as a grandfather, the author details a romp through childhood From memories to a life well lived as an adult.  He recalls somewhat challenging, yet prosperous times, as he rummaged through the many ups and downs that life has to offer.  The title, “Jack of all Trades, Master of Won”, is essentially the author’s way of telling his grandchildren that despite roadblocks along the way, he has “won at life” and all it has to offer. He offers an interesting insight into the struggles that families faced after World War II and into the “fabulous fifties”, as America began to realize there was hope of prosperity for all.  The nineteen sixties were called “Camelot”, truly one of the greatest of decades for America and all its people.  During this time when all young men were required to register for the draft at age eighteen, the US Army dramatically shaped this author’s life, as he previously had been a somewhat wayward youth in his teenage years.   A three year enlistment in the US Army was followed by his college years, an athletic career, a wonderful marriage, fatherhood, and a long and lengthy, successful coaching career.   Amusing stories of youthful teenage pranks, some of them even on the “troubling side” make for interesting reading.  He received many second chance opportunities as a young adult and vowed to make the most of them.  Originally intended to offer his personal story of life in the forties, fifties and the sixties for his grandchildren, it has evolved into a family history



Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 9780986179006

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    Author: Bruce Boyer


24 7 Stories of Faith From Everyday Life By: Bruce Boyer

24 7 Stories of Faith From Everyday Life

By: Bruce Boyer

Through the use of everyday experiences Bruce shares how God is available to us and meets each of us where we are. The stories inspire as a personal devotion or in a group/business setting.” Terra Lynn Dearth, (National) Director YMCA Christian Leadership Conferences and Rag/Leathers Program “Bruce has a gift of taking an everyday situation and finding God’s fingerprints. It’s a down to earth approach to making our spiritual walk come to life.


I relate to his writing and am inspired to open my eyes to try to find real lessons in my own life.” Bob Kahle, Executive Director Fairview Lakes YMCA Camps “Bruce Boyer’s writings inspire Christians who desire to discover the peace and joy in everyday moments. I highly recommend this book as a devotional. Reading it is an opportunity to help take a break from the demands of everyday life and consider the Glory of God as shown through acts of kindness and grace in our community.” Mayor Dawn H. Morgan The first two chapters of this book provide Bruce’s perspective of his son being lost in the Amazon rainforest, and how their rescue changed many lives. This true story has been nationally featured on two different Discovery Channel dramatizations; I Shouldn’t Be Alive (Into the Heart of Darkness episode) and Secrets of Survival (Lost in the Amazon.)



Price: $19.99 | ISBN: 978-0-9912660-6-7

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Touchpoints of Faith By: Bruce Boyer

Touchpoints of Faith

By: Bruce Boyer

“Bruce Boyer is a sweet spirited man of God and this truth soaks through all of his devotional writings. His approach of taking the everyday event and seeing the way, the love, or the mission of God in the world today, will build up sensitivity in you to see God in your own life everyday as well! If you are an everyday man or woman of God looking for Him in your life you will love this devotional journey.”
Pastor Keith Speaks, Senior Pastor
Hales Corners Lutheran Church
Hales Corner, Wisconsin.


“Bruce Boyer’s writings remind us that God is always working in our lives, through every situation and circumstance. These short, easy to read devotionals help you reflect on our God and Savior Jesus Christ through a powerful message and include questions to reflect on, scripture, and a prayer. This time of reflection on God’s greatness will prepare you to enjoy the blessings God has already planned for you that day.”
Oscar Manuel Aguirre, Executive Director
Pan de Vida Foundation
Quito, Ecuador.

“Bruce impacted many lives in his strong career living out the true Christian Mission of the YMCA every day. Touchpoints of Faith is a wonderful capstone for his work and meaningfully extends his calling to serve others. For each of us, our daily walk and work as leaders and citizens of the world will be encouraged and guided by the rich inspiration found in these chapters of thoughtful devotions created by Godly women and men.”
Andy C. Calhoun
YMCA Director, 1972-present.

“Within the YMCA organization there are always opportunities to share tried and true, faith-based lessons. We are constantly seeking tools and resources that reflect the good news of God’s grace. Bruce Boyer’s devotional book allows staff and participants the chance to share the Christian Mission through stories and experiences found throughout its pages.”
Rosemary Suess, Executive Director
Jerry Long Family YMCA
Winston-Salem, NC.



Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 9780986179099

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    Author: Danny Jefferson


From Hear To Forever By: Danny Jefferson

From Hear To Forever

By: Danny Jefferson

A Funeral Director’s Triumph Over Adversity Danny Jefferson remembers being laughed at and bullied. He remembers talking too loud and too much. That’s what deaf people do. His roller coaster journey through life will lead you from heartfelt tears to joyous laughter, as well as admiration for his many accomplishments along the way. Enjoy the ride!



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 9780991266012

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    Author: Doris Mullings


Liz Malone Student Nurse By: Doris Mullings

Liz Malone Student Nurse

By: Doris Mullings

Liz is a 17 year old girl from Savannah Georgia. She enters Mercy Hospital’s Nursing School in Baltimore Maryland. It’s Fall of 1941 and the city is fully engaged in preparations for war. Ship-building railroad troop transportation and the presence of several military installations in close proximity keep Baltimore busy. Liz’s room-mate Jo Brennan introduces Liz to a friend of hers Jimmy Stuart. Jimmy is a Corporal in the United States Fifty Army and is stationed nearby at Fort Meade. The two are attracted to each other but find it difficult to meet often due to the pressures of their vocations. Liz has classroom instruction as well as floor duty Jimmy’s duties at his base allow him an occasional week-end leave. Just as their romance warms up it is cooled by the unexpected deployment of Jimmy’s unit overseas. Liz is stunned by this incident but seeing it happen to many of her friends helps to lighten the blow. Her own duty calls her to diligence in study and instruction both in the classroom and on patient floors. Much of the learning is done in Medical Doctor guided tours of hospital wards using patients as the best way for the nurses to understand what the textbooks can’t convey. As the weeks of separation stretch into months letter-writing and photos become the only way to continue the relationship which Liz and Jimmy have established. The letters reveal sometimes in vivid detail how different their lives have become. They are carried along by the history-making events of a World War and the consequences of that event are completely unknown. Following the lives of these two young people is the stuff of this story. Will Jimmy survive the bloody battles that he is facing? Will he come home whole and hearty will he come home at all? And Liz – will she still find Jimmy the smiling blue-eyed sandy haired soldier she’s come to love?



Price: $3.99 | ISBN: 1E+12

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    Author: Dr Lee Gerhard


Rocks In My Pocket and Mud On My Boots By: Dr Lee Gerhard

Rocks In My Pocket and Mud On My Boots

By: Dr Lee Gerhard

“Rocks in My Pocket and Mud on My Boots” is a collection of mostly first person short stories recounting people encountered in a geology career, events that shaped that career, and memorable adventures. Although autobiographical, it is not an autobiography. It does not address any of the author’s scientific accomplishments or failures, but are anecdotes of impacts on the life and times of the author. Some names have been changed to avoid identifying characters.


 


The book does include some of the author’s philosophy, thoughts, and rationale.  It also lists some of the most important people who positively influenced his career. As he has said, “I had the most interesting, challenging, and sometimes exciting career


I could ever have imagined for a country farm kid who grew up milking cows.”



Price: $7.99 | ISBN: 9999999999999

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The Meeker Conspiracies By: Dr Lee Gerhard

The Meeker Conspiracies

By: Dr Lee Gerhard

This is the best action GeoSuspense adventure novel since Arthur C. Clarke’s posthumous Richter 10. Lee Gerhard is not just a successful petroleum geologist and great professor, he is a master storyteller, and this is one of his best.


 



Price: $7.99 | ISBN: 9780988595316

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    Author: Estie Culler Bennington


Insanity On The Road To Glory By: Estie Culler Bennington

Insanity On The Road To Glory

By: Estie Culler Bennington
Insanity on the Road to Glory depicts the early years of Estie Culler’s life who at the age of six was kidnapped along with her younger sister and brother ages 4 and 2 by their paranoid-schizophrenic street- preaching father. They hitchhiked throughout thirteen states. Their destination California their mission to load ships with Bibles to be delivered to Communist China for distribution to “lost and dying souls”.
Journey with these three little ones across the country with their thumbs pointed in the air while their father hides in the bushes hoping for a ride to the next town. Frequently the children were left alone in waiting rooms of bus stations without supervision or money for food.
A threat from her father was always foremost in Estie’s mind “John Edgar Hoover will rape you before you are twenty-one years old.”
Estie’s fear of her father is written with tenderness disappointment and the indoctrination that a child should honor her father – no matter what.
A book unlike any you have ever read!


Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 9.78098E+12

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    Author: Jake Updegrove


FROM HATS TO SHIELDS By: Jake Updegrove

FROM HATS TO SHIELDS

By: Jake Updegrove
This is the story of my life as I moved on after high school worked in a hat factory later serving in the Army. With God’s guidance my career in law enforcement became a reality. A sampling of cases that I worked will give the reader an idea of how horrific things occur while most of society is safely at home or at work. When we trust in God he will see us through.

God Bless!

Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9823005-2-7

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    Author: Joseph M Knight


Pentecoastals Pokeberries and Possum Stew By: Joseph M Knight

Pentecoastals Pokeberries and Possum Stew

By: Joseph M Knight

 On August 5, 1960, house mothers met Joe Knight and his four siblings at the gate of the Baptist Children’s Home in Thomasville, N. C., took their hands, and walked them to the next chapter of their lives.
Joe Knight, who was ten years old, looked back at his mother, Ruth Talley Knight. She was trembling and crying. Her heart was broken. Having to feed them possum stew turned out to be the last straw. She had to give up her children.
That night Joe recalls sleeping between two sheets for the first time in his life. And was able to go to an inside bathroom!
Since 1950, the year Buck Knight deserted his wife and children, the Knight family had lived in squalor moving from shanty to shanty; some with no electricity, most with no indoor plumbing.
Buck Knight would return, though. On November 22, 1963 he showed up at the Children’s Home and kidnapped his children. By the grace of God Joe Knight lived to tell his remarkable story. Hard as it is to believe, Pentecostals, Pokeberries and Possum Stew is a true story.
Brace yourself for its many twists and turns…



Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 978-09861990-3-7

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    Author: Mary Beisner


Trailer Trolls and Good Folks By: Mary Beisner

Trailer Trolls and Good Folks

By: Mary Beisner
I arrived at work on Monday morning and was stunned when I saw the fire trucks police cars firemen and officers milling around the grounds of our newly acquired Airport Mobile Home Park

What had caused the fire in Bernie and Betsy’s trailer? Was it an accident or the result of an on-going feud? Was this an isolated incident or merely a foreshadowing of what lay ahead?

Mary Beisner’s account of being thrust into the role of owner and landlord of a mobile home park with all its obstacles escapades and challenges is humorous and poignant. A fast fun read!

Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9796866-5-8

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    Author: Sandra Redding


Greensboro & Me By: Sandra Redding

Greensboro & Me

By: Sandra Redding
Inspired by Greensboro’s Bicentennial this memoir explores the author’s sixty-year romance with her favorite city. The dazzling lights of downtown and the roar of the train enchanted her as a child. Later she and husband Joe moved here to work play and rear their two sons.

Join her as she struggles to do what’s right for her husband her kids her dying parents and herself. Rejoice with her as the city with its many public libraries museums colleges and universities becomes her teacher. Laugh with her as she delights in the unique shops restaurants and entertainment venues. Share with her the serenity derived from hiking in local parks and greenways. Most enticing of all in these pages meet the extraordinary people who enrich her life.

If like the author you love Greensboro her dance will become your dance.

Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-09815763-6-7

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Naomi Wise By: Sandra Redding

Naomi Wise

By: Sandra Redding

Imbued with mystery and romance, this provocative novel pays homage to Naomi Wise, an orphan who lived in Randolph County, North Carolina during the early 1800s. Like Naomi, author Sandra Redding grew up near the banks of Deep River. There, as a child, she heard the sad tales and haunting songs describing how the orphan was murdered by devious Jonathan Lewis, the man who promised to marry her. The author revives feisty Naomi on these pages. Possessing neither family nor dowry she works on a farm from dawn to dusk to survive. Though men succumb to her charms, her free spirit offends the delicate sensibilities of many women. As Mary Ruth, a farm wife who migrated from Pennsylvania, and Arabelle, an escaped slave, attempt to guide Naomi from harm’s way, the three women bond, bravely sharing sorrows and savoring triumphs.



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9860300-3-1

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    Author: Virginia Tillotson


Conducting Matters  A Sonata of Life By: Virginia Tillotson

Conducting Matters A Sonata of Life

By: Virginia Tillotson

Conducting Matters is delightful!  It is the true story of a tiny, sparkling, tree-climbing, Southern girl with a deep love of music who rose to a highly respected professional position that allowed her to dynamically touch the lives of others along her way, without losing that funny, little-girl, prank-playing charm.



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 9780986179068

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    Author: Willa Dean Hall


Then By: Willa Dean Hall

Then

By: Willa Dean Hall
THEN is a charming collection of writings that will take you back to a sweeter gentler time.

Willa Dean Hall grew up during the depression and saw hard times but she always had a way of putting a positive spin on life no matter what the circumstance. Her writings have been compared to the likes of Mark Twain and Laura Ingles Wilder. She uses the expressions that were poplar for the era and her descriptions of place and sense of character transport the reader to that time and place. As she shares with the reader the real happenings of her family the reader gets to know and learns to love the Bumgarner children as well as their parents.

Willa Dean Hall (1921 – 2001) did not get to see her book in print but as a tribute to her mother Lynette Hall Hampton put the collection together. The cover is a cross-stitched picture of the Bumgarner cabin that is mentioned the book.

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    Author: Wilt Browning


Come Quitin Time By: Wilt Browning

Come Quitin Time

By: Wilt Browning
Come Quittin’ Time is the third cotton mill life book by Wilt Browning following Linthead about what life was like in mill villages of the middle of the 20th century and The Rocks the story of a good mill baseball team that for a season competed less than successfully yet made history at the professional minor league level. In the early part of the 20th century thousands of children some of them as young as 5 and 6 were forced to forego education to go to work in the burgeoning textile industry in the southern United States. One of those children was Martha Chappell and Come Quittin’ Time is her true story. Her story as with many other child laborers is one of struggle and triumph and deep faith. And her story offers a rare look at the human side of factory life because her life almost perfectly ran a parallel course to the robust life of the cotton industry. When she was young the industry was young when she grew old much of the cotton mill industry grew old as well and much of it died before she did. Martha died a few days before Christmas 2002 but by then life as she had known it on the mill hill was already gone. In the end she had gotten through it all with a dogged determination an abiding faith and a clear understanding of how to use her skills at baking home-made biscuits as bartering chips even for her very life.

Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 9780979094927

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Do They Play Football in Heaven? By: Wilt Browning

Do They Play Football in Heaven?

By: Wilt Browning

“Mike Pope is a great coach and a great motivator. I am what I am because of him.” Troy Brown Former Record-setting Wide Receiver New England Patriots “This book is one of the best I have ever read. As a person who has spent his life associated and involved in some area of sports it touched me deeply and at times emotionally. It is a great story.” Dr. Herb Appenzeller Retired college athletic director and editor of the national newsletter From the Gym to the Jury “You won’t find a better offensive line coach and you won’t find anybody more passionate about the game than Mike Pope.” Greg Crolley Head Football Coach Lakewood High School Sumter S.C. “I never saw Mike anything but positive” even facing a double amputation. “It was like he was infused with something. He was an inspiration to all of us coaches.” Mike Martin Former Football Coach Sumter S.C. High School “I’ve never met anyone who loves football the way this man does.” Danny SawyerRetired High School Football Coach and Long-timeAcquaintance



Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9823005-8-9

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WARRIOR (hard back edition) By: Wilt Browning

WARRIOR (hard back edition)

By: Wilt Browning
“For many years I began my day by reading Wilt Browning’s outstanding articles in the Greensboro Daily News and later the News & Record. Wilt had a way with words that captured the essence of that day’s story. Wilt is now writing books with the same clarity and grace that make his stories leap off the page.
“As a Korean War-era veteran with the United States Coast Guard I never saw any actual combat. But thanks to Wilt’s newest book Warrior From Grenades to Greeting Cards the Story of an American Fighting Man I feel as if I was right in the middle of the action. Wilt exquisitely captured the story of Ken Simpson a Korean War veteran who may not have been rightfully honored for his exploits during that conflict. This book will change that injustice and allow readers to feel as if they travelled right along with Ken both during and after the war.
“I am an avid fan of Wilt Browning’s writing and his newest book confirms for me that he is one of the best storytellers in the country. I am equally proud that he is a constituent and friend of mine. I heartily recommend Warrior From Grenades to Greeting Cards the Story of an American Fighting Man. Congressman Howard Coble
Five-time award winning journalist Wilt Browning has written a compelling inspirational
true story about a decorated military man. An army chaplain called Ken Simpson “the bravest man I ever met fearless when he faced the enemy.” After his distinguished
military career ended Ken was called a “marketing genius” in the greeting card industry where he saved several companies from bankruptcy just as he saved the men under his command from death behind enemy lines. I recommend Wilt Browning’s
masterful book “Warrior” to all who love a great story.
Herb Appenzeller Friend and former coach
Ken Simpson was the most unique man in business I ever encountered and I was involved in seven companies in my time. The common way to get ahead in business and climb the corporate ladder is by doing everything you can to please the people above you and by abusing the people under you.
Ken was the absolute opposite of that. He frequently abused the people above him on the corporate ladder and did everything he needed to do to make the people working for him happy. Let me put it this way Ken was the George Patton of the sales force. He didn’t take anything off anybody. He was a take-no-prisoners kind of guy working in the corporate world. Benjamin Sotille Retired CEO

Price: $28.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9846320-7-7

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Warrior (Paper back edition) By: Wilt Browning

Warrior (Paper back edition)

By: Wilt Browning
“For many years I began my day by reading Wilt Browning’s outstanding articles in the Greensboro Daily News and later the News & Record. Wilt had a way with words that captured the essence of that day’s story. Wilt is now writing books with the same clarity and grace that make his stories leap off the page.
“As a Korean War-era veteran with the United States Coast Guard I never saw any actual combat. But thanks to Wilt’s newest book Warrior From Grenades
to Greeting Cards the Story of an American Fighting Man I feel as if I was right in the middle of the action. Wilt exquisitely captured the story of Ken Simpson a Korean War veteran who may not have been rightfully honored for his exploits during that conflict. This book will change that injustice and allow readers to feel as if they travelled right along with Ken both during and after the war.
“I am an avid fan of Wilt Browning’s writing and his newest book confirms for me that he is one of the best storytellers in the country. I am equally proud that he is a constituent and friend of mine. I heartily recommend Warrior From Grenades to Greeting Cards the Story of an American Fighting Man. Congressman Howard Coble

Five-time award winning journalist Wilt Browning has written a compelling inspirational true story about a decorated military man. An army chaplain called Ken Simpson
“the bravest man I ever met fearless when he faced the enemy.” After his distinguished military career ended Ken was called a “marketing genius” in the greeting card industry where he saved several companies from bankruptcy just as he saved the men under his command from death behind enemy lines. I recommend Wilt Browning’s masterful book “Warrior” to all who love a great story. Herb Appenzeller Friend and former coach
Ken Simpson was the most unique man in business I ever encountered and I was involved in seven companies in my time. The common way to get ahead in business and climb the corporate ladder is by doing everything you can to please the people above you and by abusing the people under you.
Ken was the absolute opposite of that. He frequently abused the people above him on the corporate ladder and did everything he needed to do to make the people working for him happy. Let me put it this way Ken was the George Patton of the sales force. He didn’t take anything off anybody. He was a take-no-prisoners kind of guy working in the corporate world. Benjamin Sotille Retired CEO

Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9846320-6-0

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