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Adversity Defeated, Marc Hoberman

Grief & Hardship, Memoir & Biography

At the age of sixteen, Marc Hoberman moved from Yonkers, New York, to Hollywood, Florida. Moving away from his friends was hard enough, but being diagnosed with epilepsy shortly thereafter was even harder. Marc’s story follows him from high school up to his present-day life as an author, teacher, husband, and father. His struggles with … Read more

The Loose Ends Became Knots, Austin M. Hopkins

Grief & Hardship, Memoir & Biography

In his debut book, Austin tells his story of emerging into young adulthood while surviving sexual violence and living with mental illness. His story is narrated through journal entries, poetry, and short stories. The Loose Ends Became Knots is a profound, moving and remarkable memoir written by Austin M. Hopkins. Throughout The Loose Ends Became … Read more

Nowhere Else I Want to Be, Carol D. Marsh

Grief & Hardship, Medical & Research, Memoir & Biography

Carol D. Marsh founded, directed, and lived at Miriam’s House, a Washington, DC, residence for homeless women living with AIDS. In this powerful memoir, Marsh recalls how she came to confront issues far removed from her own experience: addiction, poverty, and the institutional racism that permeates our society on every level. From the humorous to … Read more

Grace in Progress: Prayers for the Beautifully Broken, J.C. Beichner

Christian Living & Devotional, Grief & Hardship, Religion & Spirtuality, Self-Help & Motivational

In this award-winning Christian devotional, author J. C. Beichner shares her own coming-of-age story of overwhelming childhood loss and her search for forgiveness. Combined with a beautiful collection of prayers, the author’s testimony and reflection help each of us discover the infinite depth of God’s mercy. Grace in Progress: Prayers for the Beautifully Broken is … Read more

Friend Grief and the Military: Band of Friends, Victoria Noe

Civilization & Culture, Grief & Hardship, Health & Well Being, Military & War History, Self-Help & Motivational

“They were killing my friends.” That was how Medal of Honor recipient Audie Murphy justified his heroic actions in World War II. As long as there have been wars, men and women in the military have watched their friends die. Experts warn that delaying our grief will complicate our lives. But what about those who … Read more

Truth Over Shame: Rising Above the Stigma of Depression, Michael J. Chase

Grief & Hardship, Memoir & Biography, Parenting & Relationships, Psychology & Counseling, Self-Help & Motivational

In Michael J. Chase’s emotionally charged memoir, he explains how our most significant moments of pain can lead us toward a life that is bitter . . . or one that is undeniably better. By choosing to see any crisis, big or small, as the precursor to courage, resilience and especially, truth, we discover the … Read more

Serenity: Aging With Dignity, Living With Grace, David Brady

Grief & Hardship, Religion & Spirtuality, Self-Help & Motivational, Spirituality & Philosophy

On January 4th, 2010, I suffered a catastrophic brain injury. That injury dramatically impacted every aspect of my life; impaired my ability to do the work I’ve done all of my career as a writer/producer/director on 130 prime time television episodes and 4 feature films and left me wondering, how do I overcome these challenges?  … Read more