All Blog Posts Tagged 'memoirs' (21)

Engine 24: Fire Stories 1, 2 and 3 by Joe Corso

Fascinating stories.



About the book: Now, all in one complete book, Joe Corso’s ENGINE 24: FIRE STORIES BOOKS 1, 2, AND 3, including the AWARD-WINNING FIRE STORIES: BOX 598!

ENGINE 24: FIRE STORIES BOOKS 1, 2, AND 3 chronicles the career of Joe D’Albert, aka author Joe Corso, as a New York City firefighter. In this exciting compilation of fire…


Added by Susan Keefe on February 19, 2014 at 5:29am — No Comments

New Release - Forebears by John Needham

A fascinating story of discovery spanning the 20th and 21st Centuries.


 About the book:  When Jay Harding is given his grandmother June’s diary after her death he discovers a vivid picture depicting one Englishwoman’s life from childhood during the dark times of wartime Britain up to the present day. But he’s already learned dark secrets. Prior to her passing his…


Added by Susan Keefe on February 10, 2014 at 2:04pm — No Comments

You Cannot Find Peace Until You Find All The Pieces by Marie Maiden

Honest and Inspirational.

You Cannot Find Peace Until You Find All The Pieces

About the book: You Cannot Find Peace Until You Find All The Pieces tells the story of how God through Jesus Christ transformed my life and gave me the strength to overcome a less than desirable childhood, the regrets of becoming a teen mother, anger, immaturity, poor decision making and a really bad attitude.


Review by Susan Keefe:

My first impression when starting…


Added by Susan Keefe on December 5, 2013 at 11:09am — No Comments

Be Careful What You Write

At the forefront of my earliest years of writing and publication I queried quite a few professional authors for advice and guidance. I wanted to know the easiest, less painful ways of achieving publication with full size books. I had a plethora of old-timers and experts from which to gain any hints or tips that would cut through the crap and get me off to a good start. These contacts came primarily from the Science Fiction Writers of American. They had some standard warnings and insider…


Added by Chris Stevenson on November 9, 2013 at 9:37pm — 1 Comment

My First Book Sighning: Barnes and Noble, Naples FL March 23, 2013 Part I

Hello everyone!

I have the greatest news ever!  I have confirmed with the Event Coordinator of the Barnes and Nobles in Naples FL to participate in a local authors' book signing event!  I will be one of 10-12 other others there, and I have agreed to appear between 2-4pm.  Barnes and Noble will provide for me a table, chair, sign, and copies of Murder on O'Hollow's Eve and Other Short Stories and The Adventures of Travis and Asrid, Book 1:  The Europe Blogs! 



Added by Danielle Swisher on January 28, 2013 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Can We Come In & Laugh, Too? - Rosetta Schwartz, Author

Can We Come In and Laugh, Too? – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds, A Book and A Dish
‘When I was very young the only transportation was street cars. There were o buses, elevated systems, or cars. Henry Ford was still working on…

Added by Martha A. Cheves on November 6, 2012 at 12:20pm — No Comments

A Hidden Madness

James (Jim) T.R. Jones holds an undergraduate degree with the highest

distinctions from the University of Virginia and a law degree with honours from

Duke University (the Yale of the south). He's worked for an elite law firm on

Wall Street, clerked for a judge in the…


Added by Marie Clarke on June 28, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Writing: The # 1 Way to Review and Reconcile Your Life

What do we do with the memories of how we've navigated our different life stages? Some pleasantly, others not.  Is there a way to reflect and make peace with it all?

WRITE!  It's Cathartic, Freeing, Healing.…


Added by Deborah L. Parker on June 24, 2012 at 5:36pm — No Comments

My book is now available in paperback and on the kindle! "How Do You Like Me Now? A True Story of Greed, Fear and Disaster as a Wall Street Day Trader."

How Do You Like Me Now? A True Story of Greed, Fear and Disaster as a Wall Street Day Trader. In 1998 the internet bubble was bulging and the stock market was on fire. Everyone in America seemed addicted to stocks, and Rob Perrego was along for the ride.

In October of that year he signed on at Worldco Inc. to become a professional day trader, and his life became a roller coaster of soaring highs and crushing lows that almost drove him insane.…


Added by Robert James Perrego on April 12, 2012 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Confessions of a Crazy Fox - Anna Maria Kolojaco Mullins, Author

Confessions of a Crazy Fox – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; A Book and A Dish and Think With Your Taste Buds
‘I stewed about it until New…

Added by Martha A. Cheves on March 9, 2012 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Book Giveaway & Review: From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant

When Viking asked if I wanted to read and potentially review From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant by Alex Gilvarry, I commented about the long title. They laughed and suggested I watch the video below. I’ve posted that video because I think you’ll get a kick out of it, and…


Added by Mk - on January 13, 2012 at 12:03pm — No Comments

In Defense of Being Me

Last night, before watching a movie with my husband, I checked

my Facebook. I was happy to see the great feedback concerning my first blog post.

After all, I never intended on doing such a thing but surprisingly found some

sort of satisfaction from the process. As I scrolled down the news feed, I saw

that someone I knew posted a link to the blog. How sweet! I then noticed that

some man felt the need to bash my potty mouth. Yep, I knew it was going to happen.



Added by Rebekah Armusik on October 21, 2011 at 11:39pm — 1 Comment

Book Review: Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker, by Marla Martenson

Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker

By Marla Martenson

Bettie Youngs Books (April 15, 2010)…


Added by Mayra Calvani on October 5, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments

A Courtesan's Guide To Getting Your Man by Celeste Bradley & Susan Donovan


Piper Chase-Pierpont is a 30 year old museum curator with a disappointing and embarrassing past. Working on a low budget exhibit, she stumbles on a few diaries that neither she nor anyone else knew existed. After over a hundred years, Olivia Harrington's underground life is a new and intriguing discovery. Filled with love, sex, slavery, and so much more, Piper keeps the diaries a secret for fear that she…


Added by Amanda Fritz on August 1, 2011 at 10:25am — No Comments

OMG! I won the 2011 Book Awards!

MAINSTREAM MYSTIC is a finalist in the National Indie Excellence 2011 Book Awards!!! I am is very exciting to be acknowledged by the industry.               

I spent the last two years learning an entire industry (writing, editing, publishing, printing...) on my own. I am a housewife from Florida competing against seasoned writers and PhD authors. If I can do - any one…


Added by Patti Zarn on May 16, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Fighting the Devil - A True Story of Consuming Passion, Deadly Poison, and Murder by Jeannie Walker

A Texas millionaire rancher discovered his wife and bookkeeper had stolen thousands of dollars from him. After he demanded the money back, he started getting sick. While in the hospital, doctors were mystified as to how an otherwise healthy, energetic man could become so deathly ill. The dying man told everyone…


Added by William R. Potter on May 5, 2011 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Review of Antonia Fraser, Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter

Hemingway wrote somewhere that when two people are deeply in love, it is Inevitable that their story will end in tragedy, since one will quite likely out-live the other. I’ve been thinking about this recently because in the last few years I’ve read a handful of books by widows who were in deeply reciprocated love relationships and who write about those relationships in retrospect with great affection and a deep sense of loss. These books include Joan Didion’s The Year of Living… Continue

Added by Federico Moramarco on November 20, 2010 at 3:15pm — No Comments

All up in Smoke !!

It was a ding time, a very ding time indeed.

This happened during my time in Chennai, pretty recently. Most of my

team mates, corrections rather the entire office seemed to be surviving

on a diet of smokes and coffee. Every hour, damm it, every hour they

needed a fix, for good living or for leisure or for habit(or all !!). I

on the other hand had earned the nickname of Biscuit man (quite an

improvement over banana, I think).

Anyways, I had never… Continue

Added by Srikant Rajan on October 16, 2010 at 4:07am — No Comments

Krishna & Sudama

This is a myth, retold !

Our very own playboy, Lord Krishna (LK) had a nice friend by the name

of Sudama. But as we all know, LK was the boss, and as happens in most

cases the boss climbs up, or rather moves to greener pastures( definite

pun intended !), and friends are kind of forgotten.

Now, Sudama bumps into LK during some gathering and LK apologizes

profusely for his misconduct and laziness in maintaining contact.

Since LK is a… Continue

Added by Srikant Rajan on October 16, 2010 at 4:05am — No Comments

Book Review: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

A few months ago I read Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden and I have just got around to reviewing it. I thought this book was so interesting and so enjoyable and I loved entering into a completely unknown world. It is all narrated by the main character, Sayuri, as we follow the story of when she was taken from her home as a nine year old girl called Sayuri and sold into slavery in a okiya in Gion, the… Continue

Added by Jen Shaw on August 3, 2010 at 11:12am — No Comments

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