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Can T Nothing Bring Me Down

Author : Ida Keeling
ISBN : 9780310350644
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Can’t Nothing Bring Me Down is the memoir of 101-year-old, world-record-holding runner Ida Keeling. Miss Ida, as she’s known throughout her Bronx community, isn’t your typical runner. Her fierce independence helped her through the Depression and the Civil Rights movement. But her greatest trials were yet to come. Ida’s two sons were brutally murdered. Justice was never found. Ida felt like she didn’t have the strength to carry on and she couldn’t hope anymore. But encouraged by her daughter, Ida put on her first pair of running shoes at the age of sixty-seven and began to chase the paralyzing sorrow from her heart. Running gave light and new energy to Ida, and since her first race nearly thirty-five years ago, she’s kept running and never looked back. Holding the world record for the fastest time in the 60-meter dash for the 95-99 age group, Ida isn’t slowing down. Now she gives us a clear picture of what it means to overcome obstacles. Ida Keeling shares her inspirational story about growing up as a child of immigrants during the Depression and later raising four children as a single mother. She offers time-tested truths gathered from a lifetime of watching a nation change and from a life-long faith in Jesus. “Every night, I thank him for my many blessings, for his guidance, for his protection,” Ida says, “And every night he tells me, 'Miss Ida, you just keep on, because I ain't done with you yet."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Bali Girl

Author : Anne Latour
ISBN : 9781304995568
Genre : Religion
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As a successful business owner and single mom, Anne Latour takes a leap of faith to follow her calling to Indonesia with her church. While cliff diving with her team, she suffers a severe injury and is rescued to shore. Eventually airlifted to a hospital in Bali, doctors tell her she should not be able to walk. While trying to get the pain under control in a country that doesn't speak her language, Anne makes medical decisions that will change her life forever. Knowing that God called her to be on the trip, Anne wonders why this is happening. Why would God take her all the way to Indonesia, just to break her back? How was Anne able to walk for two days with a broken back? Why did God miraculously preserve her from paralysis and even death? Will Anne be able to communicate with the doctors, and what will she decide? Bali Girl will take you on a journey unlike any other you have experienced. Learn how the power of faith in God can lead you over any mountain, out of any ocean, and through any desert.
Category: Religion

Situations Before Heaven

Author : Carl L. Johnson II
ISBN : 1456850938
Genre : Poetry
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Life obstacles that we experience good or bad pave our path. Although it may appear things are not working in your favor always remember God will see his people through. Our father watches every tear we cry whether it is tears of love, joy, laughter, hurt or pain. We must understand each situation we encounter is not by accident, for God is the author of our life. The Lord has made each of us a testimony that should be shared among one another and he deserves all the glory. As a youngster, I was told there is no problem to hard for our Lord Jesus Christ to solve. We all have a purpose, every day situation prepares us for things that lay ahead, so when opportunities are presented we know how to react or handle them.
Category: Poetry

Paris I Love You But You Re Bringing Me Down

Author : Rosecrans Baldwin
ISBN : 9781429942737
Genre : Travel
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A self-described Francophile from when he was little, Rosecrans Baldwin always dreamed of living in Paris—drinking le café, eating les croissants, walking in les jardins—so when an opportunity presented itself to work for an advertising agency in Paris, he couldn't turn it down. Despite the fact that he had no experience in advertising. And despite the fact that he barely spoke French. After an unimaginable amount of red tape and bureaucracy, Rosecrans and his wife packed up their Brooklyn apartment and left the Big Apple for the City of Light. But when they arrived, things were not eactly what Rosecrans remembered from a family vacation when he was nine years old. Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down is a nimble comic account of observing the French capital from the inside out. It is an exploration of the Paris of Sarkozy, text-message romances, smoking bans, and a McDonald's beneath the Louvre—the story of an American who arrives loving Paris all out of proportion, but finds life there to be completely unlike what he expected. Over eighteen months, Rosecrans must rely on his dogged American optimism to get him through some very unromantic situations—at work (writing booklets on how to breast-feed, raise, and nurture children), at home (trying to finish writing his first novel in an apartment surrounded on all sides by construction workers), and at every confusing French dinner party in between. An offbeat update to the expat canon, Paris, I Love You is a book about a young man finding his preconceptions replaced by the oddities of a vigorous, nervy city—which is just what he needs to fall in love with Paris for the second time.
Category: Travel

They Can T Hold Me Down

Author : Venture Watson
ISBN : 9781944110475
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a world where negativity from other people has brought the best of the best to their demise, Venture's stories of overcoming challenges, family struggles, and workplace opposition, will bring the best out of anyone looking to improve their life. From a small town girl, to an award winning coach, model, pageant winner, entrepreneur, and sports commentator, Venture has tried to live her life to the fullest. She chronicles key moments of her journey in her first book, They Can't Hold Me Down. "In the midst of a virus that has shocked the world, Venture Watson intends to bring hope, guidance, love, and light to the world in her own way. In her first release on College Boy Publishing she brings her best self in, THEY CAN'T HOLD ME DOWN. The title itself speaks of her trials and tribulations facing rare health issues, workplace opposition, trials of life, marriage, family, motherhood, and coming of age in a small Texas town. Dreams almost always seem impossible and so far away when you come from where Venture grew up. A small town mindset is often impossible to overcome. Thankfully, her faith, family, and friends she's made along the way, let her know that no matter what haters do or say, THEY CAN'T HOLD ME DOWN. Her resilience through every trial paints a picture of what God can and will do for you. You will laugh, cry, and be put right into the adventures of Venture, as she tells of experiences in ways in which only she can." Armani Valentino, CEO of College Boy Publishing
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Nothing In Particular Everything In General

Author : Cindy Daniels
ISBN : 9781598587081
Genre : Poetry
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Nothing In Particular, Everything In General is a lifetime collection of poems, prose, spiritual writings, gospel and country song lyrics that are peppered with addiction, alcoholism, depression, love, relationships, dedications, gratitude, and spirituality. Some of these writings have won Literary Awards. It is basically a book layered with writings about living life on life s terms, and how that has been accomplished amidst a numerous amount of highs and lows that the author has experienced throughout her life. She touches on the solution, which was given to her and is available to anyone; an answer to some of the problems she has faced with alcoholism, depression and the seemingly unending misery of these common maladies. CINDY DANIELS holds an Associates Degree in Commercial Advertising and Graphic Design. She currently resides In Smithfield, North Carolina, where she has lived for the past 25 years. She has two children. Several of her poems have won Literary Awards and have been published on the Internet. Cindy currently writes a weekly column called Cooking wiht Cindy for the Robeson Journal in Lumberton, North Carolina. She hand paints hand carved Mahogany items shipped in from Indonesia for a company that is located on the east side of I-95 between exits 14 and 17, in Lumberton, North Carolina. Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, ceramics and reading. You can visit her website, where her art work is available, at:"
Category: Poetry

Heavenly Places

Author : Kimberly Cash Tate
ISBN : 9781577948575
Genre : Fiction
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Walk Worthy Press, endorsed by T.D. Jakes, releases another compelling novel featuring Treva Langston who loses her high-powered job and must move back to her home town. Only God can help her start a new life in an all too familiar place!
Category: Fiction

Hold Me Down Deacons Of Bourbon Street 3 A Sizzling Biker Romance

Author : Jackie Ashenden
ISBN : 9781472236807
Genre : Fiction
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Meet the Deacons of Bourbon Street, bad boy bikers who are hell on wheels and heaven between the sheets. Fans of Madeline Sheehan, Katie Ashley, Joanna Wylde and Kristen Ashley, buckle up - you're in for a wild ride. It's time for Hold Me Down by Jackie Ashenden. Leonidas 'Blue' Delacroix might be New Orleans aristocracy but the Deacons of Bourbon Street are his real family. And with their leader murdered he vows to unleash hell on the club's rivals - even if it means making an enemy of the girl that was once his best friend. But after all these years their chemistry is red-hot, and ruthless revenge turns into sweet seduction. For Alice Ray, loyalty is everything. When Blue skipped town she was forced to adopt a new MC family: The Graveyard Ministry. She never forgot Blue's betrayal but seeing him again has awakened old feelings and fiery fantasies. Torn between the motorcycle club that took her in, and the biker who holds the key to her soul, Alice must trust her heart with the deadliest choice of her life. For more badass bikers, don't miss the rest of the Deacons of Bourbon Street series: Make You Burn by Megan Crane, Fire Me Up by Rachael Johns, and Strip You Bare by Maisey Yates.
Category: Fiction

Dog Soldiers

Author : Robert Stone
ISBN : 9780547524160
Genre : Fiction
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In Saigon during the waning days of the Vietnam War, a small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he'll find action - and profit - by getting involved in a big-time drug deal. But back in the States, things go horribly wrong for him. Dog Soldiers perfectly captures the underground mood of America in the 1970s, when amateur drug dealers and hippies encountered profiteering cops and professional killers—and the price of survival was dangerously high.
Category: Fiction

Feelings In Collection

Author : Latoya S. Robinson
ISBN : 9781436349284
Genre : Poetry
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This book is a collection of poems I have written in my early teens up until the present in my early twenties. Most of my poems are from personal experiences. Other poems are just from my imagination, or as if I am telling another person's story. A lot of times it has been hard to express my feelings with words. Once I discovered I could describe my feelings by writing it opened another door for me. My poems show my phases of growing up and noticing the world around me. My poems are about love, good and bad, and most important God. I hope that readers can relate to my down-to-earth poems that are not just cute little rhymes or modeled after every other poem.
Category: Poetry