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Rough Waters: From Surviving to Thriving with a Progressive Muscular Dystrophy

The story author Heather C. Markham shares of her life is a compilation of raw tragedy and gritty, bold, confident, and brave determination. Because of her debilitating disease she’s hit rock bottom time and again, but despite the setbacks, Heather never gives up. I’ve read plenty of uplifting books where physical, mental, and emotional setbacks […]

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Bookstore Spotlight: Kramers Books

If you’re in the D.C. area, you need to swing by Kramers Books—an iconic independent bookstore, versatile events space, award-winning restaurant, and illustrious bar—all in one. As the owner eloquently describes this iconic bookstore, “Since 1976 it’s been the quintessential gathering place for friendly locals, curious visitors, hifalutin foodies, happy hour revelers, comedy lovers, jazz […]

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Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God’s Promises, and the Exhilarating Future that Awaits You

Grab your tissues. This book is an emotional rollercoaster. But it also promises joy. Imagine Heaven is written by Don Piper, who is a pastor and best-selling author of 90 Minutes in Heaven. In his book he shares stories of thousands of people who’ve had near-death experiences (NDE). Alongside these come his interpretations, advice of […]

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The Twig Bookstore

The Twig Bookstore originally opened in 1972 at the Quadrangle Mall on Broadway north of Loop 410 in San Antonio, Texas. The goal was to provide more than textbooks to people of all ages and to serve as a place for people to come together and share their stories and their lives. The Twig Bookstore […]

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Dog Lessons: Learning the Important Stuff from Our Best Friends

This work by Hersch Wilson, the author of Firefighter Zen, is several books wrapped into one. Not literarily but figuratively. In other words, it’s both dog lover’s companion, childhood memoir, and mindful approach to canine appreciation wrapped into one. The chapters in this small, classically inspired, happy tale—or should I say “tail”—share thought provoking life […]

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