books about: journeys
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Little, Brown and Company, 2008
The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the ...
Pressque Publishing, LLC, 2013
There is a darkness quickly approaching the land of Animals, and the fate of Carrot Field rests on the shoulders of one small Rabbit: Sebastian Perriwinkle. Drawn into an epic quest to save all Animal-kind from the evil Lord Ouroboros, Sebastian and his companions, Professor Plotonicus, an adventurous old Badger, and Brand Redtail, a mystical Fox, leave the little country known as Carrot Field to embark on a journey into the unknown. Together, ...
Pink Fish Press, 2012
Jeremy Walsh’s parents assume he’s been abducted by the elderly man he met on a cross-country flight, but it’s the other way around. Share in the journey of two unlikely companions who meet in midair: 13-year-old Jeremy, sent against his will by his career-absorbed father to spend the summer with his bipolar mother in New York, and Harry Herndon, elderly, one-legged and afflicted with mid-stage Alzheimer’s, who escapes his the ...
See How She Runs (The Chronicles of Izzy)
Michelle Graves, 2013
One delivery changed her whole life. Izzy was a normal girl living in Chicago as a bike messenger before that fateful day. She delivered one package and set into action a chain of events she never could have expected. Now she is running for her life from the Corporation, her best friend is not at all who he seemed, and to top it all off she keeps having visions. Will she survive to navigate the waters as a Seer? Will her ...
Children's eBook: Mia's Quest for Courage (Journeys of the Heart Children's eBooks Collection, Rhyming ...
TOP Amazon Reviewer says: " A Winner. Mia's Quest, is a breath of fresh air with a delightful plot, natural unforced rhyme, and a message delivered with gentle kindness and caring." ( Spudman, Top 50 Reviewer) And here is how it starts: "Night is fast approaching, as the sun sets out to leave. The sky is painted red and yellow, the colors twist and weave. Mia sees this beauty, but her heart is sad and blue. She knows it's nearly ...
Delilah's Diary #1: A Sexy Journey
I've always been a good girl. I grew up in a small town, dated my high school sweetheart all the way through college, and married him. I even waited until our wedding night for my first time. Yeah, that kind of good girl. Finding my husband in bed with the church secretary came as quite a shock, needless to say. Finding out he'd slept with just about every female in town was an even bigger shock. Discovering those dirty little secrets is what ...
In the Middle of Nowhere (Willow's Journey #1)
Julie Ann Knudsen, 2013
A TEENAGE GIRL. A BROKEN HEART. AND A BOY WHO TRIES TO MEND IT. Butterflies. Little, fluttering butterflies. That’s what fifteen-year-old Willow Flynn feels in the pit of her stomach every time the mysterious boy is near. But Willow has other things to contend with as she deals with the tragic loss of her father, as well as her emotionally preoccupied mother, while being uprooted to a new house, a new school, a new life, far away, on an ...
Seth Storm, a once famous musician from Nashville, is now nothing more than a fallen star. After climbing the music charts and making his dreams come true, his life took a turn that he’d never expected, causing him to lose it all. Now Seth is determined to do whatever it takes to turn his life around, even if that includes doing the one thing he swore he’d never do. After giving up music and the career he spent much of his life building, ...
A Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Public Domain Books, 2009
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The Park Service: Book One of The Park Service Trilogy
Birch Paper Press, 2013
** LIMITED TIME SALE to Celebrate Book #3 Release - Only $.99 ** From New York Times bestselling author Ryan Winfield, a thrilling tale of friendship, betrayal, and adventure. What would you do if everything you had been taught turned out to be a lie? That's the question fifteen-year-old Aubrey VanHouten must answer when he stumbles onto a post-apocalyptic paradise where the few remaining humans live on the run ...
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
Simon & Schuster, 2012
A SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE Near-death experiences, or NDEs, are controversial. Thousands of people have had them, but many in the scientific community have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those people. A highly trained neurosurgeon who had operated on thousands of brains in the course of his career, Alexander knew that what people of faith call the “soul” is really a product of brain chemistry. ...
Wild (From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail)
A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific ...
Gentle Parenting Workshop 1: Getting Started on Your Gentle Journey (Gentle Parenting Workshops)
Little Hearts Books LLC, 2013
The Gentle Parenting Workshops from award-winning author, L.R.Knost are companions to her best-selling parenting books, 'Two Thousand Kisses a Day,' 'Whispers Through Time,' and the newest release, 'The Gentle Parent.' The first workshop in the series, 'Gentle Parenting Workshop 1: Getting Started on Your Gentle Journey,' will help you set your gentle parenting goals, identify specific parenting problems, and target practical solutions to help ...
Circle of Hope: An Inspiring NASCAR Journey
On June 17, 2006, unknown part-time driver David Gilliland brought his homemade car and can-do attitude to Kentucky Speedway. With just seven NASCAR starts, his best Nationwide finish was 29th. But that night he achieved one of the sport’s greatest upsets ever. Circle of Hope: An Inspiring NASCAR Journey profiles fascinating lesser-known drivers in NASCAR's two top series through joy and triumph, disappointment and defeat. Journalist Deann ...
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
Thomas Nelson, 2010
“A beautifully written glimpse into heaven that will encourage those who doubt and thrill those who believe.” —Ron Hall, coauthor of Same Kind of Different as Me “Do you remember the hospital, Colton?” Sonja said. “Yes, mommy, I remember,” he said. “That’s where the angels sang to me.” When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren’t ...
We Got Outta Debt: A True Debt Free Journey. How to Get Out of Debt and Stay Debt Free
Become Debt Free for Life! How did a family of 5 paid off $68,000 in debt in 3 years? Simple steps anyone can complete to reduce or eliminate their debt Living Paycheck to paycheck? Fending off Debt Collectors? Afraid the light at the end of the tunnel is a oncoming train? This book lays out, in simple language, how to get your debts in order and more importantly, pay them off! This isn't a 'get rich quick' scheme, but simple ...
Journey into Consciousness
Bluebird House Publications, 2013
Journey into Consciousness may revolve around my story, but within each one of us is a story that is being written each and every day. We are constantly writing the story of our lives based on choices – whether we make these choices ourselves or they are made for us. The directions those choices take us form the foundation for our learning, spiritual growth, and even our happiness. From the moment we breathe that first breath of life to the ...
Sand and Magic
Geoffrey Nolan, 2012
Amy Skylar is a beautiful and fiery young redhead. Managed by her war-veteran father, Bill, she's also one of the quickest racing drivers in the world. When an accident knocks her confidence and sways public opinion against her, Amy bounces back in the only way she knows how: by entering the toughest race in the world. Battling against the alpha males of motorsport, Amy's race turns out to be her most dangerous journey yet as she unwittingly ...
Sacred Journeys and Vision Quests
Hot Pink Lotus POD, 2013
“Sacred Journeys and Vision Quests” is a personal memoir of sacred, mystical events which have occurred in Lois J Wetzel's own life over a period of thirty years—starting with being saved during a close brush with death in Acapulco. She lavishly chronicles her trips to various known sacred sites on the planet from a powerful healing experience while climbing the iconic pyramid Kukulcan with her two young sons—to her more recent visits to ...
Story Merchant Books, 2013
'Mrs. Mike' is a love story, a true story; the story of Katherine Mary O’Fallon, a sixteen year-old Irish girl from Boston, and Sergeant Mike Flannigan of the Canadian Mounted Police who meet at her uncle’s ranch in Alberta, Canada where she is sent to recover from pleurisy. They meet, they court, they marry and, following Mike’s orders, move to Hudson’s Hope far into the interior of Alberta. But it is more than a love story between two ...
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