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Paperback Retail Price: $12.95


This non-fiction book includes poems, prose, and ponderings. They are astute observations from an elderly lady, the author, who often sees irony in life. Many articles are introspective, thought-provoking, and heart-to heart. The author shares family experiences, both good and bad, both happy and sad, with her religious and faith filled perspective.

Petals of Distinction


Paperback Retail Price: $10.00


A heart-rending journey of epic proportion into the mind, body, and soul of Rosie: a woman stricken with a silent disease paralyzing her stomach. She leads you along an intimate path through complexities that push her across the pain barrier; stripping her of splendor, but never her will to keep fighting.

Sinking Creek Journal


Retail Price- $14.95



In Sinking Creek Journal: An Environmental Book of Days, author Fred Waage takes the reader along with him on daily walks to commemorate his sixty-third year. While a diary of place, rather than self, Sinking Creek Journal follows one man’s journey through a climacterical year in a place called Sinking Creek, located in Northeast Tennessee. Sinking Creek Journal will fill a place for seekers of a modern day Thoreau.

To Hide the Truth


Retail Price- $12.95


To Hide the Truth is a true story of the disturbing relationship between a daughter and her father. It speaks the truth of an era when family abuse and alcoholism were subjects of taboo. In the summer of 1958, nine-year old Susan becomes her mother’s protector in a role reversal necessitated for survival. Unable to cope with her mother’s insecurities, Susan avoids facing her own problems. A huge resentment festers as her father pretends her childhood was full of love and happiness. Susan craves any acknowledgment of those miserable years in vain and learns hard life lessons when her father reaches the end of his life.

Lori’s Miracle: How One Family’s Hope and Faith Overcame Adversity


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On a sunny September day in 1981, fourteen-year-old Lori Beth Ford was involved in a tragic car accident that left her with a TBI—traumatic brain injury . The doctors and medical staff  tried to convince Lori’s family that she would not live, or if she did live, she would be incapacitated for the rest of her life. However, with hope, love and a refusal to believe the worst, Lori’s family and friends showed nothing but support and patience through her ongoing recovery. Told through her mother’s voice, Lori’s Miracle is the inspiring story of a girl whose childhood dreams were shattered, but her success was redefined in a way that no one could have ever imagined.

Chip Ballard's Literary Escapades


Retail Price- $17.95


A collection of newspaper columns from the whimsical to the ironic, laced through with a biting wit and filled with nostalgia and enlightenment that may make you take a moment to think and smile.

Front Porch Ramble - Literary Escapades Vol II


Retail Price- $17.95


A collection of more than 65 newspaper columns which is exceptional in style, insight, wit, and wisdom of columnist and writer Chip Ballard.

The Snapshot & Other Stories: Tales of Flowing Wells


Retail Price- $12.95


A fascinating collection of finely crafted short stories, depicting life in rough, rugged, rural central Florida filled with the passions and pain of real people living life on the edge of the universe.