About My Mother: True Stores of a Horse-Crazy Daughter and Her Baseball-Obsessed Mother: A Memoir

In that sense, it’s really a book about “mothers. It is not, however, a book written by me. True, i did write the foreword. But it doesn’t mean I’ve written a book about my mother. When major league baseball came to town in the early 1950s and turned sophisticated Thelma into a crazed Baltimore Orioles groupie, nobody was more surprised and embarrassed than Peggy.

But thelma could be your mother—there’s a Thelma in everyone’s life. She’s the person taking charge—the one who knows instinctively how things should be. Life became a series of compromises—thelma tolerating a daughter who pitched manure and galloped the countryside, while Peggy learned to tolerate the whacky Orioles fan who threw her underwear at the television, shouted insults at umpires, and lived by the orange-and-black schedule taped to the refrigerator door.

Sometimes it takes a little distance to appreciate the people we love. Peggy rowe’s story of growing up as the daughter of Thelma Knobel is filled with warmth and humor. And my mother. A message from mike rowe, the dirty jobs guy: Just to be clear,  About My Mother is a book about my grandmother, written by my mother.

Just to be clear. Mike  a love letter to mothers everywhere,  About My Mother will make you laugh and cry—and see yourself in its reflection. In fact,  about my mother is as much about my mother as it is about my grandmother.

The Way I Heard It

It’s a captivating must-read. The way i heard it presents thirty-five mysteries “for the curious mind with a short attention span. Every one is a fascinating tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you don’t. Delivered with mike’s signature blend of charm, their stories are part of a larger mosaic—a memoir full of surprising revelations, and intimate, sharp observations, wit, and ingenuity, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike’s own remarkable life and career.

. Movie stars, and villains—they’re all here, presidents, waiting to shake your hand, bloody do-gooders, hoping you’ll remember them. Executive producer and host mike rowe presents a delightfully entertaining, along with a host of personal memories, The Way I Heard It, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America’s #1 short-form podcast, ruminations, and insights.


Feathers from My Nest

As she ponders each item, rich in memories, Beth draws from its spiritual significance. This book not only tugs gently on the sentimental heartstrings of parents, it also reminds us all of the gift of grace children offer our lives every day. Beth moore is widely known and respected as an engaging and effective speaker, Bible teacher, and best-selling author.

Feathers from my nest reveals a more contemplative and personal side of Beth, very much in the spirit of her Things Pondered. Feathers from my nest is a collection of vignettes, as Beth reflects on items belonging to her daughters who have left the nest for college.

Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, martin Luther King, Jr. And robert F. After an extraordinary career as a Special Agent on the White House Detail, Clint Hill retired in 1975. His career spanned the administrations of Dwight D. Ford. Kennedy, Lyndon B. The #1 new york Times bestselling author of Mrs. Johnson, Richard M. His fascinating stories will shed new light on the character and personality of each of these five presidents, as Hill witnesses their human sides in the face of grave decisions.

A witness to some of the most pivotal moments in the twentieth century, Hill lets you walk in his shoes alongside the most powerful men in the world during tumultuous times in America’s history—the Cold War; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the assassinations of President John F. Nixon, and Gerald R. It was indeed a turbulent time—and through it all, Clint Hill had a unique insider perspective.

Kennedy; the vietnam war; watergate; and the resignations of Vice President Spiro Agnew and President Nixon. Kennedy and me and five days in november reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy, and Ford. The assassination of one president, the resignation of another, and the swearing-in of the two who followed those traumatic events.

Clint hill was there, on duty, through Five Presidents.

Laugh Out Loud: 40 Women Humorists Celebrate Then and Now...Before We Forget

Remember ironing your hair? rolling it in soda cans to straighten it? lacquering it with enough spray that it could ward off bullets? Ever slather on cement-colored lipstick so heavy, you looked like a zombie princess? Remember hot pants and platform heels? The danger of patent-leather shoes? Were you a secretary, but only, as our mothers urged us, nurse, or teacher, until you found “Mr.

Right. In her new book, laugh out loud: 40 women humorists celebrate then and now…before we forget, allia zobel nolan and 40 funny ladies from the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop chronicle these blips in time as they look back at life in the past lane. Zobel nolan and the other dancing queens then fast forward to today and write about what it’s like to blink and wake up to be 50, 70, and beyond—experiences ranging from cremation ceremonies to marrying younger men, 60, from senior online dating to finding yourself a menopausal maniac in Mexico.


My Life After... the death of my son a story of miracles

It also shares my belief that god has given me a burning bush sign and how I am set out on a course to found a non-profit called My Warrior’s Place. My story gives one hope that you can triumph from life’s blows. This book covers how my son contacts me from heaven and all the miracles that have happened in my life since his death.

It will make you laugh, but it has also brought strong macho men to tears. Anyone who has ever endured the death of a loved one will relate to the many ups and downs that one faces with a sudden loss. My life After. I hope that you enjoy reading this book and all proceeds raised will be donated to My Warrior’s Place.

The death of my son a story of miracles is the story of my life starting one week before the death of my son who was killed on a combat mission while stationed in Afghanistan. This book has received high accolades from a wide audience of readers. It chronicles the struggle of going through a divorce while having to bury a son.

. It also takes the reader on my 5-year journey of turning a devastating tragedy into something to honor my son, and more importantly, making a positive difference in the lives of others. This retreat center was started with less than $500

Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service

Television and film came calling soon after, and gary starred in Of Mice and Men which he also directed and The Stand before taking the role that would change his life in unforeseeable ways: Lieutenant Dan in the Academy Award–winning Forrest Gump. The military community's embrace of the character of the disabled veteran was matched only by the depth of Gary's realization that America's defenders had not received all the honor, respect, and gratitude their sacrifices deserve.

Dan band, their families, first responders, raising funds on behalf of veterans, veterans, and eventually founding the Gary Sinise Foundation with a mission to serve and honor America's defenders, and those in need. Grateful american is the moving, entertaining, profoundly gripping story of how one man found his calling: to see that those who defend this country and its freedoms are never forgotten.

While starring in hits like apollo 13, and criminal minds: beyond borders,  george Wallace,  CSI:NY,  Ransom,  Truman, Gary has worked tirelessly on behalf of those who serve this country, entertaining more than a half million troops around the world playing bass guitar with his Lt. In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, this became Gary's mission.

New york times bestseller: the moving, entertaining, never-before-told story of how one man found his calling: to see that those who defend this country and its freedoms are never forgotten. The book is called grateful american, and I promise you after you read it you will be grateful for what Gary has accomplished and contributed to our country.

Clint eastwoodas a kid in suburban Chicago, Gary Sinise was more interested in sports and rock 'n' roll than reading or schoolwork. But when he impulsively auditioned for a school production of West Side Story, he found his purpose--or so it seemed.

Can't Make This Stuff Up!: Finding the Upside to Life's Downs

Lewis's hysterical, take-no-prisoners videos that capture her uproarious yet deeply faithful view of the world. Now she brings to book form her keen eye for the absurd as she reveals her experiences growing up in a small Tennessee town. Clinging to the promises of god in times of grief and looking for every opportunity to laugh, Lewis is the wry yet wise girl next door who invites you to sit a spell beside her on the front porch.

 . From the time an escaped albino panther wandered into her backyard to the Thanksgiving when an egg in the table's centerpiece hatched a baby chicken to the kind neighbors who brought casseroles in Tupperware for months—even years—after her father died when she was just eleven years old, the stories she tells delve deeply into the rich culture of the South that molded her.

Lewis whoa! susannah uses dry wit and an eye for the absurd to find laughter in even the most challenging circumstances. Millions of online fans have flocked to Susannah B. In her highly-anticipated nonfiction debut, humorist and popular blogger Susannah B.

Finding the Bright Side: The Art of Chasing What Matters

Faith. She is sheer joy in a bottle. Kathie lee gifford, bestselling author of The Rock, the Road and the Rabbi. From the host of fox news @ Night, a deeply personal book about finding purpose and growth amid life’s unpredictability. What a gift this book will be to your soul. Lysa terkeurstwhether it's her work today as a reporter and host for Fox News, or the time she spent competing in pageants like Miss America, her years in law school, Shannon Bream has spent her entire adult life navigating high-pressure environments where perfection is expected and competition is the name of the game.

Diligence. Her success is long in coming and well-deserved. For anyone hoping to move forward without compromising convictions, this book is a must read. Max lucado, pastor and bestselling author “In Finding the Bright Side, Shannon reveals that her sunny face and disposition is not just from good genetics.

Success. She shares behind-the-scenes stories from Washington, D. C. You’re the worst person i’ve ever seen on tv, revelations from her time reporting on the Supreme Court, and lessons learned from the most challenging moments of her life—from the time she was fired from her first job and told, ” to the time she heard “There is no cure.

But through all of this, find purpose in the pain, faith and a little bit of stubbornness! has helped Shannon to keep hope, and find laughs along the way.

Stars of Alabama

Healing and hope come alive in these characters, allowing it to come alive in us. Patti callahan henry“Sean Dietrich—you already love him. The men soon pair up with a widow and her two children, and the misfit family finds its way in fits and starts toward taking care of each other. As survival brings one family together, a young boy finds himself with nary a friend to his name as the dust storms rage across Kansas.

She’s even more distraught upon discovering she has an inexplicable power that makes her both beautiful and terrifying—and something of a local legend. Meanwhile, migrant workers Vern and Paul discover a violet-eyed baby and take it upon themselves to care for her. Fourteen-year-old coot, alabama, a child preacher with a prodigy’s memory, is on the run with thousands of stolen dollars—and the only thing he’s sure of is that Mobile, is his destination.

As the years pass and a world war looms, these stories intertwine in surprising ways, reminding us that when the dust clears, we can still see the stars. Sean dietrich has given us an absolute treasure of a novel. The separate storylines are vivid and distinct yet they also move inexorably closer to each other in a world both cruel and beautiful.

A page-turning wonder of a story. Patti callahan HenryOne child preacher traveling across the plains.

Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days

Thanks to supportive coworkers and an upbeat attitude, she’s mastered turning countless would-be losses into victories. She knows how love, counting your blessings, and having a good therapist can get you through more than you would expect. In this honest yet optimistic book, janice reveals obstacles she’s faced that could have severely impacted any professional woman’s career, from online trolls to health issues to abusive and sexist bosses.

In mostly sunny she talks about it all, including the fateful meeting with her firefighting husband after he lost his colleagues on 9/11 and how the pressure on women in television led her to a cosmetic procedure that could have ended her career. But no matter what storms blow her way, Janice refuses to let setbacks and challenges rain on her parade or cloud her outlook.

The funny, and she’s on every page of her book, and wise Janice Dean you see on TV is now the real Janice Dean, sweet, sharing her secrets and making your own forecast a little brighter.   . In the decade that followed, surrounded by wonderful people, how did she turn it all around? Now she is the beloved full-time meteorologist on Fox and Friends, and has a line of children’s books and a beautiful family.

She had achieved the dream she’d had since kindergarten: being a reporter on TV. So why wasn’t she happy?       she had just moved to New York from Canada with no family, no friends, and no boyfriend. Now a new York Times bestseller.