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My Life as a Soldier During World War II -- See How Military Life Was Like Back Then in This Revealing Memoir
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With war in the Middle East constantly in the news, people are exposed to the harsh reality that conflict can have on both combatants and civilians. But there is another side to war, and that is everyday living in the barracks, in between active engagements, can be quite as tedious and mundane as life back home and soldiers have to find ways to keep themselves occupied.
Lost in the Here...a True Story
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What is it like when you cannot remember what happened an hour ago or even five minutes ago? How do you work? How do you plan your life? Xlibris Publishing Company proudly presents Lost in the Here, an inspiring true story of a husband and wife facing the challenges of a devastating illness with faith and courage. It is a heartwarming story about a young successful financial planner whose world is completely turned upside down after he suffers a massive seizure that impairs his memory. Not only has much of his past disappeared, but the way he experiences the present has changed radically.
Life After Life -- Intriguing New Novel Recounts the Adventures of a Traveling Soul
LISBON, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What happens to us after we die? This is a question that has puzzled humanity since time immemorial, and various theologies and philosophies have developed to address this question. In Jean Solbert's Lost Soul Searching, he puts a twist to this mystery and crafts a well-told tale about a soul that refuses to let go of the earthly plane.
A Town Named Killjoy -- Yes, There Really is Such a Place - and a New Book Gives its Interesting History
MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- People can be quite whimsical when naming things. Usually, some aspect of the object catches the attention and gives an idea on how to name it. One place with an unusual moniker was the town of Killjoy. Killjoy was a little funky community about 60 miles west of Houston, Texas. Houses and shacks, about to fall down, were scattered along dusty roads in the 1930s and 1940s.
Chilling Your Wits and Senses -- Author Darline Wilson Grant Brews Her Grandpa's Scary Tales
LEXINGTON, N.C., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scary tales about disembodied souls and apparitions usually frighten the wits out of most folks. This includes the author as her grandfather enthralled her with scary tales of mysteries that happened in his past. Author Darline Wilson Grant has always been enamored and intrigued by these creepy tales and now she shares one of them in her spine-chilling book, 508 BREW.
Walking in Jesus' Footsteps -- An Exciting New Book for Children About the Little Jesus
BROOKSVILLE, Fla., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ever wonder if Jesus ever had a family? What kind of father would he be? What kind of child would he have? Not many of us have given this much thought since we know that Jesus died on the cross and general opinion is that he never had children. But children most certainly have thought about how Jesus is as a father and what his child is like. Author Janet Carr delivers a fascinating tale about Jesus and his son, Little Jesus, that which parents can share with their children.