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Steven Manchester is the author of the The Rockin' Chair (to be released June 18th), as well as the #1 best seller, Twelve Months (2013 San Francisco Book Festival award winner). He is also the author of Goodnight, Brian, A Christmas Wish, Pressed Pennies, The Unexpected Storm: The Gulf War Legacy, Jacob Evans, and several books under the pseudonym, Steven Herberts. His work has appeared on NBC's Today Show, CBS's The Early Show, CNN’s American Morning and BET’s Nightly News. Recently, three of Steven's short stories were selected "101 Best" for Chicken Soup for the Soul series. When not spending time with his beautiful wife, Paula, or his four children, this Massachusetts author is promoting his works or writing. Visit: www.StevenMancheste...more

Alice could feel the sun on her eyelids before she dared opening them. Beginning with a squint, she was blinded by the light that engulfed the room. Taking a second to adjust, she shook off the two quilts that restrained her, and then grabbed for her flowered housecoat at the foot of the massive bed. Throwing it on, she steadied her tiny feet into a pair of worn moccasins, all-the-while wonderi... Read more of this blog post »
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The Rockin' Chair
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,016 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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Twelve Months
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 392 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Goodnight, Brian
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Pressed Pennies
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Unexpected Storm
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Good Night, Brian
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Gooseberry Island
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A Father's Love
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An absolutely amazing read from a unique perspective. Highly recommended.
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Shelley Steve, Thanks for the book recommendation,

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