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Steven Manchester

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in Fall River, The United States


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Steven Manchester is the author of the #1 bestsellers, Twelve Months and The Rockin' Chair. He is also the author of the award-winning novel, Goodnight, Brian, as well as the critically-acclaimed novel, Pressed Pennies, A Christmas Wish (Kindle exclusive), Wilbur Avenue (novella), Just in Time (novella), The Thursday Night Club (novella, released November 2014) and Gooseberry Island (novel, released January 2015). His work has appeared on NBC's Today Show, CBS's The Early Show, CNN's American Morning and BET's Nightly News. 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 their four children, this Massachusetts author is promoting his wor ...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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Average rating: 3.87 · 2,727 ratings · 931 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
The Rockin' Chair

3.86 avg rating — 1,498 ratings — published 2013 — 11 editions
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Twelve Months

3.68 avg rating — 592 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Goodnight, Brian

4.12 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Gooseberry Island

4.20 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Pressed Pennies

3.81 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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The Changing Season

4.33 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The Thursday Night Club

4.14 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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A Christmas Wish: The holid...

3.93 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2012
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Jacob Evans

4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2002
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Unexpected Storm

4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2000
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“Women can be a rough trip, but there’s no better ride on earth.”
Steven Manchester, The Thursday Night Club

“Spending time with her father was like showering with a cheese grate - it got more painful each time.”
Steven Manchester, Gooseberry Island

“Dr. Weiss stood. "There are two things you need to know right off the bat: The first is that it takes great courage to admit fear or that you need hep. Just by being here, you've proven that you have the courage. And the second id that we never get what we wish for - ever." He shrugged. "We get what we work for." He looked into David's eyes. "Are you prepared to put in the work, David McClain?”
Steven Manchester, Gooseberry Island

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Shelley Steve, Thanks for the book recommendation,

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