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Steven Manchester

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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

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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 wondering, Read more of this blog post »
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The Rockin' Chair

3.85 avg rating — 1,742 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Twelve Months

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Goodnight, Brian

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Ashes

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"Ashes is a story about two estranged brothers in their early fifties. Their abusive father that they have not seen in years has passed away and he sends them on a cross country road trip to spread his ashes. A long the way they face their pasts, each" Read more of this review »
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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?”
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Shelley Steve, Thanks for the book recommendation,


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