Author's New Title Tells the Tale of One Girl's Life in America

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Book encourages readers to take heart even in the face of adversity.

Within the pages of Xulon Press author Ruth E. Johnson's new title, Bittersweet ($15.99, paperback, 978-1-61579-400-3), readers will find the tale of one girl's life in America, from her childhood through to adulthood. This autobiographical work--replete with personal photographs to enhance the reading--chronicles the ups and downs of the author's life as she was sustained and inspired to push forward, working toward the fulfillment of all her hopes and dreams, never letting the challenges, defeats, and struggles erase the happiness she knew awaited her. The author beckons readers to "hock your spirit to mine" and come along as she weaves a tale full of many varied life experiences.

"(I want readers to know) don't be discouraged and just keep going on," the author says. "Trouble comes in many ways, but take heart; you are not alone."

A mother of seven, Johnson has spent 25 years as a successful business owner and knows the excitement of "your one true love." She describes in vivid detail the beauty and greatness of a love shared and the sense that just knowing the other exists makes life worth living. Within this hodgepodge of memoirs and musings is an exciting journey just waiting to be discovered by readers everywhere.

Ruth E. Johnson currently resides in New Port Richey, Florida.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world's largest Christian publisher, with more than 7,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Bittersweet through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. Bittersweet is available online through,, and


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