New Memoir Explores the Threads of ‘Destiny’s Tapestry’

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Author Betty June Gilliland shares personal journey, life influences.

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we can and must ever strive to be the best we can be. We set our goals before us and with unwavering determination we can achieve.

Author Betty June Gilliland explores her past and ancestral stories that brought her to where she is today in her new memoir, “Destiny’s Tapestry: I Walk This Path” (published by iUniverse).

“This book has a lot of the spirit with which most humans are endowed,” Gilliland says. “There is sadness and laughter. There is history and human interest.”

Gilliland had a tough childhood growing up in Alabama with her somewhat dysfunctional family. Her book describes how the people around whom she was raised left an impression on her that would push her to become the woman she is today.

Each chapter of “Destiny’s Tapestry” functions as its own story, but all of them come together to tell Gilliland’s unique story – a story of overcoming rough beginnings to ultimately become who she was meant to be.

“No matter where we come from or who we are,” Gilliland says, “we can and must ever strive to be the best we can be. We set our goals before us and with unwavering determination we can achieve.”

Destiny’s Tapestry
By Betty June Gilliland
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 346 pages | ISBN 9781491728529
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 346 pages | ISBN 9781491728505
E-Book | 346 pages | ISBN 9781491728512
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

About the Author
Betty June Gililand spent most of her life in Mobile, Alabama. She is the proud grandmother of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “Destiny’s Tapestry” is her first book.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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