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  • Going Crazy in the Green Machine

    by John Whelan
    MCpl Billy Reardon is the man who never was. But elements of this fictitious character can be found in the personalities of real-life military members and veterans who’ve battled post-traumatic stress disorder. Reardon is the creation of Halifax-area psychologist John Whelan, a former navy sailor who has written a book examining post-traumatic stress through the eyes of his troubled protagonist.Going Crazy in the Green Machine: The Story of Trauma and PTSD among Canada’s Veterans tells the tale ... more
  • Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book

    by Sioux Oliva
    Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book: The Historic Origins of a Spiritual Revelation in the 20th Century. This is a biography of Dr. William Sadler (1875-1969), a well-known Chicago physician and psychiatrist who led a double life. In 1911, a group of celestial beings began to speak through one of his patients. For the next three decades, Dr. Sadler and his wife, Dr. Lena Kellogg Sadler, had hundreds of night visits with the celestials. William Sadler was a general practitioner, surgeon, and later a ... more
  • Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate

    by Aleta George

    Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oakland’s first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West. George’s deftly told and deeply researched book follows the struggles and triumphs of Coolbrith from her birth in 1841 as a niece of Joseph Smith to her death in 1928 as California’s most beloved poet. Coolbrith's adolescence parallels Californ... more

  • Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives

    by Elisha Rountree
    Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary. The author calls for a grassroots push to change the Constitution, arguing that lives will be saved with less guns in our future an... more
  • Forgotten: Ideological Conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

    by Sam Holliday
    Forgotten vividly preserves the reality of what took place in Korea and Vietnam and then states the lessons that should have been learned. It takes you on a trip into the intensity of life close to death, with glimpses of the sublime, strange, and selfess that those who were there can never forget. Those who have never been in combat do not understand it, so Forgotten seeks to change this. Through reconstructing and retracing the path of the 29th and 35th Infantry Regiments, Forgotten illustrate... more
  • Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices Under Nazi Rule (Grosvenor House Publishing, UK, 2015, and Kindle, USA, 2015) ISBN: 97817

    by Beverley Chalmers (DSc(Med);PhD)
    I have dedicated my life to studying women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and the early months of parenthood in industrialized parts of the world as well as in more difficult social, political, religious, and economic circumstances. All of these settings reveal challenging circumstances ranging from political and economic repression in Apartheid South Africa; and in the former Soviet Union; religiously inspired cruelty of female genital mutilation; and over-medicalization of birth in the tech... more
  • The COMING of the Lord--the Rapture of the Church and the 2nd Advent of Christ

    by Michael S Tucker
    This is a wake-up call for the church. We are living in the end of days--does everybody know this? Time is coming to an end in the very near future so what's in store for the world? This book describes the scriptural background of the 2nd Advent of Jesus Christ and how it differs from the Rapture of the church. What surrounding events play a part? How soon to the Rapture and then what happens both in heaven and on earth until the 2nd Advent of Christ? Then we close with the Millennium and ... more
  • 978-0991340149

    by Alison OLeary
    Explore the history, hikes and hospitality of three New England states in this travelogue. Whether you like fishing, mountain biking, meeting local inkeepers or just armchair travel, you'll enjoy this light compendium of tips and trips co-authored by well-known local author Michael Tougias (The Finest Hours, King Philip's War) and award-winning travel writer and editor Alison O'Leary.
  • The Strangest Fruit: Forgotten Black-On-Black Lynchings in America 1835-1935

    by J. Mitchell
    In a July, 2009 interview, the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama, expressed the significance of remembering slavery when he said, "I think it's important that the way we think about it, the way it's taught, is not one in which there's simply a victim and a victimizer, and that's the end of the story." Similar to slavery, lynching should not be forgotten or remembered solely from the perspective of racist Whites victimizing African Americans. The general history ... more
  • Captain's Stories

    by Paul Eschenfelder

    Journey around the world with the Captain as he narrates 15 stories of adventure. Based upon the talks the Captain gives on cruise ships around the world meet audacious characters like Barbarosa, who changed the Mediterranean, or Mau Pialiug who connected modern Polynesians with the ancients.  Visit the first Suez Canal in ancient Egypt, modern volcanoes erupting next door in Iceland or view the war between New Zealand and France. Audacious characters and startling affairs are ... more

  • Dear Mother, Love Daddy: The World War II Letters of Roscoe and Gladys Yegerlehner: May 1942-September 1942 (Volume 1)

    by Deborah Sweeney
    On Sunday, December 7, 1941, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, and so the United States entered the Second World War. American men from all walks of life rushed to enlist, and not all of them were young, single men. In 1941, Dr. Roscoe S. Yegerlehner had been out of medical school for three years with a growing medical practice in the small northern Indiana town of Kentland. Married for almost thirteen years, he had a loving wife and two young boys. He volunteered to serve in the United States N... more
  • First Templar Nation: How the Knights Templar created Europe's first Nation-state.

    by freddy silva
    In this fast-paced historical detective work, bestselling author Freddy Silva uses rare sources to upturn history and uncover the Templars’ greatest and least-known accomplishment. Conventional history claims that in 1118 nine men formed a brotherhood in Jerusalem called the Knights Templar. But what if it could be shown that not only was this group greater in number, but they existed far earlier, and together with a secret group of monks named the Order of Sion they planned one of the most dar... more
  • Moses and Akhenaten: Brothers in Alms

    by Ted Loukes
    Two of the ancient world’s most enigmatic characters: Moses, who led the Israelites from bondage in Egypt to the Promised Land, yet 'archaeologically' didn’t exist, and Akhenaten, the heretical Pharaoh who overturned the religion of Egypt and was deliberately erased from history. Who were these two men and what was the legacy they left behind? To understand Moses and Akhenaten, it is necessary to understand the times they lived in, to establish how Moses came to be raised in a royal household, w... more
  • Dad's War Photos: Adventures in the South Pacific

    by Neal Bertrand
    Curtis Bertrand was just a country boy with a camera when he entered the U.S. Army in World War II. He returned home from the Southwest Pacific Theater with 600 pictures to share with family and friends, never realizing the importance these unique views of the war would provide. Using his photos and portions of the battalion’s official journal, the author traces his father’s steps from home, to boot camp, to war, and back home. The reader will experience WWII through these photos, including hear... more
  • The Final Truth: Solving the Mystery of the JFK Assassination

    by Edward Bauer

    The Final Truth breaks significant new ground thanks to author Edward Bauer’s lifetime of experience in rifle competition and film editing. For the first time, we now know the answer to more than 16 critical mysteries that even the Warren Commission failed to explain. This work details how a complex conspiracy erupted almost instantly to force the public into believing the ‘official’ story including destruction of evidence, splicing of films and routine lying by the hig... more