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  • From the Ganges to the Snake River: An East Indian in the American West

    by Debu Majumdar
    From the Ganges to the Snake River, an East Indian in the American West is a tender, often amusing, account of the landscape and people of Idaho written with an outsider’s perspective. Debu Majumdar interweaves East Indian culture with Northwestern reality, reflecting on the difficulties, discoveries, and delights of being a stranger in a strange land. This is a collection of creative non-fiction stories that reflect on the immigrant experience and a culture left behind. The stories shuttle betw... more
  • Monkeys on the Road

    by Mary Hollendoner
    After a decade in the corporate rat race, Mary was ready for a change. Too much stress and not enough time with her family left her feeling that her priorities were all wrong. So she and her husband quit their jobs, pulled their six-year-old daughter out of school, and moved into an old camper van. They planned to take a year off to drive south in search of a simpler life. What followed were three years of heart-warming personal encounters, breath-taking wilderness campsites, and occasionally te... more
  • Crossing the River Sorrow, One Nurse's Story

    by Janet Richards
    Crossing the River Sorrow tells the story of one nurse's struggle with eh ubiquitous and inequitable nature of human suffering. . A single moment at the bedside of a paralyzed girl begins her lifelong quest to find peace in the face of some of life's most troubling questions.
  • Victim: a Feminist Manifesto from a Fierce Survivor

    by Karen Moe

    Imagine being a carefree, independent young woman enjoying life. Your bold, adventurous spirit pulls you to travel to distant locales. Then out of nowhere, you’re abducted, assaulted, and raped. That is the terror-filled experience that Karen Moe survived almost thirty years ago.

    But this is not a crime story. This is not even just a survivor's tale. Instead, this is a manifesto. In dialogue with other feminists and through case studies from around the world, Moe uses her trau... more

  • Beyond Oz; My Journey from Religion to Spirituality

    by Makena McChesney
    After release from a 12-year cult experience, Makena embarks on an adventure to discover what it means to live life by direct reliance on Source, exclusive of a fear-based religious belief system. Her cult experience was restrictive and stripped her and her family of freedom of choice. Eventually, the cult doctrine nearly led to sacrifice of home and property. On attempting to escape the cult entrapment in 1990, she appealed to God to give her encouragement. She received a three-fold promise ... more

    by Julie Scolnik
    PARIS, 1976: Twenty-year-old American student Julie Scolnik had just arrived in the City of Light to study the flute when, from across a sea of faces in the chorus of the Orchestre de Paris, she is drawn to Luc, a striking (married) French lawyer in the bass section. This moving tale of an ebullient young American and a reserved Frenchman will transport readers to the cafés, streets, and concert halls of Paris in the late seventies, and, spanning three decades, evolves from deep romance to sudde... more
  • Beautiful Ashes

    by Shelly Edwards Jorgensen
    After her mother’s tragic death in a house fire, fifteen-year-old Shelly is driven to seek answers. A story of tragic loss and healing faith, Beautiful Ashes is the compelling account of Shelly Edwards Jorgensen’s quest to uncover family secrets and to survive the truth.
  • Home is Within You

    by Nadia Davis
    In this deeply personal memoir, Nadia Davis addresses her three sons with brutal honesty, hope, and strength, revealing both her childhood and adult traumas that led to issues with addiction and dysfunctional relationships, as well as to discuss transformational healing, spirituality, intensive trauma therapy, chronic pain management, healthy co-parenting and intimacy, preventing learned toxic masculinity, and more. As a young high-profile lawyer, school board member in Southern California, cou... more
  • The Mortician's Child

    by Kathleen L. Hawkins
    I was a little girl for whom death was a very big problem. My father scared me. There was a casket with a stranger in it in our living room, a trip in a hearse to an insane asylum, and obituaries read with commentary to me during dinner (how easy it is to die). As I grew up, I cast a light into my father's troubled behavior and, by doing so, cast a light into my own. While my story is probably quite different from yours, you're likely to find elements of your own journey within these pages a... more
  • Love Games

    by Cheska Kim
  • Marathon Man: My Life, My Father's Stroke and Running 35 Marathons in 35 Days

    by Alan Corcoran
    MARATHON MAN is an uplifting story of an extraordinary achievement – all the more inspiring given that the author was an inexperienced long-distance runner and only 20 when embarking on his mission to run 35 marathons in 35 consecutive days. Alan Corcoran’s response to the shock of his dad’s stroke, was to get active, create positive from negative and raise money for charity. Alan faced many obstacles along the road – beyond the sheer physical endurance challenge of running 1,500 kilometres arou... more
  • Food Safety, Sick Kitchens

    by Bulent Karabag
    A health inspector's guide that answers all your food safety questions. This book will appeal to the senses of a restaurant owner or anyone that enjoys food. If you want to enhance your knowledge of food safety, looking to go into the food safety field, or you're looking for a great book to read about food safety, this is the book for you. A collection of numerous stories as seen through the eyes of a seasoned health inspector as he experiences food safety nightmares in some of the most famous... more
  • Hear The Whistle

    by Kathy Haley Buhrman
    In 1984, the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad sold a 100- mile line of railroad track to retired USAF pilot and real estate entrepreneur, Jack Haley, who had a dream to buy a railroad. A year later on Christmas Eve 1985, Jack, as president and chief executive, took possession of their Iowa Division, renaming it the Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad, having secured a $75 million cash loan with General Electric. It was the largest privately funded American railroad company formed in... more
  • Blooming: Finding Gifts in the Shit of Life

    by Carrington Smith

    Are you a little too comfortable with self-loathing? Tired of feeling like you are not enough?

    This book is for you.

    Carrington Smith spent a lifetime trying to be someone else—to fit in, to be loved, to keep the peace, and to make others happy. Until finally, Carrington discovered that her own path to happiness wasn’t based on fitting in but on standing out—celebrating her uniqueness and owning her past.

    Candid and raw, <... more

  • Daze of Isolation

    by Krista Ehlers
    What happens when schools close, and everyone on your motherhood support team is restricted to Zoom therapy? Krista Ehlers started a daily journal that gray day in March, 2020, when her kids were sent home from school for fourteen days that turned into over a year. Enjoy her family’s stories of smoke clouds and smoke alarms, adoption issues and special needs, an ambulance ride and a bike crash, road trips, and awkward new experiences. Mothers of adopted kids, foster kids, extra need kids, and al... more
  • The Parallels of Dita

    by Al Zolynas
    Surviving Nazism and Communism in Lithuania: Narrated with grace, deep feeling and life-affirming humor, this memoir spans the fraught time before, during, and after World War II in Lithuania, shedding light on the tragedies and joys of a people from a not-so-well known part of the world. A new translation by award-winning poet Al Zolynas (nephew of the author, Silvija Lomsargytė-Pukienė). Originally published as Dita. Paralelės in Lithuanian (Jotema Press, Vilnius, Lithuania: 2... more