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  • The Reject Bench

    by JAMES H MORGAN
    In June, 1961, the Morgan family moved from their little house in a blue collar neighborhood in Upland, California to a bigger and better house in Claremont, five miles away. Jim Morgan was not happy about having to move to what his friends called Snob City. He made no new friends at his new high school until the end of the school year, when two boys invited him to join them. The following year, the three friends appropriated a bench in the quad. Two new students, a British boy and a transfer st... more
  • The Road to 'L': Do you remember your driving instructor? They sure remember you

    by Tony Levy
    The Road to ‘L’ Do you remember your driving instructor? Well, they sure remember you. My latest book is another biography but is a prequal to my other two books and my continued searched to find my own piece of El Dorado. It is a humorous memoir. Set in Central London during the period 1981 to 1983 when I was a driving instructor in London working for The British School of Motoring. Pitched somewhere between the old English classic carry-on films and a series of sexy films called Confessions ... more
  • Discerning the Gold in Human Experience

    by CHRISTINE ANDERSON fcj
  • How To Hollywood: Advice and Anecdotes from an Animator

    by Scott Claus

    "How To Hollywood" is a narrative non-fiction account of one person's journey through the Hollywood film industry with a focus on the the world of animation film production. Working both as a “how to” style user’s manual as well as personal memoir, this work documents the rise and fall of hand-drawn animation in the 1990s and the CG animation boom that is still going strong today, told from the perspective of someone who worked at major production houses such a... more

  • Grace "A Journey of God unmerited Favor in the Midst of Uncertainties"

    by Emily Lavalais
    GRACE is a journey through the eyes of several women and God's grace, mercy, and favor for each, enabling them to rise about their challenges and blaze the trail ahead. Each story teaches that no one is perfect, nor do we live in a perfect world. But challenges do not need to be faced alone; God is only a prayer away. Inviting him into the daily minutia encourages a life of success and peace of mind. He provide courage to face fears and challenges head-on. Through faith in Him, each woman will f... more
  • Don't Bring Your Vibrator To Rehab

    by Pam Gaslow
    Don't Bring Your Vibrator to Rehab: A Somewhat Comedic Memoir by Pam Gaslow is an emotionally frenzied memoir that uncovers the terrifying and lonely world of addiction. After almost a decade of sobriety, Pam relapsed into a life of dependency on marijuana, which nearly destroyed her. In her new book, she recounts a devastating downward spiral that shattered her at forty-five years old. From bongs to pipes to flavored vape pens, she drifted and then dove into a two-year-long stoned void - a prot... more
  • Burnout Diaries: How Work Stress Almost Killed Me

    by Janna Donovan
    BURNOUT DIARIES is the gritty, personal account of Janna Donovan, a marketing manager who found herself battling burnout in a foreign country. It details the distrust, shame, secrecy, and over-work that eventually led to panic events, depression, and plans for suicide. The story reads more like a novel than a business book. It’s funny and tragic and “Did she really go there?” rolled into one fascinating true story, making the pain at once recognizable and the advice actionable. The wisdom an... more
  • The Ribbon Untied, A Journey to Finding a Family

    by Ann Eklund
    Are you searching for someone missing from your family tree? Ann was. Her husband, Chuck, was born out of wedlock in 1944 and raised by his mother, Mary Lou, and a stepfather. Chuck grew up an only child, thinking that his mother was the only blood relative he had. After his stepfather dies of a heart attack in 1966 and Mary Lou succumbs to cancer in 1972, Chuck needs to sell the family home. As Chuck and Ann clean everything out of Mary Lou’s house, they unearth a shoebox full of love letters... more
  • Conspiracy

    by Liam McCarthy
    The Conspiracy chronicles the monumental struggles of an innocent priest, Monsignor William McCarthy, falsely accused in 2003 of molesting two young sisters more than 23 years earlier. On the eve of his retirement from a stellar career as a priest and pastor, for the next five tortuous years, he was the victim of an anonymous complaint that was accepted as true by his bishop and friend of 40 years. Share his travails and see how ones faith can overcome the worst injustices that man can heap on a... more
  • Blind Passion

    by Vincent I. Perry
    A true story, a personal love history, an autobiographical memoir of a loving couple, occurring during the years 1965-1976 at a major university in the state of Illinois. The love affair involved a middle-aged married woman and mother of three, named Dorothy, whose marriage had long been dead. She rediscovered happiness when a blind college student, named Grant, half Dorothy's age, fell in love with her; and their love affair resulted in a happy marriage of thirty years, a tribute to the power o... more
  • Why I Travel

    by Van Chesnutt
    Imagine, being in an Egyptian night market, experiencing the heat of the Egyptian desert, or dealing with hordes of school children in Monet's garden in Giverny. Or having a discussion with fellow diners in Lisbon shortly after the 9/11 attacks or dealing with the crowds at the Chelsea Garden show. Why I Travel is a collection of travel experiences, observations and conversations.
  • Civil Rights Baby: My Story of Race, Sports, and Breaking Barriers in American Journalism

    by Nita Wiggins

    In this deeply relatable true story, principled Nita Wiggins reveals the abuses that happen off camera inside television stations. She begins life with a belief in equal opportunity. She develops the unexpected goal to soar to the highest level in the male domain of sports reporting. For her that means reporting on the Dallas Cowboys football team in Dallas, Texas. But she is chasing a moving goalpost.Along her career climb, Nita interviews Rosa Parks, Muhammad Ali, U.S. President Jimmy ... more

  • The Ribbon Untied, A Journey to Finding a Family

    by Ann Eklund
    Are you searching for someone missing from your family tree? Ann was. Her husband, Chuck, was born out of wedlock in 1944 and raised by his mother, Mary Lou, and a stepfather. Chuck grew up an only child, thinking that his mother was the only blood relative he had. After his stepfather dies of a heart attack in 1966 and Mary Lou succumbs to cancer in 1972, Chuck needs to sell the family home. As Chuck and Ann clean everything out of Mary Lou’s house, they unearth a shoebox full of love letters... more
  • Suit to Saddle

    by Larry Walsh
    "Your job has been eliminated." In other words, you're unemployed, out of work, and desperate to find a new purpose. When US Army veteran Larry Walsh heard those words, his world was turned upside down. With a desire to move beyond unemployment, create an exciting new future for himself, and push past his limits, he decides to fulfill his lifelong dream to bike across the country. He purchases a Surly Disc Trucker touring bike and begins his 3,120-mile ride of the Southern Tier from Califor... more
  • The Rembis Report: An Observation

    by Michael Rembis

    What began as a monthly newsletter to friends and family soon grew to a mailing list with over 200 recipients. In the mid-2000's Mike Rembis spent three years observing the world around him and examining the cause and effect of fatal accidents that were pertinent to him. This provided a foundation for critical self-introspection to discover what was important, and why.

  • Hard-Boiled Egg Index

    by Kudzai Joseph Gumunyu
    The Hard-Boiled Egg Index is a true story on the struggles Kudzai Gumunyu and most Zimbabweans went through during the record- and heart-breaking hyper-inflationary period in Zimbabwe. Though saddening, the story is told in a humorous and vivid way detailing how Kudzai had to adjust to the effects of economic meltdown. Zimbabwe's inflation rate reached a mind-boggling 89.7 sextillion percent by 2008 and US$1 was worth 3 nonillion Zimbabwean dollars had the Central Bank not debased the currency t... more

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