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by Cathy Carlton HewsA frantic Betty navigates her father's end of life. "The poignancy and charm of A BAGFUL OF KITTENS HEADED FOR THE LAKE comes from how author Cathy Carlton Hews breaks the common image of the endlessly patient caretaker who knows exactly what to say and what to do in the face of mortality." Yi Zou - Indie Reader IR APPROVED
by BRITT LINDLearning How to Fly is the story of Britt Lind’s journey from her childhood in Norway to the rewarding and often heartbreaking world of Hollywood. It outlines the ups and downs of her acting career and takes the reader from Los Angeles, to Seattle, New York and back to Hollywood as the vicissitudes of life had her searching for meaning and fulfillment as an actress and, more important, as a person. The book is filled with humor and stories of her friendships with famous actors and the people who... more
by David Pierson
"The Epiphany of Grace" is a true story of a single mother's struggle to raise four children in the segregated South of the 1960s.
Deserted after thirteen years of marriage Grace leaves California to return to her home state of Louisiana and is immediately confronted with everything she had escaped, the racial prejudices of her family, the social morés of the time, discrimination of women, and poverty wages in the workplace.
This story shifts from poignant sce... more
by Randi ChervitzIn 1968, the author was adopted by a loving family in Saint Louis, MO. Throughout her lifetime, she struggled with abandonment issues, ultimately using them to inspire her commitment to making art. Uncommon Threads, the name of her jewelry-design company, is also the story of how Chervitz came to embrace her artistic nature as a reflection of her truest self.
by Terry ConnellA recollection of growing up gay in the Philadelphia suburbs and a love story set amid the HIV/AIDS crisis of the early 1990s. An engrossing and unsparing look at a grueling journey of commitment and acceptance.
by Merry ClarkReviewers have called this work a humorous feminist memoir so I guess that’s what it is. But it’s really just the story of what it’s like to be a female in America and go through various pathetic phases of life. Yes so I guess that would be a humorous feminist memoir. Of course there is a section addressing politics and economics—not at all dry, but rather sort of like a hurricane of words describing the end of civilization as we knew it.
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by Samantha Hart
When your mother names you after your father's mistress, you might wish you were living someone else's life. For Samantha Hart, growing up on a farm in rural Pennsylvania had been no childhood idyll but rather a violent, surreal nightmare. A twisted vision of pastoral life part Faulkner part Dante. At fourteen years old, she ran away in search of her father, a character she only knew as Wild Bill. Discovering he wasn't the hero she dreamt he'd be, Sam was on her own. Arri... more
by Audrey EdwardsAn African-American journalist of a certain age and experience swore she would leave the country if Donald Trump was elected President. He was. And she did. Bolting for Paris, the city-love of her life. In this engaging memoir, a sharpshooting cultural critic takes aim at America in its twilight—the Trump Years—from a city that has historically allowed Black Americans the freedom to just BE!
by Virginia MadisonHappy Father's Day, by first-time author Virginia Madison, is available for Father's Day 2020. An easy read, this book will touch anyone who has experienced a close bond with a loved one. The descriptive writing transports the reader into each scene and you feel that you are there experiencing the events and emotions in person.
by Michael BoyajianA travel guide to the historic and literary sites of New England
by Michael G. Harpold
by Garry McDougallTravel the French-Spanish border from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic. Meet its towns, landscape and peoples. The author of Damn! now traverses the Pyrenees using only public transport. Is he mad? It’s travel on the edge, with intelligence, perplexity and humour. And it all started so well…
by Garry McDougallThe Creative Journey Across Spain. In a comic remake of Homer's Odyssey, the author’s three-hundred kilometre pilgrimage walk from Leon to Santiago de Compostela is packed with personal foibles, sharp observations and tales of his numerous journeys through France, Spain and Portugal. Lurching from grand Spanish town to village ruins, the poet’s creative Gods compete with the inner Mr Grumpy, Optimiste and B. Reasonable. It is vigorous writing by a sharp and fearless mind. I dare you to read i... more
by Lewis M. RessStrange Cases and Wild Tales presents real case histories and true stories related to the law practice and experiences of a creative Florida attorney reaching out over sixty years. There's more than meets the eye.
by Pamela LoganThe cultures and artifacts of Tibet, like those of other remote indigenous societies, are under siege by the relentless modern world. The fate of monasteries in Tibet has been a subject of concern to many in the West; but until Tibetan Rescue little specific information had been published. As president of an NGO that brings foreign aid into Tibet, Pamela Logan brings a first-hand account of her journey through Tibet, as she evolved from solo traveler to expedition leader. Her mission: to save th... more