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

    by Alan Corcoran

    'A must-read for 2022!' - Irish Runner Magazine

    5 stars – ‘different...engaging...refreshing.' - Reedsy Reviews

    'An intimate and uplifting story of grit, tenacity and healing and one that is sure to stir the soul.' Dean Karnazes (New York Times best-selling author and ultra-distance runner)

    MARATHON MAN is an uplifting story of ... 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
  • Unconventional: A Memoir of Entrepreneurism, Politics, and Pot

    by Jamie Andrea Garzot
    Jamie Andrea Garzot was one of the least likely people to become a cannabis entrepreneur, advocate, and industry pioneer. She had no business background. She was not involved in politics. She had only a four-figure capital investment to start with. And, surprisingly, she had very limited experience with cannabis products. So how did Garzot find herself at the forefront of California’s cannabis movement? In this inspirational memoir, Garzot describes her trajectory from a cannabis retail rookie ... 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
  • Wounded: Devotionals for a Mom on the Mend

    by Alicia Searl
    Wounded was written out of a wounded heart. Alicia Searl shares her heartfelt stories of how she is constantly seeking truth to set her free to be the mom God is calling her to be. She realizes that failure is always an option, but with Christ, defeat doesn’t have to be. Like many moms, she yearns to be valued, craves deep and meaningful relationships, and is constantly searching to find calm in the chaos. These 30 devotionals invites you into a conversation with a real mom struggling to stay... more
  • Love More: 50+ ways to build joy into childhood

    by Shannon Loucks
    In this book you will find your letter of permission to go a head and simply - boldly - love your children. To put down those expectations that come form someone else's ideas of what it means to be successful in the world and stare a few moments longer into the precious eyes of the child in front of you. Love more is overflowing with inspiration and 50+ ways to bring more fun, more love, and more joy into your days.
  • West Village Originals

    by Michael D. Minichiello
    New York City’s West Village has long been a haven for intellectuals, writers, artists, and activists. Jazz clubs, piano bars, coffee shops, and bookstores hummed with freedom from a more rigid society outside its borders. However, the area began to change, as curiosity shops gave way to top fashion designers’ stores. Michael D. Minichiello captures this shift through ninety interviews that paint an enlivening portrait of this Oz-like neighborhood.
  • Equipped for Change: Doing the Deep Work of Transformation

    by Keisha Rivers
    Change is a process that begins with an event. So often we’re so focused on the event that we miss the process and end up frustrated, lost, and disillusioned. If you want to create success, you need a blueprint and approach to guide you. Equipped for Change: Doing the Deep Work of Transformation provides organizations with a guide to identify and integrate strategies that will enable them to heighten engagement, cultivate learning, and enhance leadership.
  • Blindsided: Essays from the Only Black Woman in the Room

    by Dawn Downey
    How does a black woman maintain her sense of self, when most of her friends are white? In public spaces and private, Dawn Downey is under attack by an onslaught of microaggressions. She struggles to find balance between personal relationships and personal integrity. In the process, she unconsciously takes on characteristics of the privileged. But after a photo of a racist toy shows up in her social media feed, she discovers her black power.
  • The Actual Dance

    by Samuel A. Simon
    A love story with an unexpectedly happy ending. The Actual Dance is told through the eyes and heart of a husband as he struggles with his worst fears during what everyone expects to be his wife’s losing battle to breast cancer. Determined to support the “other half of his whole,” he provides the positivity his love partner demands and the caregiving she needs. He doesn’t share his fears, even as he becomes more certain of her upcoming demise. He also keeps his visits to the virtual ballroom—w... more
  • Safe, Wanted, and Loved: A Family Memoir of Mental Illness, Heartbreak, and Hope

    by Patrick Dylan
    “Pat, we need to kill the dog.” A chill ran down Patrick Dylan’s spine as his wife spoke—psychosis had found their family again. When a sudden mental illness struck his wife, Patrick Dylan found himself living with an eerie stranger. Scared and unprepared, he began a desperate battle to protect her from a mysterious disease, shelter their children from her bizarre behavior, and recover the woman he loved. For years, Patrick and Mia Dylan enjoyed an intimate marriage that exemplified partnershi... more
  • Sugar Burn: The Not So Hot Side of the Sweet Kitchen

    by Ryan Kurr
    After leaving a career in the insurance industry and then one in massage therapy, Ryan Kurr decides to follow his dream of becoming a Pastry Chef. As Ryan whisks his way through some of Chicago’s most acclaimed restaurants with notoriously difficult, award-winning chefs at the helm, he learns an important recipe for self-worth and balance that includes ingredients that are both sweet and savory. After graduating from pastry school, he began trial days in kitchens, quickly learning the pace was l... more
  • Journey of a Teetotaling Virgin

    by Fay Faron

    Travel! Adventure! Romance! What could possibly go wrong? It’s 1972 when free-spirited “good girl,” Fay, takes off on a 3-year journey around the U.S. and Europe, in search of jobs, apartments and boyfriends. She soon finds is that navigating her way through a pre-feminist world will take a skill set her Sunday school teacher never taught her.

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