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  • My Two Centuries in Africa (Book One)

    by Carl William Henn
    ISBN 978-1-0881-2380-5 My Two Centuries in Africa is a humorous, affectionate, intimate book about Africa. It’s a personal memoir of how a guy from Indiana accidentally spent almost 40 years in Africa and lived to tell about it. On a deeper level, it’s also a call to action for Americans and others to recognize and reject the outdated and negative stereotypes about Africa and African people commonly seen in the media and movies. Africa is not all poverty, war, disease, and corruption, as W... more
  • Such A Pretty Girl: A Story of Sturggle, Emowerment, and Disability Pride. New Village Press, Imprint of New York University Pre

    by Nadina LaSpina
    Such a Pretty Girl is Nadina LaSpina's story—from her early years in her native Sicily, where still a baby she contracts polio, a fact that makes her the object of well-meaning pity and the target of messages of hopelessness; to her adolescence and youth in America, spent almost entirely in hospitals, where she is tortured in the quest for a cure and made to feel that her body no longer belongs to her; to her rebellion and her activism in the disability rights movement. LaSpina’s personal gro... more
  • Sunday Dinners, Moonshine, and Men

    by Tate Barkley
    Tate Barkley grew up in the small towns of North Carolina, where money was tight, dreams seldom came true, and family secrets were kept hidden. His Grandmother’s house was a sanctuary where he felt loved—and her big Sunday dinners nourished his stomach and his soul. After his parents divorced, he discovered his mother’s new boyfriend, and eventual husband, was his biological father— a charming dreamer who would disappear for months at a time, leaving his family to fend for themselves. As a... more
  • Oh My Dog!

    by Barb Taub
    As anyone owned by a working dog knows, they need jobs. Some herd sheep. Some herd tennis balls. And some herd hapless writers through a pandemic. Already an accomplished writer-wrangler and therapist before Covid, Peri came into her own as pandemic therapist extraordinaire (with paws). This is her story. ▼(´ᴥ`)▼ Barb narrowed her eyes at unmasked pedestrians crossing in front of our car. “They aren’t even pretending to put their facemasks over their noses. They’re breathing at me.” We ... more
  • The Mutt for Me

    by Greenleaf Book Group
    A memoir of second chances, healing, and how rescuing a dog rescued me Having never had a dog of his own before, Don was not prepared for what it meant to adopt one of the most behaviorally difficult rescues in the shelter. But something about Barbie, a mutt that everyone had given up on and so fearful and unresponsive that she was within days of being put down, convinced Don to open his home and his heart for the first time to a canine companion, changing both of their lives forever. Inte... more
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    by Elin Lytle
  • Understanding Moonseed

    by Mary Pacifico Curtis
    Understanding Moonseed chronicles in essays a family’s personal journey on a road that is both perfect and fraught with the unforeseeable. Along the way, we meet the big city girl with a precocious interest in politics, have brushes with pivotal historic moments in the 60’s and 70’s, and continue as she falls in love with a man who became famous in the music industry moves with him to Silicon Valley, to found their own companies, and marry. She settles into roles as wife, mother and executive w... more
  • Childhood Cassette: An Arab Woman's Journey of Self Discovery & Cultural Duality

    by samia shreteh
    "Childhood Cassette" is Samia’s vulnerable and authentic odyssey as an Arab-American woman. Through her poetic narration and compelling storytelling, she reflects on her childhood recollections, emotions, and revelations to reconcile her place in two conflicting cultures. Samia’s captivating prose takes readers on a journey through different destinations, battles, and reminiscences, providing motivation, wisdom, valor, and optimism throughout the way. This book serves as a pilgrimage towards sel... more
  • Seizing Control

    by Laura Beretsky
    Despite a lifelong challenge managing epilepsy, Laura has led a good life with friends, rewarding work, and a new life-partner. After having a grand mal seizure at work, Laura was devastated by the subsequent job insecurity—her superiors were sidelining her. When Laura’s first child was born three years later, she worried that loss of awareness during seizures jeopardized his safety. She opted for brain surgery, despite its possible life-threatening complications. Seizing Control recounts her qu... more
  • The Shape of Normal

    by Catherine Shields
  • AlieNation

    by Jayma Anne Montgomery
    This is a memoir told as a series of vignettes detailing my immigration story, assimilation process, blended family dynamics, and personal tragedies that complicated my journey into womanhood.
  • In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta: The Travels of Ed Tabibian through Asia and Back Again

    by Michael Boyajian, editor

    In 1355 the travel memoirs of Ibn Battuta came into being and were widely read whereas his journeys surpassed both Marco Polo and Xheng He.  Now centuries later the 1971 journeys of Armenian American Ed (Edwin) Tabibian through Asia are available with a perspective and mindset of a world that has changed radically to what we know of today in 2023 and is as different to us today as is the world of Ibn Battuta's book.  Join Ed Tabibian back in 1971 as he travels through Asia to Tu... more

  • The Waiting Room

    by Casey Gent
    Waiting rooms can be lonely places. Disease may infect one family member, but it affects all of them. This dark autobiography takes the reader to the "healthy" child and how she responds to having a brother with an incurable disease. From strange habits, addictions, hang-ups, eating disorders, and major depressive disorder, the author hides her issues from everyone else while proving her loyalty to her brother, who is her best friend. The difference between how the siblings are treated by other... more
  • Mellow Your Money

    by Mick Heyman
    Mellow Your Money teaches, through MIck Heyman's experiences and misadventures, how to manage your money in an uncertain world. Though we all have unique roads to travel in life, most of us struggle with emotional and psychological challenges when it comes to money and building wealth. Learning to overcome these obstacles and changing our money mindset is how we grow rich—both as investors and as human beings. After a lifelong career as a wealth manager, Mick Heyman has discovered achieving gre... more
  • Days of My Life: A personal story about generational trauma, mental health and one woman’s transformational journey to healing

    by Rev Alford
    A compelling memoir detailing the intricate journey of Rev Alford’s life. From losing her mother to suicide, to becoming a mother herself with all the challenges that brings. She re-visits skeletons in the closet 20 years on as the generational trauma resurfaces. __________________________________________________________ Rev was 22 years old when her mother took her own life after many turbulent years of suicidal ideation. She believed she could forge on and put that behind her without process... more
  • Trust the Flow

    by Tara Rose
    Who am I, and what am I here to do? "Trust the Flow: Awakening with Kambo, Cannabis & Ayahuasca" is a memoir about finding very surprising answers to these questions through medicine ceremonies, shamanic dreams and mystical visions -- and some colorful "van life" adventures in the American Southwest that will make you laugh, cry, and feel inspired to step into creator consciousness with courage and faith.