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  • G.R.I.T.T.Y

    by Nakesha Ross
  • An Illusion of Normal

    by Linda Schoonover
    An illusion of Normal is the Best selling memoir of the life of a child whose mother suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. At times shocking and heartbreaking, her story exposes the darkness in a home tormented by a parent's mental illness and the light that shows the way out. An inspirational story for anyone overcoming difficult circumstances.
  • The Portrait Maker

    by Bryan T. Blunt
    THE PORTRAIT MAKER: GOD?S FAITHFUL HAND IN MARRIAGE, CANCER AND CAREGIVING reviews the unlikely intersection at which the lives of two families converged?an intersection at which the life of a child was saved by the man who would later become that child?s father-in-law. The book moves through two youngsters? ill-equipped marriage?recounting the time at which they were called to be Christ?s disciples and the life they then forged for themselves and their children. But much more than that, THE POR... more
  • Footsteps in the Sand

    by William Knippschild
    My book deals with my life from birth until the present time. It is about our family and our problems, our joys and our trials, and tribulations. I try to portray my schooling, my work, and my accomplishments. I did a lot of traveling for my work. I designed and installed SVCs in fourteen different states, fourteen foreign countries, and five Canadian provinces.
  • I Was a Child but Not

    by Deanna Jones
    What if every weekend with my parents was always a time to dread? When you are a child, you naturally expect to feel safe, but that was not my experience. What if your mom was an accessory to the crimes your dad permitted? What if you carry anguish, pain, and devastation of your childhood into your marriage? What if, instead of your dad being a protector, he is instead the one who brings terror into your life?
  • Amazon Wisdom Keeper: A Psychologist's Memoir of Spiritual Awakening

    by Loraine Van Tuyl
    With captivating lyricism, Amazon Wisdom Keeper transports us into the multicultural upbringing and transformation of Loraine Van Tuyl, a clinical psychology graduate student and budding shamanic healer who’s blindsided by startling visions, elusive drumming, and her inseverable mystical ties to the Amazon rainforest of her native Suriname. ​ Is she in the wrong field, or did her childhood dreams, spirit guides, and premonitions somehow prepare her for these challenges? Did Suriname’s militar... more
  • The Client Decides, ISBN 978006928158-7-8

    by Martin London
    Life of litigator who was chairman of major NYC law firm, head of Litigation Department, representing major national figures such as Jackie Onassis, Vice Presidents Spiro Agnew and Humbert Humphrey, and physicians threatened by extremists who championed the murder of gynecologists who provided reproduction health services to women, including legal abortion for those who needed or chose that procedure. Book also details the successful opposition to Donald Trump, Roy Cohn, Laurance Rockefeller, an... more
  • Learning to Play the Game: My Journey Through Silence

    by Jonathan Kohlmeier
    Everyone has fears. A fear of the dark, a fear of heights, or even a fear of the unknown can make leading an otherwise normal life difficult. But what if you were afraid not of the dark or of heights-but of other people? What if you were overcome with paralyzing terror and even pushed to the brink of sickness each time you talked with another person-even though you wanted more than anything to be with and enjoy the company of that person? In Learning to Play the Game: My Journey through Silence,... more
  • The Red Book or Operation Iraqi Freedom is My Fault

    by Brandon Davis Jennings

    Here, we fail to repress the memory of what Brandon Davis Jennings experienced on the night the invincible Iron Mike Tyson was defeated by Buster Douglas. Here together, we are Brandon Davis Jennings. Here, we remember. Here, it follows us. Here, we try to understand pain and memory as it tracks us through our lives, unknowingly shaping and motivating every step forward. Here, we join the Air Force, we travel to the desert, to tech rooms, to Africa, to the sea, to Vegas, to Jap... more

  • Walking With the Enemy

    by C. Read

    Walking With the Enemy: A Testimony is a provocative and highly controversial exposé revealing Read’s struggles and triumphs while “Walking With the Enemy.”

    This true story is about the author’s involvement with a Bible study group that turned out to be a cult remarkably similar to the Branch Davidians of Waco, Texas, led by David Koresh.

    As of 28 February 1993, Read had been with them for some three years, and had grown to love and trust the leaders completely; but after she foun... more

  • Hamza Abdullah: Come Follow Me: A Memoir. the NFL. a Transition. a Challenge. a Change.

    by Hamza Abdullah
    A retired NFL player goes on a journey to find out why NFL players go broke, get divorced and/or commit suicide. What began as misplaced anger transformed into an expedition to accurately assess the perils football players experience when they leave the field of play. In this memoir, Hamza discusses concussions, CTE, PTSD and suicide.
  • My Family, My Friends, My Life

    by Rita Malsch

    WWII was in full force when Rita Lulay Malsch, the youngest of four girls, was born in the picturesque city of Heppenheim, Germany, where she inherited a love of theater, art, and literature. Right before Germany lost the war, her father escaped, but the family of six faced terrible hardship when he died suddenly. Rita later married and the couple was transferred to the United States, but jobs were limited due to her lack of formal education. She eventually opened a licensed family day care, ... more

  • Possible Side Effects: A young man's triumphant journey to find balance and strength through family, loss, addiction, and artist

    by Jeffrey L. Buford, Jr.
    This is the story of a young man's growth and survival in the small town of Alton, Illinois, where the shadows dance with poverty, history, and hope. Mr. Buford challenges the age-old ideas of conformity, loss, and separation as he struggles to understand addition and disease with family, wrapped in a colorful quilt of unconventional attitudes. Through eloquent prose Mr. Buford captures the laughter shared in the fleeting moments of childhood, and the tears that fell down though divorce, scho... more
  • Slow Children At Play

    by Jeff Sprague
    Spanning the 1970's through a half-hour ago, Slow Children At Play is a heartfelt and humorous look at life within an extended family. These 20 short, fast-paced stories and essays give a fun-filled peek into one man's life as he interacts with his "everyday unusual" family and his eccentric young daughter. You'll enjoy family traditions in "Resplendent With Pine Needles in Her Hair", Daddy-daughter adventures in "Days of Crepes and Bazookas", "Sixth Grade Science Camp", and "Light Sabers Don't ... more
  • In the Gentle Blue Light of the Dog Star

    by Chuck Farritor
    There’s good news for sentimentalists out there. Here are several true stories, oftentimes sad but hopeful, that wish to fill the hearts of readers with joy, compassion, promise, and encouragement. Author Chuck Farritor pens down his memories, insights, and sentiments in the pages of his book, “In The Gentle Blue Light of the Dog Star”. Each of these sixteen stories can stand alone, but each story is an integral part of the whole. The first story is of the author’s grandparents and their fami... more
  • Cute Poodles, Sweet Old Ladies, and Hugs: Veterinary Tales

    by PJ Miller
    Dr. P. J. Miller's story is unique. Growing up in New York City, who would have thought that he’d complete his veterinary degree at the Royal School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland? In Cute Poodles, Sweet Old Ladies & Hugs, Dr. Miller has assembled a "greatest hits" of veterinary tales—stories that include colorful clients, wisecracking hospital staff, Told only as a typical New Yorker could. A must-read for any aspiring veterinary professional or animal lover that wants to know wh... more

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