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  • My Cancer God's Mercy

    by Ray Scott
    Faith and a Miracle of God heal a Stage 4 Cancer while praying for a 5 week old baby.
  • Unapologetically Enough: Reshaping Success & Self-Love

    by Carrie Severson
    For years, entrepreneur and writer Carrie Severson struggled with her own “enoughness.” Like so many women, she constantly questioned if she was thin enough, wealthy enough, young enough, or fertile enough. But instead of finding answers, she ended up battling professional and personal burnout, self-love, and her status as a middle-aged woman without her own children. And it forced her to make a change. Shining the light of love on both the good and the bad of that process, Severson sha... more
  • Grass Roots

    by Alan Dudley Alpass
    Would you expect a suburban Melbourne solicitor to settle brothel brawls, to locate dead bodies and to search for buried bullion? The author relates all of these adventures and more as he explores engaging stories of humanity, gleaned from decades of legal practice. From courtroom characters to family feuding, the author highlights the true, yet untold stories that show a surprising side of legal practice, told with simplicity and colour. As William Shakespeare said, “An honest tale speeds best ... more
  • Swell Goatee

    by Mitch Friedman
    When a 30-something guy swaps a toupee from hell for a SWELL GOATEE, will it turn his bad luck on its head? Following a year wearing a hideous hair system, after a lifetime of dicey decision making, documented in his tragicomic memoir, Hell Toupee, Mitch Friedman flees to Greece and returns with a new lease on life, his first goatee, and a glass more than half-full of self-confidence. Are sparks of romance and a successful career in the arts in his future, thanks to the pleasing ring of hair a... more
  • Love's Journey Home

    by Gabi Coatsworth
    Jay and I met in Copenhagen in 1974. We lived on separate continents (Britain and the US) so we split after 6 months but met again when I came to work in Chicago 5 years later. Though Jay still lived in CT, we saw each other often enough for love to be rekindled. Though different in many ways we had some things in common: love of family, physical attraction, books, travel, and a shared sense of humor. Married in 1983, we moved into a cottage in CT with my two children, hoping for a happy ever af... more
  • Searching For a Stranger and Finding Myself - A Memoir

    by Wendy L. Scott-Hawkins
    HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW HARD IT WOULD BE TO FIND SOMEONE IF YOU DID NOT KNOW THEIR NAME? Wendy grew up knowing she had a half-sibling, but didn’t have the details. When she hits thirty years of age, and having suffered a few tragic losses, Wendy is compelled to search for this stranger. Questioning family members, weeding through library research, investigating several organizations, making cold calls, and building new relationships are just a few of the steps Wendy will guide you through. ... more
  • 7 Prologues

    by B.R. O'Hagan
    Extraordinary people, remarkable stories  B.R. O’Hagan has one of the most fabled client lists in the world of ghost-writing. Across two decades he has written books and articles for some of the most influential and interesting people in America. From a top diplomat whose love of the Old West defined his character and his career, to an industrialist whose passion for Italian sports cars inspired him to create one of the world’s greatest vintage racing car collections, O’Haga... more
  • Relentless: Homeless Teen to Achieving the Entrepreneur Dream

    by Natasha Miller
    From a homeless shelter for youth to the Inc. 5,000 list of fastest-growing companies in America, Relentless is a raw and powerful memoir about one woman's tenacity that helped her break free from an abusive childhood, the irreversible decisions of her parents that left her transient, and the grittiness that has followed her through growing a multi-million dollar corporation of her own. Finding herself through music, Natasha Miller took the reins of her own life and fate to create a life tha... more
  • A Walk in the Twilight

    by John J. Bosco Jr.

    The book is autobiographical and discusses my quest to answer the difficult questions of life through biography, poetry, and personal insights.  I have managed to glean from my extensive readings in philosophy, Religion, and classic novels working answers to the impossible questions of existence for myself and for anyone who wants to explore on their own. Answering these questions is intensive and intimate to each one of us, and while my answers work for me, I invite you to produce your ... more

  • 4.\t A Walk In The Twilight: A Librarian In Search of Questions

    by John J Bosco Jr.
    The book is autobiographical and discusses my quest to answer the difficult questions of life through biography, poetry, and personal insights. I have managed to glean from my extensive readings in philosophy, Religion, and classic novels working answers to the impossible questions of existence for myself and for anyone who wants to explore on their own. Answering these questions is intensive and intimate to each one of us, and while my answers work for me, I invite you to come up with your... more
  • Bohunk's Redemption: From Blacking Out to Showing Up: A Doctor's Adventures

    by Bohunk

    When "Bohunk," a young, Jewish-Catholic heads to college, he aspires to become a doctor but fulfills his family destiny of alcoholism instead. Drinking his way through medical school and getting hooked on easy-to-access narcotics along the way, Bohunk inescapably finds himself on the precipice of death. After he emerges from a suicidal, drug-induced coma, he finally decides to confront his greatest fears and commits to live.

  • INVISIBLE INK a family memoir

    by Martha Leigh
    Stories about my Jewish parents and wider family from my vast archive of letters and writings.My mother was a concert pianist from Central Europe and my father grew up in poverty the East End of London. He was also gay. They met in Paris in 1937 and corresponded for the 6 years of World War II. Several family members had miraculous escapes from the Nazis in Europe. After the war my father became the world expert on Jean-Jacques Rousseau and professor of French at Cambridge University. My uncle... more
  • The Grand Master And His Protégé - A Memoir Of Love, Courage, Endurance And Devotion

    by Valerie Lumley
    This compelling true-life memoir spans 50 years, and is about the fulfillment of spiritual longing and the completion of karmic destiny. After a 40-year separation, life miraculously brought them back together again to experience the most enriching and meaningful chapter of their lives at a time when they needed each other the most. They saved each other in every way a person can be saved, and were the only people in their lives who could. So many of us go through life hoping to experience its d... more
  • When I Was Her Daughter: A Memoir

    by Leslie Ferguson
    Seven-year-old Leslie has a serious problem. Someone is trying to kill her. She and her little brother must confront the stark reality of living with their mother’s raging psychosis. Other family members try to help, but they are no match for the violence and unpredictability that comes with mental illness. Once in foster care, Leslie learns that life doesn't improve just because she's free of her mom. All seems lost . . . until one simple and unexpected question changes Leslie's world forever. ... more
  • Curious Tales of a Wandering Teacher; What Is Happening to Our Education Today?

    by Susan Planck
    Curious Tales of a Wandering Teacher; What Is Happening to Our Education Today? explores the evolution of education from when the author was an elementary student in the 1950s to a high school and college student in the turbulent 1960s. Sharing entertaining, humorous, and poignant experiences as a student and of her over thirty-year teaching career in more than thirty different courses in all levels, Planck describes how we got here from there in education in the 2000s. Planck wanders through di... more
  • Seven Days of SHIVA: Forty-six years of puppy love

    by Marc Gellman

    . . . and they called it puppy love! Don't let the title mislead you . . . 

    The story is the next romantic love story of the century, a romantic celebration of life, and the fulfillment of a husband's promise, "I will tell our story to the world; that every day we shared was special."

    This love story is an unforgettable memoir about a romance that will make you smile, laugh, and cr... more

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