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  • A New Way To Wealth: The Power of Doing More With Less

    by Bruce Piasecki
    What is Wealth? What is Enough? The path to success and the full glory of wealth is doing more with less! In this book, Piasecki urgently calls for a new era of restraint, public mindedness, and social purpose in capitalism. This homage to historical financial leaders allows an understanding between self-determination and self-actualization in a time of capital constraints. This book helps you understand which attributes lead to the accumulation of wealth and using that wealth responsi... more
  • Breakdown: A Therapist's Journey of Losing It and Finding It

    by Ali Psiuk
    A vivid and deeply affecting memoir detailing the wildly winding path of a creative and spiritual seeker as she unravels into mental illness and painfully, beautifully, weaves her disparate parts back together. We follow Ali's fascinating evolution from a young and closeted gymnast with an eating disorder to circus performer, modern dancer, showgirl, Broadway dresser, and eventually, licensed psychotherapist.
  • Cotton Teeth

    by Glenn Rockowitz
    A race to the grave isn't a typical father-son bonding experience in the way a potato sack race might be. But when comedy writer Glenn Rockowitz and his psychoanalyst father are diagnosed with aggressive terminal cancers only a week apart, tragedy gives way to a uniquely dark, funny, and intensely loving experience. Cotton Teeth is a comedian's unflinchingly candid account of the heartbreak, joy, and wisdom shared between father and son as they face their final months of life alone and together.
  • Letters Home from the Raj 

    by   Anthony Cuerden
    Letters and poems sent from India, 1936 to 1941, by Margaret Mary Cuerden (nee Beal), born in Darjeeling, in September, 1914, who wrote to her mother and siblings following her return to India after education in England.They present a fascinating insight into the life and experiences of a young lady, living and working in India, at this time, and latterly as the wife of an officer in the (British) Indian Army.
  • Houston Has a Problem!

    by Saint Andrews
    "Houston Has A Problem" is a story that presents an uncensored look into the world of child molestation, drug abuse, the music business, homophobia, racism, and class wars in America. Written from the perspective of a gay black man born in the racist South of the 1960s, whose father was an evangelical minister and Vietnam War Veteran. It presents a compelling story centred around severe topics in a non-threatening humorous style, that draws the reader in right from the very first sentence. The ... more
  • Take Me to School

    by Serena Casey
    Serena Casey takes us on a journey through her life and career as an educator. It is both a personal tale of growth and an insightful look at what constitutes good teaching. Her own teachers, her colleagues, her bosses, and mostly her students star in this touching story of what a life of teaching has meant to one woman. Anyone who is a teacher—or who has ever been a student—will be glad to have taken this journey with her.
  • Life and Decline of the Family Doctor

    by Charles Rees
    This book comes from my experiences as a family doctor in a small town in Dorset England for 38 years covering 1972 to 2010. During most of that time being a Family Doctor was more than being a General Practitioner. I have tried to explain the changes that occurred without trying to extol the virtues of a golden age which never existed. The process of computerisation, advances in medicine, change in the family, de-skilling of the doctor, training of GPs and the rise of the ‘portfolio’ doctor are... more
  • I Drove a Red Car to a Better Me

    by Dean Skewes
    Dean Skewes draws on his life experiences as a sheep shearer and farmer in sharing this life-changing journey that he and his family went on after a car accident.
  • The Three Good Fridays

    by William Morrison
    The book recounts the events and memories of eight decades of the author’s life from the late 1930s - a mere fifteen years after independence - to the current year of the pandemic, 2020.It describes the simple village life of an ordinary middle class family growing up in the suburban village of Blackrock County Dublin. It is as much a social history of the times as a description of a personal childhood. The story of the early working life and subsequent business career reflects the changes the c... more
  • My Friendship with Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

    by Dr. Mary Hilaire Tavenner
    My Friendship with St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is a book about a unique relationship between someone born in 1774 and the author, born in 1948. It is the adventures of Dr. Mary Hilaire (Sally Lynne) Tavenner and the first native born American Saint, spanning forty years. In this book you will learn the life of Mother Seton, read a firsthand account of her canonization as recorded by one of the 14,000 Americans present in Rome for the event. e reader will learn about the process and documented miracl... more
  • Accountability: Facing the truth to discover self-empowerment

    by Laura Strobel
    Accountability is the true account of perseverance through a terrible ordeal that evolves into an inspiring, enlightening experience. Told in three parts, in the beginning Aurora only registers Shock at what has happened to her. Then Denial shields her from seeing or believing that there could be any correlation between what she’s learning in the mandatory classes she’s attending and her own life. Finally Aurora gains insight and Acceptance of her own Accountability as she learns about the dynam... more
  • The Struggle: 10 Years Later

    by Brian Storm

    Addicted to heroin and unable to stop on his own, Brian Storm finds himself sitting on the tracks waiting for a train to come and take his life. But things weren’t always this bad for Brian, an aspiring white rapper from Philadelphia who had a good upbringing. In Brian’s early teen years, he discovers that drugs and alcohol are the perfect solutions to his low self-esteem issues. Like most addicts and alcoholics, Brian believes that he can stop at any time, so he doesn’t see... more

  • When Love Sticks Around

    by Danielle Dayney
    In this collection of short essays, Danielle Dayney recounts her experiences as an awkward child in the piecemeal family that raised her. From her biological father’s absence to her mother’s battle with cancer to the birth of her daughter, Dayney’s stories venture beyond anecdote to nest safely among the tangled experiences that shape the people we become. With a keen eye for the pebbles of humor and glimmers of beauty along the rough roads of her life, Dayney has crafted a book that feels as fa... more
  • Pearls Hang in Dark Clouds

    by Jolene DeLilys
    At the onset of a bout with mental illness that erupted at the age of seventeen was when the author penned her first three poems, barring a few rhyming poems written as a child. Recovery began immediately. After the standard E.E.G. and prescribed psychiatric therapy, the worst of it was short lived. Having moved from the north to a stretch of the Bible Belt, Nashville, Tennessee, at age thirty, also sets a central theme for this deep psycho/spiritual journey through an interesting labyrinth... more
  • On The Future of Wagnerism

    by Lawrence D. Mass
    On The Future of Wagnerism: Art, Intoxication, Addiction, Codependence and Recovery is the sequel to Lawrence Mass’s memoir, Confessions of a Jewish Wagnerite: Being Gay and Jewish in America. Together, they form a narrative of consciousness and experience in the author’s life as a gay Jewish man, as a physician, and as a writer. Via the trajectory of his own struggles with and specialist work in addiction, Mass explores interfaces of culture, social tolerance, health and spirituality. How do su... more
  • A Season of Disruption: A Memoir

    by Jacqueline P. Walker
    Obstacles are a part of life. Overcoming them motivates others to persevere and soar! A Season of Disruption is a fictional memoir that tells a story of courage, love, and the willpower to withstand challenges that often break and defeat families. Widowed due to a twist of fate, Murna Moreland, a Caribbean homemaker, makes a nearly unimaginable choice. She leaves her children—alone— in Jamaica and journeys to the US to find opportunities. Murna anticipates that she will be able to have the ... more

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