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by Pascale Batieufaye
Casino Chronicle is the story of how one man contributed a number of visionary ideas that the casino he worked for used to grow its business and add comforts to its customers. This should be a story about great success for the writer and his employer, but unfortunately it is not. This memoir is also the chronicle of how the author’s ideas were stolen, under the guise of an “employee suggestion program,” then he was marginalized, his sanity questioned, and then ultimately pus... more
by Karamba BayoThis comprehensive book with no doubt the first of its kind is daring to offer itself as a practical kind of handout for whoever is planning sooner or later to initiate or fund any type of socio-development project in the third world and particularly in Africa.
by Kari Jo SpearGrowing up as the only child of a woodcarver with a passion for birds was strange enough. But when I acquired a sibling, life got weird—considering that sibling was a museum. The milestones of my childhood involved hiking through bogs, snipping foliage out of aluminum pie pans, driving an opinionated tractor, and handing out pamphlets as a child activist. Through it all was my father, Bob Spear, a force of nature disguised as a quiet man. He created the Birds of Vermont Museum through vision ... more
by Hugh GiblinAUTHOR BIO Professionally I spent a 35 career in accounting, auditing, and taxes which included work in government, public accounting, corporations and non-profits. I received my business education at Northwestern University and liberal arts courses at Northeastern and finished with a BA degree. I have taken a special interest in accounting ethics and have done some fairly extensive research in that area. Since leaving the union I have spent my time writing and doing a... more
by Edward GoodliffeThe book is about how I, with my girlfriend and my business partner left the crowds and high taxes of London, England and made a new life in Granum, Alberta, Western Canada, population 325. We talked the town council into giving us 2 acres of industrial land, constructed a building and established a nail manufacturing plant despite knowing almost nothing about the industry. What could possibly go wrong? Well one or two things did, and with a fair measure of humour the story is about how we overc... more
by Paula Baysinger Morhardt‘The Widow’s Walk is an honest, rough, and raw accounting of the roller coaster ride that one widow went on after the sudden death of her husband. In real time she chronicles the haze she must now travel as a widow, single and on her own for the first time in her life. Paula invites us in to witness the tears, anger, frustrations, the small daily triumphs she finds she must cling to for survival, and eventually recovery. The journal style memoir pulls back the curtain on what it is really like t... more
by Sue Heringman
“I dream of going to that part of Pakistan where the refugee camps crowd against the borders of Afghanistan.” JWH
How many women would have such a dream, much less live it? Flashback to 1967 when, while crossing the Himalayas, intrepid American traveller and photographer, Jean Heringman Willacy, falls in love with Afghanistan. What makes this timely memoir so different is that Jean is already almost 50 years old.
by Rhonda Findling
Author/psychotherapist Rhonda Findling's memoir about her early teenage years when her father abandoned her family and moved in with another woman and her children. In this coming of age story we accompany Rhonda on her journey as she struggles with depression, lonliness, bullying, teenage rebelliousness, anger at her father while still missing him, longing for a boyfriend and trying to recover from trauma. &... more
by John LawrenceJohn's medical memoir - born from chaotic, disjointed, funny and frightening nights during his medical training - will demystify medical education and inspire you. Equal parts Heartfelt, self-deprecating and irreverent, John’s candid storytelling will take you along the ride called medical education.
by Stephanie O'HaraStephanie experienced recurrent miscarriages including a heart-wrenching miscarriage in the middle of church. Through her journey, she had many angels that guided her on her path – including a meeting with red-carpet celebrity Giuliana Rancic. Through her memoir, Stephanie O’Hara beautifully highlights the pressures of being a woman, wife, mother, and friend in the face of such hardship. She isn’t afraid to talk about the difficult topics – from the effect it had on her marriage and her faith, t... more
SOUL SEEKER, Reflections on a Spiritual Journey from Darkness to the Light ISBN; 978-1-9822-2032-7 (sc)by Perspectus (Michael Houghton)The book focuses on the author’s journey from the darkness of illness and despair to the joy of healing, redemption and the light of spirituality. Suffering from an autoimmune disease for nearly six years that kept him in chronic pain 24/7, depressed and suicidal at the age of 66, two miraculous things happened. One was a vision that opened his eyes to the metaphysical world of spirituality and the second was the healing of his disease. However, in the fall of 2019, his serenity and commitment t... more
by Michelle WilsonDiamonds in the Snow is the riveting account of Michelle’s tumultuous and often heart-wrenching relationship with her terminally ill mother. This thought-provoking work of creative nonfiction is a story about love, pain, self-discovery, and resilience. The author chronicles her experiences as she dealt with her verbally and emotionally abusive mother, endured sexual harassment and wrongful accusations, lived with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and struggled with being the keeper of secrets. As ... more
by Maxene RaicesA memoir of a young woman in the 60’s who finds herself pregnant and hidden away. Her child is put up for adoption and finds her 26 years later, filling a silent hole in her heart.
by CJ Ives LopezWithin a one-year timeframe In the United States, there were 67,367 deaths reported due to drug overdose. This is just one humans’ story. She could have been number 67,368, but she was spared. Melissa and Christina, Sisters have never spoken in depth about Melissa’s addiction. By the time Melissa went into recovery, she had been using for over twenty years and her sister has been away for just as long. Since Christina has retired from the Air Force, they have both have been working to bring awar... more
by Michael BoyajianJoin the author as he recalls a lifetime of fishing stories
by Josh FrancisOf all the occupations where you are required to interact with people, customer service is probably the one where you get to see the greatest variety of characters. This is especially true when working at a service station – the servo. As a console operator, there are plenty of opportunities to see the myriad of society, both the good and the bad. Under the Pump is a compilation of anecdotes, ranging from the comical to the morbid, and about the many events that occurred during the author’s tim... more