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  • F*ck Them All Big and Small

    by Christina Wee Wee Porcelli
    The funny, sad, bizarre, all-true story of Christina "Wee Wee" Porcelli. A story about falling but always finding the strength to pull yourself up and put on your lipstick. An empty bank account, a broken heart, and a failed career didn't stop this dreamer from Brooklyn, New York. She came from nothing but always found a way to keep believing she could have it all. Her outrageous journey landed her butt ass naked on national TV, finding her one true love, and winning one million dollars; all wit... more
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    by Honey Kasper
    #free #books #promotions #kindle #ptsd #trauma #survivors #amazon #childabuse #abuse #alcholism #drug #addictions Unpredictable: the walk in and out of darkness Free Book Promotion Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:00 AM PST Monday, February 3, 2020, 11:59 PM PST Can be found on Kindle. Please help me share this post. https://www.facebook.com/pg/UnpredictableThewalkbyHoneyKasper https://unpredictablethewalk.weebly.com/the-story.html
  • More: Journey To Mystical Union Through The Sacred And The Profane

    by mariah mckenzie
    Have you ever wanted More? Not more stuff or success, but more intimacy and awe. When Mariah finds her husband and best friend in bed together, she is launched on a forbidding and transcendent journey. Reeling from a life turned upside down, Mariah and her husband, Jake, don’t separate, but resolve to search together for a deeper connection—for more. They dive into a yearlong course in love and ecstasy training and begin to meditate together. During training sessions, Mariah experiences ... more
  • Through Dust and Dreams: The Story of an African Adventure

    by Roxana Valea
    At a crossroads in her life, Roxana decides to take a ten-day safari trip to Africa. In Namibia, she meets a local guide who talks about “the courage to become who you are” and tells her that “the world belongs to those who dream”. Her holiday over, Roxana still carries the spell of his words within her soul. Six months later she quits her job and searches for a way to fulfil an old dream: crossing Africa from north to south. Teaming up with Richard and Peter, two total strangers she meets ov... more
  • The Bipolar Addict

    by Conor Bezane
    We are punks. We are poets. Musicians and artists. Professionals and intellectuals. We are drunk. High. Manic. Depressed. We almost died. And now… we are stable and sober. The Bipolar Addict: Drinks, Drugs, Delirium & Why Sober Is the New Cool provides an insider’s look into the world of those suffering from manic depression plus addiction. These true stories of survival, including the author’s own, offer insight into the oft-maligned world of mental illness, as well as a frequently overlooke... more
  • Michael Lenson: A Portrait

    by Barry Lenson
    A portrait of the American artist Michael Lenson (1903-1971) by his son Barry Lenson.
  • Inktown

    by Robert Turley

    INKTOWN is a memoir of the only white family in an illustrious but oft-maligned community. This story is a generational journey to redemption. After his fugitive mom shot a man and his brother committed murder, my father sought atonement. He became a preacher and moved to the place that remains our home, Inkster, Michigan (nicknamed "Inktown" by its residents). When a neighborhood mom pointed a gun my way, I was only ten and could not have imagined the events that would follow. This... more

  • WORKAHOLICS ADRIFT: Transformation in the Pacific Islands

    by Judy McCandless
    This true adventure follows a corporate workaholic who discovers her humanity via extended travel across the Pacific Ocean with her husband in a sailboat. During these years, they are tested -- experiencing medical, marital, and cultural clashes in remote areas.
  • The Truth Within: A Humanist's Memoir

    by Leonard Cachola
    After a cancer diagnosis and death in the family, a young man decides to devote his life to God, only to learn God isn't what he expected.
  • Field Horse

    by Paige Lammers
    Raised in a loving, middle-class family, with high expectations for success, Paige is a sensitive yet bright young girl full of ambition. Beginning to struggle with immense insecurity, Paige is magnetized to the peaceful presence of a horse who soothes the part of her that no one knows is hurting. By the time Paige is seventeen, she is in the throes of grappling with an invisible illness under the guise of teenage rebellion, shattering her sense of self-worth. Failing to meet her parents' expect... more
  • WORKAHOLICS ADRIFT

    by Judy McCandless
    This true adventure follows a corporate workaholic who discovers her humanity via extended travel across the Pacific Ocean with her husband in a sailboat. During these years, they are tested - experiencing medical, marital, and cultural clashes in remote areas. "A gripping, roller-coaster ride interspersed with warm human interest stories."
  • The Third Person in the Room: Stories of Relationships at a Turning Point

    by Nolan Kerr Press
    Divorce mediator for more than 25 years, author Bea Larsen observed couples in distress as they worked toward the severing of their marriages with civility. Her observations about how people communicate - or don't - brought to mind the relationships in her own life. The brief, insightful essays in this book describe her experiences as the third person in the room of her clients, as well as in the rooms of her own life.
  • Marrying Korean: And Other Attempts To Impress, Communicate, And Fight My Way Into An Exotic Culture

    by Stefano Young
    Marrying Korean follows Stefano, an MIT graduate, as he meets the Korean woman who would become his wife and wonders to himself if he could even locate her country on a map. From his first tastes of soju, his first Korean drama addiction, and his first time getting naked with his girlfriend’s father to taekwondo sparring, interviewing at Samsung, and visiting an abalone-farming family on the remote island of Nowha-do, the author chronicles a decade worth of attempts to impress his new Korean fam... more
  • Two Towers: A Memoir

    by TD Arkenberg
    Sometimes, life pushes us to the brink. In his poignant memoir, Two Towers, T.D. Arkenberg navigates readers through a personal perfect storm. A resurgence of his father’s long-dormant cancer and chaos at his job in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks serve as the backdrop for a private struggle with a secret hidden for thirty-seven years. The story opens on Christmas Eve, 2001. Alone, he stands in his empty childhood home. Two months earlier, his father succumbed t... more
  • Trials & Truffles, Expats in Brussels

    by TD Arkenberg

    Travelogue, Memoir, Love Story

    Chicagoans Todd and Jim embarked upon a grand adventure, an open-ended transfer to Brussels. For Jim, the expat posting fulfilled a professional dream. For Todd, a former global airline executive grappling to reinvent himself as a writer, the move from his family home meant more uprooting.

    Along with exciting escapades, their new life brought a succession of unexpected trials. The transplanted couple struggled to establish n... more

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