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  • The 50-Year Secret

    by Julie MacNeil
    Julie Mac Neil is 6’4”, and although she is neither a WNBA athlete nor a famous model, she has a remarkable story to tell. As an adopted child, she always wondered about the parents who gave her up. After overcoming a challenging childhood and surviving two tumultuous marriages, a chance DNA test revealed an incredibly rare and life-threatening liver-lung disease. Julie then embarked on a difficult journey to find her birth family. Her goal was to warn them about the disease, which is highly gen... more
  • Views from the Cockpit

    by Ross Victory
    Views from the Cockpit: The Journey of a Son is a memoir born from pain. Page by page, year by year, tender father-son memories of airplane watching transform into nightmarish, turbulent family drama.   ​ Upon the discovery that his father had been the victim of elder abuse as his health was rapidly deteriorating, the author finds himself reevaluating the decisions his father made throughout his life. With an unshakable, shocking ending, the authors’ probing dissection of a man he thought ... more
  • SAME RED DIRT

    by Pat Conrad
    A story of a young man’s adventure when he quit a good job in the U.S. to escape to Australia looking for greener grasses. With refreshing honesty and keen wit, Pat recounts working at the infamous Callan Park Mental Hospital working with the criminally insane and his hair-raising experiences riding a motorcycle across the red dirt roads of Australia’s Outback. In this “R-rated Christian memoir,” Pat shares how bad choices and his desire to fill a hole in his heart led to a major change in his l... more
  • Un-Adoptable?: Faith Beyond Foster Care

    by Janelle Molony
    The adoption agency made a mistake. A mother welcomed in a child who brought fear and destruction into the home. She wrestles with God, doctors, and social workers over what to do next. Quick-thinking, leaps of faith, and some dark humor challenges readers to ask themselves: Do I have what it takes to raise a child with a harrowing past… or an uncertain future? The non-fiction, Un-Adoptable? Faith Beyond Foster Care, reveals deeply personal psychological and spiritual questions that arise when... more
  • A China Story: Growing up in Mao's Cultural Revolution

    by Ying Qian

    On a summer day in 2010, when Ying Qian returns to Beijing from America to visit her family, she receives information on how her father, a Chinese nuclear weapons expert, was killed during the Cultural Revolution 40 years before. The event forces her to walk down memory lane to the darkest period of recent Chinese history and compels her to search for information surrounding her father’s death. Through the process, she discovers truths that have been there all along.

  • 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
  • Free book promotion

    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."

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