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  • The Bedroom I never Had, My Life with a Sadist Father

    by maurice cloonan
    A Very Strange And Difficult Childhood
  • Somebody Told Me I Could

    by Dianne McTaggart Wall
    In Somebody Told Me I Could I have tried to tell the story of how throughout my journey I was strengthened by others telling me that I could. Born at a time when there was no vaccine available, my message is clear to children and parents who are living along with me now during a pandemic with vaccines available: You can. This is my story of how I did.
  • 𝑻𝒓𝒖𝒆 𝑺𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒐𝒔𝒐𝒑𝒉𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒍 𝑻ð’

    by S. Yerucham
    An eighteen year old chameleon abandons academic philosophy and a small town for New York City in 1981, and for two years is immersed in bohemian life while working in a bar on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center. Moving on to other jobs and peculiar relationships, his mind becomes perceptually clogged, and so he haphazardly pursues madness in an attempt to experience life "Apparelled in celestial light" once again. The experiment is a destructive success, and he's tossed through several h... more
  • DEAR JUDY – A LOVE STORY REWRITTEN BY ALZHEIMER'S

    by Michael F James
    In DEAR JUDY–A LOVE STORY REWRITTEN BY ALZHEIMER'S, the author reconstructs, honestly and with great sensitivity, the couple's experience of artist Judith James’s early onset Alzheimer's diagnosis and their journey through the multiple advancing stages of her disease. He explores their accommodation of the successive and accelerating losses and the accompanying grief, and the eventual acceptance that allowed light to dissolve the darkness into which their relationship had been unexpectedly cast.... more
  • My Holoholo Diary: One Year on the Big Island of Hawai'i

    by Nancy Clemens
    My Holoholo Diary Summary Loving Hawai’i and having repetitive dreams of the Volcano Goddess, Kupuna Pele, brought Nancy to take a mid-life journey to the Big Island of Hawai’i. With her partner Paul’s agreement, she embarked on what she calls “a sabbatical between being a mother and a grandmother.” My Holoholo Diary records her adventures, mystical experiences, and challenges while living in the Hawai’ian culture. Nancy’s colorful stories bring local Hawai’ian people “to life” with their pidg... more
  • GRANDPA’$ MONEY

    by Allen Kurtz
    Growing up, I watched my grandfather lose his job when the steel plant closed, along with his retirement plan when the pension money had vanished. Decades later after I grew up, I followed the money trail from St. Louis, Chicago, New York, New Jersey, Detroit, Phoenix & Las Vegas finding how politicians, union leaders and organized crime created, then destroyed the American Dream of the Middle Class in the 20th Century. With determination and humor, I weave together U.S. History, persona... more
  • The View from My Kitchen Window

    by Julie Kalt Gale
    The View from My Kitchen Window by Julie Kalt Gale This book is a chronological journey of the kitchens in Julie Kalt Gale’s life. The book is a memoir of her life through the stories and recipes of the family and friends who raised her. The stories center on the delicious food prepared and the characters who cooked them. The original drawings have been designed specifically for this book by the author and her son, Tobias. There are 110 recipes that represent foods of the t... more
  • Who's Tougher Than Us?

    by Donna Gerard
    Donna Gerard has written a book, a collection of stories from her own personal life and experience as an educator. Stories of students she's had, the challenges and rewards of teaching, and suggestions for the future of education in our country. Gerard truly brings the realities of teaching to the forefront in this heartfelt and honest tibute to the most essential professionals in our lives.
  • My Two Centuries in Africa (Book One)

    by Carl William Henn
    ISBN 978-1-0881-2380-5 My Two Centuries in Africa is a humorous, affectionate, intimate book about Africa. It’s a personal memoir of how a guy from Indiana accidentally spent almost 40 years in Africa and lived to tell about it. On a deeper level, it’s also a call to action for Americans and others to recognize and reject the outdated and negative stereotypes about Africa and African people commonly seen in the media and movies. Africa is not all poverty, war, disease, and corruption, as W... more
  • Such A Pretty Girl: A Story of Sturggle, Emowerment, and Disability Pride. New Village Press, Imprint of New York University Pre

    by Nadina LaSpina
    Such a Pretty Girl is Nadina LaSpina's story—from her early years in her native Sicily, where still a baby she contracts polio, a fact that makes her the object of well-meaning pity and the target of messages of hopelessness; to her adolescence and youth in America, spent almost entirely in hospitals, where she is tortured in the quest for a cure and made to feel that her body no longer belongs to her; to her rebellion and her activism in the disability rights movement. LaSpina’s personal gro... more
  • Sunday Dinners, Moonshine, and Men

    by Tate Barkley
    Tate Barkley grew up in the small towns of North Carolina, where money was tight, dreams seldom came true, and family secrets were kept hidden. His Grandmother’s house was a sanctuary where he felt loved—and her big Sunday dinners nourished his stomach and his soul. After his parents divorced, he discovered his mother’s new boyfriend, and eventual husband, was his biological father— a charming dreamer who would disappear for months at a time, leaving his family to fend for themselves. As a... more
  • Oh My Dog!

    by Barb Taub
    As anyone owned by a working dog knows, they need jobs. Some herd sheep. Some herd tennis balls. And some herd hapless writers through a pandemic. Already an accomplished writer-wrangler and therapist before Covid, Peri came into her own as pandemic therapist extraordinaire (with paws). This is her story. ▼(´ᴥ`)▼ Barb narrowed her eyes at unmasked pedestrians crossing in front of our car. “They aren’t even pretending to put their facemasks over their noses. They’re breathing at me.” We ... more
  • The Mutt for Me

    by Greenleaf Book Group
    A memoir of second chances, healing, and how rescuing a dog rescued me Having never had a dog of his own before, Don was not prepared for what it meant to adopt one of the most behaviorally difficult rescues in the shelter. But something about Barbie, a mutt that everyone had given up on and so fearful and unresponsive that she was within days of being put down, convinced Don to open his home and his heart for the first time to a canine companion, changing both of their lives forever. Inte... more
  • B0C6YP9M9B

    by Elin Lytle
  • Understanding Moonseed

    by Mary Pacifico Curtis
    Understanding Moonseed chronicles in essays a family’s personal journey on a road that is both perfect and fraught with the unforeseeable. Along the way, we meet the big city girl with a precocious interest in politics, have brushes with pivotal historic moments in the 60’s and 70’s, and continue as she falls in love with a man who became famous in the music industry moves with him to Silicon Valley, to found their own companies, and marry. She settles into roles as wife, mother and executive w... more
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