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  • Hard-Boiled Egg Index

    by Kudzai Joseph Gumunyu
    The Hard-Boiled Egg Index is a true story on the struggles Kudzai Gumunyu and most Zimbabweans went through during the record- and heart-breaking hyper-inflationary period in Zimbabwe. Though saddening, the story is told in a humorous and vivid way detailing how Kudzai had to adjust to the effects of economic meltdown. Zimbabwe's inflation rate reached a mind-boggling 89.7 sextillion percent by 2008 and US$1 was worth 3 nonillion Zimbabwean dollars had the Central Bank not debased the currency t... more
  • Wheels of Injustice: Saving My Child from the Child Savers

    by Susan Louise Gabriel
    Six weeks into a blissful honeymoon, life turns into a nightmare when Susan’s 9-year-old daughter is taken away and her husband is falsely accused of child sexual abuse. As her own and other families throughout the country are crushed under its wheels, Susan musters the strength and the will to battle a behemoth system that has become the very thing it was created to eradicate. Wheels of Injustice is the true story of one woman’s fight against a powerful system that’s run amok, grinding f... more
  • The Lifespan Movement

    by Nayana Williams

    “The Lifespan Movement" is an inspiring and empowering account of one woman's personal progression to finding purpose, happiness, and financial freedom. Life brings challenges, adversity, and numerous obstacles. Who we are, how we are, and who we become, is the product of how we respond to adversity and overcome hardships. Get ready to follow along in Nayana Williams' compelling story of self-actualization and transformation.  

    It was during one of the most ... more

  • Crossing the Bridges

    by Eva Cristina Hoffman Jedruch
    At the turn of the twentieth century, Central and Eastern Europe was a configuration of nations dominated by three empires: Austrian, German and Russian, whose borders promised to be set in concrete. The Austrian Empire was a multi-ethnic entity of countries that had been absorbed over time. Among these were Polish lands annexed by Austria in the eighteenth century, which became the Austrian province of Galicia, where Zofia Neuhoff was born in 1905 into an upper-middle-class family. Victorian ma... more
  • Passing Through: Exploring the Envelope, Part One

    by Manny Sousa
    It is wondrous how God chooses to bless people by guiding them on His path for them. as can be found in this Part One 1932 - 72 memoir of author Captain Manny Sousa, US Navy(ret), raised in an Army family during the Great Depression, World War Two, the Korean War, and the Cold War through 1955. Following Manny's commissioning as a Navy Ensign and designation as a naval aviator in 1956, he flew the first carrier-based aircraft capable of delivering nuclear weapons on his initial Western Pacifi... more
  • Banned from California

    by Robert C. Steele
    This is the biography of Jim Foshee, born in 1939. As a 15-year-old gay runaway he finds himself in the 1950s Los Angeles underground world of homosexuals and early queer culture. Experience Jim Foshee's bold, free spirit as he hitchhikes 800 miles away from his home in a small Idaho town. Jim lives on the edge. Throughout his adventures and misadventures, he finds himself among kind-hearted strangers, kindred souls and drag queens as well as con artists, liars, and ruthless cops. At a yo... more
  • Those Darn Stripes

    by Tyrel Nelson

    In the fall of 2008, Tyrel Nelson returns to the United States after teaching English in Ecuador for a year. Although living overseas was quite an adjustment for the Minnesotan, the months to follow (mostly spent around his stomping grounds) bring on life changes far bigger than anything he had encountered in South America. Fortunately, his pop and confidant, Jay, is there to guide Tyrel through his depression in the Great Recession, which is not only caused by a stretch of joblessness but al... more

  • Travels and Tribulations

    by Tyrel Nelson

    In the spring of 2020, Tyrel Nelson lost his mother. And he lost his job in the summer. Isolated by the pandemic and hamstrung by agony, he felt forgotten by the world as it marched on. Unhappy, uneasy, and unemployed, he began picking himself up by putting down his thoughts on a yellow legal pad.

    Battling through his bereavement on paper proved to be cathartic. But he needed more – a writing project he could sink his grief into. So he sorted through many of the narratives he had ... more

  • The Wolcott Circus

    by Michael Snarr
    What was it like to be a member of a Greek fraternity in the late 60's during one of the most tumultuous periods in US history? What happened to the members of Pi Kappa Alpha, and how they made a difference in the world beyond college is very humorous and inspiring.
  • Journal of the Plague Year 20/20: from Pax Americana to the Apocalypse

    by Michelle Christides

    This journal reveals a new world-view in our chaotic time, like a jig-saw puzzle suddenly recognizable. It’s recorded by a former professor of Western Civilization, whose lifelong practice of Yoga led her at mid-life to Zurich to learn the western way to brain cognition found by Jung to heal our split PoV in science and religion.

    Genetics and archeology reveal the human brain reached its present evolutionary structure and capacity two-hundred millennia ago, and has ... more

  • Sain't Ramona: Life and Other Injuries

    by Ramona Vargas Castillo
    Once a loved and cherished child, late abducted into an uncaring family. Struggling to protect herself from a predator, Ramona plans her escape defying family tradition. Desperate for escape, she battles mistreatment, manipulation, homelessness, and danger. After decades of abuse, Ramona embarks on a spiritual and emotional journey to break free, discovering her voice and a path to worth and reinvention. An inspirational story about our power to transform our own lives.
  • Dipped In It: A Memoir

    by Bethany Harvey
    Devastated by the sudden loss of her beloved father, Bethany Harvey remarks on a year-long self imposed odyssey of self-reflection. As she navigates the unpredictable spiral of grief, she openly shares the heartbreaking, gritty and unexpectedly hilarious insights that surface while she continues to respond to a universe that never stops dealing the next hand.
  • Bagpipes and Ferries: Western Scotland and the Isles

    by Nancy Churchill
    Defying old age and retirement, our cyclist embarks on a solo cycle trip to the remotest parts of Scotland.  This wild ride invites the reader to join in, couch cycling through the oft times hilarious interactions with Western Scotland and the Scots. The camping stove starts conflagrations.  Japanese tourists are confronted with raw animal sex.   Ferry trips are life threatening, or gastronomically challenging including the culturally conflicted Vegetarian Haggis Nachos.  A Hollywood “A” list... more
  • Sitting in Hemingway's Chair

    by James O'Kon

    This is biography of the life and death of Ernest Miller Hemingway, who was a writer, soldier, spy, big game Hunter, foreign correspondent, deep sea fisherman, boxer, bare knuckle brawler, and a hard drinker. He wrote twenty-two books, had four wives, experienced four wars, and won one Nobel prize. Ernest Hemingway changed American literature; in his writing, everything is reduced to its purest form. The style of his writing did not emerge from a college education, but was developed from... more

  • A Dark Corner of Paradise: Poetry and Musings from the Periphery of the Human Experience

    by J.D. Bradley
    A written menagerie of various thoughts and compositions that I’ve exorcised from my soul over the last ten or so years, generally with the assistance of bourbon and beer. I started writing a decade or so ago as a way to make sense of my very different kind of experience I’ve had in this realm, and it’s been both rewarding and cathartic. You’ll notice some repeating themes. I did my best to arrange these in an orderly manner.
  • The Great Turnaround

    by Susanne Weegmann

    Are you feeling overwhelmed by the confusion, crime, and lawlessness in your nation?

    Do you long for clarity, peace, godliness, and holiness? Are you ready to shift yourself and your nation in prayer from lawlessness to holiness?

    Then take comfort in this: God has not forgotten you nor your nation. On the contrary, he has given us the blueprint in his word with which we can walk through. He has already prepared the way. Will you walk on it?

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