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  • 979-8-9909614-2-5

    by Jim Motz
    Are You willing to transform? Learn How to Turn Pain, Struggles, and Poor Choices into Growth Opportunities, and Make Positive Changes in Your Life I know it’s a huge ask coming from a 6x9 stack of paper with a bunch of squiggles on it from someone you’ve never heard of. But if you give me a few hours of your time to read this book, I promise it will make you think about the decisions—or nondecisions—you make each day. My commitment to you is two-fold: First, you’ll read about my past mistak... more
  • I Asked God to Kill Me: How My Journey from Despair and Addiction Will Help You Optimize Your Life through Discipline, Consisten

    by Jim Motz
    Are You willing to transform? Learn How to Turn Pain, Struggles, and Poor Choices into Growth Opportunities, and Make Positive Changes in Your Life I know it’s a huge ask coming from a 6x9 stack of paper with a bunch of squiggles on it from someone you’ve never heard of. But if you give me a few hours of your time to read this book, I promise it will make you think about the decisions—or nondecisions—you make each day. My commitment to you is two-fold: First, you’ll read about my past mist... more
  • Don't Walk Away

    by Marilyn Raichle
    UNCORRECTED PROOF Don’t Walk Away, a Care Partner’s Journey (text with art) I grew up in the shadow of Alzheimer’s. Nearly everyone in Dad’s family and many in Mom’s developed the disease. Mom warned us. “Keep your distance. Your father and I will be in a safe place; there is nothing more you can do, so walk away.” I believed her. As I began my caregiver journey with Mom I saw only loss not the person, heard only confusion not the thought. Everything changed in an instant. Mom began to p... more
  • Laconic Poetry & Prose

    by Eliza Williams
    Laconic- Using few words; expressing much in few words; concise Laconic Poetry & Prose is a book of poetry & prose. This book is collection of fleeting thoughts, emotions, vulnerability, inspiration, nature and humor expressed through the art of poetry & prose. It's intended purpose is evocation and provocation.
  • The Order of Things

    by Sarah Gormley
    SOMETIMES NOTHING IS MORE UNEXPECTED THAN JOY. What happens when a marketing executive leaves San Francisco to care for her dying mother on their family farm in Ohio? A Hallmark hero- ine would fall in love with her high school sweetheart during a snow- storm—but this is no Hallmark movie. Sarah Gormley spent most of her life trying to outrun the persistent self-loathing that plagued her from childhood, convinced that self-worth was something she had to earn by doing rather than being. When she... more
  • 9798864598122

    by Jack Dunsmoor
    A fractional Nonfiction/Memoir with (40) 5,000-word essays in volume 1 and (illustrated) Foot/Notes in volume 2.
  • The Accidental Bird Dog

    by Terry Ann Fernando
    Terry Ann Fernando had no interest in getting a dog until her husband Chris persuaded her otherwise. They eventually decided on a Vizsla, an uncommon breed known for its intelligence, sweet nature, and bird-hunting abilities. Zara, their new puppy, didn’t show a strong inclination for hunting when she was young, and Chris and Terry Ann had no interest in hunting either. When she was two years old, Zara’s breeder encouraged Terry Ann to enter her into a beginner-level hunt test. With minimal trai... more
  • The Showgirl and the Writer

    by Marnie Mueller
    The Showgirl and the Writer, A Friendship Forged in the Aftermath of the Japanese American Incarceration, by Marnie Mueller, is a hybrid memoir/biography. It encompasses Mueller’s own story, beginning at her birth to Caucasian parents in the Tule Lake Japanese American High-Security Camp in Northern California, and tells the tale of her long friendship with Mary Mon Toy, a Nisei performer who was incarcerated in the Minidoka Japanese American Camp in Idaho during WWII. The two met by chance in 1... more
  • Building My Career in Print and Web Publishing

    by Kay F. Davis
    I loved the humanities education I received in college. My B.A. degree in English and history gave me a solid foundation in research and writing. These skills are applicable to many industries. After undergraduate school, I decided to go into publishing. I worked as an editor for 15 years, primarily in the field of education. After graduate school, I went into Web publishing. My ability to distill information into the essential ingredients remains useful to this day.
  • Memoirs of a Suburban Troublemaker

    by Ellen R.B. Smith
    Attention troublemakers, parents of troublemakers, and everyone who embraces a rebellious spirit! This captivating narrative is dedicated to you. In the heart of Reston, Virginia, an openly integrated community established amidst the civil rights movement, Ellen’s coming-of-age journey unfolds against the backdrop of societal change. With vivid detail and emotional depth, Ellen chronicles a blissful childhood that comes to an abrupt end when her parents divorce. Labeled as a troublemaker, Ellen ... more
  • ISBN:978-1-64411-7934

    by Emmanuel Dagher
    Emmanuel Dagher is one of the kindest and gentlest souls who walks this planet. He is someone who really walks his talk, and I frequently recommend his work to people, especially to those who need help in shifting from a scarcity paradigm to an abundant one! ––Anita Moorjani, NYT Bestselling Author of ‘Dying to Be Me.’ Renowned therapist and spiritual teacher Emmanuel Dagher reveals his transformative journey and revolutionary healing method in his latest book, HEAL: A Guide to Becoming Your O... more
  • Designing American Jewelry

    by Ellie Thompson
    Designing American Jewelry: From City Rhythms to Western Dreams is both personal memoir and compelling retrospective showcasing the life’s work of the award-winning fine jewelry designer, Ellie Thompson. The book describes her vision as a contemporary American designer, including why jewelry matters, as well as the sense of meaning and connection it confers on those who wear it.   From her humble beginnings as a teenage shop girl in New Haven, CT, Thompson tells the tale of her career as a high... more
  • Highway to the Sky: An Aviator's Journey

    by Lola Reid Allin
    Despite Lola Reid Allin’s childhood desire to avoid the straitjacket of traditional female roles and become a pilot, her desperate need for unconditional affection after a lonesome childhood sways her determination. At age twenty, she leaps into marriage and motherhood. Four years, one toxic relationship, and one private pilot license later, she leaves her husband, even though she knows she’ll be censured by friends, family, and 1970s society at large. Her head-on battle with tradition continues... more
  • Marta Vol I

    by Dave Rogers
    NOT EVERYONE LOOKS TO BE HOMELESS, MANY OF US JUST KIND A FALL INTO IT
  • The Ballet of Swallows

    by Mozhgan Mahmoodian
    Against the backdrop of 1979 post-revolution Iran, seven-year-old Mozhgan Mahmoodian struggles to understand the right and wrong in her world. At home, the kitchen wall is the only thing separating her father’s two lives – one with her maman, and the other with his second wife. In her dogmatic school, disillusionment threatens to take away Mozhgan’s claim to her one superpower: her brain. Determined to create her own path, she decides the best way forward is by doing the opposite of what the ad... more
  • Return to the Catskills Blue Line and Beyond

    by Michael Boyajian
    First a leg injury knocks the author off his hiking pace around the Catskills and then the passing of his wife Jeri throws him into a malaise of inactivity for years but Jeri’s presence returns from the other world across the rainbow bridge and the two lovers find themselves hitting the trails together once again.
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