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  • A House with Holes: One Marriage Journey in a Charleston Renovation

    by Denise Mast Broadwater
    When seasoned renovators Greg and Denise Broadwater dream of renovating a historic home in Charleston, South Carolina, they have no idea they will be facing years of hard work and dozens of obstacles while living in their condemned 1920’s Charleston Cottage in a transitional neighborhood. The tension will take the Broadwaters to the brink. Through Denise’s fascinating heartwarming memoir, the author and therapist shows how she and her husband strengthen the holes in both their house and their ... more
  • Show & Tell: Memoirs of an Older Parent

    by M.E. Nordstrom
    A book about doing it all wrong from the beginning. We all make mistakes. Raising little ones is never easy. Especially when entering parenthood at fifty-something. Show & Tell explores the daily life of being an “old dad” and answers questions that many new fathers are afraid to ask, such as “What’s left?” and “What’s my role here again?” And most importantly, “WHAT is that SMELL???” Whether you’re an old parent, young parent, or just someone looking to validate their decision to never h... more
  • I've Never Met A Dead Person I Didn't Like: Initiation By Spirits by Sherrie Dillard

    by Artisan Book Reviews & Promotion
    The extraordinary travels of a young, alone and broke psychic. The heart-warming and adventurous true story of a young woman on her own at age seventeen, broke and surrounded by talkative spirits that don’t want to go away. Living in-between the physical world and the spirit realm, yet feeling a stranger in both, Sherrie Dillard criss-crossed the country by bus, train and hitchhiking in a search for answers. Along the way she was led to help the poor and homeless on skid row, install water syste... more
  • STALKING STOCKHOLM

    by Andrea Champion
    A lifelong search for answers takes a detour off the beaten path into the subconscious where survival collaborates with illusion. Reality is turned inside out while in Stockholm, USA. How I escaped enters a realm of mind control where the reader is invited to front row within the psyche under the effects of brainwash. Take an adventure into mysterious dimension where the spirit wrestles an elusive inner torment. Then must confront the worst fear when it unexpectedly emerges.
  • My Mother and I: Born Into Chaos

    by Ahmad Santos
    The life of a child and how he translated the difficult world around him. His traumas and altered events grace the pages of this book in an eloquent and symbiotic dance of hurt and hope. This story illustrates the obstacles and adversity that he endured, alongside his siblings and mother, during one of the hardest times of their lives. While his truths and experiences are sometimes almost impossible to believe, they are as they happened and as he experienced them. Even with all of the ill-fated ... more
  • I Can't Believe I Lived the Whole Thing

    by Howie Cohen
    His famous Alka Seltzer TV commercials had the whole world saying, “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing” and “Try it, you’ll like it.” In this fun, fast-paced, and often hilarious memoir, Howie Cohen gives us a front row seat to those amazing revolutionary times: how pot and the pill opened the doors (and everything else) to sexual and creative freedom; the creative takeover by mensch-y Jewish copywriters and macho Italian art directors; the disruption of ad campaigns like “the dumb shoe” ... more
  • Who Can I Turn to Now?

    by James Rhoads
    Who Can I Turn to Now, tells the story of my life. I was a troubled child. I was raised by loving alcoholic parents. I was sent to Sunday School where I learned the books of the Bible, but I still always got into trouble. I was sent to live with my grandparents on a farm where I finished High School on the Deans Honor Roll of Scholastic Students. I joined the air force and started drinking. I soon became an alcoholic like my parents. I got married and had two children an this marriage ended afte... more
  • Winter in the City of Light: A Search for Self in Retirement

    by Sue Harper
    “A non-prescriptive walk-with-me guidebook to the often bumpy ride that is life’s much misunderstood third act.” Moira Dann Editor of bestselling Facts&Arguments: Selected Essays from the Globe and Mail (Penguin) What happens • when the sugar-rush of retirement crashes, when the “I can do anything” turns to “Oh, oh, what now?” • when the psychological challenges that come with retirement overwhelm? • when the courage to face the next act fails? Walk with Sue Harper through the streets of Par... more
  • Alex's Eyes

    by Kay(Karen) Carroll

    From Mississippi to Oklahoma to Washington, follow the loves, loss and legacy of the expanding Powell family as they navigate within an era that refuses to include them. During the late 1800's to early 1900's, can they satisfy the Indian Affairs Commission, who has forced them to prove their right of existence time and time again? Finally, when Congressmen in Washington, D.C. want to know, "Who are you?" can the Powell patriarch answer to anyone's satisfaction? ... more

  • Push the Red Button: when travel is an adventure

    by Van Chesnutt
    Push the Red Button is travel from a quirky, not middle-of-the-road perspective. A humorous travel journal, its purpose is to bring a smile to your face and possibly a laugh or two. Whether it's hiking in Zion Canyon, learning about the peculiarities of Peter the Great or Richard the Lionheart, traveling by train in Italy or experiencing lemoncello for the first time, this book describes the little things that make traveling an adventure.
  • A Time to Remember

    by Terry Bass
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  • Lost Life Recovered: An Odyssey

    by Dr. S.M. Ghazanfar
    This is the story of an individual, who overcomes almost insurmountable odds, recovers and succeeds. His father, having four daughters, won the demographic lottery: the son was born. When just under 4 years old, his father was murdered by a man who then becomes his step-father. That’s when the orphaned son’s survival struggles—his odyssey—begin. Traumatized and scared, he suffered regular abuse, as did the family. Abandoned at age 10, survival struggles intensify. Foster-homes enabled him to fin... more
  • A Unique Life at Sea

    by Captain Peter Skog
    It was a hot fine day in the middle of November 2003 in the very upper part of the mighty Amazon River in Iquitos Peru where I ended up living for 15 years, when I started to write on this autobiography, realizing that my life at sea had been extremely special in every aspect ever since I started at sea 1963 as a barely 16-year young teenager facing some weird events that would shape me for the rest of my future life at sea, and I was longing to see the real world before I die. Though I was not ... more
  • Leave the Lights on When You Go

    by Janis Ahlenberg
    This is a beautifully written and compelling autobiography, about the emotional complexities of individuals in families, how every child in a family has different parents. When Janis Ahlenberg is twelve, a turn of family events leads to Janis being prematurely pressed out into the world. Many years later—as a mature professional woman who is undergoing the painful dislocation of divorce after having been a wife for thirty years, and a mother—she returns to this family of origin to find that flor... more
  • The Bruises from My Mother's Love

    by Author Danette / Danette King
    This is a story about a little girl by the name of Lunye' Williams. Lunye' suffered physical, mental and sexual abuse by the hands of her own mother and other family members from the time she was a child until she became a teenager. Read how long you will survive the blistering whelps and the blood-filled bruises received from her mother at the age of five till 13 in her seven chapter book from her seven book series as it unfolds. Each book will allow her readers to chime in on how she endured a... more
  • My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful

    by Amy Oestreicher
    What happens when an ordinary teenager has to turn into a warrior just to survive? And can the journey through Post Traumatic Stress Disorder really become an “adventure?” Amy had ambitious plans for college and a Broadway career, until her stomach exploded the week before her senior prom. Months later, she awoke from a coma to learn that she might never be able to eat or drink again. After 28 surgeries and seven years on IV nutrition, her digestive system was miraculously reconstructed and... more

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