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  • MY MOTHER WOULD HATE THIS BOOK

    by Marcia Seligson
    It is my life story, from being a successful published author of 8 books, to a journalist writing for America's major magazines and newspapers, to becoming a producer of musical theatre. It's about my travel adventures all over the world, my time with Mother Teresa, John Denver, Steven Spielberg, and my kissing a giraffe in Nairobi.
  • Running Away: A Memoir of a Bishop's Son

    by Ulysses S. King

    Running Away is a memoir of truth and relationship between a son and his father, and the church that defined them

  • Endeavour to Rise – Misdemeanours, Musings, Meditations, Mistakes and Mastery

    by Lindsay Rudland
    Autobiography by way of a confessional, this book is a ramble through the author’s experiences, impressions, opinions and ideas formed over seven decades. This autobiography sees the author regret her failed relationships, financial mismanagement, folly and fecklessness. It also sees her celebrate success, achievements, courage and a lifetime of service as a nurse. This book is a call for you to recognize yourself as a unique miracle of creation. It offers some cautionary tales and urges you to... more
  • Thank You for My Dinner, May I Get Down Please?

    by Celia Louise Paris
    The author always enjoyed a sense of freedom, whether roaming around the Somerset countryside as a child or later on, living offshore with her husband and three daughters on a boat. She considers nothing strictly ‘out of bounds’, and for seventy years no-one has stopped her in her tracks. Thank You for My Dinner really sums up the dichotomy of her life – an upbringing steeped in Victorian-based principles and the free license to go her own way, which was generous even by twenty-first century sta... more
  • Neurology Rounds with the Maverick

    by Bernard M. Patten
    In Neurology Rounds with the Maverick, clinical neurologist Dr. Bernard M. Patten recounts his most profound, entertaining, and uncommon experiences with patients throughout his 34-year medical career. Learn about the strange case of the teenage girl who got pulled out of class for medical treatment because she couldn’t stop laughing. Then consider the 14-year-old who faked grand mal seizures for more than a year to get away from her sexually abusive father. Consider the awkward situation ... more
  • Resurfacing

    by Laura DeSisto
    A true story of female friendship, adventure, heartbreak and finding purpose beyond motherhood. One morning Laura DeSisto woke up and realized her kids were gone and they weren't coming back. Worse still, the ungrateful bastards had taken her sense of purpose and identity with them. Her empty nest felt like a bottomless pit. It had swallowed her whole. An impromptu scuba diving trip to the Bahamas was the catalyst for enormous change and growth in her life. With biting humor and vivid... more
  • The Difficult Girl, a memoir

    by Helen Morse
    THE AUTHOR!S father was the editor-in-chief of Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia when he met her mother at a burlesque club. She was 20 years younger and a headliner there. They soon married and went on to have three daughters, moving to Palm Beach and buying a house that once belonged to Robert "Believe It or Not” Ripley. With a backdrop of Palm Beach and a life of privilege, the Morses appeared to have it all, but the reality was very different. Behind closed doors, the family was troubled. The Dif... more
  • They Called Me a Hitman: A Suitable Case for Treatment

    by Mark Edmonds
    Born into a communist family which he describes as a cult, Mark Edmonds went on to study at the International Communist School in Moscow. His father, Lloyd, had fought against the army of the Spanish fascist, Gen. Francisco Franco, who launched a civil war in Spain against the popularly elected Republican government. But Mark chose to not live as a red rebel on the fringes of society. Instead, he went out into the real world while keeping some of his inherited rebelliousness. He worked as a taxi... more
  • Angels, of Course

    by Win Tuck-Gleason
    When Win Tuck-Gleason was growing up, she thought everyone could see angels. People just didn’t talk about them; they still don’t. She just accepted the angels’ presence, and she kept silent. It was as if she wasn’t given permission to talk about them. Now she has permission. In Angels, Of Course, she offers a collection of stories and paintings that share her varied experiences with heavenly angels. It chronicles twenty visits by angels beginning with her childhood and continuing to the present... more
  • Choosing Life, a memoir

    by Blue Andrews
    Addiction and avoidance. Feeling inferior and isolating. Even though Blue Andrews went from food stamps to a million dollars, had an amazing family and many supportive friends, his unhealthy responses to life took their toll. In August of 2010, to the surprise of everyone but himself, Andrews attempted suicide. He woke up in the psych unit of a hospital with fourteen stitches on his wrists. A few days later, he made the most important decisions of his life. He wanted to live. He wanted t... more
  • Sister in a Brotherhood

    by Cindie Schooner-Ball
    Cindie Schooner-Ball shares her account of life in the firehouse by a woman who led the way for other women to become firefighters and EMTs. The brutal reality of the daily life firefigters face, on and off the job, is expertly revealed by removing the public perception of fire rescue and giving the reader a front-row seat to the life of a female first-responder.
  • Half In: A Coming-of-Age Memoir of Forbidden Love

    by Felice Cohen
    What if your first love was a forbidden one? At twenty-three, Felice Cohen was, like other recent college grads, hesitant about entering the real world, with the added stress of coming out in the early nineties. Focused on how to land a full-time position as a writer, falling in love was the last thing on her mind. But fall in love she did. With her boss, a woman thirty-four years older. Felice and Sarah embarked on a high-stakes, year-long love affair. Addicted to the high of first lo... more
  • What Your Mom Didn't Tell You: Life, Men, Love, Dating, Sex and Relationships

    by Chiedza Mavangira
    You are a romantic junkie who binges on old editions of Cosmopolitan. You are addicted to dog-eared tattered paperbacks, with underlined juicy paragraphs, and brawny half-naked men who catch delirious women with bewitching love spells. You get tipsy with your girlfriends, stalk your ex fianc 's new girlfriend on social media, and drunk text men who seem less than desirable in the sober light of day.Your inner-circle is an illegal blonde financial advisor, a sassy tomboy accountant, and a stuck u... more
  • Life Interrupted, Dr. Dua's Survival Guide

    by Parul Dua Makkar
    This book is written by my late brother, Dr. Manu Dua, who reflects on life as he faced mortality at the age of 34. In his final days he found beauty in small things, wisdom in his parents, faced fear, learnt from failure and never lost hope. He remarks that the human mind, body and soul have a remarkable capacity to heal, we are more powerful than we can imagine.
  • From the Flood

    by Suzanne Jones
    It’s the summer of 1972, and six-year-old Suzie and her siblings are whisked away from their home in the middle of the night, never to return again. Hurricane Agnes has triggered a devastating flood that destroys the family home and business. Suzie and her family are then set on an exhausting yet exhilarating four-year journey to build back their lives. Suzie bounces from one quirky family member to the next before she and her family settle into a government-provided trailer for the next tw... more
  • Together into the Occult World

    by Michael Boyajian

    Husband and wife world travelers Mike and Jeri recount their amazing untold numbers of journeys into the occult world from the inner circle of Stonehenge to Loch Ness to Green-Wood Cemetery to Edgar Allan Poe’s home to Treadwell’s Books in London to the Freemasons to Madame Laveau’s Voodoo Tomb to a Coven of Witches to a ghost hunter and so much more as scientists exclaim that we are on the cusp of discovering the wonders of this other world.

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