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by Agota Gabor
Dancing was her life. Until a paralyzing virus threatened to shatter her dreams. Forever on Pointe: A True Story is the fascinating account of one woman's ever-evolving journey from the intense world of professional ballet to the bloody streets of the Hungarian Revolution to the glittering nightclubs of Montreal.
In this intimate and revealing memoir, Agota Gabor shares how grit and determination allowed her to attain her wildest dreams. As a young girl, Agota intends to become a pr... more
by Gary OrleckTRAVELS WITH MAURICE AN OUTRAGEOUS ADVENTURE IN EUROPE IN 1968 Find out how I, a nobody from the state of Rhode Island, was invited to travel Europe with the son of the richest man in the world at the time. We drove 19,965 miles through 12 different European countries in 10 weeks. We dined with Kings and Queens in Denmark, we gambled with the Shah of Iran in Monte Carlo, we had high tea with her Imperial Highness of Iran Princess Farah in Paris, we were rescued out of handcuffs by Shirley Temp... more
by Julie WatsonTravel Mementos is a collection of true stories from around the world. The argument in an Italian ice cream queue, a bumpy becak ride in Indonesia, African migrants washing up on a Spanish beach. Spanning continents and cultures, the evocative retelling of these personal memories will transport, surprise and delight in an immerisve reading experience.
by Yan Ming Li
So begins Master Yan Ming Li's spellbinding memoir recounting the challenges of growing up as a spiritually-gifted child in a land where exploration of the unseen realms was forbidden. Like a Chinese Harry Potter, Li found solace in a mysterious and powerful force he called the Light.
But this is not a work of fiction. It's a true story. In the pages of this book, we learn how all of us can gain access to this benevolent, healing, and boundless Light.
It is, in f... more
by Dashiell AstonDrifter is an Autobiographical Novel. Real events woven into fiction or vice versa... Imagine sitting at a table in a bar somewhere, anywhere, sipping your favourite drink. The story is told as if Dashiell sits beside you recounting the events of his life. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, there is only one lesson to be learnt for the young graduate, Dashiell Aston, there is no such thing as justice, morals, or nobility. Only money matters. From 2008 until 2019, he went from aspiring... more
by William V. Taylor Jr.Eighteen-year-old Marine recruit William V. Taylor Jr. and his brother Marines are assembled into a new reaction force that is immediately tested in the fire of a bloody conflict known as Operation Beaver Cage. After a traumatic first fight, they push through back-to-back operations with little time to rest or reflect. Those who survive will return home ensnared by everlasting memories of a real, but entirely surreal nightmare. Now after more than fifty years of holding everything in, Taylor sha... more
by S.StormModern Day Jouliete is the true experiences of one woman and her life as a daughter, sister, wife, stepmother; in addition to being a combat veteran. Written as a first person conversation between Jouliete and her reader, S.Storm tells her thoughts and feelings during her military service, as well as, figuring out life after being a soldier. She provides a raw, honest and deeply personal view of what she experienced living and loving in the military and returning home from combat both physically... more
by C.L. StambushIn a quest to prove she can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone she wants, C.L. Stambush sets out on a solo 5-months and 7,000-mile motorcycle journey along the edge of India. Fraught with danger and near-death experiences, she encounters ominous men, confronts culture clashes, and homicidal drivers. Along the way, she crashes her motorcycle, loses her camera, her way, and her self-control—crossing lines she never imagined possible. In the end, will the price she pays be worth it?
by Ryan Rae HarbuckHer story has (not) defined her. From where she sat, her perspective of the world was both quite ordinary and rivetingly extraordinary—from a paralyzing car accident in her teens to traveling overseas on a journey of self-reflection to becoming a mom. Throughout everything she experienced, she fervently believed in following her given path. She wanted to trust its trajectory. She wanted to be sure. Her story is not about a chair. Her story is about her strengths and how they rose out of ... more
by Adam MandeIn a digitalized world, relationships cannot be remote and still impact all parties equally, except on systems that were never designed to justify equality. As the world is indeed a global village, the definition and possible Orientation of Unanimity are necessary to escape a total collapse or whole Society. Now living in a perceived plural world thriving on service delivery, the quality of life of Individuals, Groups, Homes, and Nations are determined by the extent of Service Delivery, defying ... more
by Christy Brunke & Kristina CowanWhen Losses Become Legacies features nine memoirs–about grief, God, and glory. In these true stories, modern-day saints meet suffering, their Savior, and–sometimes–the supernatural. Sooner or later, we all lose someone we love. Maybe the person closest to us. Maybe early in our lives, or theirs. Loss and grief have immeasurable power to draw us into darkness or deliver us into a higher purpose. For those who follow Christ, loss will, ideally, point us back to the Cross and its redemptive e... more
by Stephen ReddyWhen a group of unheralded boys came together in 1971, not much was expected. Over the next four months they produced “one of the most remarkable Cinderella Stories ever written,” according to one local paper. For decades Westfield, NJ has been the idyllic suburban town known for its distinctive homes along tree-lined streets, its classic downtown area, and for having a school system that was the envy of many neighboring towns. During the ‘60s and ‘70s, the town proudly witnessed the most domin... more
by Amy L. BovairdAmazon No. 1 Bestseller in Biographies & Memoir; Eye Problems; Health, Fitness & Dieting; Disorders & Diseases When adventurous overseas traveler, Amy, is diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, she has no idea what difficulties lie ahead. After finishing mobility training from the Bureau of Blindness, she thinks her problems are solved, but when Amy tackles the streets with her white cane, the real fun begins. Determinedly sweeping away her fears, she starts to celebrate the reality of vision... more
by Amy L. BovairdAdventurous international teacher, Amy Bovaird, is diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a hereditary eye disease that will blind her. In spite of that, she manages to continue teaching overseas. Then her father’s final illness brings her back home for good. There, friends and acquaintances begin to notice that she doesn’t always recognize them and sometimes stumbles…as if drunk! Insensitive students ridicule her in the classroom. Unwilling to accept that she is truly losing her eyesight, Amy... more
by Rosalind RousseauMemos to My Mother’s Illness is the first full-length book of poetry by up-and-coming poet Rosalind Rousseau. In her debut book of poetry, which also serves as childhood memoir, Rousseau reflects on the struggles of growing up with a mentally ill parent, the strong yet fractured bond between her and her mother, and the highs and lows of her own mental health as a result. Tender and sharp, meditative yet grounded in everyday moments, her poetry is both a bold confession and a whispered conversati... more
by Tracie BreauxTracie was fifteen when she ran away from an abusive father. At the end of her first day of freedom, she was running from two men with a rope. Blazing through the forest, she felt the papers in her shoes she had spent years scribbling her hopes and dreams on. Since the age of eight, she had written down her dreams, trusting the words would rewrite her future. Every day after school she sprinted-shoes full of hope-to the local oil refinery, gawking through fence fabric at the flickering lights, a... more