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  • Eighty!

    by Kelly Ferjutz
    Kelly Ferjutz was more astonished than anyone to suddenly find herself celebrating her 80th birthday! Yes, you read that correctly. Eight. Oh. 80. The one after 79 and before 81. She’s been a Mom, a wife and a lover. Daughter and grand-daughter. Musician. Writer of books and plays, photographer, race car driver, truck driver, traveling salesperson selling heavy duty truck parts, classical music/opera reviewer, seamstress, radio announcer . . . and so on. In this happy and celebratory book she wr... more
  • Mental Violation: One Man's Journey from Rock Bottom to Ivy League

    by Philip Swensen
    Mental Violation isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s a recollection of past events that normal humans wouldn’t share about themselves, especially for the entire world to read. It’s graphic and intense, but transparent and genuine. I believe others can learn from my struggles and take important life lessons away from them. I’m sharing with you, how I battled my inner demons and overcame my self-destructive habits, which has allowed me to truly start living for the first time. All of us must con... more
  • Place 33: Secrets of Universal Truths Revealed Through Hypnotic Channeling

    by Sherilyn Bridget Avalon
    Ready for an adventure into enlightenment? Lose yourself in a fantastic journey through worlds and dimensions you've never imagined at the touch of a button. Take the Elevator of Enlightenment with Sherilyn and Sterling as they escape the world we know. Join them on their hypnotic travels through lands where lessons and experiences about self-growth, relationships, the choices we make, Karma and much more are discovered. Instead of another dry how-to-book, "Place 33: Secrets of Universal Truths ... more
  • Hope in All Things: Tales of faith, family and humor.

    by Shela Oaks Burdge
    Hope in all things? You bet! This short story collection is a sampling of how faith, family, and humor can sustain us through the trials of life.
  • A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the 50s, Vol. II

    by Bernard N. Lee, Jr.
    A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the 50s – Vol. II finds our military kid living in Deutschland, while attending an American middle school and high school. His adventures, with the German and American young adults, are rich in history, suspense, and surprises. You will enjoy following this well-traveled, military kid as he navigates his early teen years in Germany during the late 1950s.
  • Inconvenient Memories: A Personal Account of the Tiananmen Square Incident and China Before and After

    by Anna Wang
    Inconvenient Memories is a rare and truthful memoir of a young woman's coming of age amid the Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989. In 1989, Anna Wang was one of a lucky few who worked for a Japanese company, Canon. She traveled each day between her grandmother's dilapidated commune-style apartment and an extravagant office just steps from Tiananmen Square. Her daily commute on Beijing's impossibly crowded buses brought into view the full spectrum of China's economic and social inequalities during ... more
  • A MATTER OF FAITH

    by Chuks I Ndukwe
    From manager to the verge of homelessness, and now author, a man who was once a sought after manager in the high tech industry loses everything he owned—his job, franchise he bought with his life-savings, family, and miraculously survived. Now he recounts a journey of successes and failures astounding his readers with the telling of events that brought him down to a few hours from knocking on the doors of the homeless shelter to ask for bed. In this memoir, A Matter Of faith, Chuks I. Ndu... more
  • My Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir of Africa

    by Susie Rheault
    From walking with lions in the bush to dodging bombs in Dar es Salaam, psychologist Susanne Rheault recounts with candor and humility the hard lessons learned during a life working to help impoverished communities in Africa. Starting with work to end the AIDS epidemic Susie travels throughout east and southern Africa finally focusing on a small rural village in Tanzania where she and her husband form an alliance with two Tanzanian educators. They start with nine AIDS orphans and are now educatin... more
  • The Purse Diaries

    by Lisa Wanner
    The Purse Diaries is an inspirational collaboration of real-life experiences of women and their opinions on various topics. You will get to know me (the author), as well as other women who have shared their stories and opinions. You will read about their experiences on how they were brought up, how they felt about themselves then and who they have become now.
  • 978-1-68470-261-9

    by Richard John Albero
    For author Richard John Albero, this story starts with the tragedy of 9/11 when his nephew lost his life in the attack. In Not Just a Walk in the Park, Albero offers a first-person account of his 1,200-mile solo walk from Tampa, Florida, to the Bronx, New York, in honor of his nephew, Gary. In this memoir, Albero, who was sixty-five and retired at the time of his trek, narrates the stories of his three-month odyssey from home plate at Steinbrenner Field, the New York Yankees’ spring training ... more
  • MEDITATION TIME, Know Yourself and the World Around You

    by Laurent Grenier

    Meditation Time is a philosophical essay that centers on the meaning of life and the art of living, and also deals with many different but related topics, like the nature of human knowledge and the fundamental principle of the universe. Readers should regard this book as an opportunity to embark on a thinking adventure, a kind of treasure hunt whose success depends on their willingness to actively participate. The book’s contribution to this adventure consists of salutary insights glean... more

  • Diaries for 2018

    by Tcr Bang
    The ebbs and flows of this alcoholic. It’s all true. A year’s worth of words on my recovery journey, how I see things, and reaccounts of people I bump into. Most of the time I don’t know what I’m talking about.
  • The Man Who Murdered My Mother

    by Tina Ann Healey
    When I was two years old, my mother, Donna Litchfield was brutally murdered by Stephen Moore. My mother had broken up with Stephen—her boyfriend, at the time—only a day prior to being killed. A jury found Stephen guilty of the stabbing murder and the judge sentenced him to life in prison. Moore was sent to the maximum-security Trenton State Prison. Stephen Moore escaped from Trenton State Prison and was on the run for five years. After he turned himself in, he was shipped off to a mental inst... more
  • Rescue the Teacher, Save the Child!

    by Paula Baack

    The teacher disparity in pay teeters on the tip of the iceberg. How American culture treats teachers, through entitled parents, social media and lack of support from administrators, is the deplorable underbelly of this glacial mass. 

    Navigating the waters of an adolescent accidentally lighting her hair on fire during my class and having a parent threaten my life, I awoke one spring day, the victim of forced retirement. 

     My memoir comes laced with narratives of success, failure, p... more

  • Beating Depression and Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs: A Memoir of Survival in a Male-Dominated World

    by Julia A. Sherman, PhD
    Sherman, a nationally recognized psychologist, shares experiences that women have been keeping secret: sexual assault, #MeToo, depression, sexual pleasure. At last someone who not only writes frankly, but brings science to the personal. Driven from her profession for testifying against a psychiatrist who had sexually abused a patient, she survived, conquering her depression and bipolar disorder. Medicated to near oblivion, she was sustained by her determination to uncover the origin of bipolar d... more
  • From Wolfenbüttel to Curry’s Rest: A Personal and Professional Memoir

    by John M. Carson
    This compelling and remarkable life story of family, love, and courage takes the reader from an idyllic childhood to a courageous escape from Nazi Germany to a professional career in economics and urban planning that spanned continents, cultures, and history.

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