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  • Eden: At Home During a Pandemic

    by Tina Hudak
    Companion book to Friday Afternoons, these writings center on the isolation of lock-down and the renewing nature of the garden.
  • Friday Afternoons: Brief writings during a pandemic

    by Tina Hudak
    During the pandemic, the author joined a virtual writer's group for the first time. Included are prose, poetry, and flash fiction pieces based upon that year at the height of the COVID.
  • Suspected Hippie In Transit

    by martin frumkin
    Join Martin as he travels the world five decades ago. In Volume One he treks in NEPAL within the glacial Himalaya, hangs with royal freak princes in INDIA, partakes in guiltless debauchery in tropical Goa, and enjoys opium-induced romance with willing maharinis. He compares the silky white sands of SRI LANKAN beaches to the gritty deserts and Hindu Kush of AFGHANISTAN and searches for enlightenment within Indian mysticism -- all while integrating East and West, God consciousness, the Force and d... more
  • Every Road Goes Somewhere: A Memoir about Calling

    by Wendy Widder

    “For my entire life, I had wanted God to use me. And I had assumed that he wanted to.”

    Wendy Widder did her best to follow God and his plan for her life. This pursuit took her off the beaten path, into dark caves, and through a series of switchbacks. Just when the destination seemed within reach, the road disappeared. In the blur of broken dreams where the map stopped, she fumbled for solid footing.

    This is the story of that journey, discovering that every twi... more

  • Dora-Doreen

    by Sophia Tova Stone
    Based on a true story, this novel tells the harrowing journey of an orphaned child born to Jewish immigrant parents in Norway. Dora experiences great loss during the Holocaust and barely escapes Nazi pursuit on skis. Seeking refuge in Sweden during the remainder of the war, she eventually creates a new life in America, becoming an immigrant in her own right. Living in Reno, Nevada she faces challenges however soon falls in love, marries, and starts a family all the while finding and reconciling ... more
  • Wisdom Keeper: My Extraordinary Journey to Unlock the Sacred Within

    by Chloe Kemp

    Psychic dreams and visions, remembering past lives, and becoming an intuitive shamanic healer-this is the story of an ordinary woman's extraordinary spiritual journey. With raw honesty, Chloe shares her story of awakening to her Divine purpose, healing herself, and her journey to heal others. WISDOM KEEPER reveals the Divine pathway to a more peaceful, happy, fulfilled and healthy life.

    Chloe's connections with Spirit Guides in other dimensions bring cosmic knowledge to her ancient wisd... more

  • Yes, Father: A Daughter's Journey to Forgiveness

    by J.A. Sellers

    My dad with Alzheimer’s. My dad who already never remembered my birthday and barely ever bothered to spend time with me. My dad who I didn’t particularly want to spend time with . . . and now was suddenly expected to care for?”

    Yes, Father: A Daughter’s Journey to Forgiveness is the hopeful story of one woman's journey into caring for her father with Alzheimer’s while learning to forgive him for his past.

    When J.A. Sellers agreed to care ... more

  • Newcomers in an Ancient Land

    by Paula Wagner

    Synopsis

    At eighteen, Paula is already a seasoned traveler, having begun life in war-torn England and crisscrossed the US as a child with her American father, British mother, and identical twin sister. But returning to her tiny hometown in northern California after a year at a London boarding school in her early teens, she yearns for the greater world beyond. Enter a charismatic woman who offers a way out: a year abroad on a kibbutz ulpan (work/study program) in Is... more

  • To the Catskills with Love, Margaretville Pride Edition

    by Michael Boyajian
    The author and his late wife had always loved camping in the Catskills but now they decide to turn it up a notch and actually purchase a summer home in those magical healing mountains in the LGBTQ Pride party town of Margaretville where every weekend friends and family visited as the lovers put sweat equity into their dream home and where the author's first book came into being, Green Enchantments.
  • The Last Stop

    by Patricia Street
    Part 1 of The Last Stop is a memoir about losing my son, David, to heroin addiction. Through David’s letters, intimate scenes of an addict's lifestyle are revealed in real, raw, and vivid detail. Our story is a window into the tragedy and impacts the opioid crisis is having on families across America. All facets of addiction are discussed, including how addiction turned David into a stranger who lied, manipulated, and denied his drug use for years, failed drug treatments, recovery, and relapse. ... more
  • "Oh Boy, We're Having Some Fun Now!"

    by Mr. Anybody
    After surviving cancer and the passing of my best friend, I used my Covid vacation to finish my anonymous autobiography. With all the negative energy surrounding us today, I wanted to write a lighthearted, non-political, humorous and enjoyable book filled with color photos and illustrations. The stories are short and easy-to-read. If you don’t like the stories, I hope that you will at least enjoy the interesting tidbits sandwiched between. And, yes, that really is my First-Grade class photo o... more
  • I Just Can't Make This Sh!t Up

    by Alejandra G. Brady
    “Be who you are and say what you mean, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” I see her waiting for me at the baggage claim, as she usually does when I visit. But this visit would not be like others, for I was about to tell my biological mother about the spiritual awaking I had just experienced. Alejandra was sixteen years old the first time she had a visitation from someone who had passed. But it would be decades before anyone would give her a name for her u... more
  • When Your Hand is in the Lion's Mouth: The Life and Wisdom of a Man named Green

    by Nita Whitaker
    SYNOPSIS When Your Hand is in the Lion’s Mouth is a narrative non-fiction told in forty-two stories that is a father-daughter memoir. The foundational paternal love, wisdom and life lessons shared can father us all, and at 96 years young, he keeps inspiring and teaching us with his foundational practical wisdom. Not often enough do we hear of great black fathers in our stories or media, one that goes beyond stereotype, shining a light on a devoted man who lifts and enlightens. Green is one of... more
  • THE ROAD TAKEN: Men, Motorcycles and Me

    by Linda Dodwell
    If you perhaps ever wondered what it would be like to arrive in this world at the end of WWII, be whisked off across country at the age of 9 months to meet her U.S. Marine dad for the first time, grow up in the New Jersey 50s and 60s while being the only Catholic girl in school with a dad not around, becoming an RN (one of the very few socially accepted options for women at the time), marry a 2x Ivy leaguer, give birth to a daughter, earn a Fine Arts degree, learn to pilot a BMW motorcycle in 40... more
  • Junkyard Girl

    by Carlyn Montes De Oca
    Carlyn Montes De Oca grew up surrounded by secrets. She never knew her dad was a Marine during World War II or that her grandmother hired kidnappers to bring her mother back home after her parents eloped. Her mom and dad took an even bigger secret to their graves… Carlyn’s identity. In 2019, at age 57, a consumer DNA test taken for fun revealed that Carlyn’s parents, immigrants from Mexico, were not her biological parents. In that instant, Carlyn felt her world shatter. This revelation fueled... more
  • One Last Song for My Father

    by Edwin Fontánez
    Through heartfelt essays and poetry, Latino children’s book author and illustrator Edwin Fontánez examines his relationship with his father from childhood to adulthood. Drawing from his personal journals, the author recounts a rural childhood in Puerto Rico filled with joyous moments as well as chaos caused by his father’s alcoholism and gambling. As an artistic young gay man, he searched for connection with his often remote father while dealing with the stresses of growing up in a machista Hisp... more

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