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by Richard OBrienHuman Rights NGO Founder Richard O'Brien tells the stories of heroes who prevented or intervened in genocide, from the Holocaust to today. He retells the actions of the twenty-something year olds who staffed the Center for the Prevention of Genocide and the several times they saved lives.
by Greg Allen MorgoglioneEquality. Equal access. These are fundamental American principles. Yet today, tens of millions of Americans do not have equal access to music – the developmental and therapeutic benefits of music. Young people. Old people. People near you. People close to you. Why must our loved ones in assisted living, nursing, and rehab communities rely on volunteer music –– a supply model that has failed them for decades? Why is it so painfully quiet in the communities where our parents and grandpare... more
by Kendra PettyHere is a story of survival unlike any you’ve ever heard: Kendra Petty began life by enduring years of childhood abuse, culminating in a stunning breakout from a cult led by her own parents that nearly consumed her. She married a physically and emotionally abusive woman with a hidden drug habit. She successfully climbed the corporate ladder–only to discover she worked for an organized crime family. And after being diagnosed with breast cancer, she finally realized that the changes she needed to ... more
by George M. DeanCould it be that your upbringing will somehow dictate your level of happiness as an adult? And if that’s the case, will it keep you from enjoying a well-deserved retirement? No, not rhetorical. The answer is an emphatic yes. It becomes apparent after reading this book, So, Is Retirement Supposed To Suck? This book explores how retirement is what you make of it. It doesn’t just happen, all on it’s own—you have to plan for it throughout most of your working life. Even then, things rarely work out... more
by Mark Athanasios C. KarrasThe prestigious Star Rating of "Excellence Merit" of the Hollywood Book Reviews is awarded to WHAT'S IN A LIFE as a book of "epic scope." War, Nazis, Fascists, Occupation? There are many stories that can be told about this. Yet, although some are far more taxing than others, they are all part of one abject condition: human suffering. Whether loss of life, physical damage, suppression of freedom, destruction of property is involved, the ultimate count is negative. The pursuit of happiness is alw... more
by Jonnie Belinda HopkinsA true story about young adults living in underdeveloped, low socioeconomic neighborhoods and the repercussions of continuing a cycle of abuse and poverty when children are brought into the world. I was born and raised in an environment that resulted in severe abuse and trauma. From physical, sexual, mental, and emotional abuse to facing a pregnancy as a young adult with no education, finances, and family support, I, like countless others in similar circumstances, was designed to become anothe... more
by Anatoly BezkorovainyThe author, Anatoly Bezkorovainy, at the age of 80, reflects on the fading of his memories and decides to write a story about his life and his wife, aiming to preserve their history for future generations. He laments the common fate of diaries being lost after his wife, Marilyn, passed away and believes that a written or printed record of his love affair and marriage will endure. He also shares a brief biography of a colleague, Dr. X, who had a promising career as a biochemist but derailed it d... more
by Elliot GlicksmanI answered questions no one asked me about religion, what happens after you die, my life, how to name your baby and how I wound up a lawyer and comedian despite the redundancy.
by Kyle Thomas SmithNearing fifty, author Kyle Thomas Smith looks back on the days when he was a struggling young writer and hapless office temp. At the end of yet another workday when all he wanted was to go back to his little apartment, turn into a cockroach, and expire in a puddle of Raid, Kyle instead went out on the town and met a highly accomplished, globetrotting filmmaker named François. A romance ensued, but François flew out the next morning, leaving Kyle with nothing but a napkin on which he’d written hi... more
by Joshua ElyashivMany nice young upper-middle class white boys have dreamed about being the ultimate bad-ass. Few have been forced to prove it. For straight-A student and suburban Jewish boy Joshua Elyashiv, the dream of being tough and invincible, like his heroes Jason Bourne and Bruce Lee to name just a few, was so overwhelming that he convinced his parents to put him through military school where he became a decorated martial arts pro. Then, through a fluke chain of events that Joshua never could hav... more
by Daniel MamahWhen the Nigerian Civil War crept to his quiet college town, Matthew Mamah's global journey began. His father, an Anglican priest who survived smallpox, had always urged him to "aim high and shoot high." Matthew knew that his quest for excellence could take him to the horizon's edge, but he never imagined himself in Budapest, Hungary. Yet, it was there he met the love of his life. The grandniece of famed composer Béla Bartók, Judit Koós grew up in the shadow of Hungary's bloody Revolution, i... more
by Margaret MandellThe loss of a life partner strikes over one million women every year—shattering the present, leaving the future in doubt. At 65 years old Margaret Mandell loses her husband of 45 years to a fast-moving disease, and she cannot conjure a future without him. The bed is half empty. Her body betrays her. Laughter is elusive. Filled with longing, chased by memory, Mandell begins to write letters to the man she loved, retracing their history together. But when a tenderhearted college professor steps... more
by Sally Hanan
Dale Alter's extraordinary journey with Jesus—marked by faith, redemption, and divine love—leads him from a pivotal encounter with Christ (while on an acid trip) to leadership in the Jesus Movement, a fulfilling career in emergency medicine, missionary work in East Africa, and an unwavering pursuit of God's kingdom on earth, despite personal hardships.
by Tara DavisHow do you let go of everything you’ve labeled yourself as, or identified yourself as, to become you? In a world where a million distractions often overshadow the essence of self, Tara Davis takes readers on an inward journey of awakening. As a dedicated people-pleaser, Tara always put everyone’s needs before her own, until denying herself was no longer an option. When Tara decided to step away from her business and explore the uncharted territories of her soul, she uncovered a labyrinth of em... more
by Paul Liewer
by Helen P. SlaterChannelling 6th December 2022 Great Mystery ‘You must know that all I say is true, that the End of the World is nigh, and all shall be saved, for to raise our consciousness is the goal, not only of Creator, but of all souls who see Yeshua as their Saviour, and Mary his Mother as their own. I commend this book to the destitute and to the wicked that they may know their Creator and their lives be washed clean with Creator’s Light, and they shall be as One, as others are as One that know God, and t... more