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by Po Ling
In this very important book about very important things, author and weird person Po Ling shares lessons on life through a series of gripping essays written in the evocative style of "rambling old man that wears long-sleeved shirts in the summer."
Find yourself feeling relieved that she's not your neighbor through such delightful anecdotes as:
Great, heaping mounds of emotional problems
Meat birds, laying hens, and Chicken Soup for the Soup
The soul of Am... more
by Cynthia MachadoA true story of a family who suffered under a curse of witchcraft for twenty years, before finding deliverance through a mighty servant of God. An engaging and shocking revelation of spiritual warfare and evil manifestations; and a testimony of the power of God to transform lives, and restore them through the love of Jesus.
by Jim L CarrThis book is about a 22-year-old young man wanting to see the world on a limited budget. If he could get to Europe from Michigan, he could Hitchhike around Europe and beyond. The author writes in a way that makes you feel that you are there with him as he has one predicament after another predicament. This journey was before the cell phone, but somehow he and his friend meet up. After two weeks, they decide that it's better to split up and meet again in two months. The author... more
by C. Vargas McPhersonThree years of war. Forty years of silence. Thirty years of forgetting. One day of remembering. INHERITING OUR NAMES portrays a family trauma inherited from the Spanish Civil War, suppressed from memory, and passed through successive generations and across continents until one woman returns to Seville to reconstruct – and reclaim – her family’s history. A richly layered and lush exploration of transgenerational trauma, grief and release.
by Margaret Weiss, RD, CDCES
Have you been confronted with a medical diagnosis that has altered your otherwise comfortable and peaceful life?
Twenty-five years ago, Margaret Weiss, RD , CDCES was happily raising her family in central New Jersey when she was diagnosed with celiac disease. With little support for what was then a relatively unknown condition, she was forced to face her reactions and behaviors as she navigated many, often unpleasant, life changes to accommodate this disease.
•Are you experie... more
by Judith Jones TogherI Am Here is about the endurance of love and communication even after death. It is a story of the loss of my adult daughter, the overwhelming grief, and finally healing through small messages - or what I call postcards - from her on the other side. It tells how you can find these postcards from your loved one too. You can find joy and healing from loss if you are open to your postcards from the afterlife.
by John VanderpoelIn 2011, John set off to undertake a North American Big Year. His whirlwind adventure took him to the edges of the continent. He sailed the high seas with the Admiral of the Atlantic, the Queen Bee of the Western Sea and a modern-day mystic. He raced ATVs over the stones of St. Lawrence Island with the Czar and up a snow-covered pass on Adak Island in the middle of December with a frontier man. Along the way, he tallied more North American birds in one year than he'd seen in his entire life and ... more
by Kenton GeerMost fisherman don’t really fish just to catch fish. While we might appear to only fill our boats with fish, the reality is fishing fills our hearts with purpose. Many of us don’t conform to land well, or even at all. We often find ourselves more lost on dirt and grass than a parakeet in the middle of the ocean. The rogue nature of men who often live in vast waters without roads and traffic signs makes for a bad fit in a society filled with rules and regulations. Our relationship with the oppos... more
by Angie PhillipsGod Works in Unexpected Ways is a memoir about how the author went through trials and tribulations with mental health issues, tragedy, and reconnecting with Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ saved her life and now she wants the world to know her story.
by Chris Meyer“Our seasons lasted only four months, but the memories will last lifetimes.” Four Months...And A Lifetime is the touching true story of a father who coached his son’s basketball team from kindergarten through eighth grade, a remarkable nine-year journey with the same boys. Their final march to the eighth-grade season Championship is interspersed with the author’s own journey of falling in love with basketball in early-seventies New York, filled with anecdotes of Dr. J, sneaking into Duke’... more
by Joy Clausen Soto
My book is entitled, "Joy: The story of a dolphin trainer, filmmaker, and cancer survivor." It is about my story of being hit with cancer at 25 years of age. I had been a dolphin trainer and was treated at a Children's Hospital in Los Angeles as an adult. That is where I met kids who were going through cancer. I would tell my roommates about working with the dolphins and their eyes would light up. Then I met Bailey. She was my five-year-old roommate and she stole my heart the mo... more
by Jeff ParryThe Beatles. From his first exposure to Please Please Me at the age of nine, to bringing his London West End production of Let It Be: A Tribute to the Beatles to Broadway, their music has shaped Jeff Parry's career and life. And what a life. Producing Flood Aid in support of the devastation caused by Calgary's 2013 flood, flying on Bill Coby's private jet, mounting extravaganzas in Japan, dining with Randy Bachman in London—music and theatrical promotion have taken Jeff around t... more
by Derrick KingLove for a Deaf Rebel is the true story of a tumultuous romance. With pathos and nostalgia, the author recounts his roller-coaster ride with Pearl, a vivacious deaf maverick, who, unknown to him, had paranoid schizophrenia. We follow their encounters through actual notes written before Derrick learns sign language; we go on their motorcycle ride to Mexico and Guatemala; we watch as the happy couple moves to Bowen Island, a British Columbia community with just three paved roads. Pearl and the aut... more
by Louis V. CesariniSurvival Symphony is one cancer’s patient account of his journey to battle stage 4 lung cancer while using music to help depict his story. Amidst COVID -19, it's a lung cancer survivor story told against the backdrop of Beethoven’s triumphal 9th Symphony! After years of success in oncology sales and marketing, Louis Cesarini is faced with his biggest challenge of all when he is told he has Stage 4 lung cancer. Through his oncology experience, Louis begins his journey as an “informed” patient.... more
by Tony KellyFormer professional soccer star (footballer) Tony Kelly lost it all, but he stands today as someone who is unbreakable! Having lost over £500,000, his house, and eventually, his partner, Tony, refused to be broken and fought back. Through years of pain and suffering, somehow, Tony managed to turn his life around in a positive way, and his journey from disaster to redemption and triumph is nothing short of amazing. Tony has literally been to hell and back, but through family and friend's supp... more
by Darell TappCareer Menu with Ingredients: Secrets from The Job Man is a reference book for those looking to enter the job market. It's designed to help them find the job they love the first time drawing from the details from my varied background to guide them. This is made for not only teens but everyone that's out in the workplace. It may direct you to a job that's more fulfilling.