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  • It's Not Funny or Relevant

    by Charlotte Wells
    This is a memoir of a girl with very little life experience. It is a collection of essays, poems, and rants that may break you to your core or maybe it won't have any effect on you at all. I don't know you. But what I do know is that this book is a juicy slice of watermelon. One you dropped on the ground, but it's so good you eat it anyways. This book is bullshit without any of the bullshit. This is barely a book, in fact, it's more like my diary. Through writing this, I learned that I was enoug... more
  • Lightening the Shadow: Diagnosing and Living with an Invisible Chronic Illness

    by Darla Nagel
    A college student’s education turned into a crash course in investigating diagnoses and scaling back life plans after crushing exhaustion, cognitive difficulties, and other symptoms developed overnight. Numerous doctors and treatments failed, but she rebuilt her life and learned seven lessons that everyone with a chronic illness should know.
  • Adventures with the Mojave Phone Booth

    by Godfrey "Doc" Daniels
    The Mojave Phone Booth Project was inaugurated when I began obsessively dialing the number of a phone booth in the desert that I wasn't sure even existed until I eventually began visiting it in person. Its fame spread quickly by means of just about every major world newspaper, TV network, and radio station. The Booth soon had multitudes of admirers around the globe, to the extent that what had been almost certainly the world’s most isolated telephone booth was transformed practically overnight i... more
  • A Good Soldier

    by Ally Golden
    A Good Soldier is a memoir by Ally Golden, which focuses on the emotional toll of growing up with a mentally ill parent who eventually died by suicide. The story follows Ally from birth to her early thirties on her search for an identity independent of her mercurial mother’s influence. It is a timely, but not opportunistic, case study of the insidious ways the effects of mental illness can span generations within a family.
  • Love Is the Answer, God Is the Cure

    by Aimee Cabo Nikolov
    “Love is the Answer, God is the Cure” is the story of Aimee Cabo, who was in the Miami news for almost five years from 1989 to 1994 in a case the media named “The Case from Hell.” This sexual abuse case pitted she and her sister against her parents who denied all culpability. As she battled court battles, poverty, abuse, and addiction, Aimee always turned to love and to God. This is the story of a woman who had all the odds against her and how she persevered to find true love and form a family t... more
  • Colorless Love

    by Natasha R. Minier
    Colorless Love dives into some of Natasha's most intimate experiences to give insight to readers, to relate, to inspire, and most importantly to get readers to ask themselves difficult questions like, what is colorless love to them and how do they demonstrate it in their daily lives? Colorless Love is divided into 3 parts and each part has a purpose. Natasha uses her life experiences with mental illness, broken relationships, the effects of sexual assault, questioned faith, self- hatred, and sel... more
  • Oh, Brother!: Confessions of a Long-Suffering Sister

    by Beverley Hopwood
    For decades, life with Ted has been a rollercoaster undertaking—from a pastoral childhood to the casinos of Las Vegas, from family Christmas dinners to the discovery of a trunk of unopened bills and race track stubs. Emotions run high. Financial burdens increase. Disappointments occur. As C.S. Lewis suggested, “we read to know we are not alone.” Discover how a sister has attempted to cope with a dysfunctional sibling, and learn ways of safeguarding those involved. People with alcohol, drug, gamb... more
  • Six

    by amanda moss
    Six children, six business interests, six years as an entrepreneur and six years to make six million. Six steps to finding success, happiness and gaining confidence in your dream world. Amanda Moss was unwanted by her narcissistic parents and suffered emotional and physical abuse growing up. Refusing to believe she was worthless, as she was regularly told, she programmed her mindset to be positive and ambitious and created the lifestyle she always wanted
  • Sangamon Soil: A Family History and Memoir

    by Fred McTaggart
    This book traces the diverse roots of the author's family who all converged in the Sangamon Country of Illinois to establish family farms. They came from Scotland, Germany, England and Holland. Some were descendants of slave owners; others were attracted to the antislavery messages of their neighbor Abraham Lincoln and Methodist circuit riders such as Francis Asbury and Peter Cartwright. All were oblivious to the claims of the Kickapoos and other indigenous peoples who had previously occupied th... more
  • Riding Standing Up

    by Sparrow Spaulding
    Sparrow Spaulding was born into the perfect family. Two loving parents, a beautiful home, and grandparents that doted on her. Life was a dream until the day that changed everything. Sparrow's perfect life was ripped away at age three in one tragic moment that would forever change her. Follow her on her journey as she tells the story of her traumatic childhood and how she fought hard to stay strong despite her dreadful circumstances. In Riding Standing Up, Spaulding’s gift for storytellin... more
  • You'll Never Work Again In Teaneck, N.J.

    by charles kraus
    Book Synopsis Charles' 50 year career connects vaudeville with today's world. Performing on television, stage, special events -- for the families of Hollywood super powers, for thousands of hospitalized children, kids in war zones, mansions, ghettos, and the world at large, as well as on his Youtube channel, this book is filled with the author's adventures, insights and an appreciation of his audiences. Almost 12,000 shows ... so far. Essays by Charles have appeared in more than 100 newsp... more
  • The Treasure Is the Trip: The Journey Has Its Rewards

    by P J Brown
    By recording the quite unusual events surrounding my sons head-on collision and admittance into the hospital under a mistaken identity, I could see that more than coincidence was at work. There had been other happenings on my life's journey that helped me develop the relationship with God that I had been missing and were written because each one has made the trip valuable.
  • A Minger`s Tale Beginnings

    by RBN Bookmark
    Do pastures greener exist for the colour blind.....and how the hell are they to know? Born in Manchester, UK during the late 1950`s to Irish immigrants, Ribban Bookmark. is a young man who realises early on that the ladder to success he was given by God is missing more than just a few of its rungs. A misfit with a heart of gold, if he only knew the Lord's address, he`d relieve himself in the divine letterbox...only to call apologetically back later to clear up the mess. The book follo... more
  • Life Out of Reach: Spare Burden

    by Jas Dosanjh

    With real life therapy sessions included at the end of each short chapter, Spare Burden is the first in a series of memoirs called Life Out Of Reach focusing on the life of JAS Dosanjh. Born in the UK, as one of six daughters of Sikh Punjabi immigrants, hardworking and obedient she dreams of becoming a journalist and working on Fleet Street. Though gifted with a sixth sense, Jas’s life and the life of her five sisters is ruled first by their horrid grandfather who hates girls and then l... more

  • TRESPASSING: WHEN NATURE SPEAKS DO WE LISTEN?

    by J.T. Blossom
    True stories about close calls in nature by a restless, hard-working American man in love with the outdoors. If you live to hike, climb, canoe, fish or do anything outside in beautiful places, you will enjoy this book. Also contains amusing but harrowing stories about fixing up an old house in the mountains and some new ideas on how we can save the planet. Uplifting and sometimes terrifying, "Trespassing" will change for the better the way your heart views the beauty and power of nature.
  • A Jazzman's Tale

    by Annette Johnson

    A Jazzman's Tale is a screenplay memoir of bebop trumpeter and pianist Charles Freeman Lee. Freeman, as he was better known, was one of the jazzmen who joined the jazz revolution called bebop at Minton's Playhouse and the Paradise Club in Harlem, New York City in the 1950s.

    Freeman came out of Wilberforce Collegians, an important band in jazz history formed in 1926 at Wilberforce University in Ohio, with famous alumni like Benny Carter, Frank Foster and Ben Webster. He played wi... more

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