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by Elizabeth Dale PhillipsTake a behind-the-scenes journey as Elizabeth tells her story with candor and humor, of the year she spent as a dancer with The Bluebell Girls. In the mid-twentieth century, The Bluebell Girls—dancers known particularly for their height and glamorous appearance—were recognized and admired throughout much of the world. At any one time, troupes appeared on several continents in a multitude of venues: theaters, clubs, on TV, at the Lido in Paris and the Stardust in Las Vegas. In Have Chignon—... more
by Danny R. SmithNOTHING LEFT TO PROVE is a law enforcement memoir that chronicles the career of a cop in South Los Angeles, from (briefly) unremarkable childhood through the deadly encounters he would survive on the streets, and through his years at the elite sheriff's homicide bureau where he would investigate 143 death cases, from murdered children to cops and celebrities.
by Elizabeth Dale PhillipsTake a behind-the-scenes journey as Elizabeth recounts her story with candor and humor, of the year she spent as a dancer with The Bluebell Girls.
by Pshyra SheriffIn an inspiring memoir, Pshyra reveals insight into her years-long quest for answers that eventually took her to the emergency room, where she felt life slipping from her body. Unable to move, she reveals how she stood on her unwavering faith that no matter the outcome, God could heal her. In spite of her health battles, she details how she found inspiration and strength in the last gift her mother gave her before leaving this earth, and how the Grace of God stepped in and rewrote her ending.
by Carolyn Lee ArnoldAfter Arnold, a free-spirited, 50-something longing for a life partner, breaks up with her non-committal Buddhist boyfriend (and holds a “letting go” ceremony to seal the deal), she challenges herself to go on 50 first dates during her search for a monogamous life partner. Set in the Bay Area world of personal growth workshops and spiritual ceremonies, this revealing memoir traces the adventurous path of Arnold’s universal quest for love. The goal of 50 dates with 50 different partners pulls her... more
by Marjorie Lin KyriopoulosHeartStrings is a deeply personal and compassionate memoir that chronicles the history and lives of the author's Greek-American family in her own creative way. Based upon actual events and interviews with family members, she explores how tragic events can have a ripple effect on past, present, and future generations in surprising and unexpected ways. From stories about immigrant experiences in the early 1900s to the writer's personal journey of growth through the tumultuous and radical chan... more
by kacy rivera
by kitana kari
A sofa is one of those things that are always in style and you just cannot do without and it also needs to be cleaned regularly. The sofa is probably one of the busiest pieces of furnishing to own not only because it's the busiest example in the home, but it's the valuable item to the eyes of guests and for good reason - it has to be sparkling clean and smell fresh always and to the eyes of guests. Sofa cleaning in Saudi Arabia is actually quite easy. There are many services available and man... more
by James Ruvalcaba
A true story about a young couple's battle with cancer.
The Light Through the Pouring Rain is a remarkable love story that will pull on your heartstrings and leave you inspired.
An emotional page turner that gives a first hand look into the lives of a young couple madly in love and eager to start their lives together, only to have it all halted by a cancer diagnosis. With no clear road map on how to navigate their new normal, James and Anabel proceed into uncharted territory, ... more
by Ramdyal BholaIt is not necessary to use science and extreme methods to influence and control someone’s life. Simply sowing the seeds at the right time will do that as demonstrated in this book. It tells the story of a little boy from a small village in Guyana, South America, who was brainwashed by his father from a young age, to become a Doctor. Unfortunately, his father died when he was a first-year Medical Student, and never saw this dream fulfilled. It describes how, despite many hurdles and sacrifices al... more
by Andrea BermúdezIn 1959, a Communist revolution took the reins of government in Cuba. Many thousands, including author Andrea Bermúdez and members of her immediate family, sought exile in foreign lands. They felt fortunate to have chosen the United States to start life anew. In One Immigrant in a World of Many: An American Story of Survival, Bermúdez details her struggle as a political exile who left her native country and learned to adapt to her new home in the United States. This memoir offers a look at the ... more
by Jean McGrath-BrownNursing is a noble profession, and nurses everywhere are special people who give of themselves tirelessly. Nurses experience a stark contrast from school to the floors after having learned the art and science of nursing in the classroom. Author Jean McGrath-Brown is one of those nurses. In Now that Nursing Orientation is Over, she shares a compilation of experiences she gained in her thirty-eight years in the nursing profession working in several institutions in various positions. Filled with a... more
by Sally W Buffington
When newly engaged Sally Buffington is introduced to Craigville, she meets an expansive Cape Cod cottage that is virtually a family member itself. She quickly finds herself competing for airtime among the talkative, assured band of brothers and her new mother-in-law,the cottage's lively and confounding matriarch.
Sally,a Cape Cod local, soon wonders how she'll ever maintain her independence, let alone her sense of self, when the day's anenda and every detal is already set in... more
by Daniel FallonLove’s Legacy chronicles the author’s search for hidden meaning in two letters he inherited from his father, addressed to his great-great-grandfather in summer 1817 by the adventurous diplomat and famous founder of modern French literature, François-René de Chateaubriand. The book is a suspenseful detective story, an intimate biography of Chateaubriand, a story of forbidden love fraught with passion and tragedy, a genealogical quest, and a memoir recounting the author’s ancestry leading from his... more
by Richard W. Foster, Jr.
True story of a 17-year-old who quit high school to join the Marine Corps. He went to Vietnam eager to save the world from Communism, only to become discourage by a lack of progress in the field and from the exhaustion of continuous ground combat. Upon his return to the USA, he was selected to serve in the most prestigious Marine ceremonial base in the world: Marine Barracks in Washington DC. For those interested in understanding personal combat contrasted with the bright lights and facades o... more
by Joanne HattersleyWhen a young woman is widowed, it is a sad time in her life. Rather than allowing this sad time in life to overpower her, the author has allowed it to inspire, reflect and move her. Her grief and memories are shared in this evocative collection of poetry that serves to demonstrate the fragility of human life and the emotions that we all go through. Ranging from being a child and reading with her brother to her parents' life together. From her own silver wedding celebrations to her personal grief... more