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  • Presidential Spirit

    by Gina S. Scheff
    Presidential Spirit This memoir Presidential Spirit is a love story of David and Gina Scheff. Two people that enjoyed perfect love together. Love could not get any better as life was so good for the two of them. They both worked at the same retail store and while on break in the breakroom one day David told Gina he worked third shift in the Eighty-Ninth Airlift Wing. He mentioned he put in a special duty assignment after reading and article in Airman magazine. He was impressed that Air Force ... more
  • Blooming in Winter: The Story of a Remarkable Twentieth-Century Woman

    by Pam Valois
    When Pam Valois met her in the 1970s, Jacomena (Jackie) Maybeck was a model of zestful, hands-on living and aging, still tarring roofs and splitting logs in her seventies, and Pam was a young working mother trying to carve out time for creative projects. Jackie became her mentor, and their friendship led to a best-selling book, Gifts of Age, that features portraits of Jackie and other exemplary women in the winter of their lives. Decades later, when Pam and her husband bought Jackie’s home, s... more
  • Here's Your Pill, Kitten!

    by JuLee Brand
    When S.M. Kelly suffers a freak accident near Central Park and shatters her femur, at first, she figures “It’s early. . .we can still make dinner and Kinky Boots tonight,” as an ambulance hurtles her toward the hospital. The complex, four-hour surgery results in a nine-inch titanium plate and seven pins embedded in Kelly’s leg, and her humorless surgeon, Dr. Swarthy Unibrow, orders three months’ recovery in a nursing home. Here’s Your Pill, Kitten! is a true story of recovery, discovery, and ... more
  • Return to Ithaca

    by David & Susan Wight
    At age 18, my elder son Rion enrolled in Cornell University’s School of Architecture with a future full of promise. At age 22, he committed suicide. My wife Susan and I had missed the latest critical warning signs. Yet the red flags were there all along: his social angst and anxiety through adolescence, his inner demons that continued to plague him in college, the diagnosis of bipolar disorder, the failed suicide attempt. We believed him afterward when he adamantly promised he would never try it... more
  • Our Italian Journey

    by Ilene & Gary Modica
    Award-winning bloggers, Ilene and Gary step out of their comfort zone while living in Italy in 2019, writing their adventure travel memoir. Experience the seducing charm of the country, the twists and turns, and their humorous moments along the way. Live vicariously through them and encounter the Italian zest for living.
  • UNVEILED

    by Dawn James
    She experienced being blind, deaf, and mute before the age of ten. In her teens, she faced the fight of her life which left her paralyzed from the waist down. How much more could she endure? Two decades would pass before her world would begin to unravel again. An unexplainable loss of appetite was swiftly followed by a heart-stopping event – her biggest challenge yet – death! An Awakened One explores what each pivotal – and sometimes traumatic – life experience revealed and how her world ... more
  • Real Women's Stories

    by Beth Kallman Werner
    A powerful, inspiring collection of nonfiction short stories by and about real women.
  • THEN THERE WAS LARRY

    by Marie Estorge
    THEN THERE WAS LARRY: Dating is an iffy business at best. Being set up by a close friend usually offers some reassurance, but what happens when this close friend and boyfriend are not who they claim to be? Headlines about the arrest of a well-regarded community member for charges of child pornography and abuse are disturbing in the collective sense. When the person charged and sentenced to 15 years turns out to be a man you've dated, the blow is sharp and personal. The questions and shock, the... more
  • Alabama Blue: A Southern Gothic Memoir

    by Toni Pacini

    From white trash mill village girl to Senior-Cinderella. In Alabama Blue, Toni K. Pacini shares her tumultuous journey. A girl raised-up like an invasive weed in an Alabama cotton mill village where illiteracy, bigotry, religious fanaticism, and abuse were as commonplace as fried chicken on Sunday. From pillar to post, and coast to coast, she sought a dauntingly elusive refuge. Toni fled a life predestined for sorrow from cold cradle to cold crypt, and she made it! Her life needed a major re-... more

  • Arizona Awakening: A Memoir of Romance, Race, and Redemption

    by Richard C Lin
    As a lonely, awkward American-born Chinese high school freshman in Arizona during the early 80s, Richard endures the spirited racial taunts of schoolmates by day and the furious fists and flying chopsticks of his dad in the evenings. Into his world of tumult steps Lesley, the captivating new girl in town whose grace, wit, and charm have all the boys at school maneuvering for her attention. Despite two prior disheartening forays into the realm of unrequited love, Richard eagerly joins the fray. T... more
  • A Guy with an Accent

    by Ned Sahin
    “He is probably carrying a bomb in his bag.” A woman said this while passing by me in a Target parking lot. I was wearing a hefty backpack filled with my school and work belongings. My beard and hair were unkempt after a long day. That night in my basement room, I closed my eyes and thought about my life as an immigrant in the United States. Nothing has been easy. I experienced discriminating verbal attacks from strangers, hateful colleagues, no social life, and lost hope for the future… ... more
  • Gentleman Jack

    by Tim Slee

    If you have killed hundreds of men in war, can you ever find peace? This is the question at the heart of Gentleman Jack.

    The topic is explored as a work of narrative non-fiction. It uses a literary style to tell a true story. The narrative is based on hours of taped interviews with Jack Lundie conducted by his grandson, journalist David Crocker; notes by the co-author Tim Slee taken during a weeklong visit with Jack while his wife Annie was hospitalized; and supplementary historical res... more

  • The Colour of the Sun

    by Gillian Thorp
    One hot June afternoon in Durban, South Africa, a child is born. Doctors and nurses marvel because the birth is one of the rarest in the world. The child, Gillian August, is born still shrouded in her amniotic sac. She is a caul baby, and in 1970s South Africa, this heralds greatness. Or it might have, had Gillian's caul not been stolen within hours of her birth. A belief in predetermined outcomes looms large in Thorp's family, culture, and her perception of the world. After all, a lifetim... more
  • Good to know when using plastic food storage containers

    by Jesica Linda
    Plastic food containers are the important part of our kitchen cabinets. . We prefer to use them because they are low rated material even if you buy

    plastic food storage containers with lids wholesales

    they will be more economical and easy to access. We use them for many reasons use them to keep food items protected other wise their quality can spoil. We use them not only to store prepare meal but also to prevent meal to waste. But are... more
  • Seven Broken Souls

    by Matt Pullin
    This is my real life story about the parents that emotionally, verbally and physically abused me. They left me with lifelong physical and emotional scars that I would have to first recognize and then fight to overcome. I have no back up or safety net to rely on in life, its just me and always has been. When I turned 17, I started life on my own, paying my own way and making my own mistakes at my own peril. I worked extremely hard to put myself through high school, college and became a Vice Presi... more

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