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Memoir

  • The Music of Silence

    by Ashwin Alok
    This is my journey from a ‘no one’ to a ‘filmmaker’ on Disney+ hotstar. From someone who wanted ‘big things’ in life to the one who witnessed his dreams turning into reality. This is my transformation from an ‘unconscious’ human being to an ‘entrancing gentleman’. I feel emotionally overwhelmed when I look back on my journey. I still remember countless metro trips with no passengers around me when I continuously used to introspect about life, love and success. It has been a scary, long and toug... more
  • The Success Trail: Learn to Win with a Marathon Runner's Mindset

    by Jack Perconte
    It is no small task to make dreams come true. The Success Trail describes the achievement-journey through the marathon runner’s mindset to help anyone learn how to compete and succeed. The author specifies each step of the journey he used to reach baseball’s major leagues and finish fourteen marathons so others can reach their dreams. Discover what it takes to become a runner, athlete, winner, and hero. Being a runner will give you a healthy lifestyle and an identity to be proud of. Learning wha... more
  • The Unraveling: The Price of Silence

    by Meredith Keller
    The Unraveling, a story of redemption and courage, is one woman’s journey as she looks back and dredges up shattering memories from a campus rape and resulting pregnancy. It haunted her for 52 years as she fought for the dignity that was swiftly erased one night on a college campus in 1962. It is a parable for today ."When a letter arrived in my mailbox saying I think you might be my grandma, I threw the letter on the ground. Would I want to open up those old wounds so carefully hidden or 52 ye... more
  • The Island: A Mirror for the Soul

    by David Beatty
    As a photographer in war-torn Sri Lanka, travelling illegally into Tamil Tiger held territory, Beatty recalls the time before this brutal conflict when he stayed on a remote Buddhist hermitage island on the south coast. On a long retreat sharing the monks’ simple life he began a healing journey into the past. Part memoir, part travelogue, and part philosophical inquiry, this is a book of journeys, outwardly through the beauty and diversity of post- colonial landscapes, and inwardly through the... more
  • Travels Through Aqua, Green, and Blue

    by Mary E. Gregory
    Mary recounts her childhood with vivid and rich detail as it's turned upside down once her father's secret is out. Her mother's reaction to the news changes Mary and her siblings' lives forever. She'll take you on a ride through her coming of age that you won't want to miss.
  • This Morbid Life

    by Loren Rhoads
    What others have called an obsession with death is really a desperate romance with life. Guided by curiosity, compassion, and a truly strange sense of humor, This Morbid Life is detailed through a death-positive collection of 45 confessional essays. Along the way, author Loren Rhoads takes prom pictures in a cemetery, spends a couple of days in a cadaver lab, eats bugs, survives the AIDS epidemic, chases ghosts, and publishes a little magazine called Morbid Curiosity.
  • What They Didn't Burn: Uncovering My Father's Holocaust Secrets

    by Mel Laytner
    A reporter uncovers a Nazi paper trail that reveals his father as a man very different from the passive, quintessential Type B dad he knew . . . or thought he knew. Melding the intimacy of personal memoir with the rigors of investigative journalism, Laytner exhumes Nazi documents that track Josef 'Dolek' Lajtner through ghettos, slave labor, concentration camps, death marches, and more. They corroborate his unlikely saga of survival but also uncover painful secrets he took to his grave.
  • To B&B Or Not To B&B - Deromanticizing the Dream

    by Sue Marko
    A humorous and horrifying look into the actualities of B&B ownership, To B&B or Not to B&B – Deromanticizing the Dream describes Sue Marko’s experiences hosting the public in her magical lodge in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. What begins as a dream quickly turns into a train-wreck. Get ready to laugh at the ridiculous and be rendered completely speechless by Sue’s outrageous experiences. And prepare to learn a few great tips and tricks of the trade along the way. Buckle up for the roller-coaster... more
  • Picaflor: A Memoir Sequel To Spirit Matters

    by MATTHEW PALLAMARY
    PICAFLOR is the sequel to SPIRIT MATTERS, a San Diego Book Award winner and an Award-Winning Finalist in the National Best Book Awards. PICAFLOR chronicles the two decades since of Matthew (Mateo) J. Pallamary’s adventures in SPIRIT MATTERS through the mountains, deserts, and jungles of North, Central, and South America pursuing his studies of shamanism and visionary experience working with plant medicines and shamanic plant diets, among them Ayahuasca, Peyote, San Pedro cactus, and many more... more
  • Two Lives on Four Continents

    by Karen Sketch
    Against the sweeping history of the 20th century, two people from different worlds find each other and create a unified life. In Two Lives on Four Continents readers will travel from Alexandria, Egypt to Washington DC, from NYC to South America. Throughout, they encounter everything from nations experiencing monumental change to the personal discoveries of education, from the cruelties of anti-Semitism and xenophobia to the excitement of the art world. Put simply, this book presents the broad ca... more
  • Nothing Left to Prove

    by Danny R. Smith
    NOTHING 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.
  • The Plan: An Incredible Story of Amazing Grace, Unfailing Love, and Undeniable Miracles

    by Pshyra Sheriff

    The Plan is the story of one woman's ultimate test of faith as she journeys through her health challenges and learns to trust in the power of love, amazing grace, and finally, God's plan.  In her stirring memoir, Pshyra details how she found inspiration and strength in the last gift her mother gave her before passing away. She reveals insight into her years-long quest for answers to her body’s critical and aching questions.  As each stage of her... more

  • Fifty First Dates After Fifty: A Memoir

    by Carolyn Lee Arnold
    After 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
  • HeartStrings

    by Marjorie Lin Kyriopoulos
    HeartStrings 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
  • The Light Through the Pouring Rain

    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

  • Brainwashed

    by Ramdyal Bhola
    It 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
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