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by Laurent Grenier
Meditation Time is a philosophical essay that centers on the meaning of life and the art of living, and also deals with many different but related topics, like the nature of human knowledge and the fundamental principle of the universe. Readers should regard this book as an opportunity to embark on a thinking adventure, a kind of treasure hunt whose success depends on their willingness to actively participate. The book’s contribution to this adventure consists of salutary insights glean... more
by Tcr BangThe ebbs and flows of this alcoholic. It’s all true. A year’s worth of words on my recovery journey, how I see things, and reaccounts of people I bump into. Most of the time I don’t know what I’m talking about.
by Tina Ann HealeyWhen I was two years old, my mother, Donna Litchfield was brutally murdered by Stephen Moore. My mother had broken up with Stephen—her boyfriend, at the time—only a day prior to being killed. A jury found Stephen guilty of the stabbing murder and the judge sentenced him to life in prison. Moore was sent to the maximum-security Trenton State Prison. Stephen Moore escaped from Trenton State Prison and was on the run for five years. After he turned himself in, he was shipped off to a mental inst... more
by Paula Baack
The teacher disparity in pay teeters on the tip of the iceberg. How American culture treats teachers, through entitled parents, social media and lack of support from administrators, is the deplorable underbelly of this glacial mass.
Navigating the waters of an adolescent accidentally lighting her hair on fire during my class and having a parent threaten my life, I awoke one spring day, the victim of forced retirement.
My memoir comes laced with narratives of success, failure, p... more
Beating Depression and Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs: A Memoir of Survival in a Male-Dominated Worldby Julia A. Sherman, PhDSherman, a nationally recognized psychologist, shares experiences that women have been keeping secret: sexual assault, #MeToo, depression, sexual pleasure. At last someone who not only writes frankly, but brings science to the personal. Driven from her profession for testifying against a psychiatrist who had sexually abused a patient, she survived, conquering her depression and bipolar disorder. Medicated to near oblivion, she was sustained by her determination to uncover the origin of bipolar d... more
by John M. CarsonThis compelling and remarkable life story of family, love, and courage takes the reader from an idyllic childhood to a courageous escape from Nazi Germany to a professional career in economics and urban planning that spanned continents, cultures, and history.
by Pedrameh ManoochehriThis is the story of my acceptance and commitment to Jesus eight years ago and my faith walk since then.
by madison meadowsshedding the wife is about a spiritual journey through divorce with inner landscapes of floods and fires the storm becomes a catalyst to self-discovery this book is for all women healing from the wounds of betrayal, neglect, and/or abuse and by doing the inner work empowers us to let go of the past and move forward as a warrior
by VUONG NGUYENTHIS BOOK IS ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE OF THE AUTHOR IN SUNDAY DAYS FROM THE YOUNG CHILD'S TIME TO THE ADULT
by Mary Ann ByronWhen Mary, who dreams of travel and adventure, meets Patrick, who has dedicated his life to Foreign Service, the two are a perfect match. The couple marry and set off for his assignment to South Africa. The year is 1992. Nelson Mandela is free, his course set to end apartheid. Patrick's post at the U.S. Embassy in Cape Town is to keep the American diplomatic community safe during what will be two years of political turmoil. Instead of her dream of adventure, Mary struggles with the restricti... more
by Marissa Gould
Experienced child actress Marissa Gould is looking forward to spending the summer before her senior year of high school at UCLA’s musical theater program in hopes of entering the drama school there as a college freshman. Instead, she is jolted awake one morning by strangers who drag her off to a wilderness character development camp for troubled teens. Until now, Marissa thought she shared an open relationship with her parents. At the wilderness camp, Marissa endures exhausting hikes through ... more
by Peter J MillerPay your fare or purchase a ticket, and then get onboard to take a ride with author Peter J Miller, on the numerous public transit venues across the United States. Become astonishingly aware of the odd, bizarre, and humor-filled circumstances that occur regularly while commuting on any kind of bus, subway, or train. Make the sign of the cross, hoping that you will survive to return from the sublime infinity of public transit.
by Peter J MillerDiscover the strange and dysfunctional world of the Special Police and Security Guards. Their primary responsibility is to enforce specific rules and protect property in selective areas. Be amused and shocked at the antics and mindset of individuals who must mentally function in this occupation which deals with the most bizarre situations encountered anywhere. You surely will very much enjoy this non-fiction work involving actual experiences of the author, Peter J Miller. Photos are included as ... more
by Trish TitusFor all animal lovers and especially pet owners. DELILAH and Others Like Her are memoirs from pet owners whose animals have passed away. They share what it was like adapting to having a pet join their family. When tragedy strikes a pet down, the pain is unbearable. And if a trip to the vet is necessary and the outcome is not what was expected, the denial and grieving process has started. Heartbreaking decisions are made. The nineteen stories shared here hopefully will bring some comfort to yo... more
by Terry M. Sater
"The Nightmare of the Mekong" is a gritty account of the Vietnam War, from a sailor who manned automatic weapons in intense combat, on the rivers, streams and canals of the Mekong Delta. It is profoundly personal, with diary entries, and letters to and from home. It includes summaries of official "Operations Reports" and military historical records. The interwoven references to music and news of the day provides a vivid picture of the culture and politics ... more
by Heather Allen
Phnom Penh, Cambodia 1975
The Girl Who Said Goodbye is the story of a young Cambodian girl who has just completed her first year of University when there is a sudden take-over of the violent and ruthless Khmer Rouge Army. Her country is turned upside-down, and the young girl is forced to survive in a world that changes overnight. She bravely faces starvation, labor camps, disease and absurd new rules all while being separated from her mother. Memories of her childh... more