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by Maria BlonAt the heart of Living Passionately is a simple truth: when you focus on what matters to you, your passion, you can really “come alive” and change the world. Maria and the 21 authors in this book share how they have found their passions and Maria poses thought-provoking questions at the end of each chapter helping guide the reader effortlessly through a mental journey that too few take the time or energy to navigate on their own. .The result? An opportunity to reflect and find your true ultimate... more
by Colleen Patrick-GoudreauTHE 30-DAY VEGAN CHALLENGE® is a one-stop, comprehensive guide to joyfully and confidently adopting a compassionate lifestyle that’s better for your body, better for animals, and better for the planet. Whether you want to improve your overall health, shed a few pounds, demonstrate your compassion for animals, or help the environment, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, dubbed "The Vegan Martha Stewart" by VegNews magazine, holds your hand every step of the way, giving you the tools, resources, and recip... more
by Allison MoonFurry-style fox hunts, breaking into waterparks, and masturbating in trees. It’s all just part of the queer life of author and sex-educator Allison Moon. This collection of 18 memoirs celebrates the humor and tenderness of falling in and out of love and in and out of bed. “When Allison Moon tells a story, you're in for a helluva treat. She's one of the sexiest, silliest, smartest storytellers I know!” -- KEVIN ALLISON, RISK! Podcast
by Harry FloydIn 'Panic,' author Harry Floyd shares his own struggle with anxiety in an effort to guide others who suffer with this often debilitating condition. Among other topics, 'Panic' discusses anticipation and its role in anxiety, how to react when anxiety strikes, understanding the life cycle of a panic attack, trying new habits to combat the condition, trusting oneself, and how openness can make a difference.
by Lorrie FarrellyThe War Between the States not only destroyed all Michael Cantrell loved, it left the young, former Confederate cavalry officer without faith or hope, a solitary, haunted man trying to escape his demons in the vast western frontier. Then, one spring day along the Wind River, he finds himself suddenly in the thick of another life-and-death struggle - Annie Devlin's war. Desperate to hang on to her ranch and her life, waylaid by gunmen hired by a powerful rancher who covets her land, Annie and h... more
by Kelly JonesWhen ten-year-old Pick Patterson finds himself stuck with his bossy Grandma Grace and his unemployed, easygoing Uncle Buddy in Twin Falls, he thinks he’s in for a boring summer in a hick town in the middle of the Idaho desert. But when Evel Knievel announces he’ll jump the Snake River Canyon just north of town, everything changes. In the novella and short story collection, Kelly Jones departs from the settings of her earlier novels—Paris, Florence, and Munich—and writes of ordinary people in t... more
by Michael HurleyTen years after their college days together, three wounded and very different women reunite for a summer on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. As they come to grips with the challenges and crises in their lives, their encounter with a reclusive poacher known only as “the fisherman” threatens to change everything they believe about their world—and each other.
by Harry ConnollyThis is the fantasy novel about the collapse of an empire.
by Amy BurnsUsing a candid, raw, and humorous voice, Amy Burns wraps the reader in the intimacy and upheaval of her emotions as she struggles through her breast-cancer diagnosis. Her memoir offers unmatched insight into an experience that, unfortunately, has become far too prevalent and common among women. While sharing the news of her cancer diagnosis with her husband while still on the phone with the nurse, she writes, "I mouth it to you--the hard C of it choking my confidence and/ catching on my tonsil... more
by Ginnah HowardRope & Bone traces the parallel, and eventually interwoven, lives of two very different women whose courage, originality and humor will carry them through the darkest of times and the toughest things that life can sling at them. Rope & Bone’s thirty-four story/chapters span the years from 1946 to 1993. The novel opens in 1984 on Chicken Farm Road when Del Merrick, an art teacher living without plumbing or electricity, enlists help in changing a flat tire from Carla Morletti, a member of the Paga... more
by JC Thomas
The shadows are his comrades.
He wants nothing. He needs nothing.
He is free.
He is Ninja Mouse.
A collection of haiku poetry with themes of martial arts philosophy and nature. Japanese translations included.
by Jessica Shortall
Going back to work while trying to breastfeed is stressful and confusing. And in a world overflowing with more parenting books than you can shake a positive pregnancy stick at, these resources gloss over how hard working and breastfeeding is.
This book is for the million women a year - in America alone - who go back to work while breastfeeding. It offers the modern mama a straight-to-the-point resource on how to survive working and breastfeeding, based on the experiences of hundreds of ... more
by Seng Ty
The Years of Zero: Coming of Age Under the Khmer Rouge is a survivor’s account of the Cambodian genocide carried out by Pol Pot’s sadistic and terrifying Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s. It follows the author, Seng Ty, from the age of seven as he is plucked from his comfortable, middle-class home in a Phnom Penh suburb, marched along a blistering, black strip of highway into the jungle, and thrust headlong into the unspeakable barbarities of an agricultural labor camp. Seng’s mother was ... more
by Sterling NixonAn unpayable debt. A shrinking economy. A nation divided. What is the price needed to prevent civil war? What if the United States can no longer pay that price? Rick Savage finds himself in the middle of a power struggle that could spell the end of the United States. His extensive research leads him to one grim prediction: civil society will all but cease in seven days. He now has only a week to save who and whatever he can before the world descends into chaos.
by Richard Van AndersonFailed surgeon David McBride is in exile from the surgical community after making a costly error in judgment. Down but not out, he perseveres and is given a second chance to establish a career in surgery. But, as David stands on the threshold of a new life, the malignant underside of his fellow man intervenes. Under the threat of violence, David is forced to perform illegal organ harvests in a makeshift operating room hidden in a dilapidated meatpacking warehouse in lower Manhattan. Unable to re... more
by Jennifer H. Westall
Ruby Graves, a young girl in Depression-era Alabama, faces the hardships of poverty and loss with as much faith as she can muster. At only the age of thirteen, she’s already lost a younger brother to illness, and now faces losing both her father and the boy who’s stealing her heart to illnesses as well. Armed with her beloved Scriptures, she prays daily for their healing, only to have her tender faith shattered by her father’s death.
Through her pain, she’s able to connect wit... more