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  • Let Burn: The Making and Breaking of a Firefighter/Paramedic

    by Rachel K. Wentz
    WINNER OF THE 2014 FLORIDA AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS SILVER MEDAL PRESIDENT'S AWARD IN MEMOIRS. In 1985, desiring a meaningful, high-paced career in public service, Rachel Wentz left her university studies to become a firefighter/paramedic. Only the eighth woman hired by the Orlando Fire Department, a highly competitive department steeped in tradition, Wentz excelled, completing an AS in Fire Science, a master’s in public administration, and numerous specialized training courses to prepare her for... more
  • The Huntsman

    by Victor Alvarez
    With the 2015 publication of THE HUNSTMAN – ACTUAL STORIES OF AN ARIZONA BOUNTY HUNTER, Victor Alvarez launched his adventurous memoir series. This first book shared the real-life adventures and exploits of a modern-day bounty hunter as he tracked and apprehended criminals and bail jumpers. Alvarez shares his unique stories in an action-packed memoir that affords readers an intimate glimpse into a world not often seen by most. His collections of stories are nail-biting. . This collection ... more
  • I'm Not Crazy Just Bipolar

    by Wendy Williamson
  • Memoirs of a Mongol without a Pony

    by Robert Stern
    Shane Stern has Down syndrome and a wicked sense of humor. This irreverent, profane, hilarious, and moving autobiography recalls his travels through the challenges, reverses, and small victories of childhood, the maze of scholastic and social barriers he has to negotiate, and his passage into adulthood. Memoirs of a Mongol without a Pony, while providing a running commentary on gender, race, sports, entertainment, politics, celebrities, and American culture in general, is at its heart an ode t... more
  • Lol;-): Living Out Loud

    by Veronica Tanzen
    When Veronica first clicked on those two fateful words, “create profile,” she did so with shaky hands and an equally shaken heart. She had no clue what kind of a roller coaster she had just strapped herself into, complete with highs, lows, and stomach-churning turns. The problem was, she had just gotten off another very bumpy ride, and was unsure that she had the strength to embark on this new path. “Living Out Loud” takes you on a fresh and quirky ride through one woman's attempt to master... more
  • Leave 'er Lay, A Family Memoir

    by Cathy LaForge Tonkin
    Leave 'er Lay combines humor, tragedy, history and family for an interesting read about a quirky American family. This book weaves a rich tapestry of remarkable family history together with world events that occurred during that time, giving the reader a glimpse not only of the interesting and sometimes wacky characters who make up my family, but how their stories fit into our larger human experience.
  • Flight of the Jurali

    by Kisan Upadhaya
    Born in North East India and taken to Kathmandu, Nepal by aunt and abandoned. to A young boy at age 4 and his sister age 8 abandoned by their own family and left on the side of the street to fend for them self. The boy works at restaurant as dish washer just so he could get something to eat while sister become a slave or maid for various family just to survive. Boy get sick from bitter cold and is unable to work thus fired from restaurant and finds himself begging for food on the streets. ne... more
  • Long Way to Life

    by agnes probst
    It is a heartbreaking, yet heartwarming story of past injuries and pain, and never letting it break you.This heartbreaking book will not just warm the hearts of the readers, but will also provide them with an inspiration that no matter what life throws at you and no matter how hard the simple act of living becomes, having the courage to fight through the hurdles will get anyone through difficult times.
  • A Long Way to Life

    by agnes probst
    This is a heartbreaking, yet heartwarming inspirational story of past injuries and pain and never letting it break you.
  • Caskets from Costco

    by Kelly Wilson

    For twenty years, I thought that I had been marching through the stages of grief in a straight line. I had been following the formula, crossing each processed grief experience off my list.

    Except that I was totally deluded.

    And I didn’t discover that until Jim, my beloved father-in-law, died. I found myself drying off from my shower the morning after his death, really hoping he couldn’t see me naked. Or, if he could, that he was averting his eyes.

    From that momen... more

  • Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad

    by Trevor MacDonald
    TREVOR MACDONALD might not appear to be an unusual dad ... except that as a transgender man, he birthed and breastfed his own children. Insightful and witty, this memoir reveals (and overturns) some of our society’s deepest-held beliefs about gender, pregnancy, and infant care.
  • A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties

    by Bernard N. Lee, Jr.

     A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties, Vol. I… "finds our military kid traveling, from state-to-state in the United States of America, during his early childhood years. His encounters, with the people and cultures of the southern and mid-western sections of the country, are rich in history, adventure, and life-changing events. You will enjoy following this cunning and resourceful, military kid as he navigates his early childhood years... more

  • Leave 'er Lay

    by Cathy LaForge Tonkin
    Humor, tragedy, history and family are combined in this family memoir to make for a very interesting and entertaining read. This book includes the stories of my ancestors coming to America and stories of growing up in the midwest.
  • Chronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare

    by Dr. Patricia Pickles
    In America alone, forty-four million people suffer from mental illness. One in five individuals will experience mental confusion in a given year. Chronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare, is one family's experience in dealing with the catastrophe of battling with the disease. Stigma can be eradicated through advocacy, education and ending the silence about this taboo subject.
  • God In My Head: The true story of an ex-Christian who accidentally met God.

    by Joshua Steven Grisetti
    In the bleak winter of 2009, Agnostic and dental-phobic Josh Grisetti experienced an accidental prescription drug overdose at a dentist's office, and subsequently had an unexpected encounter with the Almighty Creator of the Universe. During the supernatural encounter, God explained the meaning of life, revealed the mysterious truths behind the writings of the Bible, unveiled the secrets of the afterlife and, most importantly, dramatically altered the spiritual course of one young man's life. ... more

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