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  • Beyond Oz; My Journey from Religion to Spirituality

    by Makena McChesney
    After release from a 12-year cult experience, Makena embarks on an adventure to discover what it means to live life by direct reliance on Source, exclusive of a fear-based religious belief system. Her cult experience was restrictive and stripped her and her family of freedom of choice. Eventually, the cult doctrine nearly led to sacrifice of home and property. On attempting to escape the cult entrapment in 1990, she appealed to God to give her encouragement. She received a three-fold promise ... more
  • Paris Blue

    by Julie Scolnik
    PARIS, 1976: Twenty-year-old American student Julie Scolnik had just arrived in the City of Light to study the flute when, from across a sea of faces in the chorus of the Orchestre de Paris, she is drawn to Luc, a striking (married) French lawyer in the bass section. This moving tale of an ebullient young American and a reserved Frenchman will transport readers to the cafés, streets, and concert halls of Paris in the late seventies, and, spanning three decades, evolves from deep romance to sudde... more
  • Beautiful Ashes

    by Shelly Edwards Jorgensen
    After her mother’s tragic death in a house fire, fifteen-year-old Shelly is driven to seek answers. A story of tragic loss and healing faith, Beautiful Ashes is the compelling account of Shelly Edwards Jorgensen’s quest to uncover family secrets and to survive the truth.
  • Home Is Within You

    by Nadia Davis
    In this deeply personal memoir, Nadia Davis addresses her three sons with brutal honesty, hope, and strength, revealing both her childhood and adult traumas that led to issues with addiction and dysfunctional relationships, as well as to discuss transformational healing, spirituality, intensive trauma therapy, chronic pain management, healthy co-parenting and intimacy, preventing learned toxic masculinity, and more. As a young high-profile lawyer, school board member in Southern California, coun... more
  • The Mortician's Child

    by Kathleen L. Hawkins
    I was a little girl for whom death was a very big problem. My father scared me. There was a casket with a stranger in it in our living room, a trip in a hearse to an insane asylum, and obituaries read with commentary to me during dinner (how easy it is to die). As I grew up, I cast a light into my father's troubled behavior and, by doing so, cast a light into my own. While my story is probably quite different from yours, you're likely to find elements of your own journey within these pages a... more
  • Love Games

    by Cheska Kim
  • Marathon Man: My Life, My Father's Stroke and Running 35 Marathons in 35 Days

    by Alan Corcoran

    'A must-read for 2022!' - Irish Runner Magazine

    5 stars – ‘different...engaging...refreshing.' - Reedsy Reviews

    'An intimate and uplifting story of grit, tenacity and healing and one that is sure to stir the soul.' Dean Karnazes (New York Times best-selling author and ultra-distance runner)

    MARATHON MAN is an uplifting story of ... more

  • Food Safety, Sick Kitchens

    by Bulent Karabag
    A health inspector's guide that answers all your food safety questions. This book will appeal to the senses of a restaurant owner or anyone that enjoys food. If you want to enhance your knowledge of food safety, looking to go into the food safety field, or you're looking for a great book to read about food safety, this is the book for you. A collection of numerous stories as seen through the eyes of a seasoned health inspector as he experiences food safety nightmares in some of the most famous... more
  • Unconventional: A Memoir of Entrepreneurism, Politics, and Pot

    by Jamie Andrea Garzot
    Jamie Andrea Garzot was one of the least likely people to become a cannabis entrepreneur, advocate, and industry pioneer. She had no business background. She was not involved in politics. She had only a four-figure capital investment to start with. And, surprisingly, she had very limited experience with cannabis products. So how did Garzot find herself at the forefront of California’s cannabis movement? In this inspirational memoir, Garzot describes her trajectory from a cannabis retail rookie ... more
  • Hear The Whistle

    by Kathy Haley Buhrman
    In 1984, the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad sold a 100- mile line of railroad track to retired USAF pilot and real estate entrepreneur, Jack Haley, who had a dream to buy a railroad. A year later on Christmas Eve 1985, Jack, as president and chief executive, took possession of their Iowa Division, renaming it the Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad, having secured a $75 million cash loan with General Electric. It was the largest privately funded American railroad company formed in... more
  • Blooming: Finding Gifts in the Shit of Life

    by Carrington Smith

    Are you a little too comfortable with self-loathing? Tired of feeling like you are not enough?

    This book is for you.

    Carrington Smith spent a lifetime trying to be someone else—to fit in, to be loved, to keep the peace, and to make others happy. Until finally, Carrington discovered that her own path to happiness wasn’t based on fitting in but on standing out—celebrating her uniqueness and owning her past.

    Candid and raw, <... more

  • Daze of Isolation

    by Krista Ehlers
    What happens when schools close, and everyone on your motherhood support team is restricted to Zoom therapy? Krista Ehlers started a daily journal that gray day in March, 2020, when her kids were sent home from school for fourteen days that turned into over a year. Enjoy her family’s stories of smoke clouds and smoke alarms, adoption issues and special needs, an ambulance ride and a bike crash, road trips, and awkward new experiences. Mothers of adopted kids, foster kids, extra need kids, and al... more
  • The Parallels of Dita

    by Al Zolynas
    Surviving Nazism and Communism in Lithuania: Narrated with grace, deep feeling and life-affirming humor, this memoir spans the fraught time before, during, and after World War II in Lithuania, shedding light on the tragedies and joys of a people from a not-so-well known part of the world. A new translation by award-winning poet Al Zolynas (nephew of the author, Silvija Lomsargytė-Pukienė). Originally published as Dita. Paralelės in Lithuanian (Jotema Press, Vilnius, Lithuania: 2... more
  • Chasing After Jesus

    by Alicia Searl
    Every girl longs to feel priceless, treasured, and loved. However, with the loud distractions of our world, it’s easy to get lost and confused, misunderstanding our true value. Chasing After Jesus offers young ladies growing in their faith a way to discover what it really means to be a priceless treasure. Jesus wants us to have a relationship with Him, and to live a life that glorifies Him. In other words, He wants us to live our best life. We must simply be willing to open our heart and be r... more
  • Wounded: Devotionals for a Mom on the Mend

    by Alicia Searl
    Wounded was written out of a wounded heart. Alicia Searl shares her heartfelt stories of how she is constantly seeking truth to set her free to be the mom God is calling her to be. She realizes that failure is always an option, but with Christ, defeat doesn’t have to be. Like many moms, she yearns to be valued, craves deep and meaningful relationships, and is constantly searching to find calm in the chaos. These 30 devotionals invites you into a conversation with a real mom struggling to stay... more
  • Love More: 50+ ways to build joy into childhood

    by Shannon Loucks
    In this book you will find your letter of permission to go a head and simply - boldly - love your children. To put down those expectations that come form someone else's ideas of what it means to be successful in the world and stare a few moments longer into the precious eyes of the child in front of you. Love more is overflowing with inspiration and 50+ ways to bring more fun, more love, and more joy into your days.

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