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  • Unquiet Spirits: Essays by Asian Women in Horror

    by Angela Yuriko Smith and Lee Murray
    From hungry ghosts, vampiric babies, and shapeshifting fox spirits to the avenging White Lady of urban legend, for generations, Asian women’s roles have been shaped and defined through myth and story. In Unquiet Spirits, Asian writers of horror reflect on the impact of superstition, spirits, and the supernatural in this unique collection of 21 personal essays exploring themes of otherness, identity, expectation, duty, and loss, and leading, ultimately, to understanding and empowerment.
  • Dad jokes 2023-2024

    by D.C OBIORA
    "Get your giggle on with "Dad jokes 2023-2024" - The funniest book ever!" "Pun-tastic humor: "Dad jokes 2023-2024 will keep you in stitches." Get ready to laugh your way through 2023 and 2024 with the funniest, side-splitting collection of Dad Jokes ever compiled! In this book of humor, I've gathered the wittiest, groan-inducing, and unforgettable jokes that will have you and your friends in stitches all year long. From classic one-liners to pun-tastic masterpieces, this book is yo... more
  • Speak for Me, Mom: A Murder, a Trial, and a Mother's Enduring Love

    by Christine Wolf
    SPEAK FOR ME, MOM is Christine Wolf's raw and unfiltered firsthand account of the heart-wrenching journey that began on the night of her son's murder. The narrative delves into the painstaking homicide investigation, the arrest of the murder suspect, the grueling trial, and the aftermath of a crime that left an indelible mark on the many lives it touched. Unveiling the steep toll exacted by youth violence in America and the intricate and often perplexing maze of the U.S. court system, SPEAK ... more
  • Debi Thomas What Really Happened

    by Carol Denise Mitchell
    World figure skater Debi Thomas was at the top of her game. She is the only African-American skater to medal in the Olympic Games. Having won many world titles, it was one jump in Calgary in 1988 that cost Debi Thomas a gold medal and ruined her life. Later on, she met a partner in Jamie Looney who successfully took Debi down, and she ended up living in a trailer that was infested with bedbugs. This is the only official book ever written on America's very talented skating star, who is also a med... more
  • SICKO The Stubborn Child of God

    by Kwame King
    IN ALL MY YEARS IN POVERTY, I HAD ONE GOAL : To make it out, by any means necessary. With many illegal involvements in the streets and high school no longer an option, I was certain that my life would result in struggle. Sure enough, it did: Homeless, wounded, neglected, and investigated. I mean, I got dragged through the bottom before I felt comfortable enough to mentor these students. In this 320 page autobiography, SICKO THE STUBBORN CHILD OF GOD, I discuss relationships and de... more
  • Rising: From a Mud Hut to the Boardroom -- And Back Again

    by Graci Harkema
    In this astonishing memoir, diversity, equity & inclusion expert Graci Harkema traces her path to finding her place in the world. Growing up as a queer woman and an adoptee from the Congo in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Harkema was different from those around her. Eventually, she learned to see her identity as her superpower, instead of her shame.
  • DEAR MICHAEL: A Memoir

    by Adam Lieber
    In a series of colorful recollections, Adam Lieber describes an unusual journey through life and love. The insightful narrative examines his intrepid determination in pursuing careers as an artist, chef, and entrepreneur, traveling around the US and to faraway countries. The allegorical prose is alive with humor and energy, highlighting a very human tale lying underneath.
  • PEARLS OF PEDIGREE

    by Rejoice Kur

    This is a story inspired by a childhood journey from Raga to Wau towns in South Sudan in 1987. This is a story that depicted what was sought after before I was born. In a journey of a civil demand of a just cause I came along and join the march. Within the story is a reflective memoir of about the power of a good cause and a family who believed in the triumph of the people. In reading the book, the reader could discover that what sojourned in our labour are the good that we assembled fro... more

  • Surviving Creative Evolution: Future-Proof Your Creative Career, Overcome Automation Anxiety, and Thrive in the Era of Artificia

    by Shannon Hayner
    In our era of artificial intelligence, where automation transforms how we work and create, my new book Surviving Creative Evolution is your guide to thriving amidst disruption. I take you on a journey through the AI revolution, shedding light on what makes us distinctly human. While machines mimic language, we possess deep critical thinking, imagination, and emotional intelligence. Your perspectives and creativity remain invaluable. Surviving Creative Evolution provides practical self-care strat... more
  • Cracked: My Life After a Skull Fracture

    by Jim Barry
    Jim Barry had it all: professional success, a great family, good health. Then, on a season-ending mountain bike excursion, he crashed, fracturing his skull and suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. After spending months in hospitals and rehab centers, he came home to more rehab on an outpatient basis. His lasting disabilities from his traumatic brain injury include limited vision, reduced hearing, lack of balance--necessitating a wheelchair--and weakness on one side. This book tells the story... more
  • When I Stop Fighting: The Unexpected Joy of Getting My Head Out of My Ass

    by Daryl Dittmer
    When I Stop Fighting is an eye-opening, honest, unapologetic take on life. It’s about overcoming obstacles, overcoming addictions, and taking risks. Sometimes we find ourselves in a place in life where we don’t want to be. For me, there is no more glamorous way to explain it than my head was in my ass. When I Stop Fighting illustrates how every single one of us can stop for a few moments, take a pause, evaluate ourselves, and determine what we want to get out of our time here. A move to... more
  • Ants In My Pants

    by Joyce Perrin
    A Restless Spirit, Unexpected Connections To Joyce Perrin, a divorced fifty-something living in Canada, the lure of adventure unleashed her undying curiosity about the world and about people as she crisscrossed the world for over twenty years and visited 156 countries on all seven continents. Not just as a tourist, but as an ambassador for adventure, working for the World Health Organization, touching (and changing) lives in healthcare settings in the Middle East, Africa, and South America. ... more
  • Girl Storm

    by Peg Kerswell
    Girl Storm is the true story of a mother struggling to care for her profoundly autistic daughter and having to make the very difficult decision of placing her in a residential home.
  • A Peek Under the Hood: Heroin, Hope & Operation Tune-Up

    by Michael Pevarnik

    A Peek Under the Hood is a true crime investigative adventure that travels from the streets to the jungle in the quest to reclaim an inner-city neighborhood's stolen quality of life. 
     
    In the mid-1990's, an altruistic DEA agent and his atypical informant, a noble soul who'd endured the injustices of war and forced labor camps in Vietnam, set out to make a difference in Worcester, Massachusetts, a tex... more

  • Excuse Me, Sir! Memoir of a Butch

    by Shaley Howard
    As a young child, in many ways, Shaley didn’t stand a chance. Growing up as a closeted lesbian in the 1970’s, in a dysfunctional family with an often mentally unstable mother, the only thing on her mind was survival. Turning to alcohol and drugs at an early age, she thought she’d found the perfect escape from the shame of being gay and her mother’s erratic emotional roller-coaster ride. Excuse Me, Sir! Memoir of a Butch is a story of the outsider. It’s about what it means to be marginalized,... more
  • The Pillars of Legacy: How to Live a Fulfilling Life in a Changing World

    by Jogi Kalsi
    This is a motivational memoir based on my life—my trials and tribulations, achievements and successes, and dreams and reality. My book takes readers on a journey from my humble upbringing in Pakistan through relocations to various countries. It shows how those experiences, including my ability to adapt to different cultures and my immense appreciation of education, impacted my life and are today defining my legacy.
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