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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
by Trevor MacDonaldTREVOR 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.
by Bernard N. Lee, Jr.
When I was a child, we were always moving from one place to another. Making friends was something I looked forward to with an uneasy anticipation. My dad was in the military. We moved, like clockwork, every three years until I was more than twenty-years-old. The things I saw, and the places I lived, are now a part of history. They form the canvass for “A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties.”
It was an extraordinary time to be alive in the Un... more
by Cathy LaForge TonkinHumor, 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.
by Dr. Patricia PicklesIn 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.
by Joshua Steven GrisettiIn 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
by Aaron Lauritsen
In his recently released book ‘100 Days Drive' author Aaron Lauritsen chronicles a therapeutic road trip he did around North America in 2013. In it he describes a voyage of discovery, which came about accidentally, but that morphs into a spiritual journey that unlocks long forgotten memories of growing up with a single mother, being a small business owner, serving with the military and of starting all over after a lengthy divorce.
It begins by Aaron selling hi... more
by karen rhodesborn in 1979 Karen was raised in a small town on the south coast of England. Unfortunatly alot of health issues have controlled her life restricting her ambitions. Although after leaving school she went to college and trained to be a nvq 3 health care assistant in the hope to continue on to become a nurse but life had other ideas for her and she was diagnosed with a rare disease that stole her youth and banished her dreams.
by Elise KeaTrue life story of being diagnosed with Lupus and Guillain–Barré in less than a six month time span.
by Pat WilleneCelebrations is a story based on true incidents in the lives of two sisters. It is an inspirational story of pain, hope, and recovery. The sisterhood of Pat and Dee promotes and invites the desire to remain innocent and pure, yet sustains the shattering demonic violence of their father's requirement that beauty is equated to provocative sin and under-achievement is an unforgivable sin. It is the story of the common-ness of heroes --- those who do not make the newspaper, nor find their way to a t... more
by Eva D. MillerFormer American Idol contestant Eva Miller takes you on an inspiring journey of both tragedy and triumph. Through her courage and faith Eva set out on a mission to unravel the mysteries that shrouded her life, she never knew what could possibly await her. Join her as she shares her story of abandonment, abuse, and deception as the mysteries of Eva Miller are revealed.
by Tom HanleyFor Immediate Release Honolulu, HI – While most autobiographies are released by world-renowned celebrities and dignitaries, it’s often the story of the ‘regular guy’ that makes millions sit up and listen. With sixty-two years of life’s ups and downs to recall, Hanley’s side-splitting and thought-provoking new memoir bares all in what can only be described as a unique fusion of whimsicality and social commentary. ‘Cold War Kid’ will resonate with those who remember America during the Cold W... more
by Alisha SherylAlisha, a ten-year-old student, was a defenseless lamb trying to survive in the midst of a throng of wolves throughout her middle school and high school years. She discovered that oftentimes the enemy uses people, places, events, and a number of means to ruthlessly persecute the Lord’s lambs in futile attempts to steal human souls. Alisha was no exception as she weathered the attacks of bullying, discrimination, and along with a plethora of other ugly things that shook her confidence in herself.... more
by Kathryn BrettellMore than a memoir, The Olive Picker is a touching experience brimming with strength and triumph. Facing a horrific attack, a resourceful nurse must summon her wits or lose her life. In this brave and shocking memoir, the author masterfully guides us through the pivotal points of her life, from an abusive upbringing that destroys her self-confidence, to the wreckage of an ill-conceived marriage, and onto a defining moment, full of grace and mercy, which gave her the wings to become the conquerin... more
by Rhonda NassThrough personal stories and colored pencil drawings, Rhonda Nass communicates deeper meanings of words of faith. She believes these words are relevant to all and invites readers to define the same words using their stories. To enable those wishing to add visuals to their stories, the author provides a step-by-step instructional guide to complete their drawings.
by Judith WorksInnocents Abroad collide with La Dolce Vita when the author and her husband arrive in the ancient city of Rome fresh from the depths of Oregon. While the author endeavored to learn the folkways of the United Nations, her husband tangled with unfamiliar vegetables in a valiant effort to learn to cook Italian-style. In between, they attended weddings, enjoyed a close-up with the pope, tried their hands at grape harvesting, and savored country weekends where the ancient Etruscans still seemed to be... more