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  • Jem: Lessons in Living

    by John Donald Middleton
    A heartwarming story about the healing that comes from total devotion. John Donald Middleton was no stranger to dogs. He and his family adopted, sheltered, and loved a variety of canines over the years. But from the beginning, he knew Jem was different. The four-pound bundle of thick, fawn-colored fur tumbled into John’s life during a tough season. After years of constant business travel and alcohol abuse, the husband and father of three grown children was in recovery and rebuilding his r... more
  • Sammy Davis Jr.: The Writer Who Saved His Estate

    by Pamela Sherrod

    In 1951, on the evening of the Academy Awards, Sammy Davis Jr. ignited the stage at an after Oscar party that propelled him into international fame. From that night on, the amazing talents of the Rat Pack star would dazzle audiences, from the swankiest casinos of Las Vegas to the dangerous front lines of Vietnam.

    When Sammy died in 1990, after losing his fight with throat cancer, another battle soon erupted, one which threatened to dismantle his legacy and the future of his estate. The ... more

  • Code Name: Papa: My Extraordinary Life While Hiding in Plain Sight

    by John Murray, Sharon Murray, and Abby Jones

    Code Name: Papa – My Extraordinary Life While Hiding in Plain Sight is a literary memoir / political thriller that tells the true-life story of the head of US covert operations for a large international group, similar to the group B613 on ABC’s Scandal.  This group, while not connected to the US government, operated with the full blessing of top people in our government.  These are real stories, gritty and true—not the fantasy world of James Bond, Scandal,... more

  • Prude: Misconceptions of a Neo-Virgin

    by Carrie Lloyd
    SEX. LOVE. VIRGINITY? In the dating game these days, the V-word has become as strange and complicated as the Love-word, and purity as outdated as pay phones. How exactly is a Christian girl supposed to handle herself these days? How can she create healthy boundaries without scaring off every available guy? Is purity even possible without being puritanical? In this candid, humorous account of the true-life trials of Christian dating, Carrie Lloyd shares the wisdom she ’s gleaned in her quest f... more
  • A Good Princes Love

    by Dr Hussein Medhat Bassim
    This Book is to show what it means to be a Prince of the underworld and how to shape the recent history of the world and the worlds future . Essential reading if you want to be a prince
  • Adios, Havana: A Memoir

    by Andrew J. Rodriguez

    A legacy to future generations, this memoir is intended to remind readers of the fragility of freedom, and to prevent a similar catastrophe from happening in America

    Adios, Havana is a true account of romance and peril, adventure and patriotism. Fueled by love--love of family, of country, and of each other--a young couple must face the most wrenching of choices: remain in the country they cherish, lose the wealth and position their families strove for generations to attain, and watch th... more

  • Together Through Korea and Alzheimer's

    by Joyce Sorensen
    Sixteen-year-olds Dick and Joyce fall in love and manage to marry at nineteen despite a mother determined to split them. When Dick is drafted and shipped to Korea, Joyce and their infant are forced to live with her manipulative mother. In letters from six thousand miles away, Dick poetically writes of his longing for Joyce and relates bizarre incidents which occur around him. Separated and existing in alien environments, their relationship shifts. Late in his life, Alzheimer's attacks Dick but... more
  • Life Between Naps: Stories from a Full-Time Unemployed, Stay-at-Home Dad

    by Jim Noonan
    life between naps is a humorous collection of stories and essays about a man and his ridiculous understanding of what it means to be a parent and husband. As a stay-at-home dad, Jim to tries to go with the flow, but when a urgent intestinal explosion is about to change the lives of everybody at the local grocery store, it gets a narrative unlike any you've heard before. His stories are light, funny and touch on the awkward experiences we all face: Gym memberships, doppelgängers, whales, Costco, ... more
  • Grace in a Wintry Season: Feeling Our Creator's Love in a World Grown Distant and Cold - And Loving in Return

    by Edwin Steinmann

    Grace in a Wintry Season traces attorney Ed Steinmann’s journey from a “none” to a “mystic” as he examines fourteen dreams occurring over thirty years and one extraordinary inner vision (“mystical experience”). Their creator, experienced by Steinmann as his Creator, imaged “hirself” by turns as masculine, feminine, a divine light, and otherwise. In this moving memoir, he shows how paying attention to the nurturi... more

  • My 3rd Grade Teacher.

    by Dionne Fields
    This children's book is a true story about a boy, who has been diagnose with language disability ever since he was in preschool. Rain Fields is a 3rd grade and he is also 8 years old, since preschool he has had to struggle with reading, math, and home work. There would be days, he didn't want to go to school. Because some of his class mates would make fun of him, that he would struggle learning in class. Everything changed for Rain, when he started 3rd grade back in August 2015. He met hi... more
  • Ways to Navigate

    by Walter Lacey

    Ways to Navigate is a collection of 16 stories, both

    nonfiction and fiction.  Five nonfiction anecdotes have previously been

    published in several editions of Transformation Magazine

    (www.suncoasttransformation.com/digital/) and bewilderingstories.com.

    “Connecting the Dots” is an engaging past life recall story.  “The Familiar

    Face…” is an intriguing soul recognition anecdote.  “Discovering the

    Essen... more

  • Small Town Ho

    by Duke Diercks
    New author Duke Diercks bursts onto the scene with the hilarious memoir of one family’s move from the big city to the panhandle of North Idaho. No Jobs. No friends. Just buckets of our own ignorance. Follow along in horror and hilarity as the family acclimates to the new small town way of life and the author bounces from jobs working in a school cafeteria to selling women’s clothing in a call center to opening a barbecue restaurant.
  • Waiting to Die, Longing to Love

    by Russell Lanier
    I was the top-rated evening news producer for a dominant television station in the Chattanooga, Tennessee market. It all came crashing to an end after an investigation into crack cocaine and prostitution, when a drug dealer convinced me to "just try it for yourself." I became hooked and went from being admired and respected to unemployed and suicidal. "Waiting to Die, Longing to Love" ...chronicles a year of my life in a residency program for drug addicts. I witness whacked-out relapses, outra... more
  • Heart Medicine: A True Love Story - One Couple's Quest for the Sacred Iboga Medicine & the Cure for Addiction

    by E. Bast
    Two longtime lovers: spray paint artist, Chor Boogie, and yogini and performance artist, Bast. One shocking drug relapse—after more than a decade clean. Then the disheartening discovery: 90% of narcotics addicts relapse in the first year in our Western Medical system. The lovers navigate the treacherous labyrinth of addiction and ultimately chose to pursue treatment with an obscure indigenous African sacred plant medicine called iboga, used since ancient times for spiritual healing and ... more
  • The Broken Places

    by Joseph McBride
    In The Broken Places, Joseph McBride, an internationally acclaimed American cultural historian, recalls his troubled youth in the Midwest during the 1960s. Searingly immediate and yet reflective, this is the author's memoir of his breakdown as a teenager and triumphant recovery. It gives an unsparing look at physical and psychological abuse, family dysfunction and addiction, sexual repression, and Catholic guilt. And at its heart, this is a haunting, often joyous love story. The Broken Place... more
  • Edwina

    by Jill Hofstra
    Get wrapped up in the warm memories of Edwina, a precocious and delightful girl who lived just outside of Boston in the early 1900s. Edwina's recently uncovered memoirs-found in old notebooks and diaries by her granddaughter, Jill Hofstra-tell the story of growing up the child of a single, working mother who never let her daughter know how hard life really was. Told in the first person, Edwina's humor, spunk and optimistic spirit shine through stories that introduce us to the diverse cast of cha... more

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