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by Norman Yee
An inspiring, humorous memoir of Fiji's civil aviation veteran of pioneering efforts in new technologies world-wide, a rare expose of a Chinese migrant family in Fiji and Norman's incredible spiritual experiences when he had a dramatic encounter with God that changed his life.
by Norman YeeAn inspiring memoir, spanning 73 years, from humble beginnings to becoming the head of Fiji's civil aviation regulator, and participating with ICAO in the introduction of new technologies (such as GPS) which made aviation safer and more efficient locally regionally and internationally. \tAnd a rare expose into the personal lives of a Chinese migrant family living in Fiji, of childhood escapades, of love and marriage, as well as Norman's incredible spiritual experiences where in mid-career, God... more
by Norman YeeAn inspiring memoir from humble beginnings to becoming head of Fiji's aviation regulator and participating locally and internationally in the introduction of new technologies which made aviation safer and more efficient. Also his unbelievable spirtual experiences where in mid-career God intervened dramatically and changed his whole life. And a rare exposure into the personal lives of qa Chinese migrant family in Fiji. This book can inspire you to 'Catch the Wind' of your dreams of a successful... more
by Peggy MerrimanExplore what matters most in Peggy Merriman's haunting debut collection, Otherwise Known; The Story of A Life Otherwise Known, A Life Not So Different From Your Own... A rare blend of poetry and prose, this stunning compilation tackles some of life's most relevant and immediate themes head on. The author's exploration of dreams, the subject of which plays an integral part in poems such as "The Awakening," challenges the borders that seemingly exist between reality and fantasy in a way th... more
by Craig Daliessio
Where do you go when the wheels come off? When no place feels safe and you can't find a smiling face? When you've lost everything and you wonder if you'll ever get it back. Sometimes, you just need to go home. Do you remember when neighbors cared about each other because they really knew each other? Holding your baseball cap over your heart and singing the National Anthem on opening day of Little League because being American meant loving your country and showing respect? Do you r... more
by Alexandra Bogdanovic
Before Caitlyn There Was Audrey
Chastity Bono is now Chaz. Bruce Jenner is now Caitlyn. But years before either one of them revealed their true identity to the world, an ordinary woman learned that her husband self-identified as and planned on having surgery to become a woman.
In her memoir, Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey, award-winning journalist Alexandra Bogdanovic shares her real life experience of meeting a man, falling in love, get... more
by Christine WaltersAbuse is damaging. It comes from cycles of abusive behaviors learned and repeated through generations. Because of shame and embarrassment, many people do not speak about the cruelty they endured. In my case, most of the abuse I suffered resulted from my mother’s mental illness. For my entire life, people told me to excuse my mom’s abuse because she was mentally ill. However, mental illness does not give anyone the right to abuse you (in particular, your child). Ginny had childhood paranoid... more
by Gary BenarickDr. Maya Angelou was the most extraordinary person I have ever met. She endured many struggles in her lifetime That would have left most people bitter and angry. I was fortunate to be her Chauffer on many trips. In this book are my memories of Maya and the limousine stories she enjoyed. I dedicated this book to her memory as she asked me to write it many years ago before her passing.
by Emmanuel OlawaleThe Flavor of Favor: Quest For the American Dream. A Memoir is an inspirational story of an African immigrant and his journey from his country of birth, Nigeria to his dream country, United States. Olawale tells a gripping story of a child raised in an economically unstable environment, in which his parents tried desperately to shield him from the reality of the changing times. However, at the age of fourteen he started seeking a way out of penury by secretly doing odd jobs without his pare... more
by Terry EilertsenPART COFFEE TABLE BOOK AND PART PET MEMOIR, COMPELLING PHOTOGRAPHS ACCOMPANY THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE STORY OF A ONCE-HOMELESS CAT Terry didn’t want another cat. But then a stray tabby showed up in her barn one night and, instead of running off, meowed and bounded over to her, purring loudly as he twined around her legs. With that simple act of trust and love, he found himself a family and began a new life. In the years to come, this friendly stray would prove to be a phenomenal hunter, survive... more
by Gustav EricssonIn this spiritual memoir chronicling the journey of a man who became both an ordained Zen meditation teacher and an ordained priest in the Lutheran Church of Sweden, Gustav Ericsson shares reflections and glimpses into the story of how he learned to stop and sit down, be still and listen. Artfully crafted around a travel journal from a deeply reflective trip to Japan, My Christian Journey with Zen is an expression of the author’s spiritual path, focusing on how his meditation practice has gro... more
by Lisa Thomas/McMillanIn this worthy book Lisa Thomas-McMillan shares with us her journey of giving, beginning with her early years as the middle daughter in a large family of struggling workers in the poor colored neighborhood of Brewton Alabama back in the fifties, a period that instilled in her a strong sense of empathy for her fellow strugglers. We learn of her young love and experience of God and her attempt to escape her bleak environment in her late teens and early adulthood, during which a stint at college in... more
by Linda Kovic-SkowLinda Kovic’s story continues in From Tours to Paris – the final book in the French Illusions series based on her diaries from 1979 and 1980. Still determined to learn French and fulfill her dream of becoming an international flight attendant, she puts her disastrous stint as an au pair behind her and revels in newfound freedom in the city of Tours. She finds lodging, enrolls at a French institute, and spends eight glorious days with Adam before he leaves for the holidays. When he returns, his s... more
by Linda Kovic-SkowIt’s 1979 and Linda needs to learn a language fast in order to fulfill her dream of becoming a flight attendant. Broke yet determined, she chooses French immersion and contracts to become an au pair for a wealthy family in the Loire Valley. Yielding to poor judgment, she lies on her application and claims to speak basic French, confident she'll be forgiven once she arrives at the Château de Montclair. As she struggles to adapt to her challenging new environment with the hard-to-please Madame Dub... more
by Alexandra MikaThe Beauty of Wings is a magical true story of inner transformation. It unravels the details of author Alexandra Mika’s healing journey, from an excruciatingly painful childhood of bullying, exclusion, and asthma to her mid-twenties filled with anorexia, pneumonia, panic, and suffocation to near death. Through dedication and determination Alexandra propels herself out of dark waters and comes home to her natural state of bliss, radiant health, and love. Journey with Alexandra on a pilgrimage of ... more
by Pete NiceMC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC, a UK pioneer in this type of dance music. Inspired in his teens by reggae, back in the 80s he became Youth Champion of the Reggae Young Sounds competition. Talent spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice for raves such as Innovation, Desire, Dreamscape, World Dance, Innocence and Helter Skelter. He even formed his own clothing company. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law – he has often b... more