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by Timothy Oliver StoenOn November 18, 1978, in the name of "love," Jim Jones in Jonestown, Guyana, killed 907 people by cyanide and 5 other innocents by gunfire, including a US Congressman. "Jonestown Story Riveted the Public," headlined George Gallup. "The mass suicides and murders were the most widely followed event of 1978." In his novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four," George Orwell in 1949 predicted that the new type of totalitarianism descending on humankind would be "capture of the inner mind." Stanford psychology p... more
by robert craigState of Mind: Life and Work in a Mental Hospital is a non-fiction, retrospective account of the first 8 years of my professional life as a Clinical Psychologist working in a public State mental hospital. Told through a series of vignettes and anecdotes, (plus a little psychology education thrown in), it is easy reading and meant for the general public.
by Thomas ClarkWhen the Iraq War broke out in the spring of 2003, no one knew what was going on, and no real systems were in place. Author Tenacity had his Department of Defense travel orders, but no destination had been specified beyond “Saddam’s palace in Baghdad.” In 2003, few contractors traveled by themselves, and there was no established process. In Six Years in the Middle East, Tenacity shares his experiences as a DoD contractor with the U.S. military in the Middle East from 2003 to 2009. This memoir... more
by Jim ThorntonShelly is an amazing little girl who rode an alligator, drove a blimp, and refused to give up her fight against cancer. Her boundless energy and love for people endeared her to everyone who met her. Strangers had pictures taken with her, wanted to buy her ice cream, and gave her gifts. She would give hugs and draw smiles to everyone she met. You will come to love Shelly as many people have following the author's blog.
by John Donald MiddletonA 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
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
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
by Carrie LloydSEX. 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
by Dr Hussein Medhat BassimThis 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
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
by Joyce SorensenSixteen-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
by Jim Noonanlife 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 Returnby 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
by Dionne FieldsThis 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
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
by Duke DiercksNew 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.