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  • Reimagining The Twilight Zone: A Young Fan’s Stories

    by Elayne Zalis

    Reimagining The Twilight Zone: A Young Fan’s Stories blends fact, fiction, and fantasy to explore how the Twilight Zone television series sparked the imagination of a young girl growing up in Miami, Florida, in the late 1950s and early ’60s. The collection of twenty hybrid essays considers selected episodes from the child’s perspective and includes remixes and mash-ups of the shows, similar to fan fiction.

    Each episode prompts the young fan to exercise her imagination ... more

  • Mi-Granted Life - The Adventures of a Happy Immigrant

    by Michel Delifer
    The author's life journey begins in Lebanon where he volunteers as a field medic for the Lebanese Red Cross during the civil war. He immigrates to the United States and lands a position in the insurance industry that leads to success and international adventures. He encounters many learning challenges, including how to survive in the U.S. business culture and when to use the many idioms of American English. As he continues to expand his international business skills he also discovers his own i... more
  • Running From Hippos

    by BD Timmins
    Running From Hippos: A Memoir of Trauma and Depression by BD Timmins is a moving, powerful autobiography about surviving the darkness of trauma. Starting with the early days, the author takes you back to the beginning of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, onward through the turmoil of depression, self-harm, and suicidal ideations, then into the light of triumph. It wasn't an easy journey, but if you've been there or know someone who has, you will relate on a personal level. If you feel alone... more
  • Operation George

    by Stephen Bentley
    Meet the real Line of Duty ™ undercover team in this previously untold and gripping story of how a Northern Irish terrorist and murderer and one of his followers, were caught in an audacious and brilliantly executed undercover sting on the English mainland, codenamed, Operation George.
  • Starvin' Artist: Hunger for Success

    by Anthony Waldren
    Finding success in this thing called “life” can be complicated. Sometimes we’re driven by an insatiable hunger; other times, we drift in life aimlessly looking for purpose. Yet, what appears to be circumstances meant to bury us can become the foundation from which we grow. In life, we grow strong and resilient simply because of our courage to continue through seemingly insurmountable obstacles. This book is an example of what happens when perseverance becomes less of an admirable quality and ... more
  • All the Things That Nobody Told Me: Finding the Extraordinary in My Journey

    by Charity Pleasant
    This book follows the journey of an Ohio native from birth throughout adulthood. It recalls many of her memories and lessons throughout her life that has given her an understanding of how she thinks and who she is today. It explains transparently some of the mistakes she's made on her journey in hopes to keep others from making the same ones. It's a real-life take on the basic principles she was taught and how she has lived by some and let others fall by the wayside. This reading will connect yo... more
  • Widow's Tears of Sorrow

    by Paula Baysinger Morhardt
    This book is a companion volume to Widow's Walk. It contains all the poems from the first day, when I found my husband of 42 years in his chair, gone, to three years later. There are 42 poems to celebrate our 42 years of marriage, and three poems for my mother, who passed away the next day. They are not happy poems, they are gritty, they are painful, and they are real. My hope is that these poems touch your heart, and let you know that are not alone, that at some point we all go through this in... more
  • Tears of Pain, Tears of Joy: One Mother's Story

    by Paula Baysinger Morhardt
    when you start married life at 17, problems are everywhere you look. First baby, second baby, husband out late, children getting sick. Problems, problems, and more problems. But there are bright moments, too- the first daughter-in- law, the first grandbaby. Tears of Pain and Tears of joy were shed during the first 25 years of this marriage. Learn what being a mother meant to this woman, and how she handled it.
  • Through the Garden Window: A Year of Celebration

    by Paula Baysinger Morhardt
    The fourth in the series, A Year of Celebrations shares 12 memories of the authors life during special occasions- the ones that celebrate food! Contains 24 recipes from the authors grandmothers' and great grandmother's recipe boxes.
  • Through the Garden Window: Season of Harvest 2

    by Paula Baysinger Morhardt
    Third in a series, Season of Harvest 2 shares 12 more essays on gardening, harvesting and cooking for a year, in the authors gardens. Contains recipes from the authors grandmothers' and great grandmother's recipe boxes.
  • Through the Garden Window: Family Memories

    by Paula Baysinger Morhardt
    Second in a series, Family Memories highlights the importance of making lasting memories with family by growing, cooking and eating food together. The book contains 12 essays from the author reminiscing about growing up and how food brings the family together. Complete with 12 recipes from the authors grandmothers' and great grandmother's recipe boxes.
  • Through the Garden Window: Season of Harvest

    by Paula Baysinger Morhardt
    The first in a planned series, Harvest Season gives you a glimpse of growing your own food and what to do with it when you do. This book contains twelve essays about the authors gardening adventures, from planning in the winter to putting the garden back to bed in the fall. Complete with 12 recipes from the authors grandmothers' and great grandmother's recipe boxes.
  • Searching for Ganesha

    by Paul Spencer Sochaczewski
    Across Asia, an elephant-headed god flexes his muscles… Ganesha, the Hindu elephant-headed god, is among the most-appreciated of all deities. In this innovative book, Paul Spencer Sochaczewski explores why he collects Ganesha images, examines the psychology of collecting, and recounts personal adventures in his 40-year quest for just one more (but it’s gotta be special) Ganesha statue. He provides enough iconography to give the reader a grounding in Ganesha’s obstacle-removing prowess, but th... more
  • Can It Be Just Me?

    by Elliot Stanton
  • Adventure in Zanskar

    by Amy Edelstein
    In 1983, twenty-one year old Amy Edelstein set out on a solitary 500 kilometer journey in the highest valley in the world. Zanskar, India, the westernmost corner of the Tibetan plateau had only recently opened to travelers. She would spend two months walking by foot, crossing passes above 16,000 feet, sleeping in caves, meeting high lamas and monastics, and exploring a culture that had remained virtually the same for thousands of years. It was a culture that would change dramatically and irrevoc... more
  • Running All Over The World, Our Race Against Early Onset Alzheimer"s

    by Anthony Copeland-Parker
    When my partner Catherine and I were in our 50s, we found out in short order that I needed a heart valve replacement, and she had early-onset Alzheimer's. We both have a history as endurance athletes, so our reaction to this news was to sell our home, retire from our jobs, and become nomads, running marathons and half-marathons all over the world. My book Running All over the World, adapted from a blog I wrote during our travels, is a nonfiction account of our five-plus years of flying, runni... more

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