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Memoir

  • A Walk in the Twilight

    by John J. Bosco Jr.

    The book is autobiographical and discusses my quest to answer the difficult questions of life through biography, poetry, and personal insights.  I have managed to glean from my extensive readings in philosophy, Religion, and classic novels working answers to the impossible questions of existence for myself and for anyone who wants to explore on their own. Answering these questions is intensive and intimate to each one of us, and while my answers work for me, I invite you to produce your ... more

  • Bohunk's Redemption: From Blacking Out to Showing Up: A Doctor's Adventures

    by Bohunk

    When "Bohunk," a young, Jewish-Catholic heads to college, he aspires to become a doctor but fulfills his family destiny of alcoholism instead. Drinking his way through medical school and getting hooked on easy-to-access narcotics along the way, Bohunk inescapably finds himself on the precipice of death. After he emerges from a suicidal, drug-induced coma, he finally decides to confront his greatest fears and commits to live.

  • INVISIBLE INK a family memoir

    by Martha Leigh
    Stories about my Jewish parents and wider family from my vast archive of letters and writings.My mother was a concert pianist from Central Europe and my father grew up in poverty the East End of London. He was also gay. They met in Paris in 1937 and corresponded for the 6 years of World War II. Several family members had miraculous escapes from the Nazis in Europe. After the war my father became the world expert on Jean-Jacques Rousseau and professor of French at Cambridge University. My uncle... more
  • The Grand Master And His Protégé - A Memoir Of Love, Courage, Endurance And Devotion

    by Valerie Lumley
    This compelling true-life memoir spans 50 years, and is about the fulfillment of spiritual longing and the completion of karmic destiny. After a 40-year separation, life miraculously brought them back together again to experience the most enriching and meaningful chapter of their lives at a time when they needed each other the most. They saved each other in every way a person can be saved, and were the only people in their lives who could. So many of us go through life hoping to experience its d... more
  • When I Was Her Daughter: A Memoir

    by Leslie Ferguson
    Seven-year-old Leslie has a serious problem. Someone is trying to kill her. She and her little brother must confront the stark reality of living with their mother’s raging psychosis. Other family members try to help, but they are no match for the violence and unpredictability that comes with mental illness. Once in foster care, Leslie learns that life doesn't improve just because she's free of her mom. All seems lost . . . until one simple and unexpected question changes Leslie's world forever. ... more
  • Seven Days of SHIVA: Forty-six years of puppy love

    by Marc Gellman

    . . . and they called it puppy love!

    The story is the next romantic love story of the century, a romantic celebration of life, and the fulfillment of a husband's promise, "I will tell our story to the world; that every day we shared was special."

    Don't let the title of this book mislead you . . . 

    This love story is an unforgettable memoir about a romance that will mak... more

  • Just a Dreamer

    by Diana Estill
    Craving the bond she's never had with her reclusive brother Kerry, Diana won't stop pursing him. The two are nothing alike, though. She's an avid traveler. And he's afraid to leave his house. This midlife memoir explores love, loss, and compassion for kin we don't understand.
  • Love Letters from Janey: 50 Years of Breaking Barriers Together

    by Richard Cheu
    Excelling despite the odds, Janey Mildred Young was a Chinese-American woman who accomplished much in her life despite societal discrimination and family barriers. She came of age during the 1960s and was influenced by the changing society and the roles for women and Asian-Americans. Janey’s husband, Richard Cheu, kept all of her 167 letters and, as a tribute to her, compiled them into this new book. Able to overcome many obstacles in her path, her letters show a woman who had ambitious g... more
  • Know Love: A Memoir

    by Rex ShadesEagle
    Know Love tells the story of how Rex ShadesEagle overcame 27 years of addiction by healing childhood trauma. Physically and sexually abused from 6-12 years old until being kicked out onto the streets for fighting back against his abuser. He would learn how to hustle, lie, cheat, and steal on the streets of S. New Jersey. He left NJ to follow the Grateful Dead where he found his Tribe. The Dead led him to Boulder, CO where he would find his family. For the next 2 decades, Rex continued his heroin... more
  • Beyond the Visible Edge

    by Betsy Kelleher

     As Betsy Kelleher struggles to accept God's will in the loss of a son, walking the dog becomes a spiritual pilgrimage. Within a peaceful, secluded field just beyond the edge of her mobile home community, she experiences God's intimate, healing presence. 

  • Tales of a Gypsy Hotelier

    by Christina Synnott
    Tales of a Gypsy Hotelier is a collection of unique travel adventure stories and letters home detailing the author's experiences while visiting 43 countries, living and working in 7 countries, and managing hotels in Kenya; Zanzibar and Arusha, Tanzania; St. Lucia, Caribbean; and Tonga, South Pacific. Several stories are inspirational, others illustrate the unimaginable difficulties that can arise from living in undeveloped countries; some are romantic, but all are gut-wrenchingly honest and from... more
  • Black, White, and Gray All Over: A Black Man's Odyssey in Life and Law Enforcement

    by Frederick Douglass Reynolds

    This book is about a Black cop who took an unlikely path to his chosen profession, ultimately working in law enforcement for 32 years in the city of Compton and surrounding areas in Los Angeles County. The book tackles police brutality, political corruption, the murders of police officers, and race relations in America. The most important aspect of this book, however, is that it is not just another "cop" book, but rather a book about a Black man who just happens to be ... more

  • Adventure on a DARE

    by Fritz T. Sprandel
    Adventure on a DARE is the first in a series of true-life accounts describing Fritz T. Sprandel’s journey into himself in which he discovers his capricious nature and raises questions about the nature of faith. During the course of his adventure, Fritz visits a variety of natural wonders, small towns, and fascinating people on a budget of ten cents and his own amazing resourcefulness. After overcoming the challenges of the wild, he finds himself in a foreign country, falsely charged with espiona... more
  • Petrified of the Light

    by David Beck
    Petrified of the Light, David’s first memoir, explores a ten year romance between David—a stage actor—and Luca, a promising fashion designer. The young lovers meet while drunk at a bar and immediately fall for each other, but David is ill-prepared for the danger that ensues when he unwittingly makes Luca his higher power. Meanwhile, an unexpected medical diagnosis, a stint on a competition reality TV show, and an escalating drinking problem all threaten to decimate the entire partnership. Des... more
  • WOO! Strange Happenings at the Windmill and Other Tangential Rants

    by Dave Thomson
    WOO! (Strange Happenings at the Windmill and Other Tangential Rants)' is a first-person journey into the mosh pits of various London venues and beyond, boomeranging through space, time, gigs, and major life events as Dave Thomson documents a raging culture war against musical mediocrity, political alienation, social cleansing and the brutality of neoliberal economics. He joins the dots and makes the connections, shining a light on how this has fuelled a creative explosion. A gonzo style close or... more

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