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  • B0C6YP9M9B

    by Elin Lytle
  • Understanding Moonseed

    by Mary Pacifico Curtis
    Understanding Moonseed chronicles in essays a family’s personal journey on a road that is both perfect and fraught with the unforeseeable. Along the way, we meet the big city girl with a precocious interest in politics, have brushes with pivotal historic moments in the 60’s and 70’s, and continue as she falls in love with a man who became famous in the music industry moves with him to Silicon Valley, to found their own companies, and marry. She settles into roles as wife, mother and executive w... more
  • Dear Daughter:: A Love Story

    by Dedrick L Moone
    This award winning book is published by The Rules of a Big Boss LLC. It is an expressive story that reveals the author Dedrick L Moone's heart through a series of short love letters to his daughter Haelee. The author wrote this story not only for her but for daughters across the world. He writes it to let you know that he loves each one of you through an extension of Haelee in being a dad. He hopes that it helps to shift the paradigm of black men not taking care of their children especially thei... more
  • Joy Comes: A Story of Fatherhood

    by Dedrick L Moone
    This vividly illustrated book is published by The Rules of a Big Boss LLC. It is largely inspired by Dedrick L. Moone's personal journey as a father. The author has written this story with the intention of uplifting single parents and their children, emphasizing that joy can arise from any pain experienced in life. Dedrick hopes to convey that God is always preparing us for something greater, beyond our wildest imagination. He encourages readers to trust in God, hold onto His unchanging hand, an... more
  • Childhood Cassette: An Arab Woman's Journey of Self Discovery & Cultural Duality

    by samia shreteh
    "Childhood Cassette" is Samia’s vulnerable and authentic odyssey as an Arab-American woman. Through her poetic narration and compelling storytelling, she reflects on her childhood recollections, emotions, and revelations to reconcile her place in two conflicting cultures. Samia’s captivating prose takes readers on a journey through different destinations, battles, and reminiscences, providing motivation, wisdom, valor, and optimism throughout the way. This book serves as a pilgrimage towards sel... more
  • Seizing Control

    by Laura Beretsky
    Despite a lifelong challenge managing epilepsy, Laura has led a good life with friends, rewarding work, and a new life-partner. After having a grand mal seizure at work, Laura was devastated by the subsequent job insecurity—her superiors were sidelining her. When Laura’s first child was born three years later, she worried that loss of awareness during seizures jeopardized his safety. She opted for brain surgery, despite its possible life-threatening complications. Seizing Control recounts her qu... more
  • AlieNation

    by Jayma Anne Montgomery
    This is a memoir told as a series of vignettes detailing my immigration story, assimilation process, blended family dynamics, and personal tragedies that complicated my journey into womanhood.
  • In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta: The Travels of Ed Tabibian through Asia and Back Again

    by Michael Boyajian, editor

    In 1355 the travel memoirs of Ibn Battuta came into being and were widely read whereas his journeys surpassed both Marco Polo and Xheng He.  Now centuries later the 1971 journeys of Armenian American Ed (Edwin) Tabibian through Asia are available with a perspective and mindset of a world that has changed radically to what we know of today in 2023 and is as different to us today as is the world of Ibn Battuta's book.  Join Ed Tabibian back in 1971 as he travels through Asia to Tu... more

  • The Waiting Room

    by Casey Gent
    Waiting rooms can be lonely places. Disease may infect one family member, but it affects all of them. This dark autobiography takes the reader to the "healthy" child and how she responds to having a brother with an incurable disease. From strange habits, addictions, hang-ups, eating disorders, and major depressive disorder, the author hides her issues from everyone else while proving her loyalty to her brother, who is her best friend. The difference between how the siblings are treated by other... more
  • Mellow Your Money

    by Mick Heyman
    Mellow Your Money teaches, through MIck Heyman's experiences and misadventures, how to manage your money in an uncertain world. Though we all have unique roads to travel in life, most of us struggle with emotional and psychological challenges when it comes to money and building wealth. Learning to overcome these obstacles and changing our money mindset is how we grow rich—both as investors and as human beings. After a lifelong career as a wealth manager, Mick Heyman has discovered achieving gre... more
  • Days of My Life: A personal story about generational trauma, mental health and one woman’s transformational journey to healing

    by Rev Alford
    A compelling memoir detailing the intricate journey of Rev Alford’s life. From losing her mother to suicide, to becoming a mother herself with all the challenges that brings. She re-visits skeletons in the closet 20 years on as the generational trauma resurfaces. __________________________________________________________ Rev was 22 years old when her mother took her own life after many turbulent years of suicidal ideation. She believed she could forge on and put that behind her without process... more
  • Trust the Flow

    by Tara Rose
    Who am I, and what am I here to do? "Trust the Flow: Awakening with Kambo, Cannabis & Ayahuasca" is a memoir about finding very surprising answers to these questions through medicine ceremonies, shamanic dreams and mystical visions -- and some colorful "van life" adventures in the American Southwest that will make you laugh, cry, and feel inspired to step into creator consciousness with courage and faith.
  • The Undiscovered Country

    by Diane Meyer Lowman
    Diane Meyer Lowman, a divorced, suburban Connecticut-based mother of two grown sons runs away from home at age 57. The balm for her midlife crisis is a “senior” year abroad studying her literary idol. She sells her home, car, and most of her possessions and enrolls in an M.A. program at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford Upon Avon. The thrilling, energizing, and challenging year as a “mature student” and expatriate teaches Diane as much about herself as about The Bard. Take this physic... more
  • Tinderbox: One Family's Story of Adoption, Neurodiversity, and Fierce Love

    by Lynn Alsup

    Lynn watched her beloved Clare, newly adopted from Haiti, crawl the house in a frantic search for her lost mother. Preschool Clare enchanted with belly laughs and shining smiles. Also, thrashed and wailed in her room as Lynn crouched on her own bed—pillow clutched over her head—her past trauma triggered. A pre-teen trip to Haiti brought sunshine, ruby red hibiscus blooms, and the music of Haitian Creole. Back at home, Clare shattered mirrors into shards on the subway tiles of thei... more

  • Ride or Die: Loving Through Tragedy, A Husband’s Memoir

    by Jarie Bolander
    Modern society has a warped sense of the partner-caregiver role, especially for men. Too often, men are ill equipped to handle switching from provider to caregiver, and the “just suck it up” advice so many offer up falls as flat as the Kansas prairie in the face of the reality of life and death. Ride or Die takes its audience through the intimate conversations and thoughts of a Gen-X latchkey-generation husband—a man who has always had to fend for himself and believed that it’s up to him to sol... more
  • Not MeToo MeinCharge

    by Aphrodite Phoenix
    When “God’s people” choose a bragging woman molester and lawmakers pretend he belongs…when journalism trying to tell the plain truth gets called fake by the fakest lout alive…where lies are adored by many millions, and every day the crucial truth is trashed…where respect and admiration from the rest of the world has been dying since 2016… CAN A PROSTITUTE BE A MORAL COMPASS? You bet your life she can. “Absorbing…striking…passionate…informative. Takes a range of institutions and groups to task... more
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