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by William L. McGee with Sandra V. McGee
Award-winning television broadcast pioneer, Bill McGee, tells the story of his 32-year career in broadcast sales and marketing. From the early days of 1950s television selling syndicated programs (My Little Margie, Our Miss Brooks, Cannonball, The Four Just Men) – to being on the creative team that put Henry J. Kaiser’s independent UHF station KBHK-TV on the air in San Francisco in 1968 – and to the launch of McGee’s own successful b... more
by Elizabeth SamuelsHumorous anthology, tales of a life of adventures with family and friends, two-legged and four-legged, from Unwilling Fourth of July Parade Float to the Beagle Who loved Palm Sunday.
by Vanya EricksonFrom a young age, Vanya Erickson became fluent in two languages. The language of her Christian Scientist mother dripped with honeyed versions of the truth. Her rancher father’s words, hard as the scrape of his boot heels, stung like the back of his hand. From the outside, Vanya’s childhood seemed idyllic: riding horses with her father in the solitude of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and attending flamboyant operas with her mother in the city. But life for Vanya and her family turned dark when W... more
by Martinis JacksonIn Justice My Way, Martinis Jackson chronicles his life-changing experience serving as a black prosecutor in Washington, D.C. Martinis offers readers an opportunity to experience the criminal justice system from the perspective of an African-American man working behind the scenes to create change. The memoir explores the primary obstacles that every prosecutor must face when seeking to administer justice fairly, and how Martinis’ life-story shaped his approach to overcoming those barriers. Marti... more
by Richard HolemanWhat would you do on a night so dark, when a sliver of silver moon is the only light in the sky and a river of rolling fog hides the way back home? Would you ring a witch's doorbell? What if ghosts and goblins stalked the sidewalks and monsters with sweet-tooth fangs lurched door-to-door down every block? Would you ring a witch's doorbell? What if you came face to face with a banshee's reflection, a vampire teacher or a roaming pack of goons wearing hoods of dark intention. Would... more
by Ebenezer MensahYoung African children struggle to provide for their families by taking menial jobs. This story captures the real life struggles of young African boys who work tirelessly and do not go to school just to provide for their families.
by Roger MaxfieldBret, Rock, and Josh are 20 year old college roommates attending Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana in 1971. The boys decide on spring break to drive to Laredo, Texas and cross the border into Mexico to score some weed. Since everyone in the small college town was without any weed, they all chipped in and the boys leave on what they think will be a fun adventure. Figuring it would be easy, they instead find their lives threatened by a culture of death and drugs as they try to make... more
by Essence UniqueWhen a 20 year old is suddenly stricken with an incurable and rare brain condition her entire life will be turned upside down. In the novel God Must Think I'm A Bad Ass you'll learn about her battle and how she turns darkness in her life into a light for many others
by Maureen Kellar-KirbyA young Canadian woman discovers a past life as a black, blues musician who lived during The Great Depression, "rode the rods" and died tragically before realizing his dreams.
by Peter FeltonA bachelor with a Bachelor’s Degree, streetwise educator Peter Felton tells it like it is while laying everything on the line when it comes to identifying and describing in thorough, raw, hardcore detail the highs and lows of the different branches of scholastic learning and instruction comprising the corners of American education across the board. Reflecting upon his childhood experiences as a student attending a wide variety of schools, in tandem with his professional backlog in academia, Fel... more
by Kyle Thomas SmithAfter the success of his first novel 85A, Kyle Thomas Smith found a new register in his literary voice while exploring and experimenting with dynamic innovations in short fiction, the personal essay, and the bourgeoning flash fiction genres. The resulting collection of vignettes, flash scenes and essays is Smith’s Cockloft: Scenes from a Gay Marriage [September 17, 2018; Gatekeeper Press]. Like the small attic it’s named after, Cockloft is full of surprises. Whether they’re fending off an inv... more
by Honey Kasper, Unpredictable: The walk in and out of darknessI'm writing using a pen-name. As an over comer and survivor. I will share insight in overcoming with grace and faith in God. Learn how to build a fulfilling life, even after abuse and tragedy. Take the difficult and uplifting journey of surviving through every type of abuse and learning to live a fulfilling life.
by C.R. BoneyEarning its place in the established canon of great motorcycle diaries, Two Wheels Down reads like the most illustrative of travelogues, and the most exciting of adventure stories. Touching, harrowing, reflective, and exuberant, here is a narrative that howls with the call of the open road. Rumbling and richly detailed, it is the culmination of several months-long journeys across 20 European countries, on a Harley Davidson named KB—the Knargly Bastard. This book is required reading for motor... more
by Tyler SassamanAt 35 and smack in the middle of a crossroads in his life, Ty Sassaman embarked on a journey to find himself, come to terms with his past, and look to the future. He ventured into the world with a single question, one he hoped would help him uncover a fundamental truth of his own -not knowing it would continually reveal the honesty, humor, and thoughtfulness of those he met along the way. From Boston to Burning Man, into the wilds of Minnesota's Boundary Waters and out to the beaches of sunny ... more
Belize, a Journey of Discovery, and Some Snorkeling: Amusing Stories of Middle Aged Life on the Roadby Ann MacLeanWhen your world has come crashing down and lies in shattered ruins, what do you do? Well, if you are Ann, a 57-year-old novice snorkeler and rusty backpacker, you go back-packing through Belize, of course! Join her as she sets off on her hilarious back-packing adventures of discovery from the Caribbean cayes to the deep jungles of the colourful and fascinating Central American country, Belize, via the urban jungle of Downtown Houston. It all begins on her 57th birthday. Waking from yet anoth... more
by A.E. Grant
This is the tale of my misadventures in New York City. During the recession of 2008 I lived in the Upper East Side, in one of the wealthiest zip codes in Manhattan and struggled to keep the lights on while working as a hotel concierge. I witnessed how my wealthy neighbors lived and experienced what it was like to be the help in the toughest job market in the country. This period in my life was humbling, yet invaluable to my personal development. I like to refer to it as New York City Boot... more