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by Chris & Ashlyn PhillipsA true love story that begins with a lot of fun but ends in the tragedy of Ashlyn finding she had inherited Huntington’s Disease [HD] from her father. HD runs in families. We managed for a while with Art therapy, massage, and beauty treatments but there is no known medical cure for this neurodegenerative disease. I can cause movement disorders, repeated dangerous falls, mood swings, personality difficulties and judgement issues. Historically, HD was often misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s Disease, MS ... more
by Yvonne BlackwoodSeven years after she retires from the Royal Bank of Canada, ending a thirty-seven-year career, Yvonne Blackwood surprised her friends and family by returning to school at sixty-four to pursue an English degree. She craves knowledge and is motivated by four powerful reasons—To add texture to her writing; to ward off dementia by exercising her brain muscles with her studies; to add ongoing structure to her life by attending classes regularly; to inspire her two young grandsons to attend universit... more
by Douglas E. BusbyIn this fascinating book, Rev. Dr. Douglas E. Busby describes remarkable experiences that he had in his careers in medicine, theology, and along the way. These experiences began as a pioneer in space clinical medicine and ended as an explorer of spiritual healing. Meanwhile, he held many clinical, research, administrative, and teaching positions in aerospace and occupational medicine, and then became an interim minister and academic theologian. Dr. Busby believes that as spiritual beings, we are... more
by Peter BarberA story about an Anglo Greek marriage to a fiery Greek wife. What could go wrong? Read on and find out! Peter takes us on a journey into the heart of his adopted Athenian family. Humour, Love, well observed culture all mixed with the beauty of Greece and the Greek islands. The perfect escapist read.
by Steph WestOn Fire is a poignant and uplifting exploration of the mother-daughter relationship and how it's affected by weight, gender, mental health issues, and class inequities in the Midwest. West's sharp observations of the systemic way our culture marginalizes single mothers—and contrasting intimate stories of raising her daughter within that culture—makes it a must-read for mothers and fathers of daughters, and children of single mothers.
by Mark AngeloSet in 1958, a young boy and his friends want to be baseball players just like their Dodger idols. There’s just one problem: they don’t have a field to play in. Luckily, the kids know a secret. There’s a mansion around the corner with a yard big enough for an entire ball field and the hedge surrounding it has a gap just big enough to crawl through. Apparently, the owner is a big-time Hollywood mogul. He won’t mind a few ball games, right? This sensational true story of a young boy's encounte... more
The Man Behind the Makeup: The Professional Wrestling Life And times Of Jeff Bearden, Who Wrestled As Giant Warrior, Big Tiger Sby Jeff Beardonnternational pro wrestling star Jeff Bearden has gone by many names: Butch Masters, Giant Warrior, Big Tiger Steele, and Colossus the Gladiator. Under these guises, he became part of wrestling history. Enter the wild, bloody life of pro wrestling during its Golden Age, from the viewpoint of one of its "biggest" stars. At seven feet tall, Jeff Bearden towered over his competition from the time he premiered in territory wrestling in 1987, through the crazed and dangerous wrestling scenes, infamy, ... more
by Steve Wellington and Marybel SalisHow to be Quiet in Small Spaces by Steve Wellington and Marybel Salis is a comprehensive guide to finding peace and tranquillity in even the busiest environments. The authors explore the reasons why modern life often feels overwhelming and noisy and offer practical strategies for reducing stress and cultivating inner stillness. Drawing from their own experiences and expertise in mindfulness and meditation, Wellington and Salis provide readers with simple yet effective tools for developing a quie... more
by Katie CarlyonThe book follows a counsellor and her colleague as they fight to set up counselling in a prison. Within their time of counselling questions are asked around the system and where the men reside including should a man die in prison? and what therapy have the men previously received?
by Ryn GargulinskiRyn Gargulinski (aka Rynski) went from a scruffy drunken rebel without a house on the streets of New York City to an award-winning writer, artist and speaker thriving in Florida (who is only scruffy every other Thursday). This book tells you how it happened, complete with handy tips along the way. Come along for the ride, and you’ll discover: •\tHow to get out of kissing a scrawny squatter without making him mad •\tWhat happens when you drink an entire bottle of gin in 52 seconds •\tWhy ... more
by Chase BaylessThis book is a representation of my life, expressed in a way that provides the emotional context of my experiences without the practical context. It's intended to allow for the reader to emphasize with my lived experience without necessarily understanding those experiences.
by Katie LoveThe year is 1970. The horror soap opera Dark Shadows is all the rage, the Vietnam War is raging and nine-year-old Katie, an imaginative and independent latch-key kid, comes home from school to discover her mother's suicide. Taken in by her older sister who has recently become a Jehovah's Witness, Katie is shown an illustration from a bible picture book featuring wild animals peacefully lounging by a pool of water, surrounded by happy people picking fruit. An enticing offer is made: "Katie, this ... more
by Gene booker
The Story Teller Full Bloom : The dreamer, one who dares to never give up on his imagination, his ideas. To think it as an idea or thought, his a perfect picture in mind ,heart , soul and spirit. Just do it , the guts to make it happen, the loner, believing in self , simply "getting the job done" .Faith and God , finally , execute
what ever is ,you were always it , " OZ and the Tin Man ". you know
"his story" a friend
by Gene bookerLife of Gene Ricardo booker/ Pin JUST JUSTIN The educational process, love and work ,as sharing the experience JUST JUSTIN
by Davinder KaurJacket Copy: In the late 1980s, Davinder Kaur was forced to marry a man she didn't know. When she was only fourteen years old, the marriage was arranged and set to occur when she turned eighteen. After four long years of internal turmoil and despair, she had two choices: adhere to the customs and traditions of her family, or risk bringing dishonor to their home. Davinder didn't like either option, so she made a plan—a plan to survive. In Forced to Marry Him: A Lifetime of Tradition and the W... more
by Sarah LavaneAn Orthodox woman's memoir of being "unmatched" in a "matched" Orthodox society. Lavane recounts her mystifying journey to find marriage and meaning.