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  • Trigger

    by Robert Dannin
    Edward “Tony” Gawron died in his fifty-seventh year but not before leaving a chronicle of his eventful, yet tortured, life. He poured his own experiences, mixed with a stunning imagination, into Trigger, a twisting tale of survival and revenge set during sixty years of turbulent European history. The central character, Tadeusz Szczepanski, escapes the Warsaw Ghetto and plunges into a life of resistance, deception, and violence, anchoring his morality in the fictional roles portrayed by Humphr... more
  • Mesopotamian Goddesses: Unveiling Your Feminine Power

    by Weam Namou
    Archaeological evidence proves that women in ancient Mesopotamia had great political and religious status during the Garden of Eden period where, once upon a time, goddesses and gods lived harmoniously together. That is why there was a design and rhythm to the Garden of Eden, a yin and yang concept. Through the veil of ignorance, we lost that paradise. To create that balance in a new way, we first have to heal the earth by opening certain stories and putting them back onto the page and into our ... more
  • The Sound of Her Voice: A memoir

    by Sara Gelbard
    THE SOUND OF HER VOICE is Sara's exploration of what it was like to live in an unfeeling world as a child, the healing in writing, what her three homes are to her, how marriage healed her, and, ultimately, how she came to understand and forgive how her mother could, in her way, give her away. Sara sprinkles her book with haikus that go to the heart of such a journey. She has written her book for all who need to find that voice within them in order to heal. Sara Gelbard is a woman of three hom... more
  • Delhi Escorts

    by kriti soni
    Fantasies are the things which you desire to happen. But they are not easily possible to happen that is why they are called fantasies. Everyone got some kind of fantasies of love making. But everyone is not fortunate enough to fulfill them. Are you one of them? If yes then Delhi Escorts is in the service of yours to get fulfilled all your sexual fantasies and desires. Have you ever had a dream of making out with a girl according to your will and desires? Do not answer because I know the answ... more
  • Ripples from the Edge of Life

    by Roland Chesters

    If you were given just two weeks to live how would you feel? What would you do? How do you prepare for the end? Who would you tell and how? It was this terrible position Roland Chesters found himself in in the late summer of 2006. He knew he was seriously ill but had no idea that he had both HIV and AIDS. Luckily Roland did not die. Expert medical help and his own determination not to give in saw him through. His life though, had changed for ever.

    ‘Ripples from the Edge of Life&rs... more

  • Braving the World: Adventures in Travel and Retirement

    by Pam Saylor

    After retiring early, in 2017 my husband and I boarded a one-way flight to Rome with only four suitcases and a beer cooler full of insulin to begin our dream trip--a year of living in Europe. The dream was to live like locals, find out-of-the-way restaurants, and watch the seasons change.  But behind every dream, there is the reality.

    Our journey began with the twin challenges of reconnecting our post-retirement lives and finding affordable insulin to manage my T... more

  • But First, Rumi

    by Chitra Ramaswami

    When I discovered a stray cat in need of help, I never thought we’d wind up saving each other. Struggling to come to terms with an unexpected diagnosis, I returned home to Oman seeking a sense of familiarity. What I discovered instead was a very special cat who changed my life. But First, Rumi is the story of how, day by day, Rumi and I got to know one another, and as I learned to love the little stray, I began to see life lessons and truths about myself, my family, my home country and ... more

  • SPINELESS

    by Joshua Smith
    My mom dies when I am nine. My step mom dies two years later giving birth to my little sister. Then a year after that my back breaks and I am stuck in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the waste down.
  • My View From the Back of the Bus

    by Merritt D. Long
    Through his lens as a “colored” child, “Negro” teenager, “Black” young man, and finally successful African American state official, this book reveals how Merritt D. Long was shaped by – and helped to shape – American history. Jim Crow laws, segregation and the civil rights movement are the backdrop to Long’s childhood and youth in Alabama in the 1950’s and 1960’s. As a child, the color of Long’s skin dictated what doors he could walk through, where he could sit on the bus, where he could eat, ... more
  • Was It Spectacular? A Memoir

    by Anne B. Thomas
    Half a world away from home in 1976, eighteen-year old Anne B. Thomas awakens on the side of a two-lane road paralyzed from the chest down. Fast forward through a rigorous year of physical therapy to when her doctor gives her an ominous warning: “You will live a long time and be a burden on your family for the rest of your life unless you check yourself into a nursing home”. Anne spends the rest of her life proving that doctor wrong. This brutally honest memoir follows Anne’s journey ... more
  • The Battle of Buffalo Wallow

    by James R Odrowski
    In World War II, the U.S. Army’s 44th General Hospital found themselves at ground-zero of the Japanese counterattack on the island of Leyte. As Japanese infantry infiltrated and enemy paratroopers dropped around them, the 44th’s officers faced a life-or-death decision. With over 200 patients, the Japanese surrounding them, and no option to retreat, they had to act fast. Should they uphold their oath to “do no harm”? Or do they arm the medical staff and defend themselves and their patients? Do th... more
  • Another Giggle, Please! - The Mad Memoir of Maddie Hickey

    by Thomas Hickey
    Big mouth Maddie is the fourth daughter born to George and Madeline McCall during the Great Depression in Minnesota. Maddie is driven by mischief and a quest for redemption from her struggle against society’s confines: she leads her first grade class on an escape from boarding school crossing the frozen Mississippi River, gets kicked out of Catholic high school for painting the fingernails and toenails of the statue of the Virgin Mary, tries to get a date with a mortician by lying in a casket, a... more
  • One Step Closer: How a life-altering accident led me to everything I almost missed

    by Ryan Atkins
    When doctors told 21-year-old Ryan Atkins that he would likely never walk again, he was determined to prove them wrong and get his life back on track. Hard work had never failed him before. Why should overcoming a spinal cord injury be any different? What he learned over the next ten difficult years about patience, suffering, hope, and God’s purpose for his life changed him, fundamentally and forever. And it will change you too. If you’re struggling to cope with circumstances beyond your c... more
  • Standing In The Pink Clouds

    by Linda Marzano
    A woman who faces life's demanding terms, but not without quest for understanding. She shares intimate memories, mysteries, and the poignant emotion she experiences of both joy and pain. The author invites the reader to journey with her to witness her picture of God. An engaging style, her own voice becomes a tool to an exploration of soul. Experience the human condition up close, and perhaps find your own understanding of God's love.
  • The Making of Mr Irresistible

    by Larry J Gould
    In this memoir, Larry J Gould takes you on a journey with him from one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Leeds, England to one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in the Hamptons, New York. You will laugh and you will cry. From starting his career as a 15-year-old school dropout to creating two multi-million pound businesses, he experiences many bumps in the road in his personal and business life as he travels around the world from the Soviet Union to the United States, Israel to Ethiopia, an... more
  • Stormy Weather

    by Ranaildo Timms
    Stormy Weather by Ranaildo H. Timms is a short memoir of the author’s time in the Marine Corps. In the preface, the author claims not to be a writer but to know how to tell a story. We learn something about his high school days in Alabama where he preferred playing football to studying, and we learn a bit about his close-knit family. After graduation when most of his buddies were going off to college or into jobs, he shocks his family and friends by enlisting in the Marines. Then he tells the st... more

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