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  • Norfolk Chronicles - A Treasury of Tales, Sightings and Vignettes

    by Phil Brown

    Childhood adventures in the countryside are the foundation for an uncommon rural perspective on what's yet to come. The fact of growing up can sober us up if we aren't careful. Norfolk Chronicles provides a feast of stories from the woods, the fields, and the back alleys of small town living, mixed together with the discoveries and conclusions made as adults in urban life. The situations we find ourselves in are comical; our actions and reactions revealing. Norfolk Chronicles has the ... more

  • Jungle Jaunts

    by Dulee Paranavitana
    Jungle Jaunts is a adventure story. Set in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the stories are based on real experiences. With fun ecounters with wildlife and more, this book will entertain and delight both young and older readers alike.
  • J. Blanton Belk

    by J. Blanton Belk
    Encouraged by his grandchildren and others to document his story, Belk embarks on this recounting of his many adventures with his Southern childhood, his influential grandfather and father. There were a few pranks along the way. Belk recounts his military days, how he met and married his soul mate, Betty Wilkes, and the striking list of world leaders who influenced him (and in turn were influenced themselves). As a young man, he befriended Black leaders Charles Preston Howard, Dr. Martin Luther ... more
  • Surrender

    by Marylee MacDonald
    Her young life changed in an instant. Now she shares her story with the child she gave away. Adopted at birth, Marylee’s parents told her she was a “chosen child.” She tried her hardest to make them proud. But her grandmother’s death and parents’ ugly divorce sent her into the comforting arms of a handsome Catholic boy. Although theirs was the love story of all time, she feared for her soul. Unfortunately, it was 1971. Pregnant girls were sent away and their babies surrendered for adoption... more
  • The Biggest Theft in World History

    by Marc Yocom
    Adversity is a part of life. How you respond to adversity is a measure of your character. Life isn’t always fair, but you can’t give up; you have to keep on fighting. In The Biggest Theft in World History, Marc Yocom talks about dollars and cents, but the real fight for anyone is spiritual. If you win that battle, you win everything! Meet the real guy behind Facebook, and so much more.
  • Life is a Series of Unexpected Interruptions: The Untold Real-Life Story of How One Bad Decision Destroyed a Multimillionaire's

    by Clark East
    Read Clark East’s journey, the untold real-life story of how one bad decision destroyed his multimillionaire lifestyle. This is his story of the road back to god, faith, and love. His poor choices ultimately guided him to discover what is truly important in life. Our mistakes do not define us. Learning from them and changing our decisions and actions are what define us. Choices in his past were all based on fear. Fear led Clark to the emotional and irrational decisions he made every time he ... more
  • Soaring to New Heights

    by Warren Rice
    Soaring to New Height is a testimonial about a man and his faith in God. From his birth to College, Warren M Rice tells of his years of trusting God when things seem impossible, but become possible by faith in God. Brain damage from birth rejected in school as a child and told. "He will never make anything of his life" he overcame.
  • Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts and Doubters

    by Kara Goldin
    Don’t let anyone crush your dreams! Whatever you want to achieve, no matter how hard it might seem, you owe it to yourself to read this book. Undaunted will inspire you to move past your fears and defy the doubters. It doesn’t matter whether you feel confident; it matters what you actually do. Author Kara Goldin turned her unsweetened flavored water into one of the most successful beverage businesses of our time and has been named one of InStyle’s Badass 50, Fast Company’s Most Creative People... more
  • HELP! I Married a Comedian

    by Carolyn V. Hamilton
    There's a fine line between comedy and cruelty, and this intimate and quirky memoir invites readers into Carolyn V. Hamilton's tumultuous world of marriage to stand-up comedian, Cork Proctor, a Las Vegas comedy legend.Every relationship contains a his version and her version of events, and Carolyn is clear that this is her version of her life and marriage. In this powerful memoir, she chronicles her experiences of love and world travel with her husband, balancing her career as a graphic designer... more
  • Get Money Do Good: A True Story How-To

    by J.D. Vermaas
    Get Money Do Good Twelve Children. Four Countries. Two Capitalists. One Story. Disruptors, entrepreneurs, and unconventional do-gooders, Drs. Jodi and Garry Vermaas are not the people you would expect to parent twelve children. From the child-trafficking slums of Manila to the barren corners of China to the baggage compartment of a long-distance train to Mumbai, each of their children has a tale to tell—if only they could find the words. Follow Dr. Jodi Vermaas and her husband, CEO and multi-... more
  • The Invisible Key: Unlocking the Mystery of My Chronic Pain

    by Maria Socolof
    An acute injury. Chronic pain. A shocking discovery. Maria Socolof, a former collegiate athlete, at age forty, ruptured a disc in her neck when she rolled over in bed. Time and conventional medicine failed to heal her. Years of debilitating pain followed. She sincerely questioned whether life in such pain was worth living. Then, through mindbody approaches and bewildering revelations, true healing finally began. Her raw chronicle attests to the impact emotional trauma can have on the body and ho... more
  • Lou Who?

    by Louise Johnson
    Lou Who? is the honest and raw journey of a young woman battling to rediscover and redefine herself in a world that often makes us feel as if life ought to be a certain way. For centuries, Western women have strived towards certain traditional milestones--like pursuing marriage instead of seeking themselves out with honesty and love, neglecting their opportunities for growth in turn. When Lou’s life in her native homeland of Scotland ends in divorce, her heart carries her across the Atlantic... more
  • Girl Intrepid: A New York Story of Privilege and Perseverance

    by Leslie Armstrong
    An engrossing memoir about a spirited and independent-minded young woman growing up on the pre-Sixties East Coast. The book is, in part, about how the particular time and place -- and family -- you are born into shapes you, whether you embrace those factors or rebel against them. Like her mother, who was a lawyer, she ultimately powered her way into a profession dominated by men and became a successful architect. As Gail Godwin notes, this is "a masterful work of anthropology, a compelling tale ... more
  • Sauce on Sunday: An Ancestral Journey to Find my Sicilian Roots

    by Janet Sierzant
    While sitting at a restaurant with two of my fellow authors, one asked me about my Sicilian background. I laughed and said, “All I know is, we always have sauce on Sunday.” My friends joined in the laughter, but I realized that I didn’t really know too much about the maternal part of my heritage. Something awoke inside of me and I had the desire to find out exactly from where I came. I began the quest for my roots by taking an ancestry DNA test. Within a few months, I had the surprise of my life... more
  • Gemini Joe

    by Janet Sierzant
    The The runt of the litter, Gemini Joe is no stranger to tears. His life is a story—following the Great Depression and his parents struggle to provide for his family. Survival in his powerful, sometimes cruel family was not easy. Although he remembers with affection and occasional humor the holidays, his childhood friends, his mother and grandmother, his tough, bullying brothers and indifferent sister, his family was too much for him. He found acceptance in a bottle of scotch. Health issues begi... more

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