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  • A Minger`s Tale Beginnings

    by RBN Bookmark
    Do pastures greener exist for the colour blind.....and how the hell are they to know? Born in Manchester, UK during the late 1950`s to Irish immigrants, Ribban Bookmark. is a young man who realises early on that the ladder to success he was given by God is missing more than just a few of its rungs. A misfit with a heart of gold, if he only knew the Lord's address, he`d relieve himself in the divine letterbox...only to call apologetically back later to clear up the mess. The book follo... more
  • Life Out of Reach: Spare Burden

    by Jas Dosanjh

    With real life therapy sessions included at the end of each short chapter, Spare Burden is the first in a series of memoirs called Life Out Of Reach focusing on the life of JAS Dosanjh. Born in the UK, as one of six daughters of Sikh Punjabi immigrants, hardworking and obedient she dreams of becoming a journalist and working on Fleet Street. Though gifted with a sixth sense, Jas’s life and the life of her five sisters is ruled first by their horrid grandfather who hates girls and then l... more

  • Lonnie's Tree

    by ANITRA WRIGHT DOUGLAS
    Lonita finds herself alone gazing out of her bedroom window in disbelief of the horrific events from the previous night. At the age of ten, she finds herself without her mother. As the questions crowd her frantic mind, she’s determined to push past the pain and celebrate the life of her mother. With her Dad right by her side, Lonita begins to discover creative ways to celebrate her Mom.
  • Bravely MisEducated: How I Lost My Voice

    by www.amitzamedia.com/products
    Army retired veteran explores the funny and tragic experiences of a young girl growing up in the inner-city of Chicago. The story is about Betty, who is battling her self-esteem, and how her life changes after she is faced with abuse, violence, and the grief of losing love ones. It dramatizes about why she decides to enlist in the U.S. Army, with eventful things happening to her and her community. Bravely MisEducated is a story of miseducation, memories, and love, and it also deals with the unce... more
  • TRESPASSING: WHEN NATURE SPEAKS DO WE LISTEN?

    by J.T. Blossom
    True stories about close calls in nature by a restless, hard-working American man in love with the outdoors. If you live to hike, climb, canoe, fish or do anything outside in beautiful places, you will enjoy this book. Also contains amusing but harrowing stories about fixing up an old house in the mountains and some new ideas on how we can save the planet. Uplifting and sometimes terrifying, "Trespassing" will change for the better the way your heart views the beauty and power of nature.
  • A Jazzman's Tale

    by Annette Johnson

    A Jazzman's Tale is a screenplay memoir of bebop trumpeter and pianist Charles Freeman Lee. Freeman, as he was better known, was one of the jazzmen who joined the jazz revolution called bebop at Minton's Playhouse and the Paradise Club in Harlem, New York City in the 1950s.

    Freeman came out of Wilberforce Collegians, an important band in jazz history formed in 1926 at Wilberforce University in Ohio, with famous alumni like Benny Carter, Frank Foster and Ben Webster. He played wi... more

  • Far Away And Further Back

    by Patrick Burns
    After his first overseas assignment to the USA in 1975 – just twenty-three with a suitcase and a guitar – corporate nomad, Patrick Burns, kept on moving from country to country rarely declining a fresh challenge in a new location. In these stories from four decades of living and working around the world, he relives some of his most memorable experiences: from dangerous pyrotechnic liaisons in the Algerian desert to a quest to find the Archbishop of Rangoon after a chance meeting in an English vi... more
  • A Crowded Loneliness: The Story of Loss, Survival, and Resilience of a Peter Pan Child of Cuba

    by Debbie Shannon
    Set in Havana during the Cuban Revolution and in the Deep South before and during the Civil Rights Movement, A Crowded Loneliness, is based on the true story of Bienvenida Catalina Miranda. Her family worked closely with Fidel Castro to overthrown the dictator Fulgencio Batista, until Castro announced that he was a communist. After her brother’s arrest and her father’s death, 9-year-old Catalina and her 11-year-old brother, Mario, took part in Operation Peter Pan—a mass exodus of over 14,000 una... more
  • A Crowded Loneliness: The Story of Loss, Survival, and Resilience of a Peter Pan Child of Cuba

    by Debbie Shannon
    Set in Havana during the Cuban Revolution and in the Deep South before and during the Civil Rights Movement, A Crowded Loneliness, is based on the true story of Bienvenida Catalina Miranda. Her family worked closely with Fidel Castro to overthrown the dictator Fulgencio Batista, until Castro announced that he was a communist. After her brother’s arrest and her father’s death, 9-year-old Catalina and her 11-year-old brother, Mario, took part in Operation Peter Pan—a mass exodus of over 14,000 una... more
  • W. H. Auden, Poetry, and Me: A 102-Year-Old Reluctant Poet Reflects on Life, Poetry, and Her Famous Teacher

    by Debbie Shannon
    The daughter of Russian immigrants, Gladys Dubovsky survived her abusive childhood by finding refuge in poetry. In the winter of 1940 when she was twenty-five, she took a poetry class taught by W.H. Auden. She met with Auden privately to discuss her poetry and found that his encouragement forever changed her. W.H. Auden, Poetry, and Me is a heartwarming story that fluctuates between Gladys’s and Auden’s life. We see how their lives mirror one another—their joy and pain, and their triumph and... more
  • Riding on the Coattails of Genius

    by John C. Campbell
    When John Campbell was hired in 1996, Michael Dell's company was already a hyper-efficient technology upstart. By the time he left Dell in 2017, Michael's little Texas-based catalog computer company had grown from 5,000 to 138,000 employees and evolved into one of the largest technology providers on the planet! Part of Michael Dell's genius has always been his knack for changing the game. John quickly learned that riding the front of that wave of change was the right place to be at Dell. He j... more
  • Eternity Now! A mind and story of Schizophrenia

    by Craig Tanner
    My book contains a true life story about my experiences with schizophrenia and the Perfect Storm, how my life went from heartbreak and a friends suicide to hallucinations of all five senses. The second part of my book contains what i call an interview, where i answer questions about such topics as walking away from this illness to the nature of delusions and reality, as well as criticisms of the predominate religion.
  • My Terrible Book of Happiness: Love, Anxiety and Everything

    by Margaret Lesh
    Margaret Lesh confronts midlife, the empty nest, strange bodily happenings, illness, loss of faith, overwhelming current events, and her resulting dark period. With wit and compassion, she weaves personal stories, observations, essays, bits of trivia, and her own coping tools into a beautifully funny, engaging tapestry. Opening up about her mental, physical, and spiritual reboot, the author of Let Me Get This Off My Chest: A Breast Cancer Survivor Over-Shares once again invites you in for a chat... more
  • Mustard Seeds and Water Lines

    by Karen Milioto
    It wasn't a hurricane, a monsoon, a typhoon, or a tropical storm. It was just a rainy Friday. Until it wasn't. When nearly thirty inches of rain fell on the little town just north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in August of 2016, the rivers in the area reached record-breaking heights in a matter of hours. Water poured onto Karen Milioto's property, and suddenly everything she loved about her home threatened to kill her. When the water receded, Karen surveyed the scene with grief-stricken contemp... more
  • A Strange Path to Freedom

    by Holly Pasut
    Have you ever said yes, when you should have said no? In my book A Strange Path to Freedom, I share slices of my prison life through my quirky and often spiritual lens, as well as the wisdom I gained from the experience. People erect mental prisons around themselves all the time. My stories off a guide for others to free themselves from negative thoughts and emotions that lock them in. And they offer a cautionary tale for navigating ethical choices in the workplace.
  • Faithful

    by Becky Graham
    Author Becky Graham shares her unexpected journey to motherhood. Written in a warm and engaging voice, Becky takes the reader through a world of shattered dreams, hopes and optimism. She questions God's plan at every turn as He asks her to take unimaginable leaps of faith as she perseveres through unexpected detours. Not only will the reader be surprised by the ending, but the reader will see how God remained faithful to the author.

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