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  • Ten Minutes, Ten Days, Ten Years: Finding the Grace of God

    by Randolph Phelps
    This book is a brilliant melding of three intriguing stories that will fill your soul with blissful joy and substantial inner courage. Witness how the lies and deceptive ways of this alluring cast are exposed and the merits of cultivating intimacy and integrity are embraced. Along the path, you discover how to face the challenges of sexual addictions, triangle relationships, and emotional turbulence. My story begins on some levels with my struggle to accept a recent divorce and an unsuccessfu... more
  • The Cosmic Guru

    by Randolph Phelps
    While in an advanced inverted yogic posture, I feel a tingling sensation throughout my body. Then I hear the voice and feel the presence of Swami Sri Yukteswar, a guru of wisdom, who claims to have entered my body. I’ve acquired some new spiritual gifts, including the ability to speak 50 languages. Pastor R.I.P., John Wayne, a spiritual dowser, and Frenzy, my acupuncturist, all want to perform their version of an exorcism to get this Guru, which I am enjoying, out of my body. Along the way, fal... more
  • Light in Jerusalem: A Memoir

    by Stuart Perrin
    At least once a year for over twenty years, I’ve been invited to Jerusalem to teach meditation and lecture on the application of a spiritual life to everyday living. Jerusalem has become one of my favorite cities on earth. Besides being the cradle of Western religion, besides the ancient and modern architecture melded together seamlessly in many parts of the city—the Jerusalem Market, the Old City, the Western Wall, the Dome of the Rock, and hundreds of other churches, mosques and synagogues— ... more
  • Words I Utter

    by Clyde Bernard Johnson
    Words I Utter is a recollection of metaphoric poetic expressions, that are insightful external and internal observations. These expressions are mostly those of a spiritual context that have relevance to the experiences & everyday occurrences that happened and continue to happen in my life.
  • A Way Out: A Memoir of Conquering Depression and Social Anxiety

    by Michelle Balge
    What do you do when you’re trapped in your mind? When you can’t escape the feelings of depression and fear? A Way Out gives a raw, unfiltered look into the life and thoughts of a young woman, Michelle, experiencing severe depression and social anxiety. Social anxiety plagued her since her early youth, hindering her most as a young adult. She began having suicidal thoughts in her early teens but didn’t perceive them as being abnormal. This eventually evolved into a deep depression. Her social ... more
  • Songs from an Imperfect Life

    by J. Ronald M. York
    J. Ronald M. York has no memory of his third birthday party, or the fact that his father was not present. Family photos reveal a smiling child, while letters and newspaper clippings explain his father’s absence – he was in jail after being arrested for molesting Ron’s 13-year-old cousin. The following year, the York family had relocated from Miami to Nashville. They joined First Baptist Church and tried to start over. His parents, busy keeping the secrets of their own past, were unaware tha... more
  • Amsterdam Exposed: An American's Journey Into The Red Light District

    by David Wienir
    Amsterdam Exposed tells the true one-of-a-kind story of an innocent exchange student who moves to Amsterdam hoping to write a book about the red light district and everything that follows. It’s an American abroad story, and also a love story; it’s an uplifting tragedy, full of humor from beginning to end; it’s an Amsterdam survival guide; a sympathetic look at a societal problem; a little piece of policy; a sweet farewell to a world just about gone; and, ultimately, as close as you can come to a... more
  • Wildflowers and Train Whistles: Stories of a Coal Mining Family

    by Lillian "Sissy Crone" Frazer
    Sissy Crone, a coal camp kid, brings to life the faded past of her hometown, Minden, West Virginia, through a collection of stories told firsthand of heartache and loss, balanced by glorious triumphs. Sissy brings us along as a companion through her early years in a childhood that could never exist in a modern world. Wildflowers and Train Whistles is a book about an ordinary family that survives extraordinary challenges as a coal camp family living in hardscrabble times of the 1950's. She and he... more
  • Moving Out: A [Happy!] Memoir

    by Casey Malone
    At 39, Casey Malone just survived the most painful year of his life. He was accused of endangering his son after the boy showed up at the hospital with a broken wrist. His unrepentant, alcoholic father died of heart disease after a year of surgeries and complications. Then his turbulent marriage collapsed and his children were taken away across the country. His life was not working. Heartbroken and bewildered, he contemplated suicide by shotgun. Instead, he gave himself the gift of time. A... more
  • Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the 60s)

    by Morgan Smith
    A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll… Morgan Smith was only twelve during the Summer of Love, but her parents had plunged headlong into the Age of Aquarius, and she was no mere bystander. From paisley shirts to protest rallies and from Be-Ins to hash brownies, she lived through one of the most ground-breaking and outright joyous periods of the 20th century as a... more
  • Motherless Child: A Journey of Growing Up and Forgiving

    by Valencia Griffin-Wallace
    Raised by a mother who turned to drugs to relieve past pain, Valencia had to grow up fast., welcomed by gangs, shunned by her family and finding motherhood early should have sealed Valencia’s fate… at least according to all the statistics… Instead, this she found an inner strength born of determination, resolve and forgiveness – the same kind of strength that can be found in anyone, with the right motivation. Her heart-wrenching story unfolds through glimpses of her own life and recolle... more
  • The Flight of the Valkyrie

    by Arthur Cantrell
    Based on the real events at the end of World War II this thrilling military novel has increased relevance in today's climate of terrorism. Flight of the Valkyrie centers on an attempt by Heinrich Himmler, member of the doomed Nazi hierarchy to infiltrate the Manhattan Project and capture the newly developed atomic bomb intending to use it as leverage to mitigate Germany's surrender terms. Receiving classified intelligence of the project's progress from a mole within the Russian spy network a top... more
  • 2D Surgical Hospital

    by Lorna Griess
    This book is about living and working in a mobile army surgical hospital (MASH) in South Vietnam. It talks about the hospital itself, the setting, how we lived, how we coped with less-than-good circumstances, the type of patients we received, the equipment we worked with, and the emotional highs and lows that were part of every day. The stories are true. Some of the dates and numbers of things may be off a little; that was a long time ago. Names have not been used to protect the wonderful, dedic... more
  • The Making of a Physician

    by Harry L. Graber, M.D. F.A.C.C.
    Both genetic and environmental factors play important roles in one?s life. Genetics remains a fixed entity, whereas environment is a variable. Environmental experiences in life can have a positive or negative influence upon the genetic makeup of a given individual. Decision-making in the preschool environment is predominantly controlled by parents. Eventually, the individual, being influenced by the many past environmental factors, becomes the responsible choice maker as to which path in life he... more
  • For Country: My Little Bit Twenty-One Months of Service

    by Donald G. Bartling
    A study of history shows us that a nation is only as strong as the will of its citizens to fight for it. America has been tested many times over in its relatively short history. From the Revolutionary War on down to the present conflicts in the Middle East, the majority of the American citizens were willing to place their lives and futures in danger to preserve and build the future of this Nation. Even when the requirements of the military required the use of conscription in order to meet t... more

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