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by Ben BatchelderA lost American, fresh out of college and despairing of his career, chaotic life, and diseased family, looks to renew himself. Invited to Europe, he decides to travel ever east on $10 a day for over a year. Here is the story of his odyssey, with disastrous brushes with thieves, malicious custom officials, lost luggage, Cairo scam artists, and Thai police. It is a tale of lost innocence, political awakening, falling in love, and finding the support, and resourcefulness, to pull through the most... more
by Marilyn Howard
The Writing on the Wall provides strategies to conquer and succeed in life and business, while depicting an entertaining story. Becoming an entrepreneur wasn't an option for a woman in the early 1960s, but explorations called and opportunities appeared. Breaking through an ad agency's glass ceiling, skiing in Aspen, and a year of travel adventures led to the founding and operating of Creative Freelancers Inc., the first central agency for freelance commercial artist... more
by barry j england
by Kathy BatesKathy has been described by some as a walking miracle. The traumatic events she has endured could easily cause a person to turn to substance abuse, self-harm, or even suicide. Instead, she has been triumphant and a true inspiration to others. This is a story of transformation from brokenness, grief and despair to spiritual and emotional healing and deep joy through perseverance and faith. We all have been hurt in some way and when that happens our emotions can take over. Anger, bitterness, ha... more
by Susan Bowmana memoir which chronicles my journey through the Episcopal ordination process of the 1980's and my subsequent ministries. It is compelling, real, humorous, painful, and joyful. It is filled with real-life experiences which will speak loudly to anyone who feels called to ministry in the church, anyone who is in the process towards ordination, those who are serving in ministry in the church, as well as those in any profession who find themselves in an uphill battle against tradition and just plain... more
by Christopher Pelloski
Silver Medal Winner of the 2019 Living Now Book Awards.
Bronze Medal Winner of the 2019 Global Ebook Awards.
Finalist, 2019 International Book Awards.
In this thought-provoking sequel to his award-winning memoir, “Trauma, Shame, and the Power of Love: The Fall and Rise of a Physician who Heals Himself,” former elite cancer doctor and researcher, Christopher Pelloski, chronicles his compelling journey from federal incarceration to halfway house detention to the firs... more
by Julie BaldwinDo you long to express your creativity, but you fear it's too late, or you're not talented enough? Here's a secret: on the other side of your fear is your aliveness. In this book, author and creative mentor, Julie Baldwin, takes you on a journey of self-discovery and creative growth. Her inspirational stories and exercises help you get unblocked and energized to take your first steps—and keep going! By the end of the book, you will understand how to wake up your life and blaze your own creative ... more
by Erin O'NeilGui Ren is a written Chinese phrase that encompasses the synchronicity of people entering your life with purposeful timing to help guide you through difficult challenges. Erin O'Neil graduated from college with a plane ticket across the globe and her dream job in hand. She had all the building blocks in place for a successful post-graduate career and a thrilling adventure. But when all fell tumbling down on her, and she found herself stranded in Shanghai, China, unemployed and heartbroken, she k... more
by Shane Bautista
‘I started to cry and yell as I felt anxious and scared. I was only two years old when Craig came crashing out of his bedroom, holding a pillow. As Craig held the pillow over my face, I remember kicking and pulling at his arms, but he was too strong. I couldn’t breathe. I could feel my panic increase, my heart beating faster. I thought I was going to die…’
From the age of two, Shane didn’t have the normal upbringing. Being handed ... more
by Elayne Grant ArcherThe memoirist, Phyllis Grant Archer, was a war widow, Canadian immigrant, and feminist before her time. Born in London in 1911, Phyllis led an exciting life, overcoming the challenges of a tumultuous childhood, discrimination as a working woman in the 1930s, the birth of her son during the Blitz, and the death of her husband in the war, just after the birth of her daughter. Seeking to start anew, Phyllis took her children to Toronto in 1944. Once there, however, she often faced hostility as a si... more
by Marilyn PelliniThis book was written in hopes of bringing to the fore the plight of widows and widowers in our society. In other cultures those experiencing the loss of a mate, are cared for, nurtured, entertained and allowed whatever length of time it takes to find some new joy and purpose in life. For some experiencing grief the emptiness never totally disappears, but these lost souls need to know that is expected and accepted too.
by Christina D. Warner
What if you had a crystal ball that revealed the future of the healthcare landscape?
Wouldn’t you want that ball?
Think of how that information could boost your success and impact your future. You could be on the cutting-edge of change and reap the rewards.
Accept that change is inescapable. Discover how healthcare changes will impact you, your family, and your career. Listen to pioneers who share their secrets and predicti... more
by George BaumA chronicle of events that led to the author's incarceration in the Terezin concentration camp, contrasting his experience to the world we live in now, when masses of humanity are recording their plight on their cell phones for everyone to witness. The author was born the same year that Adolf Hitler came to power in Nazi Germany. The book describes how their lives intersected a number of times in the ensuing decade. The 15 Episodes of the book are a personal account observed and recalled thr... more
by VINCENT LYNCHThis book, a forty-two-year-long life journey, delivered in thirty-two chapters takes you across the country and around the world with a man seeking answers to the age old questions about the meaning of existence. The author’s life is presented chronologically in concise views that are not just personal but tied to the context of the changing times. As it demonstrates a life evolving it also illustrates the environment that informs that evolution. The book takes you from an idyllic childhood on... more
by Andrew M. Faulk
WHEN YOUNG DR. ANDREW FAULK first learned he was HIV-positive, he was devastated for it certainly meant imminent death. Until then, he’d been an outstanding young physician with years of intensive training. That day, without warning, he faced the great divide of his life. Due to the rigors and stress of training, he considered abandoning his medical career. But, instead, he dedicated the remainder of his life to the fight against AIDS, ultimately participating in the care of approximate... more
by Sarah SwindellIn 1991, 21-year-old, Sarah, the recently divorced mother to 2-year-old Hayley, moved from the dusty small town of Farmington, New Mexico to the bustling city of Houston, Texas with dreams of a better life. A year later, she was swept off her feet by Greg Swindell, an established Major League Baseball player who had just signed a lucrative contract with the Houston Astros and was quickly becoming the talk of the city. Six weeks after their first date, Greg asked Sarah to quit her job as a hair... more