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  • Best Friends

    by Yvette Nachmias-Baeu
    It is a book of letters that tell the story of two aspiring young women, Beth and Yvette, whose correspondence span a period of twenty-seven years—from San Francisco to a return to their roots in New York in the sixties, where they are involved in the Downtown art and political scene of the time, encountering and befriending people like; Bob Dylan, Dustin Hoffman, Shel Silverstein, Phil Ochs, Sam Shepard, Anna Halperin, Timothy Leary, Andre Gregory, Spaulding Gray, Eli Seigel, Andy Warhol, et ... more
  • Conch Shell Confessionals: A Millennial's Memoir about Sex, Love, and Self-Discovery

    by Dax Marie
    This is a book about love: hunting it, chasing it, losing it, tripping and falling into it. And yes, it's a book about sex: hunting it, chasing it, losing it, tripping and falling onto...ahem...it. But more than anything, it's a book about self-discovery, navigating the learning curve of adulting, and learning the kind of tough lessons that only come when you have to pick yourself off the floor, block a guy's number (for the second time), and clean some curious stains off your dress. I ... more
  • Every Breath Is a Gift: Reflections on My Leukemia Journey

    by Erin Michaela Sweeney

    With one phone call, author Erin Michaela Sweeney’s life changes forever. She becomes a terminal cancer patient.

    This memoir recounts the harrowing months after diagnosis during which Sweeney endures eight- to ten-day chemotherapy rounds administered during hospital stays in the hope of getting into remission. If she makes it that far, then it is a race to find a donor who matches her profile. Will she receive a life-saving marrow transplant in tim... more

  • Every Breath Is a Gift: Reflections on My Leukemia Journey

    by Erin Michaela Sweeney

    With one phone call, author Erin Michaela Sweeney’s life changes forever. She becomes a terminal cancer patient.

    This memoir recounts the harrowing months after diagnosis during which Sweeney endures eight- to ten-day chemotherapy rounds administered during hospital stays in the hope of getting into remission. If she makes it that far, then it is a race to find a donor who matches her profile. Will she receive a life-saving marrow transplant in time? And ... more

  • Sex, Drugs, Rock 'N Roll, and a Tiara: How I Celebrated Kicking Cancer's Ass

    by Beverly Diehl
    Nobody wants breast cancer, especially after watching their beloved mother die from it. Why would anyone say this journey was the beginning of the happiest years of their life? Because it had an awesome playlist, that’s why. Here’s how Beverly’s Kicking Cancer’s Ass soundtrack was built. She started with the classics: the support of sex-positive partners, fabulous family and friends. Mixed in plenty of feel-good music and added some medicinal marijuana. Spiced it up with books, body-positivity, ... more
  • Crawling Out " One Woman's Journey To Break the Cycle of Abuse."

    by Casey Morley
    Crawling Out shares the everyday struggles a victim and their family go through day in and day out. The horror of domestic violence and the toll it takes. How the author began her awareness of this national epidemic and her steps to begin her journey of Crawling Out, from years of dysfunction/ abuse to a happy well adjusted/ balanced life for her and her son.
  • Sunday Nights with Walt: Everything I Know I Learned from "The Wonderful World of Disney"

    by Richard Rothrock
    What were you doing on Sunday night? For many Americans, starting in the 1950s, the answer was: watching Walt Disney's TV show. Richard Rothrock's comprehensive history of that show, in its many forms, will take you back to long-ago Sunday nights spent together with family...and Walt Disney. Rothrock combines meticulous backstories and episode synopses with insight into how Walt's TV show shaped American culture and how it shaped his own childhood and adolescence, gently exposing him to the... more
  • sons of valor parents of faith

    by james odonnell
    As a retired 1st responder to wtc on 9-11. I have interviewd the parents of nine fdny firefighters and one nypd dectective killed that day. The book examines their lives and the emotional and spiritual journeys of their parents.
  • Captain Puckett

    by William D. LaRue
    Come along with retired Panama Canal pilot Kenneth P. Puckett as he shares "sea stories" and other personal memories that have made him a popular teacher and lecturer. For nearly 16 years, until he retired in 1996, he helped to guide ships through the historic Panama Canal on more than 1,400 transits. On these pages he navigates through tales of his rocky childhood in northern Kentucky; his military adventures in both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, where he served two tours of Vietnam; and what it... more
  • Starting Small and Making It Big: An Entrepreneur's Journey to Billion-Dollar Philanthropist

    by Bill Cummings
    Bill Cummings never aspired to be a billionaire—and never acknowledged he was one until long after it happened. That’s because it is not money that motivates him, but rather the immense enjoyment he gets from building and growing successful businesses. He thrives at being an opportunist and believes that this often-misunderstood trait is one of the key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. Bill’s parents—a housepainter and a homemaker—encouraged his entrepreneurial nature by instilling i... more
  • Walk Through This Journey: Volume One (10 Year Anniversary)

    by Yanatha Desouvre
    This marks Yanatha Desouvre's 10th year as an independently published author. Yanatha wants to celebrate this time with you. 10 years ago, August 2016, he released Walk Through this Journey: Volume One. This August, 2016 will be the 10th Year Anniversary of Walk Through this Journey Volume One. This Anniversary edition includes 10 unreleased works dealing with social injustices: "50 Shots 50 States, Destiny with 'Already Written (Make a Difference), "Karma" and much more. This book is about us. ... more
  • Walk Through This Journey: Volume 2 The Next Step Forward

    by Yanatha Desouvre
    The next step forward continues Yanatha's journey to aspire to inspire. Everyday one deals with joy, doubt, insecurities, family life, long work hours and unfortunately the lost of loved ones. Who do we become through all these experiences? Yanatha, through his creative writings touches on these topics. These circumstances are here to bring out the best in you. Read what some of his well over 200 subscribers to his blogs have to say about: "Walk Through This Journey: Volume Two (The Next Step Fo... more
  • Proud to Be...

    by Yanatha Desouvre
    Proud to Be... Is the exciting follow-up to the #1 best selling children's book Big Sister, Little Sister (now available in English, Spanish, French and Haitian-Creole.) Proud to Be...is the story of two loving sisters and their family who celebrates, honors and are proud of being in a culturally blended family. Joyfully celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, Easter, Passover and Haitian Independence Day on January 1st. The adventures never stop. This is an encouraging tale for children and adults ali... more
  • A Family Affair: Inspirational Short Stories & Poetry about Family & Faith

    by Yanatha Desouvre
    Celebrate Unconditional Love with "A Family Affair Inspirational Short Stories and Poetry about Family & Faith" Désouvré's work is so personal, however his inspirational work has such a universal theme. From his Family to yours experience "A Family Affair Today" reading for the whole Family. Expecting a child read "To My Unborn Children" Désouvré's words will leap off the page as you read each word.
  • Gran Se, Ti Se

    by Yanatha Desouvre
    Pran avantur yo nan gwo sè ak ti sè, papa ak Reanna te ekri yon liv ansanm. Nou espere ou jwi lekti, Gran Sé , Ti Sè 'pa gen pwoblèm move tan an. Ou ka li " Gran Sé , Ti Sè " andedan lè li lapli deyò. Ou ka li " Gran Sé , Ti Sè " lè li a twoub oswa lè solèy la klere , nou pa lide. Ou ka li li l ' ak manman ou , papa, papa ak granmè, li' Gran Sé r , Ti Sè " pou kont yo oubyen ansanm. Ou ka li ' Gran Sé, Ti Sè ', ak tonton ou a oswa matant, li" Gran , Ti sè "apre manje maten oswa dwa anvan manje m... more
  • La Hermana Mayor, La Hermana Menor

    by Yanatha Desouvre
    Con sólo unas pocas palabras, de cuatro y medio años de edad, autora Reanna Desouvre y su padre Yanatha Desouvre expresa el profundo amor que se siente entre las hermanas en su primer libro titulado, la hermana mayor, hermana menor. Para capturar los momentos en que la hermana mayor y hermana pequeña crecen juntos, papá y Reanna escribieron un libro juntos. Esperamos que disfrute de la lectura de 'Sister viejo, más joven Sisterr' sin importar el clima. Usted puede leer 'hermana mayor, más joven ... more

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