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  • This Tumbleweed Landed

    by Larada Horner-Miller
    Growing up as a member of a ranching family in Branson, a small town in southeastern Colorado, provided author Larada Horner-Miller a treasure-trove of stories, characters, and emotional moments that make up her touching memoir, This Tumbleweed Landed. This collection of poems and prose transports readers back to rural America during the fifties and sixties, to one idyllic, tight-knit community in particular. Each of the book’s eight sections weaves a nostalgic yarn that tells of playtimes with ... more
  • Bullets And Bosses Don't Have Friends

    by Toni Crowe

    Are you worried that you're too nice to get ahead. Discover how to play smart in your work place and take your life to the next level in Toni Crowe's continuation of her memoir.

    Does your office feel more like a minefield than a place to get things done? Are you confronted by tenacious colleagues and even more challenging situations every workday? With over 30 years of experience, award-winning executive Toni Crowe has climbed the ladder across multiple sectors, from high tech t... more

  • A LION WHERE THERE WERE LAMBS The Quest for Truth, Justice, and the Rule of Law in the Pacific Northwest

    by Bill Erxleben
    The true story of a crusading lawyer willing to risk his career and reputation in some of the most famous cases in Pacific Northwest history Referred to by a political commentator as “Front Page Bill” for his headline-making exploits, Bill Erxleben was an anti-corruption federal prosecutor, consumer protection and environmental champion. He would take on vested interests and the federal bureaucracy and win national acclaim for his zealous commitment to the public interest. Politicians and ... more
  • The Making, Breaking, and Renewal of a Surgeon-Scientist: A Personal Perspective of the Physician Crisis in America

    by Steven E. Wilson, MD
    An autobiographical narrative about how a middle-class youth endured personal turmoil and family crisis to achieve his lifelong goal of becoming a physician and rose to become one of the outstanding eye physician-scientists of his generation…only to be disheartened and disillusioned by the ongoing tainting of medicine by bureaucrats, bungling administrators, and federal prosecutors – including the tragic scapegoating of three physicians during the whistleblower-initiated federal Medicare/Medicai... more
  • 2018914210

    by Barry Menikoff
    STONE MOTHER, a memoir at once comic and tragic, traces a boy's growing up virtually alone on the harder blocks of Brooklyn, propelled by instinct and buffeted by chance, with the streets of the city the one constant in his life. Family, school, early love, Broadway, movies, books, popular music, all the formative influences on a person's life are captured in vivid detail, opening a window to the city's history that has long since vanished with the wind
  • Sagacious Doves: A Guide to Graciously Inventing and Realizing Life Sagaciously!

    by Dr. Donna B. Huger
    Sagacious Doves A Guide to Graciously Inventing and Realizing Life Sagaciously Sagacious means showing keen mental discernment, being shrewd and skilled in following a trail. Sagacious means having quick intellectual perceptions, keen penetration and judgement, and being discerning and judicious. Life does not come with an instruction manual. No one holds the knowledge to what life can become for you, but you. To live life Sagaciously means to embrace the imaginable! To live life Saga... more
  • Year 1 - Fur Babies in France: From Wage Slaves to Living the Dream

    by Jacqueline Lambert
    The true story of how one couple made the transition from Wage Slaves to Living the Dream. Made redundant in their early fifties, Jackie and Mark Lambert accidentally bought their first caravan. They named her ‘Kismet’, which means ‘Fate’. Celebrating their caravan purchase, they got a little tipsy and hatched a plan to rent out their house, sell most of their possessions and tour full-time with their four dogs.. Unlike most people, however, once they were sober, that is exactly what the... more
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    by Ravish kumar
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  • Silent Defiance

    by Sonia Motwani
    This is a poetry ebook.
  • Walking Point: A Vietnam Memoir

    by Robert Kunkel
    Robert "Bob" Kunkel entered the U.S. Army as a young farm boy from Minnesota. He spent a year in Vietnam with the 5th/7th Cavalry, 1st Infantry (AirMobile). He emerged a very different and much older man. This memoir is his story, one of many thousands that could be told of that tumultuous time. It is a compelling read, and it likely will change your perceptions of the Vietnam War, and of soldiering.
  • Thunderclap: A Defining Silence

    by Juliane Corn Lee
    Juliane Corn Lee’s memoir defies easy classification. The book follows the author through a privileged childhood on Guam, her love affair with the city of San Francisco, and a romance that bloomed there. The focus then shifts to the loss of her family’s wealth and the illness that changed her life. "Thunderclap" tells the story of a naive girl who transforms into a strong woman during a time of catastrophic loss. When her world falls apart following a paralyzing stroke and leukemia diagnosis, Le... more
  • The ABCs of Law School: Diary of a First Year Student

    by Teresa Power
    The ABCs of Law School: Diary of a First Year Student is the newest book by bestselling, award-winning author, Teresa Power, JD. It offers exclusive access into the inner workings of law school, as told by an actual student. By using the ABCs to de-mystify law school, potential law students, as well as those already in law school, will feel calmer, more confident, and ready to conquer their studies. This book includes a section on how to use yoga for stress reduction, as the author is not only a... more
  • Hundred Percent Chance: A Memoir

    by Robert K. Brown

    Okay, so picture this ...

    You're twenty years old, a perfectly normal, perfectly average college student having the time of your life studying abroad when you're suddenly diagnosed with leukemia. You're not even sure how to spell leukemia, much less understand how badly it's already screwed up your insides. You are beyond exhausted, barely able to stay awake throughout the day. Not to mention all the unexpected bleeding from unusual places. And you can't look up anyt... more

  • Standing at the Edge of the Pool

    by Cathy Fiorello
    Cathy Fiorello takes us back in time, telling her story in the framework of historic events. Her characters live valiantly in threatening times: the hardship of life in Brooklyn during the Great Depression; the shock of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the stress of the war that followed it; the aftermath of 9/11, which ushered in an America that would never again be the safe world she grew up in. Along the way, we celebrate her successes as she reaches for a life beyond the boundaries for a... more
  • Where to Next?: A Memoir Beyond Borders

    by Solene Anglaret
    Where to Next? is a memoir about travelling and living abroad. This book will take you on a journey from childhood to adulthood through France, Norway, the United States, the United Kingdom, China and Australia. It is filled with challenging experiences, fundamental lessons and unforgettable encounters. Witness how such a lifestyle beyond borders changes one’s character as well as perception of where and what home actually is.
  • Farmer's Son, Military Career

    by Clarence Vold
    The book is done, it is published and now it is ready for you to read and enjoy my story. I am happy to share my experience growing up on the plains of South Dakota, completing grade school in a one-room school, surviving blizzards, including getting lost in our yard. I have virtually all positive memories, for example I remember being in severe pain, but I don't remember the pain. I can look back and see points where a different decision by me would have changed my life, but not necessarily bet... more

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