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  • Polliwog Hunting

    by Selena Wade
    This is a story about Darkness. It’s also a story about Light. It is in essence a memoir and a diary woven together by flashes of memories. There is a learning through those memories that sometimes Light can be shadowed by the Dark. This is a story about a family. A family that was hindered in being all it could have been because of the Darkness. One that was intermittent in its visits and left radically affected souls in its wake. This is my story. A story about an ordinary young girl in a seem... more
  • Work (and Play)

    by Michael Bowles
    Tales of an unremarkable engineer and the characters he met on the way at the Royal Radar Establishment Malvern and Pershore, the Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough and Bedford, the Aircraft and Armament Evaluation Establishment Boscombe Down, and the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency.
  • Journey Across Time: A Diplomatic Spouse in South Asia

    by Susan Gillerman Boggs
    Journey Across Time opens a window to life in South Asia, which has changed vastly since Susan Gillerman Boggs began living there as a diplomat’s wife in 1985. In a captivating first-person narrative, Boggs takes the reader to remote places, many now closed to visitors. She describes experiences both exotic and hilarious, and adventures impossible to replicate. The author invites us to share the color and pageantry of festivals, religious rites, and parades of caparisoned elephants. She ventured... more
  • Whatever happened to Rosemarie?

    by Vera Christa Doederlein Hastie
    At the end of 1954, just a handful of weeks after emigrating from a small village in Germany to Montreal Canada, Rosemarie Döderlein (Doederlein) just turned 14 years old when she vanished on the way to a bakery a few doors down from the family apartment, never to be seen or heard from again. After 68 years of fruitless searching and wondering, in 2022, Rosemarie’s youngest sister Vera finally learned the truth of what happened to her. It is a remarkable story about unconditional love, DNA, a... more
  • Human Justice

    by Human and the Lights
    Human Justice is the true story of a human rights lawyer’s last trial in a 15-year career spent helping humans living on the margins enforce civil rights and anti-discrimination laws. Corporate values, which are only about money and nothing else, played out to their logical extreme in the trial, signaling that corporatism is incompatible with a sustainable future for our species and our planet. The harmonic divide reverberating in our society is less about blue values versus red values and mor... more
  • Walking Through the Fire of Life

    by Marvin Kasim
    This is an inspiring memoir of Marvin Kasim Sr taking a journey through life beginning as a foster child. Marvin takes a journey through all the adventures in his life to where he is now, with the reminder that dedication and hard work can work magic into a better life.
  • true.

    by Catherine Ada Campbell

    Catherine Ada Campbell's unusual childhood included summers with her parents in a travelling carnival, waving atop a parade float, and lavish birthday parties. Unlike many of her peers, Campbell knew she had never been abused. But at the age of 34, a chance phone call with her brother shattered everything she thought she knew about her family and her past: her memories were false. true. unfolds across Campbell's 45 years of therapy, medication, research, education and other modalities... more

  • Defeat of Nazi Germany

    by dennis wong
    A factual and fascinating account of how the Western Allied Strategic Air Forces in the European Theater of Operations annihilated Adolph Hilter’s Third Reich. Seen through the eyes of S/Sgt Chester Fong as a tail-gunner aboard a Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber in the US 8th Air Force, Fong’s story is more than just a history lesson. He describes the events leading up to the ultimate defeat of Germany, the roles of the Allied air and ground forces in securing victory in Europe, and com... more

    by Robert Rieck
    In the heart of America's Midwest, a tale unfolds that transcends borders and challenges perceptions. This memoir, rooted in the plains of Nebraska, is a poignant exploration of life, love, loss, and the complexities of human nature. Our protagonist confronts the duality of existence, wrestling with moments that brand him both a hero and a flawed individual. As he navigates through his upbringing under the stringent confines of a religious household, the narrative reveals his struggles with iden... more
  • Me and My Shadow

    by John Walker Pattison
    As one of the UK's longest-surviving cancer patients in the UK, John Walker Pattison wrote the New York Book Festival award-winning book, Me and My Shadow – memoirs of a Cancer Survivor, to deliver a chronicle of incredible inspiration. Pattison was diagnosed with cancer at the age of eighteen and despite repeated treatment failures and his unexpected recovery, only eight years later, his four-year-old daughter was diagnosed with leukaemia. The immature adolescent, who, by his admission, wast... more
  • Never, Never, Hardly Ever

    by Kelly McKenzie
    This coming-of-age memoir revels in frequently challenging mother/daughter dynamics often played against a cast of colorful, unforgettable characters. Kelly never imagined working at FROG. She's surprised to discover a welcoming community where customers are encouraged to linger and share their lives. With her two best friends moving away, Kelly treasures these new friendships, including that of a certain customer's son who happens to be dating her dedicated running partner. Happily a different ... more
  • The Tunnel: A Memoir

    by Tripp Friedler
    There is a popular, long held superstition that when you are travelling through a tunnel, if you make a wish, and hold your breath for the length of the tunnel, your wish will come true. Over the last decade, Tripp Friedler would hold his breath and make one wish: that his son Henry would get better, that he would find a way for him to live with his debilitating bipolar disorder—a disorder that cost Henry the ability to hold down a job, keep friends, or maintain an apartment. A disorder that wou... more
  • Starving the Wolf A Victory Over Lupus

    by Karen Quiros

    Nearly four decades ago, Karen was diagnosed with lupus and given a prognosis of "at best" five to seven years to live.
    Refusing to accept this fate, she embarked on a relentless quest for healing, dedicating over a decade to research and uncovering the strategies that would allow her to conquer this disease. Today, she celebrates over 25 years of living 100% lupus-free.

    Starving the Wolf: A Victory Over Lupus embodies her transformative journey, establishing itself... more

  • Cancer Moon

    by Jenna Tico
    Growing up in Santa Barbara, California, way too close to the Hollywood dream machine, Jenna Tico’s self-worth wanes to invisibility when her identity becomes enmeshed with validation from celebrities and spiritual F-boys . . . until she claws her way back to empowerment. Here, Tico shares vulnerable personal essays, stories, and poetry—all grouped following the cycles of the moon—chronicling her journey from late bloomer to full grownup. Observing the world of twenty-something relationships fro... more
  • The Night Garden: of My Mother

    by Sandra Tyler
    When her 86-year-old mother falls and breaks her hip, Sandra Tyler is 42, with a nursing infant and precocious toddler. In her forthcoming memoir THE NIGHT GARDEN: OF MY MOTHER (Pierian Springs Press; October 23, 2024), Tyler, the acclaimed author of BLUE GLASS, a New York Times Notable Book of The Year, mines what it means to be divided between the role of mother and daughter, with empathy and affectionate comedy. After this fall, Tyler’s mother insists on hiring her own caregivers—a motley... more
  • Hawker Dreams: A Vietnamese American in Singapore

    by Oanh Ngo Usadi
    Shining a brilliant light on expat life in Singapore, “Hawker Dreams” sweeps readers into the heart of the rule-abiding city-state where nearly a third of its six million inhabitants are foreigners, each with a story to tell. The memoir is equal parts travelogue, family history, and cultural exploration. Oanh Usadi takes you on her journey of home and belonging through the prism of language, cuisine, and class. In the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic island where language plays a central role in ... more