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  • Unhinged

    by Yellow Streamers
    Unhinged, A self help guide on how to fuck up your life. Is a series of short stories that eventually lead the author to his own sanity through the growth and years of his mid 20's. It's a satire at nature but highlights some confronting issues like suicide, anorexia and alcoholism. Unhinged is the third book from author Yellow Streamers in his series of self published stories based on real life.
  • Twelve Sweetpotatoes: Escaping from a Carolina Soap Opera

    by Joan Barnes Copeland
    Twelve Sweetpotatoes is an Americana reflection of the author’s life on her mother’s hardscrabble tobacco farm in Eastern North Carolina in the mid-60s. The reader joins the author as she tells her stories along her ultimate path to healing from life-shaping family alcoholism, mental illness, loss, and suffering. It is a dark story and an inspirational book for anyone wishing to change their life from the drama and chaos of dysfunction to a life of peace and, perhaps, joy. “I realized that I ha... more
  • Glimpses of an Uncharted Life

    by Richard H. Shriver
    At forty-three years old, during the height of the Cold War, author Richard H. Shriver was offered an appointment in the Office of the Secretary of Defense as director of telecommunications and command-and-control systems. He had a long-standing desire to see from the inside how the government functioned. So Shriver sold his interest in a successful company and took the plunge. In Glimpses of an Uncharted Life, he shares the consequences of that decision and what life was like from that p... more
  • Mexico City: The Arrival of Lovers

    by Michael Boyajian

    Join lovers Mike and Jeri as they discover the romantic true secrets of one of the great world capitals born of the civilization of the Aztecs and before them the rulers of the  mysterious pyramids of Teotihuacan into modern times with world class artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera as well as writers like Carlos Fuentes and Octavio Paz where not even systemic earthquakes or the city's gradual sinking into the Aztec lake it was built over can stop its march to world glory.

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  • Speak II Me: A Black Father's Journey Raising a Son on the Autism Spectrum

    by Jamiyl Samuels

    "My son is my hero."

    The long-awaited follow-up from the author of "Pass The Torch: How A Young Black Father Challenges the Deadbeat Dad Stereotype", "Speak II Me" takes an honest and unflinching look at a man whose dreams of having a son carry on his name take an unexpected turn when he learns his child is on the Autism spectrum.

    Initially paralyzed by denial and fear of what having a child with a disability would mean for his legacy, Jamiyl has to m... more

  • A Stellar Life

    by Helmut A Abt
    A light-hearted memoir of a career in 20th century astrophysics, its challenges, its participants, and the fascinating places they worked. With humor and insight Dr. Helmut Abt tells how he located the site of the first national observatory at Kitt Peak, how he helped the Chinese get started in astrophysics, plus the joys of being the editor of the Astrophysical Journal for 29 years, and his work on double stars that led to the discovery of exoplanets
  • Hearing the Stream, A Survivor's Journey Into the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer

    by Diane Lane Chambers

    Hearing the Stream: 

    A Survivor's Journey into the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer

    weaves together the author's own story of her struggle

    with breast cancer  with those of five others also

    diagnosed. Through each of their eyes Chambers brings          

    to life the complexities of this disease, from its

    emotional and physical impact to its sometimes

    hidden historical, economic, political, and e... more

  • Words in My Hands: A Teacher, A Deaf-Blind Man, An Unforgettable Journey

    by Diane Lane Chambers
    Bert Riedel, an eighty-six year old deaf-blind pianist, cut of from the human race since the age of forty-five, discovers a new life when Diane Chambers, a sign language teacher, comes into his silent world. Both Bert and Diane find their world transformed by their unforgettable journey together as she teaches him tactile sign language, and he teaches her so much more.
  • Mise en Place--Memoir of a Girl Chef

    by Marisa Mangani
    Marisa’s comfort zone is deep inside the restaurant kitchen alongside its dysfunctional characters and the abundance of booze and drugs. But in the nineteen-seventies, girls baked or made salads. The heat and machismo of the hot line was not a place for a girl with a passion for food and the drive to be the best. From Hawaii, to Portland and New Orleans, she struggles with her own shyness and the limited expectations for the only female in the kitchen. She finally becomes Chef, successfully ma... more
  • Memoirs of an American Buddhist in Los Angeles: Synchronicity is No Coincidence

    by Deborah Favorite
    This memoir has been a reflective work through sweat and tears … with a heaping portion of love. It's filled with sensitive and humorous tales of triumph over tragedy coupled with mindboggling synchronicities. Although the author had glimpses of synchronistic episodes since her early youth, the frequency of these remarkable manifestations became abundant when she began the hope-filled Buddhist practice of chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo in 1975. That’s when her life began to soar, transforming ever... more
  • Vertical Lift: a heli-pilot's mission for freedom, family, and success

    by George Kelham
    A pilot's memoir, capturing Kelham's experiences first serving as a part of the Rhodesian Military, and later as a United Nation's helicopter pilot, where he served in Somalia, Guatemala, and Mozambique in the 1990's, as well as during the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. Vertical Lift is the dramatic and inspiring true story of how one man can lose everything, time after time, before eventually achieving freedom, family, home, and success.
  • Breathing Into the Light

    by Pamela Verner
    Pam struggled for many years on the sharp edges of suicide, grieving over betrayals and loss, in a vicious circle of denial, blaming and shaming. Fighting for her very life, with her back against the wall, she ventured forward despite fear and found a way to move beyond feeling a victim. She used her voice and took action, saving her own life. She chose to search for the light within and beyond the pain. She knew it was there. She confronted and overcame: \t \t* her codependency and her husba... more
  • Slow Dancing With Fire

    by Brahna Yassky
    As an emerging young painter in NYC, I was living my dream, painting all day and going to art events and clubs at night. In 1982, while boiling water a flame attached itself to my sleeve and seared 55% of my body. Nothing would ever be the same. The memoir chronicles the day I was burned, the years of the arduous healing process and how I rebuilt my life through love, art and swimming. My story encourages the belief that do-overs are possible while addressing the universal ideas of identity... more
  • Supposed To... You Are Supposed To Be Who You Are Supposed To Be

    by Sofia Zakaria
    Those moments that gave beautiful meanings, educated me, made me understand the questions I had on my mind. Why is life such? Why are things such? I came up with my own theories ~ Why, The Reasons, Supposed To ~ it became The Meaning. + It is hard to understand the true reasons and reason to supposed to. + Even harder to reason out. + The true reason has to be lawful and it will be the basis of the fundamentals. + To produce the supposed to, it has to be with love. + Have to know; How T... more
  • When Sidewalks Smile

    by Charles Walker Jr
    In the pages of this memoir, you will read of the most unlikely heroes; the outcasts and outlaws, the addicts and abused, the wounded warriors coming to the rescue of a stranger in need as they danced together in the single act of giving and receiving. Giving and receiving value, love, dignity, strength, vulnerability, companionship, and hope. If you have never spent time with a stranger in this way, I promise your life will be changed as a result of reading these stories. Here you will meet som... more
  • Florence in Rapture

    by Michael Boyajian

    Join the author and his late wife Jeri Wagner as they immerse themselves in the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence, where they find themselves falling in love all over again looking back on Tuscan Florence from the Boboli Gardens

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