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by Emily NewberryIn this book I use parts of my life story to illustrate what I believe is an important principle. That what spiritual and moral principles guide you is as important as what you say and do as you work to make the world a better place. The book invites the reader into a conversation, most importantly with themselves: •\tWhat is the outcome or impact of what I say and do? •\tAm I acting in ways that reflect the better world I hope to participate in creating, or am I acting in ways that reflect... more
by Jamie AndersonJamie Anderson’s third book, Drive All Day, is a collection of true-life stories. With a lot of humor and fits of seriousness, she shares what it's really like for a working musician who’s done hundreds of gigs and has taught thousands to play guitar on her popular YouTube channel (67K subscribers). She's too old to drive all night, but if driving all day means getting to play music for a living, she's all in. Jamie rants about everything from Spotify, who paid her ten cents one quarter, to shar... more
by Levi WeltonBe Like the Moon is not an autobiography. It is not a confession. It is, however, an insightful, moving, and pleasurable collection of the stories and personal heroes that shaped a shy Chassidic boy raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. With laugh-out-loud humor and unflinching honesty, this unique bildungsroman is for people of all faiths and none. It is a testament to the power of seeing the good in all people and may inspire you to ponder the hidden heroes you’ve had on your own life’s journe... more
by Andrew MarchLoving the Enemy tells the compelling true story of Fred Clayton, a grammar schoolboy from Liverpool, and brilliant Cambridge scholar, who leaves the comfort of the halls of Cambridge at the beginning of the Nazi era and makes a troubled journey to discover first-hand what life must be like to live under the despotic regime. Arriving in Dresden, he develops a friendship with a German family that will change his life. Through the course of the next decade, with his and their nations at war, Fr... more
by Paula WagnerThe Magic of Memoir is a memoirist’s companion for when the going gets tough. Editors Linda Joy Myers and Brooke Warner have taught and coached hundreds of memoirists to the completion of their memoirs, and they know that the journey is fraught with belittling messages from both the inner critic and naysayers, voices that make it hard to stay on course with the writing and completion of a book. In The Magic of Memoir, 38 writers share their hard-won wisdom, stories, and writing tips. Included a... more
by Tina HudakCompanion book to Friday Afternoons, these writings center on the isolation of lock-down and the renewing nature of the garden.
by Tina HudakDuring the pandemic, the author joined a virtual writer's group for the first time. Included are prose, poetry, and flash fiction pieces based upon that year at the height of the COVID.
by martin frumkinJoin Martin as he travels the world five decades ago. In Volume One he treks in NEPAL within the glacial Himalaya, hangs with royal freak princes in INDIA, partakes in guiltless debauchery in tropical Goa, and enjoys opium-induced romance with willing maharinis. He compares the silky white sands of SRI LANKAN beaches to the gritty deserts and Hindu Kush of AFGHANISTAN and searches for enlightenment within Indian mysticism -- all while integrating East and West, God consciousness, the Force and d... more
by Wendy Widder
“For my entire life, I had wanted God to use me. And I had assumed that he wanted to.”
Wendy Widder did her best to follow God and his plan for her life. This pursuit took her off the beaten path, into dark caves, and through a series of switchbacks. Just when the destination seemed within reach, the road disappeared. In the blur of broken dreams where the map stopped, she fumbled for solid footing.
This is the story of that journey, discovering that every twi... more
by Sophia Tova StoneBased on a true story, this novel tells the harrowing journey of an orphaned child born to Jewish immigrant parents in Norway. Dora experiences great loss during the Holocaust and barely escapes Nazi pursuit on skis. Seeking refuge in Sweden during the remainder of the war, she eventually creates a new life in America, becoming an immigrant in her own right. Living in Reno, Nevada she faces challenges however soon falls in love, marries, and starts a family all the while finding and reconciling ... more
by Chloe Kemp
Psychic dreams and visions, remembering past lives, and becoming an intuitive shamanic healer-this is the story of an ordinary woman's extraordinary spiritual journey. With raw honesty, Chloe shares her story of awakening to her Divine purpose, healing herself, and her journey to heal others. WISDOM KEEPER reveals the Divine pathway to a more peaceful, happy, fulfilled and healthy life.
Chloe's connections with Spirit Guides in other dimensions bring cosmic knowledge to her ancient wisd... more
by J.A. Sellers
My dad with Alzheimer’s. My dad who already never remembered my birthday and barely ever bothered to spend time with me. My dad who I didn’t particularly want to spend time with . . . and now was suddenly expected to care for?”
Yes, Father: A Daughter’s Journey to Forgiveness is the hopeful story of one woman's journey into caring for her father with Alzheimer’s while learning to forgive him for his past.
When J.A. Sellers agreed to care ... more
by Paula Wagner
At eighteen, Paula is already a seasoned traveler, having begun life in war-torn England and crisscrossed the US as a child with her American father, British mother, and identical twin sister. But returning to her tiny hometown in northern California after a year at a London boarding school in her early teens, she yearns for the greater world beyond. Enter a charismatic woman who offers a way out: a year abroad on a kibbutz ulpan (work/study program) in Is... more
by Michael BoyajianThe author and his late wife had always loved camping in the Catskills but now they decide to turn it up a notch and actually purchase a summer home in those magical healing mountains in the LGBTQ Pride party town of Margaretville where every weekend friends and family visited as the lovers put sweat equity into their dream home and where the author's first book came into being, Green Enchantments.
by Patricia StreetPart 1 of The Last Stop is a memoir about losing my son, David, to heroin addiction. Through David’s letters, intimate scenes of an addict's lifestyle are revealed in real, raw, and vivid detail. Our story is a window into the tragedy and impacts the opioid crisis is having on families across America. All facets of addiction are discussed, including how addiction turned David into a stranger who lied, manipulated, and denied his drug use for years, failed drug treatments, recovery, and relapse. ... more
by Mr. AnybodyAfter surviving cancer and the passing of my best friend, I used my Covid vacation to finish my anonymous autobiography. With all the negative energy surrounding us today, I wanted to write a lighthearted, non-political, humorous and enjoyable book filled with color photos and illustrations. The stories are short and easy-to-read. If you don’t like the stories, I hope that you will at least enjoy the interesting tidbits sandwiched between. And, yes, that really is my First-Grade class photo o... more