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  • ENCHANTED, Book 2

    by Larry J Dunlap
  • Walled In, Walled Out: A Young American Woman in Iran

    by Mary Dana Marks
    The shah reigns in Iran and John F. Kennedy has left his mark on the world when Mary joins the Peace Corps. Sent to Kerman, a conservative city on the Iranian plateau, she teaches English to high school girls. In the classroom, or walking through the bazaar, a turbaned Baluchi tribesman in front and a chanting Sufi dervish behind, she is the exotic one. But the adobe walls that seclude women exclude her, a bareheaded foreigner. Woven throughout are dusty travels from the Persian Gulf to the C... more
  • Confessions of an Accidental Zoo Curator

    by Annette Libeskind Berkovits

    From cougars, orangutans, supersize snakes, fugitive pigs, and a shocked New York City cabbie, Confessions is fascinating, and often hilarious. Berkovits masterfully regales readers with stories that give the inside scoop on what went on behind the scenes at one of the world’s most famous zoos with facts that read like fiction! Her tales will surprise and enlighten. A must read for all animal lovers and those interested in the future of wildlife.

  • Letters Never Meant to be Read (Volume 1)

    by Marc D. Crepeaux
    Have you ever wanted to write a letter to that guy or gal you brushed up against on the train? How about that lost love or the friend that did you wrong? The family member who never really saw you? The teacher or boss who declined to see your worth? What about the person you wished you had thanked? Letters that the writers had no intention of ever sending, this collection of salty rants and unspoken melodies has been curated for the entire world to marvel upon. Raw and well-edited, reads like fi... more
  • Without Return: Memoirs Of An Egyptian Jew 1930-1957

    by Jacques Sardas
    An inspiring story about a Sephardic Jew’s life in Egypt during the last years in which Jews, Muslims, and Christians lived peacefully side by side before a nationalistic fervor swept Egypt and escalated into prejudice and violence against Jews. Forced to flee, the man who would eventually rise up from refugee to become president of Goodyear’s worldwide tire division set off for a distant continent with a gut-wrenching stamp on his passport—“Departure definitive, without return.”
  • Love Sick

    by Cory Martin

    At 28, Cory Martin thought she had it all, a budding career as a writer in Hollywood, an apartment of her own, and a healthy obsession with yoga. But when a doctor revealed she had multiple sclerosis, a potentially debilitating disease, her entire world came crashing down. As she embarked on a medical quest for answers, subjecting herself to countless MRIs and a painful spinal tap that landed her in the ER, Cory simultaneously threw herself head first into dating. But no matter how many ... more

  • Proud American

    by Sergio Tinoco
    Being the only child of a single mother, Sergio was raised by his maternal grandparents in a South Texas region better known as the Rio Grande Valley. This memoir details the upbringing of a poor Migrant worker of Mexican descent having to pick crops for a living since the age of seven. As a way to break from the family cycle of picking crops and depending on government welfare programs, he joined the United States Army and served ten years active duty. He deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina shortly ... more
  • Undeterred KKK Target, KKK Witness

    by Tracey Brame

    Tracey Brame took an oath to serve the nation at the United States Military Academy. When she revealed an interest in entering politics during formation, a cadet violently attacked her. Brame subsequently suffered post-traumatic stress disorder and a dangerous memory loss known as dissociative amnesia, in which the victim cannot recall suffering a traumatic attack. She kept charging through her West Point duties oblivious to her condition.

    After serving her commission time, Brame took a... more

  • Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home

    by Deborah L. Jacobs

    Deborah Jacobs quit the job from hell, rented her house and planned to Airbnb her way through France. Alternately humorous and poignant, this inspiring memoir chronicles her misadventures as she and her husband cook in quirky kitchens, struggle to speak French and shop like locals in outdoor markets. With candor and optimism, Jacobs transports readers from the grape harvest in the Loire Valley to an exuberant chile pepper festival in Basque Country and, ultimately, to Paris, where she witness... more

  • HEY DOORMAN

    by John Kildemm
    Mister Kildemm chronicles the night life in the City of Angels as only he can, in the fourth installment of, Hey Doorman. But this time with a biting political edge working in cahoots with his always hilarious edge. That's two edges people. TWO. As Jerry Seinfeld once said, "I'm sure he's having a good laugh over this with his doorman buddies."
  • Burke and Demaret: The Wit and Wisdom of Golf's Most Colorful Duo

    by William Pelham
    Burke and Demaret: The Wit and Wisdom of Golf’s Most Colorful Duo is a collection of stories that pays tribute to two of the most incredibly talented golfers and gifted visionaries that the city of Houston ever produced. It also pays homage to some of the characters who walked through the doors of Champions Golf Club during its most formative years. Jackie Burke and Jimmy Demaret not only created a golf club that stands today as a beacon to the community and the city as a whole but also did i... more
  • Red Fire: Growing Up During the Chinese Cultural Revolution

    by Wei Yang Chao
    In August 1966, a 14-year-old boy in Beijing is thrust into violence and chaos as the Cultural Revolution begins to blaze across China. Fifty years later, Red Fire offers the first intimate account from someone who lived through the turbulent events and survived. Wei Yang Chao gives readers a rare glimpse into the social upheaval, a riveting story told with real force and heartbreaking honesty.
  • Tortillas & Peanut Butter: True Confessions of an American Mom Turned Mexican Smuggler

    by Dr. Linda Sonna
    An American mom trapped in suburbia liberates herself from her peanut-butter-and-jelly life and flees to Mexico.  While tackling the cultural quirks that send less hardy souls hightailing it back to the U.S., she struggles to learn Spanish, raise her kids, and run a school. She smuggles to make ends meet, using her wily wit and gift for gab to outfox the border officials. But not all of her contraband runs go as planned.
  • Food Jockey

    by Spencer T-T Palmer
    Food Jockey is more or less an account of Spencer Palmer's year in the business of fast food. In telling his experience Palmer holds nothing back, he tells you what goes on when a fast food worker dons the uniform and tells you what the job is like and lets you in on the everyday goings of the restaurant business. Palmer reveals stories of working alongside fellow employees, dealings with the public, restaurant procedures, and everything else that goes on within the walls of Fuddruckers. ... more
  • My Trip to Mardi Gras

    by Henry Choice
    The main story of this book is about eight months out on the road in the seventies, hitchhiking across the country twice. I also wrote two smaller short stories. ?The Rise and Fall of a Dictator? is about teaching at a high school and ?My Affair with Katrina? is about living through a natural disaster. I know what you're thinking. I know you?re tired of reading stories about hitchhiking, teaching, and Katrina. I'll bet that if you had a dollar for all the stories you've read lately about those t... more
  • Ringing Bells in Malta

    by Otto Henry
    A musical scholar is challenged to find and explore an area different from his colleagues. During the summer of 1972, Dr. Otto Henry, a musicologist in his third year at East Carolina University, accepts an invitation on the spur of the moment to accompany some old anthropologist friends from Tulane University, to the amazing little Mediterranean island of Malta. His friends have just completed a definitive study of Maltese folk music. However, he is encouraged to find an area of his own. And to... more

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