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  • Parish the Thought: An Inspirational Memoir of Growing Up Catholic in the 1960s

    by John Bernard Ruane
    In a warm and affectionate narrative that "transports readers back to a time before cable television, cell phones, and the Internet" (Atlanta Journal-Constitution), John Bernard Ruane paints a marvelous portrait of his Irish-Catholic boyhood on the southwest side of Chicago in the 1960s. Capturing all the details that perfectly evoke those bygone days for Catholics and baby boomers everywhere, Ruane recounts his formative years donning the navy-and-plaid school uniform of St. Bede's: the priests... more
  • My Soul Is Filled with Joy: A Holocaust Story

    by Karen I Treiger
    My Soul is Filled with Joy: A Holocaust Story, is the harrowing tale of Sam and Esther Goldberg, who survived the Holocaust to ultimately settle in the United States. It’s also a journey of discovery for their family, going back to Poland to retrace the Goldbergs’ steps from the Death Camp Treblinka to their war-time hiding place in a forest, to their liberation in 1944. Over 870,000 were murdered at Treblinka but Sam Goldberg was one of approximately 65 prisoners to escape the Death Camp and... more
  • Two Minus One: A Memoir

    by Kathryn Taylor

    “You can quit waiting for the other shoe to drop: I’m in it for life.” Those are the fateful, repeated words that help convince Kathryn Taylor to remarry, retire from her thirty-year profession, sell her home, and relocate in support of her new husband’s career. But five years later, in a car packed with food she has carefully prepared to nourish her husband’s dying brother, the other shoe does drop. Taylor’s husband unexpectedly proclaims he is, “don... more

  • Giraffe Travels

    by Michelle Bartley

    Giraffe Travels details the adventures of a giraffe on a quest to find her roots and a place where she feels she belongs. On her journey with Mr Mole digging the way, they encounter a few animals, some were more than happy to help out with directions and others were at times unaware of their plight.

  • Secret Betrayal: How to Heal Female Rivalries

    by Jewel Hart
    What motivates females of multiple ethnicities to bully, trash talk, sabotage, and humiliate one another? How can so many women form close relationships while at the same time secretly gossiping, competing, betraying, backstabbing, and envying? This book will show women how to have closer, healthier, and more authentic relationships with each other. Cathy Holloway Hill, Life Strategist and Psychologist, breaks it down with her own experiences, tools, research, and new behaviors proven to s... more
  • A Girl's Guide to Chicago

    by Kelly Russell
    From a young age a little girl dreamed of moving to Chicago. She would close her eyes and picture the excitement along Michigan Avenue, the quaint neighborhoods, endless cuisines, and of course, the magical skyline floating over the blue water of Lake Michigan. Based on the true story of a girl in her twenties who packs her bags and follows her lifelong dream of moving to Chicago. Take a journey with Kelly and discover the hidden gems you never knew about - as she starts a new career, makes new ... more
  • It's Not Funny or Relevant

    by Charlotte Wells
    This is a memoir of a girl with very little life experience. It is a collection of essays, poems, and rants that may break you to your core or maybe it won't have any effect on you at all. I don't know you. But what I do know is that this book is a juicy slice of watermelon. One you dropped on the ground, but it's so good you eat it anyways. This book is bullshit without any of the bullshit. This is barely a book, in fact, it's more like my diary. Through writing this, I learned that I was enoug... more
  • Lightening the Shadow: Diagnosing and Living with an Invisible Chronic Illness

    by Darla Nagel
    A college student’s education turned into a crash course in investigating diagnoses and scaling back life plans after crushing exhaustion, cognitive difficulties, and other symptoms developed overnight. Numerous doctors and treatments failed, but she rebuilt her life and learned seven lessons that everyone with a chronic illness should know.
  • Adventures with the Mojave Phone Booth

    by Godfrey "Doc" Daniels
    The Mojave Phone Booth Project was inaugurated when I began obsessively dialing the number of a phone booth in the desert that I wasn't sure even existed until I eventually began visiting it in person. Its fame spread quickly by means of just about every major world newspaper, TV network, and radio station. The Booth soon had multitudes of admirers around the globe, to the extent that what had been almost certainly the world’s most isolated telephone booth was transformed practically overnight i... more
  • A Good Soldier

    by Ally Golden
    A Good Soldier is a memoir by Ally Golden, which focuses on the emotional toll of growing up with a mentally ill parent who eventually died by suicide. The story follows Ally from birth to her early thirties on her search for an identity independent of her mercurial mother’s influence. It is a timely, but not opportunistic, case study of the insidious ways the effects of mental illness can span generations within a family.
  • Love Is the Answer, God Is the Cure

    by Aimee Cabo Nikolov
    “Love is the Answer, God is the Cure” is the story of Aimee Cabo, who was in the Miami news for almost five years from 1989 to 1994 in a case the media named “The Case from Hell.” This sexual abuse case pitted she and her sister against her parents who denied all culpability. As she battled court battles, poverty, abuse, and addiction, Aimee always turned to love and to God. This is the story of a woman who had all the odds against her and how she persevered to find true love and form a family t... more
  • Colorless Love

    by Natasha R. Minier
    Colorless Love dives into some of Natasha's most intimate experiences to give insight to readers, to relate, to inspire, and most importantly to get readers to ask themselves difficult questions like, what is colorless love to them and how do they demonstrate it in their daily lives? Colorless Love is divided into 3 parts and each part has a purpose. Natasha uses her life experiences with mental illness, broken relationships, the effects of sexual assault, questioned faith, self- hatred, and sel... more
  • Oh, Brother!: Confessions of a Long-Suffering Sister

    by Beverley Hopwood
    For decades, life with Ted has been a rollercoaster undertaking—from a pastoral childhood to the casinos of Las Vegas, from family Christmas dinners to the discovery of a trunk of unopened bills and race track stubs. Emotions run high. Financial burdens increase. Disappointments occur. As C.S. Lewis suggested, “we read to know we are not alone.” Discover how a sister has attempted to cope with a dysfunctional sibling, and learn ways of safeguarding those involved. People with alcohol, drug, gamb... more
  • Six

    by amanda moss
    Six children, six business interests, six years as an entrepreneur and six years to make six million. Six steps to finding success, happiness and gaining confidence in your dream world. Amanda Moss was unwanted by her narcissistic parents and suffered emotional and physical abuse growing up. Refusing to believe she was worthless, as she was regularly told, she programmed her mindset to be positive and ambitious and created the lifestyle she always wanted
  • Sangamon Soil: A Family History and Memoir

    by Fred McTaggart
    This book traces the diverse roots of the author's family who all converged in the Sangamon Country of Illinois to establish family farms. They came from Scotland, Germany, England and Holland. Some were descendants of slave owners; others were attracted to the antislavery messages of their neighbor Abraham Lincoln and Methodist circuit riders such as Francis Asbury and Peter Cartwright. All were oblivious to the claims of the Kickapoos and other indigenous peoples who had previously occupied th... more
  • Riding Standing Up

    by Sparrow Spaulding
    Sparrow Spaulding was born into the perfect family. Two loving parents, a beautiful home, and grandparents that doted on her. Life was a dream until the day that changed everything. Sparrow's perfect life was ripped away at age three in one tragic moment that would forever change her. Follow her on her journey as she tells the story of her traumatic childhood and how she fought hard to stay strong despite her dreadful circumstances. In Riding Standing Up, Spaulding’s gift for storytellin... more

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