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  • Dear Al, A Widow's Struggles and Remembrances

    by Marilyn Pellini
    This book was written in hopes of bringing to the fore the plight of widows and widowers in our society. In other cultures those experiencing the loss of a mate, are cared for, nurtured, entertained and allowed whatever length of time it takes to find some new joy and purpose in life. For some experiencing grief the emptiness never totally disappears, but these lost souls need to know that is expected and accepted too.
  • The Art of Healthcare Innovation

    by Christina D. Warner

    What if you had a crystal ball that revealed the future of the healthcare landscape?

    Wouldn’t you want that ball?
     

    Think of how that information could boost your success and impact your future. You could be on the cutting-edge of change and reap the rewards.

    Accept that change is inescapable. Discover how healthcare changes will impact you, your family, and your career. Listen to pioneers who share their secrets and predicti... more

  • The Human Spirit Under Siege

    by George Baum
    A chronicle of events that led to the author's incarceration in the Terezin concentration camp, contrasting his experience to the world we live in now, when masses of humanity are recording their plight on their cell phones for everyone to witness. The author was born the same year that Adolf Hitler came to power in Nazi Germany. The book describes how their lives intersected a number of times in the ensuing decade. The 15 Episodes of the book are a personal account observed and recalled thr... more
  • Forgotten Satoris Don't Count

    by VINCENT LYNCH
    This book, a forty-two-year-long life journey, delivered in thirty-two chapters takes you across the country and around the world with a man seeking answers to the age old questions about the meaning of existence. The author’s life is presented chronologically in concise views that are not just personal but tied to the context of the changing times. As it demonstrates a life evolving it also illustrates the environment that informs that evolution. The book takes you from an idyllic childhood on... more
  • My Epidemic: An AIDS Memoir of One Man’s Struggle as Doctor, Patient and Survivor

    by Andrew M. Faulk

    WHEN YOUNG DR. ANDREW FAULK first learned he was HIV-positive, he was devastated for it certainly meant imminent death. Until then, he’d been an outstanding young physician with years of intensive training. That day, without warning, he faced the great divide of his life. Due to the rigors and stress of training, he considered abandoning his medical career. But, instead, he dedicated the remainder of his life to the fight against AIDS, ultimately participating in the care of approximate... more

  • Rounding Home

    by Sarah Swindell
    In 1991, 21-year-old, Sarah, the recently divorced mother to 2-year-old Hayley, moved from the dusty small town of Farmington, New Mexico to the bustling city of Houston, Texas with dreams of a better life. A year later, she was swept off her feet by Greg Swindell, an established Major League Baseball player who had just signed a lucrative contract with the Houston Astros and was quickly becoming the talk of the city. Six weeks after their first date, Greg asked Sarah to quit her job as a hair... more
  • Me and Mario: Love, Power & Writing with Mario Puzo, Author of the Godfather

    by Carol Gino
    After THE GODFATHER…The Last Great War, according to Mario Puzo, would be the war between men and women. His books sold more than 20 million copies. But few souls knew the man behind The Godfather as she did. With humor and poignancy, bestselling author Carol Gino gives readers a rare glimpse inside the life of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers and their unlikely but enduring love. In a world that often lacks many “Happily Ever After’s,” Gino’s twenty-year relationship with The Godfat... more
  • Irreversible

    by Taylor Mason
    Taylor Mason?s Irreversible traces the life of a ventriloquist from the moment he discovered that a talking sock on his hand made someone laugh to winning television variety show competitions to performing on the biggest stages with some of today?s biggest stars. It?s a story of perseverance, hard work, and the sheer joy of doing what one loves.
  • The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways

    by Richard Little
    The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways is a story about the Little family and how the world events effected their lives. The story begins in a quiet little village in Europe, but do to very profound events they has to leave there home and come to the United States. Things were not easy going in the United States either. The events that caused them to leave Europe caught up with them and they had to move. This humble family had to undergo many difficulties, but there Faith, drive, and determination al... more
  • The Making of a Mom - My Unexpected Journey through Birth & Adoption

    by Kimberly Severn
    Kimberly Severn felt a strong instinct to be a mother. Even amidst the wonder of her first pregnancy, she struggled with intimidating complications that took a toll on her body. When Kimberly and her husband decided to adopt their second child, they navigated the adoption process, willing themselves to maintain hope and enthusiasm through a whirlwind of disappointments and surprises. Kimberly tried tirelessly to balance empathy and compassion for their daughter’s forceful birth parents with the ... more
  • Nobody Gets Out Of Catering Alive

    by Joe Montaperto
    1990. It wasn’t too long ago that 30 year old Joe Montaperto was a rising young comic on the New York City circuit - performing with the likes of John Stewart and John Leguizamo. Now, he sits in his childhood bedroom of his parent’s New Jersey home, babbling endlessly to his ever-present Napoleon statue at three in the morning. The only time he laughs these days is watching reruns of the old 60s TV series - Lost In Space. And he’s afraid of napkins. Desperate to find meaning in his life, h... more
  • The Best That Can Happen: The Grand Trek ebook

    by Kathleen Schmitt

    During her senior year of high school, Kathleen worked at Horst and Harriet Haenert’s Pine Grove Farms just outside Scales Mound, Illinois (population under 400, not on every map) and a far cry in every way from her urban upbringing. One morning after Kathleen's high school graduation, Harriet speculated that the next winter could be especially hard on him. As a joke, Kathleen suggested riding him to her sister’s farm in Arizona. Harriet went to get an atlas. The idea of The G... more

  • The Best That Can Happen: The Grand Trek

    by Kathleen Schmitt

    During her senior year of high school, Kathleen worked at Horst and Harriet Haenert’s Pine Grove Farms just outside Scales Mound, Illinois (population under 400, not on every map) and a far cry in every way from her urban upbringing. One morning after Kathleen's high school graduation, Harriet speculated that the next winter could be especially hard on him. As a joke, Kathleen suggested riding him to her sister’s farm in Arizona. Harriet went to get an atlas. The idea of The G... more

  • Choose a reality....any reality

    by Emmanouil Morfompos
    In this book, you are given the opportunity to discover how your consciousness forms your world and your reality. It is time to accept that you are the reason, for all circumstances that transpire in your life. You are the actual force, which creates the motion within the universe. You are the one who directs all universal forces and develops the desires of your imagination. In this “presentation”, you are offered the opportunity to reflect on yourself, as a form of wholeness, because you do,... more
  • Oddball: A Memoir on Resilience

    by Diana Navarro, M.S.
    In this memoir she is not assuming you have a physical house, a car (or that you drive), a specific level of education, are married, have children, are able-bodied and have full use of all your senses, are female, male, of a certain age group, or religious. I am sharing with the universal you that breathes, needs to eat and sleep, requires shelter, feels and has the ability to think. As someone who rarely sees herself in popular non-fiction, self-help, inspirational, or motivational books, she w... more
  • Even So, Joy: Our Journey Through Heartbreak, Hope, and Triumph

    by Lesa Brackbill
    In life's toughest moments joy and heartache fight for our undivided attention. You determine which one prevails. Stories are supposed to go a certain way, or so we're told. You're supposed to grow up, get an education, find your dream job, meet the love of your life, get married and start a family, and then live happily ever after. So when Brennan and Lesa Brackbill had their first child, they never imagined that they would soon lose her. In Even So, Joy, author Lesa Brackbill shares the... more

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