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  • Tears To Laughter Embracing the Future Without Forgetting the Past

    by Debra Davis Hinkle
    Through short stories, poetry, journal entries and reflective narrative, Debra Davis Hinkle and Jim Leonard have created a rich and unique expression of the range of emotions, spiritual questions and insights, which accompany grief. Whether it is the death of a loved one, beloved pet or pre-death losses like Alzheimer's. Their writings show the capacity of the human spirit to resolve and evolve. They also illustrate how writing can be a source of comfort and inspiration. The authors movingly gui... more
  • Marshall's Gully

    by Paul Counelis
    'Marshall spoke like a teenage hustler, fast and loose and with a knowing gleam in his eyes. The first words he said when he came into the house pretty much set the tone for my friendship with him: “So…what do you guys do for fun?”' MARSHALL'S GULLY is the touching and haunting true story of some strange nights in a big grey house, a little hill hiding the secrets of the gully, a group of teenagers left to navigate it all on their own...and a series of friendships forged in the freedom of you... more
  • The Colors of Dawn: Secrets Within

    by Dawn Bowe
    A true story about a young girl who grew up on a beautiful tropical island, but other than the scenery, nothing else was tropical about it. She had to endure child abuse, abandonment, low-self esteem, and bullying; all while trying to find hope in the tormented world she lived in.
  • Adderall Blues

    by Brian J. Robinson
    Adderall Blues is a catalyst for change in the educational system. This first person account of ADHD is among the only books to offer a non-clinical perspective of ADHD where we can all understand on a deeper level the blessing and the curse that is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Seen through the eyes of one of literatures' most outlandish characters, a greater connection with those afflicted with the pathologically wondering mind society loves to label is felt and processed from an a... more
  • 978-1-52196-914-4

    by Toni McCloe
    Dear Elvis is a story about a woman who, after learning about the death of a beloved friend, turns to her childhood idol for guidance. In a series of letters to Elvis, she describes her overwhelming sense of loss and disbelief. Along the way she meets a complete stranger, a priest named Father Chris, who encourages to continue to search for answers and sends her on an unforgettable journey to Graceland.
  • 978-1-52196-914-4

    by Toni McCloe
    Dear Elvis is a story about a woman who, after learning about the death of a beloved friend, turns to her childhood idol for guidance. In a series of letters to Elvis, she describes her overwhelming sense of loss and disbelief. Along the way she meets a complete stranger, a priest named Father Chris, who encourages to continue to search for answers and sends her on an unforgettable journey to Graceland.
  • InDia

    by Olga Dia

    I searched for God and found only myself.
    I searched for myself and found only God.

    - Rumi

    Regardless of the colour of our skin, our religion or what sort of plate we eat our evening meal from, we all ask ourselves the same questions: what is the meaning of life? Why has this or that happened? Does God exist? But we don't usually think is actually possible to find an answer to these questions. Yet answers there are. I wrote this book with one single goal in mind:... more

  • Sojourn: Volume Eight (The Journals of Meghan McDonnell Book 8)

    by Meghan McDonnell
    In volume eight of this existential and addictive series, McDonnell travels Western Europe for two months, loses a close family friend, and grapples with the meaning of creativity and life purpose. This is a deep dive in to the nature of existence, physicality, addiction, and redemption.
  • Vespers: Volume Six (The Journals of Meghan McDonnell Book 6)

    by Meghan McDonnell
    In volume six in this addictive and vicarious series, McDonnell contends with a boyfriend in spiritual crisis, college, working in a bar, a trip to New York, and reflections on relationships with family and friends.
  • Limbo: Volume Three (The Journals of Meghan McDonnell Book 3)

    by Meghan McDonnell
    Volume three of this addictive and vicarious series spans her search for identity, grappling with life choices and heart ache, and plans for travel to Europe.
  • Minor: Volume One (The Journals of Meghan McDonnell Book 1)

    by Meghan McDonnell
    Minor is the first installment of the personal journals in which, for 30 years, writer Meghan McDonnell has chronicled her life beginning at age eight through present day. With searing candor and tenderness, her musings on daily experiences and observations of family, social and romantic relationships, and the interior life coalesce in a commentary on facing passion and fear, embracing the light and dark, and American life in the 21st century. Wide in scope and vivid in detail, her journals are ... more
  • A Walk in Connection

    by Tracy Ane Brooks

    Tracy, a budding silversmith jeweler, yearns to use her work as a tool to help others. Her business “Black Wolf Silver” would be a doorway down an incredible path of self-discovery and empowerment.

    Working with wolves in public educational programs can be highly challenging. The wolf is a shy and illusive creature.  Learning to communicate with a feral mind can often seem nearly impossible. After ten years of working ‘hands on’ with several gray wolve... more

  • The Magnificent Dr. Wao

    by Sandra Shaw Homer
    What happens to the human mind when the body is chasing death, kept alive on a ventilator, steroids and a feeding tube? And what does a writer do, hands tied to the bed rails and unable to speak? Hallucinating much of the time, all she can do is write in her head and in present time, because there is no time in Intensive Care. Vivid and powerfully told, both scary and funny, this true story will inspire, as well as testify to the resilience of the human mind and heart.
  • Maximum Insecurity: A Doctor in the Supermax

    by William Wright
    Dr. William Wright’s wife is ready to have him committed. After thirty years as a successful ear surgeon, he’s decided to make a career change to general practitioner. It’s not the job which has his wife questioning his sanity, it’s the location. He chooses to work at the Colorado State Penitentiary, swapping polite patients and routine for murderers, rapists, and the chaos of prison life. Maximum Insecurity chronicles the true-life misadventures administering medical care to hardened crim... more
  • Gas Money

    by Troy Lewis

     

    GAS MONEY is a heartwarming, honest narrative that shows how the everyday people we come in contact with can shape our lives forever.  

    The book is a collection of true stories that captures the perspective and imagination of a six-year-old black boy growing up in 1960s Virginia and his soul-searching journey over the next five decades. Artful storytelling brings to life the changes occurring within his world and the country as a whole. The complexit... more

  • My Stars Are Still Shining

    by Amina Warsuma
    Though she came to live a glamorous life interviewing celebrities and walking international runways as a fashion model, Amina Warsuma’s path there was anything but easy. From modest beginnings, she needed grit and a willingness to surrender to fate to make it to the top.  

    As soon as we decide on a path to achieve our goals, we will be tested—and Warsuma was no exception. Determined to become a successful model, Warsuma immediately had obstacles thrown in her way, testing her resolve. She fac... more

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