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  • The Prodigal Daughter of a King

    by Demetria Mitchell
    Prodigal Daughter of a King is the story of a Christian woman that loss herself in a man. A man that took everything: family, friends, money, house; but most importantly her zeal for the Lover of her soul., Jesus Christ. The question ends with whether she will allow this one person to strip of her identity or does she give her life back to Christ and get back on track for not only her children; but for herself.
  • The Prodigal Daughter of a King

    by Demetria Mitchell
  • Lives of Thai Temple Boys: A Collection of Short Stories from Thailand

    by Maitree Limpichart

    Lives of Thai Temple Boys is a cross-cultural coming-of-age collection of stories based on the author's experiences in the late 1950s and early 1960s as an adolescent temple boy from the South of Thailand then living at a Buddhist temple and going to school in Bangkok.

    Although they very much embody aspects of the culture of Thailand, these stories are also universal and recognizable for the human emotions and relationships they portray. Maitree Limpichart ... more

  • Blades of Grass

    by Mark Aylwin Thomas

    George Aylwin Hogg was a man of remarkable dedication and honour. Though he died in 1945 at the age of thirty, Aylwin's name and legacy is remembered in China to this day, where as a wise and noble friend to the people of China, he immersed himself in the culture and life of the Chinese people whom he served in his mission. In Blades of Grass: The Story of George Aylwin Hogg, author and nephew of the late Mr Hogg, Mark Aylwin Thomas, explores his uncle's own letters and writings and s... more

  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: An Uncertain Journey on Turkey's Lycian Way

    by Michelle Sevigny
    After a turbulent year, Michelle Sevigny heard it as she ran seaside: do more of this. After researching long-distance coastal routes, she prepared to solo hike the 509-kilometre Lycian Way. The journey doesn’t take her where she planned, but as she camps in the wild, gets lost without water and confronts charging sheepdogs, it guides her to exactly where she needs to be. Breaking the Fourth Wall: An Uncertain Journey on Turkey’s Lycian Way is a story about learning to embrace uncertainty, o... more
  • Life After the Down Low

    by Ingrid M. Ellis
    “Life AFTER the Down Low” chronicles the post trauma of a wife deceived by her husband who lived a secret double life as a homosexual. Not only did the youth pastor breach the sanctity of their marriage with countless men but he was also accused of violating the lives of innocent boys he would steward. The grief stages were evident, stress and depression became visible and healing was hard fought. Through her faith in God and determination not to die, Ingrid survived. She uses her voice in “L... more
  • Poor No More: An American Dream

    by Steven Bentley

    Now retired, author Dr. Steven Bentley was a successful emergency physician. But his path in life wasn?t always an easy one. In Poor No More?An American Dream, he shares his story of how he survived a rare birth defect, abject poverty, an alcoholic mother, a KKK father, an abusive children?s home, and a cruel step-mother.

    This memoir tells how Bentley emerged from a difficult childhood and adolescence to practice ER medicine during a time of enormous change in the field and how he ... more

  • My Brain Is Out of Control

    by Dr. Patrick Mbaya
    Although Dr. Patrick Mbaya?s illness caused a lot distress and nearly took his life, the emotional symptoms of the depression he developed helped him understand and empathize with patients and how they feel when they become ill. In My Brain is Out of Control, Mbaya, fifty-five and at the peak of his career, shares a personal story of how he suffered from a brain infection in 2010 that caused loss of speech, right-sided weakness, and subsequent depression. He tells how he also dealt with the anti... more
  • Nothing Good Happens at … the Baby Hospital

    by Daniel Fulkerson, MD
    When Daniel Fulkerson entered medical school, he pictured neurosurgery as a serious business that demanded precision, a harsh attitude, and a complete absence of fun. But after falling backwards into the specialty, Dr. Fulkerson found neurosurgery to be a field filled with joy, sadness, a little humor, and courageous and inspiring patients. In an honest and compelling retelling of his long and winding road to train and then practice as a pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Fulkerson guides others throu... more
  • Oriana

    by Oriana Josseau
    It is November 6, 1920, in Chilean Patagonia when Oriana Josseau is born into a lively family with two grandparents, two parents, and sixteen young aunts and uncles, most within easy reach of her robust cries. And so begins the life of an independent-minded girl from the bottom of the world who somehow manages to overcome the restrictions and biases of a conservative patriarchal society and eventually becomes a scientist. As her family relocates to the idyllic countryside of central Chile and... more
  • 31 Months in Japan: The Building of A Theme Park

    by Larry K. & Lorna Collins
    31 Months in Japan-the Building of a Theme Park is the story of two Southern Californians embarking on the adventure of a lifetime-moving to Japan to participate in the construction of the Universal Studios Japan® theme park. Join authors Larry K. & Lorna Collins on an odyssey into a foreign culture where they are often misunderstood and frequently confused. Discover the challenges and frustrations of building a world-class entertainment venue outside the United States. Enjoy the adventure as th... more
  • The Lies that Bind

    by Dr. Deborah Waterbury
    "Go on home now, Debbie." These are the first words in what may be one of the most personal and heart-breaking books to come out this year. For the first time in her ministry, author, bible teacher and radio host, Dr. Deborah Waterbury, recounts the day she was gang raped by two neighborhood boys when she was just 12 years old. But that's not all the pain and tragedy she shares in her new book, "The Lies That Bind." Dr. Waterbury reveals the details of her subsequent life of promiscuity... more
  • Return to Glow, A Pilgrimage of Transformation in Italy

    by Chandi Wyant
    In her early forties, Chandi Wyant’s world implodes in the wake of a divorce and traumatic illness. Determined to embrace life by following her heart, she sets out on Italy’s historic pilgrimage route, the Via Francigena, to walk for forty days to Rome. Weakened by her recent illness, she walks over the Apennines, through the valleys of Tuscany, and beside busy highways on her 425-kilometer trek equipped with a nineteen-pound pack, two journals, and three pens. Return to Glow chronicles th... more
  • "Lost in the Woods: Building a Life Up North"

    by Richard Hill
    Rich and Judy Hill had a dream: to build a simple handcrafted log home in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. But what began as a grand adventure soon morphed into a complex entanglement of blueprint designs, contractor problems, and unforeseen financial expense. Taking it upon themselves to complete the construction of a 2500 square-foot full-size log house while working with a very limited budget, the Hills unwittingly waded into the quicksand of dealing with unreliable subcontractors, cost overruns, ... more
  • Hitchhiking After Dark: Offbeat Stories from a Small Town

    by Richard Hill
    A wry and irreverent collection of stories, "Hitchhiking After Dark" offers a comical and sometimes ludicrous look at growing up and working in small towns, mostly in northern Michigan. It vividly portrays a mixed bag of zany characters and absurd everyday encounters. Spoofs and stories include: pre-purchase of burial plots, aggressive neighbors, traveling salesmen, bootlegging, piracy aboard a Lake Superior freighter, state troopers, and religious activists. These stories are a celebration... more
  • Lake Effect: A Deckhand's Journey on the Great Lakes Freighters

    by Richard Hill
    A deckhand's coming-of-age story of sailing the Great Lakes steamboats during the social and political turbulence of the early 1970s, "Lake Effect" is a vivid and memorable account, told in an entertaining narrative style, of life aboard the giant ore boats. In the early 1970s, Rich Hill sailed on four different US Steel freighters as a deckhand and deckwatch. Ten years later, he enrolled in the Great Lakes Maritime Academy as a deck cadet and sailed on the 1000-foot Columbia Star. T... more

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