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by Chris Meyer“Our seasons lasted only four months, but the memories will last lifetimes.” Four Months...And A Lifetime is the touching true story of a father who coached his son’s basketball team from kindergarten through eighth grade, a remarkable nine-year journey with the same boys. Their final march to the eighth-grade season Championship is interspersed with the author’s own journey of falling in love with basketball in early-seventies New York, filled with anecdotes of Dr. J, sneaking into Duke’... more
by Joy Clausen Soto
My book is entitled, "Joy: The story of a dolphin trainer, filmmaker, and cancer survivor." It is about my story of being hit with cancer at 25 years of age. I had been a dolphin trainer and was treated at a Children's Hospital in Los Angeles as an adult. That is where I met kids who were going through cancer. I would tell my roommates about working with the dolphins and their eyes would light up. Then I met Bailey. She was my five-year-old roommate and she stole my heart the mo... more
by Jeff ParryThe Beatles. From his first exposure to Please Please Me at the age of nine, to bringing his London West End production of Let It Be: A Tribute to the Beatles to Broadway, their music has shaped Jeff Parry's career and life. And what a life. Producing Flood Aid in support of the devastation caused by Calgary's 2013 flood, flying on Bill Coby's private jet, mounting extravaganzas in Japan, dining with Randy Bachman in London—music and theatrical promotion have taken Jeff around t... more
by Derrick KingLove for a Deaf Rebel is the true story of a tumultuous romance. With pathos and nostalgia, the author recounts his roller-coaster ride with Pearl, a vivacious deaf maverick, who, unknown to him, had paranoid schizophrenia. We follow their encounters through actual notes written before Derrick learns sign language; we go on their motorcycle ride to Mexico and Guatemala; we watch as the happy couple moves to Bowen Island, a British Columbia community with just three paved roads. Pearl and the aut... more
by Louis V. CesariniSurvival Symphony is one cancer’s patient account of his journey to battle stage 4 lung cancer while using music to help depict his story. Amidst COVID -19, it's a lung cancer survivor story told against the backdrop of Beethoven’s triumphal 9th Symphony! After years of success in oncology sales and marketing, Louis Cesarini is faced with his biggest challenge of all when he is told he has Stage 4 lung cancer. Through his oncology experience, Louis begins his journey as an “informed” patient.... more
by Tony KellyFormer professional soccer star (footballer) Tony Kelly lost it all, but he stands today as someone who is unbreakable! Having lost over £500,000, his house, and eventually, his partner, Tony, refused to be broken and fought back. Through years of pain and suffering, somehow, Tony managed to turn his life around in a positive way, and his journey from disaster to redemption and triumph is nothing short of amazing. Tony has literally been to hell and back, but through family and friend's supp... more
by Darell TappCareer Menu with Ingredients: Secrets from The Job Man is a reference book for those looking to enter the job market. It's designed to help them find the job they love the first time drawing from the details from my varied background to guide them. This is made for not only teens but everyone that's out in the workplace. It may direct you to a job that's more fulfilling.
by Kirby PetermanSunflowers is a compilation of heart-achingly beautiful stories and poems. We see life as experienced by a young Texan girl as she grapples with growing up, learning to love and trust in the aftermath of rape and assault.
by Elayne Wells HarmerIn 1976, Paul Waymack began chronicling his experience as a third-year medical student, and for the next 20 years, he kept a journal filled with crazy stories of unusual patients, maladies, and international espionage. Some of them, he’s the first to admit, seem unbelievable--like chasing a naked patient around the ER parking lot in the middle of the night . . . or constructing a horse sling for a 700-pound patient . . . or treating a patient who swallowed a cigarette lighter . . . or serving as... more
by Naomi W Scales and Marilyn J JordanOne girl's love for her mother is on full display as she provides care for her mother during an illness. Another girl lives a secret life conflicted with holding on to her faith and the guise of who she was expected to be. Both are born in the 1960s and lived lives filled with confusion, laughter, chaos, and love
by Rachael SiddowayMitch and Sonja’s marriage faces challenges unlike most. Mitch falls in love with Sonja from their first meeting, but despite the passion between them, Sonja’s harrowing struggle with bipolar disorder creates roadblocks to their happily ever after. Written by the couple’s own daughter, An Impossible Wife, is a raw, honest look at everything it takes to love a partner with a mental illness and proves that even friendly fire can draw blood. This true story crafts a compelling and heart-wrenchin... more
by David J. Langum
Retired law professor and legal historian David Langum describes his teaching career and shows in detail the subject selection of his eight scholarly books, and then how they were researched, written, and presented to publishers. Langum also offers numerous humorous vignettes and anecdotes. Since he lived in San Francisco for many years, he includes many details of that colorful city during the 1960s, including the Hipppies and their "Summer of Love." He also discusses many important issue... more
by Jill SheeleyThink Aspen, Colorado in the 1970s. Picture a care-free ski town where the rich and famous meld in with the ski bums just trying to make a living so they can ski fresh powder on a bluebird day. Jill Sheeley was the ski bum in this scenario, leaving college with a couple of months left till graduation to move to Aspen and follow her passion to become a real skier and be free. She lived in an old mining shack way up in the mountains with her boyfriend and dogs--no electricity and no running water,... more
by John PiperHave you been in ministry and "failed"? Do you feel like you have failed your God, your mission, your family, your friends, and yourself? Then this book is for you! This book is a letter from a loving God to His hurt child. It is a letter of healing and restoration.
by Anya StorkGrowing up in Russia from 1973-1991 was an exercise in bloated rhetoric and startling contrasts between the privileged class and the ordinary citizens, including Anya’s family. Stork narrates the touchstones of her life as a child and teenager, exploring the everyday aspects of life: eating, bathroom habits, shopping, medical and dental care, schooling, and the lack of sex education. Stork contrasts life in Moscow with the simpler life in the country and Ukraine. She explains how she devoted a l... more
by Noel HankinAfter Dark is the story of a group of young men who identified a social need in New York City in 1971 and ignited the most important social and cultural happening of the 1970s – the disco boom. I was a member of the group so this is a first-hand account of events that started 50 years ago this year. Mid-town Buppies, big-time mobsters, dancing queens, unscrupulous promoters, and vengeful shock jocks all come together in After Dark, a from-the-trenches account of the birth and growth of the di... more