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  • Uncharted: A west meets east jade sculptor's audacious journey

    by Lyle Sopel

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    Interspersed with subtle humor and an Indiana Jones-like venture, “ UNCHARTED “ by 

    Lyle Sopel is the compelling story of a Vancouver-born sculptor who gives up a secure and conventional lifestyle to ... more

  • Bedside Manner

    by Jay Glendell
    Patients often discuss the accomplishments of their doctors. A critical qualification always includes the physician's "Bedside Manner." When selecting a doctor, it is usually a deal maker or breaker. Medical schools have more recently implemented training for providing a caring demeanor when attending to patients. Molding a physician's character, however, may take years of experience. The incidents that a doctor responds to can be light or severe, humorous, or life-changing. This blog chronicles... more
  • Another Look at Life

    by Maureen Wingham
    Maureen Wingham’s life has been a cascading whirl of opportunities, triumphs and tragedies that have tested her in ways the young Maureen, brought up during World War II, could never have envisaged. She recounts her pathways through a professional life in advertising and PR consultancy, focusing on fashion clients and travel media representation; relinquishing her theatrical ambitions; severing a business partnership and plunging into the music business. You will learn how a chance meeting w... more
  • Paying the Rent

    by Dick Eiden
    Adventures of a Left Coast Activist Lawyer from the Turbulent '60s to the Era of Donald Trump. Growing up in Pomona, California, in the '50s, nothing prepared DICK EIDEN for his journey through the struggles for civil rights, using his talents as a lawyer to battle for justice, his heart as an American to protest for peace, his concern for our future to run for Congress as an independent.
  • The ReluctantFarmer of Whimsey Hill

    by Nancy Raven Smith - CoAuthor
    The humorous true story of an animal-phobic, city robotics engineer who learns too late that his new bride's dream is to have a farm where she can rescue ex-racehorses. When the newlyweds take a Meyers-Briggs Personality Test for fun, it tells them that their marriage is doomed. There is only one problem: they took the test after the wedding. So whether he's chasing a cow named Pork Chop through the woods, getting locked in a tack room by the family pony, being snubbed by his wife's favorite ... more
  • After the Storm : Our journey through Grief

    by Regina Thompson-Jenkins
    Only married for about 3 years John and Regina’s marriage would be put to the test after facing the storm of a lifetime. John and Regina experience the most unthinkable pain that any family shouldn’t ever have to go through, the loss of a child. Their 19 year old son was tragically killed by a senseless act of gun violence. This storm would test their love, marriage, and faith. The journey wasn’t an easy road, but their belief in God would bring them through the process. John remained f... more
  • I Was Scared to Death When I Died: The True Story of Bryan Killebrew

    by Bryan Killebrew
    It is not often that someone dies and then writes a book. It all started with a bowl of goulash for dinner. Bryan Killebrew was a hot-blooded working sixteen-year-old all-American boy who was thinking about two things and two things only before he died: hot girls and hot cars, and yet God talked to him. After a normal day of helping his half-brother in his lawn service, Bryan went home, grabbed some goulash, got himself comfortable on the couch, and took a bite. The next thing that happened was,... more
  • Unreal: Adventures of a Family's Global Life

    by Phil McDonald
    Stalked by lions, charged by rhinos, and chased by pirates, Phil McDonald has lived a life of adventure working overseas. Typhoid, riots, and rebel soldiers were part of normal life. For his children, any day could be a grand field trip. While unreal might read like a thriller, this memoir is more than an adventure story. The author recounts ninety events, highlights sixty lessons, from over thirty years of experience. The dirty little secret of humanitarian work in the developing world was a s... more
  • August: A Love Letter

    by Zachery Lathen-Williams
    In an inspiring, vulnerable love letter to his three small children, Zachery Lathen-Williams chronicles the beginning and unexpected end of his marriage. Serious contemplations are balanced with wry observations as a father aims to explain the complexities of life and love in this poignant memoir of pain, understanding and resolve.
  • The Bikini Prophecy: A romantic misadventure about love, loss, laughter ... and an unexpected date with fate. (A Travel Memoir)

    by Matt Kyler

    “This book may be the undiscovered gem of this summer. Brutally honest, funny, heartbreaking and gave me the greatest sense of wanderlust. I can’t recommend it enough.”—Goodreads.com Review

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    On the cusp of a premature mid-life crisis, an unfulfilled and relationship-weary Matt Kyler abandoned his long-suffering partner in search of fame, fortune and guilt-free fornication. Inc... more

  • 7 Practical Tips for Anyone Who Wants to Write a Book

    by Aisha Adele
    Millions around the world have conceived the idea of writing a book. However, only a few thousands are successful authors. Assignmentgeek.com provides assistance to writers of academic papers and resources to authors with ideas that need to be transformed into books.While millions want to write a book, only a few begin the journey. Fewer people complete their books. How do you escape this trap and become a successful author? Here are expert tips to guide... more
  • Mickey: The Giveaway Boy

    by Lisa Kastner
    By the age of 25, Mickey’s mother had born five sons. By the age of 30, she’d gotten rid of them all. For nine-year-old Mickey, the early fifties were not the Ozzie and Harriet fantasy of love and security. Instead, they were years of abandonment, unimaginable cruelty, and virtual slavery. This memoir reveals Mickey’s devastating experiences of being handed off from one abusive person to another ... all in the name of survival.
  • Frontal Matter: Glue Gone Wild

    by Lisa Kastner
    A fun, funny, and heartbreakingly real memoir of a woman's fight against terminal brain The writing is honest, charming, and full of cuss words.. Suzanne Samples teaches English at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. She was diagnosed with a frontal lobe glioblastoma multiforme at 36. She loves roller derby and lives on the side of a mountain with her pets Gatsby, Prufrock, and Duffles.
  • Bowing to Elephants

    by Mag Dimond
    BOWING TO ELEPHANTS, Tales of a Travel Junkie is a travel memoir... with a twist. An unloved rich girl from San Francisco becomes a travel junkie to escape a dysfunctional family and a narcissistic, alcoholic mother. Thanks to a journey of healing and self-discovery, the author navigates depression, loneliness, and loss while learning how to break down the false barriers that separate people. Music, art, and food influence our hero as she finds her way to far-flung parts of the world. By... more
  • Bowing to Elephants

    by Mag Dimond
    BOWING TO ELEPHANTS, Tales of a Travel Junkie is a travel memoir... with a twist. An unloved rich girl from San Francisco becomes a travel junkie to escape a dysfunctional family and a narcissistic, alcoholic mother. Thanks to a journey of healing and self-discovery, the author navigates depression, loneliness, and loss while learning how to break down the false barriers that separate people. Music, art, and food influence our hero as she finds her way to far-flung parts of the world. By... more
  • Regression

    by Twilah Hiari
    Follow the journey of Twilah Hiari, an autistic woman who reached out in desperation to the medical establishment for help. Twilah reveals the devastating consequences she suffered when therapists and physicians failed to acknowledge her childhood trauma, autistic behaviors, and immunological dysfunction years before autism became a commonplace diagnosis, and decades before the medical conditions she lives with entered the medical literature. In the process Twilah discovered the system was sicke... more

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