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  • A Candle for My Mother: A Daughter's Journey Toward Gratitude Inspired by the Stories of Lorraine E. Newton

    by Pamela L. Newton
    A Candle for My Mother is an inspirational story of a young woman from the Midwest, Lorraine Newton, who longed to travel the world despite being the mother of four young children. “I’m going to see places, come hell or high water!” Lorraine remarked, and she made it happen. Lorraine’s stories in the book are told in her own words from tape recordings she made before she died, and letters saved by a friend, detailing Lorraine’s family’s amazing experiences in Iraq and travels in Europe. Into the... more
  • Heaven Without Her

    by Kitty Foth-Regner
    From Publishers Weekly: As a feminist and a successful freelance copywriter, Foth-Regner had a full and enviable life. Until, that is, her mother's fatal illness stormed into her otherwise manageable existence, leaving Foth-Regner shaken and distracted. In this engaging spiritual memoir, she tells her story of coming to faith in Christ by first examining all the plausible reasons for not doing so. Each chapter of Foth-Regner's spiritual journey is filled with examinations of the Christian faith ... more
  • Kill the Dancing Accordion Players! My Life Filming Travelogues

    by Doug Jones
    KILL THE DANCING ACCORDION PLAYERS! My Life Filming Travelogues A memoir by Doug Jones, one of America’s best-known travel film producers. This is an amazing story of a by-gone era of entertainment. Before the Internet, cable television, and video, people packed auditoriums to see travelogue films hoping to learn about places they wanted to visit and relive memories of past trips abroad. At its peak, there were thousands of live-lecture travelogue film series in the United Sta... more
  • Daughter, Undefined

    by Jackie Ruchti
    Given up in a secret adoption shortly after birth, Jackie's life has been a story of perseverance and self-discovery from day one. When she learned the truth at age twenty-five, Jackie began to unravel her family's tangled history one thread at a time, no matter where it took her. Daughter, Undefined is the unapologetic voice of a woman who endured family betrayal, emotional and physical abuse, and intense loss, but always held on to hope. Her journey to the truth and to happiness hasn't been... more
  • Chicken Hero - Fascinating Stories Based on Life Experiences

    by Uyi Osifo
    Everything in life is a story. All we have to do is tell it. In Chicken Hero, Uyi shares stories about his life, that he has in times past shared verbally in parts. The stories are about mischief, love, family and different cultures, beliefs and geographical settings.
  • Bound by My Choices: How a Death Nearly Broke Me But the Navy Saved Me

    by Keshawn A. Spence
    Young Keshawn's parents were absent and almost non-existent, but he never let that diminish his dreams, or his tenacity to succeed. Bound by My Choices is an illustrated revelation of his personal stories of trials and tribulations, failed parenting, and ultimate success and redemption. It is filled with experiences and lessons that molded a young adolescent boy to become a Senior Chief in the United States Navy, and graduate college with two degrees. This book will prove that no matter what sit... more
  • White Woman Black Heart: Journey Home to Old Mapoon, A Memoir

    by Barbara Miller

    Barbara often found herself saying, "the stork dropped me at the wrong house" only to find she was repeating her mother's words. In this riveting memoir exploring race relations and social change, Aboriginal elder Burnum Burnum, told her, "you may be white but you have a black heart, as you understand my people and feel our heart.' He suggested to International Development Action that she take on the Mapoon project and played matchmaker by introduc... more

  • The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia

    by Barbara Miller
    Did the deep north of Australia experience racism, discrimination and segregation? Yes. But it was different from the deep south of the USA. A system similar to South African apartheid existed on Aboriginal reserves like Yarrabah in Queensland till as recently as 1984. This book, The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia: Case Study Yarrabah, is unique in that Australian Aborigines themselves tell their story of living under legal discrimination on reserves and discusses their aspirations for s... more
  • Musings of a Military Maverick

    by Yoginder Sharma
    'Maverick's Musings' starts with a tender tribute to a soul-mate. The young officer (YO) who had wooed and won the heart of a girl from an alien land shares his 'Jab We Met' (when we met!) moments of 1958. There was little in common between them except their humanity and core values of two ancient civilisations. They overcame impossible odds to create a relationship that lasted for 55 years. It is a heartwarming story that triggers emotions at a deeper level. The 'episodic' narrative then follow... more
  • A Transcendental Journey (Twentieth Anniversary)

    by Stephen Evans
    There was no plan: just an old car, an old map, an old book, and the beginning of a new life. A Transcendental Journey is the quirky account of one man’s meander across America, encountering natural wonders during the day and the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson at night. Throughout the narrative, Emerson’s life and thought are explored through his essays: Self-Reliance, The Poet, Experience, Nature, and Circles. These famous works shape the experience of the journey, just as the journey shapes... more
  • So Okay...

    by C. L. Fails
    A young high school graduate from modest Dalton, MO, embarks on an expedition to find his way in this big, beautiful world. More than 75 years later, his granddaughter is deployed on her own mission; capturing the unimaginable stories of his incredible life. The adventures and anecdotes shared by this war veteran and Buffalo Soldier, quickly morphed the mission into something much greater. Author C. L. Fails, now sought to find the secrets to a life well lived. His stories hold all the can... more
  • A Mother's Survival: Finding Balance Through the Storms by Hope Brooks (pen name)

    by Hope Brooks (pen name of Deanna Adams)
    After retiring from her teaching career of 38 years, Hope sat at her computer and began writing the story of her life's journey. From a childhood marked by sexual abuse, Hope became empowered to rise above the fallout of lost innocence, marriage to a man with mental illness, and the consequences of bitter divorce on both her children and stepchildren. While dealing with her personal life, she also faced unremitting crises as a classroom teacher in the City of New York. In her last chapter, Hope ... more
  • Me, Kniest & Understanding

    by Fiona Porch

    Fiona Porch is passionate about helping others to leap their hurdles and pursue their goals. By sharing her unique life story, she hopes her message will provide understanding and become a boon for all those who want to fly.

    Within the depths of these pages, Porch gently reminds us that it is okay if we all do not look the same, act identical, or believe in similar things while providing insight and encouragement to push through heartache and pain, and embracing the life you gain. ... more

  • My Box of Chocolates: How My Child with Autism Learned to Read, Write and More

    by Goretti Rerri
    Like any other young mother, Goretti Rerri is delighted and excited to embrace child-rearing and family life with all of its usual ups and downs. She emigrates to the USA with her three children to join her husband who is already in a medical residency program in New York City. However, when her youngest child, Teresa, begins exhibiting atypical behaviors as a toddler, Rerri grows highly concerned. When Teresa is diagnosed at 3 years old with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Rerri is stunned.... more
  • Joan Crawford A Talent for Living

    by Jennifer Bitman
    The Hollywood spotlight shines on this intimate biography of screen legend Joan Crawford. From the forgotten child to the Jazz Age flapper to the winner of Best Actress for her role in Mildred Pierce, Joan Crawford’s life continues to capture the attention of generations of classic movie fans and a wave of millennials who have crowned her the queen of Old Hollywood. But if you think you’ve read everything about The Legend, think again. Abandoning a traditional approach, Joan Crawford A Talent... more
  • Jum & Muz: I Forget - A Caregivers View of Alzheimers

    by Mary Ellen Connelly
    Jum & Muz is the story of the 20 years of the frustration and desolation of Alzheimers disease that the Mary Ellen Connelly's husband suffered. It chronicles the descent into oblivion. It explains how to cope, what they learned as a family in the hope it will help other families in dealing with Alzheimers. The author explains the symptoms and the research that is now available. As the primary caregiver she explains her feelings, her attempts to deal with the onslaught and some of the things tha... more