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The Little Philosopher Family Visits...Louisiana and New Orleans: How to have an Extremely Great Family Adventureby A. R. SchmittJoin the Little Philosopher Family as they demonstrate their "thoughtful family travel method" of Study, Experience, Reflect and Create for meaningful and memorable family fun as they travel throughout Louisiana and New Orleans. Part scrapbook, part workbook and part family travel memoir with lots of great techniques for family living before, during and after the trip. Cook up recipes, create crafts, write stories, play some jazz, discover animals, go on a treasure hunt, make origami, learn abou... more
The Little Philosopher Family Visits...the Natchez Trace Parkway: How to Have an Extremely Great Family Adventureby A. R. SchmittJoin the Little Philosopher Family as they demonstrate their "thoughtful family method" of Study, Experience, Reflect and Create for meaningful family fun as they travel along the Natchez Trace Parkway through Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. Part scrapbook, part workbook and part family memoir with lots of great techniques for family living before, during and after the trip. Cook up a recipe, create crafts, write stories, put on a play, discover animals, play games, make origami, learn about... more
The Little Philosopher Family Visits...Shenandoah, The Blue Ridge Parkway and The Great Smoky Mountains: How to have an extremelby A. R. SchmittJoin the Little Philosopher Family as they demonstrate their "thoughtful family method" of Study, Experience, Reflect and Create for meaningful and memorable family fun as they travel through Shenandoah, the Blue Ridge Parkway and The Great Smoky Mountains. Part scrapbook, part workbook and part family travel memoir with lots of great techniques for family living while traveling before, during and after the trip. Make music, create crafts, write poetry, find rock formations, discover birds and o... more
by Glenn Sabin with Dawn Lemanne, MD, MPH
Twenty-five years ago my doctors had no cure for my cancer. So I went on a quest to find my own treatment. This is my story... In 1991, Glenn Sabin was a 28-year-old newlywed diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)–a disease doctors called “uniformly fatal.” Treatments could buy him some time and eventually ease his discomfort, but there was no conventional cure. Glenn’s prognosis was clear: he was going to die. Although Glenn and his wife, Linda, continued to consult with doctors, ... more
by jean claude dehmel IIA political biography recounting my life from childhood to present with an emphasis on my world view.
by Rachel RosebudMany children will do things to get attention, including getting good grades and excelling at sports. Others, however, get attention by acting up, which is the category Rachel Rosebud fell into. Even in elementary school, she was misbehaving and giving teachers a hard time. Before becoming a teenager, she developed into a curvaceous young woman, and soon she was making out with boys to get even more attention. Even when she began going to a church youth group, she found a way to get into troub... more
by JesuMarieJust Add Water: A Memoir tells the story of an Italian American woman growing up in the Catholic Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. JesuMarie presents her recollections, framing them with a list of ingredients for Zuppa Maritata, a flavorful Italian soup. One simply adds water to the ingredients to bring the soup to life. In a similar way, JesuMarie finds that adding water, symbolizing a rich and resilient spirituality flowing from the lessons she learned from nuns in grade school, makes the ... more
by Dawn BrookesThis book follows the ups and downs of a trainee nurse in the 1970's. Written with humour and candour, it follows the experiences of the author as she and her friends come to terms with the non-stop hustle and bustle of hospital life. We enter the wards with the author and are treated to a peep behind the scenes, sharing with her the discipline, laughter and inevitable sadness as she learns to cope with the strains of shift work and regimentation. The Sister called to me. 'Nurse Brookes, set u... more
by Miriam ValmontAfshin, a captivating Iranian graduate student, rents a room in Miriam Valmont’s home. Landlady and tenant share an immediate and fast-growing attraction, despite the fact that Miriam is twice Afshin’s age. When Afshin proposes a temporary Islamic marriage, Miriam readily agrees, driven by desire and curiosity. What shocks her, though, is the role Afshin invites her to play at the end of the marriage so that he, as a Muslim, can continue to express affection. The Bird and the Fish is the story o... more
by Laura McHale HollandA teenage girl breaking free. A cunning classmate on the prowl. Can she recover after they collide? Orphaned as a child, fourteen-year-old Laura finally rebels against her abusive guardian. No longer willing to tolerate the violent tirades and imprisoning restrictions at home, Laura lives on dreams, rock ’n’ roll, and kisses in moonlight. She believes whatever comes next can’t be worse than what she’s already endured. Her hope for a normal life is ripped away when a predator reels her in.... more
by Weam NamouIn Book 4 of Healing Wisdom for a Wounded World, Weam Namou reveals the key experiences of her final year as an apprentice in Lynn Andrews’ four-year shamanic school. Once again, she shares some of the ways Lynn’s students learned to apply these rich spiritual resources in their own lives. The fourth year is about the apprentices bringing all of their tools and talents together, specifying their vision, and setting their course into the world. It’s about the completion/creation cycle. Thro... more
by Weam NamouIn Book 3 of Healing Wisdom for a Wounded World, Weam Namou shares the highlights of the third year of her apprenticeship in Lynn Andrews’ four-year shamanic school. Her biggest act of power this year is to make it to Storm Eagle, the training gathering in Arizona, and participate in the marriage ceremony. She wants to finally meet her mentors and Lynn Andrews in person. As she sets her intent and waits for the outcome, she dives into the schoolwork, which focuses on balancing one’s emotions,... more
by Joseph Charles WaiksnisJoseph is an unassuming young man who is looking forward to his upcoming marriage. He has just inherited a house from his maternal grandfather, a hardworking immigrant from Holland, and is preparing it as a home for himself and his bride in a small town in Pennsylvania. Yet the local police seem inordinately interested in Joseph and his property. They stop him whenever he is jogging, enter his property, pull him over several times on the road without cause, and the ex-mayor implies that Jose... more
by Nikki DuBose
Published through Outskirts Press on September 30, 2016. French release is set for 2017 through Editions du Rocher.
Washed Away: From Darkness to Light is a memoir that recounts the experiences of model Nikki DuBose as she overcomes a more than seventeen-year battle with abuse, child sexual victimization, eating disorders, psychosis, alcoholism, drugs, depression, suicide attempts, body dysmorphic disorder, and various other mental health issues, all while trying to navigate through the... more
by Sue DowellThe Dark Has Its Own Light chronicles the author’s experience as a patient in a psychiatric hospital, at a time when limited treatment methods meant less chance of recovery. Alternating between recounting the family history that resulted in hospitalization, and the relationships that developed in the hospital, the book charts a story of loss, suffering, and the discovery of hope and love where none seemed possible.
by Bob StocktonListening to Ghosts, Second Edition is an accounting of Bob Stockton's reminiscences while coming of age in a northeastern blue collar neighborhood, his subsequent escape to the United States Navy for a twenty year career and his service during both the Cold War and the hot war in Vietnam. Bob chronicles the many adventures - and misadventures - of his Navy career in frank, candid and politically incorrect fashion. The Second Edition, written by Bob contains streamlined chapters, new illustratio... more