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by Susan Segovia-Munoz
HEROIN ADDICTION, THE LIFESTYLE, THE RECOVERY
Like the saying goes, what goes up, must come down. I just wish it did not have to apply to my life all the time. I have always tried to be optimistic, but who was I trying to kid? My life was destined to be one disaster after another, and until I finally made the decision to change my lifestyle in every single way, things would never be any different.
In the meantime, my life continued to revolve around a circle ... more
by Susan Segovia-Munoz
ADDICTION, THE LIFESTYLE, THE RECOVERY
I'm not a celebrity or a model. I'm not rich or famous. I'm a junkie and I will do anything for my next fix.
The author was a very stubborn, naive, and gullible woman with a bad case of low self-esteem. At 18 years old, from an upper middle class suburban family, she was always known as the fat sister. She was the black sheep and the trouble maker.
Believing herself to ... more
by Diane Mayer ChristiansenOne mother's journey with autism from diagnosis through middle school. Follow Jackie and his mother as they navigate the twists and turns of autism spectrum disorder. Missed social cues, anger issues as well as sensory overload are just a few of the topics that pop up. It is the truth about the inside of ASD, the part that many teachers, family members and friends don't often see. It is real and raw and a book filled with frustration and sadness as well as cheeky humor all in an attempt to show... more
by heather dune macadamSent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfill the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise to take care of her sister. One of the few Holocaust memoirs about the lives of women in the camps, Rena's Promise is a compelling story of the fleeting human connections that fostered determination and... more
by Tyger KahnIntuition: Language of the Soul offers Kabbalistic insight into the world of clairvoyance and self discovery, guiding individuals into the path of finding their purpose in life, accepting their truth, and developing a greater relationship with their soul and intuition. In this book the author shares the mysteries that she has experienced throughout her life as a clairvoyant and a clairaudient. What she shares with you in this book will help you to activate the intuitive gifts you were born with.... more
by Warren R Henke
The icy wilderness of Alaska is the perfect place to lose yourself. But Warren doesn’t want to lose himself. He wants to lose someone else.
Since his teenage years, a tiny voice in Warren’s head has warned of the dangers threatening physical and emotional harm. This voice, Harvey, continues to stop him from living life fully. Although Warren tries to rid himself of this manifestation of anxiety and depression, Harvey steadfastly remains—ruining his marriage, depleting ... more
by Jay ReedJay is a collection of short stories, thoughtful insights, and life lessons. From struggling but happy child to reflective adult these stories cover the spectrum of emotions with hope always on the horizon. Jay Reed grew up in a small rural community in a traditional conservative family. He not only owns this fact he wears it like a badge of honor using his rich experiences to thoughtfully showcase life lessons. You don’t have to be from Indiana or rural America to enjoy these engaging stories. ... more
by Michelle Mazal
‘Even if it’s true, no one will believe you.’
This bleak appraisal was the response a young Michelle Mazal received when she first tried to tell her story to a relative. She, her three sisters and her mother lived for years under the shadow of her father’s drunken violence and random sadism. All these years later, Mazal, a tough and compassionate survivor, is telling her story again; this time someone must listen. In her powerful and evocative memoir, Mazal pieces together fragments of ... more
Disguised Blessings: One Woman's Inspiring Story of Transformation and a Model for Reclaiming YOUR Lifeby Chara DavisYou actually can have a happy past... and you can start any time. Chara Davis learned that the hard way after years of feeling victimized. But learn it she did and she shares her story, her revelations, and her truth in hopes of inspiring others going through their own toughest of times. What Chara tells—holding nothing back—is the story of her life. For a number of reasons it was not an easy one. It went from happy and content to being dark and dismal literally overnight. It started when... more
by Anthony Papa
by Lorelei KayA Mormon woman discovers stunning untruths in the doctrine of the “one true church” she’s built her life around. Born into a devout Mormon family—and named after a mermaid—Lorelei strives for eternal salvation. When her bishop calls her to teach the adult scripture class, she delves deeper than ever into the Book of Mormon and Church history. What could go wrong? As she upturns more and more doctrinal rocks, she realizes the depth of deception upon which she’s based her life. "... more
by Irene Hasapes
by Florence GrendeFlorence Grende writes of her family's journey surviving Hitler's Europe in the forests of Poland, offering a glimpse into her father's partisan activities there. The story is framed by her coming of age in an America, where, as one of the second generation of Holocaust survivors, she must find a balance between belonging and exile, and between her own life and her family's traumatic history, in order to come into her own.
by L.Y. Marlow
From the author of the award-winning Color Me Butterfly (Three Rivers Press, August 2010) and the highly praised A Life Apart (Broadway Books, April 2014), in her memoir, Don’t Look at the Monster, L.Y. Marlow tells a captivating story about surviving life’s darkest moments. Having escaped a life of poverty, teen pregnancy, and domestic violence, then putting herself through sixteen years of night school to earn three degrees as a single mother, L.Y. never imagined that she would ... more
by Chana Keefer11 MILLION SALVATIONS. 1,800 CHURCHES. 400 ORPHANAGES. 17 RESURRECTIONS. Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Mother Teresa. 5-TIME NOBEL PEACE PRIZE NOMINEE. From the palaces of kings, to the slums of India, and to the belly of dungeon-like prisons, Kemper Crabb spreads salvation, love, and alleviation of suffering. It started with one suffering child. Armed Gurkhas would not let Kemper near the child for fear he would "alter Karma." The child died--frightened, alone, and unloved. Kemper crie... more
by van QuattroI had a restless heart, a nasty desire to be loved, a wandering spirit and had barely been out of Glendale. London called in the form of a pretty girl and I followed. I stumbled around one of the greatest cities in the world for a year and a half. Stoned and full of wonder I found people and places that would be far beyond anything I could dream or conjure. It's an experience that shaped who I am today. It's about a strong sense of wanting more for my life with a bunch of LUCK thrown in.