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    by keith guernsey
    "Fathers & Sons…" is a story of an uncommon love and devotion between fathers and sons. It is a story of my recovery from two rounds of life-threatening brain surgeries to play on three championship softball teams in two states. It includes a chapter on the most controversial sports topic of our time; Deflategate. “Fathers…” is also a sequel to “Confessions of a Beantown Sports Junkie.”
  • Footprints In The Dew

    by Dale Lewis

    This story is about the most famous unsolved murder in the southwest and the life of the man who held the key to that murder.  On September 26, 1970, E.C. Mullendore III, the heir to the three hundred thousand acre Cross Bell Ranch Empire in Oklahoma was murdered in his own home. The only other person with him was ranch employee Damon ‘Chub’ Anderson who was also shot. At the time of his death Mr. Mullendore held the largest life insurance policy in the United States. As the ... more

  • A Boy Nonetheless

    by Robert Denis Holewinski
    A novel written in narrative poem format, A Boy Nonetheless, tells of a young boy who decides to run away from home. The storyline combines his memories with his journey beside the brook and though the woods that he knows so well. Along the way he begins to understand what he is trying to run away from. A Boy Nonetheless is a very personal story letting the reader walk beside the boy as he leaves home to enter his woods where tales about the Picnic Grove, Skull Island, Sophia, a di... more
  • Not Exactly Love: A Memoir

    by Betty Hafner
    It was 1969, and all the rules were changing, when Betty, a woefully single French teacher on Long Island, met the handsome but edgy new teacher at her school, a hippie just back from Woodstock. His vitality opened up a new world to her―but when they married, his rages turned against her, and often ended with physical violence. Like the millions of women who discover they’ve married an abusive man, Betty was forced to make daily decisions―to suppress her feelings or risk confrontation, to keep i... more
  • Aunt Cathy's Horsies

    by Walter Schenck
    Aunt Cathy’s Horsies tells the story of a young girl’s love for horses and how she kept her focus throughout variant trials of life to become a successful horse trainer and showings of her special companions. Flashbacks which explore war, family virtues, historic references of horses, rodeos and currents events intertwine as though one narrative.
  • 9781504336468

    by Robert Tremblay
    Twenty-Seconds is a true story of an ordinary man who traveled an extraordinary road from near death to healing after two terminal diagnoses, including a journey through Hospice and a Near Death Experience (Nde) that changed everything at exactly the right time. Author Robert Tremblay tells his humbling tale with truth and courage that will change the way you think about death, healing, and love. Twenty-Seconds isn't just another Nde story. It's a story of remarkable survival and a love story t... more
  • 978-1-5043-3644-4

    by Robert M. Tremblay
    Twenty-Seconds is a true story of an ordinary man who traveled an extraordinary road from near death to healing after two terminal diagnoses, including a journey through Hospice and a Near Death Experience (Nde) that changed everything at exactly the right time. Author Robert Tremblay tells his humbling tale with truth and courage that will change the way you think about death, healing, and love. Twenty-Seconds isn't just another Nde story. It's a story of remarkable survival and a love story t... more
  • The Other Side of Philip K. Dick

    by Maer Wilson

    “As a literary figure, Philip K. Dick is popularly perceived as a crazed, drug-addled mystic with a sinister Third Eye. Nothing could be further from the truth - the Phil I knew was a warm, humane, very funny man. Maer Wilson understands these truths far better than I, and The Other Side of Philip K. Dick casts a welcome shaft of daylight upon the real PKD, as opposed to the dark, distorted caricature Dick has become.” Paul M. Sammon, Author of Future Noir: The Making... more

  • The Grand Gypsy

    by Ottavio Gesmundo

    What do Adolf Hitler, Mahatma Gandhi, and Ed Sullivan have in common? Ottavio Canestrelli crossed paths with each. He performed with the Krone Circus in Italy and Germany from 1922-1924 on the eve of Hitler's rise to power; he witnessed a rally for Mahatma Gandhi in India in 1931; and he appeared twice on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York City during the 1960s.

    In The Grand Gypsy, Canestrelli, with his grandson, Ottavio Gesmundo, tells the story of a man who witnessed historical events a... more

  • Guitarlo

    by Arlo Hennings
    Guitarlo is a compelling, and to-the-heart honest, memoir. Arlo Hennings takes the reader on a decades journey from his challenging childhood, blossoming as a poet, song writer, musician, agent, husband, father, son… to his current life in Indonesia where he continues to promote and create music. The inspiration that brought him to Bali began at an Occupy protest where he was clubbed and arrested, having lost his job, home, marriage. A dramatic, and very real, event, as are many events in Hennin... more
  • Truth Be Told: A journey from the dark side of OCD

    by Dave Preston

    Truth be Told: A journey from the dark side of OCD is the story of one man’s journey from the depths of mental hell to the promised light of recovery. This dramatic, absorbing and moving narrative will make readers re-evaluate what they thought they knew about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

    For nearly 40 years, Dave suffers from horrible intrusive thoughts but he keeps it all a secret from those he loves. He finds himself in the middle of a police investigation and his world crash... more

  • The Great American Family

    by Weam Namou
    “We came here for America’s freedoms,” Weam Namou writes. “As an immigrant, I saw through the Dawn Hanna case how we are losing the very things we came here for.” One day, a family approached Namou to write a story about their daughter, Dawn Hanna, who was accused of conspiring to broker telecommunication equipment to Iraq during the sanctions. Unbeknownst to Dawn and the jury which tried her, her co-conspirator was actually a CIA operative. The project was sponsored by the United States to ... more
  • Healing Wisdom for a Wounded World

    by Weam Namou
    Life has an odd way of bringing to you what you need when you need it most. Author Weam Namou learns this through her experience with Lynn Andrews shamanic school. When one day Namou sits down to write her next book, she feels resistance in her fingertips and a void in her spirit. She soon realizes that years of struggling in her writing career, witnessing the war in her birth country, Iraq, and juggling her responsibilities as a housewife and mother has caused her to lose her literary voice.... more
  • Dog Water Free, A Memoir: A coming-of-age story about an improbable journey to find emotional truth

    by Michael Jay
    Meet Joe Black visits The Wonder Years in the true story of DOG WATER FREE. It chronicles a journey by a boy named Mikee, whose coming-of-age search for emotional truth lands a dumbstruck orphan from the unlikely side of Detroit front and center before icons of culture who have shaped the mindsets of nations: England’s Queen Elizabeth; America’s Maestro Leonard Bernstein; the first non-Italian Pontiff in more than 400 years, John Paul II; and a young college co-ed who would become the first woma... more
  • Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol on the Rocks: A Tale of Second Chances

    by Bobby Rydell with Allan Slutsky
    At seventeen, Bobby Rydell was the face of American Bandstand — the kid from Italian South Philly with the smoothest voice, the highest pompadour, and the sweetest smile. And there were those hits: “Wild One,” “Volare,” and “Forget Him,” to name a few. He was far more than just a teen idol. Bobby’s voice and boy next door charm earned him a spot singing, acting, and dancing with Ann-Margret in the film adaptation of the hit musical comedy, Bye Bye Birdie. His comedic talents made him a nighttime... more
  • Singing In My Own Key: A Vocalist's Triumph Over Stroke

    by Valerie L. Giglio
    At forty-two years old, Valerie Giglio was heading for an even brighter future as both a successful lawyer and professional vocalist with two CDs to her name, when out of nowhere, she suffered a brain stem stroke that ravaged her life and caused her world to spin out of control. Completely paralyzed on one side, confined to a wheelchair, her singing voice stolen from her at the height of her career, Valerie was devastated. But with fierce determination and fortitude, and the support of her lovi... more

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