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  • Resilient Ruin: A memoir of hopes dashed and reclaimed

    by Laura McHale Holland
    A 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
  • Healing Wisdom for a Wounded World: My Life-Changing Journey Through a Shamanic School (Book 4)

    by Weam Namou
    In 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
  • Healing Wisdom for a Wounded World: My Life-Changing Journey Through a Shamanic School

    by Weam Namou
    In 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
  • The House of DeWolff: A Case of Malicious Persecution

    by Joseph Charles Waiksnis
    Joseph 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
  • Washed Away: From Darkness to Light

    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

  • The Dark Has Its Own Light

    by Sue Dowell
    The 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.
  • Listening to Ghosts: Second Edition

    by Bob Stockton
    Listening 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
  • Listening to Ghosts: Second Edition

    by Bob Stockton
    Listening 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, his twenty year career as an enlisted man during the Cold War and later while serving in Vietnam. Written in the first person, Bob chronicles his many adventures - and misadventures in a frank, candid and politically incorrect fashion. The second edition features streamlined chapters, new illustration... more
  • The Happy Palmist: My Joyful Adventure in Vedic Palmistry

    by Guylaine Vallee
    The Happy Palmist is an inspiring true story about how Guylaine Vallée became a much-loved and respected fixture on Quebec television and radio, helping people achieve their dreams. From meeting motivational speaker and author Wayne Dyer, visiting Mother Teresa and traveling to Varanasi, India, to reading the palm of pop superstar Ricky Martin to an inner journey seeking self-knowledge through Kriya Yoga, Guylaine Vallée never rests on her quest. How does a small-town girl from Quebec de... more
  • A Wonderful Run at Life - The Stories of Pandel Savic

    by Donald Holmes Lewis
    On a cold winter morning in 1935, a nine-year-old boy huddled next to his uncle on a horse-driven wagon heading for the train station in Bitola, Macedonia. His destination was America and he'd be making the train and ocean liner trip all by himself. His father had sent for him, finally. His mother was dead. The boy's name was Pandel Savic. His autobiography was released in Octdober 2016 by Orange Frazer Press. The book tells a remarkable story about a great man as the memoirs sweep across mu... more
  • Dirty Laundry - A True Story: From the Streets to an Executive One Man's Forty Year Journey

    by Ivan Von Baublitz
    Follow Ivan through the Department of Children of Services in Cook County Chicago to adulthood. This epic 40 year journey is a tragic and gripping autobiogrpahy that will leave a mark on a generation forever. A tragic yet triumphant story of one mans ability to survive and overcome the most unimaginable situations. Dirty laundry is a creative twist on traditional biography's with a visit from a certain person who once was President of the United States. A awesome page turning experience.
  • First Generation Singular: Reactions to Living in Post-Holocaust Germany

    by Shirlee Sky Hoffman
    Through her accessible poetry and prose in this beautiful yet searing collection, Shirlee Sky Hoffman, who lived in post-Holocaust Germany twice in the 1970s, chronicles her initial reluctance to go to West Germany and the healing power of personal relationships with a close group of German contemporaries. She explores how remembering the Holocaust has affected her own life and the broader Jewish community, delves into the ironies of her family's history, and takes a hard look at the persistence... more
  • I Was a Mistake: Another Type of Abuse

    by Shawn Woods
    Shawn Wood writes about his life as being labeled a mistake and how his mother verbally abused him throughout his life. Even to this day, she insults, degrades, and rejects him. Shawn went through school with learning disabilities; he graduated high school with a 6 to 8 grade in reading and spelling level. His book is written in his own words so you can see for yourself how he struggles with expressing his thoughts. Despite Shawn's disability and abusive mother, he managed to graduate in college... more
  • Into the Fun House

    by Walter Harp

    In this true story, Walter Harp brings readers along for the ride on his hair-raising, heart-breaking, hope-making adventures with acute, life-threatening leukemia. He pulls no punches, writing with candor of the horrors of cancer as he humanizes it. This engrossing and poignant book is terrifying and tragic, uplifting and funny. Leukemia, like most serious illness, is fearsome—particularly when it repeatedly recurs and no treatment options remain. It hijacks and destroys lives without warnin... more

  • Death Defied, Life Defined

    by Paul E. Perkins
    What does it feel like to die? Paul Perkins knows, and he remembers -- he died at least twice during surgeries on his path of worsening heart issues that led to his double organ transplant of a new heart and a new kidney -- and ultimately to a new life. The tall, rangy banker and entrepreneur from Missouri with a big smile looks like a guy who has played some basketball, but he doesn’t look like someone who died on the operating table. Except he did, multiple times, and his doctors confirmed ... more
  • Trauma, Shame, and the Power of Love: The Fall and Rise of a Physician Who Heals Himself

    by Christopher E. Pelloski, MD

    Silver Medal Winner of the 2016 Living Now Book Awards.

    Bronze Medal Winner of the 2016 Global Ebook Awards.

    There is a reason books that recount the regrets and advice of the dying strike so deep a chord: people who have nothing left to lose can tell their stories with a sincerity and unpretentiousness we crave but that is all too rare. In “Trauma, Shame, and the Power of Love,” Christopher Pelloski relates his own downfall from a prominent physician-scientist in the ... more

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