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  • The CATalyst Experience: How Rescued Tigers Heal Trauma-Scarred Souls

    by Kevin Rose
    After the horrific events of September 11, 2001, Kevin Rose knew that warfare was inevitable, and he needed to develop a way to help those who served when they returned home. He witnessed how the devastating attacks affected the country’s collective psyche and felt the resulting meteoric rise in his manual therapy clients’ stress levels. Kevin knew if he could build a program to help combat veterans counterbalance stress, people from all walks of life could benefit as well. Calling on a lifet... more
  • The New Plantation: Lessons from Rikers Island

    by Jason Trask
    On June 21st, 2019, Deerbrook Editions will release The New Plantation: Lessons from Rikers Island, a memoir by novelist Jason Trask chronicling his experiences as an English teacher of incarcerated teens on Rikers Island in New York City. He writes that even before he began teaching on Rikers, “I knew racism affects every aspect of American culture. But I knew it only with my intellect. Rikers hammered that knowledge into my heart.” During his three years on the island, of the 200 plus students... more
  • Writing is Essential: Use the Skills You've Got to Get the Job Done

    by Judine Slaughter
    This is a collection edited interviews from writers of different genres. Each writer provides valuable information about writing, publishing, or being an entrepreneur. There’s a uniqueness in each dialogue; yet the same resounding message … just write!
  • Rescue Meez

    by Siri Zwemke
    Rescue Meez is the story of how I went from crazy cat lady to director of a non-profit cat rescue group that rescued over 13,000 cats in 20 years. It's a lighthearted, humorous read of some of the mistakes we made along the way and how we learned and grew from them. I face rifle-wielding hillbillies, swim with cats, do the dance of the dead mouse and catch flying ferals as I learn what not to do when running a cat rescue.
  • Making Fake Star Trek

    by Andy Bray

    Andy Bray and John Lim portray Chekov and Sulu in Star Trek: New Voyages, a fan film continuation of the original Star Trek. This is the behind the scenes, crazy, true story of making "To Serve All My Days,” a fake Star Trek episode with Trekkies, professionals, Oscar-winners, an Elvis impersonator, and starring a real living legend: Walter Koenig.

    Featuring a foreword by Walter Koenig.

  • Love Never Quits: Surviving and Thriving After Infertility, Adoption and Reactive Attachment Disorder

    by Gina Heumann
    WHACK… At three in the morning Gina was sound asleep, yet somehow she was smacked in the head. She looked over at her husband, thinking perhaps he accidentally rolled over and flopped his arm on top of her, but he was sleeping soundly and facing the opposite direction. She turned to the other side and glaring back at her was her eight-year-old child. “Did you just hit me?” “Yes, and I’d do it again.” “Whyyyy?” “Because you took away my video games.” “That was EIGHT HOURS AGO.... more
  • Dogs Still Know Best: Two Angels Guide Their Human Through Grief, Learning & Love

    by Angie Salisbury
    "Truly heartwarming and inspirational! Dogs Still Know Best is a story of love, loss, the long road to healing, and the anti-fragility of the human spirit" ~ Jedediah McClure, Best Selling Author, Myths of Christianity: A Five Thousand Year Journey To Find The Son Of God A must-read for dog lovers and anyone who has loved - and lost - a beloved dog! In this touching sequel to Dogs Know Best: Two Dogs’ Training Guide For Humans, follow one woman's very personal account of how two German Shorth... more
  • Midpoint: Manhood, Midlife and Prostate Cancer

    by James Hill
    As a healthy 56-year-old marketing executive, Jim Hill never saw stage-3 prostate cancer coming. Yet, in early 2018 he found himself on his back for six hours, going through a laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. His surgeon ventured into the tangle of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels in his groin to remove his prostate, seminal vesicles, lymph nodes, and some surrounding tissue. The good news was Jim's cancer seemed to be eradicated. The bad news was the experience would leave him altered physi... more
  • Slotsspot

    by john bikaz

    Starting from 2017, online casino players all over the world can approach the choice of games more consciously; they do not have to make a blind choice. What is the whole secret? In 2017, Slotsspot.com was founded in the United States, which specializes in creating a high-quality information review of existing online casinos. Detailed reviews are not the ultimate goal. The ultimate goal of our team of professionals is to create materials that will help modern players. What is the creation of ... more

  • Eighty!

    by Kelly Ferjutz
    Kelly Ferjutz was more astonished than anyone to suddenly find herself celebrating her 80th birthday! Yes, you read that correctly. Eight. Oh. 80. The one after 79 and before 81. She’s been a Mom, a wife and a lover. Daughter and grand-daughter. Musician. Writer of books and plays, photographer, race car driver, truck driver, traveling salesperson selling heavy duty truck parts, classical music/opera reviewer, seamstress, radio announcer . . . and so on. In this happy and celebratory book she wr... more
  • Mental Violation: One Man's Journey from Rock Bottom to Ivy League

    by Philip Swensen
    Mental Violation isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s a recollection of past events that normal humans wouldn’t share about themselves, especially for the entire world to read. It’s graphic and intense, but transparent and genuine. I believe others can learn from my struggles and take important life lessons away from them. I’m sharing with you, how I battled my inner demons and overcame my self-destructive habits, which has allowed me to truly start living for the first time. All of us must con... more
  • Place 33: Secrets of Universal Truths Revealed Through Hypnotic Channeling

    by Sherilyn Bridget Avalon
    Ready for an adventure into enlightenment? Lose yourself in a fantastic journey through worlds and dimensions you've never imagined at the touch of a button. Take the Elevator of Enlightenment with Sherilyn and Sterling as they escape the world we know. Join them on their hypnotic travels through lands where lessons and experiences about self-growth, relationships, the choices we make, Karma and much more are discovered. Instead of another dry how-to-book, "Place 33: Secrets of Universal Truths ... more
  • Hope in All Things: Tales of faith, family and humor.

    by Shela Oaks Burdge
    Hope in all things? You bet! This short story collection is a sampling of how faith, family, and humor can sustain us through the trials of life.
  • A Long Way to School: A Story of Overcoming Challenges and Never Giving Up

    by Seconde Nimenya

    When she was a first grader, Seconde Nimenya witnessed the first civil war in her native country of Burundi, in East-Africa. Her parents were nearly killed because of their ethnicity. Many members of her extended family and her friends’ died in the war. Born in a mud hut, with dirt floors, no electricity, no indoor plumbing, no telephone, Nimenya fought to get an education, a rare luxury that was not encouraged for girls. To get to her boarding high school, Nimenya walked─ a trip that t... more

  • A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the 50s, Vol. II

    by Bernard N. Lee, Jr.
    A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the 50s – Vol. II finds our military kid living in Deutschland, while attending an American middle school and high school. His adventures, with the German and American young adults, are rich in history, suspense, and surprises. You will enjoy following this well-traveled, military kid as he navigates his early teen years in Germany during the late 1950s.
  • The Boy Who Loved Climbing Trees.

    by Bruce Sherman
    A young boy (me) Loved Climbing all kinds of trees in his youth. However, there was a very tall tree named “Old Pine” which intimidated him and all his friends from attempting to climb it. Lee...the boy’s name in the poem...finally summons the courage to challenge Old Pine. Despite a slip during his climb which frightens him, he successfully reaches the top and...when he is once more on the ground, he hugs the tree! He challenges the reader to...”turn off the TV and go climb a tree”. Now...as an... more

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