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  • Fieldhouse

    by Scott Novosel
    Based on actual events, Fieldhouse is a story of embracing adversity through challenges, teamwork, perseverance, grit, determination, and a positive attitude! Fieldhouse follows Scotty Novosel and his journey to play basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks. What he lacks in size he makes up for in heart, but countless obstacles and a devastating setback push his dream further and further out of reach... With incredible persistence, positive energy, and help from a cast of endearing character... more
  • Follow That Arrow

    by Gwen Van Velsor
    After losing her center, her marriage, and her future in one stroke, Gwen Van Velsor set off to find a new path. She traveled across the United States before finding her way to the Camino de Santiago, a journey that would redefine her life. Her story is a reflection on love, faith and the food that got her here from there.
  • Chasing Shadows

    by Ginger Marks
    FORMER DEPUTY SHERIFF DARYL MAY writes with meticulous detail how two gunshots changed his life. On a muggy Florida night, he nearly left this world when fighting for his life in a watery ditch. This remarkable true tale is gripping and heart-thumping as you ride along with him on that dark and lonely road. If you think you know what it's like to brawl with the Messenger of Death, you don't until you've read Chasing Shadows. After several years as a lawman, May resolved that there was more to li... more
  • A Girl Named Connie

    by Carol Perkins
  • The Abortionist's Son

    by David Davis
    How far would you go to protect your family from a deeply painful truth? All David's life, he was treated as if he were expendable. Raised by a doctor who valued wealth, education and social status above all else, David was made to believe he failed to live up to his father's standards, despite his best efforts. This conditioning created a deep longing to be valued and that, coupled with his unwavering love for his cherished grandmother, led to David's introduction to Johnny Russell. Over ... more
  • Christians Are Revolting: An Infidel's Progress

    by Sean Lauren
    Christians Are Revolting: An Infidel's Progress is the story of an unremarkable young man and his thirst for truth. Charming, witty, and bright, you will wonder where these characteristics appear as the author recounts his unique experiences in the drudgery of radical faith. Over a decade of literally crying out to God for understanding, he came to conclude that Christians were revolting against the teachings of Jesus and had resurrected a brain-devouring zombie to serve instead. Surprised at ho... more
  • Heaven's Tale: from scientist to kingpin, from fugitive to father a remarkable and inspiring journey

    by Robert Widdowson
    For years, I manufactured illegal drugs just like in Breaking Bad. And that’s just the beginning of the story. When I was a scientist at University of Texas at Austin in 1984, a stranger appeared in the library one afternoon, and I soon found myself drawn into a street-world of BMX bikes and psychedelic drugs. I liked it and figured out how to manufacture a legal clone of the drug Ecstasy that I called Heaven. Working with a series of partners, I eventually ended up in Taos, New Mexico, where ... more
  • Surviving Mental Illness: My Story

    by Linda Naomi Katz
    Written from the perspective of someone whose life has been challenged by mental illness, this book offers help, hope, and inspiration to others struggling with psychological disorders. It provides information about mental illness in general—and mood disorders in particular—valuable tips about treatment and medication, and resources and organizations dedicated to helping those suffering from these disorders. Surviving Mental Illness helps break through the fear and stigma of mental illness and f... more
  • Cast From The Herd

    by M. Bakri Musa
    Memoir of a post-WWII childhood in the world's largest matriarchal society, the Minangkabau. It was also a time when Malaysia was transiting from its agrarian feudal roots to an urban democratic society, and in the background of a violent communist insurgency. The book is a ground-view level of the country's many transformational events, the Japanese Occupation , the brief but equally brutal Chinese Communist rule that continued ones an extended guerrilla warfare euphemistically referred to as "... more
  • Sea Stories: A Memoir of a Naval Officer (1956-1967)

    by Gary Slaughter
    AT THE HEIGHT OF THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, ENSIGN SLAUGHTER FOUND HIMSELF STARING EYE TO EYE WITH VITALI SAVITSKY, CAPTAIN OF A SOVIET SUBMARINE, ARMED WITH A NUCLEAR TORPEDO. On October 27, 1962 - called Black Saturday by the Kennedy White House - the USS Cony surfaced B-59, a Soviet submarine. Gary Slaughter, a 23 year-old US Navy Ensign, studied the sullen face of Captain Vitali Savitsky, his sworn enemy, at a distance of only 200 feet. Slaughter was the only officer on Cony trained to com... more
  • 153338763X

    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.

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