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  • Caskets from Costco

    by Kelly Wilson

    For twenty years, I thought that I had been marching through the stages of grief in a straight line. I had been following the formula, crossing each processed grief experience off my list.

    Except that I was totally deluded.

    And I didn’t discover that until Jim, my beloved father-in-law, died. I found myself drying off from my shower the morning after his death, really hoping he couldn’t see me naked. Or, if he could, that he was averting his eyes.

    From that momen... more

  • Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad

    by Trevor MacDonald
    TREVOR MACDONALD might not appear to be an unusual dad ... except that as a transgender man, he birthed and breastfed his own children. Insightful and witty, this memoir reveals (and overturns) some of our society’s deepest-held beliefs about gender, pregnancy, and infant care.
  • A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid In The Fifties

    by Bernard N. Lee, Jr.

     A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties, Vol. I… "finds our military kid traveling, from state-to-state in the United States of America, during his early childhood years. His encounters, with the people and cultures of the southern and mid-western sections of the country, are rich in history, adventure, and life-changing events. You will enjoy following this cunning and resourceful, military kid as he navigates his early childhood years... more

  • Leave 'er Lay

    by Cathy LaForge Tonkin
    Humor, tragedy, history and family are combined in this family memoir to make for a very interesting and entertaining read. This book includes the stories of my ancestors coming to America and stories of growing up in the midwest.
  • Chronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare

    by Dr. Patricia Pickles
    In America alone, forty-four million people suffer from mental illness. One in five individuals will experience mental confusion in a given year. Chronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare, is one family's experience in dealing with the catastrophe of battling with the disease. Stigma can be eradicated through advocacy, education and ending the silence about this taboo subject.
  • God In My Head: The true story of an ex-Christian who accidentally met God.

    by Joshua Steven Grisetti
    In the bleak winter of 2009, Agnostic and dental-phobic Josh Grisetti experienced an accidental prescription drug overdose at a dentist's office, and subsequently had an unexpected encounter with the Almighty Creator of the Universe. During the supernatural encounter, God explained the meaning of life, revealed the mysterious truths behind the writings of the Bible, unveiled the secrets of the afterlife and, most importantly, dramatically altered the spiritual course of one young man's life. ... more
  • 100 Days Drive: A Road Trip Memoir

    by Aaron Lauritsen

    In his recently released book ‘100 Days Drive' author Aaron Lauritsen chronicles a therapeutic road trip he did around North America in 2013. In it he describes a voyage of discovery, which came about accidentally, but that morphs into a spiritual journey that unlocks long forgotten memories of growing up with a single mother, being a small business owner, serving with the military and of starting all over after a lengthy divorce. 


    It begins by Aaron selling hi... more

  • My Cushing's Journey: A True Story

    by karen rhodes
    born in 1979 Karen was raised in a small town on the south coast of England. Unfortunatly alot of health issues have controlled her life restricting her ambitions. Although after leaving school she went to college and trained to be a nvq 3 health care assistant in the hope to continue on to become a nurse but life had other ideas for her and she was diagnosed with a rare disease that stole her youth and banished her dreams.
  • Why Not Me? Sometimes, We Ask the Wrong Questions

    by Elise Kea
    True life story of being diagnosed with Lupus and Guillain–Barré in less than a six month time span.
  • Celebration(s)

    by Pat Willene
    Celebrations is a story based on true incidents in the lives of two sisters. It is an inspirational story of pain, hope, and recovery. The sisterhood of Pat and Dee promotes and invites the desire to remain innocent and pure, yet sustains the shattering demonic violence of their father's requirement that beauty is equated to provocative sin and under-achievement is an unforgivable sin. It is the story of the common-ness of heroes --- those who do not make the newspaper, nor find their way to a t... more
  • The Mysteries of Eva Miller Revealed

    by Eva D. Miller
    Former American Idol contestant Eva Miller takes you on an inspiring journey of both tragedy and triumph. Through her courage and faith Eva set out on a mission to unravel the mysteries that shrouded her life, she never knew what could possibly await her. Join her as she shares her story of abandonment, abuse, and deception as the mysteries of Eva Miller are revealed.
  • Cold War Kid

    by Tom Hanley
    For Immediate Release Honolulu, HI – While most autobiographies are released by world-renowned celebrities and dignitaries, it’s often the story of the ‘regular guy’ that makes millions sit up and listen. With sixty-two years of life’s ups and downs to recall, Hanley’s side-splitting and thought-provoking new memoir bares all in what can only be described as a unique fusion of whimsicality and social commentary. ‘Cold War Kid’ will resonate with those who remember America during the Cold W... more
  • I Am His and He Is Mine

    by Alisha Sheryl
    Alisha, a ten-year-old student, was a defenseless lamb trying to survive in the midst of a throng of wolves throughout her middle school and high school years. She discovered that oftentimes the enemy uses people, places, events, and a number of means to ruthlessly persecute the Lord’s lambs in futile attempts to steal human souls. Alisha was no exception as she weathered the attacks of bullying, discrimination, and along with a plethora of other ugly things that shook her confidence in herself.... more
  • The Olive Picker - A memoir

    by Kathryn Brettell
    More than a memoir, The Olive Picker is a touching experience brimming with strength and triumph. Facing a horrific attack, a resourceful nurse must summon her wits or lose her life. In this brave and shocking memoir, the author masterfully guides us through the pivotal points of her life, from an abusive upbringing that destroys her self-confidence, to the wreckage of an ill-conceived marriage, and onto a defining moment, full of grace and mercy, which gave her the wings to become the conquerin... more
  • SCRATCHINGS OF A MADWOMAN

    by Rhonda Nass
    Through personal stories and colored pencil drawings, Rhonda Nass communicates deeper meanings of words of faith. She believes these words are relevant to all and invites readers to define the same words using their stories. To enable those wishing to add visuals to their stories, the author provides a step-by-step instructional guide to complete their drawings.
  • Coins in the Fountain

    by Judith Works
    Innocents Abroad collide with La Dolce Vita when the author and her husband arrive in the ancient city of Rome fresh from the depths of Oregon. While the author endeavored to learn the folkways of the United Nations, her husband tangled with unfamiliar vegetables in a valiant effort to learn to cook Italian-style. In between, they attended weddings, enjoyed a close-up with the pope, tried their hands at grape harvesting, and savored country weekends where the ancient Etruscans still seemed to be... more

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