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Unlikely to Stay By Ashlie Knapp
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Brant Billings has not had much sense of permanency in his life. Raised as a foster kid, he was bounced from home to home adopted at the age of eleven. Facing a mountain of student loan debt after... More > receiving his nurse practitioner’s license, Brant accepted a job at a clinic in the small town of Parker, Oklahoma. As long as he worked in the tiny town for three years, his loans would be forgiven. Small town girl Colleen “CC” Chandler has always been used to fending for herself. Raised by hippie parents more focused on their wants and needs than their daughter’s, Colleen has not had much sense of stability in her life. When the town hosts an eligible bachelor auction, Colleen’s friends buy a date with Brant for Colleen. Both Brant and Colleen have scars that run deep. Will the two of them be able to overcome the odds stacked against them or will they simply be too much to handle?< Less
Sirius-ly Rich: A Tribute to the City of Cleveland, Ohio, the Brightest Star in the Northern Hemisphere By Jane Sutphin Leitch
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Jane Sutphin Leitch has pulled a memoir out of her once stylish hat. It introduces her father, an ordinary guy, who bought a defunct ice hockey team, borrowed a million dollars on his signature in... More > 1934, at 39 years old, to build an ice palace of almost 10,000 seats. He had to pay it all back in the Great Depression of the 1930's. He just happened to mention this at the dinner table to the startled Irish mother of six children. Throughout a 50 year marital adventure, what follows is the magic of show business, the might of small manufacturing and the magnitude of a devoted family and fascinating loyal friends who find themselves 100 years later, still wondering how it all plays out.< Less
Sirius-ly Rich: A Tribute to the City of Cleveland, Ohio, the Brightest Star In the Northern Hemisphere By Jane Sutphin Leitch
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Jane Sutphin Leitch has pulled a memoir out of her once stylish hat. It introduces her father, an ordinary guy, who bought a defunct ice hockey team, borrowed a million dollars on his signature in... More > 1934, at 39 years old, to build an ice palace of almost 10,000 seats. He had to pay it all back in the Great Depression of the 1930's. He just happened to mention this at the dinner table to the startled Irish mother of six children. Throughout a 50 year marital adventure, what follows is the magic of show business, the might of small manufacturing and the magnitude of a devoted family and fascinating loyal friends who find themselves 100 years later, still wondering how it all plays out.< Less
'What Ho! Giotto' By Freddie Owen
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"It's like painting with words"- "What Ho! Giotto" is an artist's verbal sketchbook; on life, love of Italy and the creation of a garden and studio in Le Marche, it's a mid-life... More > tale and fulfillment of a dream of painting and sketching in Italy. A mix of memoir, humour and artistic musing and all the fascinating people met along the way; from film stars to royalty. With vivid descriptions that bring the landscape to life like a painting... makes you feel like you want to jump on a plane to Italy! But the tale is not without its trials, plagues of flies, hornets, snakes, scorpions, a flood and even a lightening strike. And the beloved olive tree is destroyed in a winter storm. But the overall challenge is a success, a garden and studio are created in an area of Italy, Le Marche where Signorelli had painted five centuries before.< Less
Dragin Game On By Michael Cole
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George is a dragon. Dragin is a human. Confused? We all are and Andrew (a troll) isn't helping matters. How did these three meet? Some say it was by chance on a trip overseas. Others speculate... More > it was foretold continually through the ages. But that is a story for another time. In any case, their crazy antics in this mediocre modern world is sure to amuse and entertain.< Less
broken shells By Deena Bouknight
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Deena Bouknight’s debut contemporary novel, Broken Shells, explores how boundary lines are tampered with and buried pains are unearthed when an aging white woman discovers that her long-time... More > elderly black servant is dying. Two seemingly separate narratives become more obviously interwoven as the stories unfold. Set in South Carolina’s Columbia, Charleston, and Pawleys Island as well Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina – Broken Shells provides readers with a sense of place and historical perspective. There is humor and drama throughout— a heartfelt look at human frailties, and the importance of forgiveness and spiritual renewal.< Less
VISIONS Seeing the as it is not Viewing as it is By Greg Apple
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This compilation of words representing my tools and toys how I have learned to cope with, understand, enjoy to be amazed by our world is not just one story of just one guy of just one world.... More > Instead what you will find bound between these covers will be misunderstood,thought provoking analogies, insanely humorous photographs and stories,along with the ability to be human with your heart. My intentions here are not to prove or disprove my legal sanity issues but to help slow the deterioration of what makes us Humans. The ability to Love: To show compassion Laugh: To express true enjoyment with out insecurity Smile: To express happiness along the willingness to share the feeling and Be Happy: If I need to explain this, you better to take two books and call me in the morning!!! I shall let you decide when you wish to take the adventure into what I call my “VISIONS” of our wonderfully humorous dark world; till then my friends, LOVE, LAUGH, SMILE, and BE HAPPY!!!< Less
Pieces and fifteen other stories By Michael Hartford
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The sixteen stories in this collection explore the ways we build our sense of self out of our relationships to memory, history, and the people around us. They recognize our frailties, and are... More > generous with our dreams. From estate sales to birthday parties, from skyscrapers' roofs to cubicle farms, the characters in these stories grapple with the disappointments and exultations of the modern world. Their tone is melancholic but not despondent, wistful but not mournful; wry humor colors the contingent victories to be found in these stories. This collection contains stories published in small journals (Failbetter, Small Spiral Notebook, Ballyhoo Stories), as well as four previously unpublished pieces.< Less
Pieces and fifteen other stories By Michael Hartford
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The sixteen stories in this collection explore the ways we build our sense of self out of our relationships to memory, history, and the people around us. They recognize our frailties, and are... More > generous with our dreams. From estate sales to birthday parties, from skyscrapers' roofs to cubicle farms, the characters in these stories grapple with the disappointments and exultations of the modern world. Their tone is melancholic but not despondent, wistful but not mournful; wry humor colors the contingent victories to be found in these stories. This collection contains stories published in small journals (Failbetter, Small Spiral Notebook, Ballyhoo Stories), as well as four previously unpublished pieces.< Less
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