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A Pocketful of HODGEPODGE By Diane Stroud
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For over 15 years Diane Stroud wrote a story a week when she belonged to a writing group in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. She first heard about the group through her friend Jan. Another friend,... More > B.J., dropped in to see Jan while Diane was visiting. B.J. arrived with some heavenly homemade baked goods from her kitchen, and announced she couldn’t stay, as she was on her way to a writers’ meeting. Hearing there was actually a writing group in her newly adopted hometown, Diane expressed an interest. “Are you a writer?” B.J. asked. Blushing slightly Diane replied, “Uh, actually, no, but I love to write letters, and many have suggested that I write stories. I sure would like to attend a meeting.” B.J. encouraged her, Diane made plans to attend the very next meeting, and an author was born. These are her stories.< Less
The Ankle Express - Life & Times of Wm. Victor Gray By Victoria Gray
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The Ankle Express is true American History! Called such because my father William Victor Gray born October 29, 1921 traveled via his two feet, which he and his buddies called The Ankle Express. ... More > When they ran it was `the ankle express' to be sure! Of course he rode on horse-drawn buckboards or by means of one of his two horses named Bud and later Prince. Within these 385 pages actual humorous lifetime historical stories unfurl such as: The coons under the moon. Hogs and the humor that dear grandfather issued on that very special day. All about out-house hilarity. Preserving of foods. Skinny dipping at Forks Creek. A day in a farmers life. The Depression. The Navy years - 37 months in the Navy Armed Guard - aboard Merchant Marine ships. Impending mutiny aboard the Algonquin, Trinidad, Guantanamo Bay, Hull England -the Blitz, Loch Ewe Bay - Scotland, Papua New Guinea, V-day, Medal's won....and so much more.....< Less
When Breath Becomes Air - Summarized for Busy People: Based On the Book By Paul Kalanithi By Goldmine Reads
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Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic lung cancer at the age of thirty-six, just nearing his ten-year mark as a neurosurgeon in training.His diagnosis changed everything, including... More > the future that he and his wife, Lucy, had envisioned. When Breath Becomes Air is Kalanithi's account of his transition from being a young medical student fixated on answering the profound question about what makes one's life meaningful in spite of the certainty of death, to a trained neurosurgeon in charge of one's source of identity—the human brain, and ultimately to a man welcomed to fatherhood as well as to the realization of his mortality. What makes life worthwhile when death is but an inevitability? How will you move forward when the future you have imagined crumbles into an impasse? Why bring new life into the world when your own is slipping right between your fingers? These are only some of the thought-provoking questions Kalanithi presents in this masterfully written memoir.< Less
My Search for Radical Acceptace By Carol N. DePinto
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Just over a year ago, writer Carol DePinto first heard the term "Radical Acceptance". She was on a break from therapy and grasping for a new path to healing and wholeness. She was taken by... More > the idea of embracing her life fully, even with it's pain and challenges. She soon began to work with a therapist who accompanied her on her epic journey towards taking on "Radical Acceptance" as a way of life. In this candid and moving memoir, Carol DePinto brings her readers on a raw, honest and and ultimately redemptive moment-to-moment account of her journey towards "Radical Acceptance". She writes with uncommon openness about depression, therapy, loss, grief, the value of family, the joy of feline friends, the process of writing and the struggle of day-to-day life with bipolar illness. This story is about Carol, but it's also about each one of us in our own particular dance of struggle and surrender as we move through the varying tides of life.< Less
Alien Interview By Lawrence R. Spencer
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Copies of two letters, Top Secret military transcripts and notes from the late Matilda O'Donnell MacElroy, an Army Air Force nurse at the Roswell Army Air Field 509th Bomb Group in 1947. In her... More > letters she asserts that the transcripts are an exact recording of a series of interviews she conducted with an extraterrestrial being as part of her official duty as a flight nurse in the U.S. Army Air Force. During July and August she interviewed a saucer pilot who crashed near Roswell, New Mexico on July 8th, 1947. The being she interviewed identified itself as an officer, pilot and engineer with an Invasion Force from a civilization she refers to as "The Domain". Their space craft use the planet Venus and the asteroid belt as space ports in our solar system. The Milky Way galaxy is a tiny area within the territorial possessions of “The Domain”. The interview transcripts were kept secret – under threat of death - by Nurse MacElroy for 60 years, and released a few months before her passing at the age of 83.< Less
Keeping The Faith By Elsie Bliler
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In the early 1930's, Bishop Eli Nisly of Hutchinson, Kansas was facing a dilemma. His goal of providing farms for each of his children was being jeopardized by the high price and scarcity of land... More > suitable for farming. A new settlement was formed in Nowata, Oklahoma. Unfortunately, times became hard. Terrible drought brought on the Dust Bowl. Would the colony survive following Grandpa's passing in 1941? Elsie Nisly Bliler, granddaughter of Bishop Nisly, has compiled Keeping The Faith, a 2008 collection of heartfelt short stories spanning seventy-five years and six generations of the Eli Nisly family. From the five-day horse-and-buggy Nowata trek to missions throughout the Americas and Africa, family members of each of Bishop Nisly's children relate the lasting effects that their Amish upbringing and heritage have had on their lives and their faith through 45 stories and 235 photos. Softcover — 360 pages — 7.4" x 9.6" — ISBN 978-0-557-02023-2.< Less
In The Falling We Rise By Abby Kritzler
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As Abby Kritzler graduated high school, her life was surrounded by youthful bliss. She adored her mischievous, yet charming boyfriend Sam, and became enchanted by Jared, the seven-year old cancer... More > survivor whose playfulness kept her running through her summer days. Then, as she leaves behind the safe haven of her hometown for the unknown world of college, everything falls apart. When she learns that Jared’s cancer has come back and is inoperable, Abby returns home to face a new world—one of lingering death and uncertainty. Yet, Jared’s beaming personality provides a brightness through even the darkest of days. As Abby is finally coming to terms with Jared’s fate, more news falls upon her—Sam was one of the thirteen victims of the a devastating porch collapse in Chicago. Through In the Falling, We Rise, Abby takes the reader on an emotionally compelling journey of love and loss. She reminds us all that through life’s truly defeating moments, the human spirit can always rise.< Less
HIMBO! - Sex, Drugs, Celebrity, The Law of Attraction & Other Adventures (PDF) By Shaun Proulx
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HIMBO! is a life love letter from a man learning to live authentically without apology. A time capsule of sparkling yet gritty modern life, Shaun’s book debut includes no-holds-barred... More > provocative selections from his many contributions to the likes of The Globe & Mail and Xtra!, as well as thought-provocation from a multitude of celebrities he has interviewed for his acclaimed radio and TV shows – from Lady Gaga to Liza Minnelli, Betty White to Rosie O'Donnell. HIMBO! also sees Shaun publicly discuss for the first time something he’s kept private for years in The PROUD FM Memoir, his in-depth chronicle of his fast rise to quarterback host of the world’s first LGBT radio station, his tumultuous, often shocking experience there, and the invaluable life lessons he learned. With a forward by Shaun’s former radio partner in crime, producer / co-host Mark Wigmore, HIMBO! is a unique presentation of a man living life hard, joyfully, and to the fullest as a new millennium unfolds.< Less
DORIS MILLER (A SILENT MEDAL OF HONOR) Fourth Edition By Vickie Gail Miller
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Vickie Gail Miller, author of over 40 published books and articles, also being the niece of World War II hero Doris Miller, enlighten the world in this new year, 2013, and 4th edition novel(1st... More > published by Eakin Press in 1997) about America's 1st Black war hero to be awarded the Navy Cross in World War II, as well as being the 1st full-fledged war hero of World War II, and 1st full-fledged Black hero of World War II. A biography life story relayed as well in my (Vickie Gail Miller's) authored 337 screenplay, titled, "A BOY NAME DORIS." Compelling, rich and informative, the story travels from the infant baby's birth in Texas, to his enlistment into the United States Navy with the unforgotten Black American war hero putting forth heroic actions "Above and Beyond" his call of duties to defend America, contributing also to changes in the United States Navy.< Less
PadMad By Haydn Woollard
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Haydn, a 53 year old Yorkshireman finds himself penniless and alone in a Lancashire ex-mining town which time seemed to have left behind and where strangers were definitely unwelcome. In the... More > potentially dangerous and threatening world of Padiham, he decides to re-open a derelict drinking club. What he hadn't realised was that one had to be a Professor of Psychology to survive in such an environment. When the penny finally did drop for him, due to his sheer determination, he attempted and succeeded in changing from being the biggest piss-take in town to one of the most respected. Under the heading of Survival, all the old ethics acquired from his previous lifestyle needed to be thrown out of the window, replaced by completely new revolutionary ideas to take control of many alien situations such as shady characters, drugs, sex, armed robbery and violence. This book is not reading for the weak-minded or the easily offended, some of the accounts described can truly be described as mind-boggling... Enjoy!< Less

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