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Connections and Reflections: A Memoir By Bruce Lippert
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This is the memoir of Bruce Lippert, a prominent biochemist, husband and father, who lived an active, engaged life; whose work and interests took him to live and do research in many cities and many... More > countries. But he is also someone with what he describes as a “time bomb” in his brain and spine. He has MS. It is a story that moves from a time when he was young, active and strong, and enjoyed hiking, camping, and extensive travel, up to today, where he lives in a nursing home in Brookline, Massachusetts, unable to move anything below his shoulders. But it is not a tale of sorrow or grief, but one of resilience and stamina and even humor. In spite of his disease Lippert has lived a vibrant--if not healthy--life, in the midst of overwhelming circumstances. In this book he writes about that life in a jaunty, pleasant, non-self-pitying manner, describing joys and heartaches, and details of his research in a calm, compassionate voice.< Less
Flyover Country By George Lippert
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In an infinite universe, anything that can happen, will. Cosmically speaking, though, not much of it happens to Cletus Arvil Starcher. At least until that day out in the east field, when a... More > particularly unusual idea struck him. Now, this old farmer is mastering the delicate art of human flight, as well as a few other unusual capabilities, all to the great chagrin of his spinster sister, Rachel. On top of everything, Clete finds that his heretofore unexamined life looks rather different from above. Is it enough to help an old widower reclaim some of the locked rooms in his heart? And where do his newfound abilities come from, exactly? Rachel, for one, intends to find out. Hopefully, before the neighbors do.< Less
Flyover Country By George Lippert
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In an infinite universe, anything that can happen, will. Cosmically speaking, though, not much of it happens to Cletus Arvil Starcher. At least until that day out in the east field, when a... More > particularly unusual idea struck him. Now, this old farmer is mastering the delicate art of human flight, as well as a few other unusual capabilities, all to the great chagrin of his spinster sister, Rachel. On top of everything, Clete finds that his heretofore unexamined life looks rather different from above. Is it enough to help an old widower reclaim some of the locked rooms in his heart? And where do his newfound abilities come from, exactly? Rachel, for one, intends to find out. Hopefully, before the neighbors do.< Less
Ruins of Camelot By G. Norman Lippert
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As the kingdom of Camelot descends into complacency, an ambitiously sadistic madman known as Merodach advances his rogue armies, recruiting by the sword and threatening revolt. 18-year-old Princess... More > Gabriella is the only one who understands the severity of the threat, but is powerless to convince her father or her brave commoner husband, Darrick. With defeat all but certain, Gabriella sets out on a final, desperate quest. Her plan: to confront and defeat the madman Merodach before his armies can destroy everything she loves. Alone and on foot, she must cross the haunted magical wasteland known as the Tempest Barrens, where she is beset by mutant beasts, capricious magical creatures, and even the walking dead. In the end, wounded and hopeless, Gabriella finally confronts her nemesis and learns his final, horrible secret: he is not alone, and the forces he has allied with are far more powerful than anyone could have imagined.< Less
The Riverhouse By G. Norman Lippert
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When painter Shane Bellamy attempts to relaunch his life by moving into a remote summer cottage on the Missouri river, he becomes enthralled by the property’s original owners, famed... More > depression-era artist Gustav Wilhelm and his wife, Marlena; painting their long-dead secrets of betrayal and revenge in a series of increasingly bizarre works, Shane finds that he has not only recreated their dark story on canvas, he has brought it dreadfully back to life all around him.< Less
The God of Lost Things By G. Norman Lippert
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We all experience them. Whether it's a sock in the dryer or a summer love, lost things have a dreadful way of haunting us, of sometimes pushing us right over the edge. Take Zach, a man whose lost his... More > nerve. Fortunately, he’s about to meet some very interesting creatures who will either help him find what he’s lost, or take away something a lot more important: his blood. David is a teenage boy intent on finding the truth about his mysterious new friend only to discover, however, that some lost things are best left lost. Meet the author whose lost his will to write, only to find that the stories want to be told, and they don’t plan to let him go without a fight. And more: lost loves, lost innocence, even a lost colony. So come along as we follow some of those Lost Things. Let’s look together into their hiding places. And let’s poke at them a little, find out if maybe we can get some of them to come back. Let’s just hope that they don’t bring anything else with them.< Less
The Girl on the Dock By G. Norman Lippert
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Returning to the home of her grandfather after her final school year, Petra Morganstern is a changed young witch. Confident in her recent choices, yet plagued by dreams of what they cost her, Petra... More > is unsure what to do with the rest of her life. Petra’s one ray of hope is her young step-sister, Izabella, whose simple-minded charm is only offset by the awful Phyllis, her hateful mother. Desperate to protect Izabella from the increasing rages of Phyllis, Petra struggles to find balance between the forces that seek to rule her heart. Will she cling to the choices she has already made, upholding good over her own greatest desires, or will the ghost of power and revenge, always at work in the back room of her mind, be her final undoing? As things spiral out of control, Petra finds herself confronted with the unforgiving force of destiny, thrusting her into the ultimate choice one more time. Only this time, no one will be there to save the day. This time, the choice will be Petra’s alone.< Less
The Girl on the Dock By G. Norman Lippert
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Returning to the home of her grandfather after her final school year, Petra Morganstern is a changed young witch. Confident in her recent choices, yet plagued by dreams of what they cost her, Petra... More > is unsure what to do with the rest of her life. Petra’s one ray of hope is her young step-sister, Izabella, whose simple-minded charm is only offset by the awful Phyllis, her hateful mother. Desperate to protect Izabella from the increasing rages of Phyllis, Petra struggles to find balance between the forces that seek to rule her heart. Will she cling to the choices she has already made, upholding good over her own greatest desires, or will the ghost of power and revenge, always at work in the back room of her mind, be her final undoing? As things spiral out of control, Petra finds herself confronted with the unforgiving force of destiny, thrusting her into the ultimate choice one more time. Only this time, no one will be there to save the day. This time, the choice will be Petra’s alone.< Less
The Girl on the Dock By G. Norman Lippert
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Returning to the home of her grandfather after her final school year, Petra Morganstern is a changed young witch. Confident in her recent choices, yet plagued by dreams of what they cost her, Petra... More > is unsure what to do with the rest of her life. Petra’s one ray of hope is her young step-sister, Izabella, whose simple-minded charm is only offset by the awful Phyllis, her hateful mother. Desperate to protect Izabella from the increasing rages of Phyllis, Petra struggles to find balance between the forces that seek to rule her heart. Will she cling to the choices she has already made, upholding good over her own greatest desires, or will the ghost of power and revenge, always at work in the back room of her mind, be her final undoing? As things spiral out of control, Petra finds herself confronted with the unforgiving force of destiny, thrusting her into the ultimate choice one more time. Only this time, no one will be there to save the day. This time, the choice will be Petra’s alone.< Less
The God of Lost Things By G. Norman Lippert
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We all experience them. Whether it's a sock in the dryer or a summer love, lost things have a dreadful way of haunting us, of sometimes pushing us right over the edge. Take Zach, a man whose lost his... More > nerve. Fortunately, he’s about to meet some very interesting creatures who will either help him find what he’s lost, or take away something a lot more important: his blood. David is a teenage boy intent on finding the truth about his mysterious new friend only to discover, however, that some lost things are best left lost. Meet the author whose lost his will to write, only to find that the stories want to be told, and they don’t plan to let him go without a fight. And more: lost loves, lost innocence, even a lost colony. So come along as we follow some of those Lost Things. Let’s look together into their hiding places. And let’s poke at them a little, find out if maybe we can get some of them to come back. Let’s just hope that they don’t bring anything else with them.< Less