When he replaces his name with a letter and his past with a blank slate, W expects that all of his troubles will be behind him.
University, however, has another idea, and sends a flurry of papers,... More > stresses, and boring professors his way. Enter Esther, a too-loud, too-colourful girl with a flair for the dramatic and a distinct lack of inhibitions.
Together, they face the trials and tribulations of road trips and exams, Chinese food and one-night stands, and survive even the worst of it. When the past comes knocking at their door, Esther embraces it - a little too wholeheartedly - and W is left a little shell shocked, comforted only by his tea and his books. Through it all, they maanged to stick together and come out the other side with a hand-picked family of friends and a passion for strange music.
Welcome to the apartment with no spoons.< Less
The landlord's identity is unknown, the lawn is growing wild, and old phone books are stacked against the front door, yet amidst this chaos, a pit bull and a duckling are best friends. A family is... More > mended and torn to bits, a schizophrenic old woman finds peace, and a motley young man named Christian makes real change by simply following "the house rules".
Set in a low-income, subsidized house at the end of the block, a group of random characters, all rejects in their own way, find a way to thrive in an unforgiving world. With the landlord rarely seen or heard from, who's keeping an eye? Absent Landlord is a heartwarming tale of how a young man's faith in the right things turns a dilapidated house into a true home.
Told with elegance and a simple grace, Raw Spoon (Ross Boone) has created nothing short of the next great American novel.< Less
I think it is amazing that I have a book out. There was no sign of my being a poet in any of my schooling, especially in the free world. I flunked all of my English and language... More > classes, and did not pick up reading until I lost my physical freedom.
I became a student in life, learning whatever I could, seeking out new things to know and do. This led to my meeting some splendid people, and to reading and studying some fascinating books. I gained a love and appreciation for the arts, for language, and for English. One must love and be love to be real – to walk in your own shoes.
I offer these poems of realness with an open heart, mind, and soul. I hope this book inspires you to be you, and to walk in your own realness – to stay real, forever glowing and growing.< Less
The key to so many good recipes is in the sauce. And in my family, no one is allowed to use anything but a stainless steel pot to cook and a wooden spoon to stir. These things are absolutely... More > non-negotiable.
Enjoy our Italian and Norwegian family recipes and amazing stories!< Less
The Dating Spoon is a cookbook built for anyone who wants to put together a special meal for someone they care about. The authors have assembled a unique collection of Italian-influenced recipes that... More > both impress the intellect and delight the senses. The recipes vary from contemporary takes on time-tested classics to entirely original recipes that think outside the box in terms of ingredient and flavor use. For extra amusement many of the recipes include little bits of scientific trivia that tie together the art-and-science theme of the book and also serve as great fodder for conversation. And who knows, once you get a handle on the art and science behind these recipes you might feel compelled to try some of your own date-night experimentation!
An ebook version of this cookbook is also available on Lulu for $6.99.< Less