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Life Lessons from a Baker's Dozen (Special Edition to Benefit Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter) By Kerry Luksic
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SPECIAL EDITION TO BENEFIT ALZHEIMER'S ASS'N, DELAWARE VALLEY CHAPTER: While growing up in an Irish Catholic family of fifteen, life was often chaotic for young Kerry Lonergan. Yet through it all,... More > her mother was the source of calmness, juggling everyday living with the patience of a saint and the efficiency of an engineer. Full of humor, drama, and inspiring pearls of wisdom, this story is a tribute to Bobbie Lonergan, an amazing mother who raised thirteen children and who now struggles with Alzheimer's disease. Kerry finds the answer through a trip down memory lane that brings laughter, tears, and a personal journey that challenges her faith, but leads her back to her mother's most powerful life lesson. The book also contains a highly useful resources section for anyone whose life has been affected by Alzheimer's disease. It includes Alzheimer's statistics, information about support groups, online resources, and advocacy. These resources are updated and expanded at KerryLuksic.com regularly.< Less
The Art of Emile Gobeil By Nelson Agustin
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Emile was a prolific artist who lived in Victoria, BC, with his partner Michael Woodman. He worked with both paint and hand-made felt to reveal the human form and display abstract images. He paid... More > such great attention to detail in creating his art, that it was not uncommon for him to ask someone on the street or a friend if he could study their hand or face so he could capture the grace he saw in life. Art Deco painters such as Tamara de Lempicka influenced Emile’s art, but his struggle with HIV also taught him to live each moment, and in turn, embrace and breathe life into his creativity. As a young man Emile trained as a pastry chef, worked for a chocolatier, started his own croissant business called C’est Bonne, and wrote and illustrated his own cookbook How to Bake a Cake. Emile passed away in 2003 surrounded by friends and family, but not before creating a huge collection of distinct and stunning art that showed his passion for life.< Less
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The Journey to Destiny By Ed Vaughn
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WHILE relishing success in her young career as a research analyst, Sara Williams enjoyed traveling and interacting with clients on their projects. Home base was Allentown, PA, where a small-town... More > backdrop provided her a foundation of family values and faith. However, Sara's ambition was much larger than a small town could provide. When an unexpected opportunity arose out of tragedy, she moved to New York City to chase her dreams and push her career forward in a corporate position. COMING from Elmira, New York, Luke Scott had lived in New York City since graduating from Syracuse University. His inherited work ethic helped him quickly establish himself at the corporate level, but his personal life was a different matter. He struggled to figure out what was missing in his life. THESE two strangers traveled different paths to New York City, but they shared a passion for their careers and a desire for change. They hoped to build lives that included love, maybe even destiny.< Less
A Debt Free Life By Jordan Kearney
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Every day, people from all walks of life struggle with the burdens of debt. The average person owes ten thousand dollars and 40% of American families spend more than they actually earn. This... More > doesn’t need to be the case. There is a way out for those who are willing to make the effort. Based on the personal experience of a young artist who nearly went bankrupt before conquering debt, A Debt Free Life spells out a realistic and effective solution to financial problems. In a candid, down-to-earth manner punctuated with words of encouragement, Jordan Kearney shows you how debt elimination can be handled both successfully, and meaningfully. Unlike many debt management books, A Debt Free Life also includes EXERCISES and WORKSHEETS designed to help anyone facilitate a simple and proactive plan to understand spending habits, redirect cash flow, and finally overcome debt. Getting out of debt doesn’t have to be an impossible dream. With A Debt Free Life, that dream can come true.< Less
A Life Reclaimed By Aysha Osman
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The book tells the story of a girl’s struggle for freedom and happiness growing up within a strict family in a Moslem country (Turkey). We vividly experience her tremendous frustration as she... More > fights to have a normal childhood while at the same time trying to satisfy the demands of her neurotic and work-obsessed parents. From the first page, the reader begins to identify with the little Aysha and feels the pain in her young heart. As she grows, we accompany her through various traumas (abuse, neglect and harassment, a first relationship and separation), until her escape (aged 27) from her social and psychological confines. Despite often plumbing the depths of despair, she never loses her sense of hope and determination that she will one day find freedom and happiness. Offering insight into how our experiences as children shape who we are today, it is in a sense a self-help book. The emotions that Aysha expresses are universal and will strike a chord with many people, particularly women.< Less
The Journey to Destiny By Ed Vaughn
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WHILE relishing success in her young career as a research analyst, Sara Williams enjoyed traveling and interacting with clients on their projects. Home base was Allentown, PA, where a small-town... More > backdrop provided her a foundation of family values and faith. However, Sara's ambition was much larger than a small town could provide. When an unexpected opportunity arose out of tragedy, she moved to New York City to chase her dreams and push her career forward in a corporate position. COMING from Elmira, New York, Luke Scott had lived in New York City since graduating from Syracuse University. His inherited work ethic helped him quickly establish himself at the corporate level, but his personal life was a different matter. He struggled to figure out what was missing in his life. THESE two strangers traveled different paths to New York City, but they shared a passion for their careers and a desire for change. They hoped to build lives that included love, maybe even destiny.< Less
Los Treinta y Tres By Liam Bachelor
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Alicia is a young girl who lives with her parents in Chile. Her father works in a mine in order to scrape a living together for his family. One fateful day, the mine collapses, trapping him and... More > thirty-two other miners inside. This is the story of their struggle to survive…< Less

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