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Ride On By Dan Cornell
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The story of Pete Cornell and his Amazing Ride and more Amazing Life. This is just part of his story.
When My Daddy Left I lost My Sight By Acquanette Davis
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Acquanette Davis was born in Memphis Tennessee. Her Father left at a young age. She longed for him growing up. Life was not easy. One event changed her perspective on life. She fought through... More > depression, got an education, even blessed with a son but the void remained. In this book she shares her deep emotional, spiritual and mental challenges she endured to make it in life.She writes to inspire, encourage and motivate young and old women who cried for their dad in the mid night hour only to hear a pin drop of silence.< Less
No More State Greens By Troy Hough
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G-five grew up in the streets of NYC with the intentions of getting rich but suddenly realizing the path he chose is not what it seems.Back an forth out of the system. Getting shot and almost... More > Kidnapped he has to make a decision...Is this the path he really wants or does it takes for him to go to jail to start using the 5 steps of decision making to get his life back in order.< Less
Paradox Bob's Praddlings By Robert Ira Riddle
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History,sonnets, poems, and "praddling" about childhood, teaching, ranch life, and war.
Real Love II By Beverly Broadus Green
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Real Love is the detailed journey of celebrity mom and extraordinary woman, Beverly Broadus Green, mother of four sons, including rapper/hip-hop artist, Snoop Dogg. If you have ever wanted a behind... More > the scenes look at the life of the mom of a high profile world-renowned rap artist, this book will give you what you are looking for. With its highest highs and lowest lows, Beverly Broadus Green intimately shares her journey from her roots in the deep south to the bright lights of Hollywood. She gives an exceptional glimpse into what it really takes to live a life you truly love. It's more than a sharing of her experiences, but it's her story about how she learns just how deep God loves her and that it is His love that is truly the real thing.< Less
Flora Louise Harris Twachtman By Dr. Linton Hutchinson
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Flora Twachman Eastbank. This is a type of biography, it consists of people writing stories about Flora
A Wild Ride By Paul Grondahl
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A public relations master relates hilarious anecdotes about celebrities, Saratoga scenes and animal misshapes during his long career in upstate New York.
Old School Adventures from Englewood—South Side of Chicago By Elaine Hegwood Bowen
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In the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago was akin to many urban areas throughout the nation, such as those in Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles, and... More > San Francisco, among others. Once thriving black, working-class areas, many of these neighborhoods—like Englewood—are now beset by black-on-black violence and drug activity. In Old School Adventures from Englewood—South Side of Chicago, author Elaine Hegwood Bowen shares her recollections of what life was like growing up in Englewood when her parents migrated to Chicago in the early 1950s and purchased a home in 1959. She grounds her stories in exciting childhood adventures, as well as the cultural happenings of the time, discussing such issues as Dr. Martin Luther King, race riots, and integration. She provides a glimpse into what the infamous neighborhood was once like.< Less
The Preacher's Kid - 2 By Donnie "Zig Zag" Owens
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My name is Donald Vivian Owens III (aka Zig Zag), born Oct. 10, 1951. Born in East Texas, I was a country boy raised by a stay-at-home mom and Baptist Preacher father. Then when I was 20 years old,... More > moved to Dallas joined an outlaw motorcycle club known today as Scorpions M/C. I have been a member of the Scorpion Motorcycle club now for 42 years and now Chaplain. My first book took you through the series of events that ultimately ended with my spending 7 years in a federal prison. I shared with you my experiences and the transformations I experienced both during and after my served time. Now let me share with you more about me as an individual. Take a look at my life as a child, a young adult and an adult, along with personal encounters and how they shaped me into who I am today. These are my memoirs< Less
The Preacher's Kid By Donnie "Zig Zag" Owens
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My name is Donald Vivian Owens III (aka Zig Zag), born Oct. 10, 1951. Born in East Texas, I was a country boy raised by a stay-at-home mom and Baptist Preacher father. Then when I was 20 years old,... More > moved to Dallas joined an outlaw motorcycle club known today as Scorpions M/C. I have been a member of the Scorpion Motorcycle club now for 42 years and now Chaplain. This is my story about how I went to a federal prison and it changing my life. These are my memoirs.< Less
Zoomingmamma Always On The Go By Christine Regber-Martens
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In Zoomingmamma Always On The Go, I lightheartedly describe my, in many ways, special life story. Let yourself be taken on a journey where you'll discover the world of someone who does not let her... More > handicap get in her way. A healthy mix of courage, commitment, dedication, love and humor lead to situations that make us realize it is not what we can't do, but what we can do that is important. The book provokes the reader into thinking about how we can better interact with people who have disabilities. These stories must be told to remove misconceptions we have of people with cerebral palsy and other handicaps. In turn, making our perceptions more positive.< Less
From Felony to Fitness To Free By Doug Bopst
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A life changing story about how a young man made the most out of his second chance. Once, a full blown drug addict and felon, he is now passionate about helping others get healthy every day.
Nightmare in Utah By Brad Charles
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Author Brad Charles had always dreamed of opening his own restaurant. In the fall of 2005, he made that dream come true and opened Curly’s Fine Dining in southern Utah. In Nightmare in Utah,... More > Charles shares his experiences of planning for and operating this restaurant named after his stepfather. But for Charles, the dream soon turned into a nightmare. In this memoir, he narrates the ups and downs and pitfalls of business ownership against the backdrop of his personal life. He discusses the many issues he encountered in trying to run a profitable restaurant, and he also describes the host of challenges life presented including his wife Sharon’s cancer diagnosis and subsequent death, his relationship with her children, and dealings with the FBI. While sharing details of the rough patches of Charles’ experiences, Nightmare in Utah offers insights into his life as he presents commentary on issues affecting businesses and personal rights and offers solutions to help improve society.< Less
Struggle for Survival By Leland Johnston
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A Nebraska rancher, cattleman, pilot and entrepreneur tells his hardscrabble story, from the "Dirty Thirties" through WWII (New Guinea, the Philippines, and Korea) to marriage, kids, the... More > ups and downs of the cattle business, right up to the present.< Less
the only way down By Patresa Hartman
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The Only Way Down: Words About Music is a collection of prose inspired by the 9 original tracks off of Patresa Hartman's similarly titled debut album. Each chapter describes the creative process,... More > personal stories, and philosophical/spiritual questions behind each song. Hartman dives deep into the murky human experiences of death, birth, love, loss, and insecurity, all with humor in tow.< Less
The First Fifty: Lessons Learned in a Half Century of Living By Cory Ellsworth
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The First Fifty: Lessons Learned in Fifty Years of Living, by Cory Ellsworth, is an insightful and humorous look into one man's life and the things he has learned along the way. From his early days... More > on a dairy in Arizona, Cory's experiences have included working on three continents and visiting over 40 countries, raising a large family, losing beloved sons along the way, enjoying a life of service in the LDS church including a two-year mission in Germany, and creating two stage musicals. He and his wife, Amy, have moved forward with faith and humor. Life's lessons learned and shared in this book are well worth the read.< Less
“I Don’t Want to Sit In the Front Row Anymore” By Diana Walker
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Death and dying amongst family members can be traumatic, endearing and “spirit” filled, thus providing many lessons learned even as adults. We are not alone as we walk this earth. Our... More > love deepens with each loss. Join the author as she shares many tearful and light hearted occurrences in order to endure personal loss.“ I have learned so much in the past few years. I feel as though throughout my experiences I have worn many hats, medically, legally and especially as the oldest child in an Italian Catholic family that I would like to share with all of you”< Less
Nobody Calls Me Father Anymore: Experiencing the Priesthood From Pre to Post Vatican Two By Richard Gonser D. Min.
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A retired Catholic priest relates his experience of the changing face of the priesthood from seminary to retirement. What he writes about those turbulent and challenging years from 1950 to 2010... More > reveals the personal and, at times, the very difficult journey of a parish priest. With remarkable clarity and detail, Fr. Gonser shares his story of more than fifty years of priesthood in the Diocese of Cleveland. Young and older readers, laity and priests will be fascinated or reminded about the tumult of those years. An intriguing journey! Rev. Albert A. Krupp, Delegate for Senior Priests, Diocese of Cleveland While nobody may call him Father anymore , Richard Gonser writes movingly about the mystery of grace working in his own life and in the lives of the people he served and loved. His memoir captures his quiet fidelity to Gospel values in the challenging year following the Second Vatican Council. Rev. Donald Cozzens, author of Notes from the Underground: The Spiritual Journey of a Secular Priest.< Less
My Mother, My Friend, My Child: Life Before and After Alzheimer's By Carmie Renda
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As many as five million Americans have been diagnosed and are living with Alzheimer’s. This number will triple in fifteen years. This disease is real and has no boundaries. Before my mother was... More > diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, I knew little about the disease. I now have a better understanding of what she felt and how she coped in the beginning. In this book I have tried to show how my mother went from being my mother to my best friend to my child. To capture Mom’s entire life story, I’ve mixed in my journal, Home Alone with Mom -- from ten days we spent together in 2010 -- with stories from her life in the Italian-American community on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa.< Less
Standing On Principal: Because It’s Time for Change By Frank Vetro
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On February 8, 2006, Frank Vetro, the young, popular principal of a school in eastern Long Island, saw his life dramatically altered. On that day, he was arrested and effectively labeled a terrorist... More > who had hidden under the guise of a New York educator. In Standing on Principal, he shares his personal story, detailing his arrest, his nights in jail, the court proceedings, and the subsequent fight to clear his name after the alleged scandal was nurtured into the national limelight. Now he recounts the injustice, and the lack of integrity of individuals who allowed the destruction of his life without a moment’s concern for fairness or truth. Telling a real-life story of deception and scandal, Standing on Principal exposes rogue elements of a system that underestimated the tenacious character of its accused and shows how Vetro sacrificed everything as he refused to be intimidated by a political machine.< Less
Tails of the Gypsy Musher: Alaska and Beyond By Hugh H. Neff
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“This one's for the dreamers. Hugh Neff's "Tails of the Gypsy Musher" chronicles Neff's unlikely journey from the big city of Chicago to the remote outposts of Alaska. The story pulls... More > you along as easily as Neff's sled dogs do from competition to competition, from adventure to adventure. Told in a style ranging from light-hearted whimsy to wide-eyed wonder, Neff takes you into his world of beauty and love, where dogs are family and the environment is holy and sacred. It's a road worth traveling. All along the way, the spirit of Neff and his sled dogs shines through, illuminating the way for future dreamers. Geronimo, indeed.” --K.C. Johnson, Chicago-based sportswriter< Less
"Me? Depressed?" A Story of Depression from Denial to Discovery By Beth-Sarah Wright
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Me? Depressed?: A Story of Depression from Denial to Discovery is an uplifting, inspirational story of hope and healing through depression. In her own words, this well-educated, professional... More > thirty-something wife and mother, describes her journey of an unexpected diagnosis of depression from complete denial to her discovery that depression does not discriminate, is not "her" fault, needs to be openly and honestly discussed and there is always hope.< Less
The Saga of Bob Thoe - The First Third By Bob Thoe
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This book features the 1st third of 90 years of living in the latter 1900s and early 2000s with humor and pathos.
The Testimony of a Black Sheep By Willie Stokes
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The Testimony of a Black Sheep provides an “up close and inside” view into the gang culture. The author uses a continuous and consistent flow of personal anecdotes that vividly describes... More > the dangerous and subservient life of a gang member. I have shared this book with minors who are currently incarcerated in a juvenile correctional facility for crimes committed while associated with youth gangs. It was indeed a “wake up call” for the youth to get a “real” look into their futures. They were able to relate to many of the situations that the author described. Michael Fautt MA Juvenile Probation Counselor Sociology Instructor, Community College< Less
Blue Skies, Troubled Waters By Martha Lohn
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This is the unforgettable, true story, of two American Born twins in the South Pacific during the Japanese occupation of Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) during World War II. Told through the eyes of... More > (Little Angel) Martha Lohn, it is a remarkable, heartfelt journey sure to inspire you and ignite the hope you thought was lost. So, buy a copy today, wrap yourself in a comfy blanket, and prepare for the discovery of a lifetime.< Less