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Book: If You Take a Horse to the Gym by Sylvia Andrews
Nessie, a nine year old girl, has a problem with emotionally related weight gain and so does Tessie, the horse she loves. But what happens when she takes Tessie to the gym. In this book they learn how to lose weight, eat right, and have fun doing it. A humorous treatment of the serious issue of childhood obesity. Great for grade school children or for parents to read to younger children. [...]
 
Book: What Is Fat For? Re-Thinking Obesity Science by Ignatius Brady
Obesity science has reached a crossroads: The carbohydrate hypothesis is poised to overtake "calories in, calories out" as the predominant understanding of weight gain. Physicians, dietitians and trainers have come to treat "carbs are bad" as a new gospel, preaching a lifestyle that strays very far from the true scientific consensus. In "What Is Fat For?" Ignatius Brady, a weight loss physician [...]
 
Book: My Father's Prostitute - Story of a Stolen Childhood by Steven Whitacre
An honest, and sometimes brutal, true story of one man's struggle growing up in the shadow of childhood sexual abuse. From his difficulties growing up, to his drug addiction, failed relationships, and struggles with parenthood, the author takes us through the ups and downs of a life spent in the shadows, trying to make sense of the events that formed the basis of his being. Sometimes tragic, [...]
 
Book: Childhood's Day by John B. Rosenman
This story stems from a specific memory. I was walking down the street on the way to a doctor's appointment when I noticed a store specializing in reprographs. Reprography is the reproduction of graphics through various means such as photography. For example, the reproduction of an old photograph into a new one. Just like that, an idea for a story leaped into my head. Suppose you could reproduce [...]
 
Book: Circumstances of Childhood by John W. Howell
When a former pro football star and broadcaster, now a Wall Street maven is accused of insider trading, will he be able to prove his innocence and expose those who are guilty? Greg and his boyhood pal dreamed of big success in professional football and then later in business. Greg was the only one to live the dream. Now the founder of an investment fund Greg is faced with a routine audit finding [...]
 
Book: Life Over A Cup Of Tea by Ray Stone
A collection of humorous, sad, thoughtful and thought provoking poetry, lyrics and anecdotes. This collection is a look at life through the eyes - and warped mind - of an englishman living in the USA. This is a must that can bring light releif to that time of day when one sips the elixir of life - a cup of tea.
 
Book: Vagabond Boy - Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos by Joel Everett Harding
This true adventure story concerns a boy who navigates through an unusual childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents, bumping into reality at every turn. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle confusing lessons he must choose to accept or discard at his peril. The book abounds in humor and boyhood adventure, [...]
 
Book: Backyards & Belly Laughs by Nancy J. Tobin
A charming, rare collection of photographic memories from the turn-of-the-century depicting children playing games and having fun. Each historic image is accompanied by a delightful poem written in the cadence of children's games of the era. A book for children and adults alike, these images portray life in the backyard, captured in the split-second of a camera flash one-hundred years ago. Peek [...]
 
Book: I've Said It All Before by Mario Colao
This book, might be about me. But at the end, it's really about you. It's about all the lies, and excuses, and nonsense we all tell ourselves to keep things from being too scary, even when we're totally unhappy. This isn't just about self-help or motivation (even though it's those things too.) Nope, it's about something more. It's me getting as personal as I possibly can in order to show you that [...]
 
Book: We Have Got It All Wrong! Our Failed "Sick-Care System" by James R. Granger
Dr. Granger discusses the need to change our approach to health care. Obesity, Cancer, pharmaceuticals, the use of vaccines, medical marijuana and other controversial aspects of our current "health care" system are discussed. Dr. Granger also provides suggestions for improving individual health and our health care system as a whole. Many revealing facts about the pharmaceutical industry, the [...]
 
Book: It's My Turn to Be the Hero - The Escapades of Three Tropical Baby-Boomers by BA, LMSW, Mr. Etienne A. Gibbs
Sitting here in my home on the island of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands with plenty of retirement time on my hands, my mind keeps wandering back to my early teaching days at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School here on St. Thomas. But, I especially can't help thinking about Tom, Dick, and Larry, those rambunctious three musketeers-students of my third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade [...]
 
Book: Stop and Think About Guns in Your Life-Childhood by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
This is a unique form of memoir which focuses exclusively on specific events during a lifetime that exposed the writer to various types of firearms and weapons in a whole gamut of situations that took place in many different parts of the world. The author, draws almost exclusively on his own experiences. He is neither a gun collector nor gun enthusiast, and has never served in any military or [...]
 
Book: Happy Looks Good on You, Babe - How to Stand Up After Life Knocks You Down by Kristina Richie
Kristina, an adoptee, struggled with emotional issues directly related to her adoption throughout her adolescence and young adulthood. As a result, she made life decisions that would ultimately backfire, leaving her to pick up the pieces of her life and move forward. Kristina found herself a three-time divorced single mom of four by the age of 30, struggling with identity issues and feeling like [...]
 
Book: My Soul to Keep - Volume I by Ashleigh Grant
It has been called many things. It used to be called multiple personality, but the name itself was shrouded by layers of misconceptions. Now it has a more clinical-sounding name, one that I feel is even more woefully inaccurate. I still refer to it as a separated personality. This book became an integral part of my own healing process. It began it as a personal journal more than twenty years ago [...]
 
Book: Tractors, Diggers & Dozers - A Childhood Education Science Picture Book About Tractors, Diggers & Bulldozers by Lilley Light
Written by Lilly Light, 'Tractors, Diggers and Dozers - A Childhood Education Science Picture Book About Tractors, Diggers & Bulldozers' is a non-fiction introduction to the wonderful world of heavy equipment. The book is filled with colorful photographs that look amazingly good on all devices and are sure to please younger children and kids ages 6-8 and also boys and men. Lilley presents the [...]
 
Book: Fat Boy Thin Man by Michael Prager
Fat from an early age, the author had an obese adolescence that last into his 30s. Despite having lost more than 130 pounds three times, he weighed 365 in October 1991, when he began accepting that he might be a food addict, and undertaking the practices and treatments designed for alcoholics. "Fat Boy Thin Man" relates what it was like to grow up fat, what it was like to experience reliable [...]
 
Book: The Quick and Easy Sleep Apnea Book by Gautam Soparkar, MD
If you have sleep apnea, think you might have it, or know someone who does, th is award-winning book is for you! The Quick an d Easy Sleep Apnea Book has been honored with a Readers Favorite Silver award an d a final is t position in the International Book Awards. Sleep apnea is a relatively new subject in health care. It is very common an d is associated with m an y other medical conditions, [...]
 
Book: How to be Schoolgirl Skinny - Eat Your Cake and Have Your Figure Too! by Dr. Crystal Green
How to Be Schoolgirl Skinny: Eat Your Cake and Have Your Figure Too! is a revolutionary weight loss and health management book based on the Schoolgirl Skinny Program, which is a dietary lifestyle solution developed by Health and Wellness Expert Dr. Crystal Green. If you are interested in losing weight and managing health conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, and High [...]
 
Book: Food as an Idol - The Types, Causes, Consequences, Conquering, and Prevention of Disordered Eating by Pamela K Orgeron
The best-selling book for ABC's Ministries, Food as an Idol: Finding Freedom from Disordered - Eating published in 2017 offers hope and practical methods to overcoming and preventing disordered eating. This book is an adapted version of that book intended to reach a broader audience, especially classroom educators. The first book entitled Food as an Idol was born out of the author's own struggle [...]
 
Book: Get Your Sparkle Back - 10 Steps to Weight Loss and Overcoming Emotional Eating by Silvana Siskov
Are you finding it hard to manage your weight? Have you tried every diet under the sun, but nothing worked? Are you turning to food to deal with stress? Get Your Sparkle Back offers you the simple diet advice and lifestyle support needed to start making the changes that will help you turn your health and life around. Do you want to discover how to free yourself from the dietary trap and create [...]
 
Book: A Life Not My Own by T. M. Brown
In A Life Not My Own, Tina shares her personal experiences of child abuse and neglect, her struggles as a teenager and in her young adult life. The book started as a journal and was her attempt to address many of the secrets she kept from her family, pushing it all to the back in her mind. As the memories continued to resurface, she was forced to address the issues that ultimately led to her [...]
 
Book: Hymie and the Angel by Norman Beim
"Hymie and the Angel" is both a memoir and a fantasy, a visit with relatives long since gone. I selected a picture of my father for the cover. I've set the Greek legend of Alcestis in Newark, New Jersey in the 1930s. This book features both suspense and love. The book is also a picture of an immigrant family, a group of people from an old country struggling and adapting to a new life, clinging to [...]
 
Book: The Man Behind the Shadow by Rony Lamur
Touching, honest, interesting and elegantly styled, The Man Behind The Shadow is a self-help, motivational, and inspirational novel. Many people, while going through hard times, tend to believe that it is impossible to improve their situations. Others believe that nature and society are all against them, thus the chance of succeeding is almost non-existent. Many young men and women tend to [...]
 
Book: Conflicting Hearts by J. D. Burrows
Rachel Hayward hoped to have a quiet thirtieth birthday alone. Instead, fate had different plans. Late for work, she takes her eyes off the road and rear-ends the car in front of her. The brief colliding encounter begins a relationship between two strangers who are struggling to overcome their past. As the romance deepens and intimacy results, their desires conflict. Ian is tenderhearted and [...]
 
Book: Fallen Angels Cry Too by Tricia Wynter
My book 'Fallen Angels Cry Too' is an account of different situations that have taken place in my life. I have included a mixture of poetry to certain chapters in my book, where this allows me to express myself of that particular moment. My book is to show that although someone may have an unsettled start in life; it doesn't mean that we are damned. An angel may sometimes fall from grace...but [...]
 
Book: Land Of Mountains by Jinx Schwartz
A Strange Island Teeming with Voodoo, Mystery and More A ten-year-old's new home on an exotic Caribbean island proves so fascinating she quickly forgets she didn't want to leave Texas. After all, where better than a jungle world teeming with voodoo, mystery, and a really pesky zombie, to indulge her favorite pastime: snooping. > > > In this humorous mystery, award-winning author Jinx Schwartz [...]
 
Book: When Angels Fly by S. Jackson
After surviving the cruel rage of tyranny from her mother and ex-husband, Sarah Jackson traveled a new path; a journey of loss, heartbreak, and ultimately strength. How do we survive the unthinkable, our child suffering from a terminal illness? They say there is no greater loss than that of a child; I say losing a child is the king of loss. Sometimes the thing that helps us survive it, is knowing [...]
 
Book: The man-eating tiger of Yeleswaram - and other tales from my Indian childhood by Rajesh Valluri
Also from the Author Akhi's Bytes and NASA's Flights: Off to Mars - Now on sale on Amazon.com https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N6R6CB7/ When a man-eating tiger was on the prowl terrorising villagers in the area, the local landlord, or Zamindar as they are called in India, took it upon himself to get rid of the menace. Being an avid hunter with years of experience behind him, he was angry and [...]
 
Book: We're Not Like the Others by Leonard Stegmann
In this collection of his popular humor essays, Leonard Stegmann confronts his fear as he comes face-to-face with a hideous Louisiana night creature, explains why as a child he felt the need to shoot a bottle rocket out of his bedroom window, how he came to the conclusion that he much prefers going to funerals than weddings, and why, even though he would have preferred his house to be cleaned by [...]
 
Book: People and Things That Went Before by Leonard Stegmann
We are told we shouldn't live in the past, but surely there's no harm in the occasional visit? In this nostalgic collection, Leonard Stegmann remembers those delicious school lunches, his first cuss word, what he should have told those nuns and his grandma's incomprehensible inability to see the nearly-unlimited humor potential in a slice of rubber cheese. A warm, funny and sometimes sad look [...]
 
Book: Zoren - Child of God by Sarah Duffy
Zoren's destiny and purpose in Christ is prophesied about to his mother's family. A spiritual war erupts around him crumbling his peaceful life and leading him to search out his true identity as a chosen child of God. Zoren must arise in bravery and take up his fiery sword of the spirit. All seems lost when he is captured by the evil King of Ragost, but with his mysterious companion he will [...]
 
Book: Home by Uvi Poznansky
Home. A simple word; a loaded one. You can say it in a whisper; you can say it in a cry. Expressed in the voices of father and daughter, you can hear a visceral longing, in poems and prose, for an ideal place. A place never to be found again. Imagine the shock, imagine the sadness when a daughter discovers her father's work, the poetry he had never shared with anyone during the last two decades [...]
 
Book: Letters to My Children by Russell Bittner
What follows (part dialogue, part monologue, mostly rumination) is a series of letters I wrote to my two children, Chris(topher) Russell and Alex(andra) Sophia, over the course of 24 years. The first letter is one I wrote to my son on his day of birth: November 25, 1991; the last is one I wrote to my daughter leading up to her twenty-first birthday on June 8, 2015. Some letters are missing from [...]
 
Book: 100 Little Words on Parenthood by Charlie Plunkett
100 Little Words on Parenthood As told by parents, grandparents and experts - A beautiful collection of anecdotes, poems, words of wisdom and humour on all aspects of parenthood. Compiled by author Charlie Plunkett with contributions from mums, dads, grandparents and experts who all share their experiences on what parenthood means to them in exactly 100 words. From the miracle of birth and those [...]
 
Book: The Church Across the Street by Neil Griffin
Amazon reviews - "a very special read," "thoroughly enjoyable, and very funny indeed," "this novel had me staying up very late and wanting more, so off to bed early the second night to finish it," "I loved this book, it took me back to many times in my childhood," "poignant, sad, triumphant and funny" "full of social comment, and written with large amounts of humour," "thoughtful and thought [...]
 


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