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Book: Letters to Ethan by Sharon F. Svitak
"Sharon Svitak, a native San Franciscan, mother of two grown children, and recently widowed, began writing letters to her grandson, Ethan, to work her way through the painful loss of her husband. But what began as an outlet for her grief became a project to pass on to her heirs some of the good memories of her thirty-four year marriage. A published writer of articles and essays, Letters to Ethan: [...]
 
Book: Soupy Sales - A Personal Remembrance and Tribute by Myrna L. Davis
This is an unusual story by a fan of comedian Soupy Sales. While she started out as just a fan, events in her life happened in such a way, that she ended up being a supportive friend of the comedian. Her recounting of these events, as they relate to Soupy, is based on entries in her journal that she kept for over 50 years, as well as unforgettable memories saved in a special corner of her mind. [...]
 
Book: A Dodge, a Twist and a Tobacconist (The Alexander Legacy) by Sophronia Belle Lyon
Readers asked and Sophronia listened! Be sure to check out the updated editions of this Christian Steam Pulp series! Unified point of view and softened dialect should make for a superior steam and gear experience! Tea and mechanicals all around! Florizel repairs pipes and runs the Bohemian Club until his adventuring past hurtles headlong into his dull, respectable present. A gypsy beauty with a [...]
 
Book: A Tribute to the 109th Evacuation Hospital (SM) by Dr. James Van Keuren and Mark A. Walters
This is the untold story of the 109th Evacuation Hospital (SM) which provides the reader with a piece of history about evacuation hospital semi-mobile units and my father-in-law's experiences during World War II. The veteran's interviews painted a picture of teamwork close to the front lines. Here the danger was so palpable and close to our young soldiers, as told by a nurse: " The boys were only [...]
 
Book: I,Win (Hope and Life my journey as a woman with cerebral palsy living in a non- disabled world) by Win Kelly Charles
At age 24 I decided to tell my story. Writing this autobiography gave me the opportunity to pay tribute to my family members who are passionate about life and have instilled this passion in me. My parents' extraordinary support, encouragment, and pure love were my foundation as I navigated life, overcame obstacles, and achieved successes as a young woman with cerebral palsy. I have to pay full [...]
 
Book: Hinterland by Neil Carstairs
Hinterland - somewhere between life and the afterlife, where lost souls, demons and abandoned gods roam. Why is Harry Kellen seeing visions of his daughter, dead these past twenty years? Why is Sean Regan haunted by a man made of mud and clay? And what will an old immigrant man gain by giving his granddaughter in tribute to an abandoned God? Out in the streets of London darkness is coming; ready [...]
 
Book: NO GOD - Famous Atheists and Infamous Theists by Mike Newell
This fully illustrated black and white book is a tribute to all the men and women, past, present and future who dare to break free of all the old, traditional, religious dogma and who choose to be and do good... simply for goodness sake...not for the hope of god's rewards in heaven or for the fear of punishment in hell, but just because it feels right. Atheists and agnostics are among the largest [...]
 
Book: Married or... merry? - The International(?) Greek Book of Marriage, or 40+1 Reasons Not to Get Married! by Kate Papas
What are the ingredients of a marriage? Pure love? Free sex? Nice home cooked food? Children playing around? Then, what about mother-in-laws, divorce, hatred and alimony? In my opinion, in Greece and all over the world, marriage is a mystery and -even worse- "the secret to a happy marriage remains a secret..." THE NEW YORK TIES This open-minded little book will leave you open-mouthed! HERBAL [...]
 
Book: The Ant Man by Neil Davies
Horror/Science Fiction Short Story. Digman Marley works for Antman Exterminators. He used to work at the old chemical factory on the hill, before it went out of business. His life is hard, dull and predictable. But something is happening up at the old factory, and the ants he's called to exterminate are acting strangely, and, although he doesn't know it, this week things are going to change [...]
 
Book: Mapp at Fifty - A Mapp and Lucia story in the style of the originals by E.F.Benson by Hugh Ashton
Elizabeth Mapp-Flint of Tilling is approaching her fiftieth birthday, and plans a party to celebrate the event. However, as so often happens in Tilling, things don't go entirely according to plan, as Major Benjy, her husband, over-refreshes himself at the party, and presents her with an entirely unwelcome birthday gift. Meanwhile, Emmeline ("Lucia") Pillson and her husband Georgie, together with [...]
 
Book: Hook and Peter by Doram Jacoby
"There never was a simpler happier family until the coming of Peter Pan." 'Peter and Wendy' by J.M. Barrie - Captain James Hook is a retired police officer who is called back one cold night to assist in the case of the kidnapped children of the Darling family. Follow him in his chase after his old nemesis, the child trafficker Peter Pan, through Edwardian London in this fast paced, dark [...]
 
Book: She Wore Emerald Then - Reflections On Motherhood by Carolyn Howard-Johnson, Magdalena Ball & May Lattanzio (Photographer)
"[Both] poets continue to write poems that don't sound either like banal Hallmark cards or the bitter-at-dysfunctional-family jeremiads that habitually torture MFA writing workshop participants." ~Kristin Johnson, screenwriter and founder of the Warrior Poets Project - She Wore Emerald Then is collaboration on the subject of motherhood by award-winning poets Magdalena Ball and Carolyn [...]
 
Book: A Brush with Death (Art of the Dead Book 1) by Jody Summers
A medium who paints with human ashes unleashes a murderous spiritual force. New Orleans artist Kira McGovern paints tribute portraits of the dead by mixing their cremated ashes into her oil paints. This sends her into an altered state, reliving blissful moments of their lives. But a new commission jolts her into reliving grotesque, bloody murder scenes. Kira has a horrifying realization: She's [...]
 
Book: Fluffy, Funny, and Fabulous by Linda Tarmichael, Ruth Kenyon, Helen Landrum, Vicki Foley and Anita Lewis
Remember growing up? Fluffy, Funny, and Fabulous will help you remember those special moments Wish you were closer to your family? This humorous book written by five real life sisters has turned into a self-help guide on the importance of those family relationships. The five sisters grew up in a small town in simpler times. Over the years their lives went different directions but some critical [...]
 
Book: 7 Days of Italian Cooking - Gracie's Guide to Everyday Meals (Gracie's Italian Living Series) by Mike Angarola
"7 Days of Italian Cooking - Gracie's Guide to Everyday Meals," is a tribute to wonderful foods I enjoyed as a child and the special memories my mother and grandmother provided in cooking for our family. I never thought much about our family dinners as a kid, thinking they were just typical for an Italian family. Many years later, at a grade school reunion, I was told by classmates how jealous [...]
 
Book: Lost Angel by Fred A. Ludwig
When a photo of a B-17 bomber arrives at a museum one day, nearly 70 years after she was reported missing in combat, a mystery comes to light and an adventure begins. The Angry Angel was reported lost during her final mission, she never returned home. Everyone knows she was last seen falling, the flames showing, the black smoke following her as she went in the clouds. The official reports tell [...]
 
Book: We Hope You Like This Song - An Overly Honest Story about Friendship, Death, and Mix Tapes by Bree Housley
From fourth grade onward, shy, nervous Bree Housley and fearless, outgoing Shelly were an inseparable, albeit unlikely, pair. Their friendship survived everything from the awkward years of junior high to the transformative upheavals of early adulthood until, at the young age of 25, Shelly lost her life to complications caused by Preeclampsia. We Hope You Like This Song is a tribute to the [...]
 
Book: Ancient Blood - A Novel of The Order by Brian Patrick McKinley
Avery Doyle loves vampires; he's read every novel, seen all the movies, and researched the folklore. When his first one-night-stand, Caroline, turns out to be a true vampire on the run, he jumps at the chance to leave his ordinary life and join her as a "child of the night." The honeymoon ends, however, when Caroline's brutal Creator Sebastian enslaves them on his island estate and Avery must [...]
 
Book: World Heritage Japan by John Lander
Photographer and longtime Japan resident captures stunning images of Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage sites Stunning full-color photographs Preface by Pico Iyer Author and photographer John Lander takes the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan as a starting point for exploring the country's architecture, history, customs and festivals. Lander, who has lived in Japan for 35 years, [...]
 
Book: The Story of the U.S. Secret Service by Jack L. Roberts
In March 1980, U.S. Secret Service Agent Tim McCarthy did something no one else has ever done. He took a bullet for the president. The president was Ronald Reagan. Agent McCarthy jumped in front of President Reagan as a young gunman fired six shots in an attempt to kill the president. Due to his heroic action, Agent McCarthy saved President Reagan's life. But this unsung hero never thought that [...]
 
Book: Soulality - Fruit for your Soul by Naomi Johnson
Soulality Fruit for the Soul is a collection of poems that is powerful, distinctive and full of uplifting rhythms, love and remembering. Naomi Johnson ventures into her deepest thoughts and inner emotions to compile inspirational poems. She captures each poem with an array of feelings and vibrant illustrations to express her thought in a profound manner. Her poems give vibrant images to the [...]
 
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: Tortoise Stew - Florida Fiction, Book 1 by P.C. Zick
A wild and raucous ride through the crazy world of Florida politics - Kelly reported the news. But when a bomb is left on her desk, she becomes the news. Someone wants her to stop reporting on proposed developments that threaten to destroy the landscape and bucolic nature of rural Florida. Bart taught Kelly how to be a compassionate journalist. And in the process, he became the great love of her [...]
 
Book: Perhaps You Misheard My Prayer - A cancer detour on the path with God by Vicky S Kaseorg
We don't always get to choose the path we walk in life. I sure would not have chosen cancer to celebrate my 60th year, but God had other plans. Sure I trusted God to lead me...but through the valley of the shadow of death? Wasn't there a different route? I expected the despair of cancer, but what took me by surprise was the laughter and even joy in the midst of it. While I would not have minded [...]
 
Book: How Far the Mountain - A Novel by Robert K. Swisher Jr.
"How Far The Mountain" is the story of a man, a woman, and a mountain. The woman, from the city, must go to the mountain to discover who she is after her husband's death from cancer. The man, a cowboy, must force himself to go to the mountain and make a shrine from the bones of 'Texas Lady,' the horse his wife was riding when she was killed by lightning. The mountain is only a mountain but, in [...]
 
Book: The Summer Called Angel - A story of hope on the journey through prematurity by Sola Olu
"My journey to motherhood began with a siren flashing, horn-blaring ride to the emergency room of a hospital. Within a day, everything I had imagined for the birth of my child changed." In June of 2004, graduate student Sola Olu was expecting. She was primed to receive a hard-won graduate degree from DePaul University. And, she was entering the third trimester of pregnancy with her first child. [...]
 
Book: The Syrup Maze - An Inspirational Journey Through Recovery From a Traumatic Brain Injury by Debbie Simpson
Miracles happen every day. This is one of them. From severe TBI to recovery. Just two and a half weeks after telling mom, "We are treating his body in case he wakes up," the doctor told her, "We weren't expecting this." They were amazed. Michael was in the wrong place, at the wrong time, caught between two cars that should not have been on the road. His mom started a CaringBridge account in order [...]
 
Book: The Busy Artist by Kristi Nielsen
The Busy Artist The Busy Artist is an ideal first book for young children. Even before a toddler is ready to listen to a book, the illustrations are fun and engage toddlers and pre-school children alike. It has very few words per page, making it easy for young children to listen to adults reading it. This also makes it an easy book for an early reader. Older children will learn the days of the [...]
 
Book: Things That Matter Most - Reflections by Don Hodge
Initially written as a series of articles by Don Hodge, 'Things That Matter Most: Reflections' recounts the author's life, experiences and the bold lessons he has learned along the way. With a separate chapter for each subject, Hodge's work is poised to empower spiritual and personal growth within readers from all walks of life. In 2013, Don Hodge commenced a unique yet empowering project; [...]
 
Book: The Healthy Lifestyle Book by Lilian Nickson
How to clear up space, pay off debts, build better families, and build strong health of mind and body -by boosting immune system using natural herbs, and good health practices. Our world is so enamored of busyness, our culture places such a high value on multitasking that nobody is ever going to tell you to put silence and stillness on your "to do" list for the day. If we listen to the world and [...]
 


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