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Book: The D.A.'s Forever by Laura Pinto
***Mature Content*** What happens when four greasers from the '50s reunite in the '80s? It's 1988, and four men reunite for a special Fifties-themed homecoming celebration at their old New Jersey high school, thirty years after graduation. While in their teens, the boys had been known collectively as the D.A.'s (no relation to the legal profession) not so much a "gang" as a tight group of friends [...]
 
Book: We'd Like to do a Number Now by Ted Tayler
These stories are from my time as a singer in groups in the 60s and early 70s. They cover early gigs close to home, plus many across the country supporting household names, past and present. Stories which give an insight into the pleasures and pitfalls of being in a group and characters we met along the way. Some will make you laugh, others will make you think. All of them are true.
 
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 Dennis Bisskit Adventures by Stephen Ainley
THE HILARIOUS STORY OF A YOUNG BOY'S GROWING UP YEARS Meet Dennis Bisskit, short; ginger-haired; kind-hearted; game for anything. Born in 1945 on the day the war ended; it should have been a good omen. Instead it's been one disaster after another. Luckily fate normally steps in to save the day. Gasp at the great holiday camp knobbly-knees scandal of 1955! Be amazed as Dennis attempts to win back [...]
 
Book: Between Pieces by Paul Keene
Teenager Conor Kelman starts high school in a new town determined to make friends--the kind that set good examples. A small group of students with their own brand of bizarre behavior accepts him. He watches life from the outside as they take him on a roller coaster of parties, drinking, girls and tragedy. Can Gabbie, the pawnshop guitar and the ghost that came with her satisfy the hunger that [...]
 
Book: Four To Dawn - a novel by May J. Panayi
An office building is locked up for the bank holiday weekend. Four women have hidden inside for personal reasons. They have lots of time to reflect on life. Why are they there? Who comes out? This is a drama that plays out through stories told. Sometimes sad, sometimes happy, often explicit; let readers tell you: "Brilliantly portrayed and to be honest after the ending, it made me want to read it [...]
 
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: Life Rocks On by Laura Pinto
***Mature Content*** Three men. Two women. New York City in the Sixties was a place and time when rock music ruled the airwaves and the souls of teenagers forging rebellious paths diverging from those of their conformist parents. Inside of a decade, life in the civilized world had undergone a paradigm shift, evolving from a single-course meal into a veritable buffet ... and the choices were [...]
 
Book: A Year on Planet Mercury by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's largest collection of humor essays, quizzes and nostalgia explores such topics such as what it's like to boo a wheelchair-bound sports legend, cooking fried liverwurst, discovering udder cream and why geese are truly nature's most hideous creation. This book is packed with pages and pages of Leonard's dubious wisdom and questionable insight, and certainly contains more of his [...]
 
Book: A Nice Guy in the Night Sky by Leonard Stegmann
Angry barbers, nudist retreats, belly dancers, Farrah Fawcett and Clearasil. In this collection of his hilarious and slightly popular essays Leonard Stegmann has something to say about each of them, and so much more besides. You'll laugh and you'll cry, although if you find yourself doing both at the same time you really should think about seeing that therapist.
 
Book: The Last Clean Stream in America by Leonard Stegmann
In his second collection of humor, nostalgia and quizzes Leonard Stegmann asks whether Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal ever did the dirty deed, reveals the patron saints of salmon, herpes and television, visits a nudist camp and explains why the horse is just about the stupidest creature ever to exist on God's green earth..
 
Book: Tales From The Sidewalks Of New York by Ron Ross
Ron Ross, described by Publisher's Weekly as a "writer with the flair and spellbinding magnetism of a natural storyteller," continues in that mold with his latest work, "TALES FROM THE SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK." In this collection of short stories Ross captures the uniqueness of the "only from New York" characters whose deeds, adventures and exploits, together with the blend of plots, create an [...]
 
Book: mindscapers by John Turner (Author) & David Turner (Editor)
In a world where lifespans have been hugely increased to hundreds of years by scientific advances, life can become tedious after the first 50 years or so. No problem. A visit to the Department of Selective Memory Elimination will soon set you right on a new road, a new life. The problem is, what do we know about Government Departments? Are they always efficient, competent, caring? Odd things [...]
 
Book: For the Love of Licorice - Licorice Lovers Share Sweet Memories by Doug Erlandson
Licorice Lovers Rejoice! Licorice Lovers Share Sweet Memories Jerry Garcia once said: Grateful Dead Fans are like people who like licorice. Not everyone likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice. This book was written "by licorice lovers, for licorice lovers." It includes dozens of funny, heartwarming and fascinating stories, all centered on that sweet, sticky root [...]
 
Book: Okinawans' Forty-Nine Day Funeral by Hitomi Kemper
This book will tell you how to strengthening your inner core when obstacles strike at you. It could be educational. This book is a non-fiction but as if I have lived in a fiction world that is why it is important for me to write about it. It will shock you with metaphysical, human agony, suffocation, yet there were angels help. The story will warm your heart at the end after all the drama. What [...]
 
Book: Heywood Jablomi - The Internet Essays 1848 - 1853 by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's first book of humor, nostalgia and quizzes. Topics include cruises, a Monkees quiz, antiquing with Michael Jackson, cocaine, lucid dreaming, a Seinfeld quiz, the Beatles, updated Christmas carols, an African trilogy and if a person can really laugh himself to death. Well, Chum, here's your chance to find out..
 
Book: Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes by Leonard Stegmann
Finally, forty of Leonard Stegmann's most popular quizzes have been jammed into one glorious book. "Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes" is more than just a mere collection, and more than just a compilation. Why, it's nothing short of a veritable pantload of fun! Each quiz is presented with one of Leonard's humorous introductions, making this a book of both essays and trivia. Quiz subjects include [...]
 
Book: Among the Jimson Weeds by Paul Keene
Conor Kelman, a young man coming of age, faces triumph and trauma every day. Misunderstood and not learning or knowing how to deal with his issues, he is in a constant state of awkward discomfort. Weird, different, he tries to fit in, to be accepted. He searches for something to call his own--his girlfriend, guitar, a little white house in an apple orchard. Inwardly, he hangs from a cliff by his [...]
 
Book: Nuns! A Memoir by Bernard Mendillo
Seven hundred and sixty years after St. Domenic founded the religious order that was to bear his name, I graduated from St. Pius Dominican Grammar School in Providence, Rhode Island. Is that a miracle? Was my beloved New York Football Giants' victory in Superbowl XLII a miracle? I'll leave those considerations, dear reader, in your more-than-capable hands. As for me, I went to St. Pius from 1954 [...]
 
Book: Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes Strikes Again! by Leonard Stegmann
What, back so soon? Well, here's another pantload for you. This time Leonard presents dozens of quizzes on such varied topics as Pet Rocks, Seinfeld, Your Filthy Body, The Andy Griffith Show, Howard Stern, Clowns and The Black Plague. What could be more fun than that? Oh, and of course Cats, because Leonard has bills to pay, too.
 
Book: Cut Limbo - Running away is never easy by Peter L. Masters
Panky's crazy drug dealing days might be over, the Russian mob is after him and he needs to get away from Amsterdam - fast! Chris has finally settled down and lives with his family in the depths of the Philippine jungle. He's put his sordid past well and truly behind him, or he thinks he has. Although Panky hasn't seen Chris for over a decade, hiding in the Philippines seems perfect, the guys [...]
 
Book: Feels Like the First Time - A True Love Story by Shawn Inmon
"The Wonder Years" meets "The Notebook." Do you remember your first love? Shawn and Dawn met when they were both teenagers, and fell in love. All they wanted was a chance to be together, to find their destiny, but it was not to be. They were separated, apparently forever, in 1979. A chance meeting twenty-seven years gave them a second chance at first love. If you remember your first love, your [...]
 
Book: The Carousel - Thea Hartley by Thea Hartley
Millie is a nine year old girl who loves the past. She reads books about the Victorian age, and finds them very romantic. Millie's Nana is the opposite, she has pink hair with pink leggings to match. However Nana and Millie get on very well and often go shopping together. One day, Millie sees a beautiful, old, Victorian carousel for sale in a toyshop, she falls in love with it. However, it is [...]
 
Book: Backwards Into the Future by Bronwyn Elsmore
You can't go back, her friends say, but Mary has to do it. Going back to her old hometown is the only way she can silence a voice from the past. And find her childhood friend. One is pushing her, the other is holding back, and between the two there's much to be resolved. The plum tree has gone, but a lemon tree thrives. The mystery surrounding the boat with the painted eyes may never be solved; [...]
 
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: With Music In Their Hearts (The Spies of World War II Book 1) by Carole Brown
Angry at being rejected for military service, Minister Tyrell Walker accepts the call to serve as a civilian spy within his own country. Across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio, a spy working for a foreign country is stealing secret plans for newly developed ammunition to be used in the war. According to Tyrell's FBI cousin, this spy favors pink stationery giving strong indications a woman is [...]
 
Book: Love and War by Reece Pocock
Thirteen short stories make up this book: from the romance of 'The Angel of Tobruk' to the deadly battles of 'The Third of August', 'Staying Alive', 'Horace the Horse', to the nostalgia of 'My Grandfather the Soldier', 'Suburban Hero', 'Homecoming' and 'The Light in the Window'. Plus some history of the 2nd/43rd battalion in World War Two, who fought at Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea and Borneo. [...]
 
Book: Last Reunion - An Ageless Comedy by Joe Dacy
In a dystopian 2040, an aging comic joins his surviving high-school classmates at a five-star, lakeside resort. The Austin, Texas, Class of 1970 has been lured by a failing Social Security Administration's offer: give up your remaining benefits to spend a free week in unrivaled luxury -- pampered, protected, and entertained by one of your own. The resort's brochure also includes a final [...]
 
Book: Classic Cars of Cuba by Wayne Gerard Trotman
Due to its unique history, many of Cuba's aspects remain frozen in time. With an estimated 60,000 antique vehicles still in active use, it has more classic cars per person than any other nation in the world. A lifetime after rolling off Detroit production lines, yank tanks manufactured by Ford, General Motors, Chrysler and others remain in active service on Cuban streets. Once the exclusive [...]
 
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