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Book: I Found My Tomorrow in Paris - One Woman's Journey to a New Life by Marilyn Giorgetti
Her life in chaos after the termination of a 30 year marriage, this adventurous woman chucks it all and escapes to France to find some meaning to the second half of her life. Not knowing a soul or the language, and step by divinely-led (sometimes comical, but always-challenging) step, she re-shapes her life's course despite a letter from home which threatens to disrupt her journey. Not wanting a [...]
 
Book: Inspired by Paris - Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French by Jordan Phillips
Part travel narrative and part lifestyle guide Inspired by Paris Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French is a must read for anyone who s ever dreamed about traveling to or living in France Author Jordan Phillips is a bona fide Francophile Just show her a wedge of oozy French cheese or a slightly dilapidated Mansard roof and she ll swoon every time Before moving to New York [...]
 
Book: Murder Without Pity by Steve Haberman
Paris, France: dark with fog, riots over police killings, and Far Right demagogues. Such is the milieu surrounding dogged state criminal investigator Stanislas Cassel. However, this grandson of a French propagandist for Nazis during their WWII Occupation, ashamed of his family's history, avoids anything political. Instead he buries himself solving small crimes, which he calls his Little Miseries. [...]
 
Book: Beautiful Soon Enough by Margo Berdeshevsky
Winner of FC2's American Book Review/Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize Margo Berdeshevsky's Beautiful Soon Enough is a collection of hypnotic stories that capture the lives worldly, sexual, obsessive of twenty-three arresting women.These are snapshots and collages: stories of women on the outside, looking in; of women content to end their affairs; of young women learning the power of [...]
 
Book: The Church of Tango - a Memoir by Cherie Magnus
The Church of Tango is a passionate memoir of tragedy and adventure, lust and music, romance and tango, and above all, survival. A dancer all her life, she'd had to put it on hold while raising her artistic sons and caring for her dying husband. Now as she set her suitcase down on the ancient cobblestones of a Paris courtyard, she wondered 48 years old, 6,000 miles away from home, knowing no one [...]
 
Book: Bogie Sees Paris by Arleen Shabel
A photographic journey of Paris as seen through the eyes of a five-pound Maltese dog. Share Paris with Bogie, a dog who really gets around and has something to say about everything he experiences in the City of Lights. For all those who have thought of sharing Paris with their dog, this is a dream come true. Paris puts out a welcome mat for dogs where other cities may banish them. Bogie began [...]
 
Book: The Phantom Lady of Paris by Calvin Davis
The Phantom Lady of Paris? I knew her well. On the other hand as I later discovered I didn't know her at all. The woman did everything wrong. She did nothing wrong. She was a Jezebel, deceptive in every way. I've never known a more honest and straightforward person. During our relationship, she kept me constantly jittery and perturbed. The happiest days of my life were those I shared with the [...]
 
Book: Dying Unfinished by Maria Espinosa
Extending the story of the troubled life of Rosa, a character first developed by the author in Longing, this novel describes her difficult relationship with her mother, Eleanor. Rosa's story unfolds as though in a parallel world: dogged by the same obsessions as her mother and resorting to sex and madness as elements of destruction. At the core of their tension is the illicit affair Eleanor has [...]
 
Book: Chasing Paris by Jen Carter
Amy Winthrow is shocked when her grandmother dies--not because Elizabeth Hathaway's death is unexpected but because her existence had always been hidden. Ever-inquisitive and prone to letting her imagination get the best of her, Amy embarks upon a journey with an unlikely friend to unravel the mysteries of the elusive Lizzie Hathaway. As she follows the trail of broken dreams and promises of her [...]
 
Book: Pap Pap Goes to Paris - And So Does Ricky by Janie Dempsey Watts
Seeing a snow globe of the Eiffel Tower, Ricky wants to go to Paris with his grandfather to climb the famous monument. After convincing his parents, he travels to Paris and experiences everything from cobblestones to croissants. He sees the gigantic tower up close, and wonders how he will make it up the almost 700 stairs. With encouragement from his grandfather, Ricky tackles the stairs and [...]
 
Book: A Woman's Way by Sofia Diana Gabel
A Woman's Way is a novel based on the life story of the 19th century French Feminist, Maria Deraismes. Sofia Diana Gabel blends historical fact with fiction as she details Maria Deraismes' struggle against misogynistic men and the French government during the turbulent 1870s in Paris. Maria gets involved with the Paris Commune in 1871 and rallies behind the new socialist government, thinking it [...]
 
Book: Transformed - Paris - A Quirky Queer Spy Novel, #2 by Suzanne Falter
Elektra was just going to Paris to work on her French ... really. Until she meets a British aristocrat with purple hair and a serious grudge against humanity. Former society dominatrix Electra follows her boyfriend, Charley, on a CIA assignment to Paris. Soon she stumbles upon Dickie Borque, a toe-tapping, sinister expat. Immediately, she begins to suspect Dickie is behind the dirty bomb plot [...]
 
Book: The Judgment of Paris (Miranda) by Ariel Setobarko
Retelling the essentials of the story of the Judgment of Paris, in few words and with rich illustrations, in a slightly tongue in cheek tone. The story, a catalyst for the Trojan War, contains the seeds of some of the most important works of Western culture, reaching from Homer to Virgil to Dante and beyond.
 
Book: Paris and Helen (Miranda) by Ariel Setobarko
This is the second book in the Miranda Series of Sycorax Books, intended for very young readers. The story line is a sequel to The Judgment of Paris and describes the events that led up to the Trojan War. The readers are introduced to Paris on his visit to Sparta, the beautiful Helen, her husband, Menelaus, and his brother, Agamemnon. The story is told matter-of-factly, without pathos or undue [...]
 
Book: Upsidedown & Backwards - Visual Mysteries of an American Era by Annette Rawlings
As a product of the 60"s, artist Annette Rawlings associated with many of the actors, rock stars, writers and innovators who changed the course of American culture David Crosby, Patti Smith, Tennessee Williams and Timothy Leary, just to name a few. Through experiences with these and other prominent people, Annette became caught up in a creative wave that was greatly influenced by the colors and [...]
 
Book: You Can Write A Million Dollar Memoir by David H Burns
If you're like millions of others, over the years, you may have daydreamed of writing a memoir. Hopefully not a thick, dry autobiography on the dust shelves of yesteryear, but a fresh, new slice-of-life memoir right out of your own memory! Generals, politicians and movie stars write (often boring or stuffy) autobiographies spanning their whole lives. Modern day memoirists write about a certain, [...]
 
Book: How to Publish Your Memoirs for Free by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
This is a special E-Guide for all who want to write and publish their memoirs on the Internet specifically designed for reading and use on mobile devices. Besides an account of the proper procedures to publish an E-Memoir on Kindle for free, this E-Guide discusses the various types of memoirs and requirements for each. It forces the writer to ask the questions of why and for what audience he is [...]
 
Book: Hamster Island by Joan Heartwell
Heartwell chronicles her heroic (and often hilarious) determination to live an unremarkable life as a member of a poor, super-dysfunctional family that includes a mostly absent father, a religious fanatic mother, a kleptomaniac grandmother, and two special needs siblings, all residing more or less in the middle of a parking lot. The story moves from Heartwell's lively coming of age in the sixties [...]
 
Book: A Life Out of Context by Angie Haider
Whether she was journaling after a panic attack, journaling about beautiful children or journaling about her divorce, Angie Haider soon realized that when one emotion dominated her life, she compulsively accepted that emotion as her fate. Whether a happening hit her with a crushing sadness or an awesome embarrassment, her mind was relentlessly flooded with similar past experiences that compelled [...]
 
Book: Die in Paris - The true story of France's most notorious serial killer by Marilyn Z. Tomlins
Marcel Petiot, France's most famous serial killer Marilyn Z. Tomlins has crafted an enthralling and suspenseful page-turner about one of history's most fascinating and notorious serial killers. This grisly World War Two era thriller will have you teetering on a slippery edge from beginning to end. Don Fulsom, veteran UPI and VOA White House correspondent, Washington, D.C. reporter, author of the [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: My Journey Through War and Peace - Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker (Pathfinder Trilogy Book 1) by Melissa Burch
MEMOIR 2017 SILVER WINNER OF IBPA* BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD 2016 SILVER Foreword INDIES AWARD WINNER Adventure For readers of Cheryl Strayed, Martha Beck, and Elizabeth Gilbert In this adventurous spiritual memoir, Melissa Burch discovers that by facing her near death, living outside her comfort zone and trusting her intuition, she could find herself and set a new course for her life. *Independent [...]
 
Book: First Love - Just Once in a Lifetime - A Memoir by Violeta Barrett
By 1956 Violeta Barrett had been working for a Wall Street investment firm more than a decade. Recently separated from her husband and feeling overworked, Violeta decided to vacation in Mexico. After her plane landed in Mexico City, a stranger with a deep, accented voice introduced himself as her tour guide. Violeta and Jorge had no idea they were about to begin a four-year romance that would [...]
 
Book: A Jamaican's Journey To Time and Patience - Broken Vows, Shattered Dreams, Redeeming Grace by Derrick Garland Coy
A Jamaican's Journey to Time and Patience is Derrick Garland Coy's portrait of his multiethnic family whose African, Chinese, and European roots merge in Jamaica during the 1800s, then scatter across the globe in the mid 1900s, sending him on an odyssey to discover and fulfill God's call in his life, heal family wounds, and share Christ's message of redeeming grace and love. Against the [...]
 
Book: The Mailman Went UA (A Vietnam Memoir) by David W. Mulldune
Some readers will be upset by the use of racial references, some will be upset by the vulgar language, some by the stark brutality, some by the sexual references. I can sanitize my manuscript and give the reader a false sense of how war reduces the humanity of an individual. Not only that, but sanitizing the past distorts history and lulls a person into a nonchalant manner of behavior in [...]
 
Book: Sleeping Under The Bandstand - An Historical Memoir by Enola D. Handgis
Sleeping Under The Bandstand is a memoir written by my mother, Enola D. Handgis. This memoir is historical in nature being the author's accounting of her life describes places and events that are now but historical memories, socially and personally. The book is comprised of stories my mother has compiled in the oral tradition, describing her personal life growing up in Kansas, her adventures as a [...]
 
Book: Life Would Suck Without You - A Girlfriend Memoir by Jennifer Preuss
When life makes no sense, and the world is going straight to hell, a girl knows she can count on her best friends There are all types of friends. Rich friends. Poor friends. Fair weather friends and then there are Best Friends your BFF's. Meet Jennifer, a wannabe soap opera star, new to LA and waiting tables in Century City. She makes three new friends, and they turn out to be inseparable. [...]
 
Book: Mr. Jefferson's Piano - & Other Central Harlem Stories by B.L. Wilson
Mr. Jefferson's Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories is the second updated edition of an anthology that weaves together a rich tapestry of 68 short stories, agency memos, and letters of events that take place during the late seventies, eighties, and nineties as seen through Melba Farris' eyes. Melba writes notes about everything work-related, chronicling her journey into the field of property [...]
 
Book: The Reverent Surrender - A Memoir by James Finster
The Reverent Surrender is an insightful memoir that tells the story of a father's dynamic and beautiful relationship with his son cut short when he took his own life. How does one retain the life lessons past on without becoming resentful of their father's decision? As an only son, James Finster, retells the memories of the life and times he experienced with his father and looks for the messages [...]
 
Book: Blaming Japhy Rider - Memoir of a Dharma Bum Who Survived by Philip A. Bralich Ph.D.
Inspired by and responding to Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums, this memoir details the psychological and spiritual triumph over severe psychological difficulties caused by a series of traumas endured in the Peace Corps in West Africa in 1978. Surveying the spiritual landscape of America through the seventies to the present in Zen, Tibetan Buddhist, New Age and Christian movements, this memoir [...]
 
Book: Waking Up Naked by Grant M. Handgis
Waking up naked is a philosophical metaphor for the condition of finding oneself no longer completely clueless in life, yet without practice, or a plan, and feeling rather socially vulnerable. "Waking Up Naked" takes up where "I Have Mine... Show Me Yours" left off, completing the memoir. A satirical look at life as it is handed each of us, what we do with what we remember of our social training [...]
 
Book: Trailer Trash - an '80s Memoir by Angie Cavallari
Trailer-park owners never use the word "trailer" and certainly not the term "trailer park." At some point in time, even the Mobile Home Park Owners Association (MHPOA for short) realized that the word "trailer" had a negative connotation. When was the last time you saw a "trailer park community" advertised on TV? "Trailer park" has come to represent, in the minds of most Americans, men in stained [...]
 
Book: The Dream Lived - A Memoir by Susie Sanchez
As children, we are taught to dream big. We're encouraged to shoot for the moon and to reach for the stars. Anything is possible. So, why should adulthood be any different? In her memoir, The Dream Lived, Susie Sanchez captures the essence of life through the pursuit of a dream. Defying all odds, Sanchez, a lifelong dancer, perseveres through the trials and tribulations of balancing family life [...]
 
Book: I Guess We Missed the Boat - A Travel Memoir by Barry Finlay
Seniors Reminisce About Travel! When eight intrepid Canadian seniors, brought together by marriage and with retirement in common, sit reminiscing about their travel experiences, the memory banks open and funny events start to spill out. Cowboy Ron, Ed the Negotiator, Joke-a Minute Jim and Practical Carol are part of the motley crew comprising the author's contingent of six in-laws. Each, at one [...]
 
Book: I Still Have It All by Charlotte Christmas Baxley
This book by Charlotte Baxley is a personal memoir sharing her life growing up with a caring Christian family, finding inspiration in God, and overcoming the obstacles that were thrown at her. The youngest of eight siblings, she lost her father at the age of two and was raised by her single mother. Surviving a dog attack just months after the death of her father, she was being prepared for her [...]
 


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