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Book: Echoes from the Farm by Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson
In the early 1970s, when author Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson (a.k.a. "John-John") was a young child, his parents did something unprecedented for a working class African American family from Queens: They bought an old, dilapidated farmhouse in Upstate New York's dairy country as a summer home for them and their eight children. Initially fish out of water, over the next decade the Jefferson family [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Land Of Mountains by Jinx Schwartz
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 transports the reader to another time and place where rivers, [...]
 
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: 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: 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 21 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 eighteenth birthday on June 8, 2012. 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 [...]
 
Book: The Noodle Chronicles - Everything I Know About Cheating Death I Learned From My Kid by Amanda Winn Lee
Welcome to the twisted little mind of Amanda Winn Lee. Come take a stroll through her consciousness as she navigates the arduous- and sometimes surprisingly hilarious- journey of her family's battles with cancer. Acquaint yourself with her goofy preexisting mental condition leading up to her stint as the terrified mother of a seriously ill infant. Once the madness begins, her acerbic wit and [...]
 
Book: The Sounds That Resonate by Christie Amory
Life is rarely what you expect it to be... Audrey Laverty always knew she was a good person. She also knew she could make her life the way she wanted it to be. She had everything she wanted until one thing changed it all and her world turned into something she didn't recognize. Surrounded by other people's problems, she describes how she makes her way through the following two years, three months [...]
 
Book: Journeys of the Heart by Kelly Vial
Journeys of the Heart is a memoir of short stories that I have been working on over the past several years. I never thought it would come to fruition and based on the memories in this new, upcoming book, you will have a closer peek into my life as I remember it. You will see through these stories how I came to this point in my life and how I have overcome the many different obstacles that life [...]
 
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: My Jobs and Why They All Sucked by Leonard Stegmann
Yes, every one of them. In "My Jobs and Why They All Sucked" Leonard Stegmann shares the lifetime of misery that he laughingly calls his career. From his first job as a paperboy through his wretched and numerous employment incarnations, Leonard soon discovered that his jobs all had one thing in common: they all sucked. Join in on the fun as Leonard stumbles his way through an endless stream of [...]
 
Book: I was 9 when I committed suicide - the way I grew up! by Claude Cognard
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ONLY Difficult childhood. A man talks about his difficult relationship with his parents and in particular with his mother, who was used to beating him, vilifying him, humiliating him. With no obvious motivation, he will jump from the top of a balcony and will remain three days in a coma. When what is supposed to be an accident occured, the Nine years old boy's mother will not [...]
 
Book: Curly and Tubs and the Galloping Rot by Kim Montgomery
Two young brothers, Curly and Tubs, own a set of encyclopaedias called 'The World of Knowledge'. An accident, involving spilt tea, threatens to damage volume 5, Nature. The Council, guardians of The World of Knowledge, decide that the damage would be too great if they wait until the boys realise what has happened, and transport Curly and Tubs from Reader World into The Land of Nature, to do [...]
 
Book: ROYALTY (To Be Sinclair) by Eva Caye
Crown Prince Zhaiden Sinclair's duties include working with his father the Emperor, as well as assuming the galactic interface of the Empire, so how much time can he spend with his listless son, who can't get over the absence of Zhaiden's ex-wife? Enter Renee Delacorte, a child psychologist who captures Zhaiden's heart! But Zhaiden's life grinds to a halt when his ex-wife perpetrates a horrific [...]
 
Book: Be Happy with Crappy - A Journey Through Trauma, Addiction, Rock-Bottom and Recovery by David W. Yeager
Be Happy with Crappy is a personal journey through trauma gambling addiction and the tools used in recovery It is a journey of discovery While the events are my own many who are in recovery or who seek recovery may well be able to identify with the thoughts feelings and actions It is a joy to be able to share this journey
 
Book: The Invisible Storm by Juanima Hiatt
In this powerful memoir, Juanima divulges a plunge into a darkness few are able or willing to speak about: the terrifying, anxiety-driven world of PTSD. Her family unaware, Juanima endures abuse and multiple rapes as a child, and at nineteen years of age decides to lock the memories away into "the vault" - the darkest recesses of her mind - forever. But she discovers that no vault is strong [...]
 
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