Memoir

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VOID IF DETACHED

Rating: 4.5
The author, a minister's daughter who questioned her faith, finds new connections to a higher power through her late father's sermons.
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STANDBY FOR BROADCAST

Rating: 5
A Navy nurse checks herself into a mental hospital to deal with her severe PTSD. There, she must recognize and confront the abuse she suffered as a child and the horror she witnessed while working as a nurse in Afghanistan.
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PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC

Rating: 5
PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC is the autobiography of Robert Slothower, a pioneer farmer and rancher whose life and adventures spanned several states and over eighty years.
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EXPECTING SUNSHINE

Rating: 5
The author, mourning for a baby son who died in her arms at birth, must confront the depths of her loss and find healing when she becomes pregnant with her third child.
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SEX, SHARKS AND ROCK & ROLL

Rating: 5
For those interested interested or having an untapped fascination with sea life, this book is compelling; powered by the author's obvious and contagious enthusiasm.
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MEMORIES OF A HOME: ELM STREET

Rating: 4
MEMORIES OF A HOME is a charming time-capsule treatment of Americana in the mid-1960s.
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TEENAGE DEGENERATE

Rating: 4
A young man's life degenerates into a haze of crystal meth addiction and self-destruction – but can he escape on his own?
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CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD

Rating: 3.7
CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD is the inspirational story of one man’s cosmic rise from a neglected child in a bad neighborhood to a man at peace with the world, with a successful career and a supportive family.
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APPOINTMENT WITH YESTERDAY: A Novel in Four Parts

Rating: 4
In this fictionalized memoir based on the author's life, young Yanni Sitakos grows up on the Greek island of Erytha, raised by his grandparents and surrounded by an eclectic extended family.
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Take a Ride on the Wild Side in Rocco Versaci’s THAT HIDDEN ROAD

Rating: 4.5
The title of THAT HIDDEN ROAD tells readers everything and nothing: Rocco’s intrepid journey is preceded by another, a hidden road that he traveled far before his front bike tire hit the pavement.
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INTO THE FUNHOUSE, a story of life

Rating: 4
INTO THE FUNHOUSE is not a story of being healed and renewed; it is a story of a father, a husband, a dedicated employee, a man who is sick—who keeps on living despite it all, or perhaps, because of it all.
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37 SECONDS, exciting and extremely anxious

Rating: 3.1
Author Stephanie Arnold shares her account of the visions she experienced during her pregnancy, visions that showed she would die giving birth.
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Inspirational saga of overcoming adversity in A PILGRIM FOR FREEDOM

Rating: 4.8
A PILGRIM FOR FREEDOM chronicles the author's arduous trek down multiple paths in his lifetime, which serve to significantly and profoundly influence his dynamic evolution from an adventurous, mischievous child to a courageous, and decorated heroic soldier.
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Coming face to face with a donkey creates a catalytic moment that sparks a paradigm shift in MY MILLION-DOLLAR DONKEY

Rating: 5
Ginny East has no idea what she's getting herself into when she trades a million-dollar business for a simpler and sustainable life style.
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A search for a statue turns into a spiritual journey in: THE BUDDHA MADE ME DO IT

Rating: 4.5
Housecleaning in preparation for the move into their new home, Marla figures her hubby won't notice if his dust-collecting Buddha statue goes missing.
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A teacher’s tale that provides guidance in and out of the classroom: MR. NOMAD: TALES OF A TRAVELING TEACHER

Rating: 3.5
Part memoir, part guidebook for teachers new and seasoned, MR. NOMAD offers a humorous and refreshing look at a misunderstood profession.
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A dog’s dogma in: THE TEACHINGS OF SHIRELLE – LIFE LESSONS FROM A DIVINE KNUCKLEHEAD

Rating: 5
THE TEACHINGS OF SHIRELLE has a message that most dog owners would agree with: you can train your dog, but your dog will also be training you.
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A gift of a lifetime of lessons in: CONVERSATIONS ON THE BENCH

Rating: 4
An account of one man's lifetime of knowledge on how to lead a satisfying, successful and ultimately emotionally fulfilled life, divided into 25 essential lessons.
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Braving the streets of Chicago in: BUZZ RIDE

Rating: 5
In an experiment to discover what the rideshare business is about, one middle-aged business man takes it upon himself to tackle the dangers and excitement of becoming a rideshare driver.
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A means to coping with sexual abuse by rejecting touch in: HUNGRY FOR TOUCH

Rating: 5
With the help of an unconventional psychiatrist, a woman struggles to recover from childhood sexual abuse.
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Combing through the expansive standards of beauty in: CROWNING GLORY

Rating: 4
A spunky twenty-something New Yorker, transplanted from Chicago, has her curiosity piqued by the male attention she receives while wearing a red wig she bought on eBay on a whim.
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Tips on achieving the “perfect” relationship in: MY QUEST TO LOVE

Rating: 5
MY QUEST TO LOVE provides practical guidelines on how to achieve the illusive perfect relationship, based on his familiarity with common pitfalls along the way.