Sep 05, 2015
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Inspirational

Magee
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Nikki Magee

By Peter Wendt

Rating:  star star star star star 

An orphaned girl overcomes abuse through the help of a mob boss and finds success in a rock band. This book covers several years in the life of an amazing girl.

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Shaken Awake

By Allen Madding

Rating:  star star star star star 

The news of a man frozen to death on the front steps of a Georgia church sends a wake-up call to Reverend Samuel Matthews, his financial chairperson Phil Portman, and parishioner Alvin Smith. The three men have no idea that their decision to open the church’s doors as a shelter will make an unexpected impact in their lives.

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The Evolution of Adam

By Dan Ford

Rating:  star star star star star 

Author Dan Ford’s THE EVOLUTION OF ADAM revolves around a group of friends who realize that they are the reincarnations of members of the lost city of Atlantis.

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First Creatures

By Tami Liberati

Rating:  star star star star star 

In this gentle tale about regaining life after loss, first grade teacher Ruth Lily has repressed all memories from before the passing of her husband, Roger. After meeting the mysterious “First Creatures” that live in her garden, however, she slowly begins to regain her memories – and to heal.

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Reason’s Fifth Dawning

By Alan Jeskin

Rating:  star star star star star 

REASON’S FIFTH DAWNING is a fictional tale of fighter pilot-turned MBA Eric Noble who writes a wildly popular book debunking the tenets of religious faith.

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Achieve Anything In Just One Year

By Jason Harvey

Rating:  star star star star star 

Through 365 assignments, as general as “striking a balance between necessity and play” and as specific as journaling about how other people have injured us, ACHIEVE ANYTHING IN JUST ONE YEAR offers helpful one-page direction for each day of the year.

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The Traveler

By Suthep Srikureja

Rating:  star star star star star 

THE TRAVELER is a children’s book with a charming cover and a spiritual story. In this quick read, children ask their grandfather to tell them a story, and he responds with the tale of the Traveler, who had come to their location and marveled at the beauty of the place.

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The Twelve Attunements

By Cassandra Sturdy

Rating:  star star star star star 

The premise of THE TWELVE ATTUNEMENTS is that our universe is not alone. In fact, it is one of nine (the indigo-blue one) in the most recent batch designed by El-Quan-Tem, a universe-crafter of skill and capacity. However, our universe is proving troublesome, because one small planet (coincidentally enough, our own beloved Earth) is not […]

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Karmafornia

By NC Weil

Rating:  star star star star star 

KARMAFORNIA is the story of a love triangle, set in Berkeley in the late 1970s, with the beautiful graduate student Laura Reiner at its apex. This being Berkeley in the 1970s, the characters spend a reasonable amount of time stoned, and during an acid vision early in the story, Laura and her admirer remember past lives that do not bode well for their current relationship, past lives in which Cob, the other admirer, also figures.

the ideal
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The Ideal in the West

By David A. Beardsley

Rating:  star star star star star 

Does a notion of idealism in Western thought run from Socrates to Thoreau? If so, what does this mean for the way that we think? What about the way that we live?

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Purple

By Graham J. Sharpe

Rating:  star star star star star 

One day a grape-colored cloud swirled around the world and stole away every human being between the ages of 18 and 65.

the dragon
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The Dragon In Me

By Jeff Morris

Rating:  star star star star star 

This is a wise book (albeit one which could benefit from an editor), full of good advice about managing tragedy, addiction, and recovery, told from the point of view of one deeply affected by other people’s addictions.

the I factor
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The I Factor

By Paul N. Weinberg

Rating:  star star star star star 

Authors Paul N. Weinberg and Dr. Susan A. Dyer’s “how to” on building healthy relationships offering advice on various issues that arise in relationships and impede intimacy.

one great
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One Great Year

By Rene DeFazio

Rating:  star star star star star 

By all outward appearances Max Quinn is just a fairly average computer repairman eking out a living in Seattle. Working no more than is required to support himself, Quinn spends most of his free time writing a blog where he discusses New Age topics such as synchronicity and auras.

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Following in the Footsteps of God

By Robb F.

Rating:  star star star star star 

“Following in the Footsteps of God” is a no-nonsense guide to those of us on a spiritual journey.

awakening's
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Awakening’s Treasure: Waking from Life’s Dream to Awakening’s Pull

By G.A.Codakiz

Rating:  star star star star star 

Awakening’s Treasure is “about who we think we are, waking up to who we are. It’s about the urge to awaken always going on within us, pushing us along our destined way.”

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Launch Out into the Deep

By Acacia Slaton Beumer; Poetry by Aaron L. Slaton

Rating:  star star star star star 

The book consists of parable-like stories, quotations from the bible, discussion points, poems and some pencil sketches, and addresses a wide variety of issues, that can affect everyone but are often associated with young adults, such as depression, peer pressure, sex and loneliness.

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Dogs Have Angels Too

By Sarah Cavallaro

Rating:  star star star star star 

Miss Pink has been laid off from her job as a high-powered marketing exec. She has also been divorced, and swindled out of all her investments thanks to Bernie Madoff.

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Where Am I Going?–Moving from Religious Tourist to Spiritual Explorer

By Michelle Cromer

Rating:  star star star star star 

Author Michelle Cromer effectively mixes personal anecdotes with all-encompassing insights in a comprehensive, organized structure.

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The Mill River Recluse

By Darcie Chan

Rating:  star star star star star 

The Mill River Recluse opens with a mystery: An old woman commits suicide on a snowy night. Who is she? Why did she cut herself off from the town below?

a secret
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A Secret of the Universe

By Stephen L. Gibson

Rating:  star star star star star 

In delving into the depths of human nature and rationality as few have before, A Secret of the Universe provides a new take on the battle between faith and skepticism for the post-9/11 world.

among us
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Among Us Women

By Joan Lerner

Rating:  star star star star star 

A bold, yet sensitive story of three closely connected women living in the 1980’s and a dramatic testimony to the innate intelligence of all women who have the courage to look inward and walk forward.

The Spirit
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The Spirit in the Desert: Pilgrimages to Sacred Sites in the Owens Valley

By Brad Karelius

Rating:  star star star star star 

Father Brad Karelius traverses the land of the Paiute Indian tribes, the earth now barren where families once walked. He also takes us inside his own walls–describing his family and their challenges in dealing with his son Erik’s seizures.

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The Life of O’Reilly

By Brian Cohen

Rating:  star star star star star 

Nick O’Reilly is a 36-year-old partner in a prestigious Manhattan law firm. Though he’s devoted to his legal career, there’s a side of O’Reilly that knows, even at the onset of this emotionally suspenseful novel, that all is not right with his world.