May 25, 2015
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Xelie
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Xelie’s Gift

By Michele McGuire

Rating:  star star star star star 

Yes, this is a story about a dog named Xelie. Author Michele McGuire met her Picardy Shepherd on a trip to Austria and enthusiastically brought the dog home to join with the others.

Deceased
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Wife of the Deceased

By Dawn M. Bell

Rating:  star star star star star 

A widow must come to terms with the loss of her husband and learn to go on with her life without him.
Dawn Bell had a wonderful life—a beautiful daughter, a fulfilling job, good friends, and most of all, a loving and much-beloved husband.

Breakthrough
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The Breakthrough

By Frederic C. Hartman

Rating:  star star star star star 

An investigation into the negative emotions that keep us from becoming fully engaged in our present lives, THE BREAKTHROUGH aims to help readers become fully (and healthily) conscious.

Madness
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Madness, Miracles, Millions

By Joseph Semprevivo, Larry Semprevivo

Rating:  star star star star star 

This faith-based memoir highlights how the Semprevivo family overcame obstacles to create, own, and operate a multi-million-dollar, sugar-free cookie company.

Olympics
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The Cancer Olympics

By Robin McGee

Rating:  star star star star star 

THE CANCER OLYMPICS tells the heart-rending story of a middle-aged woman’s battle against colorectal cancer. The story begins with Canadian author Robin McGee, a physically fit psychologist, wife and mother in her 40s.

Questioning
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Questioning Protocol

By Randi Redmond Oster

Rating:  star star star star star 

QUESTIONING PROTOCOL is an eye-opening narrative replete with humor, hope, and, most importantly, helpful tips about the health care system. No parent wants to see his or her child suffer.

Maui
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21 Days in Maui

By PL Como

Rating:  star star star star star 

In a beautifully down-to-earth illustrated journal of sorts, author P.L. Como reveals how a 21-day experience in Maui transforms her. Como leaves her corporate job, home , her soon-to-be-ex-husband, dogs and heads to Maui in an effort to ditch the ego’s needs and wants and find her voice.

Woody
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Woody Allen Reel to Real

By Alex Sheremet

Rating:  star star star star star 

Few celebrities present a more polarizing presence than Woody Allen. Yet much of that opinion has little to do with his professional contributions.

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Conscious Coupling

By Don Desroches and Dana Greco

Rating:  star star star star star 

A comprehensive, analytical approach to the reasons one should or shouldn’t decide to get married.

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Thriving with Chronic Pain

By Sean Meshorer

Rating:  star star star star star 

The author offers advice and suggestions for not only managing chronic pain, but also leading a thriving life with it.

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Broken Places

By Rachel Thompson

Rating:  star star star star star 

BROKEN PLACES is the heartbreaking memoir of a middle-aged woman who was molested when she was a girl and is a must-read for anyone who’s been the victim of sexual assault.

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Icarus Falling

By Christopher Paul Meyer

Rating:  star star star star star 

Christopher Paul Meyer chronicles his highs and lows as a nightclub bouncer in Los Angeles in the early 2000s in this debut memoir.