Memoir

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An Adventure of the ILLEGAL kind

Rating: 4
ILLEGAL tracks how one man’s spontaneous trip to South America results in a constant battle with borders. This is a true story about how disillusionment in America leads to a whole new life involving love, friendship and self development.
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UNLOCKING THE CAGE: From punching bags to personal stories

Rating: 3.4
UNLOCKING THE CAGE is a detailed account of one former fighter's journey around the United States to find out what motivates fighters to fight and who they are beyond the cage.
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DENNIS AND GREER Finds True Love In The Written Word

Rating: 3.9
DENNIS AND GREER, edited by Molly Gould, is a collection of love letters from the Vietnam War era that chronicles the evolving romance and relationship of the two titular characters.
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THE BUTCHER’S DAUGHTER: A MEMOIR

Rating: 4.8
Aaron and Helen Grende were Polish Jews who survived World War II by hiding and fighting in the forest. But the war followed them to America, where their growing daughter had to learn to live with the emotional aftermath of horrors she didn't understand.
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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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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.