Follow the incredible journey of a young Haitian girl from childhood to adulthood as she and her family emigrated from the Bahamas to America.
Life seems to be going great until one day she receives devastating news that will forever change her life, causing her to experience guilt, depression, anger, and attempts at suicide. She seemed so happy on the outside but lived in the dark for many years. No one knew her struggles or Pain.
Devastated by the sudden death of her younger brother, Davy, Emma's grief sends her on a heroine's quest from a hurtful reality into a magically exciting world with a mission to complete. In time, she returns to her family, her victory won, ready to move forward on her personal life's journey.
Cognizant Introspection is a collection of poems written as a means of expressing the emotions and thoughts that can overrun the mind when dealing with a lifetime of depression and anxiety. It traces the journey from the darkness of the disorders into the emerging light of healing.
Themes of loneliness, darkness, pain, and emptiness are explored in the first part of the book. Is there a light at the end of the darkness? The second part of the book attempts to answer that question. Poetry is the vehicle for the mind to explore and understand the personal journey from darkness into light in this collection of poems.
Tony Charmoli's memoir of working in Show Business. From his immigrant roots to early days on Broadway, to the beginnings of television and five decades of working with the most famous people in entertainment, the journey is not only his but the journey of modern culture and the personalities that have entertained us. The book is full of funny anecdotes of very famous people- it is not a "tell all" but rather like sitting and hearing great stories about people you have admired from afar from someone who was there.
A one-stop-read for those seeking a comprehensive primer guide to sustainable living...
Through the use of research-based evidence, easy-to-do exercises, and suggestions for how the reader can participate in creating sustainability in all areas of life, Thrive shows you how to build psychological riches, boost your holistic physical well-being, make informed and sustainable food choices, shop for nontoxic, eco-conscious daily consumer products, and travel in ways that will not only transform you, but even the communities that you touch upon.
Are you ready to begin living toward true personal wellness and world sustainability?
Marcus Dino's latest book 'Practical Advice from an Evolved Soul', an anthology like it's smash hit predecessor, 'Diary of a Mad Gen Yer.' has 21st century actress/heroine Cheryl 'Fifi' Larouche coming back outrageous as ever introducing new 'Silly Stories,' 'Silly Poems,' and 'Silly Blogs', plus an added new twist using the world of Twitter, Fifi's 'Silly Tweets.'
In this gripping biography, readers meet James Mo, a contradictory man full of passion, rebellion, and experiences that will haunt you. His life is one of imprisonment—imprisonment to his ideals, to love, and to the lies that perpetuate his grim entrance into a series of labor camps. Yet his nobility saves him as he spends years in search of his long-lost daughter, the only family he has left, the estranged family that will give him purpose beyond his Communist beliefs and optimistic ideologies. Packed with painstaking research and brought to life with impeccable description, James Mo’s is a life worth sharing and reading about.
Meet Dabresha: a tough-minded Texan fashionista with a burning internal desire to escape her past. This intriguing urban coming-of-age tale follows ‘Bre’ on her journey from fear to flight as she breaks away from her small-town mentality to pursue international daydreams despite her lack of finances and firm supporters. Self-discovery, renewing of the mind, and true love may lay ahead in Dabresha’s adventure if she commits to taking the chance.
OBSESSED WITH EMOJIS?
LOL with your favorite emojis as they come to life in this fun, new series. Follow Annie with the constant smile; Kevin, her devilish brother; Billy, poop head and BFF; and Dot, the love-struck jock as they make their way through Emoji Elementary.
The story of an impetuous teen at sea in the Mediterranean in the early 1600s. Taught respect for authority, diligence and fair play - and guided by his aunt's moral compass, Morgan Harmony becomes a man. A healthy variety of characters lend a hand in the building of Morgan's character - from an unseen guide to a sweet young lass who boarded the ship in a rescue.
This autobiographical account will take the reader through the first half of a life filled with self-loathing and self-degradation. These feelings are not brought on naturally , but rather are inflicted throughout not only the formative years of a young girl but in the relationships she is forced into and ultimately chooses.
FLAWED is a faerie tale mystery for adults, a lush journey through real and spectral worlds. Drawing on Tibetan, First Nation, and Classical mythology, it tells the story of two families: four generations, torn apart by a terrible secret. With the hands of a healer, Herington uses her knowledge of homeopathy, botanical medicine and hallucinogens to unearth the tenuous connections between ancestors and progeny. FLAWED touches on the use of LSD in treating alcoholism, the often fine line between artistic temperament and insanity, and the ongoing debate between allopathic medicine and traditional medicine.
Treehouse Fairies of Merrywood is the story of a tiny fairy named Tessa and the make-believe kingdom of Merrywood. Tessa and friends are preparing for a very special party when disaster strikes! Readers are encouraged to help build a new home for Tessa and bring the magic back to Merrywood. A special insert for parents with ideas for decorating and a fun game is included. Treehouse Fairies of Merrywood is a 64-page, full-color hardcover book with delightful illustrations.
Outrageous, traces an icon of Victorian American feminism, Victoria Woodhull from childhood poverty and horrific abuse to becoming one of the wealthiest women in America, founding the first woman-owned brokerage firm on Wall Steet, and the first woman-owned newspaper. Victoria will stop at nothing to achieve her destiny.
In this book, Mabel shares her experiences through practical stories and topics that concern and affect us all. In addition to the variety of topics, such as relationships, money, death, diet, depression, peace and children, the book offers an explanation of the core concepts of Ho oponopono. It reminds us that only we can change our lives. My reflections on Ho'oponopono by Mabel Katz, will change your perspective about how you deal with the challenges and threats of life. You learn to react less, become more aware and alert; therefore, you will be happier and more at peace.
A cascading adventure of discovery, intrigue, and romance, He Can See Heaven tells the tale of Ellen Shea, an intrepid graduate student on a perilous search through exotic locales for a trove of lost scrolls.
Without a rune marking his role in society, Brock is doomed to a life below the lowest rung of the social ladder. Unwilling to accept his fate, the teen risks his life to obtain a fake rune that marks him as a member of the Empire's ruling class. He then embarks on a quest to join an institution where the Empire's future leaders are trained.
Brock's compassion and sense of justice are seeds that sprout tight friendships and a blossoming romance. An unwillingness to be bullied earns him a dangerous enemy, growing into a feud that escalates to a climactic showdown.
The Fifth Sister explores incest's devastating effects on two continents, over three decades. In this compelling, intimate, and artfully told story, readers will experience the crushing impact of psychological, physical, sexual, and spiritual abuse, the burning desire to transcend the family script, and the gritty determination to succeed. Readers who have experienced incest will find their anguish validated by this book. Those who have not faced this trauma will gain deep understanding of dysfunctional families that have many secrets. But above all, The Fifth Sister is a story of hope.
Montgomery Rabbit is an early reader animal adventure story for the young and young at heart. Featuring a playful Lop-eared house rabbit and his world wise best friend Bentley. This is a coming of age chapter book for the whole family. Adventures and mysteries await a young lop-eared rabbit when he accidently falls through a hole in an old white fence. Montgomery and Bentley’s adventure is one of danger, excitement, and self-discovery, as the rabbits learn important life lessons and discover a friendship to last a lifetime.
This 350-page collection of poetry and prose touches on philosophy, theology, metaphysics, science, and God. It attempts to answer the question, why are we here? In metaphor, syntax and syllable without hiding behind clichés, corny quandaries, or curious canons. This tome is a breakthrough for Luza, who writes in a more down-to-earth, relaxed, and modest style than in 2014's New York Nadir, for example.
In his new book, Brand U, renowned college admissions adviser David Montesano shows you exactly how to position yourself as the kind of applicant colleges are eager to admit. David’s proven, easy-to-follow steps take the fear and uncertainty out of the admissions process, maximizes your chances of success, and is a guide that addresses the goals and concerns of both students and parents, because going through college applications is a family experience.
While grades and test scores matter, they don't guarantee college admission. More crucial to your child's success is that he/she demonstrate their value to each college.
Trina; a biological research subject and mind-controlled super soldier who possesses the lost power of magic, has spent most of her life as an unwilling slave to the empire. During a mission to a small mining town, she makes contact with an ancient creature thought to be long extinct and is broken free of the chains binding her mind. Having no memory of her past or identity, Terra finds herself on the run from the imperial army and by fate, is rescued by a young resistance fighter named Code. Together they set out on a quest, enlisting the aid of rebels, defecting soldiers, and warn-torn citizens, to battle the empire and a sadistic general who wishes to eradicate all who oppose and enslave the world to his control.
The true story of how Radio City Music Hall, Art Deco masterpiece and one of New York City's iconic tourist attractions and cultural landmarks, was saved from demolition is told at last. Nearly forty years later, Rosemary Novellino-Mearns, Dance Captain of the legendary Radio City Music Hall Ballet Company during the 1970s, tells the amazing story of how she motivated a small group of dedicated colleagues, friends, media and political allies to join forces, challenge the Rockefeller establishment and, against all odds, save "the Showplace of the Nation."
Who can resist a book about a book club where the members refer to themselves as “Muffs”? Meet Madeleine Scott-Crane, a savvy 42-year old single mom and mediator as she and her friends take their monthly meetings to an unconventional—and often shocking level. Nicholas’s romp through suburban Los Angeles is sexy, edgy and laugh-out loud funny. With a few of life’s lessons thrown in along the way. THE MUFFIA is smart, sassy and simply irresistible—A must-read.
—Hannah Dennison, Award-winning mystery author
The zany, sexy escapades of L.A.’s most exciting book club continue in MORE MUFFIA with celebrity talent agent, Muff Quinn, at the center of the story. Quinn’s back dating again and it’s not going well. Plus, someone’s sending compromising photos to her boss. Enter the Muffia with food, advice and a no-nonsense ex-Seal Team investigator. As wrongs get righted and Quinn’s love life takes a turn, more than a few cocktails are consumed. And through it all, the Muffs manage to read a few good books.
A fun escapist beach read only slightly less sizzling than the sun.
—Christina Hamlett, Award-winning playwright and author.
Every music student has wanted to quit. In this book, 27 easy-to-read interviews of professional musicians, radio hosts and music educators reinforce the author's five powerful reasons why kids should hang in there with music. The work can pay off with a lifetime of playing or singing for fun - and perhaps even for profit.
'Missing Dad' has been described as 'Son of James Bond'. Joe is a rebel teenager whose dad is a secret agent gone missing while working undercover. Together with girlfriend Becks, Joe has to fight his way through the criminal underworld where his dad disappeared. Fast cars, page-turning action and deadly danger mark this novel out as a celebration of teen courage and lasting friendship.
A talking tigress. A wandering yogi. A young woman’s journey through an ancient land where chaos threatens gods and mortals alike.
When a tigress speaks to the outcaste girl Mala, she flees in terror and collides with an old yogi. She offers him hospitality, and in return he spins wondrous tales that awaken her hunger for forbidden spiritual knowledge.
A finalist at the 2015 Indie Book Awards, The Guestbook at Asilomar is the engaging story of Maurice Summerlin, a frustrated magazine writer. What was intended as a brief vacation to reassess his career becomes a long term adventure at an unconventional Spanish retreat called Asilomar. With the help of strangers with whom he’ll forever be connected, he discovers there is no such thing as coincidence and that his dreams are closer than they appear.
Forty-nine year old Shawn Sullivan, a stand-up comic who is down on his luck and needs a rejuvenation of his act, falls for a bisexual single mom, Lane Gold, 35, who performs with him as a comedy duo. She exacts a bargain with Shawn that he will overcome his homophobia and ironically pose as sixteen year old Dylan’s father figure on all scout outings and his Eagle project. Through life-threatening adventures, and hair-raising events, the three bond, but Shawn refuses...
This book is a compilation of tax tips that I penned for magazines and newspapers over several decades. My writings are based on actual battles with the IRS. My tales are born of experience, my tips from actual dealings with the IRS. Dealing with the IRS requires you to understand the Agency’s culture: shoot first, ask later. You are guilty until proven innocent. It’s a battle to overcome this culture. To win a battle against the IRS, you must unlock its secrets.
25 Perfect Days, named one of IndieReader's Best Indie Books for 2013, just got better with the addition of 5 More Perfect Days. Thirty interlinked stories chronicle the path into a hellish future and capture the sacrifice, courage, and love needed to survive and eventually overcome this dystopian nightmare.
Plunge deep into darkness with 28 terrifying tales. Explore heartache, happiness, and horror in this collection of short stories by Mark Tullius.
“Deranged killers and creatures veiled in darkness inhabit the somber pages of this horror story collection…Time-honored frights with innovation infused throughout.” –Kirkus Reviews
Choose your own adventure in a contemporary and twisted fashion.
It's Grandma's House - quiet, cozy, nestled on a mountain in West Virginia. What could possibly go wrong? Horrific accidents, despicable creatures, a vile beast, and abhorrent grandparents leap off of the pages. Choose wisely; one misstep gets you and your sister killed.
“They call us Thought Thieves, but it's not like we have a choice. All the sick twisted things rolling around in people's heads, we can't help but hear.
That's why they rounded us up, stuck us in this little town. It's to make you feel safe. But they can't keep us here forever.”
This debut memoir, written in journal fashion, opens a window on the real world of nurses and doctors training in the hectic, emergency-laden environment of an inner city hospital. How staff contend with a crushing patient census, ethical dilemmas, and challenging patient problems makes a compelling read.
A corpse in a tavern turns out to be a Templar knight charged with protecting a certain relic which is now missing. Crispin Guest, disgraced knight turned detective, investigates.
Booklist says: “Westerson paints a murky portrait of a medieval world suitably full of shadowy characters and unexpected twists and turns."