When a cowardly and shy village boy, Andrew Godfrey, loses the girl of his dreams to an unexpected death, he finds her soul captured in a household mirror. In an act of desperation, he flees the town with the mirror, escaping a long lasting fear of his cold mother and a grim looking future. He eventually stumbles upon the Larouche Hotel, which bears the whispered description of being the most sinfully wonderful place around. Through the eyes of the young man, we witness the hotel patrons fall into a world where good versus evil is so entwined, one begins to look like the other.
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.
Millennials have heard all of the cultural criticisms and backlash; we are bemoaned a generation of entitlement and nicknamed monikers such as Gen Why?, Internet Generation, MyPod Generation, and the Boomerang Generation.
As a Millennial, I can tell you that yes, our value systems have changed, our beliefs have expanded to be more inclusive, and our career goals have shifted to prioritize happiness and self-fulfillment over workplace cubicles in gray-scale offices.
In this book learn about the mentality of Millennials and where we stand when it comes to racism, LGBT+ rights, body image, and other divisive issues all while surviving as delayed adults.
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 its 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.'
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.
- Does God still heal?
- Are angels real?
- Does God answer small, medium, and over-the-top prayers?
- Does God do extraordinary things for ordinary people when asked, and sometimes even when not asked??
You’ll find the answers to these questions in Extraordinary Miracles for an Ordinary Family. Be shocked and be inspired!
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. Penned by Saint Papias and known to history as the Logia, the scrolls are the first record of Jesus, eyewitness accounts older and truer than the New Testament. They unveil a new perspective of the man-god and predict the coming of a doomsday prophet, the Hierophant, the one who can see heaven.
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.
Blondie is a therapy dog at Children’s Hospital LA and all profits from the sale of this book will be donated to dog therapy programs. Blondie is a dog with a very important job - making people smile at Children’s Hospital. However, today is special because Blondie has learned that there is a special hidden treasure at the hospital. Please join her as she finds the hidden treasure!
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.
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.
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.
Walking the Dunes with Tennessee Williams is an intriguing book of recollections and poems by Mia Elkovsky Phoebus, edited by Elaine Ash. The title itself is compelling, and readers, especially those interested in theatre and literature, are anxious to know “what happened” in Provincetown during that “glorious summer of 1940.” Readers will wonder what Mia and Tennessee talked about when they “held hands” and spent time together. Did their friendship develop into a deeper relationship and frame a precious time under “a myriad of stars?” Perhaps that magical time is reflected in one of Mia’s “Poems in a Glass Jar,” when she states, “most beautiful is the object that does not exist.”
Seventeen-year-old Breslin Black grew up in the royal family; in a kingdom where a mystical Naming ceremony determines everyone's destiny. Where every thirteen-year-old receives a definition of their name, one that sets the tone of their life to follow. For centuries, royals have received Namings that mean powerful; leader; protector. Until one. Princess Breslin. Her Naming's results rattled her royal lineage and worse, fractured the once sweet relationship she had with her father the king.
'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.
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...
Crippled Sunrise shares the saga of a young man’s coming-of-age journey into manhood after he is adopted by a prominent godfather and discovers the good, bad, and ugly of the Mafia.
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.”