Who Will Hold Me?: A Single Mother’s Memoir of Self-Love, Empowerment and Freedom

Her marriage had to end. She’ll use the last of her strength to dig herself out of the struggle and hold her child… Sophie did everything she could to hold her family together. Married to an alcoholic, she blamed her husband for the overwhelming pressure she felt and her young daughter’s unstable and confusing childhood. Until a fateful spiritual retreat rearranged her perspective and kick-started her journey to transform her life. Finding the courage to initiate the divorce, she took the... [Read More...]

Free: Olga – A Daughter’s Tale

Fascinating family saga about an inspirational personal life, which has an epic feel about it from Jamaica to England amidst World War II. Olga – A Daughter’s Tale is based on a true story about cruelty, revenge and jealousy inflicted on an innocent young woman and about her moral courage, dignity, resilience and, in particular, love. It is the story of a remarkable woman who, because of circumstances, made a choice, which resulted in her losing contact with her beloved family in Jamaic... [Read More...]

Free: Fine, Thanks

Mary Dunnewold was a yoga-practicing, organic-food-eating health geek. But six months after a clear mammogram, she was diagnosed with stage-three breast cancer. She had six tumors. The largest was the size of a summer plum. The author moves from needing a reason to explain her troubles to finding meaning despite the randomness that afflicts all. ... [Read More...]

Free: John Alan Brooks: The “Go-To” Man of World Drug Trafficking

A true story about two teenage friends growing up in the 1960’s. One became a world drug trafficker for major cartels and the other took the honest route. The trafficker shared his underworld story over 40 years with his friend over many years on many visits to his Palm Springs home. .The trafficker is now serving a 28 year prison sentence in England, so the story can now be told by the friend including a James Bond escape from a moroccan prison. ... [Read More...]

Mayhem 337: Memoir of a Combat Advisor in Afghanistan

In 2008 Chad Rickard deployed to Afghanistan as a US Army Combat Advisor. He was dropped into a hotbed of action in Taliban occupied Khost Province. There, his team trained and advised Afghan Soldiers while engaged in deadly fighting along the Pakistan border region, often leaving a staggering body count in their wake. In Mayhem 337 Rickard powerfully recounts nine months of heavy fighting from the streets of Khost City to the mountains of Spera District. From urban combat and hostage situation... [Read More...]

Free: And Always Donuts for Lunch

Young filmmaker Hardy’s got a problem. Or rather: several problems. What was planned as a promising showcase screening in New York is turning into a highway to hell. Hardy is broke, illegal and has developed a mysterious heart flutter. His life is a roller coaster of emotions: high expectations, bitter setbacks and a new spark of hope. Bizarre survival jobs, absurd deadlines and always donuts for lunch. ... [Read More...]

What A Body Remembers

Author Karen Stefano bravely illuminates the lasting impact of trauma in her new memoir ‘What A Body Remembers’ – An assault on Berkley campus that changed her life 30 years ago. Though traumatized by the assault, Karen Stefano went on to become a criminal defense lawyer. Her questions prompt a delayed obsession with her assailant: What became of him? What is he doing now? She begins a quest of excavation, determined to track him down. What she discovers is life-altering. What... [Read More...]

Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days

Adrienne Wilson is a depressed, suicidal teenager—until the day she receives a diagnosis of stage IV liver cancer. Facing the fight of her life, Adrienne discovers how much she wants to live. In Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days, Andrea Wilson Woods chronicles her sister’s remarkable life from the time she was born to the day she dies at age fifteen. Written like a journal, Andrea takes the reader inside her and Adrienne’s journey explaining how she gained custody of Adrienne from their... [Read More...]