February 27, 2024

Marginal Man: Life of Emilio Goggio

In Marginal Man, Paul Redvers Brown traces the life of his grandfather, Emilio Goggio, an Italian immigrant who became a prominent Italian studies professor at the University of Toronto (UT) in the early 20th century.

At age 14, Goggio emigrated from Italy in1899 to join his father in Boston. His father had preceded him there […]

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February 27, 2024

Traveling Solo: A Life Well Lived, A Death Well Planned

In this compelling memoir about hope, perseverance and our “last human right,” Diana Williams chronicles her battle with a mysterious, debilitating illness that culminated in her choosing an assisted suicide at Dignitas in Switzerland.

From the outside looking in, Williams’ life was amazing: loving marriage, two incredible daughters, a devoted best friend, and deeply fulfilling […]

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February 6, 2024

Angel Finally Found His Wings

Ronald Hunter’s memoir recounts the story of a boy who is forced into child prostitution but ultimately refuses to let the brutal circumstances of his youth define him.

Ronnie’s father dies when he’s 6 years old, and his mother, who suffers mental illness, is unable to care for him. After a stint in group homes […]

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January 23, 2024

The Girl from Nip ‘N’ Tuck

In Dianne H. Lundy’s memoir, a Louisiana country girl shows determination and tenacity in a narrative that often addresses God, who she feels watches over her.

Just out of college, Lundy (then Hollis) hopes to teach home economics. An added teaching certification in science lands her a job at a Lake Charles’ school, where she […]

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January 23, 2024

Married to a Psychiatrist

Married to a Psychiatrist recalls Dan Prochoda’s life-changing journey, assisted by his psychiatrist wife, of re-evaluating long-held beliefs regarding himself and others, leading to self-awareness, vulnerability, and love.

Prochoda attended college but dropped out to pursue his dream of becoming a police officer and SWAT team member, a job he held for 13 years. After […]

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January 16, 2024

Wings: How Traveling the World Freed My Soul to Fly

From Machu Picchu to Mount Rainier, retired nurse/midwife Kathy Wright’s travels created a solid foundation for another unexpected odyssey: the journey she embarked upon with her diagnosis of ovarian cancer. This deeply personal memoir shares how world travel and cancer intertwined to support and enhance her quest to open herself to what’s truly important in […]

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January 10, 2024

The Book of Irwin Gould (IDG)

The odds against an unknown, untrained actor landing not one but several roles in major movies are astronomical. But Irwin Gould beat those odds and has proudly written about it in his new memoir, The Book of Irwin Gould.

Born and raised St Croix, Gould struck out on his own at a young age driven […]

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January 8, 2024

Just a Little Bit of Faith

In this slim volume, author Angela Colbert takes an in-depth look at faith and its ability to attract the power of God to work miracles amid impossible situations.

Colbert “had known God from an early age” but during a difficult time she fell into drug and alcohol abuse, “lost an enormous amount of weight and […]

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