June 18, 2024

Go Far, Give Back, Live Greek: A Memoir

Greek immigrant and successful businessman George E. Danis chronicles his experiences and offers thoughts on how to lead a meaningful life in Go Far, Give Back, Live Greek.

Danis enjoyed a happy childhood growing up in modest circumstances in a close-knit village in Greece. He completed an engineering degree while longing to satisfy his entrepreneurial […]

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June 11, 2024

Bomber Boys: WWII Flight Jacket Art

John Slemp’s beautifully crafted, fascinating coffee-table book highlights the leather bomber jackets worn by aviators during WWII.

Featuring stunningly crisp photographs (color and black-and-white) and an artful layout, the book is divided into sections offering the jackets’ history, profiles of men who wore them accompanied by contemporary photographic portraits, the garment’s fashion influence through the […]

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May 14, 2024

Conceivable: The Unlimited Potential of the Unborn

Pastor Ray Lane highlights exceptional moments of his life in this brief memoir aimed at fostering and encouraging anti-abortion, pro-life views.

In 1931, Lane’s mother asked her doctor for another abortion. The doctor requested to speak with her husband and convinced the Idahoan farming couple to keep “the baby that could have died.” Over 90 […]

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May 7, 2024

Higher Love: a psychedelic travel memoir of heartbreak and healing

Anne Kiehl Friedman’s memoir effectively wields vulnerability and honesty to vividly document an unconventional journey of self-healing.

At 27, Friedman was beginning to think she’d never find true love. But in 2011, her online dating efforts led her to successful business owner David. After a first date surpassing her expectations, Friedman’s tentative attraction blossomed into […]

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April 30, 2024

François: A Memoir

In this memoir, author Kyle Thomas Smith uses his brief experience with François, a charming, French documentary filmmaker, as a jumping-off point to explore many topics, including his childhood and emotionally abusive family, education and literary aspirations, work and rambling career path, and discovery of self-help books.

François is an insightful narrative of associations and […]

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April 29, 2024

Embracing Bewilderment: A Reluctant Entrepreneur’s Journey: An Unconventional European Summer Twisting into a Mind-Bending Excursion Through Southeast Asia

Embracing Bewilderment is the third installment of Cory Mortensen’s irreverent travel memoir, continuing where The Buddha and the Bee and UNLOST left off.

Cory Mortensen is an adventurous traveler, and in this book he starts in Iceland for his jaunt through 13 different European countries. Then he heads to Asia, where he travels back and […]

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April 24, 2024

Near the Danube Bridge

Catherine Allen-Walters and Elisabeth Hartig Lentulo joined forces, as author and researcher respectively, to tell the story of Lentulo’s family in Yugoslavia over the course of the 20th century. The result is a fascinating, heartfelt work of personal history.

Both Lentulo’s father, Kalman Hartig, and mother, Hermina nee Kirchner, belonged to the Danube Swabians, an […]

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April 23, 2024

Settlement House Girl: Growing Up in the 1950s at North East Neighborhood House, Minneapolis, Minnesota

From 1948 to 1966, Caroline Scheaffer Arnold’s father served as director of the North East Neighborhood House (NENH), a settlement house offering a social center for students and the surrounding community. Here, Arnold recalls those years, encompassing the students, employees, and her friends, while also exploring NENH’s impact on her adult life.

Arnold’s family lived […]

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April 16, 2024

My American History

C. Howard Diaz asserts his political opinions while chronicling his life from growing up poor in South Central Los Angeles in the 1940s and ’50s through the ups and downs of his personal and professional life.

Diaz was raised by his divorced mother who emigrated from Mexico with her parents as a child. He enjoyed […]

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April 9, 2024

When to Act and When to Refrain

The letters behind his name—Master American College of Physicians, Fellow Royal College of Physician— barely scratch the surface of Dr. Marvin J. Stone’s illustrious medical career. As he recalls his decades of medical practice, teaching and research, he prefaces this engaging memoir with the hope that readers will be inspired by the successes of the […]

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