Biographies & Memoirs

Through the shattered glass

Through the shattered glass

| September 19, 2018

It began as the classic rags to riches story of a girl who escaped a life of misery to attain accidental fame and fortune in the United States. But what happened to the girl when the American dream became a living nightmare? Jeanie Clarke, who shot to wrestling stardom as Lady Blossom, reveals all in […]

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Travel Adventures for the Young at Heart

Travel Adventures for the Young at Heart

| September 17, 2018

Too old to travel the world? Don’t you believe it! These travel memoirs will have you packing your bag and searching for your passport. When Al and Sunny Lockwood registered for a 12-day Mediterranean cruise, little did they know that their trip would morph into 42 days of fascinating travel, surprising discoveries, colorful characters, and […]

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Seed, Grow, Love, Write: One man’s unexpected and slow journey to fulfillment

Seed, Grow, Love, Write: One man’s unexpected and slow journey to fulfillment

| September 10, 2018

“The author is a natural storyteller, with a keen ability to capture the inherent hilarity of both ordinary and extraordinary days. You won’t regret your time on his journey of reflections and growth through a lens that is reflective, comedic, heartfelt and wise.”       Are you still searching for your passion? Are you seeking […]

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There and Back There Again

There and Back There Again

| August 14, 2018

Introduction Welcome to my book, There and Back There Again by Andy Alsup ~ Village Savant. My story has a few themes:– technology?- music?- culture?- Seattle?- religion?– Aspergers?- schizophrenia?- psychic musings I write a lot about my daily experience. It primarily revolves around my ongoing conversation with a variety of voices I hear in my […]

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Holly

Holly

| August 11, 2018

(A tribute to my daughter while on a journey growing and changing together) From the beginning, Holly had to “fight” to live. I feared my daughter would not survive because she not only was born with Down Syndrome, she was born with heart disease. My tiny baby suffered with heart failure often and Kaiser Hospital […]

I Found My Tomorrow in Paris

I Found My Tomorrow in Paris

| August 8, 2018

Her life in chaos after the termination of a 30 year marriage, this adventurous woman chucks it all and escapes to France to find some meaning to the second half of her life. Not knowing a soul or the language, and step by divinely-led (sometimes comical, but always-challenging) step, she re-shapes her life’s course despite […]

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Tatami Days: Getting a Life in Japan

Tatami Days: Getting a Life in Japan

| August 8, 2018

Japan for the existentialist reader. The story of how an Australian Samuel Beckett scholar and arts writer travels to Japan on spec and returns fifteen years later with a life and an alley cat. An intellectual step ahead of other books on culture and the expat experience, and a memorably rich and witty read. In […]

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The Act of Constant Drowning

The Act of Constant Drowning

| August 6, 2018

There is no guidebook for how to be human—especially one navigating the arduous terrain of physical and mental health struggles. There are no checklists that can accurately prepare a person for how to be disabled, and no clear-cut instructions for living independently as someone who cannot always thrive alone.  There are, however, other people’s stories.  […]

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When Sane People Do Insane Things: A Prescription for Health and Wellbeing

When Sane People Do Insane Things: A Prescription for Health and Wellbeing

| July 19, 2018

Help! ?Do you have any bad habits you’d rather let go of? Do you find it difficult to stop and think before you speak? ?How often do you act against your own better judgment? The Passions That Rule Us We should be making choices that serve our best interests. Instead, more often than not we […]

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Music to My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes

Music to My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes

| July 11, 2018

From radio to scores of TV and movie soundtracks, Artie Kane’s music has touched and inspired millions of people. In his newly released memoir, “Music To My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes,” he captures the romantic as well as the unrelenting perfectionism demanded in the entertainment industry. Mr. Kane conducted scores for over […]

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