“There was such a great distance of water between us. An ocean made up entirely of judgment and misunderstanding. Ignorance and selfishness. And I was drowning in it. “

“I’ve gotten good at drowning silently. At sinking dangerously beneath the waves as silently as a leaf falling. Making sure not to bother anyone else with my despair. Making sure not to be an inconvenience “

An intimate, personal memoir full of powerful stories that show a glimpse into what it is like to need to stay silent.

Abigail had been struggling for as long as she could remember. Struggling to understand why she had been slowly drowning in silence from the inside out. All the while acting as though nothing was wrong.
Why she felt all of these feelings when she had always been made to feel as though there was no reason for her unhappiness. No reason for her to feel hurt and neglected.

She had to go on a journey of self-exploration a journey of peeling herself apart to reveal secrets that she had always kept buried safely out of sight. Having to question herself and her actions as well as the actions of those around her.
Viewing her life through fresh eyes in order to see what the reality was rather than what she had always been told was normal.
Finally allowing herself to see the impact that other actions had on her. And how utterly broken she had become in her endeavors to keep everything hidden.
Having to confront how utterly alone she had become and how silently she had fallen into the shadows in order to keep her secrets hidden.

Having to confront all of the feelings of depression, neglect and rejection that she had refused to see for years. Abigail’s journey isn’t just about what she has gone through or how she has gotten through it. Her story is about coming to term and seeing things for what they are.
It is about forgiveness of others and herself and learning how to continue on with life even after it has fallen apart. How to tear down walls and replace them with boundaries in order to let people in while removing toxic people from her life.

A journey of learning who she is at the core and finding herself and her voice. Of reclaiming her value and helping others to know that they can do the same. In the hopes that this can be one of the inspiring books for women to help them reclaim their voice.

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Arrival: An Immigrant Story

A young gay man becomes a research scientist wanting to find cures for diseases, tormented by memories of his teenage years, nightmares, facial scars, fearing his shaking means he will have a short life. His father violently rejected him. His grandfather loved him. This book follows the book Survival, about his childhood and teenage years.

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Caged Boy Sings: A Memoir

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In this raw and oftentimes brutal experimental memoir, Cameron Beyrent paints a vivid landscape of mental illness as he recounts the terrifying reactions he had to the pills meant to cure it.

Caged Boy Sings is a mind-altering, stiletto-throwing, unmedicated look inside the brain of author Cameron Beyrent.

As the story of Caged Boy Sings goes off the rails right out of the gate, the narrative dips into universes filled with characters that you never expected to meet—rent boys, mental patients, strippers, 20-somethings and more. The line between fiction and nonfiction is frequently challenged as the author guides the reader throughout the fragments of his imagination, searching for the shattered pieces of the truth throughout the rooms of his mind.

Caged Boy Sings is a book about the misplaced losers who are constantly wondering about who they’re supposed to be—and the unsung heroes who were put here to help us piece together the puzzle of our identities.

Portions of this book were originally published online and in literary magazines under the moniker “Caged Boy Sings.”

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Best Life-ing

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What if you had a magic lamp?

What if you could make a wish…and your every hope, dream and desire came true? 

Think about how you’d feel if this magic lamp wasn’t a fantasy. What if you really had one but just didn’t know it?  

The truth is, you do have a magic lamp: your mind

It can manifest anything you wish. You just need to learn how to free the genie, and Best Life-ing will show you how. 

If you’re trapped in a dead end job, toxic relationships and a hopeless life, Best Life-ing can transform you into a fearless, empowered badass that is in control of your destiny.

Opening the pages of Best Life-ing is like rubbing your magic lamp—a whole world of possibilities, dreams and desires are suddenly at your fingertips. 

But is this just a load of BS? 

Well, the author was once stuck in a far worse place than most people. 

Best Life-ing documents Julia Brodska’s story of how she grew up in poverty and later was a high school dropout, overweight, drowning in debt and going nowhere in life. In one year, she underwent a radical transformation: she paid off $30,000 in debt, lost 30 pounds and started her own business. Today, she owns two successful companies, teaches workshops and classes, and speaks to auditoriums of corporate employees, all while traveling the world. 

Best Life-ing will teach you how to undergo your own dramatic transformation. 

Using Best Life-ing’s 7 Areas of Life Framework, you’ll learn how to pummel your insecurities, conquer your fears and become unstoppable as you achieve dream after dream in your best life.

Unleash your genie. 

Buy this book now and start living your best life today. 

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Finding Anna

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– An Amazon Best seller
– 5 Star Review from “Readers’ Favorite”

Finding Anna- A True Story

A young man seeking to unravel his past travels throughout the world in search of Anna. The story begins in a hotel in Germany and curiously, the travels lead to one destination: to the very heart of the traveler. Finding Anna:is an interesting and inspiring story that takes place in more than 25 countries


At thirty years old, Vineeth found that his life required examination if he was going to make it extraordinary. He realized that certain moments and the people in his life played pivotal roles in the making of the person that he had become. As he searched for a way to explore these connections, Finding Anna opened the door for him to a new world of constant searching for meaning, in a journey filled with reflection and excitement.

Finding Anna is a story of a simple man with a simple goal: to experience life and appreciate the little things. In this book, he shares the stops on his journey where he links his past to the present in a quest for his identity.

Readers will relate because there is an Anna in everyone’s life, and everyone has a story they want to share. Every story in a life is a journey because they are not the same person at the end of it as they were when it started.

Editorial Review


Reviewed By K.C. Finn for Readers’ Favorite

Finding Anna: An Unusual Journey To Self-Discovery is a work of non-fiction written in the style of a memoir by author Vineeth Vijayghosh. The narrative recounts the epic journey of the author when, at age thirty, he realizes he would like to do more with his life and begins a vast series of travels in order to better understand his own identity. As experiences in other countries and meeting other people reflect him back to his own roots and the pivotal people in his life, so his consciousness grows. In a unique turn of events, the author recounts the many Annas he met in different countries, and how their stories changed him too.

Author Vineeth Vijayghosh presents a truly heartfelt and unique memoir that anyone on a journey of self-discovery will surely be able to relate to and treasure. As a traveler myself, I found it really wonderful to see the author visit places that I have also been to, and even more delightful to be introduced to vistas that I have yet to visit. The noticing of small details of culture and personality in other people’s lives is a true joy of travel, and the author brings that enthusiasm to life with a well-penned and highly relatable narrative style. The personal moments in the memoir are very evocative because we are able to form a deep connection, and the author is generous with details from his personal life and the formation of his own identity so that we may better understand ourselves. Overall, I would recommend Finding Anna: An Unusual Journey To Self-Discovery as an engrossing but also empowering and educational memoir for anyone who feels they have not yet discovered their true identity in this life.

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Father’s Day

“You never know what day your kids are going to remember most about growing up.

You hope that it is a good day, a day when you performed well as a parent. Your greatest fear is that it will be a bad day, a day when you lost your temper or let the dog run out in front of traffic, or a day when something happened that is only talked about in front of high-priced therapists.

In my case it was the day my dad bought sod.”

Thus begins Donald J. Bingle’s award-winning short memoir about his father, a heart-warming, surprising, and humorous tale about how a single incident on a single summer day can become one of a child’s favorite memories of his parent.

This short, simple tale will bring both laughter and tears and create a lasting memory that no mass-produced Father’s Day card can ever duplicate. Pre-load it on your dad’s Kindle for a perfect Father’s Day gift. At about 2,000 words, it is a delightful short read, not a lengthy chore.

“Father’s Day” won 1st Place in the California Literary Arts Society Memoir Contest (2009) and 2nd Place, Non-Fiction, in West Suburban Living’s Annual Writing and Photography Contest (2005). It is also available as part of a deluxe 3-pack edition.

Best known as the world’s top-ranked player of classic role-playing games for fifteen years, Donald J. Bingle is an oft-published author in the science fiction, fantasy, horror, thriller, steampunk, romance, and comedy genres, with three published novels (Net Impact; Forced Conversion; GREENSWORD) and more than forty stories, primarily in DAW themed anthologies and tie-in anthologies, including stories in Time Traveled Tales, Sidekicks!, The Crimson Pact, Steampunk’d, Imaginary Friends, Fellowship Fantastic, Zombie Raccoons and Killer Bunnies, Time Twisters, Front Lines, Slipstreams, Gamer Fantastic, Transformers Legends, Search for Magic (Dragonlance), If I Were An Evil Overlord, Blue Kingdoms–Mages & Magic, Civil War Fantastic, Carnage & Consequences, Future Americas, All Hell Breaking Loose, The Dimension Next Door, Sol’s Children, Historical Hauntings, and Fantasy Gone Wrong.

Many of Don’s stories are electronically available, individually or in genre collections, including “Writer on Demand: Tales of Gamers and Gaming,” “Writer on Demand: Tales of Humorous Horror,” “Writer on Demand: Tales Out of Time,” “Writer on Demand: Grim, Fair e-Tales,” “Writer on Demand: Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance, Horror, and Steam,” “Not-So-Heroic Fantasy,” and “Shadow Realities.”

His story “Gentlemanly Horrors of Mine Alone” was the ninth story in Mike Stackpole’s Chain Story Project. His original short stories, “Season’s Critiquings” and “Running Free: A Tale Inspired by Patsy Ann,” are available for just 99 cents each..

Donald J. Bingle is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, the GenCon Writers Symposium, and the St. Charles Writers Group.

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Dear God: My Plea for Clarity

My time as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Argentina was full of both difficult and joyful moments as I was determined to do everything the right way. After 15 months abroad I began to notice a new spiritual influence which lead me through what I would later know to be a manic episode. In the confusion of it all I was forced to act against my compliant nature and fight my leaders for an early release. Through faith and the miracle of professional help I have since been able to find healing and clarity.

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Fallible: a memoir of a young physician’s struggle with mental illness

“This is an eye-opening memoir about mental illness and the medical profession delivered in a well-written, interesting, and engaging style.” –Sublime Book Review

“Kyle Bradford Jones’s memoir Fallible travels the many rugged mine fields of being a young physician struggling with mental illness with a winning strength and grace.” –IndieReader

Nearly 1 in every 5 Americans deal with mental illness in a given year, and the rates are climbing. Among physicians, the rate is even higher as the time spent in medical training significantly increases the risk of poor mental health. None of us are fully immune from the ravages of mental health problems. This book is about the fallibility of us all, including the doctors who are supposed to care for us. It is about the fine line of illness and normal emotion, and about how to change the norms of medical practice in light of human weakness. It’s for individuals who suffer from mental illness. It’s for their loved ones. It’s for anyone who interacts with someone with a mental illness. In short, it’s for all of us.

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Summer of ’77: Beaches, bars and boogie nights in Ibiza

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A holiday can change everything…

…it did for Fred.

He went on a two-week break with three friends to the Spanish island of Ibiza in July 1976. It was so enjoyable they all vowed to come back for the following season.

In April 1977, Fred returned to Ibiza, alone, in pursuit of his dream.

Behind him, he left his family, his girlfriend, and a promising career in banking.

Challenges lay ahead.

This would be no holiday.

He needed a place to stay and to find work that would sustain him through the next six months.

This true to life memoir follows 21-year-old Fred’s adventures as he acclimatises to living abroad. In a time before instant communication, he keeps in touch with family and friends by letter. They are his lifeline to home.

If you enjoy reading about people’s life-changing experiences, then this book is for you.

Get it now.

Forensic Foraging: Photography to Unlock the Unsee

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Forensic Foraging is a shooting approach that can add some much-needed, creative options to modern digital photography. This volume suggests basic, minimalist techniques that help to unlock the unseen in our everyday, visual world. The throwback principles showcased here serve as signposts for the digital shooter who is trying to step back a bit from today’s techno-driven, computer enhanced images.The authors—both lifelong, wandering shooters—share compelling photos that chronicle both their throwback techniques and their ever-driven wanderlust. They also present prose and poetry that offers keen insight into their travels as experienced lensmen. They are not self-described artists, but rather they are simply itinerant shooters.But this book is much more than these descriptions. It is a tour de force revealing a creative friendship that spans the decades since the Vietnam War. It offers the reader an intimate glimpse into the souls of two contrarian ex-GIs who thrive on doing things with their personal, creative fulfillment as the goal. They shoot and write mainly for themselves, allowing others to view their work in a purely flexible, egalitarian manner.