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  • Insatiable Annie

    Reckless and Loose on the Streets of Toronto by

    Do you remember a time before computers? AIDS? smartphones? social media? Can you recall when disco reigned supreme? smoking was common? young women hung out in hip-hugger, bell-bottom bluejeans and halter tops? you made calls on a payphone? Can ...


  • The Blind Girl Sees

    Seeing Through the Heart and Not the Eyes by

    At fifty years of age, Amber Needham suddenly went from having perfect vision to becoming blind. Despite the life-changing tragedy of losing her sight and the frustrating challenges this created in her day-to-day life, she eventually came to accept, ...


  • Mommy's Little Monster

    My Journey with the Narcissist by

    When 14-year-old Anne meets Brian, 19, she’s captivated by his good looks, guitar-playing skills, and bad-boy persona. Despite their age gap, what starts as a slow-burn friendship ignites into a sexual relationship and then marriage—all overshadowed ...


  • Gooseberries Have Thorns

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    Gooseberries Have Thorns chronicles everyday experiences, relationships, and major events in the lives of Maggie’s ancestors in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The narrative focuses primarily on Maggie and how she navigates various ...


  • Common Threads

    Why the Answers to the Present Lie in the Past by

    Practical, inspiring, and thought-provoking, Common Threads shines a light on the impact of trauma and mental illness on individuals and their families as they search for healing. From a young age, Melissa Collins Harrell was acquainted with the ...


  • Against all Odds

    Anna's Life by

    Wanda (Anna) Kowalczyk was an unstoppable woman, with a resilient spirit and a zest for life. Born in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 1920, Anna's idyllic early childhood was shaken by a traumatic injury that left her physically disabled. Unwilling to have their ...


  • By the Light of the Coal Oil Lamp

    Memories of a Small-Town Saskatchewan Childhood by

    The book begins with our little girl, Ruth, just learning that she can open the lock that is keeping her from leaving the front porch and going down to the street. Her baby brother is born, and her family moves to a small Saskatchewan town where she ...


  • Three Score and Ten

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    By the summer of 1944, as the Allies moved into Belgium and Holland and it began to look like they had a chance to win the war, Sheila was at last posted to the European side of the English Channel, and was excited to think she would finally see ...


  • A Silent Cheer

    Against the Odds by

    Hearing is one of our most precious senses. It allows us to communicate with family and friends and keeps us in contact with the sounds of life that surrounds us twenty-four hours a day. Unfortunately, most of us don't realize how important this ...


  • The Hills Around Me

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    A great romance and a life with horses form the lynchpins around which Imtiaz Fiona Griffiths’ nostalgic memoir revolves. Coming along for the ride, we have guest appearances by dodgy bookmakers, fast racehorses, slow tortoises, gregarious Jesuits, ...