Family & Relationships, Friendship
Siren, On Repeat
What My Best Friend's Death Taught Me About Hope and Grief by Patti Kimball
Patti Kimball learned about grief early in life. At the age of fourteen, her best friend Aprile died suddenly from a congenital heart condition. Aprile was a light in Patti’s life and a pillar of her community; she was brave, kind, and sensitive to ...
The Adventures of the Soul Sistas
or How the Sisters Changed the World by Newton Vanriel
Charm and Dawn are soul sistas from the heart. They share everything and have the best adventures on their Spirit family farm. When their parents, Alexandra and Nathan, adopted them from birth—first Charm, then Dawn—the two girls were by each ...
by Larry Ricciardelli
Having recently moved to the Township of Scarborough, Laurence (or Lolly, to his pals) is coming out of O’Brien’s smoke shop with a copy of the latest Blackhawk comic book in hand. Outside he stumbles across Billy, a boy he’s never seen before. ...
Smile Because It Happened
A Memoir by Margaret Jean Baptist
Smile Because It Happened is a story of the importance of family bonds and love in enriching the author’s life. The book begins with the author’s childhood bout with osteomyelitis- in her hip. Then she flips back in time to stories about her parents ...
Run With a Mighty Heart
How A Racehorse with One Eye Helped a Family Find Meaning in Life and Loss by Jennifer Morrison
With the right team, miracles can happen. Even during a global pandemic. Welcome to the story of Mighty Heart, a one-eyed bay colt who captured the attention of horse racing fans all over the world when he won the 2020 Queen’s Plate, Canada’s iconic ...
From a Clown's Heart
by Todd Canton
Todd Canton has made it his mission to bring laughter to others as a comedian and a clown—but his life hasn’t always been full of joy. After losing his father at the tender age of eleven, his mother’s strength and his own humour were what got him ...
Lexy and Bruce
The Love Letters by Jenny Mackay
You never know when true love will find you… or when you'll sniff it out! Lexy, a senior pitbull, escaped an abusive situation and finally found a loving home with her adoptive Momma. But even in her new family, something was missing… Until Lexy ...
by Carol Mazur
Who would buy a seven acre peach farm in Niagara at the age of sixty-two? To the surprise of his friends, in 1958 Richard Lis did just that, and then spent the next seventeen years of his life farming and living alone in a drafty shack by the lake. ...
Stories of My Mother and the General's Cookbook
Stories from the life of former Louisiana Attorney General and Mrs. William J. Guste, Jr. and family, and "the General's" cookbook by Anne D. Guste
While assisting in the care of an aging and yet very active parent, the author recounts many of the stories that were often told to her by her mother of some of the most memorable and vivid scenes in her long life of more than ninety years. As the ...
My Memoirs by Nargis Gercke-Bhatia
Who knew the eyes of a young girl from the East coast of Africa would see the far corners of the world? Indian-African Nargis Gercke was born in the Kenyan town of Mombasa before her family moved to Dar-es-Salaam (“the haven of peace) in ...