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Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims
by Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins

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English

Pages

140

Publication Date

June 16, 2017

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<i>Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims </i>is the first known autobiography by an a Native American woman. Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins' riveting, heartbreaking memoir is both a history of the Piute Indian tribe and an account of the devastation caused to the Piute people after their first contact with white men in the nineteenth century.<br /><br />“For students of Western American history, this book is invaluable.” — <i>Journal of the West</i>.
Powerless: A Memoir: The Girl Takes a Drink, The Drink Takes the ...
by Lela Fox

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English

Pages

269

Publication Date

November 19, 2018

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Book 1 of 7 in the series. <br /> For 13-year-old Lela Fox, an electrifying new life started in a gravel alley with a six-pack and two albino sisters. Four beers roused the ogre of alcoholism and began a lifetime struggle against the bottle and a string of absurd choices, curious antics, and profound consequences. <br /> It's a high-spirited and poignant story, definitely not a drunk-a-logue, with most chapters followed by a "reflection" from Lela's current 20-years-sober perspective. You’ll find hair-raising action and plenty of “you are there” dialogue in <em>POWERLESS</em>, the story of a coming of age that never came. <br /> What came instead was a life sidetracked by a myriad of challenges – Bi-Polar mood swings, harrowing accidents, love’s betrayal, and mixed messages from a tee-totaling family. <br /> As heartbreaking as it is funny, this tale examines Lela’s eccentricities and warped motivations with eye-opening style. It’s a gripping story with captivating characters, written with raw honesty and laugh-out-loud hysterics. <hr> <em>POWERLESS</em> is the intense beginning of Lela Fox’s life story in the seven-book series <em>The Life & Times of a Curious Drunk</em>, beginning with her first drink, continuing through 17 years of sobriety, and ending with her final step into serenity. <br /> <br /><u>READERS LOVE POWERLESS! </u><br /><br /><b> “What a great story! Lela’s crazy life and all the “self-talk” hit close to home for me. Sensitive Lela Fox is easy to love, and her to-the-point writing style kept me reading long past bedtime. I’m cheering for you, girl!” <br /> “UPDATE: The 2nd book is even better! Her struggles with bad choices and twisted thinking… just like an alkie, right? Great stuff! I’ll be reading them all.”</b> <br />−Sarah L., Columbus OH
Always With Me: An Inspiring Memoir About Love & Loss
by Ariela Ben Ari

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

March 17, 2019

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<h3><b>This is the story of a significant life, loving and happiness despite the absent, the break, the loss.</b></h3><p>This is the story of a man and woman, a blessed couple, who spent their time together, hand in hand. This is a song about joy, togetherness, and deep faith. This is a story of love that survives separation by illness and then death.</p><p>This is a love story. A bigger- than- life love story. This is a story about a love that is resilient and pure in the face of crisis, disappointment and unimaginable health challenges. This is a story of heroism; spirit reigning over the body and its realities.</p><p>This is a story of how the movement of life provides us with opposites and how we grow from polarities such as:</p><p>Death and Life</p><p>Darkness and Light</p><p>Spiritual Distance and Closeness</p><p>The Hidden and the Exposed</p><p>Desperation and Hope</p><p>This is a story of dedication, light, the good, grace, hope, faith, confidence and love – Always With Me.</p>
Dancing for Your Life: The True Story of Maria de la Torre and He...
by , Paul Strahan

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

September 01, 2010

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Dancing for Your Life is the true story of a beautiful, young Filipina who, in order to help her family financially, leaves her home in the quiet Philippine countryside to work as a dancer in Hong Kong’s red-light district of Wan Chai.<br /><br />This book will hold special appeal for readers interested in gaining a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of an Asian go-go bar and will serve as a companion guide for individuals interested in cultural studies, gender studies, or spirituality. It presents a rare first-person account that is thought provoking and controversial. Here is the “untold story” of faith, friendship, and sacrifice, but also of triumph and forgiveness.
Victim of The Sheet!: We Shall Over come! To the Beginning to the...
by Tabitha Caballero

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English

Pages

106

Publication Date

October 02, 2019

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We all get created by something or someone, by being in the sheets. Some of us were choosing. Sometimes we were chosen. Not knowing what victim we are while being created . Women To bear so much pain. To create something so precious and so small. Men to drop the seed to make it happen for us all. Some of us become the best creation by coming from sad stories, love stories, drama, and bad spells of a sinner. But something about the sheets, create something so powerful, and something so real that creates some type of situation or situations. Even the state of mind of emotions that are build inside. U never know what being in the sheets will lead up to. It started this way and ended up like this. Stories to follow..... Stories to be told……..stories that we hear, simply a story we have had ourselves. But somehow or someway, once your in the sheets, we become a victim. But what victim r u?, while in the sheets. Tell your story while I tell mines.Through it all, we all warned, given chances and freedom of free will, given instructions which is written in the Bible the way to live.Sometimes our own sadness come from our own beliefs and the decision to make that is upon our hearts. Sometimes we are giving a chance or chances to make a wise decision when knowing right from wrong. Forgiveness- Repentance and now Forgetting that Jesus forgives us through the power of God washing our sins away It all started but was written where we started and came from. Our beliefs come to real life when u are born not knowing.This was my test of my Faith, my trials and my tribulations that almost made me give up, when i lost all hope, being ashamed of where i came from, my back ground, running away from the one who loved me the most, God....
Bought and Sold (Part 1 of 3)
by Megan Stephens

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

January 29, 2015

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<p>A heart-stopping story of lies, brutality and fear. British girl Megan Stephens tells the true story of how an idyllic Mediterranean holiday turned into an unimaginable nightmare when she was tricked into becoming a victim of human trafficking and held captive for six years by deception, threats and violence.</p><p>While on holiday with her mother at a popular Mediterranean coastal resort, Megan fell in love. Just 14 years old, naïve and vulnerable, she had no reason to suspect that the man who said he loved her would commit the ultimate betrayal of her trust.</p><p>When her mother returned to England, Megan stayed with Jak, who said he would find her a job as a waitress and promised they would be together forever. But when Megan travelled to the city with Jak, his attitude quickly changed and instead of finding her work as a waitress, he allowed her to be raped and then sold her to a human trafficker.</p><p>Abandoned by Jak but still unable to accept that everything he’d told her had been a lie, Megan was coerced by threats and violence into working as a prostitute in private homes and brothels. Then the trafficker threatened her mother’s life and it was Megan’s turn to lie: sending her mother the staged photographs that had been taken of her apparently working as a waitress in a cafe, she told her she was happy.</p><p>Too frightened and bewildered to trust or reach out to anyone, Megan remained locked in a world of brutality and abuse for six years. In the end, there only seemed to be one way out.</p><p>Megan’s powerful story reveals the devastating realities of human trafficking and the fear that imprisons its victims more effectively than any cage could ever do.</p>
Female Kundalini
by Margaret Dempsey

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English

Pages

234

Publication Date

November 06, 2014

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<p><i>Female Kundalini</i> is first and foremost the true story of my spiritual journey, my Alpha to Omega. I have striven to make it as authentic and true as possible. It’s entitled <i>Female Kundalini</i> because Shakti is female, and even though Shakti is female, each of us – male or female – share this energy. I am a female and have experienced Kundalini as a woman, so “Female Kundalini” is an appropriate title.<br /></p><p><br />The book describes my experiences, and it is only through experiences that I am able to summon the authority to speak on this topic. I don’t offer techniques or methods to awaken Kundalini because I don’t advocate using techniques or methods beyond attending Kundalini yoga classes. I don’t guarantee that if someone were to do the same things I have done, either intentionally or unintentionally, that he/she would achieve at the same results. What I do know, and would stake my life on, is the universality of the life force energy that lies within.<br /></p><p><br />I didn’t recognize that I was on a spiritual path until Kundalini rose. The book reflects this perspective, me, looking back over the events of my life: where I started and where I am now. Since 1998 when Kundalini rose for the second time, I have been much more aware of this path. Up to that time, studying Buddhism and pondering continuously was more like a hobby than something that I was ever going to experience.<br /></p><p><br />Nevertheless, because a part of me committed unconsciously to this path when I was young, I have always taken jobs that haven’t exhausted my energy. Maintaining my integrity and paying my way in life has always been important, but not at the expense of spiritual pursuits. I recall speaking with a friend who told me how much she wanted to achieve material success. I remember thinking “I want to get off.” It was by detaching myself mentally from the material, while, at the same time, remaining in the material world, that triggered the shift of consciousness in me, which led me to Kundalini.<br /></p><p><br /><i>Female Kundalini</i> offers much to analyze and evaluate: fertile ground for opinion on me, my upbringing, and the events of my life. All of that is valid. However, the actual Kundalini-rising experience, and my awareness during those events, stand on their own. I am forever grateful to have had the Grace of that awareness and am thankful that it has given me the material for <i>Female Kundalini</i>.<br /></p><p><br />Experience changes knowledge into wisdom. That said, I hope people will compare my account to other Kundalini accounts in order to become more discerning about the many accounts made on the spiritual path. Because the spiritual supermarket is so lucrative, the need for discernment has never been greater. Before we uphold a work as a paragon of wisdom, we need to test its actuality against other criteria, including our own experience.<br /></p><p><br /><i>Female Kundalini</i> is very much an account of a stage in my spiritual journey. It is by no means the end, but it does serve as a signpost for the early stages of Kundalini, cognizant that, once Kundalini rises, “doing” on the individual’s part is very much done…because that’s when Kundalini takes over and, as my publisher and editor says, “IT does YOU.”</p>
The Radium Girls Extended Excerpt
by Kate Moore

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English

Pages

73

Publication Date

March 01, 2017

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<p><strong>Read the EXCLUSIVE extended excerpt of <em>The Radium Girls</em>...</strong></p><p>For fans of <em>Hidden Figures</em>, <em>Rise of the Rocket Girls</em>, and <em>The Girls of Atomic City</em> comes the incredible true story of the women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium and their brave struggle for justice.</p><p> During World War I, the young women who were hired to work in America's radium watch dial factories were considered the lucky ones. They were paid well, they got to work with the luminous element dubbed "liquid sunshine" that was all the rage, and they were helping the war effort by providing instruments that shone in the dark.</p><p> And their bodies literally glowed because of the amount of radium they were ingesting.</p><p> In her new book, <strong><em>The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women</em></strong>, author Kate Moore gives voice to two groups of workers who became horribly ill and fought back against the companies that poisoned them.</p><p> Using diaries and letters from the women, their statements in court documents, medical records and archived x-rays, as well as using ancestry documents to track down their relatives for interviews, Moore showcases the forgotten young women whose legal fight led to life-changing workplace safety regulations amid one of the biggest scandals of America's twentieth century.</p><p> <strong>Preorder and find out how their story ends on May 2.</strong></p><p>"This timely book celebrates the strength of a group of women, whose determination to fight improved both labor laws and scientific knowledge of radium poisoning. Written in a highly readable, narrative style, Moore's chronicle of these inspirational women's lives is sure to provoke discussion—and outrage—in book groups." —<em>Booklist</em>, Starred Review</p><p>"Moore's well-researched narrative is written with clarity and a sympathetic voice that brings these figures and their struggles to life...a must-read for anyone interested in American and women's history, as well as topics of law, health, and industrial safety." —<em>Library Journal</em>, Starred Review</p>
Melania Trump: The Slovenian Side of the Story
by Sandi Gorisek

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English

Pages

40

Publication Date

January 12, 2017

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This book is a tribute to “good old times” from recent history that shaped everybody that grew up in this territory, including current USA’s first lady. It was written in the same way as my father and many others did build houses around Slovenia and/or ex-yugoslavia to provide shelters for their families. For my English writing debut I gathered few of my dearest friend following my father’s footsteps for successful construction. We are all from the part of Slovenian that is now gaining popularity due to mrs. Melania and do in my opinion have the necessary skills to “construct” this little “house”, including the audio narrated version, which is as part of this book our gift to readers and their friends. You can find the link for free download inside the book, enjoy getting to know us better.
Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897
by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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English

Pages

358

Publication Date

January 30, 2017

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This vivid autobiography by one of the leaders in the fight for woman suffrage is a stirring depiction of the early struggles of American women toward equality. The new introduction and afterword written for the revised edition interpret Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s positions and strategies for today’s readers, detail the significance of the autobiography and situate it within the body of Stanton’s writings and activities, bring current scholarship to the appraisal of her importance, and reflect on the last part of her life. Elizabeth Cady Stanton writes about her life from childhood into her eighties. She recalls the discontent that led her to launch the woman suffrage movement at Seneca Falls in 1848 and the frustration of still having no voice in her own government after a half century of hard work. In lively and opinionated prose, Stanton conveys all the passion that made her a guiding force in the women’s movement. She provides an affectionate picture of her friend and political partner, Susan B. Anthony, and other leaders in the abolitionist and woman suffrage movements. She describes the immeasurable pleasure of winning converts to her cause and the satisfaction of silencing opponents through the force of her argument. Sometimes humorous, sometimes touching, filled with resolve throughout, Eighty Years and More is a compelling portrait of this remarkable leader.

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