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A Bouquet of Daisies

A Bouquet of Daisies

by Alice, Megan

A Bouquet of Daisies is a collection of poetry and prose exploring the heartbreak and healing found in relationships of all kinds. Centered around the theme of human connection, she additionally touches on the battle against mental illness, the stigma that follows the diagnosis, emotional abuse, sexual assault, and misogyny...

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Canoeman Joe

Canoeman Joe

by Radcliffe, Robin

Joe Seliga (1911-2005) was a master builder of wood-and-canvas canoes in Ely, Minnesota. His canoes are used as part of a wilderness experience that teaches respect and integrity to young adults...

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The Champlain Monster

The Champlain Monster

by Danziger, Jeff

A young boy and his sister discover the secret of the Lake Champlain monster, but decide to keep the secret to themselves. Cartoonist Jeff Danziger creates a fantastic adventure of brother, sister, and an old fisherman friend in search of the great monster of Lake Champlain...

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Crosshairs

Crosshairs

by Fitzpatrick, Matt

Inspired by the author’s own experiences and observations as a child and throughout adulthood, Crosshairs tells the story of the the implosion of the traditional Boston underworld that created a vacuum for the players left at the table. Justin McGee is a high-powered attorney who moonlights as the city’s most successful and highly paid assassin...

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Darling Girl

Darling Girl

by Watkins, Terry H.

DG is five the first time her mother goes away. She’ll go away again and again before DG finally understands why: mental illness and a manipulating husband. DG’s family aren’t like other families. Her father moves them constantly. Moving, along with the stigma of mental illness, isolates the family. In public, they seem the perfect American dream. In private they grow increasingly...

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Darling Girl

Darling Girl

by Watkins, Terry H.

DG is five the first time her mother goes away. She’ll go away again and again before DG finally understands why: mental illness and a manipulating husband. DG’s family aren’t like other families. Her father moves them constantly. Moving, along with the stigma of mental illness, isolates the family. In public, they seem the perfect American dream. In private they grow increasingly unstable...

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Darling Girl

Darling Girl

by Watkins, Terry H.

DG is five the first time her mother goes away. She’ll go away again and again before DG finally understands why: mental illness and a manipulating husband. DG’s family aren’t like other families. Her father moves them constantly. Moving, along with the stigma of mental illness, isolates the family. In public, they seem the perfect American dream. In private they grow increasingly unstable...

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Don't Get Too Excited

Don't Get Too Excited

by Epstein, Jen

Jen Epstein was born a worrier. As a child she worried her uvula would break off and she would swallow it and choke to death. Then she worried high voltage wires would get her. Eventually she was diagnosed with learning disabilities and later, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder...

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Don't Get Too Excited

Don't Get Too Excited

by Epstein, Jen

Jen Epstein was born a worrier. As a child she worried her uvula would break off and she would swallow it and choke to death. Then she worried high voltage wires would get her. Eventually she was diagnosed with learning disabilities and later, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder...

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Finding God in Ordinary Time

Finding God in Ordinary Time

by Eberle, Christine

Take a wide-eyed look at your life—the commonplace, joyful, and even heartbreaking events—and discover the presence of God, hidden in plain sight. Forget bowing your head and closing your eyes. The secret to prayer is what happens when you’re not trying to pray. This is the invitation of Christine Eberle’s Finding God in Ordinary Time...

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A Fractured Life

A Fractured Life

by Samuel, Shabnam

Abandoned by her parents as a three-year-old, and ultimately leaving her home country India for a new life in America as a young mother of a three-year-old son, this is not only an immigrant’s story, but a poignant and powerful memoir that is at first, one of sadness and continuing adversity, but ultimately one of strength, purpose, and the universal triumph of hope...

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How to Survive a Brazilian Betrayal: A Mother-Daughter Memoir

How to Survive a Brazilian Betrayal: A Mother-Daughter Memoir

by Urban, Ehris

Lightening darkness with humor, Velya Jancz-Urban and her 25-year-old daughter, Ehris, introduce readers to their offbeat Connecticut family. Motivated by an 11-year friendship with a charming Brazilian named Jose Geraldo, they spend four years preparing for their move to rural Brazil, where they will run a dairy farm and open an English school...

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Love, Sex & Mushrooms

Love, Sex & Mushrooms

by Raper, Cardy

When a young girl, Cardy Raper told her mother, “When I grow up I want to be a scientist and make grand discoveries!” Her mother responded, “You could become a nurse.” Science was a man’s world then. Cardy refused to take “no” for an answer...

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The Magpie Art

The Magpie Art

by Weinfield, Paul

This is not a book on meditation or Buddhism, though it has certainly been influenced by both. It is a book of encouragements for all those who are interested in using the unit of a single day to develop good qualities in their minds and hearts. It is a book about teaching yourself "from the middle" — the middle of frustration or joy or boredom or wherever else you find yourself...

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A Mom's Guide to Creating a Magical Life

A Mom's Guide to Creating a Magical Life

by Mathews, Kasey

Written for the overwhelmed Mom who’s looking for more joy, playfulness, and serenity in her life, A Mom’s Guide to Creating a Magical Life is like a GPS for your soul. This book is full of simple, easy-to-use tools to help you feel more grounded within yourself, and more patient and present with your family and everyone else you meet throughout your days...

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The Music of What Happens

The Music of What Happens

by Lea, Sydney

This book is a compendium of newspaper columns Sydney Lea composed in his tenure as Vermont Poet Laureate. He says he hopes these columns will continue to be of interest to poetry lovers and students, but above all to the common reader. Seeking at every turn to avoid jargon, he explores how the making of a poet's art resembles the making of any reader's life...

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Offline: A Novel

Offline: A Novel

by Adams, Brian

Meagan is a seventeen-year-old netaholic, addicted to online dating but scared to death to take those online “relationships” offline. Banished by her parents to her gay hippie grandfather’s farm (where the cell reception is terrible!), she is so not looking forward to a techno-free summer of gardening and cleaning house...

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River Rules

River Rules

by Fischer, Stevie

River Rules is a small-town suspense novel with a deep heart and powerful conscience. What the housing bubble didn’t break in Bridgeville, a small New England community blessed by the Connecticut River, greed, double-dealing and rapid-fire change just might...

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Time Inside

Time Inside

by Margolis, Gary

Time Inside, Gary Margolis’ seventh book of poems, takes us behind the walls, through the metal gates of his experience leading a poetry workshop for inmates in a maximum security correctional facility, and back out to the surrounding worlds of love’s nature and memory's hold and release of us...

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Today My Name Is Billie

Today My Name Is Billie

by Parisi, Neile

Every Year thousands of educators are accused of physical abuse. Some are guilty and are prosecuted, but hundreds who are innocent are forced to surrender their licenses. This is what happened to Billie. Deceit and betrayal threatened her survival, extinguished  her life’s dream, and  erased her sense of self worth. She wondered if she could ever trust again...

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The Weight of Light

The Weight of Light

by Smallen, Su

Green Writers Press brings back into print the acclaimed Weight of Light, by Su Smallen, which includes award-winning poems and the widely taught lyric essay “On Poetry.” Joyful and elegiac, Weight of Light widely embraces nature, art, and science. Alison Hawthorne Deming describes Weight of Light as “work that beautifully marries attention and evanescence” with “resonant clarity...

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Where We Live

Where We Live

by Wetherell, W. D.

Where We Live is master story-teller W. D. Wetherell's fifth story collection, and his first in ten years, bringing together the best of his recent fictions. The stories exemplify the qualities readers and critics have praised in the past, while continuing to explore new directions in style, theme, and characterization...

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The Wizard of Odd. A Vermont Tale of Community Devotion

The Wizard of Odd. A Vermont Tale of Community Devotion

by Meffe, Gary

Welcome to Oddertown, Vermont, population 700, more or less. Tucked into the remote Northeast Kingdom, and filled with a collection of quirky characters, "Odd" epitomizes the traditional and independent ways of a small New England village...

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Similar Titles

  • Canoeman Joe
  • The Champlain Monster
  • Crosshairs
  • Darling Girl
  • Darling Girl
  • Darling Girl
  • Don't Get Too Excited
  • Don't Get Too Excited
  • Finding God in Ordinary Time
  • A Fractured Life
  • How to Survive a Brazilian Betrayal: A Mother-Daughter Memoir
  • Love, Sex & Mushrooms
  • The Magpie Art
  • A Mom's Guide to Creating a Magical Life
  • The Music of What Happens
  • Offline: A Novel
  • River Rules
  • Time Inside
  • Today My Name Is Billie
  • The Weight of Light
  • Where We Live
  • The Wizard of Odd. A Vermont Tale of Community Devotion
  • A Bouquet of Daisies
 

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