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At the Far End of Nowhere

At the Far End of Nowhere

by Davis Merriman, Christine

In this hauntingly unconventional novel, young Lissa Power challenges the imagination and captures the heart as she struggles to grow up under the guidance of her father, Stouten—a watchmaker, inventor, and mechanical wizard—who is easily old enough to be her grandfather...

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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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Breakfast Memories: A Dementia Love Story

Breakfast Memories: A Dementia Love Story

by Hanley, Kate

For anyone caring for someone with dementia, this book is a bridge of hope. Kate Hanley takes us on a journey where we witness her caring for her aging parents, while trying to balance the demands of her own busy work and family life.

At times, full of frustration and despair, Kate wanted to give up, but knew that was never a choice...

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Canoeman Joe

Canoeman Joe

by Radcliffe, Robin

In the early 20th Century mining town of Ely, Minnesota, Joe Seliga taught himself how to build wood and canvas canoes. What began as a life full of curiosity and adventure grew into a passion for the land and its people. Joe held a deep appreciation of wild places, cherished his close-knit family, and found joy in using his hands to create a thing of beauty and utility...

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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 in this ficticious tale. 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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Dancing with Langston

Dancing with Langston

by Skeeter, Sharyn

Carrie, a business manager who always wanted to be a dancer, has two commitments today. She made a promise to her late father to move Cousin Ella, a former Paris café dancer, from her condemned Harlem apartment to a safe place. She’s also committed to catch a flight to Seattle with her husband for his new job...

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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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Fragments of Memory

Fragments of Memory

by Prabasi, Satish

In 1949, I left my remote village in the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, traveling by ox-cart, to pursue an education in newly-independent India. This book is the unlikely story of my life from my birth in Nepal, to my days as an activist academic in the Netherlands, and later as a global traveler and official of the United Nations...

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Ghosts of Cuba

Ghosts of Cuba

by Gander, MacLean

Two weeks after purchasing their plane tickets and against the back drop of President Donald Trump’s re-instated restrictions on travel to Cuba, MacLean and Shanta Lee Gander prepared for their first month-long visit to Cuba in December 2017. Initially started as dispatches for a local Vermont blog, their experiences shifted into something neither of them expected...

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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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The Land of Milk and Honey

The Land of Milk and Honey

by Conrad, Ross

Land of Milk and Honey: A History of Vermont Beekeeping follows the trials and tribulations of beekeepers in Vermont. This dramatic history begins in the early 1800’s following the life and times of inspired beekeepers that are the advance guard of a line of notable beekeepers that is to stretch through the centuries into modern times...

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Lifeforce

Lifeforce

by Rodríguez, Annie

Sixteen-year-old Gillian Cassidy couldn’t save her mother. That was the day immortality lost its appeal. Eight years later, and now a powerful witch in her own right, Gillian has an unwanted visitor haunting her dreams: Sean, her first love. He’s immortal, thanks mainly to her, and seems determined to be with her for eternity...

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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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Old New Worlds

Old New Worlds

by Krummeck, Judith

Old New Worlds intertwines the immigrant stories of the author and her great-great grandmother. Sarah Barker and her new husband sail from England in 1815 to minister to the indigenous Khoihoi in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. In the midst of conflict, illness, and natural disasters, Sarah bears sixteen children...

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Our Basin of Relations

Our Basin of Relations

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Water does not lie. Here in the Champlain Basin—a flowing landscape of mountains and rivers, forests and farms, towns and cities—it is the water that whispers difficult truths. From erosion, pollution, and habitat loss, to the toxic algae blooms that close Champlain’s beaches every summer, this once vital ecosystem is coming undone...

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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 Undertaker

The Undertaker

by Del Gaudio, Laura

The Undertaker is Laura Del Gaudio's lively story of learning the family business from under the kitchen table as a child. It is how she learned empathy in the face of unspeakable traumas while understanding the impact of trauma herself. Licensed at the age of 21, she became the 3rd generation in the family business which was located at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge...

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Walking with the Ineffable

Walking with the Ineffable

by Colby, Stephani Nur

Have you been touched by the Mystery? You may not remember it but we have all been touched in some mysterious way by the divine. Though we know that traumatic memories are often suppressed, the fact that we all, particularly as children, are likely to have had significant spiritual experiences of great goodness and importance to us is generally rejected, its remembrance discouraged...

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The Weight of Light

The Weight of Light

by Love, 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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Similar Titles

  • A Bouquet of Daisies
  • Breakfast Memories: A Dementia Love Story
  • Canoeman Joe
  • The Champlain Monster
  • Crosshairs
  • Dancing with Langston
  • Darling Girl
  • Darling Girl
  • Darling Girl
  • Don't Get Too Excited
  • Don't Get Too Excited
  • Finding God in Ordinary Time
  • A Fractured Life
  • Fragments of Memory
  • Ghosts of Cuba
  • How to Survive a Brazilian Betrayal: A Mother-Daughter Memoir
  • The Land of Milk and Honey
  • Lifeforce
  • Love, Sex & Mushrooms
  • The Magpie Art
  • A Mom's Guide to Creating a Magical Life
  • The Music of What Happens
  • Offline: A Novel
  • Old New Worlds
  • Our Basin of Relations
  • River Rules
  • Time Inside
  • Today My Name Is Billie
  • The Undertaker
  • Walking with the Ineffable
  • The Weight of Light
  • At the Far End of Nowhere
 

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