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By Lita Rawdin Singer, PhD
We all have within us the energy to thrive, flourish, discover our purpose and truth, and leave this world in better shape than we found it. If we are able to stop feeling sorry for ourselves and tap into this energy, we will feel connected and loved by others, physically healthy, excited by new ideas, purposefully productive, peaceful within, and at one with the universe.

Psychologist Lita Rawdin Singer, biofeedback and neurofeedback specialist Stephanie Dawn Singer, and graduate student Brandon Singer combine professional experience, knowledge, and case stories to share five innovative steps that will help others tap into their energy, release useless mind chatter, and create the best life possible. While leading others on a journey through the mind, body, brain, spirit and soul, and heart, the Singers teach how to:

• Make sense of information that enters through our five senses on a daily basis
• Utilize supportive tools to create a new story and develop an optimal self
• Deal with stress and use biofeedback to become mindful and conscious
• Access intellectual and problem solving abilities with neurofeedback
• Embrace life in a joyful, courageous, and loving way

This guidebook shares a proven five-step process that encourages others to take charge of their lives and realize whole body healing, inner-peace, and a meaningful purpose.

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By Stephen E. Bower

Lt. Gen. Tim Maude shares the distinction of being the highest ranking American soldier to lose his life in military action.

But unlike Lesley J. McNair and Simon B. Buckner Jr., both lieutenant generals who died during World War II, the battle he died in was not one he expected.

On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists commandeered an American Airlines flight out of Dulles International Airport and crashed it into the southwest wall of the Pentagon, killing Maude and more than a hundred other military and civilian workers. Scores of other people were injured when the airliner ripped through the building at 530 miles per hour.

At the time of his death, Maude served as the deputy chief of staff for personnel, the Army’s chief executor of personnel policy and manager of the various programs affecting the strength and moral well-being of America’s land forces.

As one of only five members of the Army’s Adjutant General’s Corps to rise to the rank of lieutenant general, his story is one of triumph and celebration, and an abiding commitment to family, country, and service.


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By L. Alan Weiss
There is no question that entering the third act of life often prompts individuals to reflect on their journey to date, their purpose in life, and their search for self. Through A Lens of Emptiness recounts how one man seeking clarity and perspective in the story of a lifetime learns to discard preconceptions, embrace emptiness, abandon ego, and ultimately discover a path of enlightenment.

L. Alan Weiss details how he began his quest to create his life narrative by utilizing Buddhist and Taoist philosophies and powerful tools that helped him define the nature of self through meditation, productive emptiness, and reflective thought processes. Weiss then turns the lens on his own life and thoughts as he sought clarity and understanding, searched for his back story, and explored his religious roots. Included are Weiss’s reflections on his personal discoveries, the nature of change, and what he gained through the process of revisiting his life story.

Through a Lens of Emptiness shares a journal of contemplation as one man embarks on a critical search for the essence of a meaningful life.

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By Lois Lindenfeld

When fourteen-year-old Eliza Healy is dumped on the shores of Sitka Bay, Alaska, in 1867, it’s a long way from Wisconsin and her grandmother’s warm cozy kitchen. Eliza believes the idea of helping her family establish a new Evangelical Brethren Church in the Alaska Territory is exciting, but she soon realizes serving God is much more difficult than she imagined. The harsh living conditions among rough men and a shortage of food make her wonder about her family’s purpose in Alaska.

The icy waters of the bay, a shaman, and a grizzly bear are the least of Eliza’s worries the summer she arrives. As Katrina, a Russian girl, and her friend, Erm, a Tlingit girl, question and challenge Eliza’s fundamental Christian faith, she learns more about different cultures and religions. But God’s presence seems far removed from Eliza as her baby brother, Amos, and her mother become deathly ill.

These new hardships and responsibilities threaten to overwhelm Eliza, but a ruggedly handsome gold miner named Jed may just be her saving grace. Through all of her experiences, adventures, and family crises, she comes to understand God is always there and watching over her.


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By J. Joseph Marr, MD

Fall from Grace is a candid, personal history of an academic physician and biotechnology executive that reflects on medicine as it was in the mid-twentieth century and chronicles the changes in society and medicine during the second half of that century. The book investigates the social revolution of those times; the scientific and technological advances that occurred; the influence of the computer and the digital revolution; the entry of corporate management into health care; and the effects of the profit motive on the care of patients. All of these have had enormous influence on the role of the physician in health care. The inadequacies, over the years, of the fee-for-service system and the consequent governmental involvement in reimbursement systems are discussed and compared with other health care payment systems around the world. The net effect of these various forces has been to benefit patients through greatly improved technology yet has caused medicine to evolve from an art form focused on personal care to a more technical exercise largely controlled by fiscal considerations. These changes also refashioned the role of the physician from healer and counselor into manager of an impersonal health care team. The book provides a view of the current state of medicine, patients, and physicians and a perspective on the future.


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By Tommye Hamilton Wright

It’s 1942 and the United States is deep into World War II. At home, amid adjustments to the hardships and heartaches of war, Kay Ann Franklin is losing a lonely battle caring for her terminally ill mother and her five-year-old twins, one stricken with polio and the other with chicken pox. Worried and exhausted, she has little left to give her baby daughter and her war-absorbed husband. When a colored girl appears at her back door offering to help, Kay Ann welcomes her but holds slight hope that the tiny, crippled Say can make a difference in their situation.

To her surprise, the teenager brings reinforcements for the battle and lightness to their burdens. The family also discovers Say’s exceptional musical talent and begins to envision more than the girl can grasp. Kay Ann’s dream of a college education for Say is sidetracked by a brutal attack and malicious opposition from neighbors, friends, and Say’s preacher.

In this historical tale, Kay Ann and an unlikely group of lady warriors embark on an unforgettable journey during the chaos of a world war endeavoring to help an underprivileged teenager achieve more that she ever imagined, and, most importantly, to believe in herself.


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By Martha E. Casazza

“Martha captures the spirit and vibrancy of our community in the most authentic, inspiring and thought provoking manner possible. By telling stories of struggle, perserverance and triumph, she breathes life into everyday joy human beings have at their fingertips when we listen to and value our life stories.”

—Juan Salgado, M.U.P.

President and CEO, Instituto del Progreso Latino

“This book inarguably pieces together the true spirit of the Mexican-American community, their struggles, their sense of family and their resolve to realize their dreams.”

—Santiago Silva, Ph.D. LPC-S

Clinical Professor (Ret.), University of Texas-Pan American

“In Dreaming Forward: Latino Voices Enhance the Mosaic, Martha Casazza not only tells the stories and describes the struggles of Latino students, she also provides a context that gives meaning to these stories and struggles. The themes that result from these stories represent concepts that will benefit every educator.”

—Hunter Boylan, Ph.D.

Director, National Center for Developmental Education,

Appalachian State University


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By Peni Jo Renner

It is 1693 in Hereford, Connecticut, when Mary Case, the spinster daughter of a Puritan minister, finds herself hopelessly smitten by the roguish thief, Daniel Eames. Betrothed to a man she does not like or love, she is soon compelled to help Daniel escape from jail. Suddenly, she finds herself on the run, not only accused of being Daniel’s accomplice, but also of murder.

The fugitive pair soon finds solace—and a mutual attraction—among the escapee’s Algonquin friends until two men from Daniel’s dark past hunt them down. After Mary is captured and returned home to await trial, a tragedy takes the life of her younger sister, revealing a dark secret Mary’s father has kept for months. But just as Mary learns she is pregnant, she makes a horrifying discovery about Daniel that changes everything and prompts her to develop an unlikely bond with his mother, Rebecca, who soon saves Mary from a shocking fate. It is not until years later that her daughter, Kezia, finally learns the truth about her biological father and family.

Letters to Kezia shares a courageous woman’s journey through a Puritan life and beyond as she struggles with adversity and betrayal, and discovers that loyalty can sometimes mean the difference between life and death.


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By Tim McCracken

Christopher Hartley is the chair of the English department at the North Campus of Garden State University—a place he refers to as a “minimum intellectual facility.” Recently returned from a medical leave begun after the death of his wife, Holly, sixteen months earlier, he is seeking some measure of peace.

As Chris prepares a brand-new course called Music in Literature, he hopes the combination of the two disciplines—a pairing that has always fascinated him—will help him overcome his grief and deal with the estrangement of his daughter, Ivy. Peace, however, is as elusive as music itself. As he deals with his own health problems and the possibility of a new relationship with a much younger colleague, Chris moves through a chaotic and occasionally amusing fugue in which lust, love, self-worth, redemption, and meaning interweave.

This complex novel explores how music and literature aid one man as he deals with grief, considers the meaning of life and death, and struggles to come to terms with his own mortality.


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By Carol A. Kuhnert
Carol Kuhnert always trusted priests completely. As a child growing up in a strict Catholic family, clergy stood on pedestals next to God in her eyes. When her brother, Norman, expressed a desire to become a priest and entered the seminary after eighth grade, Carol had no idea that one day, her daughter would reveal a shocking secret: Norman was a serial pedophile.

Stunned and angered by what she learned, Carol not only reveals how she confronted her brother and the Catholic Church but also reflects on the events that led up to that moment, providing a poignant glimpse into her faith, her belief that priests were infallible, and her trust in the church, its leaders, and their assurance to her that they were handling everything. But as time passed and Carol struggled to understand why molesters were being left in active ministry and victims were being ignored, she details how she embarked on a purposeful crusade to prompt the church to take action and bring justice and hope to its sexual-abuse victims.

No Longer on Pedestals shares the powerful and inspirational true story of one woman’s journey to the truth and her subsequent heartfelt mission to reach out to abuse survivors after she learns her brother is a pedophile priest.

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By Reg Ivory
Atlanta detective Jack Novak is about to face the toughest case of his career—and possibly the most dangerous. First, though, he’s got to get his head on straight, with the help of attractive psychiatrist Laura Benjamin. Does Jack have a crush on her? Of course not. Is he lying to himself? Maybe. His “treatment” is put on hold when he’s called into a murder case. Jack thinks the murderer has to be a sick bastard. He must like pain, but he also must be brilliant, as this killer leaves no clues. Jack has nowhere to start, but, hey, that’s never stopped him before. He’s a great investigator, and he’ll stop this monster, no matter the cost, even if Jack is a little strung out from his last few cases. Soon, the murderer makes his connection to Jack and things take a tragically personal turn. Will the psycho killer get away—especially now that he’s threatened the people Jack loves? Only time will tell what it takes to catch a monster.
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By Jw Grodt

It is 1980, and Jake Kincannon is a struggling private investigator with a habit of taking unusual cases. With the help of his beautiful gal Friday and romantic interest, Julie Carson, Jake wraps up several small investigations that barely make it worthwhile to continue his agency. As another year with few prospects for big cases looms ahead, Jake’s enthusiasm is fading fast. Lucky for Jake, his fortune is about to change.

Wilson J. Wells, a PhD in science and mathematics, is in desperate need of Jake’s services. After he calls and invites Jake to visit his laboratory to see his invention Forty plus years in the making, Jake discovers that Dr. Wells has carefully chosen him—a man trained to kill, experienced in investigations, and eager for cash—to help him carry out a mission. Dr. Wells has but one desire and purpose for his creation: he needs someone to take a journey and save the life of his brutally murdered wife, Sheila. Jake, seemingly left with no other choice, reluctantly agrees to attempt to change history without realizing the true impact of his decision.

In this action-packed mystery, Jake Kincannon travels back in time with the hope of preventing a terrible tragedy is about to discover that time is both his friend and enemy.


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By Joe Jessup

There is a new war being waged in the New West. In places like Big Scratch, Montana, where everything environmental is seen as a threat to jobs and prosperity, land developers and oil and mining companies chop up big ranches, leaving behind a mountain of contamination that causes environmental groups to lock down public land. As hard lines are drawn in the sand, Sierra Club demonstrators are beaten and a girl is missing after a peaceful protest on national forest land.

Clyde Deerhide is an aging, half-Indian Lakota cowboy who has just returned home to Big Scratch with Fleebit Shepherd, his long-time cowboy partner who wants to retire and pursue his love interest, but is afraid of deserting Clyde. With tensions between residents and environmentalists at an all-time high, Clyde must now decide whether to cross a green line and forfeit old relationships from his past to protect the strangers. When the search for the missing girl is called off, Clyde embarks on a dangerous quest to find the girl that leads him to expose a killer and to embrace the love he has always desired.

In this gripping contemporary Western tale, two sides clash in opposition over a changing landscape as an aging cowboy attempts to find the place his grandfather once called the middle ground.


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By László Károlyi

A successful business executive helps you propel your business forward by sharing the successes and mistakes that he’s learned over a thirty-year career.

Divided into four sections that coincide with the changing seasons, the lessons allow you to excel when times are good and bad. The fifteenth and final story in each chapter is by a guest writer who provides a different point of view on an important business topic.

There are lessons for autumn, when the world is changing; for winter, when new solutions should be sought out; for spring, when it’s difficult to implement new ideas; and for summer, when it’s time to reap the rewards of hard work.

Get tools and strategies you need to:

• adjust to change so your business can thrive;

• keep calm under pressure and manage crises;

• combine tradition and innovation to achieve better results;

• strike a healthy balance between work and private life.

By being creative, you can keep business surging in the right direction. All it takes is the determination to learn, plan, and adapt to change by being a Business Chameleon.


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By Joe Jessup

There is a new war being waged in the New West. In places like Big Scratch, Montana, where everything environmental is seen as a threat to jobs and prosperity, land developers and oil and mining companies chop up big ranches, leaving behind a mountain of contamination that causes environmental groups to lock down public land. As hard lines are drawn in the sand, Sierra Club demonstrators are beaten and a girl is missing after a peaceful protest on national forest land.

Clyde Deerhide is an aging, half-Indian Lakota cowboy who has just returned home to Big Scratch with Fleebit Shepherd, his long-time cowboy partner who wants to retire and pursue his love interest, but is afraid of deserting Clyde. With tensions between residents and environmentalists at an all-time high, Clyde must now decide whether to cross a green line and forfeit old relationships from his past to protect the strangers. When the search for the missing girl is called off, Clyde embarks on a dangerous quest to find the girl that leads him to expose a killer and to embrace the love he has always desired.

In this gripping contemporary Western tale, two sides clash in opposition over a changing landscape as an aging cowboy attempts to find the place his grandfather once called the middle ground.


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