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A Thousand Reasons Not To Run

Blurb: Traumatized by a childhood tragedy and her ongoing therapy no longer effective, Lexi lives a lonely life in Tribune, a small town nestled on a bayou in the southern United States. Her therapist offers an ultimatum: find friends or find another therapist. Lexi reluctantly joins a running program that meets at the Volt, an […]

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Creating Clarity & Connection

Blurb: Reimagine Your Life in a Positive and Purposeful Way. Creating Clarity & Connection provides life-affirming practices to bring meaning to your self-discovery journey. Whether you are just starting, restarting, or reviving your efforts to reconsider your life, you can: Rediscover the things that make you happy, Reclaim your sense of wholeness, Reframe your life […]

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Road To Mekong

Blurb: For fifty-six days, four women left their ‘regular lives’, homes, families and comfort, to ride their motorbikes through scenic landscapes, inhospitable terrain and diverse regions. In this process, they covered 17,000 kilometres through six countries. What inspired them to follow this dangerous, and at times maddening, adventure trail? In Road to Mekong, Piya Bahadur recounts her […]

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Summer of Georgie

Blurb: Deep into her 40s with a lackluster career, Georgie wonders how she became so…underwhelming. If she’s not battling her micromanaging boss and egotistical CEO, she’s trying to quiet her inner voice, the one whispering that she hasn’t lived up to the cool, funny and creative person she used to be. When she’s fired for […]

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Chance Particulars

Blurb: The goal of the writer is to live with the keenness of the foreigner. To experience, wide-eyed, the sensations aroused and the events offered up by a peculiar surround and then to evoke them so brightly on the page that the reader, too, experiences the foreigner’s frisson. A time-honored way this is accomplished is […]

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Winter Stars

Blurb: Dave Iverson was a busy broadcast journalist recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease when he decided to do something he’d never quite imagined: He moved in to take care of his 95-year-old mom. Winter Stars is the moving story of their ten-year caregiving journey. By the end of this decade, 74 million Americans will be over […]

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Wild

Blurb: At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike […]

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The Reading List

Blurb: An unforgettable and heartwarming debut about how a chance encounter with a list of library books helps forge an unlikely friendship between two very different people in a London suburb. Widower Mukesh lives a quiet life in the London Borough of Ealing after losing his beloved wife. He shops every Wednesday, goes to Temple, […]

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Unbound

Blurb ‘The capability of the individual matters. Not the gender. As a woman you need to have the confidence that your gender cannot hold you back.’ —Meena Ganesh, former CEO of TESCO Hindustan Service Centre How does an item girl tackle sexual harassment at her work place? Why does a highly paid woman software engineer […]

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Where The Tide Took Me

Blurb: She shares her painful experiences with binge-drinking and the collapse of a marriage, as well as living with diagnoses of anxiety, depression and trauma. Through it all, words and music allow her to overcome her fears and chart a course through the darkness to her true vocation. A book that will resonate with anyone […]