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To the New Owners

by Madeleine Blais

In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais’ in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha’s Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. 2.2 miles down a poorly marked, one lane dirt road, the house was better termed a...

Thomas Campbell

by J. Cuthbert Hadden

Reviewing Beattie’s Life of Campbell in the Quarterly in 1849, Lockhart expressed the hope that no one would ever tell Campbell’s story without making due acknowledgment to 'the best stay of his declining...

The Life of Sophia Jex-Blake

by Margaret Georgina Todd

There are several reasons why it has seemed worth while to write the life of Sophia Jex-Blake at some length. 1. She was one of the people who really do live. In the present day a woman is fitted into her profession...

Apauk, Caller of Buffalo

by James Willard Schultz

Blackfoot boy Apauk longs to be the Buffalo Caller, the member of the tribe responsible for luring buffalo to a death trap concealed beyond the edge of a cliff. Apauk endures many tests, some of them heartbreaking,...

Life of a Pioneer

by James S. Brown

The life of a pioneer in Western America always is full of peril and hardship; often it has a large share of startling episodes and thrilling adventures; not infrequently it is associated with notable historic...

From Antarctica to Zimbabwe: How I hit the reset button on my life

by Dr. Quinta

Quinta was plodding through a successful but mundane career when she was relieved of her job. She took her newfound freedom and endless time as an opportunity to reinvent herself and rediscover joy in life....

Blue Money

by Janet Capron

New York City, 1971, a balmy August evening: Just seven blocks from her childhood home, a young woman walks into a Park Avenue apartment and into the troubled arms of her first trick.

So begins Blue Money—a...

Godmother: An Unexpected Journey, Perfect Timing, and Small Miracles

by Odile Atthalin

After thirty years of traveling the world, Odile Atthalin-a French intellectual from a well-to-do family in Paris-ends up in Berkeley, CA, where synchronicities abound and ultimately give her everything she...

Song of the Plains: A Memoir of Family, Secrets, and Silence

by Linda Joy Myers

How do you disentangle yourself from generations of loss, abuse, and neglect? This is the burning question that drove Linda Joy Myers to doggedly research her family history-a journey that ultimately allowed...

Cartel Wives: A True Story of Deadly Decisions, Steadfast Love, and Bringing Down El Chapo

by Mia Flores & Olivia Flores

An astonishing, revelatory, and redemptive memoir from two women who escaped the international drug trade, with never-before-revealed details about El Chapo, the Sinaloa Cartel, and the dangerous world of illicit...

Another Kind of Madness

by Stephen Hinshaw

Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I’ve read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw’s story,...

A Paris Year

by Janice MacLeod

Part memoir and part visual journey through the streets of modern-day Paris, France, A Paris Year chronicles, day by day, one woman’s French sojourn in the world’s most beautiful city. Beginning on her first...

Housman Country

by Peter Parker

A captivating exploration of A. E. Housman and the influence of his particular brand of Englishness

A. E. Housman’s A Shropshire Lad made little impression when it was first published in 1896 but has since...

Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero

by Cate Lineberry

"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were extraordinarily capable of fighting...


by Odile Atthalin

Odile Atthalin was a young woman from a prominent, bourgeois family in Paris when she decided to leave home in search of meaning. All she knew was that she wanted to go East; but once she had separated from...

Song of the Plains

by Linda Joy Myers

Ever since she was a child, Linda Joy Myers felt the power of the past. As the third daughter in her family to be abandoned or estranged by a mother, she observed the consequences of that heritage on the women...

Foreign Service

by James Dobbins

A behind the scenes look at 50 years of US diplomacy.

From Vietnam in the 1960s to Afghanistan in this decade, James Dobbins was on the frontlines of American diplomacy and worked to advance U.S. national interests...

Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death

by Adrian Owen

In this startling and thought-provoking book, which will remind readers of works by Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, a world-renowned neuroscientist reveals his controversial, groundbreaking work with patients...

Tom Sawyer: The Complete Collection + A Biography of the Author (Book House Publishing)

by Mark Twain

This book contains several HTML tables of contents.

The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles...

Laurence Sterne: The Complete Novels + A Biography of the Author (Book House Publishing)

by Laurence Sterne

This book contains several HTML tables of contents.

The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles...