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Awake, Arise, Or Be Forever Fallen!by Alberto Vezendi
''A moving account of the trials and tribulations of a young male who is suffering from anorexia nervosa and which brought him a few feet away from his death and how he fought it mentally and physically to overcome it and, in the end, lead an almost normal life. The sketches depicting the various stages and mood of the story add another dimension to the story. The quotes at the beginning of the chapters are beautifully aligned with the theme of the chapter and blend well with the storyline.'' -- The International Review of Books. This book carries a message of hope for all: that a better life is possible, regardless of your situation, and that you already have everything you need to live it. It’s all inside your mind. Follow the illuminated path laid out in this book, and start to live the life you desire and deserve.
TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancerby Marquina Iliev-Piselli
No Woman Should Have To Experience Cancer Alone . . . TOUGH: Women Who Survived Cancer is the ultimate recovery companion for women facing any type of cancer. This book is for newly-diagnosed women, survivors, thrivers, & the people who love them. It makes a great gift! Working from interviews with 37 women with a variety of cancer types, Iliev-Piselli, a survivor herself, has created honest and triumphant essays that will lift readers up like a conversation with good friends (if all your friends had survived cancer!). During life's most difficult moments, these women found joy in creative pursuits as diverse as they are, including writing, stand up comedy, drawing, air guitar, and many more. Get ready for honest, inspiring, uplifting, rock-n-rolling, gut-wrenching, heart-pounding, chemo-brain-fueled tales about cancer and its aftermath. Order your copy now!
Disney's Nine Old Menby Fergus Mason
Today the Walt Disney Company is a huge media conglomerate with a whole range of interests, taking in music labels, cable and network TV, publishing, merchandising and a chain of theme parks in multiple countries. However it remains best known for its animated films. Starting in 1927, but mostly between 1933 and the beginning of 1935, Disney hired nine young men to work as animation artists. They came from various backgrounds and several different states. They all had one thing in common though – they were masters at the art of turning a series of drawings into smoothly animated footage and giving it a unique appeal. For most of those long careers they carried a name that Walt Disney had jokingly picked up from a book about the Supreme Court way back in 1937. He called them The Nine Old Men. This book his a short history of the animators who helped create Disney’s legacy.
PrivileGEdby Michael Davi
If you ever wondered what engineers do in an iconic technology corporation, you are in for a real eye opener in PrivileGEd. But don’t think this book is just for techno- buffs. The over arching theme of bouncing back from disappointment and complex problem solving based on interpersonal skills, trust and friendship will inspire any reader. Take a peek behind the curtains of a mega-corporation from an insiders perspective. Bursting with interesting, uncanny experiences and memorable characters, this read will keep you mesmerized as you follow Michael’s unusual career path.
Watching the Daisies -- Life Lessons on the Importance of Slowby Brigid Gallagher
Millions of people around the world suffer from fibromyalgia -- the majority of them are women. As yet, there is no cure. In this memoir, Brigid P. Gallagher shares her experiences on: The busy life she followed before succumbing to this debilitating disease, Stopping and soul searching for answers to her vast array of symptoms, Entering a new life of SLOW. Drawing on her knowledge and experience as a natural medicines therapist, she seeks out therapies to aid her healing and integrates a variety of self help techniques and lifestyle changes. She also unearths a love of solo travel including Egypt, India, Rome, Lourdes and Bali.