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The Selfless Act Of Breathing – A sensitive yet powerful story

'Possessed by a daring turn of phrase and at times a beautifully powerful sense of personal Should be pushed into the hands of friends accompanied by the question: do you feel this too?' -Big Issue A heartbreaking, lyrical story for all of those who have fantasised about escaping their daily lives and starting over. (more…)
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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

Before & Laughter – Can an acerbic comedian publish a self-help guide?

Before & Laughter. Self-help meets memoir in this deeply insightful, fascinating and entertaining book about happiness by one of the country's most treasured comedians. *A memoir and self-help manual by one of the country's most treasured comedians - for anyone who feels stuck in a rut but doesn't have the…
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Book Blast! River Weather – Short stories that will stay with you a long time

Cameron MacKenzie, author of River Weather,  a collection of stories that releases December 7th with Alternating Current Press.  “The stories in ‘River Weather’ manage to be both sensitive and transgressive, socially conscious and hard-edged. MacKenzie captures with exquisite detail the challenges of being a man in a world that’s gone to hell,…
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The Stranger In The Lifeboat – One of Duffy’s favourite reads of the year!

An inspirational, moving new novel from the 40 million-copy bestselling author of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of global phenomenon Tuesdays with Morrie Adrift in a raft after a terrible shipwreck, ten strangers struggle to survive while they wait for…
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Book Blast! The Hubris of an Empty Hand – A philosophically twisted read!

Mahyar Amouzegar and his latest, The Hubris of an Empty Hand, which drops November 18th with University of New Orleans Press. About The Hubris of an Empty Hand You must pay close attention, as this is an important story. You will be observing a dinner party that is about to begin, and…
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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

The First 21 – The Origin Story of Nikki Sixx

Rock-and-roll icon and three-time bestselling author Nikki Sixx tells his origin story: how Frank Feranna became Nikki Sixx, chronicling his fascinating journey from irrepressible Idaho farm boy to the man who formed the revolutionary rock group Motley Crue. Nikki Sixx is one of the most respected, recognizable, and entrepreneurial icons…
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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

A Field Guide To Britpop – Be prepared for some memories and anthems

A Field Guide to ... delves into music’s most influential genres to uncover the innovators and agitators who changed music history forever.  In A Field Guide to Britpop, Steve Wide explores a  scene fueled by north-south rivalries, tribal fashion and a good cup of tea. Uncover the artists and albums, the who’s…
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Book Blast! Carry On Castle – a memoir on grief and widowhood

CARRY ON CASTLE High school sweethearts Dan and Jenny Stults were living their happily ever after. They had a beautiful daughter and dreams of more children. Their life was ripped apart in January of 2015, when 36-year-old Dan died suddenly, leaving Jenny and their 7-year-old daughter to carry on alone.…
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