A biography that inspires for the strength of the human spirit.
The Accidental Antichrist tells the extraordinary true story of Jacob Marateck, a young Jewish man in Russia during the early 1900s.
By the time he turned 30, Marateck had already fought for the anti-Semitic Russian army in the Russo-Japanese War, escaped from a forced labor camp in Siberia, joined up with anti-Zcar revolutionaries and received three separate death sentences.
Told with surprising humor and rich detail, The Accidental Anarchist is a riveting account of a spirited, resourceful young man who defied all odds to survive in a volatile and dangerous country.
This book is free on 8/28.
Bryna Kranzler studied playwriting at Barnard College and has written several highly praised plays. Eventually she traded the arts community for a career in marketing, mostly due to economic necessity. After 15 years in the communications field she made a triumphant return to writing.
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Fast-paced with a generous dose of humour, much of it tongue in cheek!
Money for Old Rope is a fascinating and funny exploration of the origins of the things we think and say and do. Albert Jack delves into the stories behind the stories, offering a new perspective on everything from urban legends and nursery rhymes to everyday expressions and even beloved foods.
Impress and entertain your friends with the delightful anecdotes that fill the pages of Money for Old Rope.
This book is free 8/24 – 8/26.
Albert Jack is a bestselling writer and historian with a love cultural history, idioms and little-known facts. Albert’s literary success has made him a fixture on TV and radio shows around the world. In addition to writing, Albert is currently hosting writers workshops in England and South Africa.
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If you’re considering vertical gardening, read this book before you start!
Vertical gardening is a great way to grow your own delicious, healthy produce – no matter where you live!
Author Joe Marshall offers a fantastic guide to growing fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs just about anywhere, indoors or out. Marshall’s book will walk you through the process of building a vertical garden by utilizing resources that are inexpensive (or free!) He also provides valuable advice about choosing the right soil, fertilizer and environment to make the most out of your new garden.
This book is free 8/22.
Joe Marshall began life in the country spending summer days with his grandparents working in their vegetable garden and enjoying the fruits of his labor. As he grew he found himself removed from his rural home in East Texas into the Big City.
He has been able to enjoy the fruits of his labor again and decided to publish this book as a way to increase his fellow gardeners knowledge of vertical gardening and to show that no matter how much or how little space you have to work with, you can grow your own produce; simply by Growing Up.
Open and honest, raw and funny, a little bit over the top- it will inspire you to never give up!
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is a moving and in-your-face account of one family’s struggle with addiction, disease, and life’s everyday challenges that are always there, even when the buzz wears off.
Substance abuse has plagued each generation of Dina’s family, from her grandparents to her 14-year-old daughter.
Their struggles meld together to in this best-selling memoir that is both deeply sad and beautifully inspiring.
This book is free 8/13-8/15.
After dropping out of high school, Dina Kucera spent years working in restaurants, grocery stores, and as a stand-up comic. She is now a full-time writer, and is living with her family in Arizona. Her website offers advice for parents whose children are using durgs.
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My 4 and 7 year old love these jokes!
Need a laugh? This book offers more than 400 great jokes that will have your whole family laughing!
Kids around the world sent in their favorite jokes, and the result is a fun, family-friendly compilation perfect for any occasion, from birthday parties to classrooms.
This book is free 7/26-7/27.
Barbara Feldman is a mom, syndicated newspaper columnist, and online entrepreneur. She started collecting jokes from kids in 2006 at her website JokesByKids.com. The site now has over 4790+ jokes. 401 of them have made it into her first Kindle book: Jokes By Kids: Volume 1.
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A Bold, Brutally Honest, and Unapologetic Portrait of Planetary Survival.
As the effects of global warming continue to mount, author Daniel Rirdan cuts through the partisan arguments and misleading reports to offer a thorough, sensical plan to help save our ailing planet.
Rirdan’s book is a roadmap for the future, with suggestions for changes on both the personal and institutional levels.
His work is backed by peer-reviewed studies from some of the world’s top scientific experts. The plans outlined by Rirdan are straightforward and sweeping. He calls for immediate changes in many aspects of the way we live and work, but it’s clear that the changes will ensure the integrity of our planet for future generations.
This book is free 7/25-7/26.
Strategist and entrepreneur Daniel Rirdan has spent years giving lectures about the health of our planet. Rirdan has dedicated his life to studying global ecology and coming up with attainable solutions to our environmental problems.
After spending his youth in Israel and traveling around the world, Rirdan has settled in Colorado with his wife and kids.
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