Nonfiction

The Missionary Kid…Talks

Ted Garrison (Atmosphere Press)

| Reviewed by Daniel Rhodes

In The Missionary Kid...Talks, Ted Garrison shares a powerful and intimate account of their journey towards redemption and recovery from the devastating consequences of religious obsession and sex addiction. The author offers vivid glimpses into his childhood, exploring the trauma of his parents’ tumultuous relationship, harrowing experiences, and a pornography addiction. Ted shares his story in this memoir, characterized by a deep longing for redemption, inner freedom, and purpose. The conversational tone makes the story feel like a personal c...

Pioneering Prosperity: The Morazan Model for Free Cities

Joyce Brand (selfpublishing.com)

| Reviewed by Matthew Novak

Pioneering Prosperity: The Morazan Model for Free Cities by Joyce Brand delivers revolutionary ideas redefining the future of cities, a compelling guide to building and thriving in autonomous, innovative, and prosperous communities. It is a proven blueprint for creating self-sufficient cities that attract businesses, residents, and change-makers. With real-world examples and practical strategies to establish a foundation for success, this author provides a tool that completely changes community organizations. Joyce Brand offers a thought-provok...

She Sweeps Her Dirt

Tracy Adams (Self Publishing)

| Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo

In She Sweeps Her Dirt: Having a Grateful Heart, Tracy Adams shares her journey of discovering the importance of gratitude and how it has transformed her life. The book is heartwarming and inspiring, encouraging readers to cultivate a grateful heart and sweep away the negativity and complaints that can weigh them down. The book is divided into three parts. Part One introduces the concept of gratitude and its benefits, while Part Two explores the barriers that can prevent us from being thankful. Part Three provides practical advice on cultivatin...

YOU'VE GOT THE MAGIC, WHO NEEDS A GENIE?

Corbie Mitleid (Fire Through Spirit Press)

| Reviewed by Jane Riley

You've Got the Magic: Who Needs a Genie? by Corbie Mitleid is a must-read for anyone looking to succeed in the metaphysical and holistic industry. As a seasoned expert in the field, Corbie shares her years of experience and hard-earned wisdom on becoming a sought-after metaphysical professional. The book contains practical advice, real-world examples, and a refreshing, relatable, no-nonsense approach. The book is divided into five parts, each covering a different aspect of building a successful career as a metaphysical practitioner. Corbie cove...

Rebranding The Church

Peder Tellefsdal (selfpublishing.com)

| Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo

Peder Tellefsdal’s Rebranding the Church addresses the urgent need for the Christian church to reconnect with contemporary society. The book, anchored in Tellefsdal’s expertise as a communication consultant and his personal faith journey, provides a compelling blueprint for revitalizing the church’s message and relevance in the modern world. Tellefsdal’s thesis is that the church's communication failures have led to its current disconnect with contemporary audiences. He identifies two primary pitfalls: either diluting the Gospel to appear relev...

Wings to Rise above Divorce

Loren Cribbs (selfpublishing.com)

| Reviewed by Eugene Lasha

Wings to Rise above Divorce by Loren Cribbs is a beacon of hope for anyone dealing with a failing marriage, separation, or divorce. With candid honesty and profound insight, Cribbs shares her journey from the hopeful expectations of her wedding day to the painful reality of a crumbling relationship, ultimately finding solace and renewal in her faith. The book begins with a raw introduction, setting the premise for a heartfelt exploration of the lies we tell ourselves about relationships, ourselves, and others. Through the lens of personal anecd...

Busting Drug Dealers: Diaries of a DEA Special Agent

Mike Fredericks (Special Agent Press)

| Reviewed by James Farlow

Busting Drug Dealers: Diaries of a DEA Special Agent by Mike Fredericks offers a gripping firsthand account of the harrowing world of drug enforcement, providing readers with a front-row seat to the adrenaline-fueled adventures of a seasoned DEA agent. Fredericks's narrative, drawn from his extensive diaries and court documents, reads like a high-stakes thriller, offering a raw and unfiltered glimpse into the underbelly of world drug trafficking. From the bustling streets of Portland to the treacherous jungles of Colombia, Fredericks takes read...

The Miller's Angel Baby: A Memoir of My Alcoholic Father’s Secret Life

A. R. Miller (Amazon)

| Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo

In The Miller's Angel Baby by A. R. Miller, buried family secrets and devastating losses unravel in a haunting tale of growth and personal transformation. Meet Alexis, whose facade of a perfect life shatters, propelling her into a journey of self-discovery and revelation. As she confronts her father's mysterious past and untangles a web of deception spanning generations, Alexis experiences grief, forgiveness, and audacious leaps of faith. This spellbinding narrative explores themes of alcoholism, loss, and betrayal, showcasing the heroine's unw...

The Power Of Networking: Strategies for Career Excellence, Job Development, and Building Greater Tri...

Michael V. Morgan (Michael V. Morgan)

| Reviewed by Bertin Drizller

In a world where professional success hinges on academic prowess and strategic networking, Michael V. Morgan's The Power of Networking emerges as a powerful tool for individuals navigating the complex terrain of career development. With a comprehensive blueprint from college endeavors to career milestones, Morgan offers a roadmap with practical insights and actionable advice. At the core of Morgan's narrative lies the pivotal role of mentorship—a theme woven intricately throughout the text. Drawing from personal anecdotes and experiences, Morga...

Against All Odds

Carola Hauer (Carola Hauer)

| Reviewed by James Farlow

Against All Odds by Carola Hauer is a compelling and insightful exploration of complex trauma and the arduous journey toward healing. Hauer examines the intricate dynamics of trauma recovery, shedding light on the often-overlooked struggles faced by survivors of childhood abuse. The book begins by defining complex trauma and its profound impact on individuals, emphasizing the devastating effects of polyvictimization and the long-lasting scars it leaves on survivors. Hauer intelligently discusses the complex nature of trauma recovery, highl...

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