Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
A mix of fairness, beauty and playfulness is the ground, the qualities that governed the work and lives of Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr. For thirty years Len Barron has shared these qualities with students, scientists, parents and teachers. An Einstein/Bohr thought: It is not coincidental that parents and teachers share the same job-to foster trust. When that quality is well seeded all manner of wonder and affection abound.
In this irreverent and intimate memoir on living with terminal illness, psychotherapist Teri Dillion reminds us of the impermanent blessings of embodiment and how to carve healing out of even life’s roughest blows. An early reviewer warned, “good luck putting this book down once you pick it up.”
When a rock guitarist gives a ride to a beautiful stranded fan, they connect in an unexpected intense way. Five years later, haunted by her memory, he tries to find her. The romance is renewed but threatened by a brother, a boyfriend, a jilted ex, and an edgy mad woman. It's a story of love lost and found told with honesty and wit and set to music.
Filbert finds it hard to make friends because he's different. He also loves to dance, but he dances at night and wakes the other flamingos. If only he could find someone to dance the Flamingo Flutter with. Then Filbert meets a Canada goose and decides Canada might be a good place to find a friend. As he leaves behind his sunny Florida home and travels north, Filbert’s adventure teaches him the true meaning of friendship.
This book talks about the fundamentals of Christianity. It covers topics such as Faith, Hope and Salvation, as well as the origin of Sin and why Christ came to save us from Hell. It explores how we Christians grow through struggle and find strength in prayer to Christ.
William McBurney from the 761st Tank Battalion known as The Black Panthers, General George S. Patton Jr, and 16 year old Angela Lange, a resistance fighter with the Edelweiss Pirates, tell the true story of the final year WWII and the Allies struggle to defeat Nazi Germany. Winner of the American Fiction Best Book Awards and Reader's Favorite Book Awards.
In the midst of the cold and dark in the current practice of medicine there is a glimmer of hope called the soul of medicine - comprehensive, compassionate, patient-clinician interactions focused solely on the needs of the patient. This book consists of essays and poems describing patient-clinician interactions exhibiting the soul of medicine.
In a world where the monstrous Datose plague threatens people's lives, it's up to the Nation's Guardians to make risky decisions and act quickly to pevent any bloodshed. Can their leader, Ranger, overcome his own personal prejudices to make uneasy alliances and lead his team to victory? The clock is ticking, and the Question remains if they can stop the looming darkness that is approaching on the horizon.