“Lost in My Mind” is a stunning memoir describing Kelly Bouldin Darmofal’s journey from adolescent girl to special education teacher, wife and mother — despite severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Spanning three decades, Kelly’s journey is unique in its focus on TBI education in America (or lack thereof). Kelly also abridges her mother’s journals to describe forgotten experiences.
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A funny, honest and deeply moving memoir that reminds us how hard it is to adjust to the physical pain, the emotional loss and the surprising beautify of being fully who we are. Particularly relevant for anyone who grew up feeling “different.”
When her estranged husband asks to live with Jamie again, she ignores her instincts and her family’s concerns and sets about making a perfect home for them in a California beach town. The delicate negotiation that follows is a carefully constructed reality between what Jamie is willing to acknowledge and what she is not.
Power. Revenge. Love. Shakespeare’s themes can be found in any schoolyard. And so a naïve Mel Ryane volunteers to create The Shakespeare Club at a public school – for kids who have never seen a play, much less acted in one. With a lifetime of theatrical experience but zero classroom skills, Mel throws herself into this rollicking adventure expecting to inspire young lives.
Jennifer Coburn has always been terrified of dying young. So she decides to save up and drop everything to travel with her daughter, Katie, on a whirlwind European adventure before it’s too late. Even though her husband can’t join them, even though she’s nervous about the journey, and even though she’s perfectly healthy, Jennifer is determined to jam her daughter’s mental photo album with memories—just in case.
“The Pact: Messages from the Other Side” takes the reader on an adventure through time while weaving tales of love and determination. A vow between the author and her husband finds us tracing the steps of present and past lifetimes devoted to uncovering the mysterious cycles of life, birth, death, and rebirth.
From a fresh and exciting new voice, SAVE THE DATE is a hilarious and insightful examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision.
“Daddy Versus The Suck Monster” is the honest, humorous, and frequently irreverent portrayal of first-time fatherhood as told by J. Matthew Nespoli. A guy’s guide to all that’s gross, humorous and surprising about fatherhood. A funnier, more testosterone-fueled alternative to “What To Expect When You’re Expecting.”