“Rue’s Butterfly” by Donna McCartWelser

Are you that person who makes huge promises to yourself to do that thing, whatever it is, before you die and then doesn’t give it a second thought? Or maybe you are so immersed in the everyday grind that having a silly list has never entered your realm of thinking. Donna McCart Welser wants readers to not only think about this list but start actively pursuing it. … More “Rue’s Butterfly” by Donna McCartWelser

“Steps to Happiness” by Mona Hassan-Alaali

Chock full of many well thought out offerings readers could adapt to their own situation and start working toward finding their inner peace and happiness. The style the author presented in her short book was the perfect way for readers to read and digest her advice. Her writing was clear and concise and I found myself stopping and thinking about a few nuggets of information that really resonated with me as I continued reading. … More “Steps to Happiness” by Mona Hassan-Alaali

“Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic” by Jan Phillips

“Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic,” Jan Phillips, is a powerful and moving account of how one woman came to terms with her sexuality. The Catholic church rejected her at age 18 because she was a lesbian, and this set her on a course to define and accept who she was. … More “Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic” by Jan Phillips

“Small Miracles: The Inspiring Kids of Variety Village” by Mike Strobel

There is no way to describe how wonderful this book is. It is captivating and there is no way that one can read the book and not have their sprits lifted and finish it without feeling happy and so proud of these children and the people that support them and help them every day at Variety Village. Plus… The pictures are so beautiful and you end up feeling so proud of each and every one of these children and what they represent to themselves, their families, and those around them. … More “Small Miracles: The Inspiring Kids of Variety Village” by Mike Strobel

“Transcending Darkness” by Denise Brown

A compelling memoir of childhood abuse, neglect, and God’s incomparable guidance, love, and grace. This captivating story unfolds like a novel detailing every challenge the author and her younger sisters faced while enduring the hardships of a mentally ill mother and sister, poverty, and unthinkable physical and verbal abuse from both parents. … More “Transcending Darkness” by Denise Brown

“Uncommon Courage” by Andrea T. Edwards

“Uncommon Courage” by Andrea T. Edwards will inspire you to think deeply about yourself, positively impact your emotions, and define what truly matters to you. As a woman who has lived an interesting and influential life, Andrea has great wisdom to pass on to her readers. Whether you’re a mother with a child requiring special needs, someone who wants to save the earth, or just find a way to expand your point of view, this book will speak to every part of you, and then some. … More “Uncommon Courage” by Andrea T. Edwards

“You Are Enough” by Charlene Wheeless

“You Are Enough: Reclaiming Your Career and Your Life with Purpose, Passion and Unapologetic Authenticity” is an uplifting and moving memoir by renowned businesswoman and communications visionary Charlene Wheeless. In this absorbing book, the author shares her experiences and struggles as she climbed the cooperate ladder and her journey while battling breast cancer. … More “You Are Enough” by Charlene Wheeless