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Frank Varriale

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New York City, NY, United States

New York City-based Art Director/Designer with 20 years of experience (Advertising, Marketing and Book Cover Design.)

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I am a New York City-based Art Director who is diversely-experienced and full of energy and passion. I am completely hands on, with a superior knowledge of mac-based programs and also very production savvy. I am also fast, friendly and extremely easy to work with.

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Portfolio (40 selected works)

What to Do When Love Turns Violent: A Practical Resource for Women in Abusive Relationships

Marian Betancourt

The New York Times called What to Do When Love Turns Violent, “possibly the best single resource.” Dr. Robert McAfee, past president of The American Medical Association said, “This may be the most important book of your life.” The author appeared on The Oprah Show, which produced and aired a special short film about safety planning based on the book. What to Do When Love Turns Violent empowers... read more

The New York Times called What to Do When Love Turns Violent, “possibly the best single resource.” Dr. Robert McAfee, past president of The American Medical Association said, “This may be the most important book of your life.” The author appeared on The Oprah Show, which produced and aired a special short film about safety planning based on the book. What to Do When Love Turns Violent empowers... read more

Poor Tom's Ghost

Jane Louise Curry

When the Nicholas family first sees the derelict old house near London that has been left to them in Aunt Deb's will, they are sadly disappointed. Thirteen-year-old Roger's disappointment is greatest, since, having moved place to place all his life with his gifted actor-father, he longs for some measure of stability. Then Roger and his father discover under peeling wallpaper and rotted panelin... read more

When the Nicholas family first sees the derelict old house near London that has been left to them in Aunt Deb's will, they are sadly disappointed. Thirteen-year-old Roger's disappointment is greatest, since, having moved place to place all his life with his gifted actor-father, he longs for some measure of stability. Then Roger and his father discover under peeling wallpaper and rotted panelin... read more

The Crunch

Pat Toomay

“A wry, witty look at life with the Dallas Cowboys during the heyday of Tom Landry and Roger Staubach, The Crunch shows the real life that makes legends and lacerates the Cowboys mechanistic corporate image, revealing a world that is both more and less than we expect, yet funnier than we could image.”—Peter Gent, author of North Dallas Forty“More characters than War and Peace. More laughs than... read more

“A wry, witty look at life with the Dallas Cowboys during the heyday of Tom Landry and Roger Staubach, The Crunch shows the real life that makes legends and lacerates the Cowboys mechanistic corporate image, revealing a world that is both more and less than we expect, yet funnier than we could image.”—Peter Gent, author of North Dallas Forty“More characters than War and Peace. More laughs than... read more

Barren Lands

Kevin Krajick

First published in 2001, this is the classic true story of the men who sought — and found — a great diamond mine on the last frontier of the far north. From a bloody 18th-century trek across the Canadian tundra to the daunting natural forces facing protagonists Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson in the 1990s as they struggle against the mighty DeBeers cartel, this is the definitive account of one... read more

First published in 2001, this is the classic true story of the men who sought — and found — a great diamond mine on the last frontier of the far north. From a bloody 18th-century trek across the Canadian tundra to the daunting natural forces facing protagonists Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson in the 1990s as they struggle against the mighty DeBeers cartel, this is the definitive account of one... read more

Taking Liberty

Lawrence Dunning

In this sprawling novel of suspense and terror, a ruthless professional killer, a disillusioned career spy, and a beautiful Sorbonne professor cross paths with Moscow intelligence. They are all in a race to find the fabled Romanov jewels, smuggled out of Russia a century ago and secreted inside the Statue of Liberty before it was shipped from France to New York. The scene shifts compellingly f... read more

In this sprawling novel of suspense and terror, a ruthless professional killer, a disillusioned career spy, and a beautiful Sorbonne professor cross paths with Moscow intelligence. They are all in a race to find the fabled Romanov jewels, smuggled out of Russia a century ago and secreted inside the Statue of Liberty before it was shipped from France to New York. The scene shifts compellingly f... read more

Fallout!

Lawrence Dunning

Andres Kudirka, a once brilliant scientist now headed toward drug-induced insanity, worked on the original A-bomb at Los Alamos and witnessed a test blast in the Pacific where innocent islanders were killed. As chief engineer for Neutron Two, the nation’s first commercial fast-breeder reactor nuclear power plant near Denver, Kudirka harbors a deep resentment toward his employers and the United... read more

Andres Kudirka, a once brilliant scientist now headed toward drug-induced insanity, worked on the original A-bomb at Los Alamos and witnessed a test blast in the Pacific where innocent islanders were killed. As chief engineer for Neutron Two, the nation’s first commercial fast-breeder reactor nuclear power plant near Denver, Kudirka harbors a deep resentment toward his employers and the United... read more

Dangerous Dossiers

Herbert Mitgang

This shocking account by award-winning author and former New York Times cultural reporter Herbert Mitgang provided hard evidence for the first time of the decades-long cultural war waged by the FBI and other federal intelligence-gathering agencies against scores of the world’s most renowned writers and artists. Using the Freedom of Information Act to pry loose actual surveillance files kept by... read more

This shocking account by award-winning author and former New York Times cultural reporter Herbert Mitgang provided hard evidence for the first time of the decades-long cultural war waged by the FBI and other federal intelligence-gathering agencies against scores of the world’s most renowned writers and artists. Using the Freedom of Information Act to pry loose actual surveillance files kept by... read more

Stranger Than Truth

Vera Caspary

Vera Caspary, the famed author of Laura, gives us another gripping crime drama, told through shifting points of view.John Ansell, young and idealistic editor of Truth and Crime magazine, wants to breathe new life into the stale and formulaic publication. Instead of rehashing a story that’s already been proven popular elsewhere, he finds a fresh one: the murder of Warren G. Wilson, famed figure... read more

Vera Caspary, the famed author of Laura, gives us another gripping crime drama, told through shifting points of view.John Ansell, young and idealistic editor of Truth and Crime magazine, wants to breathe new life into the stale and formulaic publication. Instead of rehashing a story that’s already been proven popular elsewhere, he finds a fresh one: the murder of Warren G. Wilson, famed figure... read more

Dancing Star: The Story of Anna Pavlova

Gladys Malvern

In this biographical novel, Gladys Malvern shares the incredible story of Anna Pavlova, one of the most revered and celebrated ballerinas of all time. Malvern presents Pavlova’s life in enchanting prose, allowing the reader to experience Pavlova’s inspirational first exposure to a performance of Sleeping Beauty, the origination of her defining dance The Dying Swan, her illustrious rise to fame... read more

In this biographical novel, Gladys Malvern shares the incredible story of Anna Pavlova, one of the most revered and celebrated ballerinas of all time. Malvern presents Pavlova’s life in enchanting prose, allowing the reader to experience Pavlova’s inspirational first exposure to a performance of Sleeping Beauty, the origination of her defining dance The Dying Swan, her illustrious rise to fame... read more

The War Within

Tom Wells

The War Within: America’s Battle over Vietnam is a painfully engrossing and popularly written account of how the battle on the home front ended America’s least popular war. This absorbing narrative, hailed by critics of every persuasion, is the fruit of over a decade’s worth of research: the author sifted through mountains of government documents, press coverage, and transcripts of interviews ... read more

The War Within: America’s Battle over Vietnam is a painfully engrossing and popularly written account of how the battle on the home front ended America’s least popular war. This absorbing narrative, hailed by critics of every persuasion, is the fruit of over a decade’s worth of research: the author sifted through mountains of government documents, press coverage, and transcripts of interviews ... read more

Allergic to My Family

Liza Ketchum

When Rosie Maxwell, age nine, discovers her family will soon expand from five kids to six, she explodes. “No one has that many kids anymore!” After Clara is born, Rosie’s parents are too busy to notice that the family is crazier than ever: Silas, age four, can’t talk, even though his twin sister Katie always knows what he wants. Dan, the family bookworm, has a habit of disappearing. Bossy Shir... read more

When Rosie Maxwell, age nine, discovers her family will soon expand from five kids to six, she explodes. “No one has that many kids anymore!” After Clara is born, Rosie’s parents are too busy to notice that the family is crazier than ever: Silas, age four, can’t talk, even though his twin sister Katie always knows what he wants. Dan, the family bookworm, has a habit of disappearing. Bossy Shir... read more

The President's Angel

Sophy Burnham

“Compelling … Powerful” … “A perfect gift idea …” “A deftly penned novel of political intrigue and spiritual transformation.” …The angel appeared in the White House without warning, no blowing of trumpets or rushing of wings. It stood by the President’s bed, radiant, white. Its eyes were pools of love. Its light flooded the bedroom, surrounding and engulfing the President. The angel faded with... read more

“Compelling … Powerful” … “A perfect gift idea …” “A deftly penned novel of political intrigue and spiritual transformation.” …The angel appeared in the White House without warning, no blowing of trumpets or rushing of wings. It stood by the President’s bed, radiant, white. Its eyes were pools of love. Its light flooded the bedroom, surrounding and engulfing the President. The angel faded with... read more

The Truth Trap (Matt McKendrick series Book 1)

Frances A. Miller

Following the death of his parents in a car accident, fifteen-year-old Matt McKendrick runs away from his hometown with his small deaf sister Katie to prevent her being placed in an institution. Reaching Los Angeles exhausted and hungry, they take refuge in an abandoned theater. When Matt returns to the theater after an unsuccessful day hunting for work, he finds Katie gone and the police wait... read more

Following the death of his parents in a car accident, fifteen-year-old Matt McKendrick runs away from his hometown with his small deaf sister Katie to prevent her being placed in an institution. Reaching Los Angeles exhausted and hungry, they take refuge in an abandoned theater. When Matt returns to the theater after an unsuccessful day hunting for work, he finds Katie gone and the police wait... read more

The Blessing Papers (The Blessing Series Book 1)

William Barnwell

The Blessing Papers (novel # 1 of the Blessing Series, four in all to date: Book of the Romes, Imram, The Sigma Curve) begins years after the Fall of the known world, and reading is a lost art. Young Turly Vail believes his missing father, who hid something called the Blessing Papers in the first novel, knows what to do, so he has to find him. The search begins on the island of Imram, a loose ... read more

The Blessing Papers (novel # 1 of the Blessing Series, four in all to date: Book of the Romes, Imram, The Sigma Curve) begins years after the Fall of the known world, and reading is a lost art. Young Turly Vail believes his missing father, who hid something called the Blessing Papers in the first novel, knows what to do, so he has to find him. The search begins on the island of Imram, a loose ... read more

My Mom's a Mortician (Kevin Kirk Chronicles Book 1)

Patricia Wiles

It’s bad enough that Kevin’s mother is about to graduate from mortuary college, but when his parents tell him they’re moving to a small town in the Arkansas delta to run the Paramount Funeral Home, Kevin is certain it’s his life that’s over. After all, normal people don’t live in houses with dead bodies downstairs! Once in Armadillo, Arkansas, Kevin tries to adapt to the family business. When ... read more

It’s bad enough that Kevin’s mother is about to graduate from mortuary college, but when his parents tell him they’re moving to a small town in the Arkansas delta to run the Paramount Funeral Home, Kevin is certain it’s his life that’s over. After all, normal people don’t live in houses with dead bodies downstairs! Once in Armadillo, Arkansas, Kevin tries to adapt to the family business. When ... read more

Funeral Home Evenings (Kevin Kirk Chronicles Book 2)

Patricia Wiles

As Kevin helps his parents with the family mortuary his dream of working for National Geographic seems a million years away — until he and his friends are picked for a special science class at Armadillo Middle School. The class is taught by Dr. Alfred Leopold Wallace, the pompous proprietor of the local Arkansas Marsupial Museum and Discount Souvenir Outlet. Kevin's friends aren't keen about t... read more

As Kevin helps his parents with the family mortuary his dream of working for National Geographic seems a million years away — until he and his friends are picked for a special science class at Armadillo Middle School. The class is taught by Dr. Alfred Leopold Wallace, the pompous proprietor of the local Arkansas Marsupial Museum and Discount Souvenir Outlet. Kevin's friends aren't keen about t... read more

Early-Morning Cemetery (Kevin Kirk Chronicles Book 3)

Patricia Wiles

All Kevin wants is to be like any other high school student and learn how to drive and hang out with his friends. But when your parents run a funeral home, it’s tough to have a normal life. And when you’re a Mormon living in the South, well, that just about triples your weirdness quotient. Especially when an elderly woman from church drafts you into the Granite Girls, a group that records the ... read more

All Kevin wants is to be like any other high school student and learn how to drive and hang out with his friends. But when your parents run a funeral home, it’s tough to have a normal life. And when you’re a Mormon living in the South, well, that just about triples your weirdness quotient. Especially when an elderly woman from church drafts you into the Granite Girls, a group that records the ... read more

The Final Farewell (Kevin Kirk Chronicles Book 4)

Patricia Wiles

Kevin’s senior year of high school isn’t going as he’d planned. So much has changed, and choices he once thought would be easy to make have become increasingly difficult. His best friend has moved away, his girlfriend has dumped him for the school football hero, and life after graduation looms ahead like a chasm without a bridge. Kevin’s got a hot scholarship offer in his hands, but even thoug... read more

Kevin’s senior year of high school isn’t going as he’d planned. So much has changed, and choices he once thought would be easy to make have become increasingly difficult. His best friend has moved away, his girlfriend has dumped him for the school football hero, and life after graduation looms ahead like a chasm without a bridge. Kevin’s got a hot scholarship offer in his hands, but even thoug... read more

On Any Given Sunday

Pat Toomay

“Pat Toomay has mixed fact and fiction to produce a story that will make every armchair quarterback laugh and wince — and worry at his exposition of “the game’s” most insidious reality: the prospect — on any given Sunday — of a fix.”—John Seigenthaler, Editorial Director, USA Today“Toomay, for many years a lineman with the Cowboys and the Raiders, gives a sinister turn to the old saw that ‘on ... read more

“Pat Toomay has mixed fact and fiction to produce a story that will make every armchair quarterback laugh and wince — and worry at his exposition of “the game’s” most insidious reality: the prospect — on any given Sunday — of a fix.”—John Seigenthaler, Editorial Director, USA Today“Toomay, for many years a lineman with the Cowboys and the Raiders, gives a sinister turn to the old saw that ‘on ... read more

The Hotel Tacloban

Douglas Valentine

In this extraordinary story of World War Two, the author’s father, who enlisted in the army at the age of sixteen, describes the terrible experiences that affected the course of his life. Captured by the Japanese while on patrol in the fetid jungles of New Guinea, he was sent to a prison camp in the Philippines, where he was interned with Australian and British soldiers. A celebration of camar... read more

In this extraordinary story of World War Two, the author’s father, who enlisted in the army at the age of sixteen, describes the terrible experiences that affected the course of his life. Captured by the Japanese while on patrol in the fetid jungles of New Guinea, he was sent to a prison camp in the Philippines, where he was interned with Australian and British soldiers. A celebration of camar... read more

Abraham Lincoln: A Press Portrait

Herbert Mitgang

“To say he is ugly is nothing. To add that his figure is grotesque is to convey no adequate impression.” “He is destined to occupy in history…a quaintness, originality, courage, honesty, magnanimity and popular force of character such as have never heretofore…” These starkly different 19th century newspaper depictions describe one and the same man: Abraham Lincoln. Nearly 150 years after his d... read more

“To say he is ugly is nothing. To add that his figure is grotesque is to convey no adequate impression.” “He is destined to occupy in history…a quaintness, originality, courage, honesty, magnanimity and popular force of character such as have never heretofore…” These starkly different 19th century newspaper depictions describe one and the same man: Abraham Lincoln. Nearly 150 years after his d... read more

With Hitler in New York: And Other Stories

Richard Grayson

An underground classic, Grayson’s debut short story collection introduced readers to the author’s quirky, funny postmodern fiction and such characters as Buddy’s grandfather, who wonders why no Jewish people ever win on “Bowling for Dollars” and thinks that Farrah Fawcett has a foreign accent; Sarah Lawrence of Arabia, who hides under a college student’s bed while his mother and her maid won’t... read more

An underground classic, Grayson’s debut short story collection introduced readers to the author’s quirky, funny postmodern fiction and such characters as Buddy’s grandfather, who wonders why no Jewish people ever win on “Bowling for Dollars” and thinks that Farrah Fawcett has a foreign accent; Sarah Lawrence of Arabia, who hides under a college student’s bed while his mother and her maid won’t... read more

Skywater

Melinda Worth Popham

“Brand X and his fellow coyotes…are meticulously observed in the desert environment that Ms. Popham seems to know like her backyard. And so are the people of this fable—old Hallie and Albert…and the several varmint-hunters, callous or alcoholic or both. There is a parable of how we might relate to the creatures that share the world with us; and a parable of dreams versus realty; and a parable ... read more

“Brand X and his fellow coyotes…are meticulously observed in the desert environment that Ms. Popham seems to know like her backyard. And so are the people of this fable—old Hallie and Albert…and the several varmint-hunters, callous or alcoholic or both. There is a parable of how we might relate to the creatures that share the world with us; and a parable of dreams versus realty; and a parable ... read more

Journey Home (Passage to Womanhood Book 1)

Toni Eubanks

April 23, 1883 Today, more than ever before, I saw myself as part of the larger world… For the first time, I stood up to my parents and expressed my wishes to be a teacher. I didn’t want to hurt Papa’s feelings, but I feel so much better. It’s my life and I have to be happy with it. ----- Tamara Woodson in Journey Home Journey Home introduces the fictional character, Tamara Woodson, who lives ... read more

April 23, 1883 Today, more than ever before, I saw myself as part of the larger world… For the first time, I stood up to my parents and expressed my wishes to be a teacher. I didn’t want to hurt Papa’s feelings, but I feel so much better. It’s my life and I have to be happy with it. ----- Tamara Woodson in Journey Home Journey Home introduces the fictional character, Tamara Woodson, who lives ... read more

Suds in Your Eye

Mary Lasswell

Life is ripe with good times and plenty of beer when Mrs. Feeley welcomes her new friend, the musical Miss Tinkham, to share her San Diego home and junkyard, Noah’s Ark. It’s not long before the gourmet culinarian Mrs. Rasmussen moves in, too, and the three elderly ladies bask in their joie de vivre. But the party is cut short when they discover the property taxes have been pocketed by a swind... read more

Life is ripe with good times and plenty of beer when Mrs. Feeley welcomes her new friend, the musical Miss Tinkham, to share her San Diego home and junkyard, Noah’s Ark. It’s not long before the gourmet culinarian Mrs. Rasmussen moves in, too, and the three elderly ladies bask in their joie de vivre. But the party is cut short when they discover the property taxes have been pocketed by a swind... read more

High Time

Mary Lasswell

With young Americans leaving to fight in WWII, Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham are overcome with patriotism and decide they owe a contribution to the war effort themselves. But when the manager of nearby Consocraft Airplane Factory doesn’t think that they’re cut out for riveting, they try a more domestic approach to help their boys overseas.The second installment of Mary Lasswell... read more

With young Americans leaving to fight in WWII, Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham are overcome with patriotism and decide they owe a contribution to the war effort themselves. But when the manager of nearby Consocraft Airplane Factory doesn’t think that they’re cut out for riveting, they try a more domestic approach to help their boys overseas.The second installment of Mary Lasswell... read more

One on the House (Suds in Your Eye Book 3)

Mary Lasswell

Flat broke at the end of their stay in New York City, Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham can only make it as far as New Jersey on their voyage back home. When they stop by a local bar for something to lift their spirits, they find it in disrepair and the owner in none too better shape himself. As desperate as they are to make it back to San Diego, it’s just not in their nature to le... read more

Flat broke at the end of their stay in New York City, Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham can only make it as far as New Jersey on their voyage back home. When they stop by a local bar for something to lift their spirits, they find it in disrepair and the owner in none too better shape himself. As desperate as they are to make it back to San Diego, it’s just not in their nature to le... read more

Wait for the Wagon (Suds in Your Eye Book 4)

Mary Lasswell

Kindhearted and loudmouthed Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham have only just set out on their long-awaited cross-country drive to the West Coast when the trouble begins. It’s bad enough that they wind up in a seedy, truck stop nightclub, but then it’s raided by the police! Thankfully, Chief Connolly can tell they’re decent folks and lets them off easy, but he needs a favor in retur... read more

Kindhearted and loudmouthed Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham have only just set out on their long-awaited cross-country drive to the West Coast when the trouble begins. It’s bad enough that they wind up in a seedy, truck stop nightclub, but then it’s raided by the police! Thankfully, Chief Connolly can tell they’re decent folks and lets them off easy, but he needs a favor in retur... read more

Tooner Schooner (Suds in Your Eye Book 5)

Mary Lasswell

On a trip to the waterfront, Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham befriend the kindhearted, if somewhat gruff, Captain Dowdy. When he takes them up on their invitation for dinner that evening, he brings the bad news that his crew has been locked up and he’s clueless about what to do for his big charter the following day. Of course Mrs. Feeley and friends can’t leave him in need. But l... read more

On a trip to the waterfront, Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham befriend the kindhearted, if somewhat gruff, Captain Dowdy. When he takes them up on their invitation for dinner that evening, he brings the bad news that his crew has been locked up and he’s clueless about what to do for his big charter the following day. Of course Mrs. Feeley and friends can’t leave him in need. But l... read more

Let's Go for Broke (Suds in Your Eye Book 6)

Mary Lasswell

Times are tough for Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham. After eighteen years of sharing the home that brought them together, it’s become too expensive to maintain and their neighborhood too stripped of character to boot. They set out to find a simpler life with a fixer-upper where they can live off the land, but nothing could be that simple…In the sixth and final story to star Mrs. ... read more

Times are tough for Mrs. Feeley, Mrs. Rasmussen, and Miss Tinkham. After eighteen years of sharing the home that brought them together, it’s become too expensive to maintain and their neighborhood too stripped of character to boot. They set out to find a simpler life with a fixer-upper where they can live off the land, but nothing could be that simple…In the sixth and final story to star Mrs. ... read more

Curtain Going Up!: The Story of Katharine Cornell

Gladys Malvern

Curtain Going Up! is the engaging novelization of Katharine Cornell’s life up to the book’s writing in 1943. The First Lady of the Theatre, as Cornell was known, entertained countless audiences on Broadway and on tour. With her husband, Guthrie McClintic, she produced and starred in many renowned performances, such as Candida and The Barretts of Wimpole Street, and gave endlessly to both audie... read more

Curtain Going Up! is the engaging novelization of Katharine Cornell’s life up to the book’s writing in 1943. The First Lady of the Theatre, as Cornell was known, entertained countless audiences on Broadway and on tour. With her husband, Guthrie McClintic, she produced and starred in many renowned performances, such as Candida and The Barretts of Wimpole Street, and gave endlessly to both audie... read more

Edgar Allan

John Neufeld

Selected as one of the NYTimes’ Book Review’s Best Books of the Year and honored world-wide, EDGAR ALLAN was an immediate sensation when it was first published. “This is not a novel about prejudice or race relations or brotherhood, or anything to simple. It is about parents and children, young people and older people, about love and failure, loss and discovery, coming to terms with ourself and... read more

Selected as one of the NYTimes’ Book Review’s Best Books of the Year and honored world-wide, EDGAR ALLAN was an immediate sensation when it was first published. “This is not a novel about prejudice or race relations or brotherhood, or anything to simple. It is about parents and children, young people and older people, about love and failure, loss and discovery, coming to terms with ourself and... read more

Eternal Bliss

Christopher Fahy

Twenty-eight year old Alan Swan knows: he’s fine, it’s the rest of the world that’s warped—deceitful and false—and as soon as he’s released from the mental hospital, he starts to partially set things right by abducting the woman of his feverish dreams, 20 year old movie star Bliss Marshall (born Barbara Majeski), and sailing with her to his private island off the coast of Maine. There he locks... read more

Twenty-eight year old Alan Swan knows: he’s fine, it’s the rest of the world that’s warped—deceitful and false—and as soon as he’s released from the mental hospital, he starts to partially set things right by abducting the woman of his feverish dreams, 20 year old movie star Bliss Marshall (born Barbara Majeski), and sailing with her to his private island off the coast of Maine. There he locks... read more

Faith Is a Verb

Chris Goodrich

Faith is a Verb is both an account of the author’s five years volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and a history of the organization, which Goodrich sees as a model institution founded on grassroots, Jeffersonian principles. The reader looks over his shoulder as Goodrich helps restore a burned-out drug den to its Victorian glory in Bridgeport, Connecticut; understands the yawning gap between... read more

Faith is a Verb is both an account of the author’s five years volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and a history of the organization, which Goodrich sees as a model institution founded on grassroots, Jeffersonian principles. The reader looks over his shoulder as Goodrich helps restore a burned-out drug den to its Victorian glory in Bridgeport, Connecticut; understands the yawning gap between... read more

Freedom's Thunder

Michael Foster

Young, handsome Christian, an English aristocrat, is mysteriously kidnapped and sent to the American Colonies, a new, raw land where he works as an indentured servant and spy. There, renamed Jack Hill, he meets pirates, thieves, cut-throats and villains and gentle Moravians and Quakers. He falls in love with the beautiful and cruel Lisa and the saintly Rebecca. He learns to fight and love equa... read more

Young, handsome Christian, an English aristocrat, is mysteriously kidnapped and sent to the American Colonies, a new, raw land where he works as an indentured servant and spy. There, renamed Jack Hill, he meets pirates, thieves, cut-throats and villains and gentle Moravians and Quakers. He falls in love with the beautiful and cruel Lisa and the saintly Rebecca. He learns to fight and love equa... read more

Home Birth

Alice Gilgoff

For women who believe that childbirth is a normal event, and that hospitals are places to treat illness, home birth with a licensed professional midwife is a safe and viable option.Unlike the rest of the world where home birth and midwifery are the norm, Western society has captured the traditional childbirth model and recreated it as a high-tech pathological event fraught with dangerous inter... read more

For women who believe that childbirth is a normal event, and that hospitals are places to treat illness, home birth with a licensed professional midwife is a safe and viable option.Unlike the rest of the world where home birth and midwifery are the norm, Western society has captured the traditional childbirth model and recreated it as a high-tech pathological event fraught with dangerous inter... read more

Lisa, Bright and Dark

John Neufeld

Selected as one of the NYTimes’ Book Review’s Best Books of the Year and honored world-wide, LISA, BRIGHT AND DARK was an immediate sensation when it was first published. Detailing how mental illness affects friends and family of the ill, LISA has been in print more than forty years. Its value has not been diminished over time, and readers throughout the world contact the author regularly to d... read more

Selected as one of the NYTimes’ Book Review’s Best Books of the Year and honored world-wide, LISA, BRIGHT AND DARK was an immediate sensation when it was first published. Detailing how mental illness affects friends and family of the ill, LISA has been in print more than forty years. Its value has not been diminished over time, and readers throughout the world contact the author regularly to d... read more

Lucille

Kathleen Brady

Everyone loved Lucy, the scheming, madcap redhead who ruled television for more than twenty years. In life, however, Lucille Ball presented a far more complex and contradictory personality than was ever embodied by the television Lucy. In Lucille: The Life of Lucille Ball Kathleen Brady presents the actress as a fully rounded human being, often at odds with the image she presented as an entert... read more

Everyone loved Lucy, the scheming, madcap redhead who ruled television for more than twenty years. In life, however, Lucille Ball presented a far more complex and contradictory personality than was ever embodied by the television Lucy. In Lucille: The Life of Lucille Ball Kathleen Brady presents the actress as a fully rounded human being, often at odds with the image she presented as an entert... read more

No Marble Angels

Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

Characters in No Marble Angels struggle to close distances between each other, distances of race, sex, age. “Her dialogue is sharp and accurate, drawing the reader close to the conflicts that produce full-bodied characters deserving of the rich emotional impact they evoke…the writer’s strengths—honesty, compassion and the ability to present such memorable scenes…” —Jill McCorkle, The New York ... read more

Characters in No Marble Angels struggle to close distances between each other, distances of race, sex, age. “Her dialogue is sharp and accurate, drawing the reader close to the conflicts that produce full-bodied characters deserving of the rich emotional impact they evoke…the writer’s strengths—honesty, compassion and the ability to present such memorable scenes…” —Jill McCorkle, The New York ... read more

The View from the Vue

Larry Karp

We called it THE VUE, and without a doubt, that was the most complimentary nickname Bellevue Hospital ever had.” So begins The View from the Vue, an “entertaining, colorful recall” (Publishers Weekly) of life a half-century ago at New York City’s medical court of last resort. Between 1959 and 1965, Dr. Larry Karp served as medical student, intern, and resident physician at Bellevue. During the... read more

We called it THE VUE, and without a doubt, that was the most complimentary nickname Bellevue Hospital ever had.” So begins The View from the Vue, an “entertaining, colorful recall” (Publishers Weekly) of life a half-century ago at New York City’s medical court of last resort. Between 1959 and 1965, Dr. Larry Karp served as medical student, intern, and resident physician at Bellevue. During the... read more

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