Running with Grace: A Wall Street Insider’s Path to True Leadership, a Purposeful Life, and Joy in the Face of Adversity by Lori Van Dusen

About the Book: Nothing about Lori Van Dusen’s childhood indicated she’d become one of the nation’s top independent financial advisors. She was born prematurely on the wrong side of the tracks and with a genetic blood disorder. Her parents divorced when she and her twin brother were less than a […]

Soulscapes by Lee Woodman

About the Book: Soulscapes, the fifth volume in Lee Woodman’s “scapes” series, is an exploration of the way we reach for godliness or soul in our lives and relations. As a seeker who admits, discovers, and ponders all gods, the poet has been influenced by aspects of many faiths-Hindu, Muslim, […]


Book Summary: In a moment of desperation, Brad Hughes made an impassioned promise to God, but when should his responsibilities end? This question plagues Brad, a widower and owner of a lucrative mining operation, after rescuing twelve-year-old Esther Morgan–a mute, orphaned child in critical condition at Children’s Hospital. The answer […]

The Good Lord Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise: Pentimento Memories of Mom and Me

Catherine Caroline Murphy lived a life of struggle and accomplishment during her ninety-five-year existence. She imbued her children with a strong will to fight for what was right. Catherine was born in 1926 in North Dakota. The beginning of unfriendly economic times led to her family’s relocation to Oregon in […]

One Last Secret

One Last Secret was fantastic from cover to cover. Most of the chapters are narrated by the main character, Dora, who becomes an escort after dropping out of school for acting. She describes her profession as just another acting gig and it allows her to afford the finer things in […]