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Black Magic Pure Magic


The inspiration for spewing my words onto these pages is to bring love and light to my audience. To bring together a community of people who have suffered immensely. To feel understood. To take a glimpse into a person’s life that has been in a dark place but has fought for one’s life. You will see throughout the poetry, how darkness and light are battling many times against one another. You see the process of healing. You see the journey of life.

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The Reason There's Bubbles


When Finn the mouse is whisked away to Fairyland, adventure is not far behind. The Reason There’s Bubbles continues the story of the little grey mouse who we first met in The Trouble with Bubbles. In this new tale, Finn is brought into a magical world to use his clever mind and creativity to help protect the fairies. Along the way, he meets new friends—a clumsy red-headed squirrel, a mystical insect, and a self-conscious turtle—who will help him find a way to travel to a faraway land and ...

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Swim Home

Searching for the Wild Girl of Champagne by

In September 1731, a feral child emerged from the woods in the Champagne region of France. Clothed in animal skins, with matted, unkempt hair, and wielding a small club, she ran like a hare, climbed trees like a cat, and ate leaves and raw meat. But who was Memmie LeBlanc? Where had she come from? How had she survived on her own in the wild? From the very first, mystery and controversy swirled around her and it still rages, as playwright Kathleen McDonnell discovers nearly three centuries ...

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Solving the Brain Puzzle

A Complete Layperson's Guide to Achieving Brain Health by

Receiving a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or some other brain-related illness is devastating. It feels like life, as you know it, is over, and you are powerless to do anything about it. Your future may seem like nothing but a long black tunnel of decreasing cognitive function, declining mobility, depression, and premature death. Even your physician may share this gloomy view. The good news is, you have more control over your brain health than ...

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Revolutionary Pacifism

Poems 2015-2019 by

A debut collection of powerful, intelligent poems that takes on themes such as death, ageism, mental health, Buddhism, self-perception, and politics. A young, educated, candid, and self-aware poet, Brendon Shipston uses his voice to help spark the greatest and most fundamental revolution of all - the revolution of thought. Revolutionary Pacifism offers an alternate way of being to a new generation of young adults coming of age in an era of rising social and political frustrations.

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Dawn of Magic

Rise of the Guardians by

It’s the year 2103, and Earth is in crisis. Temperatures are increasing dramatically, crops are failing, and humanity is struggling to adapt. As climate change and political tensions between Canada and the United States escalate, a long-dormant natural force awakens to reclaim her power from the ravages of science, politics, and organized religion: Mother Nature. However, she cannot succeed alone. In Toronto, a young man named Aiden has been enduring splitting migraines and vivid dreams that ...

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A Timeless Birth

Holistic Tools for Radiant Health and Vitality from Preconception Through Postpartum by

Ignite your innate womb wisdom by optimizing your mind, body, and soul in preparation for childbirth. Liberate your intuition and take the passage of motherhood into your own hands with practical and accessible tools for radiant health. A Timeless Birth provides a comprehensive holistic approach to creating the conditions for a graceful pregnancy, empowered birth, and regenerative postpartum experience. It covers feminine health, menstruation, preconception, pregnancy, and the postpartum ...

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Pickle Juice


David lives in a small town with his mother whom he loves deeply, they only have each other. David has big dreams for his future, he doesn't have any idea his life is about to change and not for the good. He soon finds himself in a nightmare with new living arrangements and relatives he has never met, he has to grow up fast although he is just a young boy. Still holding on to his big dream he hatches a plan out of desperation, that takes him on a wild adventure filled with excitement and new ...

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Ghetto Girls Rule in Marseille


“THE GHETTO GIRLS have somehow won a free trip to Marsay, France, to perform our play “Ghetto Girls Rule”. Rose couldn’t come because she is too little. So, it was me and my other sister Evelyn. Our mama said we could go if Robin Ann took responsibility for us. And since our mama hardly ever home, she wouldn’t miss us anyway. Robin Ann said it would be a good chance to get away from her brothers and house responsibilities and them girls up the way.” When a senseless shooting ends the life of a ...

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On Cold Iron

A Story of Hubris and the 1907 Quebec Bridge Collapse by

When engineering students in Canada are soon to graduate, the solemn “Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer,” penned by none other than Rudyard Kipling, charges them with their Obligation to high standards, humility, and ethics. Each budding engineer then receives an Iron Ring to be worn on the small finger of the working hand as a reminder throughout their career. Through the story of the 1907 Quebec Bridge disaster, in which seventy-six men died, author Dan Levert teaches a powerful object ...