The Amish Portrait – Samantha Bayarr

Tessa has become a meal ticket for an artist, but is he the same for her? When Tessa notices a handsome Englisher sketching her portrait in the park, she decides it’s time to strike a deal with him, and it’s the only way she’ll allow him to draw more of her.



Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg Mckeown

Have you ever felt the urge to declutter your work life? Do you often find yourself stretched too thin? Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized? Are you frequently busy but not productive? Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas? If you answered yes to any of these, the way out is the Way of the Essentialist. The Way of the Essentialist isn’t about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting only the right things done.  It is not  a ...



The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life – David Brooks

Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The bestselling author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world. Every so often, you meet people who radiate joy—who seem to know why they were put on this earth, who glow with a kind of inner light. Life, for these people, has often followed what we might think of as a two-mountain shape. They get out of school, ...

Amish Auction – Samantha Bayarr

Free download with Kindle Unlimited. Can a letter written by a dying woman fix Abby’s messed up life? Abby Monroe is broke, jobless, and homeless, and has given up her heritage. When she uses her last few dollars to bid on a cedar trunk she feels drawn to at an auction, the contents turn her world upside down.



Outer Order, Inner Calm – Gretchen Rubin

For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn’t work. The fact is, when we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we’re then able to create the order that will make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. Gretchen Rubin has found that getting control of our stuff makes us feel more in control of our lives. By getting rid of things we don’t use, don’t need, or don’t ...



Women Rowing North – Mary Pipher

The instant bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia–a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age. Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they have always wanted to be. In Women Rowing North, Pipher offers a timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as they age. ...



Minimalism – Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus

Minimalism is the thing that gets us past the things so we can make room for life’s most important things—which actually aren’t things at all. At age 30, best friends Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus walked away from their six-figure corporate careers, jettisoned most of their material possessions, and started focusing on what’s truly important. In their debut book, Joshua & Ryan, authors of the popular website TheMinimalists.com, explore their troubled pasts and descent into depression. Though they had achieved the American Dream, they ...



Gratitude – Oliver Sacks

“My predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved. I have been given much and I have given something in return. Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.” —Oliver Sacks No writer has succeeded in capturing the medical and human drama of illness as honestly and as eloquently as Oliver Sacks. During the last few months of his life, he wrote a set ...



A Thousand Mornings – Mary Oliver

The New York Times-bestselling collection of poems from celebrated poet Mary Oliver (1935-2019) In A Thousand Mornings, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life’s work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Massachusetts. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her treasured dog Percy, Oliver is open to the teachings contained in the smallest of moments and explores with startling clarity, humor, and kindness the mysteries of our daily experience. “When it’s over, I ...


Kaleidoscope – Sue Lachman

What if you could change your entire outlook on life? Through the insightful and reflective lens of wife, mother of five, special needs advocate, coach, and public speaker Sue Lachman’s everyday events and stories reveal the simplicity of life when experienced from Mind, Thought, and Consciousness—the Three Principles that changed Lachman’s outlook on life. Once a fighter whose response to life’s curveballs was to shout louder, Lachman shares how our thoughts create our reality, and how we can learn to live a happier life to ...



There In God’s Grace – Dana Bicks

Powerful, inspirational and expressive narratives, written by the miracle of God through the hands of a dyslexic author. Learn of Dana Bick’s shocking anointment to be a Messenger of God in his raw and uncut stories of real Christian life. There In God’s Grace is a dedication to God through the Written Word. This personal collection of our Lord’s messages encompasses Christian faith and love, betrayal, devotion, loss, and life surrounding the author in his childhood hometown of Severna Park, Maryland. Readers can find inspiration ...

Finishing Off the Bottle: A Memoir of Addiction and Self-Discovery – Bruce Hidasch

For Bruce, alcohol was the solution to every problem. From stress and anxiety to real loss, booze was his magic elixir that made it all disappear. But the constant blackout nights brought with them even more trouble. Despite the perpetual cycle of drunken mistakes and continued escalation in drinking, he found new ways to rationalize his self-destructive behavior. Drinking was a part of who he was. And an existence without it seemed inconceivable. He takes you through a life where nights with missing pieces of ...

Amish Acres: Tobacco Rows – Samantha Bayarr

Amish Acres; where the romance is sweet, the lemonade is tart, and the secrets are spicy! Annie Lapp, the community gossip, is determined to get her hooks in Jeremiah, but after a brief encounter with him in the tobacco field, is she wrong about everything? Everyone makes mistakes during their rumspringa, but Annie is determined to make them all. This book is a continuation of Amish Acres: The Celery Patch. If you have not read book one, The Celery Patch, it is advisable to read ...