In 1974, after escaping an abusive marriage, Luanne Armstrong struggled with poverty and caring for four small children. During this time, the author and Sam Moore began their friendship; they were both young single parents in crisis, and needed to change their lives. They supported ... Read more
Edited by Douglas Gosse
About Face: Essays on Addictions, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies seeks to broaden the conversation around addiction in Canada. Featuring essays by a diverse group of writers, About Face delves into the major categories of addiction: drugs, alcohol, sex, pornography, ... Read more
A mid-level drug trafficker and self-proclaimed low-life with a big vocabulary comes to terms with his actions and his mental health.
Andrew Brobyn’s relationship was in shambles before he took the terrible acid that sent him on an almost decade-long journey seeking redemption. ... Read more
Twelve years in the making, Breathing the Page: Reading the Act of Writing is a must-read for students of creative writing. This collection is comprised of two sets of twelve essays each. "Materials" reflects on the history and animate nature of the objects we use in the act ... Read more
By Val Litwin, Chris Bratseth, Brad Stokes, and Erik A Hanson
... after reading [the] first-person accounts in this book I feel as if someone has opened a door and let me in, helped me see what it was really like.' This book magically allows me to feel I was there for all of it. It will do the same for you.?Catherine Ryan Hyde, author, ... Read more
A shot of encouragement, a kick in the ass, and a loving push for young people who have no idea what they want or how to get it
Career Rookie is a book for every grad, student, and 20-something who feels lost, overwhelmed, and anxious. It tackles the emotional and logistical ... Read more
By Sarah Vermunt
Narrator Christine Brubaker
Rousing, bullsh*t-free advice for aspiring career changers
What is a careergasm? Does it feel as good as it sounds?
You bet your ass it does. A Careergasm happens when your work feels good. Really good. Like a groovin’ Marvin Gaye song. Like you and your work belong together, ... Read more
By Lise Leblanc
Are you feeling worn out? Overextended? Stressed out? You're not alone - we all get stressed and overwhelmed at times . .. but how do we know when it has gone too far?
As we face a global stress-test of epic proportions, this sense of destabilization and uncertainty is causing ... Read more
By Lise Leblanc
None of us want to experience the loss of a loved one, but the sad reality is we've all experienced it, and it is certain that grief will come knocking many times throughout our lives. A psychotherapist for more than twenty years, Lise Leblanc has learned that we are rarely ... Read more