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New Year, New Read: Self Help and Inspirational Books Spotlight

This month, the Dorrance Publishing Bookstore is holding a sale to kick off the new year. Today on the blog we are highlighting some of the books that are available to give you inspiration to achieve your goals this year!

The Chosen Ones by Nicole Ouzounian (2021, paperback, 112 pages)

In this book, Dr. Nicole Ouzounian aims to help addicts break free from addictions in order to reconnect with their true self and be free from mental bondage. This book will help you understand how your addiction to drugs and alcohol was a necessary part of your journey towards completely understanding yourself, life, and the world around you. Nicole Ouzounian received her Master’s degree in Addictions Counseling from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey and her Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from NOVA Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. She is a Masters Certified Addiction Professional with over 15 years of experience in the addiction field providing treatment for adults, adolescents and families in recovery. Working in the field of addiction enlightened Nicole to the true strength of the human spirit. 


From Pain to Power by Dr. Kita Moss (2021, paperback, 114 pages) 

From Pain to Power is an inspirational account of author, Dr. Kita Moss’s journey through failure and setback to success. In this memoir, Dr. Kita Moss details his experiences and lessons learned through overcoming obstacles and even a period of incarceration. While incarcerated, Dr. Kita Moss witnessed the power of God in his life, resulting in his release and offer of a second chance at a successful life. Dr. Kita Moss hopes that others will be inspired and empowered as he shares his experiences—pitfalls and successes. Dr. Kita Moss attended the Albany State University College in Albany, GA from 1996-1997, he then transferred to the Alabama State University Institution in Montgomery, AL through 1999. He also attended the Beacon Theological Seminary Institute in Columbus, Georgia where he obtained an Honorary Doctorate in Biblical Studies/Christian Counseling. 


Let That Cancer Go by Deborah Celle Mechura  (2021, paperback, 102 pages)

A cancer diagnosis can be a terrifying and disorienting experience. A shock to your system, just as cancer affects your physical health, it also affects your heart and soul. Self-love and self-care become critical to your survival, but it can be difficult to focus and navigate your new “normal,” especially in the beginning. Let That Cancer Go: A Guidebook for Leaving Negative Thoughts Behind and Finding Your Joy Again helps you journey through a cancer diagnosis while keeping your head and heart “afloat.” Through art and journaling, and even dreaming a bit, this guidebook enables you to take charge in your life, keeps you busy, and helps you relax, giving hope and bringing peace to the weary. Deborah Celle Mechura is a retired teacher who enjoys creating art and encouraging self-love and self-care. 


An Ultra Marathoner’s Journey by Jack Andrish (2021, paperback, 146 pages)

Lace up your running shoes and get ready for an outdoor biographical adventure like no other. Jack Andrish has been running ultra marathons since his son introduced him to trail running in the 1990’s. Running alongside his supportive family, Jack has enjoyed one surreal experience after another while attempting the hundred-mile feat. But above all, he’s learned that no matter how far you get into a one-hundred mile event, each run is a unique and mystical experience worth cherishing. Author Jack Andrish is a recently retired orthopaedic surgeon from the Cleveland Clinic after 50 years of work.


Perception of Joy: A Collection of Inspirational Essays by Jacinda Dowling (2020, Paperback, 54 Pages) 

Author Jacinda Downing sees her book Perception of Joy as encouragement for women of all ages who have been stripped of their identity and seduced by people who have taken over their lives as they know them. Experiencing trials and errors of her life as a teacher, daughter, wife, and a mother, prompted Downing to write this book to help the women who need it most.



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