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Locally & Independently Published General Nonfiction

Bookshop Santa Cruz has hundreds of locally and independently published books on our shelves. Our consignment program allows us to continue to accept all of the professionally-produced, self-published books from our local authors and to devote our resources to prominently featuring them throughout the store.

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The Millennial's Guide to Free Child Care in Your Home

Author Bio: 

Since 1979, Merit Academy's College Advisor, Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy, M.A., has founded and directed numerous organizations including Professional Tutoring Programs, R.E.C. Day Camp/Ski Club, Merit Academy, Merit Educational Consultants, LLC. and Merit Professional Organizers.  Her educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Master's degree in Educational Administration and a California Teaching Credential.

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$24.99
ISBN: 9781717883414
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Published: Independently Published - November 19th, 2018

The Millennial's Guide to Free Child Care in Your Home

Author Bio: 

Since 1979, Merit Academy's College Advisor, Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy, M.A., has founded and directed numerous organizations including Professional Tutoring Programs, R.E.C. Day Camp/Ski Club, Merit Academy, Merit Educational Consultants, LLC. and Merit Professional Organizers.  Her educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Master's degree in Educational Administration and a California Teaching Credential.

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$24.99
ISBN: 9781717883414
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Independently Published - November 19th, 2018

Confessions of a Script Doctor: How to Turn Your Life Experiences into Books, Plays, Screenplays

Author Bio: 

Jack Fitzgerald is also the author of other books such as Contessa, Paris Plays, Viva la Evolución, Roger Should Have Said Yes, Teddy Bear Murders and Murder Impossible as well as many stage plays and screenplays.

 

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$20.99
ISBN: 9781532072338
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Published: iUniverse - April 22nd, 2019

52 Reasons for Hope

Author Bio: 

As a career counselor at a public agency for fifteen years, Cathy Krizik has sat with thousands of people navigating the troubled waters of unemployment, earning her the title of “Minister of Hope.” She grew up in an alcoholic home and spent decades lost in a fog before stumbled into Al Anon where her awakening began. Rooted in atheism, Cathy learned to meditate, studied metaphysics and, over time, crafted a daily spiritual practice that transformed her life.

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$11.95
ISBN: 9781733681407
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Published: Cathy Krizik - March 23rd, 2019

The Software Arts

Author Bio: 

Warren Sack is a media theorist, software designer, and artist whose work explores theories and designs for online public space and public discussion. He is Chair + Professor of Film + Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he teaches digital arts and digital studies. He has been a visiting professor in France at Sciences Po, the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme, and Télécom ParisTech.

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By Warren Sack, Matthew Fuller (Editor), Lev Manovich (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780262039703
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Published: Mit Press - April 9th, 2019

The Art and Science of Caregiving: Stories of Inspiring Elders with an End-of-Life Guidebook

Author Bio: 

Annelise Schinzinger is passionate about improving the quality of life of elders and those who are dying. She has dedicated over twenty-five years to end-of-life care and advocacy for the elderly. She learned about the importance of competent and loving caregivers when she dealt with a serious illness at nineteen. When her grandmother and mother were ill and dying, she took care of them. Her experiences were so profound that she left the corporate world and became a hospice caregiver.

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$18.98
ISBN: 9781732596207
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Published: Noble Books - April 4th, 2019

Good Hearted Guidance

Author Bio: 

A leader in the field of weight and lifestyle solutions, Cheri Bianchini founded The Healthy Way in 1986, a comprehensive program that assists individuals in achieving optimal wellness. Formerly a Nurse Manager at Stanford Medical Center, Cheri has seen the consequences of unhealthy living first hand. Her extensive experience as a health and nutrition consultant has helped thousands of people transform. She is a powerful motivational speaker and seminar leader, delivering dynamic presentations filled with passion and life-enhancing information.

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$14.95
ISBN: 9780972842006
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Published: Self-Published - January 2019

Walk, Climb, or Fly: Surviving and Thriving in the Workplace Wilderness

Author Bio: 

Leigh Durst is a recognized authority in business, operations, and digital transformation. For 25 years, she has advised the global Fortune 100, startups, nonprofits and businesses across sectors, including 1-800-FLOWERS, American Express, AOL/Time Warner, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chevron, IEEE, Walmart, and the US Army Reserve. Leigh is a change agent who helps people work smarter to produce exceptional outcomes, presenting at events like SXSW, New Media Expo and MarketingProfs B2B.

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$25.99
ISBN: 9781544502007
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Published: Lioncrest Publishing - March 6th, 2019

House Calls

Author Bio: 

I was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and received my medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1971. I came to California to do an internship at the Santa Clara Valley Medical in San Jose with the intention of returning to practice medicine in Milwaukee as my father and grandfather had done. But California grabbed a hold of me and never let go.

$29.95
SKU: 237000619303

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