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Picture Perfect?
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Dreams Really Do Come True
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
‘Dreams Really Do Come True’ is a light-hearted and sometimes serious collection of escapades that chart the journey to the fulfilment of Cherryl and Ian’s dream - to live on a narrowboat and explore the English canal system.The diagnosis of cancer and subsequent treatment threatened to turn the dream into a nightmare but patience and persistence won the day and they took to the waters.
Slave To The Farm
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
The Trains We Rode
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
Fate Brought Me Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Fate Brought Me Home" is a true story about the many times in Jayne's life that she had fallen, and how the universe showed her the way. It's about a greater love, and about fate. In life, things happen for seemingly no reason, but there is always a reason, whether it be a lesson to learn or karma to pay or even as payback. There is always a reason.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
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Series: Breast Cancer, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options.
Rethinking The Law of Attraction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Getting what you want may be easier than you think. It may only take rethinking! In Rethinking The Law of Attraction, P.R. Young reveals how you can get what you want more often. From decades of research and experience, Young highlights this ancient law in an easily understood historical perspective showing how it has been successfully applied throughout time. Now you can do it, too!
My Butterfly Cancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
The Wrong Shade of Yellow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I was middle aged and homeless, soon to be penniless, and really and truly no different from that bag lady sitting on the bench over there. I couldn’t jack it in and go home, because I didn’t have a home to go to anymore. The bicycle and the tent were now home. Wherever I found myself on any given night was now home. And that meant, for tonight, Genoa Piazza Principe Railway Station was home.
Glass Half Full
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.