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Hand-Dyes For Sale: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Business
By Melissa J. Will
Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wanted to turn a favorite craft or art-based hobby into a business? Melissa reveals both frustrating and funny experiences with her hand-dyed fabric business. What started as a simple, online shop soon filled her days (and nights) with new challenges, opportunities, and unexpected visitors.
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
By Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
By Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal
By Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
By J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Adventures at Apple Jack Creek: Part One
By Lonna Cunningham
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This book is a collection of blog postings that narrate the adventure of building your own house in the country. Follow along as six acres of former cattle pasture are turned into a small working farm: building a house, living in a shed during construction (in the winter), dealing with scheduling problems, acquiring and losing animals ... all the chaos, the crazy times, the progress, the fun.
Kara Mia
By Maryann Anglim
Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Kara Mia is the story of sudden loss and slow recovery in a teenager with Long QT syndrome - a genetic cause of an often fatal heart rhythm disturbance. Told by her mother and her physician the book combines the unique insights of both as Kara slowly recovers from a near fatal cardiac arrest.
Annette Opens the Door
By Sonia Brakowski
Price: Free! Words: 41,360. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
0.75 star(4.70 from 23 reviews)
This book is the true story of my tearful and soulful journey, learning to deal with and accept the illness and death of my ten year old daughter. How she contacted me through a medium in England many years later.
The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A violent incident that changed my childhood forever. (A 950-word essay.)
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
By Deborah J. Lightfoot
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
Our Dark Knight
By Bissera Kostova
Price: Free! Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A personal memoir by a mother about the sudden death of her 25-year-old son, a charismatic writer, thinker and athlete, who pushed himself beyond his limits. As she seeks to make sense of the tragedy in the early months of grieving, she incorporates some of the writings he left in his last few months, painting his unique and indelible character, which held his many friends in thrall.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
By A Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Following Moira: Sunset Fragment
By Mardi Shakti
Price: Free! Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please donate to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
When Real Life Begins
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
By Marcia Capellan
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Cancer Un Mensaje de Esperanza
By Jairo Alvarez
Price: Free! Words: 37,670. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cáncer - Un Mensaje de Esperanza es un recuento preciso de las experiencias personales del autor durante seis años como paciente exitoso que ha sobrevivido al cáncer de próstata. Por largo tiempo ha sido un observador y un estudioso de esta área y es un  convencido de que su testimonio puede ser de gran ayuda para la humanidad.
Hungry Minds
By Sumiko Saulson
Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
The 1950's - A Time To Grow
By Jon Peasey
Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
The Red Flyer
By Robert Chase Harris
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
A New Forest Childhood 1903-1916
By Thomas Gilbert Scott
Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The memoirs of Thomas Gilbert Scott growing up in Sway in the New Forest before the Great War. This ebook version does not contain the photographs, family tree or map of the print edtion.