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Falling to Minimum Wage Misery: How I survived the Great Recession
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Price: Free! Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir detailing a period of time when the author worked at a minimum wage job during the recession. She had fallen from a career that required a Bachelor's degree to a part time job that had no education requirement. She speaks of her struggle during this time and how she made her way out.
Don't Ask Me To Believe
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Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Still A Foreigner
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A return to the American way of life after a long absence
My Butterfly Cancer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Super Days, Vol. II
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Series: Super Days. Price: Free! Words: 24,820. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is about my days at St Anne’s Convent School, Chandigarh from 1980 to 1993, but if you studied at a convent school anywhere in India in those days, you will probably find bits of your own life in it.
Summer with the Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
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.
Fond Memories of Bygone Days (Or How I Learned to Slow Dance)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The late Fifties and the Sixties were simpler days. Some of our experiences then were amusing, others were frightening, but they were always interesting. This book shares the adventures of a black boy who grew up in a small college town in the American South during that period and who thoroughly enjoyed it.
Outside the Box
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fourth volume of poetry from Miss Harrison is all about being outside the box. The theme of individuality and celebrating who you are runs through the volume. The book is divided into eight parts, with the first seven touching upon multiple topics such as individuality, beauty, racism, injustice, feminism, being a nerd, etc. The eighth part is a bonus of horror short stories.
Treading Clams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Treading Clams is a young man's memoir of growing up in a small seaside town at the end of the Second World War. Like the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, John "The Crabber" White takes us on eight different life changing adventures across an all American landscape. He reminds us of a more romantic time when children grew up unsupervised on the streets and back lots of small town America.
A Broken Boy On The Broken Road
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Price: Free! Words: 89,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The story is set in Canada and winds its way from the nation's capital city, Ottawa, to towns and cities from British Columbia to Quebec. A young male child is born into a world that is dark with hidden secrets of incest and abuse. This story traces that young child's story until he finally breaks free in order to begin a new life in a new place to call home.
Be a Man: How I Spent One Year Drinking, Shaving, Farming, and Fathering My Way Toward Masculinity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Peter Andre wed the love of his life, he assumed he would cross two thresholds at once: marriage and manhood. But months after he exchanged vows, Peter is the same passive-aggressive man-child he has always been. In an effort to become a rugged, rustic, capital-M Man, Peter decides to complete a different manly activity every week for an entire year.
RANDOM THOUGHTS THE DIARY OF A RUDE GIRL
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are journal entries recording the mind, dealing with depression, self medicating with drugs and insecurities from my childhood. These journals are all in rhymes as I am highly influenced with Hip Hop Music.
The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Based on the blog and personal journal Hollis Walker wrote during her journey through breast cancer, The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle is an honest, sometimes painful, and surprisingly funny story of what facing breast cancer is really like. The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle offers inspiration and hope to those facing life-threatening illness and the people who care about them.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
Letters To a Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
Miracle on 91st Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph Parenti was hit by a stolen speeding car. His life was turned upside down in a few minutes. His heart stopped three times and he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein
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Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 1. You set the price! Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
Any Road Will Take You There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A middle-age father takes the reader on a five-thousand-mile road trip, the one he always wished he’d taken as a young man. Recently divorced and uncertain of the future, he rereads the iconic road story - Jack Kerouac’s "On the Road" - and along with his two sons and his best friend, heads for the highway to rekindle his spirit.