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A Broken Boy On The Broken Road
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Price: Free! Words: 88,740. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Screaming Meemies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"I drink to soften the past and dull the present and postpone the future. I drink because I'm lonely. I drink because I'm scared." With fascinating insights into the world of addiction, this remarkable true story reveals the lives of three women as they rise from the harrowing depths of self-destruction and journey towards redemption.
Woman Defined
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How do you define a woman? Do you define her by her experiences in the past? Her choices in the present? Or her dreams for the future? This collection of poems illustrates the defining moments in the life of the poet. Moments that shaped the choices she made and held her back from truly living in the present. In coming to terms with the past, one can let go of it, and enjoy the present.
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.
Assisted Living: An Insider's View
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
The Charley Horse from Hell: Surviving a Massive Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A darkly humorous and harrowing account of one man's experience with a life-threatening massive deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which struck him down in his early 30s and changed his life forever. It began on a hot summer day with a cold wave of numbness that washed up from his thigh up into his groin; it ended six months later with a permanently damaged limb and a lifetime regimen of Coumadin.
Growing Up on the Carnival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This charming narrative recounts a time in American history that we've lost—when traveling carnivals were a small town's primary form of entertainment, and one girl's memories as a third generation of a family carnival company.
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.
The Little Red Thief - The True Story of Foxyloxy - An Orphaned Fox Cub
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Louise Wren was closing her bedroom curtains one night when she spotted a fox cub sitting alone and forlorn on her lawn in the dark. Realising it had been orphaned, she began to feed it, soon recruiting her grandchildren to help. So began an extraordinary relationship which changed Louise’s perception of foxes forever. She is now involved in the conservation of the animals she has come to love.
Confessions of a Rambunctious Kid: A Quest for Self-Discovery and the Meaning of Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jennifer began her quest for self-discovery at an early age when she realized she was different from other kids. Suffering from a bizarre condition known as Sensory Processing Disorder, she shares her innermost thoughts and struggles. She fell into many deep potholes on her journey, which included abuse, addiction, and poverty. Ultimately, the challenges taught her some valuable life lessons.
Traveling Softly and Quietly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,180. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
The Captain in Me: Scrapbook
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Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
This is the free scrapbook / preview-teaser for The Captain in Me, of which, also will include my previous book In Love With a Sailor. The Captain in Me takes your soul for a walk down a long pier on the beach where the only guide is the sunset right before your eyes. It’s the moment where you wake to see that you are no longer dreaming and you are given the chance to take charge.
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.
I'll Blame It On The Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Austin Macauley Publishers are honoured to announce the publication of ‘I'll Blame it on the Wind' by Mathew Colbert. This heart wrenching story details horrific physical and sexual abuse, and is at its core, a tale of survival.
Memories with Mom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A book dedicated to my mom and what all she means to me. It's a book of memories I share with her.
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.
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book details the fate of Otsuchi, the author’s retirement home, as a microcosm of the horrific tsunami that destroyed Japan’s Sanriku Coast on March 11, 2011. The narrative provides geographical and historical context and reflects on the tsunami’s aftermath, loss of family members and home, mass funerals, cultural aspects, humanitarian efforts, and plans for recovery.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.