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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.
Vote Tekno Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Displaced and prematurely cynical, 24 year-old Selene arrives in London in 1997 with one goal in mind: to erase herself. Moving through the capital's gigs, clubs, parties and squats, she sheds her old identity piece by piece, in search of a part of her life that hasn't been tainted by superficiality. But will there be anything left when she's done?
The Uses of Adversity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Sober Truths: The Making of an Honest Woman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After 20 years of misery drinking, Kelly found she had to change most of her life to stay sober. This memoir tells how she learned to be with loneliness and anxiety, oo let go of the jealous dramas of the past, and to embrace a new life. Sobriety isn't easy; in fact, it is continual hard work. But Kelly offers hope to those who cannot imagine a life without alcohol from one who has recreated hers.
Tales From The Parlour and The Trenches
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Historical novel mainly set during the First World War. Elicited from a biography, this true story is a rude, politically incorrect insight into the war deeds, occurred on the Italian front, through the eyes of Enea, a young aristocrat who'll become adult and wise (or perhaps precociously old) after his baptism of fire and blood
Dairy Cows and Duck Races
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Series: Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This first hand account of farming and associated business life in the north of England - near to 'James Herriot' country - in the 1970s and 1980s, relates heart-warming tales with humour and candour. It depicts some remarkable rural characters and the hard reality of business life.
Catching Butterflies
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Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Calling All Women “Your Chariot Awaits You”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dr. Carballo-Perelman challenges women to become empowered and asks, “Why haven’t women achieved equality with men? How can we change these realities forever, creating a new world for future generations?” If you’re ready to shatter the glass ceiling and change your internal perceptions, here are practical tips, encouragement, and motivation to move toward empowerment.
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.
Jam on the Ceiling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a newspaper columnist of many years, Wes talked about writing a book but didn't realize he'd already written one until his sons went through more than 700 of his columns and compiled the best into Jam On The Ceiling. In this book, Wes talks about Oregon history and politics, the changing times and technology, traveling, hiking, and building a log cabin with his son William L. Sullivan.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
My Mind Is An Open Mouth: A Life Behind the Mic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
With his outlandish, machine-gun rapid-fire humor, Cork Proctor has been knockin' 'em dead for sixty years. . . literally. From his first attempt at stand-up comedy as a gravedigger entertaining his co-worker to lounges and showrooms around the world--on land and sea--this left-handed, dyslexic, two-time high school dropout has not only seen it all, he tells it all.
How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I thought I needed some excitement in my life. Rushing to the hospital for eighteen hours of open-heart surgery wasn’t what I had in mind. This is the true story of my recovery from an aortic dissection and the people and mindsets that pulled me through it. Whether you are standing atop your personal mountain or still scaling the cliffs, this book is for you.
Bozo's Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happened to the smartest kid in Colorado? He didn't grow up to be a rocket scientist! A humorous romp through fifties and sixties America.
And I Thought I’d Be a Nun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,440. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."
The Church of Tango
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Essay » Author profile
The Church of Tango is a passionate memoir of tragedy and adventure, lust and music, romance and tango, and above all, survival. A dancer all her life, she’d had to put it on hold while raising her artistic sons and caring for her dying husband. Now as she set her suitcase down on the ancient cobblestones of a Paris courtyard, she wondered—48 years old, 6,000 miles away from home knowing no one...
Crash Landing into a Field of Outhouses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This collection of short stories will transport you back in time to a world before technology when children explored their imagination in ways we only dream about today.
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
The Common Man - God, Home, Country
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Growing up in the 1950s, The American Dream was very much alive. Anything was possible. Trusting was easy, so was taking risk. Oh, how things have changed. What happened? More than a personal memoir recounting life’s struggles and triumphs, THE COMMON MAN is a fascinating insight into today's world. Someone has said, “This is the stuff martyrs are made of.” Are you ready for the truth?