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Falling to Minimum Wage Misery: How I survived the Great Recession
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Price: $2.99 USD. 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!
She's No Turnip
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.
Tales From Behind The Fitting Room Curtain
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Preparing for sales events, tills that don’t work, the last-minute Christmas shopper and customers who take their prayer mat into the fitting room... Just a few of the day-to-day challenges of working in retail. An amusing account of life from the other side of the curtain. For those who work in retail – and for those who just love to shop.
A Thousand Sparks of Light
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shining a light on the appalling issue of medical error, this stirring memoir tells of one health professional's empowering story from the hospital mishap to the courtroom battle that catalyzed her now public crusade. More than the legal battle, this is an intimate spiritual journey, an unforgettable story about not giving up on yourself — and also provides advice on taking charge of your safety.
Edith's Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Among The Spirits
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Mark Johnson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Among The Spirits tells the story of Irene Allen-Block who discovered at a very early age that she wasn’t like the other children she played with while growing up in England -- she could see and communicate with spirits! This would lead Irene down a unique and sometimes lonely path of self discovery.
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
The Tail on my Mother's Kite
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What can possibly go wrong in a household led by a mother who is educated, rich, and beautiful? As Maralys and her brother, Allan, learn, the answer is everything. Thanks to a mother who marries seven times, the children are dragged from city to city and husband to husband. Yet this memoir proves that youthful willpower can prevail over powerful adversity.
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
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.
My Bipolar Backpack
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / bipolar disorder
In this powerful memoir, My Bipolar Backpack, Susan Ralphe employs sharp storytelling skills honed over a long, newspaper-reporting career to tell her own story of long-term, heart-wrenching bipolar madness and recovery from it.
Super Days, Vol. I
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Series: Super Days. Price: Free! Words: 17,010. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: November 22, 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.
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.
A Mercenary, Some Spanners, A Triffid And A Hedge
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Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Welcome to the second piece of the jigsaw of the mangled sludge of words and stuff that will eventually curdle and congeal into the boondoggle of the memoir, No stranger to the P45. This is actually a prequel to the first mini-book, 'A hitman, a chopstick and a darlek'
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.
Ao Anoitecer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mas neste lamaçal, nem tudo foi negativo, pois eles (reformados, aposentados e pensionistas) foram nomeados como principais donos do país, certamente por antiguidade, e por isso escolhidos para assumirem, com maior peso, as dívidas resultantes de tanta “inteligência”, mediante o crime de “abuso de confiança”, forma suave de apelidar o acto de quem fez uso dos valores que lhes ficaram à guarda! …
Ao Anoitecer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Os mais jovens que, em princípio, não se revêem nesta prosa, terão o privilégio de conhecer o passado de alguns dos seus conhecidos, perceber o porquê de algumas atitudes e opções que até então lhes pareciam “menos adequadas” e, em algumas das imagens, poderão encontrar elementos importantes que, no futuro, lhes servirão para enriquecer a sua formação.
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.