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Unexpected Tales and Feel Good Stories
By Clark Graham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life does not come with an instruction manual. When I found skunks in my crawl space, I could not refer to page 98 to see what to do about it. I couldn't find a chapter about how to tell your neighbor that you accidentally burned up his yard. There was also no instruction on not climbing on a firetruck in the dark, because you might fall and break your finger off. You may not be able to laugh at
The Mutilation, Degradation, and Humiliation of Joseph Marcus Barron
By R.M. Barron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An exposé of gross dereliction and political misconduct on the part of Bexar County, Texas. A terminally ill boy, experiencing a medical emergency while in the custody of his parents, is confronted by three Bexar County Sheriff's Deputies, chased from his home, cornered and shot three times as his mother watches. But that is only the beginning of the family's nightmare.
Calamity Jan and the Russian
By Jan Pierson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This May-December, Russian-American love story launches two people on a spirited dance–not Swan Lake–because they still believe in Destiny, and dare to risk everything in order to find it.
Scorn Not Her Complexity (Epilepsy, My Love!)
By Konstantinos Kallimachos
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 48,980. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2012 by eAnagnosis Publishing Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Children suffering from severe intractable epilepsy can be saved. They can lead a dignified life provided that those who love them and take care of them can also learn to love the condition itself. Originally published in Greek under the title Epilepsy, My Love, this is the story of just such a child, narrated by the parents themselves.
Revealing Grace: A Story About a Cancer Adventure and a Community
By Amy Conn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Written by cancer survivor and yoga instructor Amy Conn, this wise and compassionate field guide inspires those touched by cancer to live more fully and less fearful during times that appear most challenging.
Edgar's Studebaker -- And Other Memorable Stories
By Ray Kania
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A look at the serious and not so serious events in life, from "The Last Can Opener" to "Smiley", the images are from real people, places, and events.
I Have What??? - One Man's Journey Through Breast Cancer
By Richard Wiener
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my discovery and treatment of BREAST CANCER. Only 1 percent of all breast cancers occur in men. I knew that men could get breast cancer but I personally knew of no one who had it. It is my hope that this book will make more people aware.
Ramblings in Ireland
By Kerry Dwyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is not a book about rambling in Ireland. It tells the tale of one particular walking trip and the memories and musings it inspired. Exploring the West of Ireland is a time for meditation, spiritual reflection and strengthening the bonds of life. More practically the ability to read a map might have proved helpful.
I Bit the Silver Spoon
By John Duncklee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"I read Will James, and dreamed of becoming a cowboy." John Duncklee shared the dream of many young boys. Growing up during the depression was difficult and his father had other plans for John. Through a multitude of jobs, college, and the military, the desire to be a cowboy lived in John's heart. An emotional, sometimes humorous, always entertaining memoir of one man's life lived on his terms.
Death-Defying Nina
By Lily Salter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
Black Knights of the Panhandle - Dumas Demons
By Don Samuels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Black Knights of the Panhandle is a memoir about life, seen through eyes of youngsters growing up in the panhandle town of Dumas, Texas during the 1950s and early 1960s. It captures lifestyles shortly after soldiers returned home at the end of World War II, as they wanted to forget about war and begin a new life.
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
By Joy Beebe
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,040. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
Eli Record Eli Queen
By Brian Williams
You set the price! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Maybe in some way or fashion, for some reason I think I walk the harder roads and make things harder on myself through personality choices and stupid mistakes as I go forward to my goals to prove to myself that I am the person I have always thought myself to be… that or I’m just a fucking idiot. C.
Tales From Down Under
By Shela Dingo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dear Readers, I hope you enjoy my little stories about life and growing up here in Australia. They cover different ages in my life, from young and at play in the town where I was born, then to young adult hood, also at play. Farm life, some things we dream up to stop being bored.
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
Lost and Found in France
By Rita Clements Lee and Brian Lee
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Rita Clements Lee. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The parallel memoirs of two students separated by the English Channel. In a pithy, humorous manner, Rita recounts the most vivid experiences of her student days as an assistant at a School in Albi, Southern France. 1969/70. Brian, meanwhile, relates his trials and tribulations over the intervening period.
Memoirs of a Gondolier: Where Do People Find Love?
By Jack W. McCoy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of true stories & events experienced by a Las Vegas gondolier, Umberto, who over the years has been made privy to countless stories from real couples on where they first met & how they found love. We get a glimpse into the fascinating life of a gondolier, whose remarkable experiences & captivating stories shed light on many issues of love, inspire & entertain along the way!
Young Man of the Cloth
By Joseph Langen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Many people have asked me about the costume I wore in the seminary (cassock) and in the monastery (habit). I often thought that was an odd question. Father Brendan, the Director of Students at Holy Cross Seminary once told us that the cassocks we wore and habits we would eventually wear were the most important part of us. What we stood for was more important than who we were. This became a central
Goodbye, Mummy Darling
By Susan Tickner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1952, the author of this book, and her brother, Roy, were sent to Australia by their mother under the Child Migrant Scheme. Sue and Roy’s mother had remarried, and she had been bullied by their new stepfather into getting rid of them, since he only wanted his own children. As you read Sue’s story, many unanswered questions arise.
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.