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Meadowbrook
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Price: Free! Words: 24,980. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of short stories, some true, others fiction. Which is which? You may be surprised.
Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
A Lifetime of Small Adventures
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
Rebel Mama: How To Raise Your Kids Without Losing Yourself
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Rebel Mama: How to Raise Your Kids Without Losing Yourself (or why dropping out and having kids was the best decision I ever made) is part-memoir, part-parenting guide for unconventional moms. Through her story of parenting as a young, poor dropout, Dusti Arab blows the top off outdated "What to Expect" style parenting advice and opens up a provocative discussion.
Sketches of an Evolutionary Goddess Book I - Origins
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sketches of an Evolutionary Goddess - Origins is a memoir, confession, awakening realization of one women's soul journey from self and cultural inflicted illusions to a blossoming becoming and channeling of Goddess Divine Feminine Energy! 10% of book sales are donated to The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature. ♥
Memoirs of Living With an Asshole Or How I Was Rear-ended by Ulcerative Colitis, J-Pouchitis, and the Medical Profession
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tippy Casey writes of a long personal battle with IBD. It is described through journal memoirs, emails, and other various communications made throughout the fight.
The Early Years
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
THE EARLY YEARS is a biography about growing up in New York City during the 1930's and 40's. This part spans approximately 80 years, including the 1930’s depression years, the rise of the mafia, and the author's brush with it. The first immigrants came from Caggiano, a small Italian village in the south of Italy, near Pompeii and Sorrento. Settling in the East side of NYC along the East River.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Just A Couple Of Chickens
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Just A Couple of Chickens” is a genuinely enjoyable read. Laugh out loud funny, informative and utterly timely. Getting a couple of chickens was Andrew’s idea, but Corinne took it over the top with thirty fluffy pheasant, five and twenty chickens, over forty chukar, and fifteen ducklings. There were twelve smelly quail, nine girl geese, two roosters, and a partridge in a pine tree.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard; Beginnings
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Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Born Young - The Life & Loves of Tom Standard" is an autobiography specifically written as a love letter to my Great-Grand Children and their descendants. You, too, are welcome to peruse it; I hope you find a snippet or two you can relate to and enjoy. When I read my Great Granddad's Civil War diary, I felt near him. That's why this love letter to those who follow me.
Where Destiny Leads
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
this is the story of an adventurous young man, that bored with main stream Britain headed off to travel the world, finally working on a huge cattle station in Northern Australia. The world was a very different place than we see today. It offers fascinating insights into life that seems long ago and shares many of the experiences with memorable pen portraits, of people and events.
Facing up to it
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by The Author Incubator. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
One woman’s transformational journey from craving acceptance to accepting herself.
Miscarried
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I wrote this short story as part of a contest on Lulu in 2011. The book was about myself, after having two miscarriages.
Diary of a Barking Mad Dog Owner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,450. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Due to his obsession with hedgehogs, Mr Mac was lead walked in the garden first thing in the morning before the sun was quite up and as soon as it was dusk when hedgehogs are likely to be around searching for food. Thus, you can imagine how mad I was when I arrived home from work on Friday, drove toward my gate and saw this half flat, brown, spiky lump in the middle of the road. “Arrrgggghhhh!” I
The Dream Matrix: A Memoir of Connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Nancy J. Myers takes us on her journey of discovery into the deep, rich world of communal dreaming. The two women in the story Nancy tells find and forge a spirituality that is their own as individuals but becomes shared in their friendship as they tell their dreams, then grows far beyond that to become a gift to their communities.
A Nostalgic Look at Mail Ships, Lost Hotels, Classic Cars, and Drive In Cinemas
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Series: Steve's Essays. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I'm nostalgic for things past...life moves so quickly and not always for the better. I reminisce about pipes, hats, hotels, flying boats,mail boats, and stamps. Enjoy! [Article - 1500 words]
Hiding in Water: A Memoir Based Mostly in Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when your father claims to be a prophet from another planet? Hiding in Water uses its unique platform to share a universal story of reconciling belief with reality: belief in ourselves, in others, in our chosen religions, and even in those who lead our countries. (EPUB version)