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Scarred for Life: One Woman's Struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Prescription Drug Addiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Critical Mass Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
"This is my testimony and if it [helps] just one person... it will all be worth it." -- Lucy R. Burlington In the late 1970s, Lucy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Keeping the pain at bay led her to make some unfortunate decisions. So others might benefit, she wrote her story but died before it could be published. Thirty years later, this gripping, concise memoir is as timely as ever.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Memoirs: Early Childhood 1929-1943
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Laura Nunn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bette James shares with us her early childhood memories of growing up during the Great Depression. Bette writes candidly about the events of her life and her feelings towards her parents, grandparents and her siblings. Memories: Early Childhood, 1929-1943, includes numerous photographs of Bette and her family, and the house where they all lived, in Mt. Wayte, Framingham, MA.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Ruff Love: True Tails of Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Breathless Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
In animal rescue, no story ever has a happy beginning, but can they have a happy end?
Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?
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Series: Seriously Mum, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.86 from 7 reviews)
Leaving England and moving to Spain to set up an alpaca breeding farm was never going to be easy… 'Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who risk everything to move to Spain to follow their dream.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
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Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Tales from my Bicentennial Year - Baseball, Hotdogs, Apple Pie and a Plymouth Fury III
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Humorous look at childhood in the Seventies. Relive the life, the music, the parenting. Go back when Baseball ran the sports world.
What the Freak Did I Hit?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Wandering Bard Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tommy Fergerson intertwines the story of his life and what prepared him for the hard decisions that he would face after a tragic skydiving accident. His straightforward attitude and ability to laugh at his own situation brings out his unique humor and internal strength. “What the Freak Did I Hit?” tells of the people and the behind the scenes details that his helmet camera could not capture.
The Shiny Red Honda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
A Life Less Ordinary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Porch It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
PORCH IT is an unflinching humorous look at growing up in the 80's. The dangerous tale of standing up to bullies, learning right from wrong, and delivering the news in San Jose, California during the birth of Silicon Valley. The fight for that one goal every young boy desires...the ultimate gaming machine, the Commodore 64.
I Hate to Say Goodbye
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 116,330. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
Fascinating stories of growing up during an historical and momentous time --the rebirth and rise of a nation. Threats from everywhere: Arab neighbors and hardship of nature which the war refugees faced in the uncultivated promised land. Forbidden young love among foes, bliss and abysmal gloom and valuable life lessons are interwoven into this stormy, tumultuous and tragic-comic family drama.
When Goodbye Begins: Sharing Life With Dementia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
John and I had been married a little over ten years when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. To the observer, life is unchanged, but not so for the carer. Having come through this period, observed others, and talked to many, I believe there is a vital need to acknowledge the mental and emotional trauma that is experienced by the carer during those early days.
Single Dad Rules (the first year)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Single Dad Rules is the first year of posts from the popular blog for single dads. It offers guidance for raising kids alone, dating advice, fun projects for kids, cooking, and fun stories as you watch this single dad of three young girls struggle and grow from the lessons life teaches. All posts in one place in chronological order so you can follow along in this fun entertaining ebook.
Transitions
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A joyous memoir of early 20th Century life in the small mining town of Franklin, New Jersey. From flowers to influenza, immigrants to imagination, this happy read recalls life at a sometimes simpler, sometimes stark, time in the life of America.
Defunct Money
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Zimbabwe is the country, and 2008 is the year on which this short memoir mainly focuses. It offers various glimpses into the perils of everyday life at the time. In it, the author shares personal experiences of the hyperinflationary era and the country's economic downfall. The memoir puts emphasis on the 'defunct' nature of money in the country at the time.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 1)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
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Price: Free! Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
Soup By Volume
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Price: Free! Words: 53,200. Language: British English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Quirky attitude, luminous words: warm, soulful, worth a few pence. Conveniently packaged collection of the best prose from the Wishbone Soup Cures Everything blog. Feel like you're hungry for something but don't know what? This could be the cure. Observation and imagination transform the world into a place of sustainable happiness.