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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.
One Last Word: Finding My Dad Again
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What do you do when there is no opportunity for one last conversation? How do you handle the swell of grief while handling the tasks of planning a funeral and going through a person's things? In One Last Word, Chris takes the reader along his journey as he deals with his grief. One Last Word is an inspirational testament to an imperfect relationship between a father and a son.
Sailing Through Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The unshakeable bond between human spirits. A memoir. Con warned me on our third date that he planned to sail in his retirement; I fell hard for him anyway. In the blink of an eye we're tossing off the lines in Finland, and sailing into wild seas, testing my courage. Life and death revisit my world and fate plays the final card.
Grandpa's Chair
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Book of poetry about growing up in a small town in western Pennsylvania, in the 1950-60's.
The Philosophical Pilot "Three Fathers, Three Wives, Nine Lives
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Join Vern Westfall on a thrilling adventure from his childhood days in small adobe house in a remote corner of an Arizona Desert to his adult years in the skies above Vietnam as an F-4 pilot. Traverse the globe with this multi-talented man as he teaches high school, instructs pilots, mentors gifted children, survives in jungles, and communes with Buddhist monks in the mountains of China.
Ring around the Moon..Ghost Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are short stories of the ghost stories and legends I have grown up with here in South Alabama.
The Homeless Itinerary; A day in the life of a homeless family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Homeless Itinerary; A day in the life of a homeless family, is just that, a single day, narrated by Gina Rowell. It is an account of Gina and her four children being homeless and has to call the family van home. The events of this particular day stand out because everything that can possibly go wrong does. Gina doesn't want to forget days like this one so she writes it down.
Grandfather (A Memoir)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Written as a memorial to the author's grandfather, this short memoir starts by telling a brief history of his grandfather's life, and then goes on to recount the events and circumstances surrounding his death and funeral. The author concludes by reflecting on what happened and stating the lessons he learnt from the loss.
Gone Critical
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Gone Critical" is the story of real events that took place several years ago when I fell into a coma.
Cotswolds Memoir: Discovering a Beautiful Region of Britain on a Quest to Buy a 17th Century Cottage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An English actress and comedy writer returns from Hollywood to her homeland to buy a cottage in the Cotswolds,the most beautiful part of Britain. Her exciting search turns into a laugh-out-loud, good life, foodie, meet the eccentric locals, explore the idyllic Cotswolds fun read as she finds the sense of community lacking in her urban existence and decides 'It doesn't get much better than this!'
The Esther Vice House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
During the Spring of 1929, a terrible accident changes the life course of Esther Clark, a young teacher in rural Indiana.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Tomorrow's Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Heiress Strangled in Molten Chocolate at Nazi Sex Orgy! – A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Portnoy’s Complaint” meets “The Front Page.” A naïve kid with oppressive Jewish parents gets into journalism for all the wrong reasons, finds himself in over his head on a big city daily, but manages a modest success anyway. It’s a true story populated with swashbuckling 1960s newspaper types, parents with nutty hang-ups, a few celebrities, and an occasional scoundrel.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Transformed Life with Cancer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Diagnosed with an incurable form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at 39, Andrea looked for answers as the vitality was drained from her. She felt ill prepared for the long battle ahead and struggled to find the information she needed. Through her journey she gained significant knowledge about this disease which she shares in this book so that others can be better prepared for their fight.
Adventures in The Lake Disctrict
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From abseiling 150 feet down into an abandoned quarry, to climbing the tallest mountain in England, this short book recounts the adventures of twelve friends in a mountain school in The Lake District, one the most beautiful areas in England.
It Shouldn’t Happen to a Teacher
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,200. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The hilarious and barely credible (but very true) reminiscences of a retired deputy headmaster. Illustrated with 30 cartoons.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.