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Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
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Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
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Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
A Victim of Bullying
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Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
(5.00 from 1 review)
At some point, everyone has either been bullied or seen bullying happen. As a society, we’ve ignored the problem because of its prevalence and acceptance as a part of growing up. However, what if suicides from bullying occurred as young as 8-years-old? Would society finally wake up? This is what almost happened to me, and this is the story of how I not only survived, but conquered bullying.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
A Grandfather's Legacy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Emigrant for a day
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.
I Am A Submariner
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 Sentenced To 30 Years As A Non-Violent. First Time Offender
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Price: Free! Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 is a cautionary tale based on the life of Michelle Miles. As a means to escape poverty, Miles tried her hand in the drug game, joining the notorious "Burrell Organization." Little did she know, this poor choice would land her a 30 year sentence in federal prison. Miles' jaw dropping story will make you think. Does the U.S judicial system represent justice for all?
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
The Art Teacher
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
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Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short nonfiction piece reveals the character of rural Iowa through the eccentricities of loving grandparents. It is a story of agrarian grandparents told by one of their thirteen grandchildren. Though anecdotal in nature, this work somehow reveals a good synopsis of what growing up in Van Buren County, Iowa during the 1980s was really like.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
Flight of the Spirit
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Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Homer Shoup, arrested in 2004 and charged with attempting to assassinate Vice President Dick Cheney, writes about his life-changing experience immediately afterward. Shoup writes about the man he was and the man he has become since.
Rise: A Collection Inspired by Lift
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Price: Free! Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In celebration of the Kindle version release of LIFT, an award-winning falconry memoir, author Rebecca K. O’Connor shares a complementary collection of essays, short stories and poetry that further examines life in the shadow of a raptor’s wings.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
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Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
Baby Boomer
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Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the '50s in rural Ontario is a rich, learning experience. This autobiography takes you through the swinging 60s and my life as a single mom in the 70s and 80s. It's a beautiful life.
7 Temples to Bill Gates
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Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a man who made seven temples dedicated to Bill Gates.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous thoughts about life, love, pets, friends and depression
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The River
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.