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Daddy Die Hard
By Isaac Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After his father left his family, the author found a replacement in the unlikeliest of fictional characters - the gun-weilding, hard-cursing, cigarette-smoking John McClane from the movie Die Hard. About 2,000 words.
Specks of Happiness
By Keerti Garg
Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'Specks of happiness' is about the remarkable moments of joy in our everyday life. We all experience them but often tend to bypass them.I am sharing some of these moments from my life.If after reading my stories, you are able to recognize the specks of ecstasy in your life, the purpose of my book would be served
Black Sheep Never Cry, Dedicated to the Memory of JFK, Jr.
By Lori Finnila
Price: Free! Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was told something about a plane and that she would be the only one to help him.
Problem-Solving 101: Can You Solve the Problem?
By David Bruce
Price: Free! Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On the banks of the Chickahominy River, George Armstrong Custer once listened for a while to his superior officers argue about the depth of the river, then he solved the problem of determining how deep the river was. How did he do it?
Sailor Soldier Lover
By Lon Bram
Price: Free! Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A factual account of an extraordinary saga of resiliency, courage and sailing skill by a continuous twice-around solo ocean circumnavigator in a 43-foot sailing yacht.
A Mix of Holiday Memories
By E. P. Ned Burke
Price: Free! Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Authors E. P. Ned Burke, Madonna Dries Christensen and Carrillee Collins Burke share some of their favorite holiday memories with you.
My First Ninety Years
By Mary Jane Baird
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
The author gives us an opportunity to experience some of the more memorable moments in her long, rich life. First, as a child growing up in a small town in Kansas during the Depression, later as one of the fortunate young women who went to college during that time, and then as the wife of a very successful Presbyterian minister for 50 years.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
By Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Shamans and Healers : The Untold Ayahuasca Story (FREE SAMPLE)
By Andrew Osta And Friends
Price: Free! Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Amazon rainforest of Peru holds many secrets. There, magic is still alive, the impossible happens, and spirits freely interact with humans. Shamans with very real supernatural powers claim to heal incurable diseases using magical songs. Darkness battles against light in a constant war, and many souls are at stake. But the biggest secret of that mysterious world has never been told. Until now.
Aroma of Orange Pekoe - Non-fiction e-book
By Jeff Tikari
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The life and living; the entertaining and ways of Tea Planters who made a living in those remote plantations of north-east India in the 1950s. Scots, Brits, and Indians lived in a cohesive society mostly cut off from the rest of the world. They built their own clubs where they danced and entertained; played indoor and outdoor games; drank and lived a rugged life - hunting, fishing and trekking.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
By Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: Free! Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
3:14 am
By Allen Hancock
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
3:14 am is based on a real life incident that took place between 3:14 and 4:14 am on 1 June 1998.
Far Beyond the Borderlands of Scotia
By Carl Halling
Price: Free! Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An incredibly informative compendium of writings...essays, verses, memoirs...a thrilling voyage through history, culture, literature, poetry, art and far more besides, all from a Christian point of view.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
By Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
0.75 star(4.70 from 23 reviews)
If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule. Will they stay, or return to the relative sanity of England?
Bare Naked Wayne
By Wayne Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tell-all self-portrait of a private man, chronicling the author's quest for truth, love, and purpose in life. Stories include: "Growing Up with Jesus," "God Sends Maggots," "Thank God for LSD," "Tom Washington Shit in My Hat," "I Burn Miss Utah at the Stake," "Saving the Great Lakes," "I Wore Abbie Hoffman's Coat," and his sordid tale of life as the sixth husband of a white witch.
Going Bare!
By John David Harding
Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(2.00 from 1 review)
I have always wanted to try naturism and in August 2012 I got my wish as my terrified wife and excited kids joined me as we went to a naturist resort in southern France for a few days. This book offers a light-hearted look at our first family holiday in five years, when I persuaded them to go bare in public for the first time.
Moved Out of Our Comfort Zone
By Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We moved three times in twelve months! From Boynton Beach, Fl To Palm Beach, FL To West Palm Beach, FL To Townsend, TN From a 3-bedroom ranch to two condos to a log cabin--in the Smoky Mountains--with black bears as visitors. After 24 years in the same job, Ron changed jobs two times those 12 months. Ron’s sister also passed away, in Detroit, and he was the executor of her estate.
In the Company of Heroes: Life-Shaping People, Life-Changing Moments
By Woodrow Sears
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you were lucky, mentors showed up to guide you through life's challenging times. You owe your heroes and need to pass their favors along to others. You're invited to meet 15 exceptional people who shaped my life. Most are no longer with us, so this book is part of my pay-back. I hope it will prompt you to remember the heroes in your life, and to keep those gifts alive by sharing them.
After the Fire: A Personal Essay
By Fred Bubbers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.
A Victim of Bullying
By Travis Bughi
Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
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.