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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.
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.
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.
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.
Emigrant for a day
By Francesco Lolli
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
By Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Ero venuto da lei per parlare con voi ma tu non c'eri
By Rino Ottonaro
Price: Free! Words: 37,750. Language: Italian. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My first and last autobiography. Simply my life with its ups and downs. Post-war years I have done a thousand jobs and many removals. I had joys and sorrows. I describe everything in an ironic tone. Text in Italian.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
By Irene Tomkinson
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.
A Grandfather's Legacy
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Zythom T1 L'âge d'or est devant nous
By Zythom MEM
Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
Sur un ton impertinent et plein d'humour, le blog de Zythom fourmille d'anecdotes vécues, tant sur sa vie personnelle ou professionnelle que sur ses activités d'expert judiciaire. Elles sont réunies dans cet essai pour participer à l'éclairage du public à travers le point de vue rarement exprimé de l'homme de l'art.
I Am A Submariner
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
Kiss Chronicles
By Virginia M. Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
1 star(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students
By Emerson Csorba
Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
The Art Teacher
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(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
By MaryAnna Bentley
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.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
By Daniel Roth
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.
Rise: A Collection Inspired by Lift
By Rebecca K. O'Connor
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.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. 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.
My Operation
By Ernest Winchester
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.25 star(4.22 from 9 reviews)
Some thoughts while facing surgery.
The River
By Mariellen Ward
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.