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A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
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Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
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
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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.
I was a drummer she was a dancer
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Price: Free! Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"In just a few minutes, my life would be changed forever," the author explains. "It was like the Beatles." A fascinating journey through punk rock and new wave, love and loss, and finally joy and closure.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
The Life & Times of a Boomer Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Personal anecdotes about growing up on a farm in the rural south during the 1960s. The author's sometimes humorous and sometimes poignant recollections tell the story of one family's joys and struggles amid changing times.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
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Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
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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.
Something Furry Underfoot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
My Not-So-Ordinary Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"My Not-So-Ordinary Life" is a memoir that tells the author’s life story up to age 28. The book reminisces about her innocent times in childhood, reveals the difficult experiences she faced in adolescence, and shows how she persevered and changed her life as an adult. The message of the book is: Life has its ups and downs but, ultimately, you will be okay, and maybe even good, in the end.
Trail Ways, Path Wise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,350. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What people are saying... "Just in time to counteract Bill Bryson's lumbering: A Walk in the Woods, here is a book by a guy who actually made it through."JHM "The author’s style is breezy, intimate; he talks to you, to himself, to his trail mates. When he describes a day on the AT you see it, feel it, as if you are there. He writes fluidly, always compellingly readable." JW
Floating Point
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
MAINSTREAM MYSTIC - The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
MAINSTREAM MYSTIC-The True Story about the Struggle to Blend Everyday Life with a Destined Path of Enlightenment: Anyone seeking meaning in their life will benefit from this autobiography of a skeptic's journey through a series of spontaneous spiritual experiences; which led her to have the faith and courage to follow her own path to God. Magical Stories! You will look at life very differently!
Odd Road to Kabul
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the remarkable story of survival and a child’s unique ability to pull through a harrowing fourteen-year cycle of neglect and abuse.
Christmas Patrol
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
a military experience of being on deployment at Christmas
From a Feudal Isle to Aotearoa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1972 Chris, Ken and young son Roy left their guest house on the tiny feudal Island of Sark and took ship for New Zealand. They bought a Bedford van and spent two years working and touring in both Islands. This is the true story of the trip out; the many places visited and jobs taken,from Matron of a small Auckland hospital to running a motel and giving horse and carriage rides to guests.
The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Rogue Aviator is a memoir of a fun-loving, adventurous pilot during a unique and tumultuous aviation career. The pulse-racing aviation anecdotes are spiced with humor, pathos, and poignancy along with a smattering of decadence and debauchery. An additional theme of this book presents an insider's view of the aviation industry and the results when the profit factor trumps safety considerations
Ones a poner time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A delightfully entertaining cocktail of short stories born from half a century (and counting) of memories and musings. Two parts comedy and one part drama, with just a dollop of farce, this book is best enjoyed while curled up on the couch with a box of chocolates.
Isabella's Torch: A Thanksgiving Memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A 16th century French Christmas carol. Seconds on ice cream. Mom's lime-pineapple Jell-o mold and Dad's secret stuffing recipe. Storifying. This Thanksgiving-themed micro memoir combines holidays past and present, stirring up a gentle reminder that wherever family is on the fourth Thursday in November, we're home.
First Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by BeanPods Press, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Love, as the hoary cliché holds, is a many-splendored thing: many-splendored, and multifaceted; a periapt to some, an Orloff Diamond to others. Within this volume, we assay to present this ubiquitous—this most basic—but most subtle and nuanced, of human emotions as we would any sacrosanct, dangerous relic. Follow the world of nine authors, three men; six women, as they tingle and bleed for love.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Grandfather's Uncle
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Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A lovingly crafted memoir, written with a single-minded purpose, can offer a rare opportunity to really get to know a great person through literature. In the style of the old Reader's Digest monthly feature "My Most Unforgettable Character," McQuillan recounts the life of "Big Philip", who died in 2011 at 98 y/o. His colorful, witty, and wryly entertaining father will not easily be forgotten!